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

Total number of units = 14

6 core units plus

8 elective units, of which:

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

no more than three (3) may be chosen from Group B

no more than two (2) units may come 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 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.

A prerequisite must be considered in the total number of units chosen.

Core units of competency

Unit code

Unit title

add topic RIICOM302D

Communicate workplace information

add topic RIIENV302D

Apply environmentally sustainable work practices

add topic RIIMEX302D

Assess ground conditions

add topic RIIQUA201D

Maintain and monitor site quality standards

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 BSBFLM305

Support operational plan

add topic RIIBEF301D

Run on-site operations

add topic RIIBEF401D

Manage non-routine, complex technical situations

add topic RIIBHD302D

Conduct underground development drilling

add topic RIIBHD303D

Conduct long hole drilling

add topic RIIBLA303D

Conduct underground development shotfiring

add topic RIIBLA304D

Conduct underground production shotfiring

add topic RIIBLA305D

Conduct secondary blasting

add topic RIIMPG301D

Control and monitor automated plant/machinery

add topic RIIMPO307D

Conduct wheel grader operations in underground mines

add topic RIIMPO333D

Conduct underground load, haul and dump truck operations

add topic RIINHB307D

Conduct conventional core drilling

add topic RIINHB310D

Conduct surface directional drilling

add topic RIINHB312D

Conduct raise boring

add topic RIIWHS301D

Conduct safety and health investigation

add topic RIISAM202D

Isolate and access plant

add topic RIISAM306D

Service and maintain conveyors, feeders and hoppers

add topic RIISAM307D

Service and maintain crushers

add topic RIISAM312D

Inspect and maintain shafts and structures

add topic RIISRM302D

Conduct stockpile reclaiming operations

add topic RIIUMM301D

Conduct wet filling activities

add topic RIIUMM302D

Install sets

add topic RIIUMM303D

Conduct hand held mining

add topic RIIUMM304D

Construct and maintain underground roads

add topic RIIUMM305D

Install and remove a secondary fan

add topic RIIUMM306D

Conduct mechanical scaling

add topic RIIUMM307D

Maintain underground stockpiles

add topic RIIUND205D

Respond to a workforce incident

add topic RIIUND301D

Operate manual winder

add topic RIIUND302D

Conduct cage operations

add topic RIIUND303D

Operate winder for shaft sinking

add topic RIIUND304D

Recover equipment

add topic RIIUND305D

Recover underground equipment

add topic RIIUND306D

Conduct line of sight remote operations

add topic RIIUND307D

Conduct tele-remote operations

add topic RIIUND308D

Conduct control room operations

add topic RIIUND309D

Conduct mechanical underground ground support drilling and installation

add topic RIIVEH306D

Operate mine service vehicle

Group B

Unit code

Unit title

add topic BSBDIV301

Work effectively with diversity

add topic BSBINN301

Promote innovation in a team environment

add topic MSAPMPER300C

Issue work permits

Prerequisite unit: add topic RIIRIS201B Conduct local risk control

add topic RIIBEF302D

Monitor site production activities

add topic RIIBLA306D

Conduct accretion firing

add topic RIIBLA308D

Conduct electronic blasting operations

add topic RIIERR203D

Escape from hazardous situation unaided

add topic RIIERR204D

Provide aided rescue to endangered personnel

add topic RIIERR302D

Respond to local emergencies and incidents

add topic RIIHAN304D

Conduct slewing crane operations

add topic RIIHAN306D

Carry out lifting using multiple cranes

add topic RIIHAN309E

Conduct telescopic materials handler operations

add topic RIIHAN310D

Conduct crane operations underground

add topic RIIHAN311E

Conduct integrated tool carrier operations

add topic RIIMPO334D

Conduct operations using skid steer loader with attachments

add topic RIIMPO335D

Conduct operations using skid steer loader without attachments

add topic RIIRIS202D

Respond to site based spills

add topic RIISAM311D

Maintain winder equipment

add topic RIISAM313D

Monitor, inspect and service ropes and attachments

add topic RIISTD301D

Take environmental samples and measurements

add topic RIIUND310D

Apply shot-crete underground

add topic RIIVEH301D

Conduct rail haulage operations

add topic TLILIC3008A

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

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.