Certificate III in Civil Construction

Duration - 3 year
Study - TAFE / other providers


  • Perform measurements and calculations
  • Read and interpret plans and specifications
  • Handle power tools
  • Operate small plant machinery
  • Supervisory support duties
  • Set up and mark out sites
  • Erect temporary fencing
  • Comfortable working at heights and in confined spaces
  • Intermediate level of fitness to manage physical tasks like shovelling, moving surveying equipment, and walking long distances
  • Work well as part of a team

Future prospects

  • Certificate IV in Civil Construction Design
  • Certificate IV in Civil Supervisor
  • Diploma Construction Manager

Also known as

  • Construction worker
  • Technician or Trades Worker

If you like

  • Plan and organise work
  • Working with hand and power tools
  • Discretion and judgement
  • Supervisory support duties
  • Working as part of a team

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We look after

  • Wages
  • Allowances
  • Annual leave & annual leave Loading
  • TAFE/RTO fees
  • Mentoring & support