RII20720 – Cert II in Civil Construction


YRT’s nationally recognised Certificate II in Civil Construction will elevate your career as a construction worker in a wide variety of industries including residential, commercial construction, entertainment and infrastructure sectors.

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working in an operational role in civil construction, who undertake a prescribed range of tasks using limited practical skills and fundamental knowledge, in a defined context working under supervision.

Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification considerations

Licensing, legislative and certification requirements that apply to this qualification can vary between states, territories, and industry sectors. Users must check requirements with relevant body before applying the qualification.


There are no entry requirements for RII20720 – Cert II in Civil Construction


The duration for RII20720 – Cert II in Civil Construction is 12 to 18 months but may vary based on:

  • customisation of elective units of competency selected
  • workplace training conditions and availability of employees
  • submission of evidence for RPL or Credit Transfer

Upon completion of this course learners will have theoretical and practical knowledge and skills for specialised and/or skilled work as:

  • Civil construction worker (residential, and commercial construction)
  • construction supervisor

RII20720 – Cert II in Civil Construction course structure requires students to successfully complete sixteen (16) units of competency as follows:

  • Ten (10) core units of competency
  • Six (6) elective units of competency
Unit Code Unit Title C/E
RIIBEF201E Plan and organise work Core
RIICCM201E Carry out measurements and calculations Core
RIICCM202E Identify, locate and protect underground services Core
RIICCM203E Read and interpret plans and job specifications Core
RIICCM205F Carry out manual excavation Core
RIICCM207E Spread and compact materials manually Core
RIICOM201E Communicate in the workplace Core
RIISAM203E Use hand and power tools Core
RIISAM204E Operate small plant and equipment Core
RIIWHS201E Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures Core
BSBTWK301 Use inclusive work practices Elective
CPCCLSF2001A Licence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding basic level Elective
CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry Elective
RIICCM208E Carry out basic levelling Elective
RIIHAN301E Operate elevating work platform Elective
RIIWHS202E Enter and work in confined spaces Elective



YRT understands that training should be tailored to suit individual client’s business objectives. Therefore, YRT can customise the elective units of competency to suit cohort’s specific industry requirements. Customisation may result in changes to the duration required to complete the qualification.


All full YRT full qualifications can be delivered in the following locations:

  • YRT NSW HQ – Banksmeadow
  • YRT WA
  • Your Workplace
  • Connected delivery (online) for eligible qualifications
  • YRT arranged external venue

Face-to-Face workshops conducted in classroom or via remote connected delivery. Plus self-paced learning with access to YRT advance LMS.

YRT delivery structure for all courses includes:

  • Face to Face instruction in a designated quiet area
  • Practical demonstration in their work area as required
  • Mentoring as required
  • Component of self-paced study (as required) and
  • Workplace supervision

Assessment component of this course includes the satisfactory completion of:

  • Sessions’ activities
  • Presentations
  • Underpinning knowledge questions
  • Project evidence (from workplace or simulated via case studies)

Assessment is conducted at the session to which the training has been conducted allowing the participant to carry out tasks directly related to the unit of competency studied and the supervisor to adequately observe the student in depth during this time period.


Learners are provided with the following:

  • Learner Guides
  • Assessments workbook
  • Access to LMS

Students that successfully complete all 16 units of competency as stated in the Course Structure will be issued with a certificate for RII20720 – Cert II in Civil Construction by Yalagan Registered Training.

This qualification is recognised nationally under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).



Enrolment Fee Nil
Total Course Fee TBC

Fees are not levied for credit transfer applications or transition for superseded qualifications.

YRT reserves the right for potential fees to change during the course of study and will provide advice to students in advance.

Instalments Fees may be paid in 3 equal instalments.

All overdue fees are to be paid before a statement of attainment / certificate is issued.





12 - 18 Months



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