Qualification details

RII30112 - Certificate III in Surface Extraction Operations (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 21/Mar/2012

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to RII30111 - Certificate III in Surface Extraction Operations 20/Mar/2012
Is superseded by RII30113 - Certificate III in Surface Extraction Operations 13/Nov/2013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
AHCNAR303A - Implement revegetation worksImplement revegetation works N/A
AHCSAW301A - Construct conservation earthworksConstruct conservation earthworks N/A
BSBINN301A - Promote innovation in a team environmentPromote innovation in a team environment N/A
BSBPUR301B - Purchase goods and servicesPurchase goods and services N/A
HLTFA301B - Apply first aidApply first aid N/A
MSAPMPER300C - Issue work permitsIssue work permits N/A
MSL924001A - Process and interpret dataProcess and interpret data N/A
MSL973001A - Perform basic testsPerform basic tests N/A
PMLOHS301B - Work safely with instruments that emit ionising radiationWork safely with instruments that emit ionising radiation N/A
PMLORG301A - Plan and conduct laboratory/field workPlan and conduct laboratory/field work N/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 712200 Drillers, Miners And Shot Firers 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 7912 Blasting Workers 
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 712200 Drillers, Miners And Shot Firers 02/Oct/2012 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 7912 Blasting Workers 02/Oct/2012 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0303 Process And Resources Engineering 02/Oct/2012 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 21/Mar/2012 
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Modification History

Not applicable.

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.

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 thirteen (13) units of competency made up of:

five (5) Core units, and

eight (8) elective units of which:

- at least three (3) must come from the Group A electives listed below

- up to three (3) from the Group B electives listed below

- up to two (2) from AQF level II, III or IV from this, or any other, Training Package

Units of competency chosen must be relevant to the competency requirements for the job function.

Care must be taken to ensure that all prerequisites specified within imported units, or units chosen as electives, are complied with.

The unit RIICOM301B is part of the Communicate information S1, S2, S3 suite of competencies required in Queensland for supervisors in the coal sector.

Core units of competency  

Unit code

Unit title

RIIOHS201A

Work safely and follow OHS policies and procedures

RIIENV201A

Identify and assess environmental and heritage concerns

RIIRIS301B

Apply risk management processes

RIICOM302A

Communicate workplace information

Either  

RIIGOV201A

Comply with site work processes/procedures (Coal)

OR  

RIIQUA201A

Maintain and monitor site quality standards

Group A electives  

Unit code

Unit title

MSAPMPER300C

Issue work permits

RIIBHD301A

Conduct surface blast hole drilling operations

RIIBHD304B

Set up and prepare for open cut drilling operations

RIIBHD305

Conduct down-hole hammer drilling

RIIBLA301A

Conduct surface shotfiring operations

RIIMCO301A

Conduct control centre operations

RIIMCO302A

Conduct surface miner operations

RIIMCO303A

Conduct auger miner operations

RIIMEX301A

Conduct dredging operations

RIIMEX302B

Assess ground conditions

RIIMPG301A

Control and monitor automated plant/machinery

RIIMPO206B

Conduct bulk water truck operations

RIIMPO301C

Conduct hydraulic excavator operations

RIIMPO302B

Conduct hydraulic shovel operations

RIIMPO303A

Conduct rope shovel operations

RIIMPO304B

Conduct wheel loader operations

RIIMPO305B

Conduct coal stockpile dozer operations

RIIMPO306A

Operate plant/machinery on live stockpiles

RIIMPO308B

Conduct tracked dozer operations

RIIMPO309A

Conduct wheeled dozer operations

RIIMPO310B

Conduct grader operations

RIIMPO311A

Conduct haul truck operations

RIIMPO312A

Conduct scraper operations

RIIMPO313B

Conduct face loading operations

RIIMPO329A

Conduct dragline operations

RIIMPO331A

Conduct stockpile dozer operations

RIINHB307B

Conduct conventional core drilling

RIIPEO301A

Conduct conveyor-car high wall mining operations

RIIPRO301C

Conduct crushing and screening plant operations

RIIPRO302A

Perform process control room operations

RIIPRO303A

Conduct sand wash plant operations

RIISAM202A

Isolate and access plant

RIISAM301A

Test operational functions of vehicles and equipment

RIISRM301B

Blend stockpile materials

RIISRM302B

Conduct stockpile reclaiming operations

RIISRM303B

Move and position materials to form stockpiles

RIISRM304B

Maintain stockpiles

RIIVEH201B

Operate light vehicle

RIIVEH307A

Operate heavy rigid vehicle

Group B electives  

Unit code

Unit title

BSBINN301A

Promote innovation in a team environment

BSBPUR301B

Purchase goods and services

HLTFA301B

Apply first aid

MSL925001A

Process and interpret data

PMLOHS301B

Work safely with instruments that emit ionizing radiation

PMLORG301A

Plan and conduct laboratory/field work

MSL973001A

Perform basic tests

RIIBEF302A

Monitor site production activities

RIIBLA201A

Support shotfiring operations

RIIBLA205A

Store, handle and transport explosives

RIIBLA304A

Conduct underground production shotfiring

RIIBLA305A

Conduct secondary blasting

RIIBLA306A

Conduct accretion firing

RIIBLA307A

Conduct blast survey

RIICOM301B

Communicate information

RIICRC310A

Construct and maintain roads

RIIERR301A

Respond to mine incident

RIIERR302A

Respond to local emergencies and incidents

RIIERR308A

Extricate and transport people involved in incidents

RIIERR310A

Provide support for rescue operations

RIIHAN208A

Perform dogging

RIIHAN301B

Operate elevating work platforms

RIIHAN302A

Conduct intermediate scaffolding operations

RIIHAN304A

Conduct slewing crane operations

RIIHAN305A

Operate a gantry or overhead crane

RIIHAN306A

Carry out lifting using multiple cranes

RIIHAN307A

Operate a vehicle loading crane

RIIHAN311A

Conduct operations with integrated tool carrier

RIIOHS301A

Conduct safety and health investigations

RIIPEO206A

Lay and recover cables and hoses

RIISAM303A

Shut down dredge for operator maintenance

RIISAM304A

Install, commission and maintain major conveyor equipment and systems

RIISAM305A

Repair and splice conveyor belting

RIISAM306A

Service and maintain conveyors, feeders and hoppers

RIISAM307A

Service and maintain crushers

RIISAM308A

Service and maintain screens

RIISAM309A

Service and maintain pumps

RIISTD301A

Take environmental samples and measurements

RIIVEH302A

Operate multi-combination vehicle

RIIVEH303A

Drive heavy combination vehicle

RIIVEH306A

Operate mine services vehicle

AHCNAR303A

Implement revegetation works

AHCSAW301A

Construct conservation earthworks

TLIC3004A

Drive heavy rigid vehicle

TLID2022A

Conduct weighbridge operations

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