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Qualification details

RII20613 - Certificate II in Mining / Field Exploration (Release 3)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes RII20609 - Certificate II in Mining Field/Exploration Operations 13/Nov/2013
Is superseded by and equivalent to RII20615 - Certificate II in Mining / Field Exploration 13/Dec/2015

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
3 (this release) 07/Dec/2014
(View details for release 2) 29/Jan/2014
(View details for release 1) 14/Nov/2013


Units of competency

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RIIEGS201D - Operate in isolated and remote situationsOperate in isolated and remote situationsCore
AHCSAW301A - Construct conservation earthworksConstruct conservation earthworksElective
RIIEGS304D - Mobilise equipment and materialsMobilise equipment and materialsElective
RIIQUA201D - Maintain and monitor site quality standardsMaintain and monitor site quality standardsCore
RIIENV201D - Identify and assess environmental and heritage concernsIdentify and assess environmental and heritage concernsCore
BSBSUS201A - Participate in environmentally sustainable work practicesParticipate in environmentally sustainable work practicesElective
RIIRIS202D - Respond to site based spillsRespond to site based spillsElective
RIIVEH305D - Operate and maintain a four wheel drive vehicleOperate and maintain a four wheel drive vehicleCore
AHCSAW201A - Conduct erosion and sediment control activitiesConduct erosion and sediment control activitiesElective
RIISTD202D - Collect routine site samplesCollect routine site samplesCore
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 821915 Surveyor's Assistant 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 9911-11 Mining Support Worker 
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 Services to Mining,Mineral Mining Exploration 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Field Assistant/Fieldworker (Mining) 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 821915 Surveyor's Assistant 02/May/2014 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 9911-11 Mining Support Worker 02/May/2014 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0303 Process And Resources Engineering 02/May/2014 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 521 Certificate II 14/Nov/2013 
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Modification History

Release

Comments

1

RII20609 Certificate II in Mining Field/Explorations Operations.

2

Superseded imported units updated.

3

Corrected modification history.

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the role of an employee working in a mining exploration team or working as a pit technician, who undertakes a prescribed range of functions involving known routines and procedures and who takes some responsibility for the quality of work outcomes.

No licencing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Packaging Rules

Requirements for completion of the qualification 

The following 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: 

  • ten (10) core units, and
  • four (4) elective units of which:
  • at least two (2) must be chosen from group A
  • up to two (2) may be chosen from group B
  • up to one (1) unit may be chosen from Certificate I, Certificate II or Certificate III level from this, or any other Training Package or accredited course

Units chosen must be relevant to the job function. 

There are no 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 

RIIWHS201D

Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedues

RIIENV201D

Identify and assess environmental and heritage concerns

HLTAID003

Provide first aid

RIICOM201D

Communicate in the workplace

RIIEGS201D

Operate in isolated and remote situations

RIIEGS202D

Conduct field work

RIIQUA201D

Maintain and monitor site quality standards

RIIRIS201D

Conduct local risk control

RIISTD202D

Collect routine site samples

RIIVEH305D

Operate and maintain a four wheel drive vehicle

Electives 

Group A 

Unit code 

Unit title 

CPPSIS3016A

Provide field support services

AHCNAR201A

Carry out natural area restoration works

RIIEGS301D

Operate and maintain instruments and field equipment

RIIEGS304D

Mobilise equipment and materials

RIIEGS305D

Navigate in a remote or trackless areas

AHCSAW201A

Conduct erosion and sediment control activities

AHCNAR303A

Implement revegetation works

AHCSAW301A

Construct conservation earthworks

Group B  

Unit code 

Unit title 

BSBITU101A

Operate a personal computer

BSBSUS201A

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

HLTAID006

Provide advanced first aid

RIIRIS202D

Respond to site based spills

Qualification Mapping Information

No equivalent Qualification.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=88a61002-9a21-4386-aaf8-69c76e675272