Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations

Jobs and Skills WA: Construction courses
Want to work on some of WA's biggest machines and construction projects?

If you would love to work with the big dozers, trucks and other plant that you see on WA's big infrastructure and construction projects like new roads and bridges, and new hospitals and schools — this is the qualification you need, and there's great job opportunities out there!

You'll learn how to carry out manual excavation, use hand and power tools, operate small plant and equipment, conduct civil construction skid steer loader, roller and excavator operations; implement traffic management plans and control traffic with a stop-slow bat; drain and dewater; identify, locate and protect underground services and more! Plus you'll get your White Card, for working on construction sites. 

Half price
STEM
VET for secondary students
Industry: Building and Construction
National course code: RII30820 | WA State ID: BGL4

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.

Working with big machines will be your everyday reality with a career in Civil Construction. 

A career as an operator in the Civil construction industry provides a diverse working environment where no two days are the same. You’ll be required to apply a broad range of skills, and provide theoretical advice and support to a team. As a qualified operator the job opportunities are endless, particularly in the construction and mining industry. 

This qualification includes your white card ticket. 

As part of your training you will learn how to:

  • Carry out measurements and calculations
  • Identify, locate and protect underground services
  • Carry out manual excavation
  • Use hand and power tools
  • Operate small plant and equipment
  • Conduct civil construction skid steer loader operations
  • Conduct civil construction excavator operations
  • Conduct roller operations
  • Implement traffic management plan
  • Control traffic with stop-slow bat
  • Prepare to work safely in the construction industry (White Card)
  • Drain and dewater civil construction site and more!

 

 Half price fees apply!

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working as skilled operators with civil construction plant, who apply a broad range of skills in varied work contexts, using some discretion and judgement and relevant theoretical knowledge. These individuals may provide theoretical advice and support a team.

Locations

Broome Campus
Derby Campus
Fitzroy Crossing Campus
Halls Creek Campus
Karratha Campus
Kununurra Campus
Minurmarghali Mia Campus
Pundulmurra Campus
Wyndham Campus

Are you looking for a career in construction operating plant equipment?

When you complete the Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations you'll be building a career as a mobile plant operator.

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 reflects the role of individuals working as skilled operators with civil construction plant, who apply a broad range of skills in varied work contexts, using some discretion and judgement and relevant theoretical knowledge. These individuals may provide theoretical advice and support a team.

Contact ABV today TEL 1300 4 TRAINING or enquiries@trainingalliance.com.au

This qualification is delivered under PIT and WR in different locations across WA

Delivery locations

Perth ​​​​​​​Metro
Gascoyne
Goldfields-Esperance

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working as skilled operators with civil construction plant, who apply a broad range of skills in varied work contexts, using some discretion and judgement and relevant theoretical knowledge. These individuals may provide theoretical advice and support a team.

This qualification can be delivered as a Participation, Priority industry training or apprenticeship program within the metro or remote area.

Call us on 9249 8778 to find out more.

Delivery location

Perth

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

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

This qualification reflects the role of employees working as skilled operators with civil construction plant, who apply a broad range of skills in varied work contexts. These individuals may provide theoretical advice and support a team.

Contact MTACS today TEL 1300 4 TRAINING or enquiries@trainingalliance.com.au

This qualification is delivered under PIT and WR in different locations across WA.

Delivery locations

Perth Metro
Great Southern
Kimberley
Mid West
Southwest
Wheatbelt

Participation Equity – Work Readiness, Traineeship

This qualification reflects the role of a skilled operator working with Civil construction – Plant Operations, who applies a broad range of skills in a varied work context, using some discretion and judgement and relevant theoretical knowledge.

Includes machine tickets for plant equipment.

Delivery location

Kenwick

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.