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RII20315 Certificate II in Underground Coal Mining

About RII20315 Certificate II in Underground Coal Mining

This qualification reflects the role of an individual working as an operator in an underground coal mine, who performs a range of mainly routine tasks using limited practical skills and fundamental operational knowledge, in a defined context working under direct supervision.

Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements that apply to this qualification can vary between states, territories, and industry sectors. Relevant information must be sourced prior to application of the qualification.

These competencies include but are not limited to:

  • RIICOM201D Communicate in the workplace
  • RIIERR203D Escape from hazardous situation unaided
  • RIIGOV201D Comply with site work processes/procedures
  • RIIRIS201D Conduct local risk control
  • RIIWHS201D Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures
  • RIIERR205D Apply initial response first aid
  • RIIMCU202D Conduct tracked vehicle/plant operations
  • RIIMCU203D Conduct wheeled vehicle operations (non-articulated)
  • RIIMCU204D Conduct wheeled vehicle operations (articulated)
  • RIIMCU205D Conduct rotational drilling
  • RIIMCU206D Install, maintain and recover gas drainage systems
  • RIIMCU207D Install, maintain and recover electrical services
  • RIIMCU208D Conduct basic strata control operations
  • RIIMCU209D Conduct roadway maintenance
  • RIIMCU210D Conduct stonedusting operations
  • RIIMCU211D Install and maintain explosion barriers
  • RIIMCU212E Construct and maintain basic ventilation devices
  • RIIMCU213D Conduct feeder breaker operations
  • RIIMCU214D Conduct face ventilation operations
  • RIIMCU215D Operate longwall ancillary equipment
  • RIIMCU216D Maintain lamp cabin operations
  • RIIMCU402D Apply spontaneous combustion management measures
  • RIIMPO208F Operate support equipment
  • RIIMPO307E Conduct wheel grader operations in underground mines
  • RIINHB304D Conduct air drilling
  • RIIPEO202D Provide deck support for conveyor-car high wall mining operations
  • RIIPEO208D Extend, retract and maintain conveyor componentry
  • RIIUND201D Install, maintain and recover reticulation systems
  • RIIUND206D Install hand held underground ground support
  • RIIUND207D Conduct underground lifting operations
  • RIIUND208D Conduct skip operations
  • RIIUND209D Operate automated winder
  • RIIUND301D Operate manual winder
  • RIIUND302D Conduct cage operations
  • RIIUND303D Operate winder for shaft sinking
  • RIIWMG202D Conduct dewatering activities in underground mining operations NRT LOGO
Course Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, a qualification is issued for RII20315 Certificate II in Underground Coal Mining

Entry Requirements
  • MyneSight offers employers a range of entry points into the User Choice (Apprenticeship and traineeship funding) program.
  • Depending on the program structure, additional eligibility criteria may apply to access this course
  • Criteria could include a copy of a current resume and an entry interview with the course trainer or administration support staff
Delivery Method

Theory via classroom instructional resources and practical activities.

What to Bring

Please ensure you wear appropriate clothing and closed-in footwear.

Workplace Requirements
  • A workplace component is required to successfully complete this course
  • This may include a site visit, previous evidence to demonstrate work within the same or similar sector or a work placement program
  • The type of workplace requirement will be assessed on an individual needs basis
Payment Options & Course Pricing

Mynesight offers this course to employers under the User Choice Program. Course fees are funded by the Queensland Government.

For further details please contact MyneSight on 07 4952 4413 or email training@mynesight.com.au