National Certificate Construction Roadworks


This NQF level 3 qualification will give learners an opportunity to conduct the essential operations associated with efficient and safe construction work in at least one of the construction areas of roadworks, structures, drainage and services and to balance their practical skills with essential knowledge (theory and practical).

Suitable if you work with:

  • Work within a construction context on a site
  • Seek recognition for essential skills in construction operations in roadworks

Ideally suited for:

  • Construction Road Workers
  • Construction Team Leaders
  • Roadwork Artisans
  • Road Workers

Exit level outcomes will be judged by the following criteria:

  • The ability to read, understand and communicate technical information, specifications and drawings
  • The ability to execute basic calculations required in a Road Construction environment
  • The ability to execute specific Road Construction activities as reflected in the various elective unit standards in a cost effective and safe manner to industry norms and project specification requirements.

Career Opportunities:

  • Building Construction
  • Civil Engineering Construction
  • Road Construction Engineering


The practical component of the qualification will be offered in a real workplace environment . It will give learners the experience and exposure to the challenges and demands of the construction industry. Additionally learners will be given the opportunity of opting for the full qualification or specific Unit Standards (Fundamental, Core or Elective).

For cost and programme duration, talk to us and we will adapt and customize a training programme that will best suit all stakeholders.

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