Certificate III in Demolition 


RudTek offers demolition training throughout Queensland. This qualification is designed to meet the needs of specialist demolition works who dismantle and demolish public, residential, commercial and industrial buildings of all types, and process the resulting materials for salvage, recycling and waste disposal.

Occupational titles could include:

  • Demolition worker
  • Demolition plant operator
  • Demolition leading hand

Students will undertake:

  • 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 competency

Course Name

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Core Units
CPCCDE3027 Read and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCCM2012 Work safely at heights
CPCCDE3016 Identify hazards on demolition sites and apply risk management strategies
CPCCDE3017 Select and use hand tools and equipment for demolition tasks
CPCCDE3018 Select and use small plant and equipment for demolition tasks
CPCCDE3019 Demolish small buildings and structures using hand tools and small plant and equipment
CPCCDE3020 Select and use tools and equipment for hot work in the demolition industry
CPCCWHS2001 Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
CPCCOM1015 Carry out measurements and calculations
TLID1001 Shift materials safely using manual handling methods
TLID2003 Handle dangerous goods/hazards substances
Elective Units
CPCCSF2003 Cut and bend materials using oxy-LPG equipment
RIIWHS202E Enter and work in confined spaces
RIIWHS302E Implement traffic management plan
RIIRIS202E Respond to site based spills
RIIRTM203E Worker a safety observer / spotter
CPCCDE3021 Operate demolition material crushing plants
CPCCDE3022 Manage demolition recyclable, waste materials and contaminated soil using load shifting equipment
RIIMPO320F Conduct civil construction excavator operations
CPCCDE3025 Operate remote-controlled plant on demolition sites
RIIRIS201E Conduct local risk control
RIIRIS301E Apply risk management processes
RIIHAN301E Elevated work platform (Yellow Card – Under 11 metres)
Duration and Training Methods


Up to 24 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 $8,450

Course Outcome

Upon successful completion of all theoretical and practical assessments within this qualification, you will be issued a Nationally Recognised Qualification for:
CPC30420 – Certificate III in Demolition

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