National Certificate in Extractive Industries (Mining Administration Surface Extraction B Grade)

Tai Poutini Polytechnic Ltd

Subject area

Mining and Resources Engineering

Duration

32 Weeks

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The National Certificate in Extractive Industries (Mining Administration Surface Extraction B Grade) (Level 5) is designed for B Grade Opencast Coal Mine Managers and B Grade Quarry Managers as part of the requirements for their statutory status.

Holders of this certificate are able to demonstrate knowledge and skills in: safety plans for surface face and benching operations; constructing and maintaining access roads; maintaining working surfaces; conducting safety checks on equipment; dewatering, pump maintenance, cleaning settling ponds; minimising environmental impact at an extraction site; reviewing consent conditions; regulatory requirements; and incident reporting in the context of a surface extractives site.

People who have completed this qualification will have been awarded all the standards required for the Certificate of Competence as a B Grade Opencast Coal Mine Manager, and the Certificate of Competence as a B Grade Quarry Manager. However, there are additional statutory requirements that must be met before these Certificates 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 Surface Extraction B Grade) (Level 5) [Ref: 1536] leads to, and is a prerequisite for award of, the National Certificate in Extractive Industries (Mining Administration Surface Extraction A Grade) (Level 5) [Ref: 1537].

While this qualification has 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.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Applicants must be working the in the extractives industry. Applicants for whom English is a second language must meet a minimum of IELTS Level 5.5, or above.

Detailed requirements

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Duration

32 Weeks


Tuition Fees

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CrazyGames.com Annual Student Scholarship

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$1,500 USD Worldwide Student Scholarship

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Allan Beaumont Student Award

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Tai Poutini Polytechnic - The Chair of the TPP Awards Committee

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http://www.tpp.ac.nz/student-info/awards-and-scholarships/

Value:

$1,500.

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 800 411
Phone: (03) 769 9400
Fax: (03) 768 4503
Email: ceoffice@tpp.ac.nz
Web: http://www.tpp.ac.nz

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