Qualification details

RII20209 - Certificate II in Surface Extraction Operations (Release 2)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
2 (this release)Current 21/Mar/2012
(View details for release 1) Replaced22/Jun/2011

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by RII20213 - Certificate II in Surface Extraction Operations 14/Nov/2013

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
AHCNAR201A - Carry out natural area restoration worksCarry out natural area restoration works N/A
AHCNAR303A - Implement revegetation worksImplement revegetation works N/A
AHCSAW201A - Conduct erosion and sediment control activitiesConduct erosion and sediment control activities N/A
AHCSAW301A - Construct conservation earthworksConstruct conservation earthworks N/A
BSBITU101A - Operate a personal computerOperate a personal computer N/A
BSBSUS201A - Participate in environmentally sustainable work practicesParticipate in environmentally sustainable work practices N/A
RIIBEF201B - Plan and organise workPlan and organise work N/A
RIIBEF202A - Identify and rectify site operating problemsIdentify and rectify site operating problems N/A
RIIBLA203B - Conduct mobile mixing of explosivesConduct mobile mixing of explosives N/A
RIIBLA205A - Store, handle and transport explosivesStore, handle and transport explosives N/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 721200 Earthmoving Plant Operators 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 7119 Other Mobile Plant Operators 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0303 Process And Resources Engineering 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 521 Certificate II 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 721200 Earthmoving Plant Operators 02/Sep/2009 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 7119 Other Mobile Plant Operators 02/Sep/2009 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0303 Process And Resources Engineering 02/Sep/2009 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 521 Certificate II 02/Sep/2009 
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Modification History

Not applicable.

Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working as an operator on sites such as an open cut coal mine, a quarry or an open cut metalliferous mine, undertaking a prescribed range of tasks involving known routines and procedures, and taking some responsibility for the quality of work outcomes.

Pathways Information

Not applicable.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not applicable.

Entry Requirements

Not applicable.

Employability Skills Summary

The following table includes a summary of the employability skills as identified by the resources and infrastructure industry for this qualification. The table should be interpreted in conjunction with the detailed requirements of each unit of competency packaged in this qualification. The outcomes required here are broad industry requirements that may vary depending on packaging options.

Employability Skill 

Industry/enterprise requirements for this qualification include: 

Communication

  • speak clearly and directly
  • listen carefully to instructions and information
  • read and interpret work instructions and safety signs
  • calculate basic weights, distances and volumes
  • complete incident and maintenance reports
  • adjust communication style to meet the needs of people with diverse backgrounds

Teamwork

  • apply teamwork in a range of situations, particularly in a safety context
  • contribute to the planning and execution of operations
  • work cooperatively with people of different ages, gender, race, religion or political persuasion and people with disability
  • recognise and respond sensitively to people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds

Problem-solving

  • adjust work methods in response to changing weather and site conditions
  • participate in team solutions to safety issues

Initiative and enterprise

  • independently adapt to changing work conditions or different work areas
  • identify potential improvements to working practice and conditions
  • identify and assess risks in the workplace

Planning and organising

  • manage time and priorities to complete work
  • identify and obtain appropriate equipment and permits
  • identify potential hazards and prepare appropriate responses
  • follow procedures and techniques relevant to the equipment and work being done

Self-management

  • take responsibility for planning and organising own work priorities and completing assigned tasks
  • monitor own performance to ensure work will be completed well and on time
  • understand the standard of work expected at a work site

Learning

  • be willing to learn new ways of working
  • seek information to improve performance from people and workplace documents like policies, procedures etc
  • understand equipment characteristics, technical capabilities, limitations and procedures

Technology

  • use technology to monitor and report on work progress
  • use communications technology appropriate to the workplace (email, mobile, radio, etc)
  • operate equipment safely

Packaging Rules

Requirements for completion of the qualification 

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

Successful completion of nine (9) units of competency made up of:

  • five (5) Core units, and
  • four (4) elective units of which:
  • at least two (2) must come from the Group A electives listed below
  • up to two (2) from the Group B electives listed below, or from AQF level II or III in this, or any other, Training Package or accredited courses

Units of competency chosen must

  • be relevant to the competency requirements for the job function
  • reflect the competency profile for the occupation at the enterprise level
  • in the case of accredited course units of competency, not duplicate in part or in whole any unit from a Training Package.
  • Care must be taken to ensure that all prerequisites specified within imported units, or units chosen as electives, are complied with.Core units of competency  

    Unit code

    Unit title

    BSBSUS201A

    Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

    RIICOM201A

    Communicate in the workplace

    RIIOHS201A

    Work safely and follow OHS policies and procedures

    RIIRIS201B

    Conduct local risk control

    And either 

    RIIQUA201A

    Maintain and monitor site quality standards

    OR 

    RIIGOV201A

    Comply with site work processes/procedures (Coal)

    Group A electives  

    Unit code

    Unit title

    RIIERR205A

    Apply initial response first aid

    RIIERR302A

    Respond to local emergencies and incidents

    RIIENV202A

    Suppress airborne contaminants

    RIIMCO202A

    Conduct mobile slew conveyor operations

    RIIMEX202A

    Install open-cut mine ground support

    RIIMEX203B

    Break oversize rock

    RIIMEX204A

    Conduct workboat/barge operations

    RIIMPO203A

    Support bucket wheel system operations

    RIIMPO204A

    Conduct conveyor shifting dozer operations

    RIIMPO205B

    Operate roller/compactor

    RIIMPO206B

    Conduct bulk water truck operations

    RIIMPO208A

    Operate support equipment

    RIIMPO311A

    Conduct haul truck operations

    RIIPEO201B

    Conduct conveyor operations

    RIIPEO202A

    Provide deck support for conveyor-car high wall mining operations

    RIIPEO203B

    Conduct stacker operations

    RIIPEO206A

    Lay and recover cables and hoses

    RIIPRO201A

    Conduct crushing operations

    RIIPRO202A

    Conduct screening and conveying operations

    RIIPRO203A

    Operate programmable logic control systems

    RIIPRO205A

    Conduct blending plant operations

    RIISAM202A

    Isolate and access plant

    RIISAM214A

    Provide support to electrical tradesperson

    RIISRM302B

    Conduct stockpile reclaiming operations

    RIIVEH201B

    Operate light vehicle

    RIIWMG201A

    Conduct dewatering activities in surface operations

    Group B electives  

    Unit code

    Unit title

    BSBITU101A

    Operate a personal computer

    RIIBEF201B

    Plan and organise work

    RIIBEF202A

    Identify and rectify site operating problems

    RIIBLA203B

    Conduct mobile mixing of explosives

    RIIBLA205A

    Store, handle and transport explosives

    RIICCM208A

    Carry out basic levelling

    RIIENV201A

    Identify and assess environmental and heritage concerns

    RIIERR201A

    Conduct fire team operations

    RIIHAN201A

    Operate a forklift

    RIIHAN203A

    Conduct lifting operations

    RIIHAN206A

    Transport plant, equipment and personnel

    RIIHAN208A

    Perform dogging

    RIIHAN209A

    Perform basic rigging

    RIIHAN210A

    Perform intermediate rigging operations

    RIIHAN211A

    Conduct basic scaffolding operations

    RIIHAN212A

    Conduct non-slewing crane operations

    RIIOHS202A

    Enter and work in confined spaces

    RIIOHS204A

    Work safely at heights

    RIISAM205A

    Cut, weld and bend materials

    RIISAM207A

    Apply operational maintenance skills

    RIISAM208A

    Perform plant operational maintenance

    RIISAM210A

    Remove and fit wheel assemblies

    RIISAM211B

    Remove, repair and refit tyres and tubes

    RIISAM212A

    Service mine plant and equipment

    RIISAM213A

    Position and set up mobile lighting

    RIISAM302A

    Service and handover plant and machines

    RIISTD202A

    Collect routine site samples

    RIIVEH202A

    Operate a medium vehicle

    AHCNAR201A

    Carry out natural area restoration works

    AHCSAW201A

    Conduct erosion and sediment control activities

    AHCNAR303A

    Implement revegetation works

    AHCSAW301A

    Construct conservation earthworks

    TLID2022A

    Conduct weighbridge operations

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