RII20220 Certificate II in Surface Extraction Operations

RII20220 Certificate II in Surface Extraction Operations

Course Objective:

This qualification reflects the role of individuals such as production operators, working in open cut coal or metalliferous mines or quarries, 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.

  • Operating various plant
  • Responding to emergencies
  • Communicating effectively
  • Complying with workplace process, policies, and procedures
Course Times

7:45 am / 4 pm


10 days up to 6 weeks

Depending on current experience, skills and knowledge

Courses Run



Classroom / Training Facility or Onsite Training

Service Fee


– Discounted price $2025



Certificate II in Surface Extraction Operations - Gold Coast


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Delivery / Course Duration:
  • Group booking discounts apply
  • Duration: 10 days up to 6 weeks – Depending on current experience, skills and knowledge
  • Courses run: Weekly
  • Course times between: 7:45 am / 4 pm
  • Classroom/Training Facility or Onsite Training
  • Corporate packages
  • Real life training conducted by our Nationally Recognised Industry specialist trainer and assessors
  • Service Fee: $4050 – Discounted price $2025
  • RPL: $1440

This class is flexible to be done on site in the workplace, or at one of our ACTA Group facilities.

  • Burleigh Heads, Gold Coast – QLD
  • Salisbury, Brisbane – QLD
  • Tullamarine, Melbourne – VIC
  • Northern Rivers, Tweed/Lismore – NSW
  • Seven Hills, Sydney – NSW
  • North Boambee Valley, Coffs Harbour – NSW
  • Pending Location – WA
  • Onsite Training – We come to you by request
ACTA Group Course Admission Requirements:

Participants must:

  • Be at least 15 years of age;
  • Have completed Year 10 in the Australian school system or equivalent;
  • Have language, literacy and numeracy skills equivalent to ASCF Level 2
  • Provision of the participant’s Unique Student Identifier (USI)
  • Provision of Australian legal photo identification for assessment purposes and;
  • Hold CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry and current Construction Industry ‘White Card’

Upon successful completion of this Nationally Recognised Qualification, students will receive a Testamur in RII20220 Certificate II in Surface Extraction Operations.

To be awarded in RII20220 Certificate II in Surface Extraction Operations, the following packaging rules apply:
Total number of units = 9
4 core units  plus
5 elective units,  of which:

  • at least 1 units must be from Group A
  • at least 2 units must be from Group B
  • no more than 2 units may be from Group C
  • no more than 2 may be from elsewhere in this or any other currently endorsed training package, or from an accredited course.
Core units

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

Group A

RIIGOV201E Comply with site work processes/procedures
RIIQUA201E Maintain and monitor site quality standards

Group B

RIIERR205D Apply initial response first aid
RIIERR302E Respond to local emergencies and incidents
RIIMPO205E Operate roller/compactor
RIIMPO206D Conduct bulk water truck operations
RIIMPO338E Conduct rigid haul truck operations
RIIVEH201E Operate a light vehicle
RIIVEH305F Operate and maintain a four wheel drive vehicle

Group C

RIICCM208E Carry out basic levelling
RIIENV201E Identify and assess environmental and heritage concerns
RIIWHS202E Enter and work in confined spaces
RIIWHS204E Work safely at heights

ACTA Group’s Participant Advice and Selection Policy outlines in detail a process to be followed for granting Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer. This is supported with RPL resources available for all course units.

Participants must apply for RPL or credit transfer prior to or immediately after formal enrolment but prior to the commencement of the delivery of the units. Any RPL’s granted must be accepted and signed off by the participant.

Pathways for participants considering this course include:

  • https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/RII20220
  • Certificate III in Civil Construction
  • Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations
  • Certificate III in Coal Processing & Production Operator.
  • Certificate III in Mineral Processing Technician.
  • Certificate III in Quarry Mobile Plant Operator
  • Certificate III in Surface Extraction or other industry related qualifications; and
  • Direct entry