RII30920- Certificate III in Civil Construction (Bituminous Surfacing)

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working as skilled operators in civil construction, who apply a broad range of skills in varied work contexts, using some discretion and judgement and relevant theoretical knowledge. The individual may provide theoretical advice and support a team. This qualification applies to specialist occupations in bituminous surfacing.





From $10,280


1-24 months

Funding Available

IPS Payment Plans
Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ)
User Choice Program

Industry Jobs

Road Paver, Asphalt Labourer.

Earning Potential

course salary potential

Certificate III in Civil Construction (Bituminous Surfacing)

At IPS Institute we provide you with the right practical skills and relevant theoretical knowledge for a varied work environment. This course is designed for those currently working in the Civil Construction industry to upskill you with current and relevant industry knowledge so that you can stand out from the masses and progress in your career!

This qualification has core units of competency that cover common skills for the civil construction industry and provides a trade outcome as well as specialist fields of work in bituminous surfacing.

Course Information


Individuals undertaking this qualification as a self-paced learning may take 1-24 months.

Individuals undertaking this qualification as a traineeship may take 6-75 months.

Delivery Method 


Recognition of prior learning (RPL)

RPL available (partial and full)

Entry Requirements

Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) level 3

White card

Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 25

(Units are selected to best suit specializations and accommodate deliverables. If tailored units are required please visit training.gov.au and contact us today). 

8 core units, plus

17 elective units 

Units of Competency

Core units:

RIIBEF201E Plan and organise work

RIICCM201E Carry out measurements and calculations

RIICCM203E Read and interpret plans and job specifications

RIICOM201E Communicate in the workplace

RIIRIS301E Apply risk management processes

RIISAM203E Use hand and power tools

RIISAM204E Operate small plant and equipment

RIIWHS201E Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures

Elective units:

RIICBS305E Conduct asphalt paver operation

RIICBS303E Conduct materials transfer vehicle operations

RIICBS301E Conduct profile planer operations

RIICBS313 Conduct tack coat spraying operations

RIICBS202E Hand spread asphalt

RIICCM207E Spread and compact materials manually

RIICCM205F Carry out manual excavation

RIICBS316 Conduct pavement sweeping operations

RIIVEH304E Conduct tip truck operations

RIISAM201E Handle resources and infrastructure materials and safely dispose of nontoxic materials

RIIWHS302E Implement traffic management plans

RIIIMG301E Maintain site records

RIICBS203E Safely handle bituminous materials

RIICOM301E Communicate information

RIIGOV201E Comply with site work processes/procedures

RIIQUA201E Maintain and monitor site quality standards

TLIE2007 Use communications systems


Funding Available

IPS Payment Plans (Monthly Plans, Upfront Costs, Quarterly Fees) 

Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) 

User Choice Program


More Information

Licensing, legislative and certification requirements that apply to this qualification can vary between states, territories, and industry sectors. Users must check requirements with relevant body before applying the qualification.


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