Qualification details

RII30615 - Certificate III in Small Mining Operations (Release 2)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
2 (this release)Current 11/Dec/2018
(View details for release 1) Replaced14/Dec/2015

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to RII30613 - Certificate III in Small Mining Operations 13/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 columnEssential
AHCNAR201 - Carry out natural area restoration worksCarry out natural area restoration works Elective
AHCNAR303 - Implement revegetation worksImplement revegetation works Elective
AHCSAW201 - Conduct erosion and sediment control activitiesConduct erosion and sediment control activities Elective
AHCSAW301 - Construct conservation earthworksConstruct conservation earthworks Elective
BSBDIV301 - Work effectively with diversityWork effectively with diversity Elective
CPCCLDG3001A - Licence to perform doggingLicence to perform dogging Elective
CPCCLRG3001A - Licence to perform rigging basic levelLicence to perform rigging basic level Elective
HLTAID003 - Provide first aidProvide first aid Elective
RIICAR302D - Rehabilitate small mine siteRehabilitate small mine site Elective
RIICOM201D - Communicate in the workplaceCommunicate in the workplace Core
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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 Mining and Drilling 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Small Mine Operator 

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

Comments

1

Replaces RII30613. Wording of packaging rules amended. Elective Groups B and C combined. Added BSBDIV301 Work effectively with diversity to Group B electives. Updated coding of imported units. Added qualification mapping information.

2

This version was released with RII Resources and Infrastructure Training Package version 3.0.

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

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

Total number of units = 15 

3 core units  plus

12 elective units,  of which:

  • at least five (5) must be chosen from Group A
  • no more than seven (7) may be chosen from Group B
  • no more than one (1) unit may come 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 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

RIIRIS201D

Conduct local risk control

RIIWHS201D

Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures

Electives

Group A

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCNAR201

Carry out natural area restoration works

AHCNAR303

Implement revegetation works

AHCSAW201

Conduct erosion and sediment control activities

AHCSAW301

Construct conservation earthworks

RIICAR302D

Rehabilitate small mine site

RIIMEX201D

Suppress dust in open-cut environment

RIIMEX203D

Break oversize rock

RIIMEX302D

Assess ground conditions

RIIMPO301E

Conduct hydraulic excavator operations

RIIMPO304E

Conduct wheel loader operations

RIIMPO314E

Operate small open cut mine equipment

RIIMPO336E

Conduct belly dump truck operations

RIIMPO337E

Conduct articulated haul truck operations

RIIMPO338E

Conduct rigid haul truck operations

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

Group B

Unit code 

Unit title 

BSBDIV301

Work effectively with diversity

CPCCLDG3001A

Licence to perform dogging

CPCCLRG3001A

Licence to perform rigging basic level

  • Prerequisite unit: CPCCLDG3001A Licence to perform dogging

HLTAID003

Provide first aid

RIIENV201D

Identify and assess environmental and heritage concerns

RIIERR302E

Respond to local emergencies and incidents

RIIHAN203D

Conduct lifting operations

RIIHAN208D

Perform dogging

RIIHAN209E

Perform basic rigging

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

RIIWHS204D

Work safely at heights

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title

current version

Code and title

previous version

Comments

Equivalence status

RII30615 Certificate III in Small Mining Operations

RII30613 Certificate III in Small Mining Operations

Packaging rules changed to clarify intent; elective Groups B and C combined; added an 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

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