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Certificate III in Surface Extraction Operations

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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.

The qualification has 13 units in total being made up of 3 Core and 10 Elective units.

Two units can be selected from outside this training package to make up the necessary requirements to meet the qualification criteria.

Single units can be delivered and assessed on application on or off site dependant on participant or client needs.

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 RII30120 Certificate III 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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