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

Total number of units = 16

6 core units plus

10 elective units, of which:

at least five (5) must be chosen from Group A

up to five (5) may be chosen from Group B

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 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

add topic RIICOM301D

Communicate information

add topic RIIERR201D

Conduct fire team operations

add topic RIIGOV201D

Comply with site work processes/procedures

add topic RIIMCU208D

Conduct basic strata control operations

add topic RIIMCU214D

Conduct face ventilation operations

add topic RIIRIS301D

Apply risk management processes


Group A

Unit code

Unit title

add topic RIIMCU209D

Conduct roadway maintenance

add topic RIIMCU301D

Conduct specialised strata control operations

add topic RIIMCU302E

Construct and maintain ventilation devices

add topic RIIMCU303D

Conduct continuous miner operations

add topic RIIMCU304D

Conduct shuttle car operations

add topic RIIMCU305D

Conduct outburst mining operations

add topic RIIMCU306D

Conduct shearer operations

add topic RIIMCU307D

Conduct longwall face equipment operations

add topic RIIMCU308D

Install and recover longwall equipment

add topic RIIMCU309D

Operate breaker line supports

add topic RIIMCU310D

Conduct flexible conveyor train (FCT) operations

add topic RIIMCU311D

Monitor control processes

add topic RIIMCU401D

Conduct special roadway operations

add topic RIIMCU402D

Apply spontaneous combustion management measures

add topic RIINHB304D

Conduct air drilling

add topic RIINHB310D

Conduct surface directional drilling

Group B

Unit code

Unit title

add topic BSBDIV301

Work effectively with diversity

add topic RIIBLA302D

Conduct shotfiring operations in underground coal mines

add topic RIIENV301D

Conduct atmospheric monitoring

add topic RIIERR203D

Escape from hazardous situation unaided

add topic RIIERR204D

Provide aided rescue to endangered personnel

add topic RIIERR205D

Apply initial response First Aid

add topic RIIERR301D

Respond to mine incident

add topic RIIERR302D

Respond to local emergencies and incidents

add topic RIIERR303D

Operate in self-contained regenerative oxygen breathing apparatus

add topic RIIERR304D

Control emergencies and critical situations

add topic RIIERR305D

Control underground fires

add topic RIIERR306D

Conduct underground search

add topic RIIERR307D

Extricate casualties from underground incident

add topic RIIERR308D

Extricate and transport people involved in incidents

add topic RIIERR309D

Establish and operate from fresh air base

add topic RIIERR310D

Provide support for rescue operations

add topic RIIHAN304D

Conduct slewing crane operations

add topic RIIPEO202D

Provide deck support for conveyor-car high wall mining operations

add topic RIIPEO301D

Conduct conveyor-car high wall mining operations

add topic RIIRIS202D

Respond to site based spills

add topic RIISAM304D

Install, commission and maintain major conveyor equipment and systems

add topic RIISAM305D

Repair and splice conveyor belting

add topic RIISAM311D

Maintain winder equipment

add topic RIISAM312D

Inspect and maintain shafts and structures

add topic RIISAM313D

Monitor, inspect and service ropes and attachments

add topic RIIUND205D

Respond to a workforce incident

add topic RIIUND208D

Conduct skip operations

add topic RIIUND209D

Operate automated winder

add topic RIIUND301D

Operate manual winder

add topic RIIUND302D

Conduct cage operations

add topic RIIUND303D

Operate winder for shaft sinking

add topic RIIWHS301D

Conduct safety and health investigations

add topic TLILIC3008A

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

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.