Qualification details

RII30709 - Certificate III in Mine Emergency Response and Rescue (Release 3)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
3 (this release)Current 29/May/2013
(View details for release 2) Replaced21/Mar/2012
(View details for release 1) Replaced22/Jun/2011

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by RII30713 - Certificate III in Mine Emergency Response and Rescue 13/Nov/2013

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 441211 Emergency Service Worker 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3491 Ambulance Officers And Paramedics 
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 Services to Mining 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Emergency Response Officer 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 441211 Emergency Service Worker 02/Sep/2009 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3491 Ambulance Officers And Paramedics 02/Sep/2009 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0303 Process And Resources Engineering 02/Sep/2009 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 02/Sep/2009 
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Modification History

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Description

This qualification reflects the role of response and rescue team members who work in a mine site or a construction site, 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.

Pathways Information

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Licensing/Regulatory Information

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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 sixteen (16) units of competency made up of:

  • five (5) Core units, and
  • eleven (11) elective units of which:
  • at least nine (9) must come from the Group A electives listed below
  • up to two (2) units may come from AQF level II, III or IV in this, or any other, Training Package or accredited course.

Units of competency chosen must

  • be relevant to the competency requirements for the job function
  • reflect the competency profile for the occupation at the enterprise level
  • in the case of accredited course units of competency, not duplicate in part or in whole any unit from a Training Package.

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

HLTFA301C

Apply First Aid

RIICOM201A

Communicate in the workforce

RIIOHS201A

Work safely and follow OHS policies and procedures

RIIRIS201B

Conduct local risk control

And either 

RIIQUA201A

Maintain and monitor site quality standards

OR  

RIIGOV201A

Comply with site work processes/procedures (Coal)

Group A electives  

Unit code

Unit title

HLTFA402C

Apply advanced first aid

PMAOHS211B

Prepare equipment for emergency response

PMAOMIR444B

Develop incident containment tactics

PUAAMS007B

Coordinate search and rescue operations

PUAFIR207B

Operate breathing apparatus open circuit

PUAFIR320

Render hazardous materials safe

PUAFIR316

Identify, detect and monitor hazardous materials at an incident

PUASAR024A

Undertake road crash rescue

PUASAR032A

Undertake vertical rescue

PUASAR025A

Undertake confined space rescue

PUASAR027A

Undertake land search rescue

RIIERR201A

Conduct fire team operations

RIIERR205A

Apply initial response First Aid

RIIERR301A

Respond to mine incident

RIIERR302A

Respond to local emergencies and incidents

RIIERR303A

Operate in self-contained regenerative oxygen breathing apparatus

RIIERR304A

Control emergencies and critical situations

RIIERR305A

Control underground fires

RIIERR306A

Conduct underground search

RIIERR307A

Extricate casualties from underground incident

RIIERR308A

Extricate and transport people involved in incidents

RIIERR309A

Establish and operate from fresh air base

RIIERR310A

Provide support for rescue operations

RIIRIS301B

Apply risk management processes

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