RII30815 Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations

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Course description

Get started in civil construction with the Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations (RII30815). This nationally recognised training course accompanies an apprenticeship and teaches you how to work safely on a civil construction site. The course covers levelling, trenches, concreting, earthworks — and you’ll also have the opportunity to learn how to operate a range of heavy vehicles (depending on your chosen electives) including backhoes, graders, dozers, and excavators. Enquire now for more information about how to enrol and where to study.

Nationally recognised

Average duration

36 months

Online or Distance

On-campus or Workplace


This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Plant Technician$960 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Plant Operator$1,550 weekly pay
Plant Supervisor$1,450 weekly pay
Plant Manager$1,450 weekly pay

Government funding

The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the RII30815 Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations. The type of funding you receive depends on the state that you live in.

There are eligibility requirements for each type of funding. Enquire with a course provider to check your eligibility.

Payment options

Interest free payment plan
Most course providers offer flexible payment options for the RII30815 Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations such as weekly, bi-monthly, or monthly interest-free payments for those who do not wish (or are unable) to pay their tuition fees outright. There is usually a discount for those who pay their tuition fees upfront. Enquire with a course provider to find out more.

Benefits of nationally recognised training

This is a nationally recognised course delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). RTOs are strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

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These course providers offer the RII30815 Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations:

DGT Training and Employment
SWQ Training
Dickens Assessment and Training Services