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Surface Extraction Operations

National ID: RII20215 | State ID: AZC3


The Certificate III in Surface Extraction Operations reflects the role of individuals working as an operator on sites such as a quarry or an open cut metalliferous mine, undertaking a prescribed range of tasks involving known routines and procedures, and taking some responsibility for the quality of work outcomes.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

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Course overview

Course details

Course Overview

Where East Perth
How Traineeship
When This course is available for Semester 1, 2017.

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Further study opportunities:

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Local full time students

Course fees are made up of two components, tuition fees and resource fees.

Tuition fees are determined by multiplying the course fee rate by the nominal hours, which is the number of hours in which an average student could be expected to complete each unit. They are not the hours of training or instruction.

Resource fees are charges for material that are essential to a course or unit, and are purchased by NMT to be used by students during the course.

Fees may vary depending on the units you are enrolled in so an approximate amount has been shown. You will be given the exact amount of your fees at enrolment. Part time student fees will vary depending on the number of units you are enrolled in.

Please note, you may also need to buy textbooks or equipment for your course.

For details see the indicative fees list here.

International Students

If this course is available for International students you will need to pay your course fees to TIWA when you accept your offer.

Module Group Core Units

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices BSBSUS201 AUK77
Communicate in the workplace RIICOM201D WH099
Conduct local risk control RIIRIS201D WH644
Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures RIIWHS201D WH750

Module Group Group A Elective Units

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Comply with site work processes/procedures RIIGOV201D WH291
Maintain and monitor site quality standards RIIQUA201D WH616

Module Group Group B Elective Units

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Conduct dewatering activities in surface operations RIIWMG201D WH764
Respond to local emergencies and incidents RIIERR302D WH271
Conduct stacker operations RIIPEO203D WH563
Conduct workboat/barge operations RIIMEX204D WH380
Conduct crushing operations RIIPRO201D WH591
Break oversize rock RIIMEX203D WH379
Suppress airborne contaminants RIIENV202D WH257
Operate programmable logic control systems RIIPRO203D WH593
Provide deck support for conveyor-car high wall mining operations RIIPEO202D WH562
Conduct screening and conveying operations RIIPRO202D WH592
Conduct blending plant operations RIIPRO205D WH595
Apply initial response First Aid RIIERR205D WH269
Support bucket wheel system operations RIIMPO203D WH401
Operate roller/compactor RIIMPO205D WH403
Conduct mobile mixing of explosives RIIBLA203D WH021
Isolate and access plant RIISAM202D WH653
Conduct belly dump truck operations RIIMPO336D WH440
Operate light vehicle RIIVEH201D WH733
Install open-cut mine ground support RIIMEX202D WH378
Conduct articulated haul truck operations RIIMPO337D WH441
Conduct conveyor shifting dozer operations RIIMPO204D WH402
Conduct rigid haul truck operations RIIMPO338D WH442
Conduct conveyor operations RIIPEO201D WH561
Conduct mobile slew conveyor operations RIIMCO202D WH324
Conduct bulk water truck operations RIIMPO206D WH404
Lay and recover cables and hoses RIIPEO206D WH566
Conduct stockpile reclaiming operations RIISRM302D WH689
Provide support to electrical tradesperson RIISAM214D WH664

Module Group Group C Elective Units

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Service mine plant and equipment RIISAM212D WH662
Store, handle and transport explosives RIIBLA205D WH023
Remove and fit wheel assemblies RIISAM210D WH660
Carry out basic levelling RIICCM208D WH084
Conduct fire team operations RIIERR201D WH265
Identify and rectify site operating problems RIIBEF202D WH002
Work safely at heights RIIWHS204D WH753
Conduct lifting operations RIIHAN203D WH297
Plan and organise work RIIBEF201D WH001
Conduct non-slewing crane operations RIIHAN212D WH306
Work effectively with diversity BSBDIV301 AUI02
Operate a personal computer BSBITU101 AUL79
Apply operational maintenance skills RIISAM207D WH657
Remove, repair and refit tyres and tubes RIISAM211D WH661
Service and handover plant and machines RIISAM302D WH667
Collect routine site samples RIISTD202D WH697
Perform intermediate rigging operations RIIHAN210D WH304
Perform plant operational maintenance RIISAM208D WH658
Transport plant, equipment and personnel RIIHAN206D WH300
Licence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding basic level CPCCLSF2001A W9429
Implement revegetation works AHCNAR303A D7061
Carry out natural area restoration works AHCNAR201A D7057
Construct conservation earthworks AHCSAW301A D7235
Licence to operate a non-slewing mobile crane (greater than 3 tonnes capacity) TLILIC3006A D5249
Licence to operate a forklift truck TLILIC2001A D5241
Licence to perform rigging basic level CPCCLRG3001A W9426
Licence to perform dogging CPCCLDG3001A W9423
Licence to perform rigging intermediate level CPCCLRG3002A W9427
Conduct erosion and sediment control activities AHCSAW201A D7234
Conduct weighbridge operations TLID2022A D5073
Conduct basic scaffolding operations RIIHAN211D WH305
Operate a forklift RIIHAN201D WH295
Respond to site based spills RIIRIS202D WH645
Identify and assess environmental and heritage concerns RIIENV201D WH256
Perform basic rigging RIIHAN209D WH303
Enter and work in confined spaces RIIWHS202D WH751
Cut, weld and bend materials RIISAM205D WH656
Perform dogging RIIHAN208D WH302
Position and set up mobile lighting RIISAM213D WH663

If this course uses TAFE Admissions, to study full-time in 2017 apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

Part time enrolments are usually done in late January and mid June each year while online and continuous enrolment courses normally have enrolments available at any time, for help enrolling or for more information:

call: 1300 300 822 or email: enquiry@nmtafe.wa.edu.au

International students please contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1300 300 822 or email: enquiry@nmtafe.wa.edu.au


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