Qualification details

RII30115 - Certificate III in Surface Extraction Operations (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 14/Dec/2015

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to RII30113 - Certificate III in Surface Extraction Operations 13/Dec/2015


Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
AHCNAR303A - Implement revegetation worksImplement revegetation works Elective
AHCSAW301A - Construct conservation earthworksConstruct conservation earthworks Elective
BSBDIV301 - Work effectively with diversityWork effectively with diversity Elective
BSBINN301 - Promote innovation in a team environmentPromote innovation in a team environment Elective
BSBPUR301 - Purchase goods and servicesPurchase goods and services Elective
CPCCLDG3001A - Licence to perform doggingLicence to perform dogging Elective
CPCCLSF3001A - Licence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding intermediate levelLicence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding intermediate level Elective
HLTAID003 - Provide first aidProvide first aid Elective
MSAPMPER300C - Issue work permitsIssue work permits Elective
MSL913002A - Plan and conduct laboratory/field workPlan and conduct laboratory/field work Elective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 712212 Miner 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0303 Process And Resources Engineering 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 712212 Miner 29/Apr/2016 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0303 Process And Resources Engineering 29/Apr/2016 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 14/Dec/2015 
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Modification History

Release

Comments

1

This qualification replaces RII30113 Certificate III in Surface Extraction Operations. Packaging Rules wording changed to clarify intent. Elective Groups D and E combined. Removed RIIBLA304D Conduct underground production shotfiring from Group D. Added RIIBLA308D Conduct electronic blasting operations and BSBDIV301 Work effectively with diversity to Group D electives. Updated codes of imported units. Added qualification mapping information.

Qualification 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.

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.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Packaging Rules

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

Total number of units = 13 

3 core units  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.

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.

Core units of competency 

Unit code 

Unit title 

RIIENV201D

Identify and assess environmental and heritage concerns

RIIRIS301D

Apply risk management processes

RIIWHS201D

Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures

Electives 

Group A 

Unit code 

Unit title 

RIICOM301D

Communicate information

RIICOM302D

Communicate workplace information

Group B

Unit code 

Unit title 

RIIGOV201D

Comply with site work processes/procedures

RIIQUA201D

Maintain and monitor site quality standards

Group C

Unit code 

Unit title 

MSAPMPER300C

Issue work permits

Prerequisite unit: RIIRIS201B Conduct local risk control

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 shotfiring 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

RIIMPO301D

Conduct hydraulic excavator operations

RIIMPO302D

Conduct hydraulic shovel operations

RIIMPO303D

Conduct rope shovel operations

RIIMPO304D

Conduct wheel loader operations

RIIMPO305E

Conduct coal stockpile dozer operations

RIIMPO306D

Operate plant/machinery on live stockpiles

RIIMPO308E

Conduct tracked dozer operations

RIIMPO309E

Conduct wheeled dozer operations

RIIMPO310E

Conduct grader operations

RIIMPO312D

Conduct scraper operations

RIIMPO313D

Conduct face loading operations

RIIMPO329D

Conduct dragline operations

RIIMPO330D

Conduct bucket wheel operations

RIIMPO331D

Conduct stockpile dozer operations

RIIMPO336D

Conduct belly dump truck operations

RIIMPO337D

Conduct articulated truck operations

RIIMPO338D

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

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCNAR303A

Implement revegetation works

AHCSAW301A

Construct conservation earthworks

BSBDIV301

Work effectively with diversity

BSBINN301

Promote innovation in a team environment

BSBPUR301

Purchase goods and services

CPCCLDG3001A

Licence to perform dogging

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

MSL924001A

Process and interpret data

MSL943001A

Work safely with instruments that emit ionising radiation

MSL913002A

Plan and conduct laboratory/field work

MSL973001A

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

RIIERR302D

Respond to local emergencies and incidents

RIIERR308D

Extricate and transport people involved in incidents

RIIERR310D

Provide support for rescue operations

RIIHAN208D

Perform dogging

RIIHAN301D

Operate elevating work platforms

RIIHAN302D

Conduct intermediate scaffolding operations

RIIHAN304D

Conduct slewing crane operations

RIIHAN305D

Operate a gantry or overhead crane

RIIHAN306D

Carry out lifting using multiple cranes

RIIHAN307D

Operate a vehicle loading crane

RIIHAN311E

Conduct operations with integrated tool carrier

RIIPEO206D

Lay and recover cables and hoses

RIIRIS202D

Respond to site based spills

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

RIISTD301D

Take environmental samples and measurements

RIIVEH302D

Operate multi-combination vehicle

RIIVEH303D

Drive heavy combination vehicle

RIIVEH306D

Operate mine services vehicle

RIIWHS301D

Conduct safety and health investigations

TLIC3004A

Drive heavy rigid vehicle

TLID2022A

Conduct weighbridge operations

TLILIC0012A

Licence to operate a vehicle loading crane (capacity 10 metre tonnes and above)

TLILIC2005A

Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 metres or more)

TLILIC2016B

Licence to drive a heavy rigid vehicle

TLILIC3003A

Licence to operate a bridge and gantry crane

TLILIC3008A

Licence to operate a slewing mobile crane (up to 20 tonnes)

TLILIC3017B

Licence to drive a heavy combination vehicle

TLILIC3018B

Licence to drive a multi combination vehicle

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title 

current version 

Code and title 

previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

RII30115 Certificate III in Surface Extraction Operations

RII30113 Certificate III in Surface Extraction Operations

Packaging rules changed to clarify intent; elective Groups D and E combined; added two elective units; removed a blasting elective unit

Equivalent qualification

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=88a61002-9a21-4386-aaf8-69c76e675272

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