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Certificate II in Surface Extraction Operations

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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.

The qualification has 9 units in total being made up of 4 Core and 5 Elective units.

Single units of competency (e.g. RIIVEH201E Operate Light Vehicle) and or skill sets (e.g. RIISS00034 Standard 11 Skill Set) can be completed as required.

All units are delivered and assessed to address leaner needs and RPL is available to candidates who meet the RPL criteria for each unit (refer to RPL / RCC Policy)

Recommended Recertification Period:

The Qld Coal Mining Act requires all coal mine workers to complete a refresher of every skill that they have a unit of competency for at least once every 5 years. The holder of this unit may have to complete this refresher to obtain or maintain authorisation to enter and work in a confined space

Note: Some refresher periods may differ from site to site

Full Course Outline:

A full course outline of the RII20220 Certificate II Surface Extraction Operations Qualification units of competency is available on here.




Attendance at the course requires the following:

  • Casual clothing (no singlets) including enclosed footwear

  • Drivers licence or other form of photo ID

Unique Student Identifier (USI): All Students completing a Nationally Recognised Course with receipt of a Statement of Attainment requires a USI which can be accessed from the USI website

Pre Requisites:


Course delivery:

This course is delivered face to face with individual assessment and group activities in a simulated workplace environment at an agreed safe location at your workplace.

Completion requirements:

This course requires you to successfully demonstrate skills and knowledge in both practical and written theory assessments to achieve your qualification.

Contact us to discuss cost and to enroll

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