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Certificate III in Plant Operations

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Course Code:RII30815
Name:Certificate III in Plant Operations

Course Outline

This qualification reflects the role of a skilled operator working with Civil construction plant, who applies a broad range of skills in a varied work context, using some discretion and judgement and relevant theoretical knowledge. The individual may provide theoretical advice and support a team.

Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 19
14 core units
5 elective units

  • At least one must be chosen from Group A
  • At least two must be chosen from Group B
  • No more than two may be chosen from Group C
  • No more than one may be chosen from elsewhere within this training package, or from another endorsed training package, or from an accredited course.
  • At least two must be chosen from Group A
  • A further three may be chosen from Group A, B or C
  • No more than one may be chosen from elsewhere within this training package, or from another endorsed training package, or from an accredited course.

Core Units
  » RIIBEF201D Plan & organise work
  » RIICCM201D Carry out measurements & calculations
  » RIICCM202D
 Identify, locate & protect underground services
  » RIICCM203D      Read & interpret plans & specifications
  » RIICCM205E      Carry out manual excavation
  » RIICCM206D      Support plant operations
  » RIICCM207D      Spread & compact materials manually
  » RIICCM208D      Carry out basic levelling
  » RIICOM201D    Communicate in the workplace
  » RIISAM201D      Handle resources & infrastructure materials & safely dispose of non-toxic materials
  » RIISAM203D  Use hand & power tools
  » RIISAM204D  Operate small plant & equipment
  » RIIWHS201D  Work safely & follow WHS policies & procedures
  » RIIWMG203D  Drain & dewater civil construction site

Group A Electives

  » RIIMPO318  Conduct civil construction skid steer loader operations
  » RIIMPO319D  Conduct backhoe/loader operations
  » RIIMPO320E  Conduct civil construction excavator operations
  » RIIMPO321E  Conduct civil construction wheeled front end loader operations
  » RIIMPO323D  Conduct civil construction dozer operations
  » RIIMPO324E  Conduct civil construction grader operations
  » RIIMPO325D  Conduct civil construction scraper operations

Group B Electives

  » RIIHAN309E  Conduct telescopic materials handler operations
  » RIIMPO315D  Conduct tractor operations
  » RIIMPO317E    Conduct roller operations
  » RIIMPO326D    Conduct civil construction water cart operations
  » RIIMPO337D    Conduct articulated truck operations
  » RIIVEH304D    Conduct tip truck operations

Group C Electives

  » RIICCM209D  Carry out concrete work
  » RIICCM210D    Install trench support
  » RIICRC208D     Lay pipes
  » RIIRIS201D       Conduct local risk control
  » RIIRIS202D       Respond to site based spills
  » RIISAM205D     Cut, weld & bend materials
  » RIIWHS202D   Enter & work in confined spaces
  » RIIWHS204D  Work safely at heights
  » RIIWHS205D  Control traffic with stop-slow bat


Vocational Outcome

Successful completion of this qualification will result in the student receiving a Nationally Recognised Certificate from the Resources and Infrastructure Training Package.

Funding Options

Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) subsidy may be available, eligibility criteria applies.

Additional subsidies are also available, eligibility criteria also applies.  

To discuss funding and subsidy availabilities, please contact us on 07 3806 0999 or email [email protected] to discuss.




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