B Grade is designed for B Grade Opencast Coal Mine Managers and B Grade Quarry Managers. Learners 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.

B Grade Quarry 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 8902:  Prepare a safety plan for extractive operations – Level 5, 4 Credits

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to

  • Prepare a safety inspection plan for extractive operations.

NZQA 8905:  Demonstrate knowledge of construction and maintenance of working surfaces at an extractive site – Level 3, 5 Credits

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to: 

  • Evaluated existing features of working surfaces.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the layout of working surfaces.
  • Describe construction methods and equipment for working surfaces.
  • Describe methods for maintaining working surfaces.

NZQA 8909:  Demonstrate knowledge of the maintenance of working surfaces at a surface extraction site – Level 2, 2 Credits

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to describe: 

  • Maintenance of a surface extraction site floor and access track.
  • The procedure for clearing oversized material from a surface extraction site working surface.
  • The procedure for maintaining safe access to surface extraction site working areas.

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 21153:   Demonstrate and apply knowledge of dewatering, pump maintenance, and settling ponds at an extractive site – Level 3, 5 Credits

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the water management system at an extractive site, and of the measurement of the volume and quality of water to be discharged from that site.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of pump maintenance.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of maintaining drains and settling ponds in accordance with resource consent conditions and company procedures.

NZQA 21155: Demonstrate knowledge of the management and use of water at an extractive site – Level 4, 7 Credits

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate:

  • Knowledge of consent conditions and the water management system for an extractive site.
  • Operation and maintenance of systems relating to water use at an extractive site.

NZQA 21156 (Includes automatic credits for Unit Standard 21154):  Demonstrate knowledge of planning and managing extraction to minimise environmental impacts – Level 5, 15 Credits

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to:

  • Explain how a plan is prepared to minimise the environmental impacts of an extractive site.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the process for seeking resource consent for an extractive site.

  • Evaluate programmes to minimise environmental impacts at an extractive site.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of how to manage an extractive site to minimise environmental impacts.

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 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 can be arranged on request.

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B Grade Quarry 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 8902:  Prepare a safety plan for extractive operations – Level 5, 4 Credits

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to

  • Prepare a safety inspection plan for extractive operations.

NZQA 8905:  Demonstrate knowledge of construction and maintenance of working surfaces at an extractive site – Level 3, 5 Credits

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to: 

  • Evaluated existing features of working surfaces.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the layout of working surfaces.
  • Describe construction methods and equipment for working surfaces.
  • Describe methods for maintaining working surfaces.

NZQA 8909:  Demonstrate knowledge of the maintenance of working surfaces at a surface extraction site – Level 2, 2 Credits

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to describe: 

  • Maintenance of a surface extraction site floor and access track.
  • The procedure for clearing oversized material from a surface extraction site working surface.
  • The procedure for maintaining safe access to surface extraction site working areas.

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 21153:   Demonstrate and apply knowledge of dewatering, pump maintenance, and settling ponds at an extractive site – Level 3, 5 Credits

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the water management system at an extractive site, and of the measurement of the volume and quality of water to be discharged from that site.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of pump maintenance.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of maintaining drains and settling ponds in accordance with resource consent conditions and company procedures.

NZQA 21155: Demonstrate knowledge of the management and use of water at an extractive site – Level 4, 7 Credits

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate:

  • Knowledge of consent conditions and the water management system for an extractive site.
  • Operation and maintenance of systems relating to water use at an extractive site.

NZQA 21156 (Includes automatic credits for Unit Standard 21154):  Demonstrate knowledge of planning and managing extraction to minimise environmental impacts – Level 5, 15 Credits

Learners credited with this unit standard are able to:

  • Explain how a plan is prepared to minimise the environmental impacts of an extractive site.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the process for seeking resource consent for an extractive site.

  • Evaluate programmes to minimise environmental impacts at an extractive site.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of how to manage an extractive site to minimise environmental impacts.

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 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 can be arranged on request.

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