B Grade Tunnel Manager certificates are valid for five years and issued by the New Zealand Mining Board of Examiners (BoE). As a B Grade Tunnel Manager you are expected to interpret and implement operational plans in compliance with legislation and workplace policies and procedures while having a broad operational and theoretical knowledge. Hold knowledge of health and safety legislation, coordinate and apply risk assessment procedures with workplace health and safety procedures. Have the ability to implement processes and procedures for emergencies and provide face-to-face leadership and guidance when organising activities holding some responsibility for the performance and safety of your team.

B Grade Tunnel Manager Training

To gain this Certificate you will need to complete these standard units:

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 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.
  • 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 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 an 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 30905:   Demonstrate knowledge of the Underground Mines Emergency Protocol– Level 2, 2 Credits(Unit 30905 replaced 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 an 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-REQUISITE: 

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

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-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:

  • 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 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.
  • 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

Learners 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 32158 replaced 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 Unit 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 Unit 22445)

This unit standard is for learners whose role requires operational knowledge of New Zealand’s

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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B Grade Tunnel Manager Training

To gain this Certificate you will need to complete these standard units:

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 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.
  • 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 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 an 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 30905:   Demonstrate knowledge of the Underground Mines Emergency Protocol– Level 2, 2 Credits(Unit 30905 replaced 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 an 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-REQUISITE: 

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

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-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:

  • 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 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.
  • 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

Learners 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 32158 replaced 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 Unit 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 Unit 22445)

This unit standard is for learners whose role requires operational knowledge of New Zealand’s

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). 

Book Now

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