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Loganholme QLD 4129
Ph: 07 3806 0999

Certificate III in Pipe Laying

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Course Code:RII30915
Name:Certificate III in Pipe Laying

Course Outline

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

Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 25
7 core units
18 elective units

  • Ten must be chosen from Group G
  • At least one must be chosen from Group H
  • At least three must be chosen from Group I
  • No more than four 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
  » RIICCM203D  Read & interpret plans & specifications
  » RIICOM201D  Communicate in the workplace
  » RIISAM203D  Use hand & power tools
  » RIISAM204D  Operate small plant & equipment
  » RIIWHS201D  Work safely & follow WHS policies & procedures

Group G Electives

  »  RIICCM202D  Identify, locate & protect underground services
  »  RIICCM205E  Carry out manual excavation
  »  RIICCM206D  Support plant operations
  » RIICCM207D  Spread & compact materials manually
  »  RIICCM208D  Carry out basic levelling
  »  RIICCM210D  Install trench support
  »  RIICRC208D  Lay pipes
  »  RIISAM201D  Handle resources & infrastructure materials & safely dispose of non-toxic materials
  »  RIIWHS302D  Implement traffic management plan
  »  RIIWMG203D  Drain & dewater civil construction site

Group H Electives
   » RIICPL301D  Install water mains pipelines
   » RIICPL302D  Install stormwater systems
   » RIICPL303D
 Install sewer pipelines

Group I Electives

  »  RIICCM209D Carry out concrete work
  »  RIICRC203D Install sub-soil drainage
  »  RIIIMG301D Maintain site records
  »  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
  »  RIIWMG301D  Control construction site water table

Other Electives
  » RIIHAN309E  Conduct telescopic materials handler operations
  » RIIMPO315D  Conduct tractor operations
  » RIIMPO317E  Conduct roller operations
  » RIIMPO318E  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 grader operations
  » RIIMPO325D  Conduct civil construction scraper operations
  » RIIMPO326D  Conduct civil construction water cart operations
  » RIIMPO337D  Conduct articulated truck operations
  » RIIVEH304D  Conduct tip truck operations

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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