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Qualification details

RII31209 - Certificate III in Civil Foundations (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by RII31213 - Certificate III in Civil Foundations 13/Nov/2013

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 21/Mar/2012
(View details for release 1) 22/Jun/2011

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

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RIICFW307A - Direct cast in-situ piling operationsDirect cast in-situ piling operationsN/A
RIIOHS202A - Enter and work in confined spacesEnter and work in confined spacesN/A
RIIWMG301A - Control construction site water tableControl construction site water tableN/A
RIIRIS201B - Conduct local risk controlConduct local risk controlN/A
RIIOHS205A - Control traffic with stop-slow batControl traffic with stop-slow batN/A
RIICFW306A - Direct pile driving operationsDirect pile driving operationsN/A
AHCSAW301A - Construct conservation earthworksConstruct conservation earthworksN/A
RIISAM203B - Use hand and power toolsUse hand and power toolsN/A
RIIHAN208A - Perform doggingPerform doggingN/A
RIIIMG301A - Maintain site recordsMaintain site recordsN/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 312999 Building And Engineering Technicians Nec 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3129-79 Building And Engineering Associate Professionals Nec 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0309 Civil Engineering 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Civil Construction,Foundation/Construction Drilling 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Foundation Layer,Foundation/Construction Driller 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 312999 Building And Engineering Technicians Nec 02/Sep/2009 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3129-79 Building And Engineering Associate Professionals Nec 02/Sep/2009 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0309 Civil Engineering 02/Sep/2009 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 02/Sep/2009 
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Modification History

Not applicable.

Description

This qualification reflects the role of a skilled operator working in foundation work in the civil construction industry, who applies a broad range of skills in a varied work context, using some discretion and judgement and relevant theoretical knowledge. The individual may provide theoretical advice and support a team.

Pathways Information

Not applicable.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not applicable.

Entry Requirements

Not applicable.

Employability Skills Summary

The following table includes a summary of the employability skills as identified by the resources and infrastructure industry for this qualification. The table should be interpreted in conjunction with the detailed requirements of each unit of competency packaged in this qualification. The outcomes required here are broad industry requirements that may vary depending on packaging options.

Employability Skill 

Industry/enterprise requirements for this qualification include: 

Communication

  • speak clearly and directly
  • listen carefully to instructions and information
  • read and interpret work instructions and safety signs
  • calculate basic weights, distances and volumes
  • complete incident and maintenance reports
  • adjust communication style to meet the needs of people with diverse backgrounds

Teamwork

  • apply teamwork in a range of situations, particularly in a safety context
  • contribute to the planning and execution of operations
  • work cooperatively with people of different ages, gender, race, religion or political persuasion and people with disability
  • recognise and respond sensitively to people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds

Problem-solving

  • adjust work methods in response to changing weather and site conditions
  • participate in team solutions to safety issues

Initiative and enterprise

  • independently adapt to changing work conditions or different work areas
  • identify potential improvements to working practice and conditions
  • identify and assess risks in the workplace

Planning and organising

  • manage time and priorities to complete work
  • identify and obtain appropriate equipment and permits
  • identify potential hazards and prepare appropriate responses
  • follow procedures and techniques relevant to the equipment and work being done

Self-management

  • take responsibility for planning and organising own work priorities and completing assigned tasks
  • monitor own performance to ensure work will be completed well and on time
  • understand the standard of work expected at a work site

Learning

  • be willing to learn new ways of working
  • seek information to improve performance from people and workplace documents like policies, procedures etc
  • understand equipment characteristics, technical capabilities, limitations and procedures

Technology

  • use technology to monitor and report on work progress
  • use communications technology appropriate to the workplace (email, mobile, radio, etc)
  • operate equipment safely

Packaging Rules

Requirements for completion of the qualification 

The following table provides the packaging rules for this qualification, followed by the list of relevant units of competency.

Successful completion of twenty five (25) units of competency made up of:

  • fourteen (14) Core units, and
  • eleven (11) elective units of which:
  • at least ten (10) must come from the Group A electives listed below including at least five (5) units at Certificate III level, two (2) of which must be foundation work (CFW) units
  • up to one (1) unit may come from AQF level II, III or IV in this, or any other Training Package.

Units of competency chosen must be relevant to the competency requirements for the job function.

Care must be taken to ensure that all prerequisites specified within imported units, or units chosen as electives, are complied with.

Core units of competency  

Unit code

Unit title

RIIBEF201B

Plan and organise work

RIICCM201A

Carry out measurements and calculations

RIICCM202A

Identify, locate and protect underground services

RIICCM203A

Read and interpret plans and specifications

RIICCM205A

Carry out manual excavation

RIICCM207A

Spread and compact materials manually

RIICCM208A

Carry out basic levelling

RIICOM201A

Communicate in the workplace

RIIOHS201A

Work safely and follow OHS policies and procedures

RIISAM201A

Handle resources and infrastructure materials and safely dispose of non toxic materials

RIISAM203B

Use hand and power tools

RIISAM204B

Operate small plant and equipment

RIIWMG203A

Drain and dewater civil construction site

RIIWMG301A

Control construction site water table

Group A  

Unit code

Unit title

RIICCM209A

Carry out concrete work

RIICCM210A

Install trench support

RIICCM211A

Erect and dismantle temporary fencing and gates

RIICCM301A

Construct and dismantle fences and gates

RIICFW301A

Construct underpinning

RIICFW302A

Install temporary and permanent rock anchors

RIICFW303A

Install primary ground support

RIICFW304A

Conduct pile driving operations

RIICFW305A

Conduct cast in-situ piling operations

RIICFW306A

Direct pile driving operations

RIICFW307A

Direct cast in-situ piling operations

RIICRC306A

Conduct earthworks

RIIHAN208A

Perform dogging

RIIHAN211A

Conduct basic scaffolding operations

RIIHAN301B

Operate elevating work platform

RIIIMG301A

Maintain site records

RIINHB202A

Set up/pack up drill site

RIIOHS202A

Enter and work in confined spaces

RIIOHS205A

Control traffic with stop-slow bat

RIIOHS302A

Implement traffic management plan

RIIQUA201A

Maintain and monitor site quality standards

RIIRIS201B

Conduct local risk control

RIISAM205A

Cut, weld and bend materials

RIISAM213A

Position and set up mobile lighting

AHCSAW201A

Conduct erosion and sediment control activities

AHCSAW301A

Construct conservation earthworks