Certificate III in Civil Construction

Upskill yourself or your workforce with a - RII30920 Certificate III in Civil Construction and become a skilled operator working with Civil construction!



The RII30920 Certificate III in Civil Construction from Major Training is designed to cover the skills and knowledge to work effectively as a skilled operator working in civil construction.

The qualification applies to specialist occupations within the civil construction industry. Major Training Group delivers the following streams:

  • Civil Construction – General
  • Civil Construction – Pipe Laying
  • Civil Construction – Road Construction and Maintenance

Course Details

The RII30920 Certificate III in Civil Construction specifies the competencies required for employment as a skilled operator working with civil construction, who applies a broad range of skills in a varied work context, using some discretion and judgment and relevant theoretical knowledge.

Licensing, legislative, regulatory, and certification requirements that apply to this qualification can vary between states, territories, and industry sectors. Relevant information must be sourced prior to the application of the qualification.

While there are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, for a trainee pathway the learner must be employed full-time or part-time and have access to a workplace to be able to gain sufficient experience to successfully complete the Unit of Competency requirements.

People entering the workforce to undertake an Apprenticeship in the construction sector may have minimal or some prior skills or Statements of Attainment which may be recognised through our recognition process. Delivered through SRTO requirements including the development of a Training Plan, Employer Resource Assessment, and completion of a Training Record.

What You'll Learn

Plan and organise work.

Carry out measurements and calculations.

Read, interpret plans & specifications.

Communicate in the workplace.

Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures.

Use hand and power tools.

Certificate III in Civil Construction

This advanced program is tailored for individuals passionate about taking their civil construction career to new heights. From earthworks and road construction to drainage systems and heavy machinery operation, this program empowers you with the skills needed to excel in diverse roles within the civil construction industry. Join us to unlock a world of opportunities and become a driving force behind the development of essential infrastructure.

Possible Roles

Leading Hand (Civil Construction)

Bridge Constructor

Road Builder

Utilities Industry Worker (Transmission Laying)

Site Maintenance Construction Worker

Road Marker

Potential wages could be in the region of $75,000 to $80,000 per year

Delivery options

Find out more about the available delivery options for this course.

Self Paced Study

Self-paced training is suited to individuals who may or may not be employed but whom are looking to undertake study for personal professional development.

Training Locations
Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Course Duration

Arrangements are over a Nominal Term: 36 Months, criteria applies.

What You'll Pay

Full Cost: Enquire Now

Funded Options
CSQ Funding

Amount Funded: $1,500 plus $400 per gap unit trained

Student Gap Fee (what you will pay): $250

Learn More about CSQ Funding here; CSQ Funding

User Choice Funding

User Choice Funding is available. Please see here for more information on costs; User Choice Funding

Study Now Pay later

Study Now, Pay Later options are available for this course. Please see here for more information; Study Now, Pay Later

Employer Based
Student Support

Study Information

View our comprehensive resource hub and explore more information about payment options, student support, credit transfer/RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning), assessment methods, and the wealth of resources available to enhance your educational journey.

We accept a range of payment options:

  • Credit Card via our secure payment gateway
  • Study Now and Pay Later with up to 12 Months Interest-Free -> Learn More Here
  • AfterPay: Pay in 4 easy installments -> Learn More Here


At Major Training Group, we aim to ensure that everyone gets the most out of their studies and that is why students have access to a range of support options to help them along the way. They include:

  • Additional practical training sessions
  • Extended learning time
  • Alternative training methods and resources
  • Access to our experienced staff for one-on-one training
  • Recognition of previous learning and experience to speed up the process.

Students with prior industry experience may be eligible for RPL. Students may also qualify for credit transfer if they can demonstrate prior qualifications and/or statements of attainment. You can learn more about credit transfer and RPL here.

We use a variety of assessment methods including;

  • Online
  • Paper
  • Video
  • Q&A
  • Demonstration
  • Short written answers
  • Longer written answers
  • Third-party observation
  • Knowledge skills observation 
  • Employer reports

Information for Businesses

  • We develop customised Apprentice Training Plans face to face with the employer and the student to ensure your apprentice is learning the right skills for your business
  • We provide education & coaching to employers around the supervision ratio & requirements
  • We work in partnership with Australian Apprenticeship Networks
  • We will train theory and practical skills onsite with your apprentice
  • We only employ Industry current trainer/assessors
  • We offer support to employers for performance management of apprentices as required
  • More career opportunities and upskilling and productivity gains

Did you know that the government can provide up to $6,000 in incentives for employers, if your apprentice completes a Certificate III in Civil Construction?

Eligible employers may receive the following government incentives under the Australian Apprenticeships Incentive Program if the relevant criteria are met.

Government Incentives



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