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Qualification details

RII30120 - Certificate III in Surface Extraction Operations (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to RII30115 - Certificate III in Surface Extraction Operations 11/Mar/2021

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 21/Sep/2021
(View details for release 1) 12/Mar/2021


Units of competency

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RIISAM301F - Test operational functions of vehicles and equipmentTest operational functions of vehicles and equipmentCurrentElective
RIIMPO336E - Conduct belly dump truck operationsConduct belly dump truck operationsCurrentElective
RIIMPO319E - Conduct backhoe/loader operationsConduct backhoe/loader operationsCurrentElective
AHCSAW301 - Construct conservation earthworksConstruct conservation earthworksSupersededElective
RIIPRO303D - Conduct sand wash plant operationsConduct sand wash plant operationsCurrentElective
TLID2022 - Conduct weighbridge operationsConduct weighbridge operationsCurrentElective
RIIBEF302E - Monitor site production activitiesMonitor site production activitiesCurrentElective
RIIRIS401E - Apply site risk management systemApply site risk management systemCurrentElective
RIISTD301D - Take environmental samples and measurementsTake environmental samples and measurementsCurrentElective
BSBSTR401 - Promote innovation in team environmentsPromote innovation in team environmentsCurrentElective
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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 514 Certificate III 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Coal Mining,Mechanical Engineering,Blast Hole Drilling,Mineral Mining Exploration,Quarrying 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Haul Truck Operator (Extractive Industries),Weighbridge Operator,Plant Service and Maintenance Operator (Quarry),Grader Operator (Extractive Industries),Mobile Plant Operator (Extractive Industries),Shotfirer,Haul Truck Operator (Mining),Water Cart Operator,Dredge Operator,Senior Open Cut Coal Miner,Sales Loader Operator,Excavator Operator (Mining),Quarry Processing Plant Operator,Shotfirer’s Assistant,Bogger Operator,Grader Operator (Mining),Scraper Operator (Mining),Quarry Mobile Equipment Operator,Remote Control Room Operator,Quarry Equipment Operator,Excavator Operator (Mining and Extractive Industries),Face Loader Operator,Scraper Operator (Extractive Industries),Quarry Operations Leading Hand,Open Cut Coal Miner 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 712212 Miner 12/Mar/2021 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0303 Process And Resources Engineering 12/Mar/2021 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 12/Mar/2021 
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Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 2

This version was released with RII Resources and Infrastructure Industry Training Package Version 7.1.

Version created to add RIICOM302D and RIIMCO303E to electives list.

Release 1

This version first released with RII Resources and Infrastructure Industry Training Package Version 7.0.

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals such as production operators, working in open cut coal or metalliferous mines or quarries, who perform tasks involving a broad range of skilled applications in a varied work context, using some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, services or contingency measures.

Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification considerations

Licensing, legislative and certification requirements that apply to this qualification can vary between states, territories, and industry sectors. Users must check requirements with relevant body before applying the qualification.

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 = 13

3 core units  plus

10 elective units,  of which:

  • 1 must be from Group A
  • 1 must be from Group B
  • at least 3 must be from Group C
  • no more than 3 may be from Group D
  • no more than 2 may be from elsewhere in this or any other currently endorsed training package, or from an accredited course.

Elective units must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintain the overall integrity of the AQF alignment, not duplicate the outcome of another unit chosen for the qualification, and contribute to a valid industry-supported vocational outcome.

The elective bank contains both licensed and non-licensed units of competency relating to high risk work in the resources and infrastructure industry. 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 

RIIENV201E

Identify and assess environmental and heritage concerns

RIIRIS301E

Apply risk management processes

RIIWHS201E

Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures

Electives

Group A

Unit code 

Unit title 

RIICOM301E

Communicate information

RIICOM302D

Communicate workplace information

Group B

Unit code 

Unit title 

RIIGOV201E

Comply with site work processes/procedures

RIIQUA201E

Maintain and monitor site quality standards

Group C

Unit code 

Unit title 

MSMPER300*

Issue work permits

RIIARO301

Work safely in autonomous environments 

RIIARO302

Work safely with remotely piloted aircraft systems

RIIARO303

Operate equipment in autonomous environments 

RIIARO304

Coordinate and interact with autonomous systems 

RIIARO305

Build and maintain routes for autonomous operations

RIIARO306

Respond to obstructions to autonomous operations

RIIARO307

Activate and deactivate autonomous systems

RIIBHD301E

Conduct surface blast hole drilling operations

RIIHAN309F

Conduct telescopic materials handler operations

RIIMCO302D

Conduct surface miner operations

RIIMCO303E

Conduct auger miner operations

RIIMEX301D

Conduct dredging operations

RIIMEX302D

Assess ground conditions

RIIMEX303

Conduct local geotechnical risk control in surface operations

RIIMPG301D

Control and monitor automated plant/machinery

RIIMPO206D

Conduct bulk water truck operations

RIIMPO301E

Conduct hydraulic excavator operations

RIIMPO302E

Conduct hydraulic shovel operations

RIIMPO303E

Conduct rope shovel operations

RIIMPO304E

Conduct wheel loader operations

RIIMPO305F

Conduct coal stockpile dozer operations

RIIMPO306D

Operate plant/machinery on live stockpiles

RIIMPO308F

Conduct tracked dozer operations

RIIMPO309F

Conduct wheeled dozer operations

RIIMPO310F

Conduct grader operations

RIIMPO312E

Conduct scraper operations

RIIMPO313E

Conduct face loader operations

RIIMPO319E

Conduct backhoe/loader operations

RIIMPO329F

Conduct dragline operations

RIIMPO331E

Conduct operations with stockpile dozer

RIIMPO334E

Conduct skid steer loader operations using attachments

RIIMPO335E

Conduct skid steer loader operations without attachments

RIIMPO336E

Conduct belly dump truck operations

RIIMPO337E

Conduct articulated haul truck operations

RIIMPO338E

Conduct rigid haul truck operations

RIINHB307D

Conduct conventional core drilling

RIINHB330

Conduct down-hole hammer drilling

RIIPEO301E

Conduct conveyor-car high wall mining operations

RIIPRO301D

Conduct crushing and screening plant operations

RIIPRO302D

Perform process control room operations

RIIPRO303D

Conduct sand wash plant operations

RIISAM301F

Test operational functions of vehicles and equipment

RIISRM301E

Blend stockpile materials

RIISRM302E

Conduct stockpile reclaiming operations

RIISRM303E

Move and position materials to form stockpiles

RIISRM304E

Maintain stockpiles

RIIVEH201E

Operate a light vehicle

RIIVEH304E

Conduct tip truck operations

RIIVEH305F

Operate and maintain a four wheel drive vehicle

RIIVEH307F

Operate a heavy rigid vehicle

Group D

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCNAR303

Implement revegetation works

AHCSAW301

Construct conservation earthworks

BSBPUR301

Purchase goods and services

BSBSTR401

Promote innovation in team environments

BSBTWK301

Use inclusive work practices

CPCCLDG3001A

Licence to perform dogging

CPCCLSF2001A

Licence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding basic level

CPCCLSF3001A*

Licence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding intermediate level

HLTAID011

Provide first aid

MSL913004

Plan and conduct laboratory/field work

MSL924003

Process and interpret data

MSL943003

Work safely with instruments that emit ionising radiation

MSL973013

Perform basic tests

MSMWHS201

Conduct hazard analysis

RIIBEF302E

Monitor site production activities

RIIBLA201E

Support shotfiring operations

RIIBLA205E

Store, handle and transport explosives

RIIBLA301E

Conduct surface shotfiring operations

RIIBLA305E

Conduct secondary blasting

RIIBLA307E

Conduct a blast survey

RIICRC310E

Construct and maintain roads

RIIERR301E

Respond to work site incidents

RIIERR302E

Respond to local emergencies and incidents

RIIERR308E

Extricate and transport people involved in incidents

RIIERR406

Provide support for rescue operations

RIIHAN208E

Perform dogging

RIIHAN301E

Operate elevating work platform

RIIHAN302D

Conduct intermediate scaffolding operations

RIIHAN304E

Conduct slewing crane operations

RIIHAN305D

Operate a gantry or overhead crane

RIIHAN307E

Operate a vehicle loading crane

RIIHAN311F

Conduct operations with integrated tool carrier

RIIPEO206D

Lay and recover cables and hoses

RIIRIS202E

Respond to site based spills

RIIRIS401E

Apply site risk management system

RIISAM303E

Shutdown dredge for operator maintenance

RIISAM304E

Install, commission and maintain major conveyor equipment and systems

RIISAM306E

Service and maintain conveyors, feeders and hoppers

RIISAM307E

Service and maintain crushers

RIISAM308E

Service and maintain screens

RIISAM309E

Service and maintain pumps

RIISTD301D

Take environmental samples and measurements

RIIVEH302E

Operate multi-combination vehicle

RIIVEH303F

Drive heavy combination vehicle

RIIVEH306E

Operate a mine service vehicle

RIIWHS301E

Conduct safety and health investigations

TLIC3004

Drive heavy rigid vehicle

TLID2022

Conduct weighbridge operations

TLILIC0002

Licence to operate a vehicle loading crane (capacity 10 metre tonnes and above)

TLILIC0005

Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 metres or more)

TLILIC0006

Licence to operate a bridge and gantry crane

TLILIC0010

Licence to operate a slewing mobile crane (up to 20 tonnes)

TLILIC2016

Licence to drive a heavy rigid vehicle

TLILIC3017

Licence to drive a heavy combination vehicle

TLILIC3018

Licence to drive a multi-combination vehicle

*Note the following prerequisite unit requirements.

UNIT IN THIS QUALIFICATION

PREREQUISITE UNIT

CPCCLSF3001A Licence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding intermediate level

  • CPCCLSF2001A Licence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding basic level

MSMPER300 Issue work permits

  • MSMWHS201 Conduct hazard analysis

Qualification Mapping Information

Supersedes and is equivalent to RII30115 Certificate III in Surface Extraction Operations.

Links

Companion Volume Implementation Guides are available from VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=88a61002-9a21-4386-aaf8-69c76e675272