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RII10115 Certificate I in Resources and Infrastructure Operations

2018

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Overview

Estimated completion time: 0.5 year/s

The length of time to complete this qualification will depend on the location, study mode and selected units.

Availability for Admission
Domestic
Semester 1
Semester 2
CDU Reference
Sector
Vocational Education & Training
Industry groups
ENGINEERING AND MINING
Occupation types
Other Construction And Mining Labourers Nfd

TThe qualification is an introductory qualification and is designed to raise awareness of the Resources and Infrastructure Industries.

This Certificate I in Resources and Infrastructure Operations is a pathway qualification. There are no specific job outcomes, however; it will prepare an individual in successfully undertaking a Certificate II and III from the Resources and Infrastructure Industry Training Package.

This certificate allows individuals to develop basic functional skills and knowledge to prepare for work in the Resources and Infrastructure Industries. The range of technical skills and knowledge is limited.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Entry requirements

For CDU entry requirements, contact the relevant VET team.

Course fees

The following Fees are applicable to this course:

Domestic Students

Domestic full fees

This course is a full fee paying course. VET full fees will apply to all new and continuing domestic students enrolling in this course.
2018: Information about fees for non-subsidised VET courses is available 2018 VET Fees.pdf

VET tuition fees

This course is subsidised by the NT Government. Information about VET Tuition fees for eligible NT residents is available in the VET Student Guide, VET Fees online or 2018 VET Fees.pdf. VET Tuition Fees for 2018 will be charged at $3.00 per nominal hour for subsidised training.

Career opportunities

Occupations relevant to this qualification in industry sectors such as Construction and Property,Civil Construction include:

  • Civil Construction Worker
  • Skills recognition

    Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
    RPL is the acknowledgement of a person's skills and knowledge acquired through previous training, work or life experience, which may be used to grant status or credit in a subject regardless of how and where they were attained, including overseas.
    This can include skills from:

    • Previous study excluding courses at another VET/TAFE institution, but including courses at school or college, through adult education classes or training programs at work;
    • Work experience (including both work that is paid and unpaid); and/or
    • Life experience (for example leisure pursuits or voluntary work).

    RPL is a form of assessment. It is used to determine whether a person has acquired, through formal or informal learning, the skills and experience consistent with the stated competency standards that comprise a qualification. RPL is not time referenced, so there are no parameters on how or when the skills are acquired. However, the skills that have been acquired through life experience etc., must be current and must match the elements and performance criteria contained in the individual unit.

    Students seeking RPL need to indicate this on their enrolment form at the time of enrolment.

    For further information please refer to the Applicant's Guide to the Recognition of Prior Learning or contact the RPL Coordinator on 1800 085 209 or email vet.rpl.enquiries@cdu.edu.au.

    Credit Transfer
    Charles Darwin University as a Registered Training Organisation recognises the Australian Qualifications Framework qualifications and Statement of Attainments issued by any other Australian Registered Training Organisation.

    Students are encouraged to submit any requests for credit from previous studies at the time of enrolment, to ensure they are not enrolling in units they may not need to undertake.
    In order to apply for exemption/credit transfer from units completed at another training organisation, you will need to complete an Application for Exemption Form available from any campus, centre, or team, or a copy of the form can be obtained from the web.

    Your completed Application for Exemption form together with attached documentary evidence (certified copy of Qualification/Statement of Attainment) to support your request for exemption/credit transfer should be submitted directly to the University either in person or by mail. Requests without documentary evidence will not be processed and will be returned to students. There are no fees attached to Credit Transfers.

    Pathways

    VET to Higher Education Pathway Mapping for completed Awards in the same field or discipline

     

  • This is a current, nationally accredited qualification from the Resources and Infrastructure Industry Training Package.

  • VET for Secondary Students (VSS)

    Select VSS for more detail about this program.

    Away from base

    AFB: This is an approved Away From Base (AFB) 'mixed-mode' course.For further information about AFB see www.cdu.edu.au/afb

    Employability skills

    Employability Skills are embedded in the training and assessment of national training package qualifications. Information on the Employability Skills relevant to your qualification can be obtained by visiting this website and keying in the national code for the qualification: training.gov.au

    Location and study mode

    Delivery at all locations is subject to sufficient demand and resources.

    Locations: Alice Springs, Casuarina, Remote

    Study Mode: Internal, Mixed mode
    Some components of this qualification may be available in other modes of delivery and not all modes are available at all locations.

    Subject to demand other locations and modes may become available throughout the year.

Contact details

Metal Trades and Engineering
Location: Casuarina Campus
Phone: 08 8946 7507
Fax: 08 8946 7439
Email: mte@cdu.edu.au

Automotive and Civil
Location: Casuarina Campus
Phone: 08 8946 7506
Fax: 08 8946 6433
Email: automotiveandcivil@cdu.edu.au

Trades (Central)
Location: Alice Springs Campus
Phone: 08 8959 5465
Fax: N/A
Email: tradescentral@cdu.edu.au

Course structure

To achieve a CERTIFICATE I IN RESOURCES AND INFRASTRUCTURE OPERATIONS a total of SIX (6) units of competency must be completed comprising THREE (3) Core and THREE (3) Elective units as detailed in the packaging rules and listed below.

The total Nominal Hours for the sequence listed below is 116-220.
 

Code Module/Unit of Competency
Hours
CORE UNITS OF COMPETENCY
RIIBEF201D Plan and organise work
20
RIICOM201D Communicate in the workplace
20
RIIWHS201D Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures
20
  Total nominal hours for core units
60
ELECTIVE UNITS OF COMPETENCY (choose 3)
BSBITU101 Operate a personal computer
20
BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
20
RIICCM201D Carry out measurements and calculations
20
RIICCM203D Read and interpret plans and specifications
40
RIIENV201D Identify and assess environmental and heritage concerns
20
RIIQUA201D Maintain and monitor site quality standards
20
RIIRIS201D Conduct local risk control
20
RIISAM201D Handle resources and infrastructure materials and safely dispose of nontoxic materials
16
RIISAM203D Use hand and power tools
80
RIISAM204D Operate small plant and equipment
20
RIISTD201D Read and interpret maps
40
RIISTD202D Collect routine site samples
40
  Total nominal hours for elective units
56-160
  Total nominal hours for the qualification
116-220

 

Everything you need to know to get started

How to apply for domestic students

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