Certificate II in Surface Extraction Operations - RII20215

Down Under Training

Type of institution: Registered Training Organisation
Level: Pre-degree

This qualification is part of the Resources and Infrastructure Industry Training Package. It is designed for 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.


  • 9 units: 4 core
  • 5 elective


  • Conduct weighbridge operations
  • Operate a medium vehicle
  • Remove and fit wheel assemblies
  • Conduct conveyor shifting dozer operations
  • Conduct conveyor operations
  • Service mine plant and equipment
  • Enter and work in confined spaces
  • Operate support equipment
  • Conduct stockpile reclaiming operations
  • Construct conservation earthworks
  • Operate programmable logic control systems
  • Provide support to electrical tradesperson
  • Lay and recover cables and hoses
  • Conduct bulk water truck operations
  • Cut, weld and bend materials
  • Perform dogging
  • Licence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding basic level
  • Conduct mobile slew conveyor operations
  • Maintain and monitor site quality standards
  • Perform basic rigging
  • Work effectively with diversity
  • Identify and assess environmental and heritage concerns
  • Conduct basic scaffolding operations
  • Operate a forklift
  • Conduct rigid haul truck operations
  • Licence to operate a forklift truck
  • Respond to site based spills
  • Conduct articulated haul truck operations
  • Install open-cu

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