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Qualification details

RII30613 - Certificate III in Small Mining Operations (Release 3)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes RII30611 - Certificate III in Small Mining Operations 13/Nov/2013
Is superseded by and equivalent to RII30615 - Certificate III in Small Mining Operations 13/Dec/2015

Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
3 (this release) 07/Dec/2014
(View details for release 2) 29/Jan/2014
(View details for release 1) 14/Nov/2013


Units of competency

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RIIPEO201D - Conduct conveyor operationsConduct conveyor operationsSupersededElective
RIIMSM304D - Inspect small mines operationsInspect small mines operationsDeletedElective
RIIMSM305D - Conduct materials extraction operations undergroundConduct materials extraction operations undergroundDeletedElective
RIIMPO314D - Operate small open cut mine equipmentOperate small open cut mine equipmentSupersededElective
AHCSAW301A - Construct conservation earthworksConstruct conservation earthworksSupersededElective
RIIMEX201D - Suppress dust in open-cut environmentSuppress dust in open-cut environmentSupersededElective
RIIMSM307D - Install and maintain ventilation systems and equipmentInstall and maintain ventilation systems and equipmentSupersededElective
RIIHAN208D - Perform doggingPerform doggingSupersededElective
RIISRM304D - Maintain stockpilesMaintain stockpilesSupersededElective
RIIHAN209D - Perform basic riggingPerform basic riggingSupersededElective
RIIMPO301D - Conduct hydraulic excavator operationsConduct hydraulic excavator operationsSupersededElective
RIIENV201D - Identify and assess environmental and heritage concernsIdentify and assess environmental and heritage concernsSupersededElective
RIIMPO338D - Conduct rigid haul truck operationsConduct rigid haul truck operationsSupersededElective
RIIRIS202D - Respond to site based spillsRespond to site based spillsSupersededElective
RIIMPO337D - Conduct articulated haul truck operationsConduct articulated haul truck operationsSupersededElective
RIIHAN203D - Conduct lifting operationsConduct lifting operationsSupersededElective
RIISRM303D - Move and position materials to form stockpilesMove and position materials to form stockpilesSupersededElective
RIIRIS301D - Apply risk management processesApply risk management processesSupersededElective
RIIUMM201D - Install ground supportInstall ground supportCurrentElective
AHCSAW201A - Conduct erosion and sediment control activitiesConduct erosion and sediment control activitiesSupersededElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 312913 Mine Deputy 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3129-15 Mine Deputy 
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 Mining and Drilling 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Small Mine Operator 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 312913 Mine Deputy 02/May/2014 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3129-15 Mine Deputy 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 RII30611 Certificate III in Small Mining Operations.

2

Superseded imported units updated.

3

Editorial corrections to package rules.

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working in an underground or open cut soft rock small mine, such as an opal mine. They perform tasks involving a broad range of skilled applications applied in a wide variety of contexts, which may involve application of some discretion and judgment 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

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 fifteen (15) units of competency made up of:

  • three (3) core units, and
  • twelve (12) elective units of which:
  • at least five (5) must be chosen from Group A
  • up to seven (7) may be chosen from group B and/or group C
  • up to one (1) unit may come 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 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

RIICOM201D

Communicate in the workplace

RIIWHS201D

Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedues

RIIRIS201D

Conduct local risk control

Electives 

Group A 

Unit code 

Unit title 

RIICAR302D

Rehabilitate small mine site

RIIMEX201D

Suppress dust in open-cut environment

RIIMEX203D

Break oversize rock

RIIMEX302D

Assess ground conditions

RIIMPO301D

Conduct hydraulic excavator operations

RIIMPO304D

Conduct wheel loader operations

RIIMPO336D

Conduct belly dump truck operations

RIIMPO337D

Conduct articulated truck operations

RIIMPO338D

Conduct rigid haul truck operations

RIIMPO314D

Operate small open cut mine equipment

RIIMSM301D

Establish a mining claim

RIIMSM302D

Plan small mine operations

RIIMSM303D

Install underground shaft

RIIMSM304D

Inspect small mines operations

RIIMSM305D

Conduct materials extraction operations underground

RIIMSM306D

Design and maintain pillar system and ground control

RIIMSM307D

Install and maintain ventilation systems and equipment

RIISRM303D

Move and position materials to form stockpiles

RIISRM304D

Maintain stockpiles

RIIUMM201D

Install ground support

RIIUMM203D

Prepare and perform manual scaling operations

AHCNAR201A

Carry out natural area restoration works

AHCSAW201A

Conduct erosion and sediment control activities

AHCNAR303A

Implement revegetation works

AHCSAW301A

Construct conservation earthworks

Group B  

Unit code 

Unit title 

HLTAID003

Provide first aid

RIIENV201D

Identify and assess environmental and heritage concerns

RIIERR302D

Respond to local emergencies and incidents

RIIHAN203D

Conduct lifting operations

RIIHAN208D

Perform dogging

RIIHAN209D

Perform basic rigging

RIIWHS204D

Work safely at heights

RIIPEO201D

Conduct conveyor operations

RIIRIS202D

Respond to site based spills

RIIRIS301D

Apply risk management processes

RIISAM207D

Apply operational maintenance skills

RIISAM212D

Service mine plant and equipment

RIISAM213D

Position and set up mobile lighting

RIISAM310D

Install and commission small mine plant, machinery and services

Group C  

Unit code 

Unit title 

CPCCLDG3001A

Licence to perform dogging

CPCCLRG3001A

Licence to perform rigging basic level

Qualification Mapping Information

No equivalent qualification

Links

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