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Qualification details

RII40420 - Certificate IV in Underground Coal Operations (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to RII40415 - Certificate IV in Underground Coal Operations 22/Sep/2020

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 12/Mar/2021
(View details for release 1) 23/Sep/2020


Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

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RIIRAI401D - Apply and monitor mine services and infrastructure systemsApply and monitor mine services and infrastructure systemsCore
RIILAT402E - Provide leadership in the supervision of diverse work teamsProvide leadership in the supervision of diverse work teamsElective
BSBINN301 - Promote innovation in a team environmentPromote innovation in a team environmentElective
RIIMCU305E - Conduct outburst mining operationsConduct outburst mining operationsElective
RIIMCU405D - Apply and monitor the outburst management planApply and monitor the outburst management planElective
RIIRIS403E - Manage and coordinate spill responseManage and coordinate spill responseElective
RIIERR403E - Lead rescue teamsLead rescue teamsElective
RIIMCU401E - Conduct special roadway operationsConduct special roadway operationsElective
RIIMEX406D - Apply and monitor mine transport systems and production equipmentApply and monitor mine transport systems and production equipmentCore
RIIMCU403E - Apply and monitor the gas management planApply and monitor the gas management planCore
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 312913 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,Coal Mining 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Underground Coal Mine Supervisor 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 312913 Mine Deputy 23/Sep/2020 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0303 Process And Resources Engineering 23/Sep/2020 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 23/Sep/2020 
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Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 2

This version first released with RII Resources and Infrastructure Industry Training Package Version 7.0.

The following elective unit of competency have been deleted as directed by the AISC:

  • RIIUND304D Recover equipment.

The above training product was identified as having zero enrolments over a three year period.

Version created to reflect minor change in the packaging rules to include the following units of competency:

  • RIIMCU409 Apply and monitor polymeric chemical management plans.

Release 1

This version first released with RII Resources and Infrastructure Industry Training Package Version 5.0.

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

  • RIIRAI507D Implement the underground coal mine mechanical plant management plan
  • RIIRAI510D Implement, monitor, rectify and report on interfaces between electrical and mechanical componentry.

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the roles of individuals, including mine supervisors or deputies, working in underground coal mines, who perform tasks involving a broad range of day-to-day, operational activities in their area of responsibility. They are responsible for ensuring a safe work environment through applying the safety and health management system for a mine, including monitoring the quantity and quality of output, supervising others and applying solutions to non-routine problems.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Licensing, legislative and certification requirements that apply to this qualification can vary between states, territories, and industry sectors. Users must check requirements with relevant body before applying the qualification.

Entry Requirements

Nil

Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 14

10 core units  plus

4 elective units  of which:

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

BSBMGT401

Show leadership in the workplace

RIIERR402E

Apply and monitor underground coal mine emergency preparedness and response systems

RIIMCU403E

Apply and monitor the gas management plan

RIIMCU406E

Apply and monitor the inrush management plan

RIIMCU407E

Apply and monitor the strata management plan

RIIMCU408E

Apply the spontaneous combustion management plan

RIIMEX406D

Apply and monitor mine transport systems and production equipment

RIIRAI401D

Apply and monitor mine services and infrastructure systems

RIIRIS402E

Carry out the risk management process

RIIUND401E

Apply and monitor the ventilation management plan

Electives

Group A

Unit code 

Unit title 

RIIBLA202F

Support underground shotfiring operations

RIIBLA302E

Conduct shotfiring operations in underground coal mines

Group B

Unit code 

Unit title 

RIIMCU303E

Conduct continuous miner operations

RIIMCU304E

Conduct shuttle car operations

RIIMCU305E

Conduct outburst mining operations

RIIMCU306E

Conduct shearer operations

RIIMCU307E

Conduct longwall face equipment operations

RIIMCU401E

Conduct special roadway operations

RIIMCU404E

Apply and monitor the gas drainage management plan

RIIMCU405D

Apply and monitor the outburst management plan

RIIMCU409

Apply and monitor polymeric chemical management plans

RIIRAI507D

Implement the underground coal mine mechanical plant management plan

RIIRAI510D

Implement, monitor, rectify and report on interfaces between electrical and mechanical componentry

Group C

Unit code 

Unit title 

BSBCUS401

Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies

BSBINN301

Promote innovation in a team environment

BSBLED401

Develop teams and individuals

BSBMGT402

Implement operational plan

BSBMGT403

Implement continuous improvement

BSBWHS401

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

BSBWOR404

Develop work priorities

RIICOM301E

Communicate information

RIIERR403E

Lead rescue teams

RIILAT402E

Provide leadership in the supervision of diverse work teams

RIIRIS301E

Apply risk management processes

RIIRIS403E

Manage and coordinate spill response

RIIWHS301E

Conduct safety and health investigations

Qualification Mapping Information

Supersedes and is equivalent to RII40415 Certificate IV in Underground Coal Operations.

Links

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