The following provides the packaging rules for this qualification, followed by the list of relevant units of competency.

Total number of units = 13

3 core units plus

10 elective units, of which:

one (1) must be chosen from Group A

one (1) must be chosen from Group B

at least three (3) must be chosen from Group C

no more than (3) may be chosen from Group D

no more than (2) may be chosen from 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 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

add topic RIIENV201D

Identify and assess environmental and heritage concerns

add topic RIIRIS301D

Apply risk management processes

add topic RIIWHS201D

Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures


Group A

Unit code

Unit title

add topic RIICOM301D

Communicate information

add topic RIICOM302D

Communicate workplace information

Group B

Unit code

Unit title

add topic RIIGOV201D

Comply with site work processes/procedures

add topic RIIQUA201D

Maintain and monitor site quality standards

Group C

Unit code

Unit title

add topic MSAPMPER300C

Issue work permits

Prerequisite unit: add topic RIIRIS201B Conduct local risk control

add topic RIIBHD301D

Conduct surface blast hole drilling operations

add topic RIIBHD304D

Set up and prepare for open cut drilling operations

add topic RIIBHD305D

Conduct down-hole hammer drilling

add topic RIIBLA301D

Conduct surface shotfiring operations

add topic RIIMCO301D

Conduct control centre operations

add topic RIIMCO302D

Conduct surface miner operations

add topic RIIMCO303D

Conduct auger miner operations

add topic RIIMEX301D

Conduct dredging operations

add topic RIIMEX302D

Assess ground conditions

add topic RIIMPG301D

Control and monitor automated plant/machinery

add topic RIIMPO206D

Conduct bulk water truck operations

add topic RIIMPO301D

Conduct hydraulic excavator operations

add topic RIIMPO302D

Conduct hydraulic shovel operations

add topic RIIMPO303D

Conduct rope shovel operations

add topic RIIMPO304D

Conduct wheel loader operations

add topic RIIMPO305E

Conduct coal stockpile dozer operations

add topic RIIMPO306D

Operate plant/machinery on live stockpiles

add topic RIIMPO308E

Conduct tracked dozer operations

add topic RIIMPO309E

Conduct wheeled dozer operations

add topic RIIMPO310E

Conduct grader operations

add topic RIIMPO312D

Conduct scraper operations

add topic RIIMPO313D

Conduct face loading operations

add topic RIIMPO329D

Conduct dragline operations

add topic RIIMPO330D

Conduct bucket wheel operations

add topic RIIMPO331D

Conduct stockpile dozer operations

add topic RIIMPO336D

Conduct belly dump truck operations

add topic RIIMPO337D

Conduct articulated truck operations

add topic RIIMPO338D

Conduct rigid haul truck operations

add topic RIINHB307D

Conduct conventional core drilling

add topic RIIPEO301D

Conduct conveyor-car high wall mining operations

add topic RIIPRO301D

Conduct crushing and screening plant operations

add topic RIIPRO302D

Perform process control room operations

add topic RIIPRO303D

Conduct sand wash plant operations

add topic RIISAM202D

Isolate and access plant

add topic RIISAM301E

Test operational functions of vehicles and equipment

add topic RIISRM301D

Blend stockpile materials

add topic RIISRM302D

Conduct stockpile reclaiming operations

add topic RIISRM303D

Move and position materials to form stockpiles

add topic RIISRM304D

Maintain stockpiles

add topic RIIVEH201D

Operate light vehicle

add topic RIIVEH305E

Operate and maintain a four wheel drive vehicle

add topic RIIVEH307E

Operate heavy rigid vehicle

Group D

Unit code

Unit title

add topic AHCNAR303A

Implement revegetation works

add topic AHCSAW301A

Construct conservation earthworks

add topic BSBDIV301

Work effectively with diversity

add topic BSBINN301

Promote innovation in a team environment

add topic BSBPUR301

Purchase goods and services

add topic CPCCLDG3001A

Licence to perform dogging

add topic CPCCLSF3001A

Licence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding intermediate level

Prerequisite unit: add topic CPCCLSF2001A Licence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding basic level

add topic HLTAID003

Provide first aid

add topic MSL924001A

Process and interpret data

add topic MSL943001A

Work safely with instruments that emit ionising radiation

add topic MSL913002A

Plan and conduct laboratory/field work

add topic MSL973001A

Perform basic tests

add topic RIIBEF302D

Monitor site production activities

add topic RIIBLA201D

Support shotfiring operations

add topic RIIBLA205D

Store, handle and transport explosives

add topic RIIBLA305D

Conduct secondary blasting

add topic RIIBLA306D

Conduct accretion firing

add topic RIIBLA307D

Conduct blast survey

add topic RIIBLA308D

Conduct electronic blasting operations

add topic RIICRC310D

Construct and maintain roads

add topic RIIERR301D

Respond to mine incident

add topic RIIERR302D

Respond to local emergencies and incidents

add topic RIIERR308D

Extricate and transport people involved in incidents

add topic RIIERR310D

Provide support for rescue operations

add topic RIIHAN208D

Perform dogging

add topic RIIHAN301D

Operate elevating work platforms

add topic RIIHAN302D

Conduct intermediate scaffolding operations

add topic RIIHAN304D

Conduct slewing crane operations

add topic RIIHAN305D

Operate a gantry or overhead crane

add topic RIIHAN306D

Carry out lifting using multiple cranes

add topic RIIHAN307D

Operate a vehicle loading crane

add topic RIIHAN311E

Conduct operations with integrated tool carrier

add topic RIIPEO206D

Lay and recover cables and hoses

add topic RIIRIS202D

Respond to site based spills

add topic RIISAM303D

Shut down dredge for operator maintenance

add topic RIISAM304D

Install, commission and maintain major conveyor equipment and systems

add topic RIISAM305D

Repair and splice conveyor belting

add topic RIISAM306D

Service and maintain conveyors, feeders and hoppers

add topic RIISAM307D

Service and maintain crushers

add topic RIISAM308D

Service and maintain screens

add topic RIISAM309D

Service and maintain pumps

add topic RIISTD301D

Take environmental samples and measurements

add topic RIIVEH302D

Operate multi-combination vehicle

add topic RIIVEH303D

Drive heavy combination vehicle

add topic RIIVEH306D

Operate mine services vehicle

add topic RIIWHS301D

Conduct safety and health investigations

add topic TLIC3004A

Drive heavy rigid vehicle

add topic TLID2022A

Conduct weighbridge operations

add topic TLILIC0012A

Licence to operate a vehicle loading crane (capacity 10 metre tonnes and above)

add topic TLILIC2005A

Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 metres or more)

add topic TLILIC2016B

Licence to drive a heavy rigid vehicle

add topic TLILIC3003A

Licence to operate a bridge and gantry crane

add topic TLILIC3008A

Licence to operate a slewing mobile crane (up to 20 tonnes)

add topic TLILIC3017B

Licence to drive a heavy combination vehicle

add topic TLILIC3018B

Licence to drive a multi combination vehicle

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.