Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations – RII30815

Calibre Training and Development (RTO# 32394) offers an industry focused course giving participants the opportunity to learn new or formalise their skills and experience by undertaking a nationally accredited course RII30815 Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations which is recognised across Australia.  Completion of this course will further develop and formalise existing as well as acquiring additional knowledge and skills.

This qualification is for the skilled operator working with civil construction plant, who applies a broad range of skills in a varied work context using some discretion and judgement and relevant theoretical knowledge.  Participants will gain a fundamental knowledge of hand and power tools, operate small plant and equipment, WHS, drain and dewater, levelling, excavation and specific electives which may include excavator, skid steer loader, roller, water cart, articulate truck, dozer and grader.  This program has been developed in line with requirements of working within the Rail Corridor.

Calibre Training and Development is a Pre-qualified Supplier of the Queensland Government User Choice Program, which enables us to offer this program with subsidised fees. 

To access subsidised fees –

Eligibility includes but not limited to…

  • Qld Resident
  • Do not hold or enrolled in Certificate 3 or higher
  • Full-time – ongoing employment, average 38 hours per week
  • Part-time – regular basis, no less than 15 hours per week over 4 week cycle


The Plant Operations Program can be delivered at your workplace ensuring content can be customised and tailored to your specific training needs.


For further information about the User Choice Program and eligibility.

Please refer to www.desbt.qld.gov.au.


Credit Transfer available where students hold relevant units of competency and Recognition of Prior Learning is available upon application.

COST (Student Co-contribution fee)

User Choice (Apprenticeship)

$1.60 per nominal hour [Actual fees are dependent on unit choice]

FULL FEES (non-subsidised)


Payment Plans are available, with up to $1500 being payable at course commencement.