RII20715 Certificate II in Civil Construction

(Prepare to launch into an apprenticeship)

For those who want to enter or are currently employed in the civil construction industry, this course will give you all the skills and knowledge you need. You will develop a range of skills associated with small plant and equipment, hand and power tools, basic levelling and excavation. You will also learn how to safely work on a construction site.



Career Pathways

This qualification reflects the role of a new operator working with civil construction including site maintenance, earthworks and traffic control. 

Entry Requirements

You are over 16 years of age (if you’re under 18, your parent or guardian must sign the enrolment form on your behalf).
You are already working within Civil Construction and want to gain additional skills and knowledge or you would like to enter the civil construction industry.
Your language, literacy and numeracy will be evaluated to identify any support requirements.


This course is delivered over a 12-month period.


This course is delivered with both theory and practical elements on-the-job.

Workplace based training and assessment.

Demonstration, Observation, Oral Question, Third Party Evidence.

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.


The tuition fees you pay will depend on whether you are eligible for government funding subsidies within your state.  Find out more here or contact us for more information.

Assessment Methods

This program is hands on and will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to undertake a range of manual tasks on construction sites. After successfully completing this course you will have a solid foundation of the skills and knowledge needed to work in the civil construction industry.

Assessments are completed to measure your skills and knowledge against the training qualification requirements and those of the industry. The assessment process will include written and practical presentations and observation.


Most materials are supplied. Once you’re registered we will be in contact to confirm final unit selection, materials and fees.