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Civil Construction Supervision

RII40715 Certificate IV IN Civil Construction Supervision

This qualification reflects the role of employees working in supervisory positions in civil construction. They perform tasks involving a broad range of varied activities most of which are complex and non-routine. They are responsible for the quantity and quality of the output of others, contribute to the development of technical solutions to non-routine problems and apply management plans to the workplace.

Occupational titles may include:

  • Civil Contruction Supervisor
  • Road Construction Supervisor

The qualification has 5 x core unit of competency requirements that cover common skills for the civil construction industry plus 7 x elective units.  A total of 12 units are required.

Course Duration

It is anticipated this course may take up to 12 months to complete.   Employment status and experience may reduce this time frame.

Delivery Options

This course is offered via the following methods in the QLD regions of Sunshine Coast, Greater Brisbane and Darling Downs/Toowoomba:

Flexible Delivery:

  • Self paced learning (suggested 8 hours a week)
  • Regular Trainer/Assessor contact through phone calls, text and email
  • Face to face workplace visits offered as required

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL):

  • for experienced workers
  • Trainer/Assessor one on one workplace visits/s to assist with the application and undertake a personal interview to confirm your skills and knowledge
  • Self-paced learning for gap training

Student Support

Students are supported with:

  • Access to a dedicated Trainer/Assessor to support progress
  • Quality learning resources
  • Access to additional support through the course program department on 1300 852 852
  • Our Student Handbook

Entry Requirements

Participants must have working experience in the building and construction industry.  For specific eligibility requirements surrounding possible funding available go to QLD Funding.

Course Fees

For current course fees and information on possible funding available go to Course Fees and QLD Funding.

Core Units

BSBMGT401 Show leadership in the workplace
BSBMGT402 Implement operational plan
BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
RIICWM401D Supervise civil works
RIIRIS401D Apply site risk management system

Elective Units

RIICWM402D Supervise civil works contractors
RIICSG405D Carry out inspections of civil structures
RIICSG401D Apply the principles of civil concrete structures construction
BSBLED401 Develop teams and individuals
BSBMGT403 Implement continuous improvement
BSBWOR404 Develop work priorities
RIICOM301D Communicate Information


For more information on this course, including fees and funding availability, contact Construction Industry Training on 1300 852 852 or

This Nationally accredited Qualification is delivered by Construction Industry Training – RTO: 41288
All training, assessment and issuance of Qualifications are the responsibility of Construction Industry Training.
For information on refund policy, complaints and appeals procedure, and learners rights refer to information in the Student Handbook.

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