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Qualification details

RII20620 - Certificate II in Mining/Field Exploration (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to RII20615 - Certificate II in Mining / Field Exploration 22/Sep/2020

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 23/Sep/2020


Units of competency

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AHCSAW301 - Construct conservation earthworksConstruct conservation earthworksElective
AHCNAR303 - Implement revegetation worksImplement revegetation worksElective
RIIEGS201D - Operate in isolated and remote situationsOperate in isolated and remote situationsElective
RIIWHS201E - Work safely and follow WHS policies and proceduresWork safely and follow WHS policies and proceduresCore
CPPSIS3016 - Provide field support services for surveying and spatial projectsProvide field support services for surveying and spatial projectsElective
BSBDIV301 - Work effectively with diversityWork effectively with diversityElective
AHCNAR201 - Carry out natural area restoration worksCarry out natural area restoration worksElective
RIIERR202E - Contribute to the control of emergencies and critical situationsContribute to the control of emergencies and critical situationsElective
RIIEGS305E - Navigate in remote or trackless areasNavigate in remote or trackless areasElective
AHCSAW201 - Conduct erosion and sediment control activitiesConduct erosion and sediment control activitiesElective
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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 23/Sep/2020 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0303 Process And Resources Engineering 23/Sep/2020 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 521 Certificate II 23/Sep/2020 
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Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 1

This version first released with RII Resources and Infrastructure Industry Training Package Version 5.0.

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the role of entry level workers working in a mining exploration team or as a pit technician, who undertakes a prescribed range of functions involving known routines and procedures.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

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

Entry Requirements

Nil

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

5 core units  plus

9 elective units,  of which:

  • at least eight (8) must be chosen from the electives below
  • 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

RIICOM201E

Communicate in the workplace

RIIENV201E

Identify and assess environmental and heritage concerns

RIIRIS201E

Conduct local risk control

RIIWHS201E

Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures

Electives

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

BSBDIV301

Work effectively with diversity

CPPSIS3016

Provide field support services for surveying and spatial projects

RIIEGS201D

Operate in isolated and remote situations

RIIEGS202E

Conduct field work

RIIEGS301D

Operate and maintain instruments and field equipment

RIIEGS304E

Mobilise equipment and materials

RIIEGS305E

Navigate in a remote or trackless areas

RIIERR202E

Contribute to the control of emergencies and critical situations

RIIQUA201E

Maintain and monitor site quality standards

RIIRIS202E

Respond to site based spills

RIISTD202D

Collect routine site samples

RIIVEH305F

Operate and maintain a four wheel drive vehicle

Qualification Mapping Information

Supersedes and is equivalent to RII20615 Certificate II in Mining / Field Exploration.

Links

Companion Volume Implementation Guide is found on VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=88a61002-9a21-4386-aaf8-69c76e675272