Certificate III in Civil Construction (Civil Construction General)

Jobs and Skills WA: Construction courses
Get in on the action, with a career in civil construction!

If you would like to build a career as a mobile plant operator, bridge construction worker, pipe layer, or road construction worker — this is the qualification for you! Civil construction is an area that offers fantastic job and career opportunities; working on projects such as new roads, bridges, train stations, schools and public buildings being constructed across WA, and this course will get you job ready for entry level work. 

You'll learn about safety and environmental protocols for a construction worksite; how to read plans and project specifications; use a range of hand and power tools; and measurements and calculations. Depending on your TAFE or training provider, you may be able to choose specialist units in areas including bituminous surfacing; bridge construction; pipe laying; road construction; tunnel construction; timber bridges; traffic management; and general operational work.

Half price
STEM
VET for secondary students
Industry: Building and Construction
National course code: RII30920 | WA State ID: AD00

Choose a WA TAFE college that delivers this course

To find out more about doing this course at a WA TAFE college, select one of the TAFEs listed below to read their course descriptions. You'll also be able to see at which TAFE campus/es the course is delivered.

If you would like further information such as when the course is available and how to enrol, and details of course fees, or if you have questions about how the course is delivered, please follow the Find out more link to go to the TAFE's website where you will find full course details and contact information so that you can speak to the TAFE directly.

Are you looking for a career in construction using the largest tools?

When you complete the Certificate III in Civil Construction (Civil Construction General) you'll be building a career as a mobile plant operator, bridge construction worker, pipe layer, or road construction worker.

SM TAFE provides quality training that serves both employers and employees. Employers gain the benefits of skilled and accredited employees and the employee gains the knowledge, skill, confidence and a sense of pride when completing the qualification. Training for any required gap units can be scheduled to align with workplace operations and may be conducted at the employer’s place of business if required.

Gain these skills:

  • Safety on the work site
  • Safe handling of materials
  • Plant and machinery operation
  • Excavation
  • Levelling
  • Reading plans
  • Earthworks
  • Communication
  • Locate and protect underground services.

All delivery is done off campus at clients' sites or specialised resourced locations in the metropolitan area.

Choose a private training provider that delivers this course

This course is also available from registered training organisations (accredited private training providers) that are funded through Jobs and Skills WA. Select from the list below, and follow the link to the provider’s website for further information.

This qualification is delivered through an apprenticeship pathway and reflects the role of a skilled operator working as a civil construction generalist.

Apprentices attend training in a combination of onsite delivery and classroom-based learning at our Jandakot training skills centre.

Contact Civil Train WA today for more information

08 9417 1980 or courseswa@ccfsa.com.au www.civiltrain.com.au

[To work in civil, you need to train with the civil experts]

Delivery locations

Perth Metro
South West

The information presented on the course lists within this website is provided to the Department of Training and Workforce Development by the WA TAFE colleges and private training providers, and is offered as a guide only. It is updated regularly, however some changes to details may occur in between updates. You should always contact the TAFE or private training provider directly to confirm details and/or ask questions.