Civil Construction

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RII30915 Certificate III in Civil Construction

RII30815 Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations

What is Civil Construction

Civil construction is the building of roads, airports, water, defense, marine, power and rail. It is a vital part of the infrastructure needed for our day to day living.

Our training courses in Civil Construction will provide you with the skills to work in road construction, rail and on building sites and may be a useful entry to the mining sector.

Be part of something big and learn to operate powerful earthmoving equipment such as excavators, bobcats and dozers. Get busy and active in the great outdoors working amongst your fellow earthmovers. Use pumps to dewater construction sites, install underground services, build roads, levelling pads and much more.

What’s included:

  • CI Card (White Card)
  • Traffic Management ticket
  • Seven plant tickets:
    • Roller Compactor
    • Backhoe Loader
    • Front End Loader
    • Excavator
    • Skidsteer
    • Haul Truck
    • Dozer

Come On, Train With Us!


  • We are friendly and supportive
  • Our classrooms are walking distance from Southern Cross and North Melbourne Train Stations
  • Bus travel is provided from West Melbourne to our working site
  • Training in resume writing and interview techniques is included
  • We conduct a pre-training review to understand if you need extra learning support


Training delivery

Mode of delivery includes individual coaching, group based training, classroom workshops and practical worksite scenarios.Duration for on the job training will be negotiated with the workplace and learner to meet their requirements and the AQF guidelines.

For off the job training, duration is a minimum of 8 weeks full time, some students may require extra training time to achieve competency.

Location is either at the workplace, at the practical worksite or in the classroom at 270 Rosslyn St, West Melbourne.

Resources are provided by Newskills, however students must provide their own safety boots.


Go for Great Jobs

  • Mobile Plant Operations
  • Traffic Control
  • Road Construction and Maintenance
  • Field Technician
  • Pipe Laying
  • Trades Assistant
  • Drainage
  • Useful foundation for rail and mining sectors

This course is delivered to eligible individuals with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.
Registration and concession fees apply.

Accessing Victorian Training Guarantee (VTG) funding may reduce a learner’s ability to access such funding in the future.
Falsifying any information regarding eligibility for VTG funding may result in you having to pay back any VTG funds accessed

Training Location

Newskills Office: 270 Rosslyn Street, West Melbourne, Victoria, 3003
Working Site: 275 Lancefield Rd, Sunbury, Victoria, 3429

To book or find out more, contact us now