Part Time Day
Course Start Date
3.8 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- Apprenticeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
The nationally accredited Certificate III in Civil Construction (Road Construction and Maintenance) will equip you with the skills you need to maintain the longevity and safety of our road network. Keep Australia moving and start your career working on road projects that make a difference.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through theory and practical course work, you will learn to:
- Measure and calculate materials
- Read and interpret plans
- Use hand and power tools
- Operate small plant and equipment
You will also learn about work health and safety, planning and organisation in the civil construction industry.
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Develop the personal qualities and skills needed to get ahead in this field:
- Analytical skills to read and interpret plans and specifications
- Collaboration and team work
- Problem solving with a solutions focus
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing the course will equip you with:
- Practical skills in operating hand and power tools, and heavy machinery
- Civil construction worker
- Civil construction road surfacing worker
- Civil construction (general) worker
- Civil construction site maintenance worker
- Civil construction mobile plant worker
GROW YOUR CAREER
Build on your career with further learning:
- Certificate IV in Civil Construction (Operations)
- Certificate IV in Civil Construction (Supervision)
- Diploma of Civil Construction (Engineering and Management)
- Associate Degree of Civil Construction (Engineering and Management)
The civil construction sector is booming across NSW. Skilled construction workers are in high demand due to project works commissioned by the Federal and state government, local councils and private contracting firms.
This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.
There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.
This is a Part Time Day Blended course. You will need to attend approximately 3.8 hours of class, over 1 day a week, for 2 years. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 0.6 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 7.9 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including on the job = learning skills from supervisors, leading hands and experienced workers.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:
- Employed by councils & contractors in the civil construction industry.
MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE
There is a new version of this course coming soon. If it is available before you complete your studies, you will be notified of your options and may be transferred to the new course.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services
As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:
- LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
- Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
- Easy computing online short courses
- Access to local TAFE libraries
- Accessibility and Disability Support Services
- Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home
To keep you safe while studying, some of our face to face classes may be replaced with online or connected learning. We have also modified our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. As restrictions ease, the way you attend your class may change again. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, due to the impacts of COVID-19 there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.
Australian Apprenticeships training can be on-the-job, off-the-job or a combination of both. TAFE NSW will negotiate your attendance and study pattern with you and your employer.
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.
Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.
For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?
You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:
PPE: Hi viz clothing, safety boots, safety helmet, safety gloves, safety glasses.
READ BEFORE YOU ENROL
Learn about TAFE NSW Fees
Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding
Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.
Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition
|RIICCM208D||Carry out basic levelling|
|RIICCM205E||Carry out manual excavation|
|RIICCM201D||Carry out measurements and calculations|
|RIICOM201D||Communicate in the workplace|
|RIIWMG203D||Drain and dewater civil construction site|
|RIISAM201D||Handle resources and infrastructure materials and safely dispose of nontoxic materials|
|RIICCM202D||Identify, locate and protect underground services|
|RIIWHS302D||Implement traffic management plan|
|RIISAM204D||Operate small plant and equipment|
|RIIBEF201D||Plan and organise work|
|RIICCM203D||Read and interpret plans and job specifications|
|RIICCM207D||Spread and compact materials manually|
|RIICCM206D||Support plant operations|
|RIISAM203D||Use hand and power tools|
|RIIWHS201D||Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures|
|RIICCM209D||Carry out concrete work|
|RIIRIS201D||Conduct local risk control|
|RIICRC314D||Handle concrete materials|
|RIICCM210D||Install trench support|
|RIICRC301D||Maintain drainage systems|
|RIICRC304D||Maintain sealed roads|
|RIICRC316D||Place and compact concrete|
Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.
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