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

Total number of units = 18

7 core units plus

11 elective units, of which:

at least six (6) must be chosen from Group A

no more than five (5) must be chosen from Group B

no more than one (1) unit 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

add topic HLTAID003

Provide first aid

add topic RIICOM201D

Communicate in the workplace

add topic RIIENV201D

Identify and assess environmental and heritage concerns

add topic RIIQUA201D

Maintain and monitor site quality standards

add topic RIIRIS201D

Conduct local risk control

add topic RIISTD202D

Collect routine site samples

add topic RIIWHS201D

Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures


Group A

Unit code

Unit title

add topic CPPSIS3016A

Provide field support services

add topic RIICAR301D

Rehabilitate exploration site

add topic RIIEGS201D

Operate in isolated and remote situations

add topic RIIEGS301D

Operate and maintain instruments and field equipment

add topic RIIEGS302D

Plan and undertake field trip

add topic RIIEGS303D

Provide geological field assistance

add topic RIIEGS304D

Mobilise equipment and materials

add topic RIIEGS305D

Navigate in remote or trackless areas

add topic RIIEGS306D

Prepare drill site

add topic RIISTD302D

Process data and maintain accurate records

Group B

Unit code

Unit title

add topic BSBDIV301

Work effectively with diversity

add topic BSBSUS301

Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

add topic HLTAID006

Provide advanced first aid

add topic RIIRIS202D

Respond to site based spills

add topic RIISAM209D

Carry out operational maintenance

add topic RIISTD301D

Take environmental samples and measurements

add topic RIIVEH305E

Operate and maintain a four wheel drive vehicle

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.