Certificate III in Civil Construction

Road Construction and Maintenance (RII30920)

This qualification reflects the role of a skilled operator working in road construction and maintenance, 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.

  • Training to gain their underpinning knowledge and skills requirements
  • Assessment tasks to test their knowledge and skills
  • Workplace projects to demonstrate their learning within a workplace
  • Third party verification to confirm

Course Name

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Core Units
RIIBEF201E Plan and organise work
RIICCM201E Carry out measurements and calculations
RIICCM203E Read and interpret plans and specifications
RIICOM201E Communicate in the workplace
RIISAM203E Use hand and power tools
RIISAM204E Operate small plant and equipment
RIIWHS201E Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures
RIIRIS301E Apply risk management processes 
Elective Units
RIICCM202E Identify, locate and protect underground services
RIICCM208E Carry out basic levelling
RIICCM205F Carry out manual excavation
RIICCM206E Support plant operations
RIICCM207E Spread and compact materials manually
RIIWMG203E Drain and dewater civil construction site
RIICRC201E Repair potholes
RIISAM201E Handle resources and infrastructure materials and safely dispose of nontoxic materials
RIIWHS302E Implement traffic management plan
RIICRC306E Conduct earthworks
RIICRC307E Conduct road pavement construction
RIICRC301E Maintain drainage systems
RIICRC304E Maintain sealed roads
RIICRC302E Place and form concrete kerb, channel and fixtures
RIICRC202E Install signs
RIICRC208E Lay pipes
RIICRC203E Install sub-soil drainage
RIICCM209E Carry out concrete work
Duration and Training Methods


36 months

Training Methods

  • Workplace based
  • Classroom based
Fees and Funding

User Choice

The User Choice program provides a public funding contribution towards the cost of training and assessment for eligible Queensland apprentices and trainees. Student contribution fees under this program are set at $1.60 per nominal hour for each unit of competency/module and are calculated at the commencement of the unit of competency/module. The student contribution fee may be paid on behalf of the student by their employer or another third party, but cannot be paid or waived by the RTO.

Full Fee Student

The full fee for this qualification is $11,440.

Course Outcome

Upon successful completion of all theoretical and practical assessments within this qualification, you will be issued a Nationally Recognised Qualification for:
RII30920 – Certificate III in Civil Construction – Road Construction and Maintenance

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