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This qualification reflects the role of employees such as production operators in an open cut mine or quarry, who perform tasks involving a broad range of skilled applications in a varied work context, using some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, services or contingency measures.

Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements that apply to this qualification can vary between states, territories, and industry sectors. Relevant information must be sourced prior to application of the qualification.

Units of Competency included:

RIIWHS201D Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures

RIIENV201D  Identify and assess environmental and heritage concerns

RIIRIS301D   Apply risk management processes

RIICOM301D Communicate information

RIIGOV201D Comply with site processes and procedures

RIIMPO301D Conduct hydraulic excavator operations

RIIMPO304D Conduct wheel loader operations

RIIVEH305D Operate and maintain a four wheel drive vehicle

RIISAM202D Isolate and access plant

RIISRM303D Move and position materials to form stockpiles

HLTAID003 Provide first aid

RIIVEH304D Conduct tip truck operations

RIIMPO318D Conduct civil construction skid steer loader operations


Variations to this qualification can be made upon request however an additional cost may occur.

RPL process can be made available to eligible trainees.