Course Start Date
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 (General) will give you a broad overview of the construction industry. This highly-regarded qualification is recognised by construction employers, it can lead to work on substantial, exciting infrastructure projects across Australia.
CONSTRUCT YOUR CAREER
You can also choose to specialise in the following civil construction areas:
- Bridge Construction and Maintenance
- Pipe Laying
- Road Construction and Maintenance
- Tunnel Construction
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, including:
- Communication skills
- 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:
- Hands-on experience working in simulated environments
- Practical skills in operating hand and power tools, and small plant and equipment
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This course is superseded.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 blended course delivered by workplace visits.
You may also be required to complete approximately 8 hours of additional study each week, including independent study and workplace experience.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:
- Apprentices that are working in the civil construction industry and who are looking at expanding their knowledge and skills in this 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)
- Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
- 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
This course will be delivered by workplace visits. An individual training plan will be provided when you enrol in this course. Your plan will outline the recommended study timetable and detail your units and assessments.
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?
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
Before you can start an apprenticeship, you first need to find an employer in the industry you're interested in that will support you through your studies. You and your employer should contact an Apprenticeship Network Provider (ANP) and tell them you're interested in studying at TAFE NSW.
The ANP will help you and your employer to complete a Training Contract. Once you have a Training Contract, we will help you, your employer and the ANP to complete a Training Plan Proposal. Once you have both these documents, the ANP will lodge them with State Training Services, who will provide further advice about next steps.
Find out more: https://www.training.nsw.gov.au/apprenticeships_traineeships/index.html
For further information or assistance, call 131 601.
Find out more about Applying and Enrolling
|RIIWHS201D||Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures|
|RIIBEF201D||Plan and organise work|
|RIICOM201D||Communicate in the workplace|
|RIICCM201D||Carry out measurements and calculations|
|RIICCM203D||Read and interpret plans and job specifications|
|RIISAM203D||Use hand and power tools|
|RIISAM204D||Operate small plant and equipment|
|RIICCM207D||Spread and compact materials manually|
|RIICCM202D||Identify, locate and protect underground services|
|RIICCM208D||Carry out basic levelling|
|RIICCM206D||Support plant operations|
|RIIWMG203D||Drain and dewater civil construction site|
|RIIWHS302D||Implement traffic management plan|
|RIICRC301D||Maintain drainage systems|
|RIICRC302D||Place and form concrete kerb, channel and fixtures|
|RIICRC304D||Maintain sealed roads|
|RIICRC307D||Conduct road pavement construction|
|RIICBS202D||Hand spread asphalt|
|RIIIMG301D||Maintain site records|
|RIICCM209D||Carry out concrete work|
|BSBCUS301||Deliver and monitor a service to customers|
|BSBDIV301||Work effectively with diversity|
|RIICBS208D||Conduct road maintenance operations|
|RIICPL304D||Install pre-cast gully pits|
|RIIMPO318F||Conduct civil construction skid steer loader operations|
|RIIRTM203D||Work as a safety observer/spotter|
|RIICCM205E||Carry out manual excavation|
|BSBFLM312||Contribute to team effectiveness|
|BSBFLM305||Support operational plan|
|RIICCM301D||Construct and dismantle fences and gates|
|RIIHAN308F||Load and unload plant|
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.
Foleys Lane, North Wollongong
Phone 131 601
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