RII31615 Certificate III in Trenchless Technology


This qualification reflects the role of a skilled operator working in trenchless technology in the civil construction industry. By undertaking the course you will develop skills in using plant and equipment, hand and power tools, basic levelling, drainage and excavation.

Becoming a trainee will provide you with the ability to combine work with structured training. Trainees will be given the opportunity to learn an array of specialist practical skills and knowledge relevant to trenchless technology in the construction industry.

Traineeships require employers to enter into a training contract with the trainee and the registered training organisation (RTO). Employers then work with the RTO and trainee to draw up a training plan. A training plan and contract detailing the training dates and associated units of competency will be provided at the time of sign-up. The employer can discuss with the RTO selection of electives, sequencing of competency units – timing, location and mode of delivery.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course. To be eligible for a traineeship, applicants must:

  • Be at least 15 years of age
  • Have completed Year 10
  • Be employed within the civil construction industry

Delivery

This qualification can be delivered in the following ways:

  • Three (3) years as a full-time trainee; or
  • Six (6) years as a school based trainee

As well as on-the-job training by the employer component of the traineeship, the RTO will deliver face-to-face off the job training through day release.


Units of Competency

Total number of units = Twenty-six (26)

  • Eighteen (18) core units
  • Eight (8) elective units
    • At least four (4) must be chosen from Group A, of which at least one (1) must be a trenchless technology (RIICTT) unit
    • At least one (1) must be chosen from Group B
    • No more than three (3) may be chosen from elsewhere within the RII training package, or from another endorsed training package or accredited course All elective units selected for this qualification must reflect current occupational and learning outcomes of this AQF qualification level.

Core Units

  • RIIBEF201D Plan and organise work
  • RIICCM201D Carry out measurements and calculations
  • RIICCM202D Identify, locate and protect underground services
  • RIICCM203D Read and interpret plans and job specifications
  • RIICCM205E Carry out manual excavation
  • RIICCM206D Support plant operations
  • RIICCM207D Spread and compact materials manually
  • RIICCM208D Carry out basic levelling
  • RIICCM210D Install trench support
  • RIICOM201D Communicate in the workplace
  • RIICRC203D Install sub-soil drainage
  • RIIRIS201D Conduct local risk control
  • RIISAM201D Handle resources and infrastructure materials and safely dispose of nontoxic materials
  • RIISAM203D Use hand and power tools
  • RIISAM204D Operate small plant and equipment
  • RIIWHS201D Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures
  • RIIWMG203D Drain and dewater civil construction site
  • RIIWMG301D Control construction site water table

Elective Units

Group A

  • RIICPL301D Install water mains pipelines
  • RIICPL302D Install stormwater systems
  • RIICPL303D Install sewer pipelines
  • RIICPL304D Install pre-cast gully pits
  • RIICTT301D Conduct fluid assisted directional boring
  • RIICTT302D Conduct impact moling, ramming and augering
  • RIICTT303D Control micro tunnelling and pipe-jacking

Group B

  • CPCCLDG3001A Licence to perform dogging
  • CPCCLSF2001A Licence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding basic level
  • RIICCM209D Carry out concrete work
  • RIICRC208D Lay pipes
  • RIIHAN208D Perform dogging
  • RIIHAN211D Conduct basic scaffolding operations
  • RIIRIS202D Responding to site based spills
  • RIISAM205D Cut, weld and bend materials
  • RIIWHS202D Enter and work in confined spaces
  • RIIWHS205D Control traffic with stop-slow bat
  • TLILIC2005A Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 metres or more)

Assessment Requirements

Participants will be required to successfully complete a series of assessment tasks which may include a written exam, practical demonstration / observation, case studies, assignments and group activities.


Fees and Charges

Funding Available

User Choice – these funds are provided by the Queensland Department of Education, Training and Employment to fund apprenticeships and traineeships.  To determine if you are eligible for funding, please contact our Training Coordinator on 07 3373 8888.

CSQ Funding – these funds are provided by Construction Skills Queensland via the Skill Assessment and Gap Training – General Construction for RPL.  To determine if you are eligible (and to apply) for funding, please refer to the CSQ Skills Assessment and Gap Training Funding Application.

Funding Type Non-Concessional Concessional
Fee for Service $12,220 Not applicable
User Choice $1,140 (approximate, determined by electives chosen) $460 (approximate, determined by electives chosen)
Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ)

 

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Maximum funding amount $4375.00

*A student contribution may be required if travel is required outside of South East QLD.  A quote will be provided upon application.

 

Funding Type
Fee for Service $300 application fee, quote for full completion will be provided once the kit has been assessed

How to Apply
Interested applicants and their employers should contact our office on 07 3373 8888.

 

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