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
Provide first aid
Communicate in the workplace
Identify and assess environmental and heritage concerns
Maintain and monitor site quality standards
Conduct local risk control
Collect routine site samples
Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures
Provide field support services
Rehabilitate exploration site
Operate in isolated and remote situations
Operate and maintain instruments and field equipment
Plan and undertake field trip
Provide geological field assistance
Mobilise equipment and materials
Navigate in remote or trackless areas
Prepare drill site
Process data and maintain accurate records
Work effectively with diversity
Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
Provide advanced first aid
Respond to site based spills
Carry out operational maintenance
Take environmental samples and measurements
Operate and maintain a four wheel drive vehicle