get qualified with mito
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These micro-credentials are designed for extractive industry employees, particularly those wishing to be appointed to a safety-critical role under the Health and Safety at Work (Mining Operations and Quarrying Operations) Regulations 2016.


Safe Working practices Micro-credential
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Level

Duration

Training Fee

Drilling Mining and Quarrying Duration

Drilling Mining and Quarrying Cost

3

2 Months

$350 excluding GST

PROGRAMME OUTLINE
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This programme will provide an understanding of the general safety practices for workers, and how to undertake a job safety analysis in the extractives industry. 

The content covered includes:

  • emergency and evacuation 
  • hazardous situations and risk assessments
  • fire prevention and control
  • personal safety
  • manual handling
  • hazardous substances
  • isolation and safety tag systems
  • preparation of a work method statement
  • production of a job safety analysis
  • documentation of safe operating procedures.

This Level 3 micro-credential includes two unit standards:

  • Undertake job safety analysis
  • Demonstrate knowledge of and follow safe work practices at an extractive site.

delivery
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Delivery will be conducted by an off-job training course run by a provider. Courses will be of two-day duration.


site construction and maintenance Micro-credential
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Level

Duration

Training Fee

Drilling Mining and Quarrying Duration

Drilling Mining and Quarrying Cost

4

2 Months

$750 excluding GST

PROGRAMME OUTLINE
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This programme will provide the skills and knowledge to identify the attributes and health and safety considerations of conveyors, crushers, and screening plant; follow, maintain and recommend modifications for stockpiling and tip head management plans; and explain associated hazards and controls, in the extractives industry.

The content covered includes:

  • attributes in terms of operational purpose and position for conveyors includes belt, chain, saw; for crushing plant includes primary, secondary, tertiary; for screens includes grizzly, trommel, static screens, moving screens, mesh type and size
  • health and safety considerations in relation to operational requirements include guarding, safe access, housekeeping, emergency procedures, pre-start checks, isolation and lock-out procedures, training and competency; dust, noise, vibration, monitoring
  • live stockpiles, static stockpiles, waste dumps, vehicle interactions, traffic management, hard controls, lighting, communications, signage, drainage, stability 
  • risk assessments
  • safety management systems
  • methods and layouts
  • stockpile shape and type, spacing between stockpiles, blending requirements, traffic management, consent conditions, dumping and reclaiming methods, spontaneous combustion
  • tip head process and location, stability, drainage, traffic management, consent conditions, dumping and reclaiming methods, spontaneous combustion, rehabilitation
  • climatic conditions and wind direction.

This Level 4 micro-credential includes three unit standards:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of conveyors, and crushing and screening plant for extractive industries
  • Explain hazards and controls associated with stockpiling and tip heads at extractive sites
  • Follow, maintain and recommend modifications for stockpiling and tip head management plans at an extractive site.

delivery
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Delivery will be conducted by an off-job training course run by a provider. Courses will be of two-day duration.


Standard Operating Procedures Micro-credential
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Level

Duration

Training Fee

Drilling Mining and Quarrying Duration

Drilling Mining and Quarrying Cost

5

1 Month

$75 excluding GST

PROGRAMME OUTLINE
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This programme will provide the skills and knowledge to identify the key components of an extractive site operations activity, write a standard operating procedure, and test and review the documented standard operating procedure, in the extractives industry.

The content covered includes:

  • purpose of an identified extractive operations activity
  • roles and responsibilities in carrying out the activity
  • sequencing of activities
  • identifying resources and equipment required
  • identifying complementary systems
  • worker participation
  • reviewing activity timetables
  • validating a standard operating procedure
  • reviewing and amending standard operation procedures.

This Level 5 micro-credential includes one unit standard:

  • Develop standard operating procedures for an extractive site.

delivery
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This course will be completed online via eLearning which can be easily accessed at any time from any device – mobile phone, tablet or PC.


MORE INFORMATION
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Download the Extractive Industries Micro-credential brochure PDF - 157 KB

Download the Extractives Industries Micro-credential 2024 ACT Safety Schedule PDF - 37 KB

SIGN ME UP!
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If you are currently employed in the industry and your employer is able to support you, please contact MITO and we'll organise an appointment to get you enrolled.