pathways into Civil Construction

Given the huge range and variety of roles in the Civil Construction sector there is not just one pathway into our industry. 

Our industry is diverse, employing people who did not complete high school through to University Masters qualified people.

There is a training pathway into our industry from all angles.  For a range of roles visit our Careers Wheel

Common Industry Courses

Search For A Course

Search current courses available in the Tasmanian Civil Construction Industry.

The White Card

All people working in the field in the Construction Industry are required to have a “White Card”.  The White Card is offered by many RTO’s and covers the basic safety information for new entrants into our Industry.  For information on how to get a White Card and RTO’s who deliver this, click on the Find out more button below.

Certificate III (Apprenticeship) in Civil Construction - RII30920

This qualification reflects the role of a skilled operator working in Civil construction,

There are 8 specialist streams

  • Stream 1 – Bituminous Surfacing
  • Stream 2 – Bridge Construction and Maintenance
  • Stream 3 – Pipe Laying
  • Stream 4 – Road Construction and Maintenance
  • Stream 5 – Road Marking
  • Stream 6 – Tunnel Construction
  • Stream 7 – Timber Bridge Construction and Maintenance
  • Stream 8 – Traffic Management
  • Stream 9 – Civil Construction General The core and elective unit requirements of one (1) stream must be met for this qualification to be awarded.
Certificate III (Apprenticeship) in Civil Construction Plant Operations - RII30820

This qualification reflects the role of a skilled operator working with civil construction plant.

Diploma in Construction Management - Z1X

This course is designed to build on technical work experience for development into roles such as site supervisor, contract administrator or in project management or estimating.

Find a Civil Construction Course in Tasmania

Search for a course in Civil Construction here to find a Skills Tasmania Endorsed Registered Training Provider who has delivered these qualifications in Tasmania in the last two years.

Machinery Tickets

Tickets exist for most plant and machinery. Formal training and assessment can be done to receive a nationally accredited ticket through the RII training package. If you simply require a reprint of your CCF Civil Train card, click here.

Diploma of Engineering

This course will provide the technical expertise required and management skills needed to plan, design, construct and maintain infrastructure such as buildings, bridges, dams, water supply systems and road and rail networks.

Skill Set for Training

If you don’t want to do the full training and assessing qualification you can undertake skill set training to allow you to pass on your knowledge.

Become a trainer & assessor

Vocational Teacher Preparation Program including TAESS00014 Enterprise Trainer - Presenting Skill Set

Have you thought about becoming a vocational teacher but not sure if you have the right skills or the right level of skills required? Are you keen to give yourself the best possible opportunity to be a vocational teacher that learners remember favourably and who makes a positive difference in the lives of learners?

Get funding for your training


Developing Industry Trainers Program TAE40116 – Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

Are you passionate about sharing your skills and knowledge with the next generation of industry specialists in your field? Are you currently working in industry and have an interest in delivering training to complement your role?

Get funding for your training

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