IPS Institute RII40715 Certificate IV in Civil Construction Supervision is designed to cover the skills and knowledge to effectively work in skilled supervisory positions within civil construction industry.

This qualification is built specifically for employees who perform tasks involving a broad range of varied activities most of which are complex and non-routine. They are responsible for the quantity and quality of the output of others, contribute to the development of technical solutions to nonroutine problems and apply management plans to the workplace.

This training is conducted on-the-job so the learner must be employed full time or part time and have access to a workplace to be able to gain sufficient experience to successfully complete the Certificate.

You will develop the knowledge and skills required to:

Green Tick  Implement an operational plan

Green Tick  Apply site risk management system

Green Tick  Demonstrate leadership in the workplace

Green Tick  Supervise civil works

Green Tick  Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements

Our highly experienced trainers have a relevant industry background will give you the one-on-one guidance you need to succeed.

To obtain the RII40715 Certificate IV in Civil Construction Supervision you must achieve competency in 12 units consisting of (5) core units as well as (7) elective units of which:
• At least two (2) must be chosen from Group A
• At least two (2) must be chosen from Group B
• No more than two (2) units may be chosen from elsewhere within this training package, or from another endorsed training package, or from an accredited course offered by IPS Institute.


  • BSBMGT401 - Show leadership in the workplace
  • BSBMGT402 - Implement operational plan
  • BSBWHS401 - Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative        requirements
  • RIICWM401D - Supervise civil works
  • RIIRIS401D - Apply site risk management system


  • RIICBS401D - Apply the principles for the asphalt paving and compaction
  • RIICBS402D - Apply the principles for the application of bituminous sprayed treatment
  • RIICBS408D - Apply the principles for the manufacture of cold mix
  • RIIBPL401D - Apply the principles for the installation of underground service using open excavation
  • RIICRC401D - Apply the principles of flexible pavement construction
  • RIICRC402D - Apply the principles of rigid pavement construction
  • RIICRC403D - Apply the principles of the stabilisation of materials
  • RIICRC406D - Apply the principles of pavement maintenance
  • RIICSG401D - Apply the principles of civil concrete structures construction
  • RIICSG405D - Carry out inspections of civil structures
  • RIICTT401D - Apply the principles for the installation of underground services using trenchless            technology
  • RIICWM402D - Supervise civil works contractors
  • RIIMPO402D - Apply the principles of earthworks construction


  • BSBCUS401 - Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies
  • BSBFIA412 - Report on financial activity
  • BSBFIM501 - Manage budgets and financial plans
  • BSBINM401 - Implement workplace information system
  • BSBINN301 - Promote innovation in a team environment
  • BSBLED401 - Develop teams and individuals
  • BSBMGT403 - Implement continuous improvement
  • BSBPMG413 - Apply project human resources management approaches
  • BSBPMG416 - Apply project procurement procedures
  • BSBPMG522 - Undertake project work
  • BSBSMB403 - Market the small business
  • BSBSMB404 - Undertake small business planning
  • BSBSMB402 - Plan small business finances
  • BSBSUS401 - Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
  • BSBWOR404 - Develop work priorities
  • RIICOM301D - Communicate information
  • RIIENV401E - Supervise noise and dust control
  • RIIGOV401D - Apply, monitor and report on compliance systems
  • RIIQUA401E - Apply a quality management system on site
  • RIIRAI402D - Apply and monitor site plant and resource management plan
  • RIIRIS301D - Apply risk management processes
  • RIIWHS302D - Implement traffic management plan

While there are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, participants are required to have sufficient numeracy and literacy skills to read and comprehend instructions for:

• Referencing and understanding legislation, standards
• Preparing of reports.

Currently employed within the Civil Construction industry, as a Leading Hand or Supervisor is desirable.

Based on prior learning and work experience in a related field IPS Institute will conduct a RPL giving you the ability to fast track this qualification. Previously completed units of competencies or qualifications in a related field may provide you eligibility to CT the units you have already completed.

This course may be eligible for subsidies:

Funding maybe available to eligible participants however it is limited. Contact us for more details.

If you have significant industry experience you may be eligible to access RPL for your entire qualification. Eligibility and evidence criteria apply. Please call us to discuss payment options, payment plans and funding eligibility in more detail.

Upfront payment and payment plans are available.

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