Certificate III in Surface Extraction Operations
Charles Darwin University (CDU)
|Campus||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
|Casuarina||No||Full-time internal, Part-time internal||
No minimum education
This qualification is part of the Resources and Infrastructure Industry Training Package. It 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.
Subjects you can Study
Core: Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures; Identify and assess environmental and heritage concerns; Apply risk management processes. Electives: Communicate information; Communicate workplace information; Comply with site work processes/procedures; Maintain and monitor site quality standards; Issue work permits; Conduct surface blast hole drilling operations; Conduct down-hole hammer drilling; Lay and recover cables and hoses; plus more.
About Charles Darwin University (CDU)Charles Darwin University is the major tertiary education and training and further education institution in the Northern Territory.
Originally established as a tertiary institution in 1974, it became the Northern Territory University in 1989 and the Charles Darwin University in 2003.
The main University campus is located at Casuarina in Darwin with campuses at Alice Springs and Palmerston. VET courses are also offered at Jabiru, Katherine, Nhulunbuy, Tennant Creek and Yulara Centres as well as at various remote community centres.
The University provides multi-sector education with Senior Secondary, TAFE and VET courses, higher education programs and research facilities.
CDU also deliver a number of courses through the Australian Centre for Indigenous Knowledges and Education (ACIKE), which is a joint initiative between Charles Darwin University (CDU) and the Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education (BIITE). The three main sites for delivery will be at the main ACIKE Hub CDU Casuarina campus and at the BIITE campuses at Batchelor and the Alice Springs Desert Peoples' Centre.
Provider CRICOS: 00300K (NT); 03286A (NSW) RTO code: Uni; 0373
Certificate IIICourse code: RII30115
- Full-time internal = 1 year
- Part-time internal = 2 years
13 units: 3 core; 10 elective
No minimum education
There are both licensed and non-licensed units of competency relating to high risk work in the Resources and Infrastructure Industry Training Package. To be appointed under any statutory requirements in related roles, units of competency should be selected to meet the state/territory licensing requirements.