Certificate III In Underground Metalliferous Mining


Certificate III In
Underground Metalliferous Mining

This program is only available to participants working on a suitable site.  Contact us for an obligation free proposal on how we can support your on-site training.

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Course Overview

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.

Entry Requirements

Above 18 years old. Must be currently working on an underground mine site.

Target Group

This unit applies to individuals who complete work activities in an underground metalliferous mine.

Modes of Delivery

On-site delivery or RPL

Number of Participants

Minimum of 8 participants.


Four (4) to Five (5) days depending on participant's experience and class numbers.


Total number of units: 14 
6 core units plus, 8 elective units

RIICOM302D - Communicate workplace information
RIIENV302D - Apply environmentally sustainable work practices
RIIMEX302D - Assess ground conditions
RIIQUA201D - Maintain and monitor site quality standards
RIIRIS301D - Apply risk management processes
RIIWHS201D - Work safely & follow WHS policies and procedures


BSBFLM305C - Support operational plan
RIIMPO333D - Conduct underground load, haul and dump truck operations
RIIWHS301D - Conduct safety and health investigation
RIISAM202D - Isolate and access plant
RIIUND205D - Respond to workforce incident
RIIVEH306D - Operate mine service vehicle
BSBINN301A - Promote innovation in a team environment
RIIHAN311D - Conduct integrated tool carrier operations

Each site can select the electives.


Your assessment will be comprised of a number of tasks which will include some of the following;

  • Theory
  • Practical Demonstration

Funding Opportunities

Federal and State Funding may be available to eligible employees for this Qualification.


Nationally Recognised Qualification


If you would like a proposal on how this training may benefit your underground mine site, please contact us today. 

  • Email: enquiries@pivot.edu.au
  • Call us: (08) 9221 1803 OR 1300 354 309
  • Visit: Our office (Level 1,231 Adelaide Terrace Perth)
  • Website: www.pivot.edu.au

Course Brochure

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