Qualification details

RII40209 - Certificate IV in Surface Coal Mining (Open Cut Examiner) (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 22/Jun/2011

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by and equivalent to RII40212 - Certificate IV in Surface Coal Mining (Open Cut Examiner) 20/Mar/2012

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
BSBCUS401A - Coordinate implementation of customer service strategiesCoordinate implementation of customer service strategies N/A
BSBINM401A - IMPLEMENT WORKPLACE INFORMATION SYSTEMIMPLEMENT WORKPLACE INFORMATION SYSTEM N/A
BSBINN301A - Promote innovation in a team environmentPromote innovation in a team environment N/A
BSBLED401A - Develop teams and individualsDevelop teams and individuals N/A
BSBMGT401A - Show leadership in the workplaceShow leadership in the workplace N/A
BSBMGT402A - Implement operational planImplement operational plan N/A
BSBSUS301A - Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practicesImplement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices N/A
BSBWOR404A - Develop work prioritiesDevelop work priorities N/A
RIIBHD301A - Conduct surface blast hole drilling operationsConduct surface blast hole drilling operations N/A
RIIBLA201A - Support shotfiring operationsSupport shotfiring operations N/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 312611 Safety Inspector 
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 511 Certificate IV 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Mineral Mining Exploration 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Open Cut Examiner 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 312611 Safety Inspector 02/Sep/2009 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3129-15 Mine Deputy 02/Sep/2009 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0303 Process And Resources Engineering 02/Sep/2009 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 02/Sep/2009 
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Modification History

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Description

This qualification reflects the role of employees working as an open cut examiner in a surface coal mine. 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 and contribute to the development of technical solutions to non-routine problems.

Pathways Information

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Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not applicable.

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

  • provide clear and direct feedback
  • listen carefully to instructions and information
  • read and interpret project plans and safety signs
  • calculate basic weights, distances and volumes
  • complete accurate work plans, technical reports, risk assessments, etc
  • negotiate solutions to customer and workplace based issues
  • negotiate project details with clients
  • network with other professionals working in the same field
  • adjust communication style to meet the needs of people with diverse backgrounds

Teamwork

  • plan and lead team performance and operations
  • coordinate project activities and timelines with clients
  • 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
  • provide feedback and advice to staff
  • participate in site-wide planning and coordination activities

Problem-solving

  • re-allocate staff and resources in response to changing weather, site conditions and priorities
  • work with staff to solve problems and coordinate team members’ responsibilities and activities
  • work cooperatively with clients to resolve contract and operational issues
  • participate in ongoing review and adjustment of operations against performance indicators and project milestones

Initiative and enterprise

  • act independently to identify potential improvements to working practice and conditions
  • identify and take steps to resolve risks in the workplace
  • encourage the exploration and application of innovative approaches to improve on operational performance

Planning and organising

  • manage and coordinate time and priorities for self and team
  • identify and obtain appropriate personnel and resources for work
  • ensure that risks are assessed and appropriate emergency plans are in place
  • ensure that project planning incorporates the possibility of adapting to future changes

Self-management

  • take responsibility for ensuring team targets and goals are achieved
  • understand the standard of work expected at the work site
  • proactively manage team performance
  • develop trust and confidence in staff and customers

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
  • participate in and, where appropriate, lead change processes
  • work with staff to create learning and development plans
  • prepare and lead formal or informal training sessions

Technology

  • apply a range of basic IT skills in monitoring and reporting on systems
  • operate equipment safely and according to manufacturer and workplace guidelines
  • use communications technology appropriate to the workplace (email, mobile, radio, etc)
  • use computer technology to monitor and communicate project status
  • use IT to create documents and maintain records of work activities

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 fourteen (14) units of competency made up of:

  • nine (9) mandatory units, and
  • five (5) elective units of which:
  • at least three (3) must come from the specified electives listed below
  • up to two (2) from the general electives listed below, or from Certificate III, Certificate IV or Diploma level from this, or any other Training Package

Units chosen must be relevant to the job function.

Care must be taken to ensure that all prerequisites specified within imported units, or units chosen as electives, are complied with.

Mandatory units of competency  

Unit code

Unit title

RIIBLA201A

Support shotfiring operations

OR  

RIIBLA301A

Conduct surface shotfiring operations(Mandatory in NSW)  

RIIBLA205A

Store, handle and transport explosives

RIIERR401B

Apply and monitor surface operations emergency preparedness and response procedures

RIIMEX405A

Apply and monitor systems and methods of surface coal mining

RIIMPO403A

Monitor interaction of heavy and light vehicles and mining equipment

RIIOHS301A

Conduct safety and health investigations

RIIOHS402A

Examine and maintain mine safety

RIIOHS404A

Implement and monitor health and hygiene management systems

RIIRIS402A

Carry out the risk management processes

Specified electives  

Unit code

Unit title

RIIBHD301A

Conduct surface blast hole drilling operations

RIIMPO301B

Conduct hydraulic excavator operations

RIIMPO302B

Conduct hydraulic shovel operations

RIIMPO303A

Conduct rope shovel operations

RIIMPO304B

Conduct wheel loader operations

RIIMPO308B

Conduct tracked dozer operations

RIIMPO310A

Conduct grader operations

RIIMPO311A

Conduct haul truck operations

RIIMPO312A

Conduct scraper operations

RIIMPO329A

Conduct dragline operations

General electives  

Unit code

Unit title

BSBCUS401A

Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies

BSBINM401A

Implement workplace information system

BSBINN301A

Promote innovation in a team environment

BSBLED401A

Develop teams and individuals

BSBMGT401A

Show leadership in the workplace

BSBMGT402A

Implement operational plan

BSBSUS301A

Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices (Mandatory in NSW)  

BSBWOR404A

Develop work priorities

RIICOM301B

Communicate information

RIIERR403A

Lead rescue team

RIIMPO401A

Supervise mobile plant operations

RIIMPO402A

Apply the principles of earthworks construction

TAAASS401C

Plan and organise assessment

TAAASS402C

Assess competence

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