A Grade Tunnel Manager certificates are valid for five years and issued by the New Zealand Mining Board of Examiners (BoE). As an A Grade Tunnel Manager you are expected to apply in-depth knowledge to plan and implement safe and productive operations and procedures. Hold knowledge of legislative and regulatory requirements and be able to plan and lead emergency management procedures along with the ability to supervise, lead and mentor staff and work teams.

A Grade Tunnel Manager Training

NZQA 7142:  Demonstrating knowledge of the application of regulatory requirements to manage an extractive site – Level 6, 25 Credits

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to explain:

NZQA 7143:  Inspecting and reporting on safety and operations at an extractive site – Level 5, 10 Credits

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to:

  • Reviewing company documentation relating to legislative requirements for an extractive site’s operational safety.
  • Inspect an extractive site’s safety and operations.
  • Demonstrating knowledge of reporting on the compliance status of an extractive site, and inspecting an extractive site’s safety and operations.
  • Demonstrating knowledge of reviewing and auditing the health and safety management system at an extractive site.

NZQA 7144:  Reviewing plans and recommending changes for ongoing operations at an extractive site – Level 5, 15 Credits

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to:

  • Identifying and reviewing relevant documentation for safe and effective operation of plant and equipment at an extractive site.
  • Reviewing operational objectives, documents, and plans.
  • Recommending changes proposed as a result of the review.

NZQA 7145:  Design and maintain effective ventilation systems for an underground coal mine – Level 5, 20 Credits 

PRE-REQUISITES:

Unit 21281, Test for gases, interpret findings, and demonstrate knowledge of follow-up actions in an underground coal mine, or demonstrate equivalent knowledge and skills.

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to, for an underground coal mine:

  • Explain the principles and practices of ventilation.
  • Design ventilation circuits, and
  • Select and position ventilation control devices.
  • Read and interpret a ventilation plan.
  • Explain how the ventilation system is established.
  • Measure, maintain, and document ongoing air velocity, air quality, and air quantity.
  • Measure gases and mixtures of gases, and interpret results and explain the effects.
  • Explain the primary causes and control mechanisms for fires, spontaneous combustion.
  • Explain hazardous atmospheres.

NZQA 7146:  Demonstrate basic knowledge and ability required to work in an underground operation – Level 2, 6 Credits

Learners 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, and 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.
  • and demonstrate knowledge of unsupported ground and the purpose of scaling.

NZQA 31091:  Operate and maintain stockpiles and tip heads at extractive sites – Level 4, 8 Credits(Unit 31091 replaced Unit 8899)

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate:

  • Knowledge of hazards and controlling associated with stockpiling and tip heads at extractive sites.
  • Recommending and following modifications for a stockpiling and tip head management plan at an extractive site.
  • Recommending modifications for a tip head management plan at  extractive site.

NZQA 8922:  Conduct safety checks before and after equipment use at an extractive site – Level 2, 2 Credits

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to conduct safety checks before and after equipment usage at an extractive site.

NZQA 30903Demonstrate knowledge of mining methods, and analyse and select plant for metalliferous underground extraction– Level 6, 20 Credits(Unit 30903 replaced Units 15660 & 15670).

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: 

  • Geological features of metalliferous ore bodies in relation to mining methods.
  • Describe support requirements and potential hazards in metalliferous mines.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of metalliferous mine development methods.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of metalliferous extraction methods.
  • and analyse and select development machinery and materials.
  • Underground ore extraction machinery and materials, and underground transportation methods for metalliferous mines.

NZQA 15662:  Evaluate ground conditions and support methods for maintaining stability in underground operations– Level 6, 15 Credits 

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of rock mechanics.
  • Evaluate ground support requirements for underground operations.
  • and demonstrate knowledge of monitoring and evaluating the performance of ground support systems.

NZQA 15666:  Demonstrate knowledge of geology for underground extraction– Level 5, 10 Credits

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate:

  • knowledge of the geological nature of a mineral orebody or deposit in relation to underground extraction methods, and the effects of geological features on underground mining methods and mine planning.

NZQA 15669:  Demonstrate knowledge of tunnelling methods, and selection of plant and equipment for tunnelling– Level 5, 15 Credits

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of geological features in relation to tunnelling methods.
  • Describe support requirements and potential hazards in tunnels.
  • and demonstrate knowledge of tunnelling methods and selection of plant and equipment.

NZQA 30905:   Demonstrate knowledge of the Underground Mines Emergency Protocol– Level 2, 2 Credits(Unit 30905 replaced Unit 15672).

Learners 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.
  • and emergency situations that would trigger the activation of the protocol and the procedures for activation of the protocol.

NZQA 17691:  Use mathematics to solve problems in an extractive industries workplace. Level 4, 15 Credits

Learners 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 a extractive industries workplace).

NZQA 17694:  Demonstrate knowledge of explosives and their properties – Level 3, 10 Credits

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate:

  • knowledge of current legislative and licensing requirements associated with explosives and demonstrate knowledge of explosives products and related equipment.

NZQA 17705:  Describe, develop, and maintain basic ventilation systems for an underground coal mine– Level 4, 15 Credits

PRE-REQUISITES:

Unit 21281, Test for gases, interpret findings, and demonstrate knowledge of follow-up actions in an underground coal mine, or demonstrate equivalent knowledge and skills

Learners 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.
  • and demonstrate knowledge of fires, spontaneous combustion, and hazardous atmospheres in underground coal mines.

NZQA 21151:  Demonstrating knowledge of planning rehabilitation operations for an extractive site – Level 6, 15 Credits

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of planning rehabilitation operations for an extractive site.
  • Describe the process of scheduling extractive operations and rehabilitation to comply with the approved site plan.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of how to ensure rehabilitation work meets the extractive site operation and closure requirements set out in the relevant approvals.

NZQA 21152: Demonstrate and apply knowledge of storing explosives for use – Level 4, 10 Credits

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to:

  • Describe how the location and construction of a magazine for explosives is planned.
  • Describe the process of applying for test certificates and permits to build a magazine and store explosives.
  • Describe the process of loading and maintaining a magazine.
  • How to store explosives for use.

NZQA 21278:   Describe, install, and reassess support systems for an underground operation. - Level 4, 15 Credits

PRE-REQUISITES:

Unit 7146, Demonstrate basic knowledge and ability required to work in an underground operation, or demonstrate equivalent knowledge and skills.

Learners 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.
  • and reassess roof and sides, and ensure documentation is completed.

NZQA 21281:  Test for gases, interpret findings, and demonstrate knowledge of follow-up actions in an underground coal mine – Level 4, 15 Credits

PRE-REQUISITE:

Unit 7146, Demonstrate basic knowledge and ability required to work in an underground operation, or demonstrate equivalent knowledge and skills

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to:

  • In an underground coal mine: evaluate gas testing requirements.
  • 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.
  • Evaluate and describe methods of dispersing gas.
  • and demonstrate knowledge of evacuation and notification procedures in the case of a gas incident.

NZQA 21661:  Demonstrate knowledge of the use of electrical reticulation plant and equipment in extractive operations – Level 4, 7 Credits

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to:  

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the use of electrical reticulation plant and equipment in extractive operations.

NZQA 21821:  Maintain and install services for an underground operation – Level 3, 15 Credits

PRE-REQUISITE

Unit 7146, Demonstrate basic knowledge and ability required to work in an underground operation, or demonstrate equivalent knowledge and skills

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to:

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

NZQA 22057:  Demonstrate knowledge of pneumatic and hydraulic power systems used in extractive operations– Level 4, 7 Credits

Leaners credited with this unit standard are able to:  

  • Demonstrate knowledge of pneumatic and hydraulic plant and equipment used in extractive operations.

NZQA 32158:  Demonstrate basic knowledge of New Zealand’s Coordinated Incident Management Systems – Level 3, 2 Credits - (Unit 17279 replaced Unit 17279)

This unit standard is for people who require a basic understanding of the New Zealand’s Coordinated Incident Management System (CIMS) framework.

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of:

  • CIMS principles and roles.
  • CIMS structure and functions.
  • The impact of situational awareness on an incident response.

NZQA 29553:  Demonstrate operational knowledge of New Zealand’s Coordinated Incident Management System functions and structure – Level 4, 2 Credits – (Unit 29553 replaced 22445)

This unit standard is for learners whose role requires operational knowledge of New Zealand’s Coordinated Incident Management System (CIMS) framework.

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to:

  • Demonstrate operational knowledge of CIMS structure, CIMS functions and their relationships.
  • Demonstrate operational knowledge of the Incident Management Team.
  • Describe function manager roles.
  • Describe the importance of planning transition to recovery phase during a response.

NZQA 29554:  Demonstrate operational knowledge of New Zealand’s Coordinated Incident Management System functions and structure – Level 4, 3 Credits - (Unit 29554 replaced 22445).

This unit standard is for learners whose role requires operational knowledge of New Zealand’s Coordinated Incident Management System (CIMS) framework.

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to:

  • Establish and describe situational awareness in an incident.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of and contribute to planning an incident response.
  • Demonstrate and apply knowledge of briefings in a response.

NZQA 2401:  Shut down, isolate and start up machines and equipment – Level 3, 3 Credits

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to;

  • Prepare for shut down, isolation, and startup of machines and equipment.
  • Shut down and isolate machines and equipment; start up machines and equipment following shut down and isolation; and complete applicable documentation.

NZQA 3271:  Conduct an incident investigation at an extractive site – Level 2, 1 Credit

Leaners 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.

NZQA 16686:  Conduct an incident investigation at an extractive site – Level 5, 8 Credits

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to:

  • Explain the concepts of multiple causation and root-cause analysis.
  • Conduct an incident investigation at an extractive site.
  • Demonstrate and apply knowledge of briefings in a response

NZQA 28983:  Carry out the risk management process at an extractive site – Level 5, 10 Credits

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to:

  • Plan and prepare for implementing the risk management process.
  • Identify workplace hazards; assess workplace risks and identify unacceptable risk levels.
  • Identify potential actions and develop risk controls.
  • Implement and evaluate risk controls.
  • Audit the risk management process and complete records at an extractive site.

NZQA 26855:  Analyse Human Factors present in workplace practices at an extractive site  – Level 4, 10 Credits

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of concepts and principles related to Human Factors.
  • Analyse workplace practices at an extractive site by examining Human Factors that could contribute to error- producing conditions.
  • Recommend controls that will reduce the likelihood of error-producing conditions resulting from Human Factors in the underlying workplace practice.

NZQA 6400:  Manage first aid in an emergency situation – Level 3, 2 Credits

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to: 

  • Manage First Aid in an Emergency situation.

NZQA 6401:  Provide First Aid – Level 2, 1 Credit

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to: 

  • Provide First Aid.

NZQA 6402:  Provide basic life support – Level 1, 1 Credit

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to:  

  • Provide basic life support.

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Block courses are delivered online via Zoom. (Face to Face training is available on request).

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NZQA 7142:  Demonstrating knowledge of the application of regulatory requirements to manage an extractive site – Level 6, 25 Credits

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to explain:

NZQA 7143:  Inspecting and reporting on safety and operations at an extractive site – Level 5, 10 Credits

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to:

  • Reviewing company documentation relating to legislative requirements for an extractive site’s operational safety.
  • Inspect an extractive site’s safety and operations.
  • Demonstrating knowledge of reporting on the compliance status of an extractive site, and inspecting an extractive site’s safety and operations.
  • Demonstrating knowledge of reviewing and auditing the health and safety management system at an extractive site.

NZQA 7144:  Reviewing plans and recommending changes for ongoing operations at an extractive site – Level 5, 15 Credits

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to:

  • Identifying and reviewing relevant documentation for safe and effective operation of plant and equipment at an extractive site.
  • Reviewing operational objectives, documents, and plans.
  • Recommending changes proposed as a result of the review.

NZQA 7145:  Design and maintain effective ventilation systems for an underground coal mine – Level 5, 20 Credits 

PRE-REQUISITES:

Unit 21281, Test for gases, interpret findings, and demonstrate knowledge of follow-up actions in an underground coal mine, or demonstrate equivalent knowledge and skills.

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to, for an underground coal mine:

  • Explain the principles and practices of ventilation.
  • Design ventilation circuits, and
  • Select and position ventilation control devices.
  • Read and interpret a ventilation plan.
  • Explain how the ventilation system is established.
  • Measure, maintain, and document ongoing air velocity, air quality, and air quantity.
  • Measure gases and mixtures of gases, and interpret results and explain the effects.
  • Explain the primary causes and control mechanisms for fires, spontaneous combustion.
  • Explain hazardous atmospheres.

NZQA 7146:  Demonstrate basic knowledge and ability required to work in an underground operation – Level 2, 6 Credits

Learners 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, and 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.
  • and demonstrate knowledge of unsupported ground and the purpose of scaling.

NZQA 31091:  Operate and maintain stockpiles and tip heads at extractive sites – Level 4, 8 Credits(Unit 31091 replaced Unit 8899)

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate:

  • Knowledge of hazards and controlling associated with stockpiling and tip heads at extractive sites.
  • Recommending and following modifications for a stockpiling and tip head management plan at an extractive site.
  • Recommending modifications for a tip head management plan at  extractive site.

NZQA 8922:  Conduct safety checks before and after equipment use at an extractive site – Level 2, 2 Credits

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to conduct safety checks before and after equipment usage at an extractive site.

NZQA 30903Demonstrate knowledge of mining methods, and analyse and select plant for metalliferous underground extraction– Level 6, 20 Credits(Unit 30903 replaced Units 15660 & 15670).

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: 

  • Geological features of metalliferous ore bodies in relation to mining methods.
  • Describe support requirements and potential hazards in metalliferous mines.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of metalliferous mine development methods.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of metalliferous extraction methods.
  • and analyse and select development machinery and materials.
  • Underground ore extraction machinery and materials, and underground transportation methods for metalliferous mines.

NZQA 15662:  Evaluate ground conditions and support methods for maintaining stability in underground operations– Level 6, 15 Credits 

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of rock mechanics.
  • Evaluate ground support requirements for underground operations.
  • and demonstrate knowledge of monitoring and evaluating the performance of ground support systems.

NZQA 15666:  Demonstrate knowledge of geology for underground extraction– Level 5, 10 Credits

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate:

  • knowledge of the geological nature of a mineral orebody or deposit in relation to underground extraction methods, and the effects of geological features on underground mining methods and mine planning.

NZQA 15669:  Demonstrate knowledge of tunnelling methods, and selection of plant and equipment for tunnelling– Level 5, 15 Credits

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of geological features in relation to tunnelling methods.
  • Describe support requirements and potential hazards in tunnels.
  • and demonstrate knowledge of tunnelling methods and selection of plant and equipment.

NZQA 30905:   Demonstrate knowledge of the Underground Mines Emergency Protocol– Level 2, 2 Credits(Unit 30905 replaced Unit 15672).

Learners 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.
  • and emergency situations that would trigger the activation of the protocol and the procedures for activation of the protocol.

NZQA 17691:  Use mathematics to solve problems in an extractive industries workplace. Level 4, 15 Credits

Learners 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 a extractive industries workplace).

NZQA 17694:  Demonstrate knowledge of explosives and their properties – Level 3, 10 Credits

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate:

  • knowledge of current legislative and licensing requirements associated with explosives and demonstrate knowledge of explosives products and related equipment.

NZQA 17705:  Describe, develop, and maintain basic ventilation systems for an underground coal mine– Level 4, 15 Credits

PRE-REQUISITES:

Unit 21281, Test for gases, interpret findings, and demonstrate knowledge of follow-up actions in an underground coal mine, or demonstrate equivalent knowledge and skills

Learners 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.
  • and demonstrate knowledge of fires, spontaneous combustion, and hazardous atmospheres in underground coal mines.

NZQA 21151:  Demonstrating knowledge of planning rehabilitation operations for an extractive site – Level 6, 15 Credits

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of planning rehabilitation operations for an extractive site.
  • Describe the process of scheduling extractive operations and rehabilitation to comply with the approved site plan.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of how to ensure rehabilitation work meets the extractive site operation and closure requirements set out in the relevant approvals.

NZQA 21152: Demonstrate and apply knowledge of storing explosives for use – Level 4, 10 Credits

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to:

  • Describe how the location and construction of a magazine for explosives is planned.
  • Describe the process of applying for test certificates and permits to build a magazine and store explosives.
  • Describe the process of loading and maintaining a magazine.
  • How to store explosives for use.

NZQA 21278:   Describe, install, and reassess support systems for an underground operation. - Level 4, 15 Credits

PRE-REQUISITES:

Unit 7146, Demonstrate basic knowledge and ability required to work in an underground operation, or demonstrate equivalent knowledge and skills.

Learners 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.
  • and reassess roof and sides, and ensure documentation is completed.

NZQA 21281:  Test for gases, interpret findings, and demonstrate knowledge of follow-up actions in an underground coal mine – Level 4, 15 Credits

PRE-REQUISITE:

Unit 7146, Demonstrate basic knowledge and ability required to work in an underground operation, or demonstrate equivalent knowledge and skills

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to:

  • In an underground coal mine: evaluate gas testing requirements.
  • 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.
  • Evaluate and describe methods of dispersing gas.
  • and demonstrate knowledge of evacuation and notification procedures in the case of a gas incident.

NZQA 21661:  Demonstrate knowledge of the use of electrical reticulation plant and equipment in extractive operations – Level 4, 7 Credits

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to:  

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the use of electrical reticulation plant and equipment in extractive operations.

NZQA 21821:  Maintain and install services for an underground operation – Level 3, 15 Credits

PRE-REQUISITE

Unit 7146, Demonstrate basic knowledge and ability required to work in an underground operation, or demonstrate equivalent knowledge and skills

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to:

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

NZQA 22057:  Demonstrate knowledge of pneumatic and hydraulic power systems used in extractive operations– Level 4, 7 Credits

Leaners credited with this unit standard are able to:  

  • Demonstrate knowledge of pneumatic and hydraulic plant and equipment used in extractive operations.

NZQA 32158:  Demonstrate basic knowledge of New Zealand’s Coordinated Incident Management Systems – Level 3, 2 Credits - (Unit 17279 replaced Unit 17279)

This unit standard is for people who require a basic understanding of the New Zealand’s Coordinated Incident Management System (CIMS) framework.

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of:

  • CIMS principles and roles.
  • CIMS structure and functions.
  • The impact of situational awareness on an incident response.

NZQA 29553:  Demonstrate operational knowledge of New Zealand’s Coordinated Incident Management System functions and structure – Level 4, 2 Credits – (Unit 29553 replaced 22445)

This unit standard is for learners whose role requires operational knowledge of New Zealand’s Coordinated Incident Management System (CIMS) framework.

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to:

  • Demonstrate operational knowledge of CIMS structure, CIMS functions and their relationships.
  • Demonstrate operational knowledge of the Incident Management Team.
  • Describe function manager roles.
  • Describe the importance of planning transition to recovery phase during a response.

NZQA 29554:  Demonstrate operational knowledge of New Zealand’s Coordinated Incident Management System functions and structure – Level 4, 3 Credits - (Unit 29554 replaced 22445).

This unit standard is for learners whose role requires operational knowledge of New Zealand’s Coordinated Incident Management System (CIMS) framework.

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to:

  • Establish and describe situational awareness in an incident.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of and contribute to planning an incident response.
  • Demonstrate and apply knowledge of briefings in a response.

NZQA 2401:  Shut down, isolate and start up machines and equipment – Level 3, 3 Credits

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to;

  • Prepare for shut down, isolation, and startup of machines and equipment.
  • Shut down and isolate machines and equipment; start up machines and equipment following shut down and isolation; and complete applicable documentation.

NZQA 3271:  Conduct an incident investigation at an extractive site – Level 2, 1 Credit

Leaners 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.

NZQA 16686:  Conduct an incident investigation at an extractive site – Level 5, 8 Credits

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to:

  • Explain the concepts of multiple causation and root-cause analysis.
  • Conduct an incident investigation at an extractive site.
  • Demonstrate and apply knowledge of briefings in a response

NZQA 28983:  Carry out the risk management process at an extractive site – Level 5, 10 Credits

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to:

  • Plan and prepare for implementing the risk management process.
  • Identify workplace hazards; assess workplace risks and identify unacceptable risk levels.
  • Identify potential actions and develop risk controls.
  • Implement and evaluate risk controls.
  • Audit the risk management process and complete records at an extractive site.

NZQA 26855:  Analyse Human Factors present in workplace practices at an extractive site  – Level 4, 10 Credits

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of concepts and principles related to Human Factors.
  • Analyse workplace practices at an extractive site by examining Human Factors that could contribute to error- producing conditions.
  • Recommend controls that will reduce the likelihood of error-producing conditions resulting from Human Factors in the underlying workplace practice.

NZQA 6400:  Manage first aid in an emergency situation – Level 3, 2 Credits

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to: 

  • Manage First Aid in an Emergency situation.

NZQA 6401:  Provide First Aid – Level 2, 1 Credit

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to: 

  • Provide First Aid.

NZQA 6402:  Provide basic life support – Level 1, 1 Credit

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to:  

  • Provide basic life support.

ACT Safety Ltd.  is working in conjunction with MITO Industry Training Organisation.

Block courses are delivered online via Zoom. (Face to Face training is available on request).

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