Qualification details

RII60709 - Advanced Diploma of Surface Coal Mining Management (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Superseded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Is superseded by RII60713 - Advanced Diploma of Surface Coal Mining Management 14/Nov/2013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
RIIERR601A - Establish and maintain mine emergency preparedness and response systemsEstablish and maintain mine emergency preparedness and response systems N/A
RIIGOV601A - Establish, maintain and develop a statutory compliance management systemEstablish, maintain and develop a statutory compliance management system N/A
RIIMEX601A - Plan pit developmentPlan pit development N/A
RIIMEX602A - Establish and maintain surface mining ground control and slope stability systemsEstablish and maintain surface mining ground control and slope stability systems N/A
RIIOHS601A - Establish and maintain the OHS management systemEstablish and maintain the OHS management system N/A
RIIQUA601A - Establish and maintain a quality systemEstablish and maintain a quality system N/A
RIIRAI601A - Establish and maintain the site infrastructure and fixed plant systemsEstablish and maintain the site infrastructure and fixed plant systems N/A
RIIRIS601A - Establish and maintain the risk management systemEstablish and maintain the risk management system N/A
RIISAM601A - Establish and maintain plant, equipment and infrastructure maintenance systemEstablish and maintain plant, equipment and infrastructure maintenance system N/A
RIISRM601A - Establish and maintain the stockpile management systemEstablish and maintain the stockpile management system N/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 133513 Production Manager (Mining) 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 1222-13 Production Manager (Mining) 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0303 Process And Resources Engineering 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 411 Advanced Diploma 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 133513 Production Manager (Mining) 02/Sep/2009 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 1222-13 Production Manager (Mining) 02/Sep/2009 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0303 Process And Resources Engineering 02/Sep/2009 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 411 Advanced Diploma 02/Sep/2009 
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Modification History

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Description

The Advanced Diploma of Surface Coal Mining Management covers the role of open cut coal mine managers who perform tasks that are broad, specialised, complex and technical and include strategic areas and initiating activities. They are required to demonstrate self-directed application of theoretical and technical knowledge and initiate solutions to technical problems or management requirements.

Pathways Information

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Licensing/Regulatory Information

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Entry Requirements

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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

  • provide clear and direct feedback
  • listen carefully to instructions and information
  • read and interpret project plans and safety signs
  • calculate basic weights, distances and volumes
  • complete accurate work plans, technical reports, risk assessments, etc
  • negotiate solutions to customer and workplace based issues
  • negotiate project details with clients
  • network with other professionals working in the same field

Teamwork

  • plan and lead team performance and operations
  • coordinate project activities and timelines with clients
  • work cooperatively with people of different ages, gender, race, religion or political persuasion
  • provide feedback and advice to staff
  • lead site-wide planning and coordination activities

Problem-solving

  • re-allocate staff and resources in response to changing weather, site conditions and priorities
  • manage staff to solve problems and coordinate individual responsibilities and activities
  • work cooperatively with clients to resolve contract and operational issues
  • manage the ongoing review and adjustment of operations against performance indicators and project milestones

Initiative and enterprise

  • act independently to identify potential improvements to working practice and conditions
  • identify and take steps to resolve risks in the workplace
  • encourage the exploration and application of innovative approaches to improve on operational performance

Planning and organising

  • manage and coordinate time and priorities for self and team
  • identify and obtain appropriate personnel and resources for work
  • ensure that risks are assessed and appropriate emergency plans are in place
  • ensure that project planning incorporates the possibility of adapting to future changes

Self-management

  • take responsibility for ensuring team targets and goals are achieved
  • understand the standard of work expected at the work site
  • proactively manage team performance
  • develop trust and confidence in staff and customers

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
  • lead change and continuous improvement processes
  • manage learning and development plans
  • prepare and lead formal or informal training sessions

Technology

  • apply a range of basic IT skills in monitoring and reporting on systems
  • operate equipment safely and according to manufacturer and workplace guidelines
  • use communications technology appropriate to the workplace (email, mobile, radio, etc)
  • computer technology is used to monitor and communicate project status
  • use IT to create documents and maintain records of work activities

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 fourteen (14) units of competency made up of:

  • six (6) Core units, and
  • eight (8) elective units including:
  • four (4) from the Group A electives listed below
  • four (4) from the Group B electives listed below

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

RIIRIS601A

Establish and maintain the risk management system

RIIENV601A

Establish and maintain the environmental management system

RIIGOV601A

Establish, maintain and develop a statutory compliance management system

RIIOHS601A

Establish and maintain the occupational health and safety management system

RIIQUA601A

Establish and maintain a quality system

RIIERR601A

Establish and maintain mine emergency preparedness and response systems

Group A electives  

Unit code

Unit title

RIIMEX601A

Plan pit development

RIIWMG601A

Establish and maintain water management system

RIISRM601A

Establish and maintain the stockpile management system

RIIWBP601A

Establish and maintain waste and by-product management system

RIISAM601A

Establish and maintain plant, equipment and infrastructure maintenance system

RIIUND602A

Establish and maintain mine services systems

RIIMEX602A

Establish and maintain surface mining ground control and slope stability systems

RIIRAI601A

Establish and maintain the site infrastructure and fixed plant systems

Group B electives 

Unit code

Unit title

RIIERR504A

Manage major incidents and emergencies

BSBPMG609A

Direct procurement and contracting for a project program

RIIBEF601A

Conduct business negotiations

BSBMGT616A

Develop and implement strategic plans

BSBMGT617A

Develop and implement a business plan

BSBMGT605B

Provide leadership across the organisation

BSBINM601A

Manage knowledge and information

BSBMGT608B

Manage innovation and continuous improvement

BSBFIM501A

Manage budgets and financial plans

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