Certificate of Competence (COC) for Key Quarry, Tunnel, and Mine Managers. There is a requirement under the gazetted notice relating to the Mining Administration Regulations and Certificate of Competence.

Certificate of Competence (COC) for Key Quarry, Tunnel and Mine Personnel

In order to gain this COC certificate you will need to be able to demonstrate some or all the skills in the following areas:

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

This unit standard comprises this cover sheet and the Australian unit of competency RIIRIS402E.

People credited with this standard are able to:

  • Planning and preparing for implementing the risk management process.
  • Identifying potential actions, decide on an action, and implement or facilitate action.
  • Identifying hazards, assess risk, and unacceptable risk.
  • Reviewing the implementation of action, audit the risk management process, and completing records and reports

NZQA 16686: Conducting an incident investigation at an extractive site - Level 5, 8 Credits

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

Explain the concepts of multiple causations and root-cause analysis. Conduct an incident investigation at an extractive site.

NZQA 26855: Analysing Human Factors present in workplace practices at an extractive site Level4, 10 Credits

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

  • Demonstrating knowledge of concepts and principles related to Human Factors
  • Recommending controls that will reduce the likelihood of error-producing conditions resulting from Human Factors in the underlying workplace practice
  • Analysing workplace practices by examining Human Factors that could contribute to error producing conditions

NZQA 29553: Demonstrating basic knowledge of New Zealand’s Coordinated Incident Management System (CIMS) - Level 4, 2 Credits 

This unit standard is for people whose role requires operational knowledge of New Zealand’s Coordinated Incident Management System.

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

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

NZQA 29554: Apply operational knowledge of New Zealand’s Coordinated Incident Management System (CIMS) - Level 4, 3 Credits 

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

People 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 32158: Demonstrate basic knowledge of New Zealand’s Coordinated Incident Management System - Level 3, 2 Credits

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

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

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

NZQA 17694: Demonstrating knowledge of explosives and their properties - Level 3, 10 Credits 

People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate:

Knowledge of current legislative and licensing requirements associated with explosives.

Knowledge of explosives products and related equipment.

NZQA 21152: Demonstrating and applying knowledge of storing explosives for use - Level 4, 10 Credits 

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

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

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

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

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

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

People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate:

Knowledge of pneumatic and hydraulic plants and equipment used in extractive operations.

Trainees are supported outside the block course by experienced trainers.

Please contact us if you need more information about the course

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Certificate of Competence (COC) for Key Quarry, Tunnel and Mine Personnel

In order to gain this COC certificate you will need to be able to demonstrate some or all the skills in the following areas:

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

This unit standard comprises this cover sheet and the Australian unit of competency RIIRIS402E.

People credited with this standard are able to:

  • Planning and preparing for implementing the risk management process.
  • Identifying potential actions, decide on an action, and implement or facilitate action.
  • Identifying hazards, assess risk, and unacceptable risk.
  • Reviewing the implementation of action, audit the risk management process, and completing records and reports

NZQA 16686: Conducting an incident investigation at an extractive site - Level 5, 8 Credits

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

Explain the concepts of multiple causations and root-cause analysis. Conduct an incident investigation at an extractive site.

NZQA 26855: Analysing Human Factors present in workplace practices at an extractive site Level4, 10 Credits

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

  • Demonstrating knowledge of concepts and principles related to Human Factors
  • Recommending controls that will reduce the likelihood of error-producing conditions resulting from Human Factors in the underlying workplace practice
  • Analysing workplace practices by examining Human Factors that could contribute to error producing conditions

NZQA 29553: Demonstrating basic knowledge of New Zealand’s Coordinated Incident Management System (CIMS) - Level 4, 2 Credits 

This unit standard is for people whose role requires operational knowledge of New Zealand’s Coordinated Incident Management System.

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

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

NZQA 29554: Apply operational knowledge of New Zealand’s Coordinated Incident Management System (CIMS) - Level 4, 3 Credits 

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

People 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 32158: Demonstrate basic knowledge of New Zealand’s Coordinated Incident Management System - Level 3, 2 Credits

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

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

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

NZQA 17694: Demonstrating knowledge of explosives and their properties - Level 3, 10 Credits 

People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate:

Knowledge of current legislative and licensing requirements associated with explosives.

Knowledge of explosives products and related equipment.

NZQA 21152: Demonstrating and applying knowledge of storing explosives for use - Level 4, 10 Credits 

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

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

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

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

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

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

People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate:

Knowledge of pneumatic and hydraulic plants and equipment used in extractive operations.

Trainees are supported outside the block course by experienced trainers.

Please contact us if you need more information about the course

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