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RII30120 – Certificate III in Surface Extraction Operations

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Description

This qualification reflects the role of employees such as production operators in an open cut mine or quarry, who perform tasks involving a broad range of skilled applications in a varied work context, using some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, services or contingency measures.

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  • Supersedes and is equivalent to RII30115 Certificate III in Surface Extraction Operations

Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements that apply to this qualification can vary between states, territories, and industry sectors. Relevant information must be sourced prior to application of the qualification.

The following provides the packaging rules for this qualification, followed by the list of relevant units of competency.

13 Units of Competency :

  • 3 Core unit’s plus
  • 10 Elective units, of which:
    • One (1) must be chosen from Group A
    • One (1) must be chosen from Group B
    • At least three (3) must be chosen from Group C
    • No more than (3) may be chosen from Group D
    • No more than (2) may be chosen from within this training package, or from another endorsed training package, or from an accredited course.

All elective units selected from outside this qualification must reflect current occupational and learning outcomes of this AQF qualification level.

Core Units :

  • RIIENV201D : Identify and assess environmental and heritage concerns
  • RIIRIS301D : Apply risk management processes
  • RIIWHS201D : Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures

Elective Units :

  • Group A
    • RIICOM301D : Communicate information
    • RIICOM302D : Communicate workplace information
  • Group B
    • RIIGOV201D : Comply with site work processes/procedures
    • RIIQUA201D : Maintain and monitor site quality standards
  • Group C
    • MSMPER300 : Issue work permits. Prerequisite unit: MSMWHS201 Conduct hazard analysis
    • RIIBHD301D : Conduct surface blast hole drilling operations
    • RIIBHD304D : Set up and prepare for open cut drilling operations
    • RIIBHD305D : Conduct down-hole hammer drilling
    • RIIBLA301D : Conduct surface shot-firing operations
    • RIIMCO301D : Conduct control centre operations
    • RIIMCO302D : Conduct surface miner operations
    • RIIMCO303D : Conduct auger miner operations
    • RIIMEX301D : Conduct dredging operations
    • RIIMEX302D : Assess ground conditions
    • RIIMPG301D : Control and monitor automated plant/machinery
    • RIIMPO206D : Conduct bulk water truck operations
    • RIIMPO301E : Conduct hydraulic excavator operations
    • RIIMPO302E : Conduct hydraulic shovel operations
    • RIIMPO303E : Conduct rope shovel operations
    • RIIMPO304E : Conduct wheel loader operations
    • RIIMPO305F : Conduct coal stockpile dozer operations
    • RIIMPO306D : Operate plant/machinery on live stockpiles
    • RIIMPO308F : Conduct tracked dozer operations
    • RIIMPO309F : Conduct wheeled dozer operations
    • RIIMPO310F : Conduct grader operations
    • RIIMPO312E : Conduct scraper operations
    • RIIMPO313E : Conduct face loading operations
    • RIIMPO329E : Conduct dragline operations
    • RIIMPO330E : Conduct bucket wheel operations
    • RIIMPO331E : Conduct stockpile dozer operations
    • RIIMPO336E : Conduct belly dump truck operations
    • RIIMPO337E : Conduct articulated haul truck operations
    • RIIMPO338E : Conduct rigid haul truck operations
    • RIINHB307D : Conduct conventional core drilling
    • RIIPEO301D : Conduct conveyor-car high wall mining operations
    • RIIPRO301D : Conduct crushing and screening plant operations
    • RIIPRO302D : Perform process control room operations
    • RIIPRO303D : Conduct sand wash plant operations
    • RIISAM202D : Isolate and access plant
    • RIISAM301E : Test operational functions of vehicles and equipment
    • RIISRM301D : Blend stockpile materials
    • RIISRM302D : Conduct stockpile reclaiming operations
    • RIISRM303D : Move and position materials to form stockpiles
    • RIISRM304D : Maintain stockpiles
    • RIIVEH201D : Operate light vehicle
    • RIIVEH305E : Operate and maintain a four wheel drive vehicle
    • RIIVEH307E : Operate heavy rigid vehicle
  • Group D
    • AHCNAR303 : Implement revegetation works
    • AHCSAW301 : Construct conservation earthworks
    • AURKTJ011 : Remove, inspect and fit earthmoving and off-the-road tyres
    • AURKTJ012 : Remove, inspect and fit earthmoving and off-the-road wheel and rim assemblies
    • BSBDIV301 : Work effectively with diversity
    • BSBINN301 : Promote innovation in a team environment
    • BSBPUR301 : Purchase goods and services
    • CPCCLDG3001A : Licence to perform dogging
    • CPCCLSF2001A : Licence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding basic level
    • CPCCLSF3001A : Licence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding intermediate level •
      • Prerequisite unit: CPCCLSF2001A Licence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding basic level
    • HLTAID003 : Provide first aid
    • MSL913004 : Plan and conduct laboratory/field work
    • MSL924003 : Process and interpret data
    • MSL943003 : Work safely with instruments that emit ionising radiation
    • MSL973013 : Perform basic tests
    • RIIBEF302D : Monitor site production activities
    • RIIBLA201D : Support shotfiring operations
    • RIIBLA205D : Store, handle and transport explosives
    • RIIBLA305D : Conduct secondary blasting
    • RIIBLA306D : Conduct accretion firing
    • RIIBLA307D : Conduct blast survey
    • RIIBLA308D : Conduct electronic blasting operations
    • RIICRC310D : Construct and maintain roads
    • RIIERR301D : Respond to mine incident
    • RIIERR302E : Respond to local emergencies and incidents
    • RIIERR308D : Extricate and transport people involved in incidents
    • RIIERR310D : Provide support for rescue operations
    • RIIHAN208D : Perform dogging
    • RIIHAN301E : Operate elevating work platforms
    • RIIHAN302D : Conduct intermediate scaffolding operations
    • RIIHAN304E : Conduct slewing crane operations
    • RIIHAN305D : Operate a gantry or overhead crane
    • RIIHAN307E : Operate a vehicle loading crane
    • RIIHAN311F : Conduct operations with integrated tool carrier
    • RIIPEO206D : Lay and recover cables and hoses
    • RIIRIS202D : Respond to site based spills
    • RIIRIS401D : Apply site risk management system
    • RIISAM303D : Shut down dredge for operator maintenance
    • RIISAM304D : Install, commission and maintain major conveyor equipment and systems
    • RIISAM305D : Repair and splice conveyor belting
    • RIISAM306D : Service and maintain conveyors, feeders and hoppers
    • RIISAM307D : Service and maintain crushers
    • RIISAM308D : Service and maintain screens
    • RIISAM309D : Service and maintain pumps
    • RIISAM315A : Manage tyre, wheel and rim assembly applications
    • RIISTD301D : Take environmental samples and measurements
    • RIIVEH302D : Operate multi-combination vehicle
    • RIIVEH303E : Drive heavy combination vehicle
    • RIIVEH306D : Operate mine service vehicle
    • RIIWHS301D : Conduct safety and health investigations
    • TLIC3004 : Drive heavy rigid vehicle
    • TLID2022 : Conduct weighbridge operations
    • TLILIC0002 : Licence to operate a vehicle loading crane (capacity 10 metre tonnes and above)
    • TLILIC0005 : Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 metres or more)
    • TLILIC0006 : Licence to operate a bridge and gantry crane
    • TLILIC0010 : Licence to operate a slewing mobile crane (up to 20 tonnes)
    • TLILIC2016 : Licence to drive a heavy rigid vehicle
    • TLILIC3017 : Licence to drive a heavy combination vehicle
    • TLILIC3018 : Licence to drive a multi combination vehicle

There are both licensed and non-licensed units of competency relating to high-risk work in the Resources and Infrastructure Industry Training Package. To be appointed under any statutory requirements in related roles, units of competency should be selected to meet the state/territory licensing requirements.

There are prerequisites to imported units listed in this qualification. Where a unit is imported as an elective care must be taken to ensure that all prerequisites specified are complied with.

Entry Requirements :

Mining Train will conduct a Foundation Skills entry assessment at a level required to successfully complete the qualification and work in the industry at the level required for this qualification. Potential clients who are identified as not meeting course entry requirements will be assisted with referral to appropriate support services.

  • In general, participants will need to be physically fit due to the nature of the work
  • Mining Train will conduct a suitability interview prior to enrolment
  • Entrants will be required to be employed in a surface extraction operations role
  • Entrants may be required to have a White Card prior to starting training on the qualification

Course Delivery & Assessment :

There are theory and practical training and assessment components to the course.
Skills will be trained and assessed through a mixture of off-the-job and on-the-job training and assessment.
Participants will be required to have consistent access to activities relating to chosen electives on their worksite.

Course Code : RII30115

Course Title : Certificate III in Surface Extraction Operations

Industries: Mining

Occupations: Miner

This pathway may lead to the following employment opportunities:

  • Bogger Operator
  • Dredge Operator
  • Excavator Operator
  • Face Loader Operator
  • Grader Operator
  • Dump Truck Operator
  • Mobile Plant Operator
  • Open-cut Coal Miner
  • Plant Service and Maintenance Operator (Quarry)
  • Quarry Equipment Operator
  • Quarry Mobile Equipment Operator
  • Quarry Operations Leading Hand
  • Quarry Processing Plant Operator
  • Scraper Operator
  • Senior Open Cut Coal Miner
  • Shotfirer
  • Shotfirer’s Assistant
  • Water Cart Operator Weighbridge Operator

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RII30920 – Certificate III in Civil Construction

What Will I Learn?

  • This unit is suitable for those who wish to work in in the resource sector.

Topics for this course

50 Lessons

Core Units of Compentency?

Units of competency : Total number of units = 13. 3 core unit’s plus , 10 elective units - of which : (1 must be chosen from Group A), (1 must be chosen from Group B), (At least 3 must be chosen from Group C), (No more 3 may be chosen from Group D), (No more than 2 may be chosen from within this training package OR from another endorsed training package, OR from an accredited course). All elective units selected from outside this qualification must reflect current occupational and learning outcomes of this AQF qualification level.
RIIENV201D Identify and assess environmental and heritage concerns
RIIRIS301D Apply risk management processes
RIIWHS201D Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures

Elective Units : Group A?

Units of competency : Total number of units = 13. 3 core unit’s plus , 10 elective units - of which : (1 must be chosen from Group A), (1 must be chosen from Group B), (At least 3 must be chosen from Group C), (No more 3 may be chosen from Group D), (No more than 2 may be chosen from within this training package OR from another endorsed training package, OR from an accredited course). All elective units selected from outside this qualification must reflect current occupational and learning outcomes of this AQF qualification level.

Elective Units : Group B?

Units of competency : Total number of units = 13. 3 core unit’s plus , 10 elective units - of which : (1 must be chosen from Group A), (1 must be chosen from Group B), (At least 3 must be chosen from Group C), (No more 3 may be chosen from Group D), (No more than 2 may be chosen from within this training package OR from another endorsed training package, OR from an accredited course). All elective units selected from outside this qualification must reflect current occupational and learning outcomes of this AQF qualification level.

Elective Units : Group C?

Units of competency : Total number of units = 13. 3 core unit’s plus , 10 elective units - of which : (1 must be chosen from Group A), (1 must be chosen from Group B), (At least 3 must be chosen from Group C), (No more 3 may be chosen from Group D), (No more than 2 may be chosen from within this training package OR from another endorsed training package, OR from an accredited course). All elective units selected from outside this qualification must reflect current occupational and learning outcomes of this AQF qualification level.
Free

Material Includes

  • Learner Guides
  • Assessment Material (theory & practical)
  • Hi-Vis Vest (if required)

Requirements

  • In general, participants will need to be physically fit due to the nature of the work
  • Mining Train will conduct a suitability interview prior to enrolment
  • Entrants will be required to be employed in a surface extraction operations role
  • Entrants may be required to have a White Card prior to starting training on the qualification

Target Audience

  • Mining
  • Construction
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