RII20215 Certificate II in Surface Extraction Operations

  • National code: RII20215
  • Mining and Energy

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working as an operator on sites such as an open cut coal mine, 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.

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.

Duration: 6 months*

*Duration may vary depending on learner's circumstances and previous experience.

4 Core Units + 5 Elective Units

There are no entry requirement for this Qualification.

Career Pathways:

  • 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)
  • Laboratory Attendant (Extractive Industries)
  • Mobile Plant Operator (Extractive Industries)
  • Open Cut Coal Miner
  • Open Cut Miner (Metalliferous Mining)
  • Plant Service and Maintenance Operator (Quarry)
  • Processing Plant Attendant (Extractive Industries)
  • Quarry Equipment Operator
  • Remote Control Room Operator
  • Sales Loader Operator
  • Scraper Operator (Extractive Industries)
  • Scraper Operator (Mining)
  • Shotfirer’s Assistant
  • Water Cart Operator
  • Weighbridge Operator

RPL may be available for candidates with previous industry experience.