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Civil Construction courses

Civil construction courses teach you the skills and knowledge required to work in the civil construction and surveying industry. You’ll cover topic...

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  • Certificate II Civil Construction

    RII20720-01

    Enjoy a versatile career as a civil construction labourer in the booming civil construction industry. Prepare for future construction projects and workforces and gain the skills to support safe and sustainable infrastructure across the country.

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  • Certificate III Civil Construction (Timber Bridge Construction and Maintenance)

    RII30920-07

    Build specialised skills in civil construction and timberwork as you restore and maintain historic timber bridges. Learn on the job or in simulated environments, then graduate ready for success as a bridge maintenance worker.

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  • Certificate III Civil Construction (Road Construction and Maintenance)

    RII30920-04

    Make your mark in the civil construction industry as a road surfacing construction worker. Conduct a variety of road marking operations using ride-on, long line and thermoplastic methods and develop skills that are recognised across borders.

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  • Certificate III Civil Construction (Pipe Laying)

    RII30920-03

    Lay the groundwork for an exciting career supporting the future of Australian infrastructure as a civil construction pipe layer. Learn a wide range of skills, and prepare for the diverse outdoor tasks you’ll encounter in pipe laying.

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  • Certificate III Civil Construction (Civil Construction General)

    RII30920-09

    Build the practical skills you need to get your start in the dynamic civil construction industry. Get an all-rounder’s introduction, become a qualified civil construction worker and help to shape the future of Australia’s infrastructure.

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  • Certificate III Civil Construction (Bridge Construction and Maintenance)

    RII30920-10

    Build your civil construction career and gain foundational skills to work as a bridge maintenance worker. Learn and apply a wide range of bridge construction principles and help to shape the future of Australia’s infrastructure.

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  • Certificate III Civil Construction Plant Operations

    RII30820-01

    Build your plant operations skills to contribute to exciting, large scale infrastructure projects as an earthmoving plant operator. Learn to confidently operate heavy machinery like rollers and tip trucks, and work as part of a team on a range of projects including roads, railways and airports.

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  • Certificate IV Civil Construction (Supervision)

    RII40720-01

    Become a qualified civil construction site supervisor and develop the skills needed to lead and supervise teams effectively. Learn about civil works, implementing operational plans and site risk management systems on construction projects, and earn the respect of your industry peers along the way.

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  • Certificate IV Civil Construction (Operations)

    RII40720-02

    Level up from manual civil construction work to supervisory roles in civil construction operations. This course helps you upskill with up-to-date knowledge in workplace health and safety, operational plans, risk management and leadership.

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Civil construction course information

There are so many ways to study at TAFE NSW. You can choose an option that suits your learning style and lifestyle.

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Who is a civil construction course good for?

You'll be well suited to civil construction if you enjoy working in a dynamic, hands-on environment. You'll often be working outdoors and exposed to various weather conditions. If you like working outdoors a...

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Civil construction career paths

From junior positions through to senior roles, there are plenty of opportunities available in this booming industry. Here are some of the most sought-after jobs in the field of civil construction.

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Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

How do I enrol?

At TAFE NSW you can apply or enrol to do a course.

If your course has no entry requirements, you can enrol directly. If there are entry requirements, you will need to apply to be accepted for a position in the course.

  1. Go to the TAFE NSW website to view the course you are interested in
  2. Check if there are any entry requirements, as you may be asked to supply additional information
  3. Select a course location to progress your enrolment
  4. Follow the prompts to complete
  5. You will receive an email confirming your enrolment or application status

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