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 six (26) units of competency made up of:

eighteen (18) core units, and

eight (8) elective units of which:

at least five (5) must be chosen from group A and/or group B, including:

at least four (4) at Certificate III level

at least one (1) must be a trenchless technology (RIICTT) unit

up to three (3) units 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 RIICCM206D

Support plant operations

add topic RIICCM207D

Spread and compact materials manually

add topic RIICCM208D

Carry out basic levelling

add topic RIICCM210D

Install trench support

add topic RIICOM201D

Communicate in the workplace

add topic RIICRC203D

Install sub-soil drainage

add topic RIIWHS201D

Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures

add topic RIIRIS201D

Conduct local risk control

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 NWP331B

Inspect conduit and report on condition and features

add topic NWP440A

Supervise conduit inspection and reporting

add topic RIICCM209D

Carry out concrete work

add topic RIICRC208D

Lay pipes

add topic RIICTT301D

Conduct fluid assisted directional boring

add topic RIICTT302D

Conduct impact moling, ramming and augering

add topic RIICTT303D

Control micro tunnelling and pipe-jacking

add topic RIICTT304D

Undertake on-line replacement for existing pipeline systems

add topic RIICTT305D

Undertake localised repair and sealing of existing pipeline systems

add topic RIICTT306D

Install cure in-place linings for existing pipeline systems

add topic RIICTT307D

Spray linings for existing pipeline systems

add topic RIICTT308D

Install close-fit linings for existing pipeline systems

add topic RIICTT309D

Install slip lining in existing pipeline systems

add topic RIICTT310D

Renovate large diameter pipes and chambers

add topic RIIHAN208D

Perform dogging

add topic RIIHAN211D

Conduct basic scaffolding operations

add topic RIIHAN301D

Operate elevating work platform

add topic RIIHAN307D

Operate a vehicle loading crane

add topic RIIIMG301D

Maintain site records

add topic RIIOGF302D

Operate drilling fluids and mud pits

add topic RIIOGN303D

Operate mud systems

add topic RIIRIS202D

Responding to site based spills

add topic RIIWHS202D

Enter and work in confined spaces

add topic RIIWHS205D

Control traffic with stop-slow bat

add topic RIISAM205D

Cut, weld and bend materials

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 TLILIC0012A

Licence to operate a vehicle loading crane (capacity 10 metre tonnes and above)

add topic TLILIC2005A

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

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.