Course Start Date
08 Mar 2021
4 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This course is superseded.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.
To register for an information session, head to tafensw.edu.au/infofest. Students who cannot attend the Information Session please make an online enquiry or contact us on 131 601 for more information about the course!
There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.
This is a part-time day, face to face course. You will need to attend approximately 35 hours of class, over 5 days a week, for 2 years, in block release.
You may also be required to complete approximately 13 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study, research and workplace evidence.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:
- are currently working in the civil industry but not an apprentice.
MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE
This course is delivered in block release. 5 blocks in the first year and 5 blocks in the second year. Class times are Monday to Thursday 7:30am to 3:30pm and Friday 7:30am to 12:30pm. 35 hours per week.
Block dates for 2021 are:
1 - 08/03/21 - 12/03/21
2 - 03/05/21 - 07/05/21
3 - 14/06/21 - 18/06/21
4 - 16/08/21 - 20/08/21
5 - 04/10/21 -08/10/21
You will be informed of the dates for 2022 delivery in due 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.
Proposed attendance: Block delivery - 5 Days per block. Class times are Monday to Thursday from 7:30am to 3:30pm and Friday 7:30am to 12:30pm. 35 hours per week.
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?
An initial payment of $80 is required to confirm your enrolment into this course. If you do not wish to continue with your enrolment, you must formally advise Customer Service of your withdrawal. If you do not withdraw prior to the first date of the course, this initial payment is non-refundable.
If you have any further questions, please contact us on 13 7974.
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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
Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place. As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.
For further information or assistance, call 13 7974.
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|RIIBEF201D||Plan and organise work|
|RIICCM201D||Carry out measurements and calculations|
|RIICCM203D||Read and interpret plans and job specifications|
|RIICOM201D||Communicate in the workplace|
|RIISAM203D||Use hand and power tools|
|RIISAM204D||Operate small plant and equipment|
|RIIWHS201D||Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures|
|RIICCM202D||Identify, locate and protect underground services|
|RIICCM205E||Carry out manual excavation|
|RIICCM206D||Support plant operations|
|RIICCM207D||Spread and compact materials manually|
|RIICCM208D||Carry out basic levelling|
|RIICCM209D||Carry out concrete work|
|RIICPL304D||Install pre-cast gully pits|
|RIICRC301D||Maintain drainage systems|
|RIICRC304D||Maintain sealed roads|
|RIICRC307D||Conduct road pavement construction|
|RIIHAN301E||Operate elevating work platform|
|RIIHAN308F||Load and unload plant|
|RIIIMG301D||Maintain site records|
|RIIMPO318F||Conduct civil construction skid steer loader operations|
|RIIWHS302D||Implement traffic management plan|
|RIIWMG203D||Drain and dewater civil construction site|
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