B Grade Tunnel Manager Training

In order to gain this B Grade Tunnel Manager Certificate you will need to complete these standard units:

Unit 7142: Demonstrate knowledge of the application of regulatory requirements to manage an extractive site. People credited with this unit standard are able to explain:

  • The application of the Health and Safety at Work (HSW) Act 2015
  • The application of the Resource Management Act 1991
  • The application of the Crown Minerals Act 1991
  • The application of the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms (HSNO) Act 1996
  • The HSW (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017
  • The application of the Mines Rescue Act 2013
  • Any subsequent amendments or replacements relevant to management practices of an extractive site

Unit 7143: Inspect and report on safety and operations at an extractive site. People credited with this unit standard are able to:

  • Review company documentation relating to legislative requirements for an extractive site’s operational safety
  • Inspect an extractive site’s safety and operations; demonstrate knowledge of reporting on the compliance status of an extractive site
  • Demonstrate knowledge of auditing and reviewing the health
    and safety management system at an extractive site

Unit 7144: Review plans and recommend changes for ongoing operations at an extractive site. People credited with this unit standard are able to:

  • Identify and review relevant documentation for safe and effective operation of plant and equipment at an extractive site
  • Review operational objectives, plans, and documents; and recommend changes proposed as a result of the review

Unit 17691: Use mathematics to solve problems in an extractive industries workplace. People credited with this unit standard are able to:

  • Solve arithmetical problems
  • Solve mensuration problems
  • Solve trigonometrical problems
  • Solve geometrical problems
  • Use algebra to solve workplace problems, in an extractive industries workplace.

Unit 31091 Operate and maintain stockpiles and tip heads at extractive sites – Replaced Unit standard 8899

  • Demonstrate knowledge of hazards and controls associated with stockpiling and tip heads at extractive sites
  • follow and recommend modifications for a stockpiling management plan at an extractive site
  • and follow and recommend modifications for a tip head management plan at an extractive site.

Unit 22057: Demonstrate knowledge of pneumatic and hydraulic power systems used in extractive operations. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of pneumatic and hydraulic plant and equipment used in extractive operations.

Unit 21661: Demonstrate knowledge of the use of electrical reticulation plant and equipment in extractive operations. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of the use of electrical reticulation plant and equipment in extractive operations.

Unit 2401: Shut down, isolate and start up machines and equipment. People credited with this unit standard are able to:

  • Prepare for shut down, isolation, and start up of machines and equipment
  • Shut down and isolate machines and equipment
  • Start up machines and equipment following shut down and isolation
  • Complete applicable documentation.

Unit 8922: Conduct safety checks before and after equipment use at an extractive site. People credited with this unit standard are able to conduct safety checks before and after equipment usage at an extractive site.

Unit 3271:Suppress fire with hand extinguishers and fixed hose reels. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of the fire classes and fire suppression techniques, and select and implement a strategy to deal with fire.

Unit 21278: Describe, install, and reassess support systems for an underground operation. People credited with this unit standard are able to:

  • Describe the forces that act at depth to influence the stability of openings in
    rock and strata
  • Describe the principles of proactive and reactive support systems
  • Describe ground conditions and support mechanisms for an underground operation
  • Describe opening dimensions for an underground operation
  • Install roof and sides supports in an underground operation
  • Reassess roof and sides, and ensure documentation is completed

Unit 7146: Demonstrate basic knowledge and ability required to work in an underground operation. People credited with this unit standard are able to:

  • Identify the requirements of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSW) and relevant regulations to work in an underground operation
  • Demonstrate knowledge of and examine a self‑rescuer
  • Demonstrate knowledge of cap lamps, and check and prepare a cap lamp
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the function of personal protective equipment
  • Describe safety measures for systems that supply energy to machinery and equipment
  • Demonstrate the safe isolation of energy systems
  • Demonstrate knowledge of personnel security, personnel accounting, navigation, and emergency procedures
  • Describe basic ventilation principles and practices for an underground operation
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of gases found in underground operations
  • Demonstrate knowledge of unsupported ground and the purpose of scaling

Unit 15672: Demonstrate knowledge of the Underground Mines Emergency Protocol. People credited with this unit standard are able to describe:

  • The processes and framework of the Underground Mines Emergency Protocol (the protocol)
  • The roles and responsibilities of stakeholders and persons appointed to fill roles within the protocol
  • Emergency situations that would trigger the activation of the protocol and the procedures for activation of the protocol

Unit 21821: Maintain and install services for an underground operation. People credited with this unit standard are able to:

  • Check task and equipment requirements before going underground;
  • Maintain ventilation services in an underground operation;
  • Maintain water services in an underground operation
  • Maintain compressed air services in an underground operation
  • Maintain strata support services in an underground operation
  • Deliver and store electrical equipment and cables
  • Supply other materials and equipment, and complete documentation

Unit 17705: Describe, develop, and maintain basic ventilation systems for an underground coal mine. People credited with this unit standard are able to:

  • Describe the basic principles and practices of ventilation;
  • Develop basic ventilation circuits
  • Read and interpret a basic ventilation plan
  • Measure, maintain, and document ongoing airflow, air quantity,
    and air quality
  • Measure gases and describe their impact in an
    underground coal mine
  • Demonstrate knowledge of fires, spontaneous combustion, and hazardous atmospheres in underground coal mines

Unit 21281: Test for gases, interpret findings, and demonstrate knowledge of follow-up actions in an underground coal mine. People credited with this unit standard are able to:

  • Evaluate gas testing requirements in an underground coal mine
  • Demonstrate the methods and equipment used for measuring and interpreting gases and mixtures of gases, and describe the potential harm to personnel and the environment in an underground coal mine
  • Evaluate and describe methods of dispersing gas in an underground coal mine
  • Demonstrate knowledge of evacuation and notification procedures in the case of a gas incident in an underground coal mine
  • ACT Safety Ltd.  is working in conjunction with MITO Industry Training Organisation
  • Funding for B Grade Tunnel Manager Training  may be available to Individuals meeting certain criteria.
  • Block courses are delivered throughout the country

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