Certificate III in Surface Extraction Operations

Charles Darwin University (CDU)

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.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education

Structure:

13 units: 3 core; 10 elective

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.

Further information:

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.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00300K (NT); 03286A (NSW)

Related Careers:

Miner,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Casuarina No info No Full time 1 year
Casuarina No info No Part time 2 years
Charles Darwin University is the major tertiary education and vocational education and training institution in the Northern Territory.

Originally established as a tertiary institution in 1974, it became the Northern Territory University in 1989 and Charles Darwin University in 2003.

The main University campus is located at Casuarina in Darwin with campuses at Alice Springs, Katherine and Palmerston. VET courses are also offered at Jabiru, Nhulunbuy, Tennant Creek and Yulara Centres as well as at various remote community centres.

The University provides multi-sector education with Senior Secondary, VET, Higher Education 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)

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