Certificate II in Civil Construction - RII20720


Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00591E

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working in an operational role in civil construction, who undertake a prescribed range of tasks using limited practical skills and fundamental knowledge, in a defined context working under supervision.Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification considerationsLicensing, legislative and certification requirements that apply to this qualification can vary between states, territories, and industry sectors. Users must check requirements with relevant body before applying the qualification.


  • Control traffic on high volume roads
  • Cut, weld and bend materials
  • Handle resources and infrastructure materials and safely dispose of nontoxic materials
  • Construct and dismantle fences and gates
  • Plan and organise work
  • Conduct spreader operations
  • Carry out manual excavation
  • Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures
  • Licence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding basic level
  • Conduct basic scaffolding operations
  • Operate elevating work platform
  • Safely handle bituminous materials
  • Read and interpret plans and job specifications
  • Hand spread asphalt
  • Carry out basic levelling
  • Use hand and power tools
  • Trim and cut felled trees
  • Use inclusive work practices
  • Operate small plant and equipment
  • Support plant operations
  • Fall trees manually (basic)
  • Use explosive power tools
  • Install trench support
  • Repair potholes
  • Respond to site based spills
  • Enter and work in confined spaces
  • Control traffic with portable traffic control devices and temporary traffic signs
  • Control traffic with stop-slow bat
  • Lay pipes
  • Spread and compact materials manually
  • Carry out measurements and calculations
  • Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • Take samples of road surfacing materials
  • Communicate in the workplace
  • Support plant operations
  • Drain and dewater civil construction sites
  • Carry out concrete work
  • Identify, locate and protect underground services

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Ballina Campus No
  • Part-time : 15 months
Macquarie Fields College No
  • Part-time : 2 years
Wollongong Campus No
  • Part-time : 2 years

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