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Qualification details

RII20615 - Certificate II in Mining / Field Exploration (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to RII20613 - Certificate II in Mining / Field Exploration 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

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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
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 Elective
CPPSIS3016 - Provide field support services for surveying and spatial projectsProvide field support services for surveying and spatial projects Elective
HLTAID003 - Provide first aidProvide first aid Core
HLTAID006 - Provide advanced first aidProvide advanced first aid Elective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 821915 Surveyor's Assistant 
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,Services to Mining 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Field Assistant/Fieldworker (Mining) 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 821915 Surveyor's Assistant 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 RII20613 Certificate II in Mining / Field Exploration. Packaging rules wording changed to clarify intent. 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 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

The following provides the packaging rules for this qualification, followed by the list of relevant units of competency.

Total number of units = 14 

10 core units  plus

4 elective units,  of which:

  • at least two (2) 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 RII 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 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 

HLTAID003

Provide first aid

RIICOM201D

Communicate in the workplace

RIIEGS201D

Operate in isolated and remote situations

RIIEGS202D

Conduct field work

RIIENV201D

Identify and assess environmental and heritage concerns

RIIQUA201D

Maintain and monitor site quality standards

RIIRIS201D

Conduct local risk control

RIISTD202D

Collect routine site samples

RIIVEH305E

Operate and maintain a four wheel drive vehicle

RIIWHS201D

Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures

Electives

Group A

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

CPPSIS3016

Provide field support services for surveying and spatial projects

RIIEGS301D

Operate and maintain instruments and field equipment

RIIEGS304D

Mobilise equipment and materials

RIIEGS305D

Navigate in a remote or trackless areas

Group B

Unit code 

Unit title 

BSBDIV301

Work effectively with diversity

BSBITU111

Operate a personal digital device

BSBSUS201

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

HLTAID006

Provide advanced first aid

RIIRIS202D

Respond to site based spills

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title 

current version 

Code and title 

previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

RII20615 Certificate II in Mining / Field Exploration

RII20613 Certificate II in Mining / Field Exploration

Packaging rules changed to clarify intent; added one 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