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Qualification details

RII20415 - Certificate II in Underground Metalliferous Mining (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to RII20413 - Certificate II in Underground Metalliferous Mining 13/Dec/2015

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 11/Dec/2018
(View details for release 1) 14/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 columnEssentialSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Essential column
BSBDIV301 - Work effectively with diversityWork effectively with diversity Elective
BSBSUS201 - Participate in environmentally sustainable work practicesParticipate in environmentally sustainable work practices Core
BSBWOR203 - Work effectively with othersWork effectively with others Elective
CPCCLDG3001A - Licence to perform doggingLicence to perform dogging Elective
CPCCLRG3001A - Licence to perform rigging basic levelLicence to perform rigging basic level Elective
CPCCLRG3002A - Licence to perform rigging intermediate levelLicence to perform rigging intermediate level Elective
HLTAID003 - Provide first aidProvide first aid Elective
RIIBEF201D - Plan and organise workPlan and organise work Elective
RIIBEF202D - Identify and rectify site operating problemsIdentify and rectify site operating problems Elective
RIIBLA201D - Support shotfiring operationsSupport shotfiring operations 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 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Excavator Operator (Mining and Extractive Industries),Underground Miner (Metalliferous Mining) 

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

Comments

1

This qualification replaces RII20413 Certificate II in Underground Metalliferous Mining. Packaging rules wording changed to clarify intent. Elective Groups B and C combined. Added BSBDIV301 Work effectively with diversity to Group B electives. Updated codes on imported units. 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, 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.

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 requirements 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 = 10 

5 core units  plus

5 elective units,  of which:

  • at least three (3) must be chosen from Group A
  • no more than two (2) may be chosen from Group B
  • no more than one (1) unit 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

RIIQUA201D

Maintain and monitor site quality standards

RIIRIS201D

Conduct local risk control

RIIWHS201D

Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures

Electives

Group A

Unit code 

Unit title 

BSBWOR203

Work effectively with others

RIIBEF202D

Identify and rectify site operating problems

RIIBLA201D

Support shotfiring operations

RIIBLA205D

Store, handle and transport explosives

RIIMPO201E

Operate roller/compactor underground

RIIMPO210E

Conduct underground truck operations

RIIMPO333E

Conduct underground load, haul and dump operations

RIIPEO201D

Conduct conveyor operations

RIIVEH203D

Operate light vehicle underground

RIISAM205D

Cut, weld and bend materials

RIISRM302D

Conduct stockpile reclaiming operations

RIIUMM201D

Install ground support

RIIUMM202D

Install and maintain vent

RIIUMM203D

Prepare and perform manual scaling operations

RIIUMM301D

Conduct wet filling activities

RIIUMM305D

Install and remove a secondary fan

RIIUND201D

Install, maintain and recover reticulation systems

RIIUND202D

Operate from elevated work platform underground

RIIUND310D

Apply shot-crete underground

RIIUND204D

Refuel vehicles/machines underground

RIIUND208D

Conduct skip operations

RIIUND209D

Operate automated winder

RIIUND302D

Conduct cage operations

RIIVEH203D

Operate light vehicle underground

RIIWMG202D

Conduct dewatering operations in underground mining operations

Group B

Unit code 

Unit title 

BSBDIV301

Work effectively with diversity

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

HLTAID003

Provide first aid

RIIBEF201D

Plan and organise work

RIIBLA202F

Support underground shotfiring operations

RIIBLA203E

Conduct mobile mixing of explosives

RIIERR203D

Escape from a hazardous situation unaided

RIIERR205D

Apply initial response first aid

RIIENV202D

Suppress airborne contaminants

RIIHAN201E

Operate a forklift

RIIHAN203D

Conduct lifting operations

RIIHAN206E

Transport plant, equipment and personnel

RIIHAN207D

Operate personnel and materials hoists

RIIHAN208D

Perform dogging

RIIHAN209E

Perform basic rigging

RIIHAN210D

Perform intermediate rigging operations

RIIHAN212E

Conduct non-slewing crane operations

RIIHAN305D

Operate a gantry or overhead crane

RIIMPO334E

Conduct skid steer loader operations using attachments

RIIMPO335E

Conduct skid steer loader operations without attachments

RIIRIS202D

Respond to site based spills

RIISAM202D

Isolate and access plant

RIISAM207D

Apply operational maintenance skills

RIISAM212D

Service mine plant and equipment

RIISAM301E

Test operational functions of vehicles and equipment

RIIVEH306D

Operate mine service vehicle

RIIWHS202D

Enter and work in confined spaces

RIIWHS204D

Work safely at heights

TLILIC0003

Licence to operate a forklift truck

TLILIC0006

Licence to operate a bridge and gantry train

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 

RII20415 Certificate II in Underground Metalliferous Mining

RII20413 Certificate II in Underground Metalliferous Mining

Packaging rules changed to clarify intent; elective Groups B and C combined; added elective unit

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