Extractive Industries (Mining Administration Surface Extraction (A Grade)

If you wish to manage a quarry or alluvial operation with five or more staff or any opencast coal mining operation you require an A Grade Quarry Managers Certificate or A Grade Opencast Coal Mine Managers Certificate of Competency.

Tai Poutini Polytechnic is offering the National Certificate in Extractive Industries (Mining Administration A Grade Surface Extraction) Level 5 which on completion will provide you with the knowledge, skills and unit standards to apply for your chosen A Grade Certificate of Competency.

For details of the additional statutory requirements to be met before Certificates of Competence can be awarded, candidates should refer to the Requirements of Holders of Certificates of Competence, under the Health and Safety in  Employment (Mining Operations and Quarrying Operations) Regulations 2013. 

  • Level:
    5
  • Credit Value:
    130-155
  • Awards:
    National Certificate in Extractive Industries (Mining Administration Surface Extraction A Grade) (Level 5)
  • Location:
    Available Nationally
  • Method of Study:
    Block courses
  • Total Duration:
    12 months
  • Start Date:
    Multiple intakes per year
  • $3,761 to $4,441

  • Domestic Breakdown
  •   Tuition Fee:
    $3,761 to $4,441
  • International Fee (2018):

    Full fee breakdown click here

     

* NZQA unit registration fees of $1.58 per credit apply

Delivery

Enrolment in this qualification will require you to participate in structured training sessions, the completion of practical tasks on your worksite, and the completion of assessments to demonstrate your learning and application of knowledge.

This training will require a commitment from your employer to ensure your availability for the training sessions and to facilitate appropriate learning situations on your worksites.

The qualification is delivered over the period of a year and will require significant commitment from the learner to achieve the required outcomes.

Core Elements

  • Inspect and report and extractive site and operations
  • Review and implement plans for ongoing operations of an extractive site
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the co-ordinated incident management system (CIMS)
  • Describe the roles and functions of a CIMS Incident Management Team (IMT) at an incident
  • Analyse human factors present in workplace practices to determine how they contribute to incidents at an extractive site
  • Plan storage for product processed at extractive sites
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the application of regulatory requirements to manage an extractive site
  • Select excavation and transportation plant for surface extraction
  • Demonstrate knowledge of planning rehabilitation operations of an extractive site
  • Demonstrate knowledge of crushing and screening plant for extractive industries
  • Design and maintain stockpiles and sloping surfaces in surface excavations and stockpiles
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the geological nature of surface extraction sites
  • Demonstrate knowledge of extraction methods and the effects of geological features on these methods

PREREQUISTE

  • Prior award of National Certificate in Extractive Industries (Mining Administration Surface Extraction B Grade) (Level 5)
  • Applicants must be currently working in the extractives industry or have industry experience
  • Applicants for whom English is a second language must meet IELTS (or equivalent) Level 5.5 or aboveCertificate of Competency

Entry Criteria

  • Completed or currently studying toward B Grade Qualification
  • Applicants for whom English is a second language must meet IELTS (or equivalent) Level 5.5 with no band score lower than 5.0

Special Note

The B Grade qualification must be awarded before the award of this qualification.

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