Not available for international students.
Various dates throughout the year
Certificate III in Civil Construction Apprentices is not offered as a Free TAFE course.
If you are looking to gain employment and further your career in the civil construction industry, the Certificate III in Civil Construction is designed for you.
As a leading provider of a range of apprenticeships in the building trades, Holmesglen offers a flexible and engaging experience for apprentices.
We have a proven reputation for providing quality training that is designed to meet the needs of individuals and of companies and employers.
Our Civil Construction department offers apprenticeship training in the general stream. Holmesglen's innovative model of delivery is based on the principles of 70/20/10 training where 70% is on the job, 20% is coaching and peer review, and 10% is classroom based learning.
Our training and assessment caters for varying entry levels while seeking to recognise your current skills and experience. Our qualified trainers come with a range of industry experience and we can customise training to suit your needs.
To receive this qualification you must complete seven core units and 18 elective units.
Elective units have been chosen by Holmesglen based on feedback from industry and staff qualifications.
If you have already completed other eligible elective units, these may be counted towards completion of this course.
Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards
Carry out measurements and calculations
Identify, locate and protect underground services
Read and interpret plans and job specifications
Communicate in the workplace
Conduct civil construction skid steer loader operations
Conduct civil construction excavator operations
Operate small plant and equipment
Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures
Enter and work in confined spaces
Control traffic with stop-slow bat
Implement traffic management plan
Implement erosion and sediment control measures
Deliver and monitor a service to customers
Contribute to team effectiveness
Licence To Perform Dogging
Work in accordance with an issued permit
Install water mains pipelines
Install stormwater systems
Maintain drainage systems
Conduct backhoe/loader operations
Apprentices must have a training agreement in place with a registered employer from a relevant industry.
Prior to enrolment or commencement of training you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training interview. These will assist with determining your suitability to the course, verify your training plan, and identify any learning support needs.
RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING
You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.
QUALIFICATION AND RECOGNITION
After completing this course, you will receive the RII30915 Certificate III in Civil Construction
Speak to us about further study options.
- Civil construction worker
- Civil engineer
- Plant operator
- Site manager
How to apply
A training contract must be completed by the employer and apprentice within the first two weeks of employment.
An Australian Apprenticeship Support Network representative will visit the workplace to complete the training contract with the employer and the apprentice.
Visit the Australian Apprenticeships Support Network for more information.
If you have further questions about your application, please contact the department:
03 9209 5300
Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.
Find out more about your rights and obligations as a student and the services we provide at Holmesglen.
Gov. subsidised Apprenticeship
Holmesglen tuition fees shown are all inclusive and indicative of the cost to complete the entire course.
These are indicative fees only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment.
Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.
Find out more about paying your fees and our payment options