Courses Industry Qualifications

Certificate III Civil Construction Plant Operations


This course covers a range of industry specific core units of competency designed to ensure trainees understand how to plan and undertake work requirements, identify and mitigate hazards and communicate within the workplace. Examples of Plant Operations activities available:

  • Excavation
  • Earthmoving
  • Drainage and dewatering
  • Material transportation
  • Light machinery operation
  • Telescopic materials handler
  • Load and unload plant
  • HIgh Risk Work licence

Plant Operation training

Possessing adequate Plant Operation qualifications and training is crucial for site safety and productivity. It also ensures the operator knows what plant equipment would best suit a task and how to operate safely.

Benefits of Plant Operation training:

  • Advances operator competency and confidence
  • Ensures safe plant operation
  • Develops effective and efficient project outcomes
  • Creates industry work opportunities

Course content

Plant Operation training is a worthwhile course suited for individuals working in all industries. It covers all methodology, techniques, and safety involved in the daily operation of plant machinery, equipment and working safely. This qualification reflects the role of individuals working as skilled operators with civil construction plant, who apply a broad range of skills in varied work contexts, using some discretion and judgement and relevant theoretical knowledge. 

Packaging rules for the course content involve:

  • 15 Core Units
  • 5 elective units, made up from a selection of units across the RII package.

Vertical Horizonz Australia Plant Operations course

Vertical Horizonz Australia Plant Operation course has both theory and practical components delivered by our experienced industry trainers. It is suited to new and experienced personnel that wish to learn essential Plant Operation skills for a career in the industry.

Contact our head office today to inquire, book, or enrol in a Plant Operation course.

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