Qualification details

RII60109 - Advanced Diploma of Metalliferous Mining (Release 2)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
2 (this release)Current 21/Mar/2012
(View details for release 1) Replaced22/Jun/2011

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by RII60113 - Advanced Diploma of Metalliferous Mining 14/Nov/2013

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
BSBINM601A - Manage knowledge and informationManage knowledge and information N/A
BSBMGT605B - Provide leadership across the organisationProvide leadership across the organisation N/A
BSBMGT608B - Manage innovation and continuous improvementManage innovation and continuous improvement N/A
BSBMGT616A - Develop and implement strategic plansDevelop and implement strategic plans N/A
BSBMGT617A - Develop and implement a business planDevelop and implement a business plan N/A
BSBPMG609A - Direct procurement and contracting for a project programDirect procurement and contracting for a project program N/A
RIIBEF601A - Conduct business negotiationsConduct business negotiations N/A
RIIBEF602A - Establish and evaluate operational performance management systemsEstablish and evaluate operational performance management systems N/A
RIIBEF603A - Manage decision making processManage decision making process N/A
RIIBEF605A - Resource site plans and objectivesResource site plans and objectives N/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 133513 Production Manager (Mining) 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 1222-13 Production Manager (Mining) 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0303 Process And Resources Engineering 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 411 Advanced Diploma 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 133513 Production Manager (Mining) 02/Sep/2009 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 1222-13 Production Manager (Mining) 02/Sep/2009 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0303 Process And Resources Engineering 02/Sep/2009 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 411 Advanced Diploma 02/Sep/2009 
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Modification History

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Description

The Advanced Diploma of Metalliferous Mining reflects the role of open cut or underground metalliferous mine managers who perform tasks that are broad, specialised, complex and technical and include strategic areas and initiating activities. They are required to demonstrate self-directed application of theoretical and technical knowledge and initiate solutions to technical problems or management requirements.

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

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
  • provide feedback and advice to staff
  • lead site-wide planning and coordination activities

Problem-solving

  • re-allocate staff and resources in response to changing weather, site conditions and priorities
  • manage staff to solve problems and coordinate individual responsibilities and activities
  • work cooperatively with clients to resolve contract and operational issues
  • manage the 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
  • lead change and continuous improvement processes
  • manage 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)
  • computer technology is used 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.

The qualification has core and elective units of competency requirements that cover the general and specialist skills for two (2) streams.

Stream 1 – Open Cut Metalliferous Mining

Stream 2 – Underground Metalliferous Mining

The core units and requirements of one (1) stream must be met for award of this qualification. The following units of competency are required:

Stream 1 – Open Cut Metalliferous Mining

Successful completion of fourteen (14) units of competency made up of:

Core Units

  • eight (8) Core units of competency, plus two Group A Technical Management units as listed
  • four (4) elective units of which all four (4) units are drawn from the Group C elective units listed, OR
  • at least two (2) units are drawn from the Group C elective units listed, and
  • up to two (2) units from elsewhere in this or any other Training Package

Stream 2 – Underground Metalliferous Mining

Successful completion of fourteen (14) units of competency made up of:

Core Units

  • eight (8) Core units of competency, plus three (3) Group B Technical Management units as listed
  • three (3) elective units of which all three (3) units are drawn from the Group C elective units listed, OR
  • at least two (2) units are drawn from the Group C elective units listed, and
  • up to one (1) unit from elsewhere in this or any other Training Package

Units of competency chosen must be relevant to the competency requirements for the job function. Care must be taken to ensure that all prerequisites specified within imported units, or units chosen as electives, are complied with.

Note :  A maximum of two (2) units of competency for Open Cut Mining; and a maximum of one (1) unit of competency for Underground Mining, relevant to the job function, may be drawn from elsewhere in this Training Package, or any other endorsed Training Package. 

Core units 

Unit code

Unit title

RIIBLA602A

Establish and maintain a blasting system

RIIENV601A

Establish and maintain the environmental management system

RIIERR601A

Establish and maintain mine emergency preparedness and response systems

RIIGOV601A

Establish, maintain and develop a statutory compliance management system

RIIOHS601A

Establish and maintain the occupational health and safety management system

RIIRAI601A

Establish and maintain the site infrastructure and fixed plant systems

RIIRIS601A

Establish and maintain the risk management system

RIIUND602A

Establish and maintain mine services systems

Group A - Open Cut Mining  

Technical Management 

Unit code

Unit title

RIIMEX602A

Establish and maintain surface mining ground control and slope stability systems

RIIMEX604A

Establish and maintain surface product haulage and transport systems

Group B - Underground Mining  

Technical Management 

Unit code

Unit title

RIIMEX603A

Establish and maintain underground mining ground control and stable mining systems

RIIRAI612A

Establish and maintain underground product haulage and transport systems

RIIUND601A

Establish and maintain the ventilation management system

Group C Electives 

Unit code

Unit title

BSBINM601A

Manage knowledge and information

BSBMGT605B

Provide leadership across the organisation

BSBMGT608B

Manage innovation and continuous improvement

BSBMGT616A

Develop and implement strategic plans

BSBMGT617A

Develop and implement a business plan

BSBPMG609A

Direct procurement and contracting for a project program

RIIBEF601A

Conduct business negotiations

RIIBEF602A

Establish and evaluate operational performance management systems

RIIBEF603A

Manage decision making process

RIIBEF605A

Resource site plans and objectives

RIILAT601A

Manage group processes

RIIMEX605A

Establish, implement and maintain operational management plans

RIIRAI606A

Establish and maintain mine closure management systems

RIISAM601A

Establish and maintain plant, equipment and infrastructure maintenance system

RIISRM601A

Establish and maintain the stockpile management system

RIIWBP601A

Establish and maintain waste and by-product management system

RIIWMG601A

Establish and maintain water management system

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