Certificate III in Underground Metalliferous Mining - RII30315

Management Edge Pty Ltd, The

Type of institution: Registered Training Organisation
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 03210K

This qualification reflects the role of employees such as production operators in an underground metalliferous mine, 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.Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements that apply to this qualification can vary between states, territories, and industry sectors. Relevant information must be sourced prior to application of the qualification.


  • 14 units: 6 core
  • 8 elective


  • Service and maintain crushers
  • Promote innovation in a team environment
  • Conduct skid steer loader operations using attachments
  • Install sets
  • Take environmental samples and measurements
  • Conduct safety and health investigations
  • Inspect and maintain shafts and structures
  • Conduct conventional core drilling
  • Monitor site production activities
  • Monitor, inspect and service ropes and attachments
  • Conduct stockpile reclaiming operations
  • Support operational plan
  • Construct and maintain underground roads
  • Conduct rail haulage operations
  • Conduct secondary blasting
  • Communicate workplace information
  • Conduct underground development shotfiring
  • Conduct mechanical scaling
  • Conduct telescopic materials handler operations
  • Maintain and monitor site quality standards
  • Work effectively with diversity
  • Conduct mechanical underground ground support drilling and installation
  • Respond to site based spills
  • Conduct control room operations
  • Respond to a workforce incident
  • Maintain underground stockpiles
  • Apply risk management processes
  • Conduct slewing crane operations
  • Apply shot-crete underground
  • Run on-site operations
  • Conduct hand held mining
  • Operate winder for shaft sinking
  • Conduct wheel grader operations in underground mines
  • Conduct surface directional drilling
  • Respond to local emergencies and incidents
  • Conduct operations with integrated tool carrier
  • Escape from hazardous situations unaided
  • Carry out lifting using multiple cranes
  • Conduct tele-remote operations
  • Conduct underground production shotfiring
  • Conduct crane operations underground
  • Recover underground equipment
  • Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures
  • Conduct raise boring
  • Conduct underground load haul dump operations
  • Conduct line of sight remote operations
  • Install and remove a secondary fan
  • Conduct cage operations
  • Operate manual winder
  • Maintain winder equipment
  • Conduct underground development drilling
  • Licence to operate a slewing mobile crane (up to 20 tonnes)
  • Assess ground conditions
  • Conduct wet filling activities
  • Service and maintain conveyors, feeders and hoppers
  • Conduct skid steer loader operations without attachments
  • Manage non-routine, complex technical situations
  • Issue work permits
  • Apply environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Conduct accretion firing
  • Conduct electronic blasting operations
  • Provide aided rescue to endangered personnel
  • Operate mine service vehicle
  • Isolate and access plant
  • Conduct long hole drilling
  • Control and monitor automated plant/machinery

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Ringwood Domestic: $6,500
International: $6,500
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