Qualification details

RII31509 - Certificate III in Road Marking (Release 1)


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Is superseded by and equivalent to RII30912 - Certificate III in Civil ConstructionReplaced by RII30912 20/Mar/2012

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

Units of competency

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RIICCM206A - Support plant operationsSupport plant operationsSupersededN/A
RIICRM201A - Escort mobile road marking operationsEscort mobile road marking operationsSupersededN/A
RIIHAN203A - Conduct lifting operationsConduct lifting operationsSupersededN/A
RIIOHS201A - Work safely and follow OHS policies and proceduresWork safely and follow OHS policies and proceduresSupersededN/A
RIISAM203A - Use hand and power toolsUse hand and power toolsSupersededN/A
RIICCM205A - Carry out manual excavationCarry out manual excavationSupersededN/A
RIISAM204A - Operate small plant and equipmentOperate small plant and equipmentSupersededN/A
RIICRM303A - Conduct thermo plastic road marking operationsConduct thermo plastic road marking operationsSupersededN/A
RIICRM202A - Handle and store road marking materialsHandle and store road marking materialsSupersededN/A
RIIBEF201B - Plan and organise workPlan and organise workSupersededN/A
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SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 312914 Other Draftsperson 
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 Marker 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 312914 Other Draftsperson 01/Apr/2022 
ANZSCO Identifier 312999 Building And Engineering Technicians Nec 02/Sep/200931/Mar/2022
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.


This qualification reflects the role of a skilled operator working in road marking 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: 


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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 two (22) units of competency made up of:

  • eleven (11) mandatory units, and
  • eleven (11) elective units of which:
  • at least ten (10) must come from the electives listed below including a minimum of five (5) road marking (CRM) units of which one (1) must be 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


Plan and organise work


Carry out measurements and calculations


Read and interpret plans and specifications


Communicate in the workplace


Handle and store road marking materials


Prepare surface for road marking


Work safely and follow OHS policies and procedures


Implement traffic management plan


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


Use hand and power tools


Operate small plant and equipment


Unit code

Unit title


Carry out manual excavation


Support plant operations


Carry out basic levelling


Carry out concrete work


Install signs


Escort mobile road marking operations


Conduct pedestrian road marking operations


Conduct road marking measuring operations


Conduct airless and atomised spraying operations


Install raised pavement markers


Conduct ride on road marking operations


Conduct long line road marking operations


Conduct thermo plastic road marking operations


Operate a forklift


Conduct lifting operations


Perform dogging


Operate elevating work platform


Operate a vehicle loading crane


Maintain site records


Control traffic with stop-slow bat


Conduct local risk control


Cut, weld and bend materials