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Qualification details

RII31409 - Certificate III in Road Construction and Maintenance (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by and equivalent to RII30912 - Certificate III in Civil ConstructionReplaced by RII30912 20/Mar/2012

Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 22/Jun/2011

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssentialSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Essential column
TLID1107C - Conduct specialised forklift operationsConduct specialised forklift operationsN/A
RIIOHS202A - Enter and work in confined spacesEnter and work in confined spacesN/A
RIICRC202A - Install signsInstall signsN/A
RIICRC203A - Install sub-soil drainageInstall sub-soil drainageN/A
RIIWMG301A - Control construction site water tableControl construction site water tableN/A
RIIRIS201B - Conduct local risk controlConduct local risk controlN/A
FPICOT2221A - Trim and cross cut felled treesTrim and cross cut felled treesN/A
RIIOHS205A - Control traffic with stop-slow batControl traffic with stop-slow batN/A
RIICRC207A - Install noise barriersInstall noise barriersN/A
RIICBS202A - Hand spread asphaltHand spread asphaltN/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 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Road Builder 

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 road construction and maintenance, 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:

  • sixteen (16) mandatory units, and
  • nine (9) elective units of which:
  • at least eight (8) must come from the electives listed below, including at least four (4) at AQF 3 level
  • at least four (4) must be road construction (CRC) units including at least two (2) at Certificate III level
  • up to one (1) unit may come from Certificate II, Certificate III or Certificate IV level from this, or any other Training Package

Units chosen must be relevant to the job function.

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

Mandatory 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

RIICCM206A

Support plant operations

RIICCM207A

Spread and compact materials manually

RIICCM208A

Carry out basic levelling

RIICOM201A

Communicate in the workplace

RIICRC201A

Repair potholes

RIIOHS201A

Work safely and follow OHS policies and procedures

RIIOHS302A

Implement traffic management plan

RIISAM201A

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

RIISAM203A

Use hand and power tools

RIISAM204A

Operate small plant and equipment

RIIWMG203A

Drain and dewater civil construction site

Electives  

Unit code

Unit title

CPCCCM2007A

Use explosive power tools

CPCCSF2004A

Place and fix reinforcement materials

FPICOT2221A

Trim and cross cut felled trees

FPIFGM3204A

Fall trees manually - intermediate

RIICBS202A

Hand spread asphalt

RIICBS203A

Safely handle bituminous materials

RIICBS301A

Conduct profile planer operations

RIICCM209A

Carry out concrete work

RIICCM210A

Install trench support

RIICCM211A

Erect and dismantle temporary fencing and gates

RIICCM301A

Construct and dismantle fences and gates

RIICPL302A

Install stormwater systems

RIICPL304A

Install pre-cast gully pits

RIICPL305A

Install pre-cast access chambers

RIICRC202A

Install signs

RIICRC203A

Install sub-soil drainage

RIICRC204A

Install and maintain roadside fixtures

RIICRC205A

Install utility poles

RIICRC206A

Install pre-cast concrete crash barriers

RIICRC207A

Install noise barriers

RIICRC208A

Lay pipes

RIICRC209A

Lay reinforced concrete box culverts

RIICRC301A

Maintain drainage systems

RIICRC302A

Place and form concrete kerb, channel and fixtures

RIICRC303A

Lay pavers

RIICRC304A

Maintain sealed roads

RIICRC305A

Conduct road construction paver screeding operations

RIICRC306A

Conduct earthworks

RIICRC307A

Conduct road pavement construction

RIICRC309A

Conduct stabiliser operations

RIIHAN201A

Operate a forklift

RIIHAN208A

Perform dogging

RIIHAN211A

Conduct basic scaffolding operations

RIIHAN301B

Operate elevating work platform

RIIHAN307A

Operate a vehicle loading crane

RIIIMG301A

Maintain site records

RIIOHS202A

Enter and work in confined spaces

RIIOHS205A

Control traffic with stop-slow bat

RIIRIS201B

Conduct local risk control

RIISAM205A

Cut, weld and bend materials

RIIWMG301A

Control construction site water table

TLID1107C

Conduct specialised forklift operations