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Work in Civil Construction Skill Set

State ID: AE160


The civil construction industry has seen many large projects underway across Perth and in regional Western Australia. The Work in Civil Construction Skill Set offers a range of both entry level jobs and career development opportunities. This skill set focuses on working safely on construction sites so that you can understand and follow mandatory work, health and safety requirements in accordance with legislation,
including the safe use of electricity and identification of hazardous materials and basic risk control measures and emergency procedures.
You will also learn how to operate specialised equipment such as scissor and boom lifts and elevated work platforms (EWPs), undertake minor concreting and rendering tasks and perform minor repairs, plumbing work on roofing structures, carry out levelling operations, and install trench support.


On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following units

CPCCCM2008B Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffold
CPCCCM2010B Work safely at heights
CPCCCM3001 Operate elevated work platforms up to 11 metres
CPCCOHS2001A Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry (white card)
CPCPCM2043A Carry out WHS requirements
CPCPCM2054A Carry out simple concreting and rendering
CPCPCM2055A Work safely on roofs
CPPCCCM3006 Carry out levelling operations
RIICCM210D Install trench support
CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
RIISAM204D Operate small plant and equipment


This course will be offered at these campuses: Bunbury.

If a campus offering this course is not featured in the menu list below or doesn’t have dates, it means they don’t have dates set right now but they are being planned. You can keep checking this page or use the enquiry form to register your interest.


Student who meet one or more of the following eligibility requirements will be eligible for fee free (course and resource fee) training.
Eligibility requirements

  • Persons aged 15—24 years at the time of enrolment (excluding school students)
  • Secondary school-aged persons who are not enrolled at school.
  • Persons receiving the JobSeeker or JobKeeper payment.
  • Persons and dependents of persons receiving the Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY.
  • Persons and dependents of persons holding:
    • a Pensioner Concession Card or Health Care Card; or
    • a Repatriation Health Benefits Card issued by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs.
  • Dependents of persons who are inmates of a custodial institution.

Students who do not meet one or more of the criteria listed above are able to enrol in the skill sets and pay the applicable course and resource fees in accordance with the Department of Training and Workforce Development’s current Fees and Charges Policy, available at

If you meet the fee free eligibility criteria Opens in a new window for this course, please enrol in the Work in Civil Construction Skill Set (Fee Free).

Entrance Requirements

Job opportunities

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

No mandatory entrance requirements.

Job opportunities

This skill set will prepare you for entry level jobs on a construction site or working as a trade’s assistant on new or existing construction related jobs.

How to apply

For full time, part time, flexible or online courses apply at when applications are open.

For international students, contact

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 621 445 or email

Delivery location, important dates and study options

In order to comply with COVID-19 Government directed social distancing guidelines, some courses may include a mix of online and classroom based training delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements.

While the mode of delivery might vary, the content and key learning outcomes of the course will remain the same.

The precise mix of delivery method will vary from course to course. The time, place and method of delivery may also vary across the semester to ensure social distancing and safe training delivery for staff and students during the COVID-19 pandemic.

South Regional TAFE will provide students with adequate support to work in online environments where necessary.

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Page last updated September 29, 2020