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What Exactly is Civil Construction?

December 15, 2014 0 Comments

When you think of Civil Construction – think big! Think of public infrastructure that affects things like transport, water and earth. Civil Construction Projects include the design of, construction, and maintenance of:

  • roads and footpaths – streets, bike lanes, etc.
  • water catchment and water treatment complexes – dams, water reservoirs, sewerage systems
  • bridges
  • railways
  • airports and seaports
  • large building and complex construction
  • subdivisions
  • tunnels

While Civil Construction is a branch of Civil Engineering, the jobs available within the sector include:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Surveying
  • Site Management
  • Demolition
  • Road Marking
  • Concreting
  • Welding
  • Traffic Control
  • Electrical… and more…

Some of the Civil Constructions Courses currently available on the market include:

  • Diploma of Civil Construction Design (RII50513)
  • Diploma of Civil Construction Management (RII50413)
  • Certificate IV in Civil Construction Design (RII40813)
  • Certificate IV in Civil Construction Operations (RII40613)
  • Certificate IV in Civil Construction Supervision (RII40713)
  • Certificate II in Civil Construction (RII20713)
  • Certificate III in Civil Construction (RII30913)
  • Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations (RII30813)
  • Certificte III in Civil Foundations (RII31213)

This article only skims the surface of the work involved within the Civil Construction Industry. On top of the actual labour involved (eg. drilling, machine operation, etc.) there is also collaboration with local councils, traffic authorities, legal departments and much, much more. If you are considering entering the construction industry and want to be a part of improving people’s lives on a larger scale – through infrastructure –  then why not look at becoming involved with Civil Construction?

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