Certificate II in Underground Coal Mining - RII20315

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 reflects the role of an individual working as an operator in an underground coal mine, who performs a range of mainly routine tasks using limited practical skills and fundamental operational knowledge, in a defined context working under direct supervision.


  • 10 units: 5 core
  • 5 elective


  • Operate a medium vehicle
  • Conduct wheeled vehicle operations (non-articulated)
  • Remove and fit wheel assemblies
  • Licence to operate a bridge and gantry crane
  • Inspect and maintain shafts and structures
  • Construct and maintain basic ventilation devices
  • Service mine plant and equipment
  • Apply spontaneous combustion management measures
  • Monitor, inspect and service ropes and attachments
  • Conduct skip operations
  • Operate support equipment
  • Provide support to electrical tradesperson
  • Conduct rail haulage operations
  • Cut, weld and bend materials
  • Perform dogging
  • Extend, retract and maintain conveyor componentry
  • Conduct tracked vehicle/plant operations
  • Licence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding basic level
  • Maintain and monitor site quality standards
  • Perform basic rigging
  • Test operational functions of vehicles and equipment
  • Work effectively with diversity
  • Conduct basic scaffolding operations
  • Operate a forklift
  • Operate power tram
  • Licence to operate a forklift truck
  • Respond to site based spills
  • Par

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