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RII20220 Certificate II in Surface Extraction Operations

National ID: RII20220 State ID: BGP7
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Gain the skills to enter the resource industry.

Are you interested in a career in the resource or civil construction industry? If you are a school leaver or have limited outdoor work experience, then this qualification could be for you. This course provides a range of skills suitable for working as an entry-level operator in an open cut coal or metalliferous mine or quarry. 

You will learn how to operate and maintain a skid steer and four-wheel-drive, plan and prepare for work, undertake basic worksite tasks, identify worksite risks and hazards to ensure workplace health and safety and communicate within your team. This course will assist you with improving your employability skills in the resource and civil construction industry. 

Throughout this course, you will gain skills in: 

  • Planning work, breaking rock, sorting and categorising  
  • Operating and maintaining a 4WD and skid steer loader 
  • Basic levelling 
  • Hazard identification and risk control 
  • General health and safety on a worksite 
  • Workplace communication 
  • Sustainable work practices 
  • You are a school leaver or young adult with limited practical work experience 
  • You like to work outdoors 
  • You wish to improve your employability skills

This course is delivered in seven blocks of three days. You will attend each block for seven hours per day, while also completing a range of prescribed activities and self-paced study.

Free in 2023

This course will be FREE from 1 January 2023. The course fees are 100 per cent subsidised by the WA State Government.

Some eligibility conditions apply for the free training, and other fees may apply for some courses. Please see the FAQs on our Skills Ready page for further information.

BSBSUS211 Participate in sustainable work practices
RIICOM201E Communicate in the workplace
RIIRIS201E Conduct local risk control
RIIWHS201E Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures
RIICCM208E Carry out basic levelling
RIIHAN201E Operate a forklift
RIIMPO208F Operate support equipment
RIIQUA201E Maintain and monitor site quality standards
RIISAM202E Isolate and access plant

This qualification prepares you for roles such as:

  • Entry-level operator in an open cut coal or metalliferous mine or quarry

Job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

For more information about job and career pathways, visit JobOutlook(opens in a new tab)  or Jobs and Skills WA(opens in a new tab) .

On Campus

 

Tuition fee*

Resource fee

Total fee

General

$417.96

$150.40

$568.36

Concession

$123.84

$150.40

$274.24

Work-based

 

Tuition fee*

Resource fee

Total fee

General

$417.96

$150.40

$568.36

Concession

$123.84

$150.40

$274.24

Our estimated fees are based on:

  • Full time study in 2023
  • A selection of elective units designed to meet local industry demand for skills (different unit selections will attract different fees)
  • For more information regarding eligibility and fees, please visit DTWD website 

These fees are estimates only and depend on your eligibility for government funding, concession rates, the units you choose to study or seek to be recognised under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Additional resource, material and/or equipment costs may apply. Visit our Fees and Charges page for more information, including on consumer rights.

Delivery locations and study options

Details
Duration 12 months
When Date: 2023
Where Derby Campus
Karratha Campus
Minurmarghali Mia Campus
Course fee $568.36
Details
Duration 12 months
When Date: 2023
Where Derby Campus
Karratha Campus
Minurmarghali Mia Campus
Course fee $568.36

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