RII40720 Certificate IV in Civil Construction

VU course code: RII40720 | Level of study: TAFE
1 year part time
Online

Free TAFE

No tuition fees for eligible students

Industry, Online, Werribee
Overview

Overview

Expand your civil construction and management skills with the Certificate IV in Civil Construction RII40720 at Victoria University.

This course equips current employees in the civil construction industry with leadership and management skills to provide effective leadership in the workplace.

You’ll be responsible for the quantity and quality of your own work, as well as those of others. You will also learn to provide technical solutions to non-routine problems.

Learning from industry professionals, you’ll develop specialist knowledge in:

  • leadership
  • risk management and worksite safety
  • supervising civil works
  • operational plan implementation.

These skills will set you up for success in the following specialisations:

  • RII40720 Certificate IV in Civil Construction – Supervision
  • RII40720 Certificate IV in Civil Construction – Operations

This course is ideal for those currently employed in the civil construction industry. You may be employed by local councils, private companies or work in government infrastructure.

NRT logoThis course is nationally recognised training.

Entry requirements

When assessing your application, we consider your education, work experience, current skills and personal attributes (where relevant).

Applicants for this course will need to meet the entry criteria outlined below. If you don’t meet the entry criteria, you may be able to gain entry by first completing a different course. We call this a ‘pathway’.

You may also be eligible for ‘Recognition of Prior Learning’, which lets you finish your course more quickly when you have gained some of the skills required from past study or work experience.

Entry criteria

Credit & Entry pathways into this course


Victoria University is committed to providing a transparent admissions process. Find out more about how to apply for our courses, and our commitment to admissions transparency. Meeting the minimum admission criteria does not guarantee entry into this course. Past academic performance may be considered.

Course Structure

The course structure comprises the following core and elective units. These electives have been selected based on industry needs, graduate pathways and/or student and teacher feedback.

Course RII40720 Certificate IV in Civil Construction has core and elective units of competency that cover the skills for the following two (2) specialisations:

  • Supervision
  • Operations

Specialisation 1 -Supervision

To be awarded the RII40720 Certificate IV in Civil Construction (Supervision), a student must successfully complete a total of twelve (12) units of competency, comprising of;

*Five (5) core units

*Seven (7) elective units, of which:

  • at least three (3) must be chosen from Group A

  • at least two (2) must be chosen from Group B
  • no more than two (2) units may be chosen from elsewhere within this training package, or from another endorsed training package, or from an accredited course.

Specialisation 2 - Operations

To be awarded the RII40720 Certificate IV in Civil Construction (Operations), a student must successfully complete a total of twelve (12) units of competency, comprising of;
*Five (5) core units
*Seven (7) elective units, of which:
  • at least two (2) must be chosen from Group A
  • at least three (3) must be chosen from Group B
  • no more than two (2) units may be chosen from elsewhere within this training package, or from another endorsed training package, or from an accredited course.


All elective units selected from outside this qualification must reflect current occupational and learning outcomes of this AQF qualification level.

Units

Fees & scholarships

TAFE fees vary, depending on how much the government contributes towards course costs (if anything).

Read below to find out about the fee ‘type’, the estimated yearly tuition costs for this course, and the financial support on offer.

Free TAFE

Eligible students won’t be required to pay tuition fees for this course.

Free TAFE courses align with skills and jobs that are in high demand in from Victorian employers.

Fees

Scholarships

Careers

Possible career opportunities emerging from the completion of RII40720 Certificate IV in Civil Construction include:

  • civil construction supervisor
  • foreman
  • supervisor
  • leading hand.

VU Stories

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