RII30915Certificate III in Civil Construction (Pipe Laying)

Foundation Training Australia
Foundation Training Australia
  • Awarded by

    Foundation Training Australia (RTO 31972)

  • Qualification

    Certificate III

  • Study Mode


  • Payment Options

    Study Loans eligiblePayment planUpfront payment

  • Duration

    Up to 4 years, depending on your existing skills and experience and method of study

  • Start Date

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  • Course Fee

    Price may vary Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes

    Construction Worker | Mobile Plant Operator | Pipe Layer | Road Construction Worker | View all

This course meets the Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

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Last modified: 26 Mar 2019

In a Nutshell

Play an important role in major infrastructure projects. The Certificate III in Civil Construction (Pipe Laying) (RII30915) from Foundation Training Australia provides you with hands-on training in pipe laying in civil construction projects.

As a pipe layer, you may be responsible for the installation and maintenance of underground pipes necessary for stormwater drainage, sewerage, water mains supply and gas supply. Work opportunities following the completion of your studies include employment on major infrastructure projects such as highways and bridges. 

You'll receive on-the-job training from highly skilled professionals in the field, ensuring you have a firm grasp of your new skill set from the start of your career. Find out more today!

  • What You'll Need to Get In


    There are no prerequisites for entry to this course, anyone can apply!

  • Subject Breakdown

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    In this construction course, subjects you may study include:

    Core units: 

    • RIIBEF201D - Plan and organise work
    • RIICCM201D - Carry out measurements and calculations
    • RIICCM203D - Read and interpret plans and specifications
    • RIICOM201D - Communicate in the workplace
    • RIISAM203D - Use hand and power tools
    • RIISAM204D - Operate small plant and equipment
    • RIIWHS201D - Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures


    • RIICCM202D - Identify, locate and protect underground services
    • RIICCM205E - Carry out manual excavation
    • RIICCM206D - Support plant operations
    • RIICCM207D - Spread and compact materials manually
    • RIICCM208D - Carry out basic levelling
    • RIICCM210D - Install trench support
    • RIICRC208D - Lay pipes
    • RIISAM201D - Handle resources and infrastructure materials and safely dispose of nontoxic materials
    • RIIWHS302D - Implement traffic management plan
    • RIIWMG203D - Drain and dewater civil construction site
    • RIICPL301D - Install water mains pipelines
    • RIICPL302D - Install storm water systems
    • RIICPL303D - Install sewer pipelines
    • RIIIMG301D - Maintain Site Records
    • RIICRC301D - Maintain drainage systems
    • RIIRIS201D - Conduct local risk control
    • RIIMPO318F - Conduct civil construction skid steer loader operations
    • RIIMPO320F - Conduct civil construction excavator operations
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  • Why Foundation Training Australia?

    With recognised courses in building and construction, business, accounting, management, WHS and more, Foundation Training Australia doesn’t miss a beat when it comes to equipping you with the confidence and competence to succeed in your field! Their mission is to “enrich lives through education”, which is why they’ve brought on board a team of passionate and skilled trainers to guide students along every step of their learning journey. These guys aren’t your everyday thinkers, they want to make an impact, they’re authentic and are committed to equipping you with the right skills that’ll bring you success in the workforce. “We believe people should be able to learn in inspiring and innovative ways, allowing them to enjoy a limitless and enriching educational experience.” - FTA

    Foundation Training Australia prides themselves on a “no BS approach!” They pay attention to “stuff that matters” and are focussed on seeing students grow and succeed.

    Upon enrolling, students will be connected with a dedicated learning engagement officer who will be on hand to answer any questions. Students will also have open access to FTA’s trainers, who each come equipped with years of industry experience. You’ll get unparalleled access to their abundance of knowledge, ask any questions and understand every step of your qualification, from start to finish.

Where Will This Course Take You?

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Certificate III in Civil Construction (Pipe Laying) (RII30915) from Foundation Training Australia.

A wide range of opportunities in civil construction projects are open to qualified pipe layers. Potential employers include government councils, private contractors and the resources sector.

Wondering where a career in building and construction could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

Let's Talk Price

The full fee for this course is $13,330. Foundation Training Australia offers a wide variety of funding options for eligible students, including Study Loans and payment plans.

Enquire now to find out more about funding for your training!

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Approved students will be loaned from $2,001 to $15,000, to cover all or part of their course tuition from an approved provider. The loan will be progressively drawn to pay tuition fees and paid to the training provider directly on behalf of the student. The loan will be paid back via direct debit over 6-48 months, at competitive interest rates, with no penalties for early repayment.

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