Requirements for completion of the qualification

The following 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 be chosen from group A and/or group B, including:

at least five (5) units at Certificate III level

at least two (2) of which must be foundation work (RIICFW) units

up to one (1) unit may be chosen from Certificate II, Certificate III or Certificate IV level from this, or any other Training Package or accredited course

Units chosen must be relevant to the job function.

There are both licensed and non-licensed units of competency relating to high risk work in the Resources and Infrastructure Industry Training Package. To be appointed under any statutory requirements in related roles, units of competency should be selected to meet the state/territory licensing requirements.

There are no prerequisites to imported units listed in this qualification. Where a unit is imported as an elective care must be taken to ensure that all prerequisites specified are complied with.

Core units of competency

Unit code

Unit title

add topic RIIBEF201D

Plan and organise work

add topic RIICCM201D

Carry out measurements and calculations

add topic RIICCM202D

Identify, locate and protect underground services

add topic RIICCM203D

Read and interpret plans and specifications

add topic RIICCM205D

Carry out manual excavation

add topic RIICCM207D

Spread and compact materials manually

add topic RIICCM208D

Carry out basic levelling

add topic RIICOM201D

Communicate in the workplace

add topic RIIWHS201D

Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures

add topic RIISAM201D

Handle resources and infrastructure materials and safely dispose of nontoxic materials

add topic RIISAM203D

Use hand and power tools

add topic RIISAM204D

Operate small plant and equipment

add topic RIIWMG203D

Drain and dewater civil construction site

add topic RIIWMG301D

Control construction site water table


Group A

Unit code

Unit title

add topic RIICCM209D

Carry out concrete work

add topic RIICCM210D

Install trench support

add topic RIICCM211D

Erect and dismantle temporary fencing and gates

add topic RIICCM301D

Construct and dismantle fences and gates

add topic RIICFW301D

Construct underpinning

add topic RIICFW302D

Install temporary and permanent rock anchors

add topic RIICFW303D

Install primary ground support

add topic RIICFW304D

Conduct pile driving operations

add topic RIICFW305D

Conduct cast in-situ piling operations

add topic RIICFW306D

Direct pile driving operations

add topic RIICFW307D

Direct cast in-situ piling operations

add topic RIICRC306D

Conduct earthworks

add topic RIIHAN208D

Perform dogging

add topic RIIHAN211D

Conduct basic scaffolding operations

add topic RIIHAN301D

Operate elevating work platform

add topic RIIIMG301D

Maintain site records

add topic RIINHB202D

Set up/pack up drill site

add topic RIIWHS202D

Enter and work in confined spaces

add topic RIIWHS205D

Control traffic with stop-slow bat

add topic RIIWHS302D

Implement traffic management plan

add topic RIIQUA201D

Maintain and monitor site quality standards

add topic RIIRIS201D

Conduct local risk control

add topic RIIRIS202D

Respond to site based spills

add topic RIISAM205D

Cut, weld and bend materials

add topic RIISAM213D

Position and set up mobile lighting

add topic AHCSAW201A

Conduct erosion and sediment control activities

add topic AHCSAW301A

Construct conservation earthworks

Group B

Unit code

Unit title

add topic CPCCLDG3001A

Licence to perform dogging

add topic CPCCLSF2001A

Licence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding basic level

add topic TLILIC2005A

Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 meters or more)

Subject lists

Certificate III in Civil Foundations

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.