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Qualification details

RII40115 - Certificate IV in Surface Extraction Operations (Release 4)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to RII40113 - Certificate IV in Surface Extraction Operations 13/Dec/2015

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
4 (this release) 23/Sep/2020
(View details for release 3) 31/Jan/2020
(View details for release 2) 11/Dec/2018
(View details for release 1) 14/Dec/2015


Units of competency

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RIIRAI401D - Apply and monitor mine services and infrastructure systemsApply and monitor mine services and infrastructure systemsElective
BSBFIA412 - Report on financial activityReport on financial activityElective
RIISAM403E - Commission/recommission plantCommission/recommission plantElective
RIIMPO401D - Supervise mobile plant operationsSupervise mobile plant operationsElective
RIIGOV401D - Apply, monitor and report on compliance systemsApply, monitor and report on compliance systemsCore
RIIENV401E - Supervise dust and noise controlSupervise dust and noise controlElective
RIIERR310D - Provide support for rescue operationsProvide support for rescue operationsElective
RIIRIS401D - Apply site risk management systemApply site risk management systemCore
RIIQUA401E - Apply a quality management system on siteApply a quality management system on siteElective
RIIBLA301D - Conduct surface shotfiring operationsConduct surface shotfiring operationsElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 312611 Safety Inspector 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0303 Process And Resources Engineering 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Blast Hole Drilling,Quarrying,Mineral Mining Exploration,Coal Mining 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Quarry Supervisor,Open Cut Coal Mine Supervisor,Open Cut Miner (Metalliferous Mining),Open Cut Mine Supervisor (Metalliferous Mining),Shotfirer 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 312611 Safety Inspector 29/Apr/2016 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0303 Process And Resources Engineering 29/Apr/2016 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 14/Dec/2015 
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Modification History

Release

Comments

1

This qualification replaces RII40113 Certificate IV in Surface Extraction Operations. Amended packaging rules. Added new unit RIILAT402D Provide supervision in the leadership of diverse work teams and RIIBLA308D Conduct electronic blasting operations to Group C electives. Updated codes of imported units.

2

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

3

Editorial corrections.

4

Minor change to add the following units of competency to the elective list:

RIIBLA401E Manage blasting operations
RIIBLA402E Monitor and control the effects of blasting on the environment
RIICCR401E Develop and maintain positive community relations
RIIENV401E Supervise dust and noise control
RIIMEX404E Apply and monitor systems for stable mining
RIIMEX407 Apply and monitor the ground management plan
RIIQUA401E Apply a quality management system on site
RIISAM403E Commission/recommission plant
RIIWHS401E Supervise work in confined spaces

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the role of employees such as a supervisor or team leader working in an open cut mine or quarry. They perform tasks involving a broad range of varied activities most of which are complex and non-routine. They are responsible for the quantity and quality of the output of others, contribute to the development of technical solutions to non-routine problems and apply safety management plans to the workplace.

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 = 13 

4 core units  plus

9 elective units,  of which:

  • one (1) must be chosen from Group A
  • at least two (2) must be chosen from Group B
  • no more than four (4) may be chosen from Group C
  • no more than one (1) may be chosen from Group D
  • no more than two (2) may be chosen 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 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 

BSBSUS301

Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

RIICOM301D

Communicate information

RIIGOV401D

Apply, monitor and report on compliance systems

RIIRIS401D

Apply site risk management system

Electives

Group A

Unit code 

Unit title 

BSBWHS401

Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements

RIIWHS402D

Examine and maintain mine safety

Group B

Unit code 

Unit title 

RIIBLA401E

Manage blasting operations

RIIBLA403

Design blasts

RIIBHD401D

Supervise blast hole drilling operations

RIICAR401D

Supervise rehabilitation operations

RIIERR302E

Respond to local emergencies and incidents 

RIIERR401D

Apply and monitor surface operations emergency preparedness and response systems 

RIIMEX401D

Apply pit plan

RIIMEX402D

Supervise dredging operations

RIIMEX404E

Apply and monitor systems for stable mining

RIIMEX405D

Apply and monitor systems and methods of surface coal mining

RIIMEX407

Apply and monitor the ground management plan

RIIMPO401D

Supervise mobile plant operations

RIIMPO403D

Monitor the interaction of heavy and light vehicles and mining equipment

RIIPRO401D

Supervise processing operations

RIIPRO402D

Supervise recycled materials operations

RIIRAI401D

Apply and monitor mine services and infrastructure systems

RIIRAI402D

Apply and monitor site plant and resource management plan

RIISRM401D

Apply and monitor the site stockpile management plan

RIIWBP401D

Apply and monitor site waste and by-products management plan

RIIWMG401D

Apply and monitor the site water management plan

Group C

Unit code 

Unit title 

BSBCUS401

Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies

BSBFIA412

Report on financial activity

BSBINM401

Implement workplace information system

BSBLED401

Develop teams and individuals

BSBMGT401

Show leadership in the workplace

BSBMGT402

Implement operational plan

BSBSMB402

Plan small business finances

BSBSMB403

Market the small business

BSBSMB404

Undertake small business planning

BSBWOR404

Develop work priorities

ICTICT308

Use advanced features of computer applications

RIIBLA301D

Conduct surface shotfiring operations

RIIBLA308D

Conduct electronic blasting operations

RIIBLA402E

Monitor and control the effects of blasting on the environment

RIICCR401E

Develop and maintain positive community relations

RIIENV401E

Supervise dust and noise control

RIIERR201E

Conduct fire team operations

RIIERR301D

Respond to mine incident

RIIERR310D

Provide support for rescue operations

RIIERR403D

Lead rescue team

RIILAT402D

Provide supervision in the leadership of diverse work teams

RIIQUA401E

Apply quality management system on site

RIIRIS301D

Apply risk management processes

RIIRIS403D

Managing and coordinating spill responses

RIISAM401D

Apply site plant, equipment and infrastructure maintenance management plan

RIISAM402D

Supervise operation of electrical equipment and installations

RIISAM403E

Commission/recommission plant

RIIWHS301D

Conduct safety and health investigations

RIIWHS401E

Supervise work in confined spaces

TAEASS301

Contribute to assessment

TAEASS401

Plan assessment activities and processes

TAEASS402

Assess competence

TAEASS403

Participate in assessment validation

TAEDEL301

Provide work skill instruction

Group D

Unit code 

Unit title 

HLTAID003

Provide first aid

RIIERR205D

Apply initial response First Aid

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title

current version

Code and title

previous version

Comments

Equivalence status

RII40115 Certificate IV in Surface Extraction Operations

RII40113 Certificate IV in Surface Extraction Operations

Packaging rules changed to clarify intent; added two elective units

Equivalent qualification

Links

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