Requirements for completion of the qualification

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

Successful completion of fifteen (15) units of competency made up of:

three (3) core units, and

twelve (12) elective units of which:

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

up to seven (7) may be chosen from group B and/or group C

up to one (1) unit may come from Certificate II, Certificate III or Certificate IV level from this, or any other Training Package or accredited course

Units chosen must be relevant to the job function.

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 RIICOM201D

Communicate in the workplace

add topic RIIWHS201D

Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedues

add topic RIIRIS201D

Conduct local risk control


Group A

Unit code

Unit title

add topic RIICAR302D

Rehabilitate small mine site

add topic RIIMEX201D

Suppress dust in open-cut environment

add topic RIIMEX203D

Break oversize rock

add topic RIIMEX302D

Assess ground conditions

add topic RIIMPO301D

Conduct hydraulic excavator operations

add topic RIIMPO304D

Conduct wheel loader 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 RIIMPO314D

Operate small open cut mine equipment

add topic RIIMSM301D

Establish a mining claim

add topic RIIMSM302D

Plan small mine operations

add topic RIIMSM303D

Install underground shaft

add topic RIIMSM304D

Inspect small mines operations

add topic RIIMSM305D

Conduct materials extraction operations underground

add topic RIIMSM306D

Design and maintain pillar system and ground control

add topic RIIMSM307D

Install and maintain ventilation systems and equipment

add topic RIISRM303D

Move and position materials to form stockpiles

add topic RIISRM304D

Maintain stockpiles

add topic RIIUMM201D

Install ground support

add topic RIIUMM203D

Prepare and perform manual scaling operations

add topic AHCNAR201A

Carry out natural area restoration works

add topic AHCSAW201A

Conduct erosion and sediment control activities

add topic AHCNAR303A

Implement revegetation works

add topic AHCSAW301A

Construct conservation earthworks

Group B

Unit code

Unit title


Provide first aid

add topic RIIENV201D

Identify and assess environmental and heritage concerns

add topic RIIERR302D

Respond to local emergencies and incidents

add topic RIIHAN203D

Conduct lifting operations

add topic RIIHAN208D

Perform dogging

add topic RIIHAN209D

Perform basic rigging

add topic RIIWHS204D

Work safely at heights

add topic RIIPEO201D

Conduct conveyor operations

add topic RIIRIS202D

Respond to site based spills

add topic RIIRIS301D

Apply risk management processes

add topic RIISAM207D

Apply operational maintenance skills

add topic RIISAM212D

Service mine plant and equipment

add topic RIISAM213D

Position and set up mobile lighting

add topic RIISAM310D

Install and commission small mine plant, machinery and services

Group C

Unit code

Unit title

add topic CPCCLDG3001A

Licence to perform dogging

add topic CPCCLRG3001A

Licence to perform rigging basic level

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.