The Civil Infrastructure IRC is responsible for national training package qualifications relevant to civic and industrial infrastructure works (excluding the erection of buildings) and the following activities: road construction and maintenance, plant operation, pipeline construction and pipe laying, trenchless technology, bridge and marine, sewers, water treatment systems and dams, piling, foundation work, tunnelling and railway construction, general civil construction operations, and preparatory site works for engineering, construction and infrastructure development.
These qualifications are included in the RII - Resources and Infrastructure Training Package.
The IRC will consult widely during any future training package development process providing opportunity for any interested parties to make a contribution.
Technical Advisory Committees may also be established to inform future work, utilising a broad range of stakeholders with technical and specific industry knowledge.
The Civil Infrastructure IRC is supported by the Skills Service Organisation, PwC's Skills for Australia. For more information visit PwC's Skills for Australia.
Further information about the role of IRCs and how they operate can be found in the IRC Operating Framework.
The AISC has approved the following members for the Civil Infrastructure IRC:
|Peak body||Civil Contractors Federation||Mr Christopher Melham||ACT|
|Roads Australia||Ms Hannah Sauvarin||VIC|
|Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia||Mr Craig Moss||QLD|
|Australasian Society for Trenchless Technology||Mr Trevor Gosatti||WA|
|Australian Asphalt and Paving Association||Ms Tanja Conners (Deputy chair)||VIC|
|State industry training advisory body or equivalent||Industry Skills Advisory Council||Ms Yvonne Webb||NT|
|Employee association||Australian Workers' Union||Mr Shane Roulstone||NSW|
|Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union||Mr Stuart Maxwell||NSW|
|Individual with expertise in traffic management||Roadwork Solutions||Mr Paul Casey||NSW|
|Individual with expertise in road construction and maintenance including road marking||Self employed||Mr Tony Baulderstone (Chair)||SA|
|Individual with expertise in bridge and/or tunnel construction||TBA||TBA||TBA|
|Individual with expertise in civil foundations||McIlwain Civil Engineering||Mr Keith McIlwain||QLD|
|Individual with expertise in plant operation||Eco Group||Mr Phillip Cassell||QLD|