The Certificate III in Civil Construction (Traffic Management) is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge necessary to work in the civil construction industry with a specific focus on traffic management.
Career opportunities, include:
- Upon successful completion of the program, participants will be qualified to work in all aspects of traffic management and traffic control.
Pathways to further study:
- RII40820 Certificate IV in Civil Construction Design,
- RII40720 Certificate IV in Civil Construction
Studying the Certificate III in Civil Construction (Traffic Management) at Holmesglen
The planned duration of the course is 12 months and trainees are required to attend campus approximately 1 day a week for 36 weeks over the 12 month period and participate in 8 additional worksite training sessions. Delivery of units is distributed across the year and structured to correspond to the phase of the traineeship with foundation units on safety, planning, communication and common work tasks which apply to all units being delivered first, and specific skills allocated to organising site inductions, utilising traffic control equipment and procedures to implement traffic management plans taught after learners have grasped the fundamentals of Industry requirements.
To receive this qualification, you must complete 25 units in total, comprising of 8 core units and 17 elective units.
||Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures
||Communicate in the workplace
||Plan and organise work
||Carry out measurements and calculations
||Read and interpret plans and job specifications
||Apply risk management processes
||Use hand and power tools
||Operate small plant and equipment
||Carry out manual handling tasks
||Conduct local risk control
||Work as a safety observer/spotter
||Read and interpret maps
||Operate a light vehicle
||Control traffic with stop-slow bat
||Implement traffic management plans
||Prepare workplace documents
||Position, set-up and operate variable message signs
||Position, set-up and operate portable traffic signals
||Control traffic with portable traffic control devices and temporary traffic signs
||Position, set up and program portable traffic control devices
||Support plant operations
||Use communications systems
||Complete workplace orientation/induction procedures
||Implement traffic management plans on high volume roads
||Implement traffic management plans on motorways and freeways
| Code || Name |
|RIIWHS201E||Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures|
|RIICOM201E||Communicate in the workplace|
|RIIBEF201E||Plan and organise work|
|RIICCM201E||Carry out measurements and calculations|
|RIICCM203E||Read and interpret plans and job specifications|
|RIIRIS301E||Apply risk management processes|
|RIISAM203E||Use hand and power tools|
|RIISAM204E||Operate small plant and equipment|
|FBPOPR1010||Carry out manual handling tasks|
|RIIRIS201E||Conduct local risk control|
|RIIRTM203E||Work as a safety observer/spotter|
|RIISTD201E||Read and interpret maps|
|RIIVEH201E||Operate a light vehicle|
|RIIWHS205E||Control traffic with stop-slow bat|
|RIIWHS302E||Implement traffic management plans|
|TLIE3004||Prepare workplace documents|
|RIIRTM201E||Position, set-up and operate variable message signs|
|RIIRTM202E||Position, set-up and operate portable traffic signals|
|RIIWHS206||Control traffic with portable traffic control devices and temporary traffic signs|
|RIIWHS303||Position, set up and program portable traffic control devices|
|RIICCM206E||Support plant operations|
|TLIE2007||Use communications systems|
|TLIL1001||Complete workplace orientation/induction procedures|
|RIIWHS304||Implement traffic management plans on high volume roads|
|RIIWHS305||Implement traffic management plans on motorways and freeways|
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.
Employed as an apprentice in the civil construction industry or related business with a apprenticeship training contract in place and signed by Holmesglen / Apprentice / Employer.
Must hold WorkSafe Victoria construction industry induction white card. Holmesglen will provide the industry card training at an additional cost if required.
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.
COVID-19 vaccination requirements
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Recognition of prior learning
You may be able to reduce the number of units to be studied in 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
On completion of this course, participants will receive the RII30920 Certificate III in Civil Construction (Traffic Management)
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 australianapprenticeships.gov.au for more information.
If you have further questions about your application, please contact the department:
1300 639 888
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.
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|Tuition fees (GST exempt)
|Gov. subsidised Traineeship||$854|
|Free TAFE eligible student||FREE|
|Mandatory Materials and Activities fees * (GST inc)
**Additional costs may also apply for course consumable and other costs. These may include consumables such as learning resources, personal protective equipment/clothing and other costs such as immunisation costs, National Police Check and Working with Children Check for relevant courses. To view the additional costs that apply for each course, download a full list of estimated additional costs by course (PDF - 102kb).
All fees are indicative only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment. Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth funding. Find out now if you are eligible for Government-subsidised fees or Concession
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