National Certificate in Extractive Industries (Mining Administration B Grade Tunnel Manager)

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Subject area

Mining and Resources Engineering

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Entry requirements

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The National Certificate in Extractive Industries (Mining Administration B Grade Tunnel Manager) (Level 5) with an optional strand in Coal Mine Deputy is designed for B Grade Tunnel Managers or Coal Mine Deputies as part of the requirements for their statutory status.

Holders of this qualification are able to demonstrate knowledge and skills related to: application of regulatory requirements to manage an extractive site; inspecting and reporting on extractive site and operations; reviewing and implementing plans for extractives operations; planning storage of processed product; the Mines Rescue Service; conducting an incident investigation; conducting safety checks on equipment; basic knowledge and ability for working underground; developing, and maintaining basic ventilation systems for an underground mine or tunnels; installing, and reassessing support systems; supplying, maintaining, delivering, and storing services; shutting down and isolating machines and equipment; and interpreting and testing for gases in the context of an underground extractives site.

People who have completed the Core Compulsory section of this qualification will have been awarded all the standards required for the Certificate of Competence as a B Grade Tunnel Manager. However, there are additional statutory requirements that must be met before the Certificate of Competence can be awarded. Please refer to the special notes for further details about the additional requirements.

Holders of the optional strand will have completed the additional standards required for the Certificate of Competence as a Coal Mine Deputy. However, as above, there are additional statutory requirements that must be met before the Certificate of Competence can be awarded. Please refer to the special notes for further details about the additional requirements.

The optional standards have been included to provide the opportunity for candidates to complete the additional requirements for Certificates of Competence to be awarded in workplace situations where explosives are used.

The National Certificate in Extractive Industries (Mining Administration B Grade Tunnel Manager) (Level 5) with an optional strand in Coal Mine Deputy [Ref: 1535] leads to, and is a prerequisite for award of, the National Certificate in Extractive Industries (Mining Administration) with strands in A Grade Tunnel Manager, and Coal Mine Underviewer [Ref: 1538].

While this qualification has unit standards in common with the National Certificate in Extractive Industries (Supervision) (Level 5) with strands in Surface Extraction, and Underground Extraction [Ref: 1523], it is intended only to cover the role-specific technical requirements of the relevant Certificates of Competence and is not intended to be part of the same qualification pathway.

The qualification pathway that includes the the National Certificate in Extractive Industries (Supervision) (Level 5) with strands in Surface Extraction, and Underground Extraction [Ref: 1523], is intended for those in a wide range of industry roles and develops additional skills and knowledge relating to extractive industries worksites such as team work and people management, organisational requirements and management, and health and safety.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Engineering and Related Technologies at this level can earn:

$36,000

Median earnings one year after study

$42,000

Median earnings two years after study

$56,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

66%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Ngati Whakaue - Tertiary Grant

Provided by:

The Ngati Whakaue Trust - Secretary

Website:

https://vps.ngatiwhakaue-eetb.org.nz/

Value:

The Board will fix the amount available for Tertiary Grants in the annual Budget

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Paehinahina Mourea Trust - Tertiary Grant

Provided by:

Deloitte - Trust Secretary

Website:

http://www.ngatiwhakaue-eetb.org.nz/

Value:

Determined Annually

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Contact details

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