22574VIC Certificate III in Concrete Sawing and Drilling

22574VIC Certificate III in Concrete Sawing and Drilling

Course Objective:

The Certificate III in Concrete Sawing and Drilling provides an accredited training program and vocational outcomes for a person employed as a plant and equipment operator for the sawing, drilling, coring and deconstruction of concrete structures within the construction industry.

The identified cohort represents people with some work experience within the industry and those from allied trades. The course will therefore provide a pathway for either initial, or further skill building and skill recognition. Participants are expected to have knowledge of the building and construction industry prior to enrolling into the course.

All participants that hold a current CSDAA membership qualify for a discounted price.

Course Times

7.45am – 4pm


24 Months

Depending on current experience, skills and knowledge

Courses Run

As requested


Classroom / Training Facility or Onsite Training

Service Fee


CSDAA Members Price ONLY $7600



CSDAA Members Price ONLY $2850

Delivery / Course Duration:
  • Duration: Up to 24 Months – Depending on current experience, skills and knowledge
  • Courses run: Monthly
  • Classroom/Training Facility or Onsite Training
  • Corporate packages
  • Real life training conducted by our Nationally Recognised Industry specialist trainer and assessors

This class is flexible to be done on site in the workplace, or at one of our ACTA Group facilities.

  • Burleigh Heads, Gold Coast – QLD
  • Salisbury, Brisbane – QLD
  • Tullamarine, Melbourne – VIC
  • Northern Rivers, Tweed/Lismore – NSW
  • Seven Hills, Sydney – NSW
  • North Boambee Valley, Coffs Harbour – NSW
  • Pending Location – WA
  • Onsite Training – We come to you by request
ACTA Group Course Admission Requirements

Participants must:

  • Be at least 15 years of age;
  • have completed Year 10 in the Australian school system or equivalent;
  • have language, literacy and numeracy skills equivalent to ASCF Level 2
  • be currently employed in the construction sector (specifically relating to concrete sawing and drilling) that allows for the application of knowledge and skills specified by the units of competency
  • Provision of the participant’s Unique Student Identifier (USI)
  • Provision of Australian legal photo identification for assessment purposes and;
  • hold CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry and current Construction Industry ‘White Card’

Upon successful completion of this Nationally Recognised Qualification, students will receive a Testamur in 22574VIC Certificate III in Concrete Sawing and Drilling.

To be awarded the 22574VIC Certificate III in Concrete Sawing and Drilling, the following packaging rules apply:

Total number of units = 19
13 core units plus
6 elective units

In accordance with the accredited course document, all electives shown must contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome and must support the job role and overall integrity of the AQF level of the qualification and should not duplicate the outcomes of the core units of competency.

Core units

CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
VU23061 Operate a flat saw to cut concrete and asphalt
VU23062 Operate a diamond core drill system on floor and wall applications
VU23063 Operate hand held saw
CPCCCM1015 Carry out measurements and calculations
VU23070 Select, use and maintain hand tools and equipment for concrete drilling and sawing
CPCCCM2001 Read and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCCM1012 Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
CPCCCM1014 Conduct workplace communication
CPCCCM2008 Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
CPCCCM2010B Work safely at heights
BSBXTW301 Work in a team

Elective Units

VU23064 Operate track mounted saw to cut concrete and steel
VU23065 Operate a diamond wire saw to cut concrete and steel
VU23066 Operate a hydraulic cracking jaw system
VU23067 Operate a hydraulic press system
VU23068 Scan concrete using ground penetrating radar (GPR)
VU23069 Operate a mechanical robot for deconstruction work
RIIWHS202E Enter and work in confined spaces
TLID3035 Operate a boom type elevating work platform

ACTA Group’s Participant Advice and Selection Policy outlines in detail a process to be followed for granting Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer. This is supported with RPL resources available for all course units.

Participants must apply for RPL or credit transfer prior to or immediately after formal enrolment but prior to the commencement of the delivery of the units. Any RPL’s granted must be accepted and signed off by the participant.

Pathways for participants considering this course include:

After achieving this qualification, participants may undertake a Diploma or higher qualification in Leadership and Management.