Underground mining courses

Full qualifications

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National Certificate: Mining Operations for Underground Hard Rock 58739 130
National Certificate: Rock Breaking Underground Hard Rock 58760 126
Further Education and Training Certicate: Mining Operations 74490 160

 

Skills programmes

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Blasting Assistant within Underground Hard Rock

MQA/SP/0064/07 23
Competent A: The Examination and Declaring safe of a Workplace in Underground Hard Rock Operations MQA/SP/0063/07 28
Competent Person B : The Installation and Maintenance of any Support Unit and the Removal of a Temporary Support Unit in Underground Hard Rock Operations MQA/SP/0061/07 16
Occupational Health and Safety activities for: Part Time/Workplace Representatives and Shop Stewards in the Mining and Minerals MQA/SP/0120/10 9
Trackless Mobile Machine Operations Underground Hard Rock MQA/SP/0068/08 26

 

Blasting

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Mark Shot Holes for Primary Blasting

244461 10
Time, Connect and Initiate Blast of a Face 244457 12
Destroy Old Explosives 244464 2
Blast a Misred Hole 244465 3
Connect and Initiate a Blast of a Stope Face using Shock Tube (Version 2) 244463 3
Charge Shot Holes with Primed Explosives 244443 5

 

Health and Safety

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Install Pre-Stressed Elongated Support

10553 2
Investigate Health; Safety; and Environmental Incidents 115087 2
Test for Flammable Gas 116657 2
Support An Underground Workplace by Means of a Hydraulic Roof Bolter 244372 5
Charge Shot Holes with Primed Explosives 244443 5

 

Supervisory

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Mining Services; Processes and Layouts

Coordinate Loading Operations
Development; Pre-Ledging; Equipping and Stoping Processes
Mining Economics
Incidents, Investigation
Budget Function in a Business
Labour Supervision

 

Machinery Equipment

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Mobile Scaler

Hand-held Rock Drill Machine
Electro Hydraulic Drill Rig
Scraper Winch
Load Haul Dumper (LHD)
Fixed Saddle Utility Vehicle
Operate a Locomotive
Track-bound Mechanical Loader
Grader or Dozer
Horizontal Transport Operation
Install Rails