RII30115 Certificate III in Surface Extraction Operations

  • National code: RII30115
  • Mining and Energy

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.

Duration: 12-24 months*

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

3 Core Units + 10 Elective Units

QLD User Choice: Prices will be subject to the nominal hours of the units of competency selected.

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)
  • 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

RPL may be available for candidates with previous industry experience.