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 fourteen (14) units of competency made up of:

nine (9) core units, and

five (5) elective units of which:

one (1) must be chosen from group A

at least three (3) must be chosen from group B

up to one (1) may be chosen from group C

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

Units chosen must be relevant to the job function.

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 BSBSUS301A

Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

add topic RIIBLA205D

Store, handle and transport explosives

add topic RIIERR401D

Apply and monitor surface operations emergency preparedness and response procedures

add topic RIIMEX405D

Apply and monitor systems and methods of surface coal mining

add topic RIIMPO403D

Monitor interaction of heavy and light vehicles and mining equipment

add topic RIIRIS402D

Carry out the risk management processes

add topic RIIWHS301D

Conduct safety and health investigations

add topic RIIWHS402D

Examine and maintain mine safety

add topic RIIWHS404D

Implement and monitor health and hygiene management systems


Group A

Unit code

Unit title

add topic RIIBLA201D

Support shotfiring operations

add topic RIIBLA301D

Conduct surface shotfiring operations

Group B

Unit code

Unit title

add topic RIIBHD301D

Conduct surface blast hole drilling operations

add topic RIIMPO301D

Conduct hydraulic excavator operations

add topic RIIMPO302D

Conduct hydraulic shovel operations

add topic RIIMPO303D

Conduct rope shovel operations

add topic RIIMPO304D

Conduct wheel loader operations

add topic RIIMPO308D

Conduct tracked dozer operations

add topic RIIMPO310D

Conduct grader operations

add topic RIIMPO336D

Conduct belly dump truck operations

add topic RIIMPO337D

Conduct articulated truck operations

add topic RIIMPO338D

Conduct haul truck operations

add topic RIIMPO312D

Conduct scraper operations

add topic RIIMPO329D

Conduct dragline operations

Group C

Unit code

Unit title

add topic BSBCUS401B

Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies

add topic BSBINM401A

Implement workplace information system

add topic BSBINN301A

Promote innovation in a team environment

add topic BSBLED401A

Develop teams and individuals

add topic BSBMGT401A

Show leadership in the workplace

add topic BSBMGT402A

Implement operational plan

add topic BSBWOR404B

Develop work priorities

add topic RIICOM301D

Communicate information

add topic RIIERR403D

Lead rescue team

add topic RIIMPO401D

Supervise mobile plant operations

add topic RIIMPO402D

Apply the principles of earthworks construction

add topic RIIRIS403D

Managing and coordinating spill responses

add topic TAEASS401A

Plan and organise assessment

add topic TAEASS402B

Assess competence

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.