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Qualification details

RII30215 - Certificate III in Underground Coal Operations (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to RII30213 - Certificate III in Underground Coal Operations 13/Dec/2015
Is superseded by and equivalent to RII30218 - Certificate III in Underground Coal OperationsCore unit RIIERR201E updated to current equivalent version. RIIBLA204D added to Group B elective unit list. Other native and imported elective units updated to current equivalent versions. 10/Dec/2018

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 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
RIIBLA302D - Conduct shotfiring operations in underground coal minesConduct shotfiring operations in underground coal mines Elective
RIICOM301D - Communicate InformationCommunicate Information Core
RIIENV301D - Conduct atmospheric monitoringConduct atmospheric monitoring Elective
RIIERR201D - Conduct fire team operationsConduct fire team operations Core
RIIERR203D - Escape from hazardous situations unaidedEscape from hazardous situations unaided Elective
RIIERR204D - Provide aided rescue to endangered personnelProvide aided rescue to endangered personnel Elective
RIIERR205D - Apply initial response First AidApply initial response First Aid Elective
RIIERR301D - Respond to mine incidentRespond to mine incident Elective
RIIERR302D - Respond to local emergencies and incidentsRespond to local emergencies and incidents 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 514 Certificate III 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Mineral Exploration Drilling,Coal Mining,Mineral Mining Exploration 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Scraper Operator (Mining),Coal Preparation Operator,Underground Coal Miner,Jumbo Operator,Continuous Mining Machine Operator,Grader Operator (Mining),Haul Truck Operator (Mining),Quarry Equipment Operator,Long Hole Driller,Inbye and Outbye Operator,Shotfirer,Dozer Operator (Mining and Extractive Industries),Bogger Operator,Longwall Miner,Shotfirer’s Assistant 

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 514 Certificate III 14/Dec/2015 
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Modification History

Release

Comment

1

This qualification replaces RII30213 Certificate III in Underground Coal Operations. Packaging rules wording changed to clarify intent. Elective Groups B and C combined. Added new Group B elective BSBDIV301 Work effectively with diversity. Added qualification mapping information.

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the role of employees such as production operators in an underground coal mine, 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 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 = 16 

6 core units  plus

10 elective units,  of which:

  • at least five (5) must be chosen from Group A
  • up to five (5) may be chosen from Group B
  • no more than one (1) 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 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 

RIICOM301D

Communicate information

RIIERR201D

Conduct fire team operations

RIIGOV201D

Comply with site work processes/procedures

RIIMCU208D

Conduct basic strata control operations

RIIMCU214D

Conduct face ventilation operations

RIIRIS301D

Apply risk management processes

Electives

Group A

Unit code 

Unit title 

RIIMCU209D

Conduct roadway maintenance

RIIMCU301D

Conduct specialised strata control operations

RIIMCU302E

Construct and maintain ventilation devices

RIIMCU303D

Conduct continuous miner operations

RIIMCU304D

Conduct shuttle car operations

RIIMCU305D

Conduct outburst mining operations

RIIMCU306D

Conduct shearer operations

RIIMCU307D

Conduct longwall face equipment operations

RIIMCU308D

Install and recover longwall equipment

RIIMCU309D

Operate breaker line supports

RIIMCU310D

Conduct flexible conveyor train (FCT) operations

RIIMCU311D

Monitor control processes

RIIMCU401D

Conduct special roadway operations

RIIMCU402D

Apply spontaneous combustion management measures

RIINHB304D

Conduct air drilling

RIINHB310D

Conduct surface directional drilling

Group B

Unit code 

Unit title 

BSBDIV301

Work effectively with diversity

RIIBLA302D

Conduct shotfiring operations in underground coal mines

RIIENV301D

Conduct atmospheric monitoring

RIIERR203D

Escape from hazardous situation unaided

RIIERR204D

Provide aided rescue to endangered personnel

RIIERR205D

Apply initial response First Aid

RIIERR301D

Respond to mine incident

RIIERR302D

Respond to local emergencies and incidents

RIIERR303D

Operate in self-contained regenerative oxygen breathing apparatus

RIIERR304D

Control emergencies and critical situations

RIIERR305D

Control underground fires

RIIERR306D

Conduct underground search

RIIERR307D

Extricate casualties from underground incident

RIIERR308D

Extricate and transport people involved in incidents

RIIERR309D

Establish and operate from fresh air base

RIIERR310D

Provide support for rescue operations

RIIHAN304D

Conduct slewing crane operations

RIIPEO202D

Provide deck support for conveyor-car high wall mining operations

RIIPEO301D

Conduct conveyor-car high wall mining operations

RIIRIS202D

Respond to site based spills

RIISAM304D

Install, commission and maintain major conveyor equipment and systems

RIISAM305D

Repair and splice conveyor belting

RIISAM311D

Maintain winder equipment

RIISAM312D

Inspect and maintain shafts and structures

RIISAM313D

Monitor, inspect and service ropes and attachments

RIIUND205D

Respond to a workforce incident

RIIUND208D

Conduct skip operations

RIIUND209D

Operate automated winder

RIIUND301D

Operate manual winder

RIIUND302D

Conduct cage operations

RIIUND303D

Operate winder for shaft sinking

RIIWHS301D

Conduct safety and health investigations

TLILIC3008A

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

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title

current version

Code and title

previous version

Comments

Equivalence status

RII30215 Certificate III in Underground Coal Operations

RII30213 Certificate III in Underground Coal Operations

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