Qualification details

RII30411 - Certificate III in Resource Processing (Release 3)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
3 (this release)Current 29/May/2013
(View details for release 2) Replaced21/Mar/2012
(View details for release 1) Replaced22/Jun/2011

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes RII30409 - Certificate III in Resource Processing 21/Jun/2011
Is superseded by RII30413 - Certificate III in Resource Processing 13/Nov/2013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
BSBPUR301B - Purchase goods and servicesPurchase goods and services N/A
BSBRKG304B - Maintain business recordsMaintain business records N/A
FPPSTM320A - Manage steam boiler startupManage steam boiler startup N/A
FPPSTM330A - Shut down and bank steam boilerShut down and bank steam boiler N/A
MSAPMPER300C - Issue work permitsIssue work permits N/A
PMAOPS202B - Operate fluid mixing equipmentOperate fluid mixing equipment N/A
PMAOPS205B - Operate heat exchangersOperate heat exchangers N/A
PMAOPS206B - Operate separation equipmentOperate separation equipment N/A
PMAOPS207B - Operate powered separation equipmentOperate powered separation equipment N/A
PMAOPS208B - Operate chemical separation equipmentOperate chemical separation equipment N/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 399000 Miscellaneous Technicians And Trades Workers 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4999-79 Tradespersons And Related Workers Nec 
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 399000 Miscellaneous Technicians And Trades Workers 02/Oct/2012 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4999-79 Tradespersons And Related Workers Nec 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 22/Jun/2011 
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Modification History

Not applicable.

Description

This qualification reflects the role of employees such as production operators in a metalliferous processing facility or a coal preparation and treatment plant, 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.

Note about regulations:  RIIERR302A and RIIGOV201A are Mandatory in NSW 

Successful completion of thirteen (13) units of competency made up of:

  • five (5) Core units, and
  • eight (8) elective units of which:
  • at least six (6) must come from the Group A listed below
  • up to two (2) from the Group B electives listed below or from Certificate II, Certificate III or Certificate IV level 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.

Core units of competency  

Unit code

Unit title

RIIENV302A

Apply environmentally sustainable work practices

RIICOM201A

Communicate in the workplace

RIIOHS201A

Work safely and follow OHS policies and procedures

RIIRIS301B

Apply risk management processes

And either  

RIIQUA201A

Maintain and monitor site quality standards

OR  

RIIGOV201A

Comply with site work processes/procedures (Coal sector only, Mandatory in NSW)  

Group A electives  

Unit code

Unit title

FPPSTM320A

Manage steam boiler startup

FPPSTM330A

Shut down and bank steam boiler

PMAOPS206B

Operate separation equipment

PMAOPS307B

Transfer bulk fluids into/out of storage facility

PMAOPS330B

Communicate pipeline control centre operations

MSAPMPER300C

Issue work permits

RIICOM301B

Communicate information

RIICOM302A

Communicate workplace information

RIIERR302A

Respond to local emergencies and incidents (Mandatory in Coal sector in NSW)  

RIIHAN311A

Conduct operations with integrated tool carrier

RIIMCP301A

Monitor coal preparation plant operations 

RIIMPG301A

Control and monitor automated plant/machinery

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

RIIMPO331A

Conduct stockpile dozer operations

RIIOHS301A

Conduct safety and health investigation

RIIPBE301A

Conduct calcinations activities

RIIPBE302A

Conduct bacterial oxidation

RIIPBE303B

Conduct filtering process

RIIPBE304B

Conduct heavy media separation

RIIPBE305A

Conduct high tension separation

RIIPBE306A

Conduct leaching process

RIIPBE307A

Conduct pressure oxidation

RIIPBE308B

Conduct thickening and clarifying process

RIIPBE309B

Conduct wet gravity separation

RIIPBE310B

Conduct flotation process

RIIPBE311B

Conduct magnetic separation

RIIPBP301A

Process lime products

RIIPBP302A

Control acid plant operations

RIIPEO201B

Conduct conveyor operations

RIIPEO203B

Conduct stacker operations

RIIPEO205A

Conduct ship loading operations

RIIPEO302

Operate and monitor ore car dumpers

RIIPGP201A

Conduct pump operations

RIIPGP202A

Handle reagents

RIIPGP301A

Conduct drying activities

RIIPGP302A

Monitor and operate auxiliary plant and equipment

RIIPHA301A

Conduct milling/grinding

RIIPHA302A

Operate and monitor filter processes

RIIPRE301A

Conduct electrowinning/electrorefining operations

RIIPRE302A

Conduct elution processes

RIIPRE303A

Conduct gold room operations

RIIPRE304A

Monitor casting quality

RIIPRO301C

Conduct crushing and screening plant operations

RIIPRO302A

Perform processing control room operations

RIIPSM301A

Cast a blast furnace

RIIPSM302A

Cast ingots

RIIPSM303A

Operate a blast furnace

RIIPSM304A

Operate furnaces

RIIPSM305A

Operate converters

RIIPSM306A

Supply molten metal and additives to furnaces

RIIPSM307A

Control molten metal in holding furnace/vessel

RIIPSM308A

Monitor and maintain furnace gas efficiency

RIIPSM309A

Monitor and maintain flue gas efficiency

RIISAM202A

Isolate and access plant

RIISRM301B

Blend stockpile materials

RIISRM302B

Conduct stockpile reclaiming operations

RIISRM304B

Maintain stockpiles

RIIWBP203B

Monitor tailings dam environment

RIIWMG302A

Reclaim and treat water system

UEPOPS316B

Operate and monitor boiler steam/water cycle

Group B electives  

Unit code

Unit title

BSBPUR301B

Purchase goods and services

BSBRKG304B

Maintain business records

PMAOPS223B

Operate and monitor valve systems

PMAOPS230B

Monitor, operate and maintain pipeline stations and equipment

PMAOPS335A

Conduct pipeline pigging

PMAOPS202B

Operate fluid mixing equipment

PMAOPS205B

Operate heat exchangers

PMAOPS207B

Operate powered separation equipment

PMAOPS208B

Operate chemical separation equipment

PMLOHS301B

Work safely with instruments that emit ionizing radiation

RIIBLA306A

Conduct accretion firing

RIIERR205A

Apply initial response First Aid

RIIERR301A

Respond to mine incident

RIIERR302A

Respond to local emergencies and incidents

RIIERR303A

Operate in self-contained regenerative oxygen breathing apparatus

RIIERR308A

Extricate and transport people involved in incidents

RIIHAN305A

Operate a gantry or overhead crane

RIIHAN307A

Operate a vehicle loading crane

RIIMCP202A

Conduct rail dispatch operations

RIIMEX203B

Break oversize rock

RIIMPG201A

Connect and disconnect reefer units

RIIMPO206B

Conduct bulk water truck operations

RIIMPO208A

Operate support equipment

RIIMPO332A

Conduct operations with skid steer loader

RIIOHS202A

Enter and work in confined spaces

RIIOHS204A

Work safely at heights

RIIPBE201A

Conduct aeration process

RIIPBE202A

Conduct digestion process

RIIPBE203A

Conduct precipitation operations

RIIPBE204A

Conduct reduction process

RIIPBE205B

Conduct roasting operations

RIIPBP202A

Conduct air cleaning activities

RIIPEO204A

Conduct shore side mooring operations

RIIPGP201A

Conduct pump operations

RIIPGP204A

Carry out bore-field operations

RIIPHA201A

Operate raw material feed systems

RIIPRE201A

Conduct solvent extraction

RIIPRE202A

Prepare and carry out electrolytic cleaning process

RIIPRE203A

Prepare for sintering activities

RIIPRE204A

Sinter materials

RIIPRO202A

Conduct screening and conveying operations

RIIPRO204A

Bulk package and store product

RIIPRO205A

Conduct blending plant operations

RIIPSM201A

Tap furnaces

RIIPSM202A

Prepare for pelletising activities

RIIPSM203A

Produce pellets

RIISAM214A

Provide support to electrical tradesperson

RIISAM301A

Test operational functions of vehicles and equipment

RIISAM304A

Install, commission and maintain major conveyor equipment and systems

RIISAM305A

Repair and splice conveyor belting

RIISTD301A

Take environmental samples and measurements

RIIVEH201B

Operate light vehicle

RIIVEH302A

Operate multi-combination vehicle

RIIWBP201A

Treat and dispose of rejects and tailings

RIIWBP202A

Distribute tailings

TLIA2009A

Complete and check import/export documentation

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