Qualification details

RII30311 - Certificate III in Underground Metalliferous Mining (Release 2)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
2 (this release)Current 21/Mar/2012
(View details for release 1) Replaced22/Jun/2011

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes RII30309 - Certificate III in Underground Metalliferous Mining 21/Jun/2011
Is superseded by RII30313 - Certificate III in Underground Metalliferous Mining 13/Nov/2013

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 columnEssential
BSBFLM305C - Support operational planSupport operational plan N/A
BSBINN301A - Promote innovation in a team environmentPromote innovation in a team environment N/A
MSAPMPER300C - Issue work permitsIssue work permits N/A
RIIBEF301A - Run on-site operationsRun on-site operations N/A
RIIBEF302A - Monitor site production activitiesMonitor site production activities N/A
RIIBEF401A - Manage non-routine, complex technical situationsManage non-routine, complex technical situations N/A
RIIBHD302A - Conduct underground development drillingConduct underground development drilling N/A
RIIBHD303A - Conduct long hole drillingConduct long hole drilling N/A
RIIBLA303A - Conduct underground development shotfiringConduct underground development shotfiring N/A
RIIBLA304A - Conduct underground production shotfiringConduct underground production shotfiring N/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 712200 Drillers, Miners And Shot Firers 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 7912 Blasting Workers 
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 Mining Exploration,Blast Hole Drilling,Mineral Exploration Drilling 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Haul Truck Operator (Mining),Quarry Equipment Operator,Long Hole Driller,Dozer Operator (Mining and Extractive Industries),Quarry Mobile Equipment Operator,Shotfirer’s Assistant,Shotfirer,Scraper Operator (Mining),Bogger Operator,Grader Operator (Mining),Jumbo Operator 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 712200 Drillers, Miners And Shot Firers 02/Oct/2012 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 7912 Blasting Workers 02/Oct/2012 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0303 Process And Resources Engineering 02/Oct/2012 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 22/Jun/2011 
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Modification History

Not applicable.

Description

This qualification reflects the role of employees such as production operators in an underground metalliferous 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.

Pathways Information

Not applicable.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not applicable.

Entry Requirements

Not applicable.

Employability Skills Summary

The following table includes a summary of the employability skills as identified by the resources and infrastructure industry for this qualification. The table should be interpreted in conjunction with the detailed requirements of each unit of competency packaged in this qualification. The outcomes required here are broad industry requirements that may vary depending on packaging options.

Employability Skill 

Industry/enterprise requirements for this qualification include: 

Communication

  • speak clearly and directly
  • listen carefully to instructions and information
  • read and interpret work instructions and safety signs
  • calculate basic weights, distances and volumes
  • complete incident and maintenance reports
  • adjust communication style to meet the needs of people with diverse backgrounds

Teamwork

  • apply teamwork in a range of situations, particularly in a safety context
  • contribute to the planning and execution of operations
  • work cooperatively with people of different ages, gender, race, religion or political persuasion and people with disability
  • recognise and respond sensitively to people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds

Problem-solving

  • adjust work methods in response to changing weather and site conditions
  • participate in team solutions to safety issues

Initiative and enterprise

  • independently adapt to changing work conditions or different work areas
  • identify potential improvements to working practice and conditions
  • identify and assess risks in the workplace

Planning and organising

  • manage time and priorities to complete work
  • identify and obtain appropriate equipment and permits
  • identify potential hazards and prepare appropriate responses
  • follow procedures and techniques relevant to the equipment and work being done

Self-management

  • take responsibility for planning and organising own work priorities and completing assigned tasks
  • monitor own performance to ensure work will be completed well and on time
  • understand the standard of work expected at a work site

Learning

  • be willing to learn new ways of working
  • seek information to improve performance from people and workplace documents like policies, procedures etc
  • understand equipment characteristics, technical capabilities, limitations and procedures

Technology

  • use technology to monitor and report on work progress
  • use communications technology appropriate to the workplace (email, mobile, radio, etc)
  • operate equipment safely

Packaging Rules

Requirements for completion of the qualification

The following table 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:

  • six (6) Core units, and
  • eight (8) elective units of which:
  • at least five (5) must come from the Group A electives listed below
  • up to three (3) from the Group B electives listed below
  • up to one (1) unit may come from Certificate II, Certificate III or Certificate IV level from this, or any other Training Package

Units of competency chosen must be relevant to the competency requirements for the job function.

Care must be taken to ensure that all prerequisites specified within imported units, or units chosen as electives, are complied with.

Core units of competency  

Unit code

Unit title

RIIOHS201A

Work safely and follow OHS policies and procedures

RIIENV302A

Apply environmentally sustainable work practices

RIICOM302A

Communicate workplace information

RIIMEX302B

Assess ground conditions

RIIQUA201A

Maintain and monitor site quality standards

RIIRIS301B

Apply risk management processes

Group A electives  

Unit code

Unit title

BSBFLM305C

Support operational plan

RIIBEF301A

Run on-site operations

RIIBEF401A

Manage non-routine, complex technical situations

RIIBHD302A

Conduct underground development drilling

RIIBHD303A

Conduct long hole drilling

RIIBLA303A

Conduct underground development shotfiring

RIIBLA304A

Conduct underground production shotfiring

RIIBLA305A

Conduct secondary blasting

RIIERR203B

Escape from hazardous situation unaided

RIIMPG301A

Control and monitor automated plant/machinery

RIIMPO307B

Conduct wheel grader operations in underground mines

RIIMPO333

Conduct underground load, haul and dump truck operations

RIINHB307B

Conduct conventional core drilling

RIINHB310A

Conduct surface directional drilling

RIINHB312A

Conduct raise boring

RIIOHS301A

Conduct safety and health investigation

RIISAM202A

Isolate and access plant

RIISAM306A

Service and maintain conveyors, feeders and hoppers

RIISAM307A

Service and maintain crushers

RIISAM312A

Inspect and maintain shafts and structures

RIISRM302B

Conduct stockpile reclaiming operations

RIIUMM301A

Conduct wet filling activities

RIIUMM302A

Install sets

RIIUMM303A

Conduct hand held mining

RIIUMM304A

Construct and maintain underground roads

RIIUMM305A

Install and remove a secondary fan

RIIUMM306A

Conduct mechanical scaling

RIIUMM307A

Maintain underground stockpiles

RIIUND205A

Respond to a workforce incident

RIIUND301A

Operate manual winder

RIIUND302A

Conduct cage operations

RIIUND303A

Operate winder for shaft sinking

RIIUND304A

Recover equipment

RIIUND305A

Recover underground equipment

RIIUND306A

Conduct line of sight remote operations

RIIUND307A

Conduct tele-remote operations

RIIUND308A

Conduct control room operations

RIIUND309A

Conduct mechanical underground ground support drilling and installation

RIIVEH306A

Operate mine service vehicle

Group B electives  

Unit code

Unit title

BSBINN301A

Promote innovation in a team environment

MSAPMPER300C

Issue work permits

RIIBEF302A

Monitor site production activities

RIIBLA306A

Conduct accretion firing

RIIERR204A

Provide aided rescue to endangered personnel

RIIERR302A

Respond to local emergencies and incidents

RIIHAN304A

Conduct slewing crane operations

RIIHAN306A

Carry out lifting using multiple cranes

RIIHAN309A

Conduct telescopic materials handler operations

RIIHAN310A

Conduct crane operations underground

RIIHAN311A

Conduct operations with integrated tool carrier

RIIMPO332A

Conduct operations with skid steer loader

RIISAM311A

Maintain winder equipment

RIISAM313A

Monitor, inspect and service ropes and attachments

RIISTD301A

Take environmental samples and measurements

RIIUND310

Apply shot-crete underground

RIIVEH301A

Conduct rail haulage operations

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