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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
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
Workplace Assessment
WhenWas available Semester 1, 2017
Available Semester 2, 2017
Fees and charges

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

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 workplace informationRIICOM302DWH101
3 Group B Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Maintain and monitor site quality standardsRIIQUA201DWH616
4 Group C Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Conduct crushing and screening plant operationsRIIPRO301DWH596
Conduct hydraulic excavator operationsRIIMPO301DWH407
Conduct wheel loader operationsRIIMPO304DWH410
5 Group D Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Conduct operations with integrated tool carrierRIIHAN311EAWC01
Imported Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Conduct backhoe/loader operationsRIIMPO319DWH424
Conduct telescopic materials handler operationsRIIHAN309EAWB58
How to apply
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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
Workplace Assessment
WhenWas available Semester 1, 2017
Available Semester 2, 2017
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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.

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 workplace informationRIICOM302DWH101
3 Group B Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Maintain and monitor site quality standardsRIIQUA201DWH616
4 Group C Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Conduct crushing and screening plant operationsRIIPRO301DWH596
Conduct hydraulic excavator operationsRIIMPO301DWH407
Conduct wheel loader operationsRIIMPO304DWH410
5 Group D Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Conduct operations with integrated tool carrierRIIHAN311EAWC01
Imported Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Conduct backhoe/loader operationsRIIMPO319DWH424
Conduct telescopic materials handler operationsRIIHAN309EAWB58
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If this course uses TAFE Admissions, to study full-time in 2017 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 2017 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 2017 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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