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 a total of sixteen (16) units of competency, made up of:

eight (8) core units of competency, and

eight (8) electives units of which:

at least six (6) must be chosen from the electives

up to two (2) 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 RIICOM301D

Communicate information

add topic RIIQUA201D

Maintain and monitor site quality standards

add topic RIIGOV401D

Apply, monitor and report on compliance systems

add topic RIIMEX404D

Apply and monitor systems for stable mining

add topic BSBWHS401A

Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirement

add topic RIIWHS301D

Conduct safety and health investigations

add topic RIIRIS301D

Apply risk management processes

add topic BSBSUS301A

Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices


Unit code

Unit title

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 BSBMGT403A

Implement continuous improvement

add topic BSBWOR404B

Develop work priorities


Provide first aid

add topic RIIBLA304D

Conduct underground production shotfiring

add topic RIIBLA303D

Conduct underground development shotfiring

add topic RIIBLA401D

Manage blasting operations

add topic RIIBLA402D

Monitor and control the effects of blasting on the environment

add topic RIICOM201D

Communicate in the workplace

add topic RIIERR404D

Apply and monitor underground metalliferous mine emergency preparedness and response systems

add topic RIIERR403D

Lead rescue team

add topic RIIMEX406D

Apply and monitor mine transport system and production equipment

add topic RIIWHS401D

Supervise work in confined spaces

add topic RIIRAI401D

Apply and monitor mine services and infrastructure systems

add topic RIIRIS402D

Carry out the risk management processes

add topic RIIRIS403D

Managing and coordinating spill responses

add topic RIISAM403D

Commission/recommission plant

add topic RIIUND401D

Apply and monitor the ventilation management plan

add topic TAAASS301B

Contribute to assessment

add topic TAEASS401B

Plan and organise assessment

add topic TAEASS402B

Assess competence

add topic TAEASS403B

Participate in assessment validation

add topic TAEDEL301A

Provide work skill instruction

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.