Become an Apprentice

You can start your civil career as an Apprentice.

Apprenticeships are a 36 month (3 year) commitment combining formal classroom training with on the job training, undertaken in partnership with a Registered Training Organisation  (RTO).


Options available are:

  • Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations – RII30820 – Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations

  • Certificate III in Civil Construction – RII30920 – Certificate III in Civil Construction

Specialised Streams

The Certificate III in Civil Construction has 8 specialised streams as well as a General stream, meaning the qualification can be tailored to your employer or area of interest.

The specialised streams are:

  • Bituminous Surfacing
  • Bridge Construction and Maintenance
  • Pipelaying
  • Road Construction and Maintenance
  • Road Marking
  • Tunnel Construction
  • Timber Bridge Construction
  • Traffic Management

Why work in Civil Construction.

Outdoor Office

Work wherever you like.

Variety of Work

Pick your favourite tools.

Good Wages

Get away for a while.

Job Opportunities

For when work is over.

Funding and Availability

Significant funding is available for employers who enter into training contracts with their apprentices. To find out more contact MEGT or MasNational (have their links there)

Becoming an Apprentice

Apprentices can be engaged by employers directly, or through a Group Training Organisation (GTO).  GTO’s who employ in the civil sector include Master Builders Tasmania,   MEGT, Work and Training and AES

Application information

Application for Apprentice and Trainee Grant for Small Business Final
Australian Apprenticeships Incentive Program Summary
Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements Fact Sheet