Qualification details

RII20409 - Certificate II in Underground Metalliferous Mining (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Superseded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
Is superseded by and equivalent to RII20413 - Certificate II in Underground Metalliferous Mining 13/Nov/2013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
BSBSUS201A - Participate in environmentally sustainable work practicesParticipate in environmentally sustainable work practices N/A
BSBWOR203A - Work effectively with othersWork effectively with others N/A
HLTFA301B - Apply first aidApply first aid 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
RIIBLA201A - Support shotfiring operationsSupport shotfiring operations N/A
RIIBLA202B - Support underground shotfiring operationsSupport underground shotfiring operations 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
RIICOM201A - Communicate in the workplaceCommunicate in the workplace 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 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Mineral Mining Exploration,Blast Hole Drilling,Services to Mining 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Haul Truck Operator (Mining),Scraper Operator (Mining),Dozer Operator (Mining and Extractive Industries),Quarry Equipment Operator,Shotfirer’s Assistant,Bogger Operator,Underground Miner (Metalliferous Mining),Grader Operator (Mining),Quarry Mobile Equipment Operator 

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

RIIUND203A code change to RIIUND310 Apply shot-crete underground

Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals, such as an operator working in an underground metalliferous mine, who perform a range of mainly routine tasks using limited practical skills and fundamental operational knowledge in a defined context, working under direct supervision.

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

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

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 ten (10) units of competency made up of:

  • five (5) Core units, and
  • five (5) elective units of which:
  • at least three (3) must come from the Group A electives listed below
  • up to two (2) from the Group B electives listed below
  • up to one (1) unit may come from AQF level II or III in this, or any other Training Package.

Units of competency chosen must be relevant to the competency requirements.

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 procedues

RIIQUA201A

Maintain and monitor site quality standards

RIIRIS201B

Conduct local risk control

Group A electives  

Unit code

Unit title

BSBWOR203B

Work effectively with others

RIIBEF202A

Identify and rectify site operating problems

RIIBLA201A

Support shotfiring operations

RIIBLA205A

Store, handle and transport explosives

RIIMPO201A

Operate roller/compactor underground

RIIMPO202A

Undertake towing underground

RIIMPO333

Conduct underground load, haul and dump operations

RIIMPO210A

Conduct underground truck operations

RIIPEO201B

Conduct conveyor operations

RIISAM203B

Use hand and power tools

RIISAM205A

Cut, weld and bend materials

RIISRM302B

Conduct stockpile reclaiming operations

RIIUMM201A

Install ground support

RIIUMM202A

Install and maintain vent

RIIUMM203A

Prepare and perform manual scaling operations

RIIUMM301A

Conduct wet filling activities

RIIUMM305A

Install and remove a secondary fan

RIIUND201A

Install, maintain and recover reticulation systems

RIIUND202A

Operate from elevated work platform underground

RIIUND310

Apply shot-crete underground

RIIUND204A

Refuel vehicles/machines underground

RIIUND208A

Conduct skip operations

RIIUND209A

Operate automated winder

RIIUND302A

Conduct cage operations

RIIVEH203B

Operate light vehicle underground

RIIWMG202A

Conduct dewatering operations in underground mining operations

Group B electives  

Unit code

Unit title

HLTFA301C

Apply first aid

RIIBEF201B

Plan and organise work

RIIBLA202A

Support underground shotfiring operations

RIIBLA203B

Conduct mobile mixing of explosives

RIIERR203B

Escape from a hazardous situation unaided

RIIERR205A

Apply initial response First Aid

RIIENV202A

Suppress airborne contaminants

RIIHAN201A

Operate a forklift

RIIHAN203A

Conduct lifting operations

RIIHAN206A

Transport plant, equipment and personnel

RIIHAN207A

Operate personnel and materials hoists

RIIHAN208A

Perform dogging

RIIHAN209A

Perform basic rigging

RIIHAN210A

Perform intermediate rigging operations

RIIHAN212A

Conduct non-slewing crane operations

RIIHAN305A

Operate a gantry or overhead crane

RIIMPO332A

Conduct operations with skid steer loader

RIIOHS202A

Enter and work in confined spaces

RIIOHS204A

Work safely at heights

RIISAM202A

Isolate and access plant

RIISAM207A

Apply operational maintenance skills

RIISAM212A

Service mine plant and equipment

RIISAM301A

Test operational functions of vehicles and equipment

RIIVEH306A

Operate mine service vehicle

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