Certificate III in Trenchless Technology (Utilities)


About the Qualification – RII31619

Certificate III in Trenchless Technology reflects the role of a skilled operator working in trenchless technology in the civil construction industry.

Trenchless technology consists of the methods, materials, and equipment used for replacing, rehabilitating, or installing pipes with little or no excavation of the ground above.

It also makes it possible to install the utilities under rivers, highways, canals, civil works and other obstacles with no disruption of flow and with minimum or no damage to the environment.

Packaging Rules – 26 Units consisting of 9 Core and 17 Electives 

Core Units – All Core units must be completed and cannot be changed.

  • Plan and organise work.
  • Carry out measurements and calculations.
  • Identify, locate and protect underground services.
  • Read and interpret plans and job specifications.
  • Communicate in the workplace.
  • Maintain site records.
  • Apply risk management processes.
  • Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures.
  • Enter and work in confined spaces.

Elective Units on offer ( choose 17 ) 

  • Inspect sewer or stormwater line.
  • Supervise and report on conduit inspections.
  • Carry out manual excavation.
  • Support plant operations
  • Carry out concrete work.
  • Install trench support.
  • Track directional boring operations.
  • Conduct vacuum excavations.
  • Install water mains pipelines.
  • Install stormwater systems
  • Install sewer pipelines
  • Install pre-cast gully pits
  • Control micro tunnelling and pipe-jacking operations
  • Undertake on-line replacement for existing pipeline systems.
  • Undertake localised repair and sealing of existing pipeline systems.
  • Install cure in-place linings for existing pipeline systems.
  • Spray linings for existing pipeline systems
  • Install close-fit linings for existing pipeline systems.
  • Install slip lining in existing pipeline systems.
  • Renovate large diameter pipes and chambers.
  • Operate a vehicle loading crane.
  • Use hand and power tools.
  • Operate small plant and equipment.
  • Control traffic with stop-slow bat
  • Drain and dewater civil construction site.

How Can I Study

  • Theory – either at your workplace or via teams
  • Practical – at your workplace


  • Full Course Fees – $7995.00
  • RPL & Gap train Fees – $4495.00
  • Per unit – $395
  • For 3 units – $1065

Payment and Wage Subsidy Options are available for this

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    Variation Title Price Quantity
    Full Course Fees $ 7995.00
    RPL & Gap train Fees $ 4495.00
    Per unit $ 395
    For 3 units $ 1065

    Additional information


    Full Course Fees, RPL & Gap train Fees, Per unit, For 3 units


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