RII31615 Certificate III in Trenchless Technology

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Course description

Do you work in civil construction and want to specialise in trenchless installation methods? Try the nationally recognised RII31619 Certificate III in Trenchless Technology. Over 12-18 months of training you will become proficient in horizontal directional drilling, auger boring, and pipe jacking — plus improve your skills and knowledge of workplace communication and occupational safety.

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Nationally recognised

Average duration

12 months

Online or Distance

On-campus or Workplace


This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Excavator Operator$1,050 weekly pay
Construction Labourer$960 weekly pay
General Labourer$960 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Building Estimator$1,440 weekly pay
Construction Supervisor$1,150 weekly pay
Site Foreman$1,150 weekly pay
Building Contractor$1,550 weekly pay
Construction Manager$1,550 weekly pay

Government funding

The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the RII31615 Certificate III in Trenchless Technology. 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 RII31615 Certificate III in Trenchless Technology 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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