If you are currently working as a team leader or supervisor, or you would like to step up to this role in an open cut quarrying or mining operation, the RII50115 Diploma of Surface Operations Management will give you the necessary training you will need to be competent and effective in the role.

This qualification reflects the role of managers in an open cut quarry, who perform tasks involving a high level of autonomy and requiring significant judgement in planning and determining the selection of equipment, roles and techniques for themselves and others. They are required to demonstrate the application of a broad range of technical, managerial, coordination and planning skills and implement safety management plans.

Box Hill Institute has been training people in the Extractives Industry for over 40 years. The course is developed in collaboration with industry and is supported by both the Construction Materials Processing Association (CMPA) and the Institute of Quarrying Australia(IQA). Your training will primarily be delviered at the Institute’s Lilydale campus in 3-day blocks and includes some site visits. Course content covers environmental management, community engagement, pit planning, slope stability, managing major incidents and emergencies as well as business management units. The course includes a high degree of collaboration between you and your fellow students. People who have completed this course recognise the value of networking with other industry professionals to develop models of best practice.

Interstate participants can attend classes at Box Hill or complete the course via our distance training option.




National Code RII50115
Study Areas Quarrying & Extractive Industries
Study Level Diploma
Study Type Local
Study Mode

Classes in 3-day blocks, once a month over 10 months. Some site visits are included. Interstate participants are welcome. Accommodation is available close to the campus

Course Type Victorian TAFE Course
Campuses Workplace

Tuition Fee Type Estimated Annual Fee
Gov. Subsidised - Standard $4,900.00
Full Tuition Fee $11,845.00
Service Fees Estimated Annual Fees
Service & Amenities* $155.00
Core Skills Support** $75.00
Annual Material Fees $208.00
Retain Course Items*** No fee applies


* Does not apply to VETiS or Short course students.

** Does not apply to VETiS, International students, Short Courses, Graduate Degrees , or re-enrolling students who re-enrol in the same course.

***Retained Course Items are purchased by the student once prior to commencing. The course items bought by the student become the property of the student. Such items retain a generic application for other purposes outside the student's course of study (e.g. textbooks).

Annual student tuition & material fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees listed are for 2019 and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. Advertised start dates and delivery locations are subject to viable student numbers. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.

This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments

February

Box Hill Institute offers the option of a flexible rolling enrolment system where a participant can enrol in the course throughout the year and complete the training in the corresponding month of the following year.

 

Part time: 10 months

The time taken to complete this course will vary depending on your input

Workplace

You must be employed in the extractive industries sector.

PRE-TRAINING REVIEW

To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs, Box Hill Institute will assess all students’ language, literacy and numeracy and digital literacy by asking you to undertake a self-assessment review prior to the enrolment.

A course advisor will discuss the outcomes of the review and make recommendations about whether the course is suitable for you, and identify additional support where required.

After successful completion, you may wish to apply for entry into the Advanced Diploma of Extractive Industries Management.

Direct entry

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 5

After successful completion, you may wish to apply for employment opportunities as:

  • Quarry manager, or
  • Operations manager, or
  • Various other specialist management roles.

Completion of 13 units, including 2 core and 11 elective units.
Box Hill Insitute offers standard course structure with predetermined elective units chosen based on industry consultation.

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RIIGOV501D IDENTIFY, IMPLEMENT AND MAINTAIN LEGAL COMPLIANCE REQUIREMENTS 80.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to undertake financial management within a work team in an organisation. This includes planning and implementing financial management approaches, supporting team members whose role involves aspects of financial operations, monitoring and controlling finances, and reviewing and evaluating effectiveness of financial management processes in line with the financial objectives of the work team and the organisation.

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RIIRIS501D IMPLEMENT AND MAINTAIN MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS TO CONTROL RISK 80.0

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage the performance of staff who report to them directly. Development of key result areas and key performance indicators and standards, coupled with regular and timely coaching and feedback, provide the basis for performance management.

It applies to individuals who manage people. It covers work allocation and the methods to review performance, reward excellence and provide feedback where there is a need for improvement.

The unit makes the link between performance management and performance development, and reinforces both functions as a key requirement for effective managers.

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RIIMEX501D IMPLEMENT PIT PLAN 90.0

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead and manage continuous improvement systems and processes. Particular emphasis is on the development of systems and the analysis of information to monitor and adjust performance strategies, and to manage opportunities for further improvements.
It applies to individuals who take an active role in managing a continuous improvement process in order to achieve an organisation's objectives.
At this level, work will normally be carried out using complex and diverse methods and procedures which require the exercise of considerable discretion and judgement, using a range of problem-solving and decision-making strategies.
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RIIMPO502D MANAGE THE INTERACTION OF HEAVY AND LIGHT VEHICLES AND MINING EQUIPMENT 100.0

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake a straightforward project or a section of a larger project. It covers developing a project plan, administering and monitoring the project, finalising the project and reviewing the project to identify lessons learned for application to future projects.

This unit applies to individuals who play a significant role in ensuring a project meets timelines, quality standards, budgetary limits and other requirements set for the project.
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RIIPRO501D IMPLEMENT SITE PROCESSING PLANT OPERATIONS 40.0

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish, maintain and evaluate the organisation’s work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and programs in the relevant work area, according to WHS legislative requirements. It takes a systems approach and addresses compliance with relevant legislative requirements.

This unit applies to managers working in a range of contexts who have, or are likely to have responsibility for WHS as part of their broader management role. It is relevant for people with obligations under WHS legislation, for example persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBUs) or officers, as defined by relevant legislation.

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RIISRM501D IMPLEMENT THE STOCKPILE MANAGEMENT PLAN 60.0

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead teams in the workplace and to actively engage with the management of the organisation.

It applies to individuals working at a managerial level who facilitate work teams and build a positive culture within their work teams. At this level, work will normally be carried out using complex and diverse methods and procedures requiring the exercise of considerable discretion and judgement, using a range of problem solving and decision making strategies.
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RIIENV501D IMPLEMENT AND MAINTAIN ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT PLAN 120.0

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RIIWMG501D IMPLEMENT THE SITE WATER MANAGEMENT PLAN 70.0

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RIIMEX502D IMPLEMENT SYSTEMS AND METHODS OF MINING 70.0

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RIIRAI502D DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT SITE PLANT AND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT PLAN 70.0

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RIIERR504D MANAGE MAJOR INCIDENTS AND EMERGENCIES 120.0

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RIISAM501D IMPLEMENT AND MAINTAIN THE SITE PLANT, EQUIPMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURE MAINTENANCE PLAN 60.0

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BSBFIM501 MANAGE BUDGETS AND FINANCIAL PLANS 70.0

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