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RII50115 Diploma of Surface Operations Management

National ID: RII50115 | State ID: AZF4

Lead and supervise open cut mining operations

Study this course and gain the practical skills and knowledge to lead and supervise operations involved in the extraction of materials in an open cut mine.

This Diploma reflects the role of mine managers in an open cut coal or metalliferous mine or a quarry, who perform tasks involving a high level of autonomy and requiring the application of significant judgement in planning and determining the selection of equipment, roles and techniques for themselves and others. On completion of this course you'll be able to demonstrate a broad range of technical, managerial, coordination and planning skills and implement safety management plans.

The preferred pathway into this qualification is through experience in a formal supervision role in the open pit area.

Gain these skills
  • Implement risk management and compliance plans in mine operations
  • Lead, guide and organise work teams
  • Contribute to technical solutions
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Committed to occupational health and safety
  • Strong leadership, business and financial management skills

Entrance Requirements

Job opportunities

How to apply

Fees

Entrance Requirements
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalent Completion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades) Certificate III

Please note that you must be employed as a senior supervisor in a mine site environment to enrol and complete this qualification. You will be required to submit a current resume to demonstrate your experience.

Job opportunities

Other job titles may include:

  • Coal Mine Manager
  • Quarry Operations Area Manager
  • Mine Manager (Metalliferous Mining)
  • Quarry Operations Manager
  • Quarry Manager
  • Quarry Operations Technical Manager 

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

How to apply

On campus (full-time)

To apply to study on campus (full-time) through TAFE Admissions please go to tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au

Other study types

For all other study types such as on campus (part-time), skill sets, online, employer-based study and apprenticeships or traineeships visit our Apply and Enrol page.

International students

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

Fees

Estimated Course Fee

Estimated Concession Fee

Eligible for VSL

VSL Capping

$5,065.75 $5,065.75 Yes $15,793.00
These fees are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis.
- Fees might differ between courses delivered at different campuses due to the elective units included in the course study plan or adapting courses to meet local industry needs.
- Fees may also differ for each individual student depending on the units of study selected, prior qualifications and recognition of prior learning.
- Fees are payable at enrolment each semester for the units enrolled for that period. Some year-long courses might have a bigger fee load in the first semester. 
- Proof of concession must be presented to access concession rates if eligible.
- For secondary school aged persons (in 2020, students born on or after 1 July 2002 who are at least 15 years old) undertaking training that is not part of a VET Delivered to Secondary Schools program, the maximum course fee chargeable in 2020 is $420 plus the resource fees and discretionary fees. 
- Prices quoted include resource fees, but do not include material fees such as the cost of books, uniforms and students personal equipment.
- The course fee cap applicable to Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas only applies during the current calendar year, so fees might differ for students enrolling in semester 2.
- VET Student Loans Eligible Courses and Caps may be subject to changes implemented by the Australian Government 
- Concessions and Secondary School Age cap do not apply to commercial courses, or Foundation Programs (ESL, General Education, etc.)
- Course information and fees are subject to change without notice

Delivery location, important dates and study options

During your course of study, NMTAFE may use a variety of learning practices to ensure you get the best outcome for your learning journey.
This may include online learning, face-to-face classroom, laboratory/workshop delivery, work placement or a combination of these, depending on which is most appropriate.

Continuous enrolment, 2020

East Perth - Employer Based

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Course enquiry

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Page last updated July 15, 2020