RII30115 Certificate III in Surface Extraction Operations

This course provides participants with the practical skills and knowledge to work in the construction industry.  Upon completion you will be a skilled operator able to work in production operator roles in open cut mines or quarries.  People undertaking this course are taught a range of skills including Work Health and Safety, risk management, operating light vehicles and machinery, and how to perform dogging.


Fees, Delivery & Duration

Career Opportunities

Entry Requirements


Code Title
RIIENV201D Identify and assess environmental and heritage concerns
 RIIRIS301D Apply risk management processes
 RIIWHS201D Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures
 RIICOM302D Communicate workplace information
 RIIQUA201D Maintain and monitor site quality standards
 RIIMPO301D Conduct hydraulic excavator operations
 RIIMPO304D Conduct wheel loader operations
 RIIMPO338D Conduct rigid haul truck operations
 RIISAM202D Isolate and access plant
 RIIVEH201D Operate light vehicle
 RIIHAN305D Operate a gantry or overhead crane
 RIIHAN307D Operate a vehicle loading crane
 CPCCLDG3001A  Licence to perform dogging*

All courses are subject to change and availability.
*Further steps apply to obtain the high risk licence for dogging. Refer to www.worksafe.qld.gov.au (fees apply)

Delivery Mode: Face to Face workshops & on site workplace based practical training and assessment
Duration: Up to 2 years full time, 4 years part time
Fee for Service: $10,000
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  • Production Operator
  • Mining and Quarrying personnel
  • Operational roles in surface operations
  • Dogger*
  • Must have access to a relevant workplace environment
  • Must be over 18 years of age to undertake the unit “Licence to perform dogging”
  • Must be proficient in the English language

  • Personalised support from qualified trainers and assessors
  • Face to Face interaction
  • Workplace visits
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