Qualification details

RII20215 - Certificate II in Surface Extraction Operations (Release 2)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
2 (this release)Current 11/Dec/2018
(View details for release 1) Replaced14/Dec/2015

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to RII20213 - Certificate II 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
AHCNAR201 - Carry out natural area restoration worksCarry out natural area restoration works Elective
AHCNAR303 - Implement revegetation worksImplement revegetation works Elective
AHCSAW201 - Conduct erosion and sediment control activitiesConduct erosion and sediment control activities Elective
AHCSAW301 - Construct conservation earthworksConstruct conservation earthworks Elective
AURKTJ011 - Remove, inspect and fit earthmoving and off-the-road tyresRemove, inspect and fit earthmoving and off-the-road tyres Elective
AURKTJ012 - Remove, inspect and fit earthmoving and off-the-road wheel and rim assembliesRemove, inspect and fit earthmoving and off-the-road wheel and rim assemblies Elective
BSBDIV301 - Work effectively with diversityWork effectively with diversity Elective
BSBITU111 - Operate a personal digital deviceOperate a personal digital device Elective
BSBSUS201 - Participate in environmentally sustainable work practicesParticipate in environmentally sustainable work practices Core
CPCCLDG3001A - Licence to perform doggingLicence to perform dogging 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 521 Certificate II 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Mineral Mining Exploration,Quarrying,Mechanical Engineering,Blast Hole Drilling,Coal Mining,Services to Mining 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Plant Service and Maintenance Operator (Quarry),Remote Control Room Operator,Open Cut Miner (Metalliferous Mining),Laboratory Attendant (Extractive Industries),Excavator Operator (Mining),Haul Truck Operator (Mining),Weighbridge Operator,Scraper Operator (Extractive Industries),Haul Truck Operator (Extractive Industries),Scraper Operator (Mining),Grader Operator (Mining),Dredge Operator,Mobile Plant Operator (Extractive Industries),Bogger Operator,Shotfirer’s Assistant,Sales Loader Operator,Grader Operator (Extractive Industries),Excavator Operator (Mining and Extractive Industries),Processing Plant Attendant (Extractive Industries),Water Cart Operator,Face Loader Operator,Quarry Equipment Operator,Open Cut Coal Miner 

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 521 Certificate II 14/Dec/2015 
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Modification History

Release

Comment

1

This qualification replaces RII20213 Certificate II in Surface Extraction Operations. Packaging rules changed to clarify intent. Elective Groups C and D combined. Added RIIBLA203D Conduct mobile mixing of explosives to Group B electives, and BSBDIV301 Work effectively with diversity to Group C electives. Added qualification mapping information.

2

This version was released with RII Resources and Infrastructure Training Package version 3.0.

Qualification 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.

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 requirement 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 = 9 

4 core units  plus

5 elective units,  of which:

  • at least one (1) must be chosen from Group A
  • at least two (2) must be chosen from Group B
  • no more than two (2) may be chosen from Group C
  • no more than two (2) may be chosen from elsewhere 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 

BSBSUS201

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

RIICOM201D

Communicate in the workplace

RIIRIS201D

Conduct local risk control

RIIWHS201D

Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures

Electives

Group A

Unit code 

Unit title 

RIIGOV201D

Comply with site work processes/procedures

RIIQUA201D

Maintain and monitor site quality standards

Group B

Unit code 

Unit title 

RIIBLA203E 

Conduct mobile mixing of explosives 

RIIERR205D

Apply initial response first aid

RIIERR302E

Respond to local emergencies and incidents

RIIENV202D

Suppress airborne contaminants

RIIMCO202D

Conduct mobile slew conveyor operations

RIIMEX202D

Install open-cut mine ground support

RIIMEX203D

Break oversize rock

RIIMEX204D

Conduct workboat/barge operations

RIIMPO205E

Operate roller/compactor

RIIMPO206D

Conduct bulk water truck operations

RIIMPO208F

Operate support equipment

RIIMPO336E

Conduct belly dump truck operations

RIIMPO337E

Conduct articulated haul truck operations

RIIMPO338E

Conduct rigid haul truck operations

RIIPEO201D

Conduct conveyor operations

RIIPEO202D

Provide deck support for conveyor-car high wall mining operations

RIIPEO203D

Conduct stacker operations

RIIPEO206D

Lay and recover cables and hoses

RIIPRO201D

Conduct crushing operations

RIIPRO202D

Conduct screening and conveying operations

RIIPRO203D

Operate programmable logic control systems

RIIPRO205D

Conduct blending plant operations

RIISAM202D

Isolate and access plant

RIISAM214D

Provide support to electrical tradesperson

RIISRM302D

Conduct stockpile reclaiming operations

RIIVEH201D

Operate light vehicle

RIIWMG201D

Conduct dewatering activities in surface operations

Group C

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCNAR201

Carry out natural area restoration works

AHCNAR303

Implement revegetation works

AHCSAW201

Conduct erosion and sediment control activities

AHCSAW301

Construct conservation earthworks

AURKTJ011

Remove, inspect and fit earthmoving and off-the-road tyres

AURKTJ012

Remove, inspect and fit earthmoving and off-the-road wheel and rim assemblies

BSBDIV301

Work effectively with diversity

BSBITU111

Operate a personal digital device

CPCCLDG3001A

Licence to perform dogging

CPCCLRG3001A

Licence to perform rigging basic level

Prerequisite unit: CPCCLDG3001A Licence to perform dogging

CPCCLRG3002A

Licence to perform rigging intermediate level

Prerequisite unit: CPCCLRG3001A Licence to perform rigging basic level

CPCCLSF2001A

Licence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding basic level

RIICCM208D

Carry out basic levelling

RIIENV201D

Identify and assess environmental and heritage concerns

RIIERR201E

Conduct fire team operations

RIIHAN201E

Operate a forklift

RIIHAN203D

Conduct lifting operations

RIIHAN206E

Transport plant, equipment and personnel

RIIHAN208D

Perform dogging

RIIHAN209E

Perform basic rigging

RIIHAN210D

Perform intermediate rigging operations

RIIHAN211D

Conduct basic scaffolding operations

RIIHAN212E

Conduct non-slewing crane operations

RIIRIS202D

Respond to site based spills

RIISAM205D

Cut, weld and bend materials

RIISAM207D

Apply operational maintenance skills

RIISAM208D

Perform plant operational maintenance

RIISAM212D

Service mine plant and equipment

RIISAM213D

Position and set up mobile lighting

RIISAM302D

Service and handover plant and machines

RIISTD202D

Collect routine site samples

RIIVEH202D

Operate a medium vehicle

RIIVEH305E

Operate and maintain a four wheel drive vehicle

RIIWHS202D

Enter and work in confined spaces

RIIWHS204D

Work safely at heights

TLID2022

Conduct weighbridge operations

TLILIC0003

Licence to operate a forklift truck

TLILIC0008

Licence to operate a non-slewing mobile crane (greater than 3 tonnes capacity)

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title 

current version 

Code and title 

previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

RII20215 Certificate II in Surface Extraction Operations

RII20213 Certificate II in Surface Extraction Operations

Packaging rules changed to clarify intent; elective Groups C and D combined; added two elective units

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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