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CERTIFICATE III IN SURFACE EXTRACTION OPERATIONS

National ID: RII30115 | State ID: AZE5

 

Course Details
Training Package Version : Release 2.0

Are you currently working in the mining industry but don't hold any formal qualifications?  Are you currently working in any of the following roles? 

  • Open cut driller,
  • Open cut shot firer
  • Open cut mobile plant operator
  • Pit technician
  • Dewaterer, and
  • Mobile crushing plant operator.
Workplace Assessment or Recognition of Prior Learning
If you have had one to three years experience in any of these positions, we can offer you a nationally recognised, formal qualification through either work place assessment or recognition of prior learning (RPL). All of this is carried out on site.  Yes, we come to you & It all happens in your workplace with a minimal amount of work on your part!.  

What's the point of holding a formal qualification?. A formal qualification gives you a competitive advantage over others in the industry. Once you gain a formal qualification, your career opportunities are broadened. Formal qualifications give you more opportunities including changing companies/sites for a better roster or better camp, chance to make more money, wider employment opportunities, opportunity for promotion / change within company, an exit strategy - transfer your skills to another industry area.

VET FEE HELP : This course is NOT eligible for VET Fee Help.

Entrance Requirements

Study pathway

Job opportunities

Entrance Requirements
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate I or Certificate II
Study pathway
Job opportunities

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

  • Bogger Operator
  • Dredge Operator
  • Excavator Operator (Mining and Extractive Industries)
  • Excavator Operator (Mining)
  • Face Loader Operator
  • Grader Operator (Extractive Industries)
  • Grader Operator (Mining)
  • Haul Truck Operator (Extractive Industries)
  • Haul Truck Operator (Mining)
  • Mobile Plant Operator (Extractive Industries)
  • Open Cut Coal Miner
  • Plant Service and Maintenance Operator (Quarry)
  • Quarry Equipment Operator
  • Quarry Mobile Equipment Operator
  • Quarry Operations Leading Hand
  • Quarry Processing Plant Operator
  • Remote Control Room Operator
  • Sales Loader Operator
  • Scraper Operator (Extractive Industries)
  • Scraper Operator (Mining)
  • Senior Open Cut Coal Miner
  • Shotfirer
  • Shotfirer’s Assistant
  • Water Cart Operator
  • Weighbridge Operator

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

How to apply

Important information

Overview

Course Overview

Where Geraldton
Kalgoorlie
Duration

This course is offered in the workplace and enrolment is open throughout the year.  The length of time to complete the course will depend on your chosen units and your study pace.

HowContinuous Enrolment
Traineeship
Workplace Assessment
WhenAvailable Semester 2, 2018
Available Semester 1, 2018
Fees and charges

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

The fees identified above for this course are (predominantly) based on full-time face-to-face delivery (or Apprenticeship/Traineeship delivery) for this course. Fees may vary depending on your choice of units and some delivery modes. You can also find details of all course costs on our Fees page here.

At Central Regional TAFE, three types of fees may be charged:

  • Course fees - set by the State Government and are calculated on the category of enrolment.  Students studying a certificate course may be eligible for a concession. Concession students pay 30% of the course fees (not incidental, resource or other fees).
  • Resource fees - covers materials purchased by the TAFE which will be consumed or transformed by students in the course of instruction, such as workshop materials & workbooks.
  • Other fees - charged for goods and services that are provided by the TAFE such as security, name badges and IT infrastructure. 

In addition to these fees, students may need to purchase textbooks, uniforms and other course specific equipment.

Units

1 Core Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply risk management processesRIIRIS301DWH646
Identify and assess environmental and heritage concernsRIIENV201DWH256
Work safely and follow WHS policies and proceduresRIIWHS201DWH750
2 Group A Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Communicate InformationRIICOM301DWH100
Communicate workplace informationRIICOM302DWH101
3 Group B Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Comply with site work processes/proceduresRIIGOV201DWH291
4 Group C Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Assess ground conditionsRIIMEX302DWH382
Blend stockpile materialsRIISRM301DWH688
Conduct articulated haul truck operationsRIIMPO337DWH441
Conduct bulk water truck operationsRIIMPO206DWH404
Conduct face loader operationsRIIMPO313DWH418
Conduct grader operationsRIIMPO310EAWB83
Conduct hydraulic excavator operationsRIIMPO301DWH407
Conduct operations with stockpile dozerRIIMPO331DWH436
Conduct rigid haul truck operationsRIIMPO338DWH442
Conduct scraper operationsRIIMPO312DWH417
Conduct stockpile reclaiming operationsRIISRM302DWH689
Conduct tracked dozer operationsRIIMPO308EAWC03
Conduct wheel loader operationsRIIMPO304DWH410
Isolate and access plantRIISAM202DWH653
Maintain stockpilesRIISRM304DWH691
Move and position materials to form stockpilesRIISRM303DWH690
Operate heavy rigid vehicleRIIVEH307EAWB70
Operate light vehicleRIIVEH201DWH733
Operate plant/machinery on live stockpilesRIIMPO306DWH412
Test operational functions of vehicles and equipmentRIISAM301EAWB76
5 Group D Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Operate mine service vehicleRIIVEH306DWH741
IMPORTED ELECTIVE UNITS
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Conduct backhoe/loader operationsRIIMPO319DWH424
Conduct roller operationsRIIMPO317EAWB59
Conduct self-propelled compactor operationsRIIMPO316DWH421
Conduct skid steer loader operations using attachmentsRIIMPO334DWH438
Conduct skid steer loader operations without attachmentsRIIMPO335DWH439
Conduct tip truck operationsRIIVEH304DWH739
Conduct tractor operationsRIIMPO315DWH420
Position and set up mobile lightingRIISAM213DWH663
Service mine plant and equipmentRIISAM212DWH662
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Course Overview

Where Geraldton
Kalgoorlie
Duration

This course is offered in the workplace and enrolment is open throughout the year.  The length of time to complete the course will depend on your chosen units and your study pace.

HowContinuous Enrolment
Traineeship
Workplace Assessment
WhenAvailable Semester 2, 2018
Available Semester 1, 2018
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  • Bogger Operator
  • Dredge Operator
  • Excavator Operator (Mining and Extractive Industries)
  • Excavator Operator (Mining)
  • Face Loader Operator
  • Grader Operator (Extractive Industries)
  • Grader Operator (Mining)
  • Haul Truck Operator (Extractive Industries)
  • Haul Truck Operator (Mining)
  • Mobile Plant Operator (Extractive Industries)
  • Open Cut Coal Miner
  • Plant Service and Maintenance Operator (Quarry)
  • Quarry Equipment Operator
  • Quarry Mobile Equipment Operator
  • Quarry Operations Leading Hand
  • Quarry Processing Plant Operator
  • Remote Control Room Operator
  • Sales Loader Operator
  • Scraper Operator (Extractive Industries)
  • Scraper Operator (Mining)
  • Senior Open Cut Coal Miner
  • Shotfirer
  • Shotfirer’s Assistant
  • Water Cart Operator
  • Weighbridge Operator

Further study opportunities:

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

The fees identified above for this course are (predominantly) based on full-time face-to-face delivery (or Apprenticeship/Traineeship delivery) for this course. Fees may vary depending on your choice of units and some delivery modes. You can also find details of all course costs on our Fees page here.

At Central Regional TAFE, three types of fees may be charged:

  • Course fees - set by the State Government and are calculated on the category of enrolment.  Students studying a certificate course may be eligible for a concession. Concession students pay 30% of the course fees (not incidental, resource or other fees).
  • Resource fees - covers materials purchased by the TAFE which will be consumed or transformed by students in the course of instruction, such as workshop materials & workbooks.
  • Other fees - charged for goods and services that are provided by the TAFE such as security, name badges and IT infrastructure. 

In addition to these fees, students may need to purchase textbooks, uniforms and other course specific equipment.

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1 Core Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply risk management processesRIIRIS301DWH646
Identify and assess environmental and heritage concernsRIIENV201DWH256
Work safely and follow WHS policies and proceduresRIIWHS201DWH750
2 Group A Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Communicate InformationRIICOM301DWH100
Communicate workplace informationRIICOM302DWH101
3 Group B Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Comply with site work processes/proceduresRIIGOV201DWH291
4 Group C Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Assess ground conditionsRIIMEX302DWH382
Blend stockpile materialsRIISRM301DWH688
Conduct articulated haul truck operationsRIIMPO337DWH441
Conduct bulk water truck operationsRIIMPO206DWH404
Conduct face loader operationsRIIMPO313DWH418
Conduct grader operationsRIIMPO310EAWB83
Conduct hydraulic excavator operationsRIIMPO301DWH407
Conduct operations with stockpile dozerRIIMPO331DWH436
Conduct rigid haul truck operationsRIIMPO338DWH442
Conduct scraper operationsRIIMPO312DWH417
Conduct stockpile reclaiming operationsRIISRM302DWH689
Conduct tracked dozer operationsRIIMPO308EAWC03
Conduct wheel loader operationsRIIMPO304DWH410
Isolate and access plantRIISAM202DWH653
Maintain stockpilesRIISRM304DWH691
Move and position materials to form stockpilesRIISRM303DWH690
Operate heavy rigid vehicleRIIVEH307EAWB70
Operate light vehicleRIIVEH201DWH733
Operate plant/machinery on live stockpilesRIIMPO306DWH412
Test operational functions of vehicles and equipmentRIISAM301EAWB76
5 Group D Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Operate mine service vehicleRIIVEH306DWH741
IMPORTED ELECTIVE UNITS
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Conduct backhoe/loader operationsRIIMPO319DWH424
Conduct roller operationsRIIMPO317EAWB59
Conduct self-propelled compactor operationsRIIMPO316DWH421
Conduct skid steer loader operations using attachmentsRIIMPO334DWH438
Conduct skid steer loader operations without attachmentsRIIMPO335DWH439
Conduct tip truck operationsRIIVEH304DWH739
Conduct tractor operationsRIIMPO315DWH420
Position and set up mobile lightingRIISAM213DWH663
Service mine plant and equipmentRIISAM212DWH662
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If this course uses TAFE Admissions, to study full-time in 2018 apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

Online and continuous or flexible learning enrolment courses normally have enrolments available ongoing at any time, for help enrolling or for more information:

Call: 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.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 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

Recognition of Prior Learning validates your existing skills and knowledge. Find out more under Future Students to customise your learning pathways.

Disclaimer

Courses at Central Regional TAFE are delivered subject to resources and demand. For the latest information, check with the appropriate campus, as course availability may be subject to review and change.

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If you have completed a Diploma or Advanced Diploma qualification with Central Regional TAFE, you may be able to obtain credits towards a degree at Geraldton Universities Centre (GUC), Charles Sturt University, Central Queensland University and the University of Southern Queensland.

In addition to the arrangements in place with specific Universities, a Diploma or Advanced Diploma qualification from us will enable you to gain direct entry into related undergraduate degree courses in most Universities throughout Australia. You may also be eligible to gain credits with other Universities on a case-by-case basis.

 

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If this course uses TAFE Admissions, to study full-time in 2018 apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

Online and continuous or flexible learning enrolment courses normally have enrolments available ongoing at any time, for help enrolling or for more information:

Call: 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.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 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

Recognition of Prior Learning validates your existing skills and knowledge. Find out more under Future Students to customise your learning pathways.

Disclaimer

Courses at Central Regional TAFE are delivered subject to resources and demand. For the latest information, check with the appropriate campus, as course availability may be subject to review and change.

If this course uses TAFE Admissions, to study full-time in 2018 apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

Online and continuous or flexible learning enrolment courses normally have enrolments available ongoing at any time, for help enrolling or for more information:

Call: 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.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 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

Recognition of Prior Learning validates your existing skills and knowledge. Find out more under Future Students to customise your learning pathways.

Disclaimer

Courses at Central Regional TAFE are delivered subject to resources and demand. For the latest information, check with the appropriate campus, as course availability may be subject to review and change.

Fee Type Course Fee Resource Fee Total Fee
General $2,220.40 $80.08 $2,300.48

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