Certificate III in Small Mining Operations

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  • Objectives
    This course provides both training and the recognition of existing knowledge and skills for people who working in a small mining operation.
    The course will provide you with the skills to work effectively and safely, whilst meeting legislation compliance obligations, in a small mine.
  • Entry requirements
    To undertake this course you will need your own mining lease or be working in a small mine.
  • Academic title
    Certificate III in Small Mining Operations
  • Course description
    Key Study Areas     

    This course includes four mandatory units covering safety, communications, risk assessment and environmental work practices. In addition to this you will be asked to nominate 11 electives from topics such as:

        * First aid
        * Safety
        * Crane use
        * Plant/machinery use
        * Environmental considerations
        * Underground operations
        * Stockpiles

    Where     • Bendigo (City Campus)

    Duration Options

    2 years part time.

    May be offered as a traineeship.

    Selection Process     • Individual Interview

    Further Study Options    

    The Metalliferous Mining Training Package has pathways up to and including diploma level.


    You will be assessed as part of this course.

    Typical Course Content     (exact details may be obtained from the teaching centre)
    BSBCMN215A      Participate In Environmental Work Practices
    MNCG1033A        Conduct Lifting Operations
    MNMC201A         Work Safely
    MNMC202A         Communicate In The Workplace
    MNMC205A         Conduct Local Risk Assessment
    MNMG204A         Perform Initial Response First Aid
    MNMG207A         Conduct Dogging Operations
    MNMG208A         Conduct Basic Rigging Operations
    MNMG215A         Apply Operational Maintenance Skills
    MNMG216A         Service Mine Plant And Equipment
    MNMG228A         Conduct Conveyor Operations
    MNMG229A         Break Oversize Rock
    MNMG237A         Work Safely At Heights
    MNMG325A         Apply Risk Management Processes
    MNMG344A         Assess Ground Conditions
    MNMG345A         Maintain Stockpiles
    MNMG348A         Move And Position Materials To Form Stockpiles
    MNMOMS202A     Suppress Dust In Open Cut Environment
    MNMOMS203A     Position And Set Up Mobile Lighting
    MNMOR210A       Identify And Assess Environmental And Heritage Concerns
    MNMSM302A       Establish A Mining Claim
    MNMSM303A       Plan Small Mine Operations
    MNMSM304A       Rehabilitate Small Mine Site
    MNMSM305A       Operate Small Open Cut Mine Equipment
    MNMSM306A       Conduct Shovel/Excavator Operations
    MNMSM308A       Install Underground Shaft
    MNMSM309A       Inspect Small Mines Operations
    MNMSM310A       Conduct Materials Extraction Operations Underground
    MNMSM311A       Design and maintain pillar system ground control
    MNMSM312A       Install and commission small mine plant, machinery and services
    MNMSM313A       Install And Maintain Ventilation Systems And Equipment
    MNMSM315A       Apply Mine Communications Systems
    MNMUDB202A     Install Ground Support
    MNMUMS215A     Prepare And Perform Manual Scaling Operations
    RTD2022A           Carry Out Natural Area Restoration Works
    RTD2202A           Conduct Erosion & Sediment Control Activities
    RTD3034A           Implement Revegetation Works
    RTD3205A           Construct Conservation Earthworks

    Recognition of Prior Learning    

    Recognition of your current qualifications and prior learning: BRIT has processes to give you credit for relevant units from your prior study, and to assess your prior learning against units in a course.

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