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Qualification details

RII30513 - Certificate III in Mining Exploration (Release 4)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes RII30509 - Certificate III in Mining Exploration 13/Nov/2013
Is superseded by and equivalent to RII30515 - Certificate III in Mining Exploration 13/Dec/2015

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
4 (this release) 07/Dec/2014
(View details for release 3) 26/Mar/2014
(View details for release 2) 29/Jan/2014
(View details for release 1) 14/Nov/2013


Units of competency

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RIISTD301D - Take environmental samples and measurementsTake environmental samples and measurementsElective
RIIEGS201D - Operate in isolated and remote situationsOperate in isolated and remote situationsElective
RIISTD302D - Process data and maintain accurate recordsProcess data and maintain accurate recordsElective
RIIEGS304D - Mobilise equipment and materialsMobilise equipment and materialsElective
RIIEGS306D - Prepare drill sitePrepare drill siteElective
RIIQUA201D - Maintain and monitor site quality standardsMaintain and monitor site quality standardsCore
RIIENV201D - Identify and assess environmental and heritage concernsIdentify and assess environmental and heritage concernsCore
RIISAM209D - Carry out operational maintenanceCarry out operational maintenanceElective
RIICAR301D - Rehabilitate exploration siteRehabilitate exploration siteElective
RIIRIS202D - Respond to site based spillsRespond to site based spillsElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 311412 Earth Science Technician 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3112-13 Earth Science Technical Officer 
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 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Geological Technician (Mining) 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 311412 Earth Science Technician 02/May/2014 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3112-13 Earth Science Technical Officer 02/May/2014 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0303 Process And Resources Engineering 02/May/2014 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 14/Nov/2013 
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Modification History

Release

Comments

1

Replaces RII30509 Certificate III in Mining Exploration

2

Superseded imported units updated.

3

Removed pre-requisite for HLTAID006.

4

Corrected modification history.

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the role of exploration geological technicians or mining geological technicians who perform tasks involving a broad range of skilled applications applied in a wide variety of contexts, which may involve application of some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, services or contingency measures.

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

Requirements for completion of the qualification 

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

Successful completion of eighteen (18) units of competency made up of:

  • seven (7) core units, and
  • eleven (11) elective units of which:
  • at least six (6) must be chosen from group A
  • up to five (5) must be chosen from group B
  • up to one (1) unit may be chosen from Certificate II, Certificate III or Certificate IV level from this, or any other Training Package or accredited course.

Units chosen must be relevant to the job function.

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 

RIIENV201D

Identify and assess environmental and heritage concerns

HLTAID003

Provide First Aid

RIICOM201D

Communicate in the workplace

RIIWHS201D

Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures

RIIQUA201D

Maintain and monitor site quality standards

RIIRIS201D

Conduct local risk control

RIISTD202D

Collect routine site samples

Electives 

Group A  

Unit code 

Unit title 

CPPSIS3016A

Provide field support services

RIICAR301D

Rehabilitate exploration site

RIIEGS201D

Operate in isolated and remote situations

RIIEGS301D

Operate and maintain instruments and field equipment

RIIEGS302D

Plan and undertake field trip

RIIEGS303D

Provide geological field assistance

RIIEGS304D

Mobilise equipment and materials

RIIEGS305D

Navigate in remote or trackless areas

RIIEGS306D

Prepare drill site

RIISTD302D

Process data and maintain accurate records

Group B 

Unit code 

Unit title 

HLTAID006

Provide advanced first aid

BSBSUS301A

Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

RIIRIS202D

Respond to site based spills

RIISAM209D

Carry out operational maintenance

RIISTD301D

Take environmental samples and measurements

RIIVEH305D

Operate and maintain a four wheel drive vehicle

Qualification Mapping Information

No equivalent qualification

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=88a61002-9a21-4386-aaf8-69c76e675272