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Resources and Infrastructure RII

Overview

Commencements

Availability & Duration

Australian School-based Apprenticeships

Overview

These qualifications cover civil construction, coal mining, drilling, metalliferous mining, mineral exploration, surface extraction and processing areas of work.

‘Construction, Plumbing and Services’ is an associated industry.

Quick facts

The training units of competent structure and packing rules are detailed in Training Package documents.

The information provided here includes the most recent changes from the RII (release 7.0) Training Package.

The Resources and Infrastructure Training Package RII (release 7.0) includes 50 qualifications and 42 skill sets.

Registered Training Organisations can access the full details of this Training Package from the
training.gov.au website.

 

Career information

Qualification and job outcome information is also presented in a Job Pathways Chart.

For specific industry information click here.

More detail of how training works can be accessed here: for employers; for potential employees.

Use the My Skills site to search for Registered Training Organisations registered to deliver courses. Each State and Territory separately approves Registered Training Organisations to deliver apprenticeships and traineeships in their jurisdiction.

Qualifications Summary

RII20115 - Certificate II in Resources and Infrastructure Work Preparation

Suitable training for individuals who perform mainly routine tasks and procedures, using limited practical skills and fundamental operational knowledge.

RII20120 - Certificate II in Resources and Infrastructure Work Preparation

This qualification reflects the roles of individuals working in the resources and infrastructure industries who perform mainly routine tasks and procedures, using limited practical skills and fundamental operational knowledge, and taking some responsibility for the quality of the work outcomes.

RII20215 - Certificate II in Surface Extraction Operations

This qualification is appropriate for people working as operators on sites such as an open cut coal mine, a quarry or an open cut metalliferous mine, undertaking a prescribed range of tasks.

RII20220 - Certificate II in Surface Extraction Operations

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working as entry-level operators in open cut coal or metalliferous mines or quarries, who perform a prescribed range of tasks involving known routines and procedures, and take some responsibility for the quality of work outcomes.

RII20315 - Certificate II in Underground Coal Mining

Suitable training for an individual working as an operator in an underground coal mine, who performs a range of mainly routine tasks using limited practical skills and fundamental operational knowledge.

RII20320 - Certificate II in Underground Coal Mining

This qualification reflects the role of entry-level workers in underground coal mines, who perform a range of mainly routine tasks using limited practical skills and fundamental operational knowledge, in defined contexts working under direct supervision.

RII20415 - Certificate II in Underground Metalliferous Mining

This qualification is suitable for operators working in an underground metalliferous mine, who perform a range of mainly routine tasks using limited practical skills and fundamental operational knowledge.

RII20420 - Certificate II in Underground Metalliferous Mining

This qualification reflects the role of individuals such as entry-level operators, working in underground metalliferous mines, who perform a range of mainly routine tasks using limited practical skills and fundamental operational knowledge in a defined context, working under direct supervision.

RII20515 - Certificate II in Resource Processing

Suitable training for individuals working in a metal processing facility or a coal preparation plant, performing mainly routine, operational tasks using limited practical skills and fundamental operational knowledge.

RII20615 - Certificate II in Mining / Field Exploration

A suitable qualification for people working in a mining exploration team or working as a pit technician, who undertakes a prescribed range of functions involving known routines and procedures.

RII20715 - Certificate II in Civil Construction

A suitable qualification for individuals working in an operational role in civil construction, who undertake a prescribed range of tasks. 

RII20720 - Certificate II in Civil Construction

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working in an operational role in civil construction, who undertake a prescribed range of tasks using limited practical skills and fundamental knowledge, in a defined context working under supervision.

RII20815 - Certificate II in Bituminous Surfacing

Appropriate training for individuals working in bituminous surfacing in the Civil construction industry, performing routine tasks using practical skills and fundamental operational knowledge.

RII20819 - Certificate II in Bituminous Surfacing

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working in bituminous surfacing in the civil construction industry, performing routine tasks using practical skills and fundamental operational knowledge in a defined context, working under direct supervision.

RII20915 - Certificate II in Drilling Operations

A suitable qualification for drillers’ assistants who undertake a prescribed range of functions.

RII20920 - Certificate II in Drilling Operations

This qualification reflects the role of individuals such as assistant drillers who undertake a prescribed range of functions involving known routines and procedures.

RII21115 - Certificate II in Drilling Oil/Gas (On Shore)

This qualification reflects the role of an employee such as a floorman, who undertakes a prescribed range of functions involving known routines and procedures. 

RII21215 - Certificate II in Well Servicing Operations

A qualification for employees such as driller’s assistant, floorman, leasehand or roustabout working in well servicing. They undertake a prescribed range of functions involving known routines and procedures.

RII21315 - Certificate II in Cross Industry Operations

This qualification supports job roles for multiple industry sectors which have common entry level skill and knowledge requirements.

RII30115 - Certificate III in Surface Extraction Operations

This qualification is appropriate for production operators in an open cut mine or quarry, who perform tasks involving a broad range of skilled applications in a varied work context.

RII30120 - Certificate III in Surface Extraction Operations

This qualification reflects the role of individuals such as production operators, working in open cut coal or metalliferous mines or quarries, who perform tasks involving a broad range of skilled applications in a varied work context, using some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, services or contingency measures.

RII30218 - Certificate III in Underground Coal Operations

This qualification reflects the role of employees, such as production operators in an underground coal mine, who perform tasks involving a broad range of skilled applications in a varied work context, using some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, services and contingency measures.

RII30220 - Certificate III in Underground Coal Operations

This qualification reflects the role of skilled workers, including production operators, working in underground coal mines, who perform tasks involving a broad range of skilled applications in varied work contexts, using some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, services and contingency measures.

RII30315 - Certificate III in Underground Metalliferous Mining

Suitable training for production operators in an underground metalliferous mine, who perform tasks involving a broad range of skilled applications in a varied work contex.

RII30320 - Certificate III in Underground Metalliferous Mining

This qualification reflects the role of individuals such as shot firers, drillers and production operators, working in underground metalliferous mining, who perform tasks involving a broad range of skilled applications in a varied work context, using some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, services or contingency measures.

RII30415 - Certificate III in Resource Processing

This qualificationis suitable for production operators in a metalliferous processing facility or a coal preparation and treatment plant, who perform tasks involving a broad range of skilled applications in a varied work context.

RII30420 - Certificate III in Resource Processing

This qualification reflects the role of individuals such as production operators, working in metalliferous processing facilities or coal preparation and treatment plants, who perform tasks involving a broad range of skilled applications in a varied work context, using some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, services or contingency measures.

RII30515 - Certificate III in Mining Exploration

This qualification reflects the role of exploration geological technicians or mining geological technicians who perform tasks involving a broad range of skilled applications applied in a wide variety of contexts.

RII30520 - Certificate III in Mining Exploration

This qualification reflects the role of individuals such as exploration geological technicians or mining geological technicians who perform tasks involving a broad range of skilled applications applied in a wide variety of contexts, which may involve application of some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, services and/or contingency measures.

RII30715 - Certificate III in Mine Emergency Response and Rescue

This qualification is for response and rescue team members who work in a mine site or a construction site, who perform tasks involving a broad range of skilled applications applied in a wide variety of contexts.

RII30719 - Certificate III in Emergency Response and Rescue

This qualification reflects the role of emergency response and rescue team members working in the resources and infrastructure industries, who perform tasks involving a broad range of skilled applications in a wide variety of contexts, which involve some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, services or contingency measures.

RII30815 - Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations

This qualification is for people to be trained as skilled operators working with civil construction plant, who apply a broad range of skills in a varied work context.

RII30820 - Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working as skilled operators with civil construction plant, who apply a broad range of skills in varied work contexts, using some discretion and judgement and relevant theoretical knowledge. These individuals may provide theoretical advice and support a team.

RII30915 - Certificate III in Civil Construction

This is a broad qualification for operators working in civil construction, who apply a broad range of skills in a varied work context. It applies to specialist occupations in bituminous surfacing, bridge construction and maintenance, pipe laying, road construction and maintenance, road marking, tunnel construction, timber bridge construction and maintenance, civil construction general and traffic management occupations. 

RII30919 - Certificate III in Civil Construction

The qualification applies to specialist occupations in bituminous surfacing, bridge construction and maintenance, pipe laying, road construction and maintenance, road marking, tunnel construction, timber bridge construction and maintenance, civil construction general and traffic management occupations. The individual may provide theoretical advice and support a team.

RII30920 - Certificate III in Civil Construction

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working as skilled operators in civil construction, who apply a broad range of skills in varied work contexts, using some discretion and judgement and relevant theoretical knowledge. The individual may provide theoretical advice and support a team.

RII31215 - Certificate III in Civil Foundations

Appropriate training for operators working in foundation work in the civil construction industry, who apply a broad range of skills in a varied work context.

RII31220 - Certificate III in Civil Foundations

This qualification reflects the role of a skilled operator performing foundation work in the civil construction industry who applies a broad range of skills in a varied work context, using some discretion and judgement and relevant theoretical knowledge. The individual may provide some theoretical advice and work collaboratively to support a team.

RII31615 - Certificate III in Trenchless Technology

This qualification is for operators working in trenchless technology in the civil construction industry, who apply a broad range of skills in a varied work context.

RII31619 - Certificate III in Trenchless Technology

This qualification reflects the role of a skilled operator working in trenchless technology in the civil construction industry, who applies a broad range of skills in a varied work context, using some discretion and judgement and relevant theoretical knowledge. The individual may provide theoretical advice and support a team.

RII31815 - Certificate III in Drilling Operations

This qualification reflects the role of employees such as drillers who perform tasks involving a broad range of skilled applications applied in a wide variety of contexts.

RII31820 - Certificate III in Drilling Operations

This qualification reflects the role of individuals such as drillers who perform tasks involving a broad range of skilled applications applied in a wide variety of contexts, which may involve application of some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, services and/or contingency measures.

RII32018 - Certificate III in Drilling Oil/Gas (Onshore)

This qualification reflects the role of an employee, such as a derrickman, who performs tasks involving a broad range of skilled applications in a wide variety of contexts, which may involve some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, services and contingency measures.

RII32020 - Certificate III in Drilling Oil & Gas (Onshore)

This qualification reflects the role of individuals such as derrickmen or assistant drillers who perform tasks involving a broad range of skilled applications in a wide variety of contexts, which may involve some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, services and/or contingency measures.

RII32215 - Certificate III in Well Servicing Operations

Suitable training for employees such as derrickman, motorman, or operator on a well servicing rig. They perform tasks involving a broad range of skilled applications applied in a wide variety of contexts.

RII32218 - Certificate III in Well Servicing Operations

This qualification reflects the role of employees, such as derrickman, motorman, or operator on a well servicing rig. People in this role perform tasks involving a broad range of skilled applications in a wide variety of contexts, which may involve some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, services and contingency measures.

RII40115 - Certificate IV in Surface Extraction Operations

This qualification reflects the role of employees such as a supervisor or team leader working in an open cut mine or quarry. They perform tasks involving a broad range of varied activities most of which are complex and non-routine. 

RII40120 - Certificate IV in Surface Extraction Operations

This qualification reflects the role of individuals such as supervisors and team leaders working open cut mines or quarries. They perform tasks involving a broad range of varied activities, most of which are complex and non-routine. They are responsible for the quantity and quality of the output of others, contribute to the development of technical solutions to non-routine problems and apply safety management plans to the workplace.

RII40215 - Certificate IV in Surface Coal Mining (Open Cut Examiner)

This qualification reflects the role of employees working as an open cut examiners in surface coal mines. 

RII40220 - Certificate IV in Surface Coal Mining (Open Cut Examiner)

This qualification reflects the role of individuals, including open cut examiners, working in surface coal mines, who perform tasks involving a broad range of day-to-day, operational activities in their area of responsibility.

RII40315 - Certificate IV in Metalliferous Mining Operations (Underground)

Suitable training for employees such as a supervisor or team leader in an underground metalliferous mine. 

RII40320 - Certificate IV in Underground Metalliferous Mining Operations

This qualification reflects the role of individuals such as supervisors or team leaders, working in underground metalliferous mines, who perform tasks involving a broad range of varied activities, most of which are complex and non-routine. They are responsible for the quantity and quality of the output of others, contribute to the development of technical solutions to non-routine problems and apply mine management plans to the workplace. This qualification is not applicable to coal mining.

RII40415 - Certificate IV in Underground Coal Operations

This qualification reflects the role of employees such as mine supervisor, team leader or deputy, in an underground coal mine who perform tasks involving a broad range of varied activities. 

RII40420 - Certificate IV in Underground Coal Operations

This qualification reflects the roles of individuals, including mine supervisors or deputies, working in underground coal mines, who perform tasks involving a broad range of day-to-day, operational activities in their area of responsibility.

RII40515 - Certificate IV in Resource Processing

This qualification is suitable for employees such as a supervisor or team leader working in a metal or coal processing facility.

RII40520 - Certificate IV in Resource Processing

This qualification reflects the role of individuals such as supervisors or team leaders, working in metalliferous processing facilities or coal preparation and treatment plants, who perform tasks involving a broad range of varied activities, most of which are complex and non-routine. They are responsible for the quantity and quality of the output of others, contribute to the development of technical solutions to non-routine problems and apply safety management plans to the workplace.

RII40615 - Certificate IV in Civil Construction Operations

This training is appropriate for specialist civil construction personnel who perform technical specialist tasks. 

RII40715 - Certificate IV in Civil Construction Supervision

A suitable qualification for employees working in supervisory positions in civil construction. 

RII40720 - Certificate IV in Civil Construction

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working in supervisory and technical specialist positions in civil construction. They perform tasks involving a broad range of varied work activities most of which are specialised and within known or changing contexts. They are responsible for the quantity and quality of their own work, as well as for the output of others. They contribute to the development of technical solutions to non-routine problems.

RII40815 - Certificate IV in Civil Construction Design

This qualification reflects the role of people providing design support for professional engineers. 

RII40820 - Certificate IV in Civil Construction Design

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who provide design support for professional engineers. They perform tasks involving a broad range of work activities, most of which are specialised and within known or changing contexts and could include civil works drafting. In their area of responsibility, they apply design work instructions and practices to ensure the quantity and quality of their own work and the output of others. They contribute to the development of technical solutions to non-routine problems.

RII40920 - Certificate IV in Drilling Operations

This qualification reflects the role of individuals such as senior drillers or supervisors. They perform tasks involving a broad range of varied activities most of which are complex and non-routine. They are responsible for the quantity and quality of the output of others and contribute to the development of technical solutions to non-routine problems.

RII41115 - Certificate IV in Drilling Oil & Gas (On shore)

This qualification reflects the role of employees such as senior drillers working in an on shore oil/gas context.

RII41120 - Certificate IV in Drilling Oil & Gas (Onshore)

This qualification reflects the role of individuals such as drillers working in an onshore oil & gas context. They perform tasks involving a broad range of varied activities most of which are complex and non-routine. They are responsible for the quantity and quality of the output of others and contribute to the development of technical solutions to non-routine problems.

RII41215 - Certificate IV in Well Servicing Operations

This qualification is appropriate for employees such as drillers or operators working in a well servicing context. 

RII41220 - Certificate IV in Well Servicing Operations

This qualification reflects the role of individuals such as drillers or operators working in a well servicing context. They perform tasks involving a broad range of varied activities most of which are complex and non-routine.

RII50115 - Diploma of Surface Operations Management

Suitable training for the role of mine managers in an open cut coal or metalliferous mine or a quarry, who perform tasks involving a high level of autonomy and requiring the application of significant judgement. 

RII50120 - Diploma of Surface Operations Management

This qualification reflects the role of individuals such as mine managers, working in open cut coal or metalliferous mines or quarries. They perform tasks involving a high level of autonomy and requiring the application of significant judgement in planning and determining the selection of equipment, roles and techniques for themselves and others. They are required to demonstrate the application of a broad range of technical, managerial, coordination and planning skills, and implement safety management plans.

RII50315 - Diploma of Minerals Processing

This qualification is suitable for metal or coal processing facility managers who perform tasks involving a high level of autonomy and requiring the application of significant judgement.

RII50415 - Diploma of Civil Construction Management

This qualification reflects the role of personnel working on a single or a group of civil construction sites, who perform tasks involving a high level of autonomy and require the application of significant judgement.

RII50420 - Diploma of Civil Construction Management

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working on a single or a group of civil construction sites, who perform tasks involving a high level of autonomy and require the application of significant judgement in planning and determining the selection of equipment, roles and techniques for themselves and others. They are required to develop site specific work instructions and practices to ensure the implementation of the site management systems, plans and policies. They demonstrate the application of a broad range of technical, managerial, coordination and planning skills.

RII50515 - Diploma of Civil Construction Design

This qualification is appropriate for personnel working as designers or design para-professionals who support professional engineers. 

RII50520 - Diploma of Civil Construction Design

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working as designers or design paraprofessionals who support professional engineers. They perform tasks involving a high level of autonomy and requiring the application of significant judgement in planning and determining the selection of equipment/roles/techniques for themselves and others. They are required to develop site specific work designs to ensure the implementation of the client’s site requirements. They demonstrate the application of a broad range of technical, managerial, coordination and planning skills.

RII50615 - Diploma of Drilling Operations

Suitable training for senior drillers or field supervisors. They perform tasks involving a broad range of varied activities most of which are complex and non-routine. 

RII50815 - Diploma of Drilling Oil & Gas

This qualification reflects the role of a supervisor in a drilling operation. The tasks performed involve a high level of autonomy and require the application of significant judgement.

RII50820 - Diploma of Drilling Oil & Gas (Onshore)

This qualification reflects the role of individuals such as supervisors in drilling operations. The tasks performed involve a high level of autonomy and require the application of significant judgement in planning and determining the selection of equipment/roles/techniques for themselves and others. They are required to demonstrate the application of a broad range of technical, managerial, coordination and planning skills.

RII50915 - Diploma of Underground Coal Mining Management

Suitable training for mine managers who work in an underground coal mine who perform tasks involving a high level of autonomy and requiring the application of significant judgement.

RII50920 - Diploma of Underground Coal Mining Management

This qualification reflects the role of individuals, including undermanagers or shift supervisors, working in underground coal mines, who perform tasks involving a high level of autonomy and are required to apply significant judgement in planning and determining the selection of equipment, roles, and methods for themselves and others. They are responsible for planning, implementing and coordinating safety and health management plans and instructing on and verifying workplace safety and health related requirements across the shift.

RII51015 - Diploma of Well Servicing Operations

This qualification reflects the role of a supervisor in a well servicing operation. The tasks performed by the supervisor in well servicing involve a high level of autonomy and require the application of significant judgement.

RII51020 - Diploma of Well Servicing Operations

This qualification reflects the role of individuals such as supervisors in well servicing operations. The tasks performed by the supervisor in well servicing involve a high level of autonomy and require the application of significant judgement in planning and determining the selection of equipment/roles/techniques for themselves and others.

RII60215 - Advanced Diploma of Extractive Industries Management

This qualification reflects the role of personnel working in a quarry or other extractive industries operations that perform tasks that are broad, specialised, complex and technical.

RII60220 - Advanced Diploma of Extractive Industries Management

This qualification reflects the role of individuals, such as quarry managers, working in quarries or other extractive industry operations who perform tasks that are broad, specialised, complex and technical, and include strategic areas and initiating activities. They are responsible for the establishment of the site management systems, plans and policies, and are required to demonstrate self-directed application of theoretical and technical knowledge, and initiate solutions to technical problems or management requirements.

RII60320 - Advanced Diploma of Underground Coal Mining Management

This qualification reflects the role of individuals, including mine managers or mining engineering managers, who perform complex, non-routine tasks involving strategic and planning activities for underground coal mines. They are responsible for establishing and maintaining operational systems and plans, including safety and health, environmental and management systems, providing leadership and mentoring to others, and understanding and managing requirements for mine sites.

RII60415 - Advanced Diploma of Drilling Management

This qualification reflects the role of managers in drilling who perform tasks that are broad, specialised, complex and technical.

RII60515 - Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction Design

 This qualification reflects the role of senior civil works designers or para-professional designers who support professional engineers. They perform tasks that are broad, specialised, complex and technical.

RII60520 - Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction Design

This qualification reflects the role of an individual working as a senior civil works designer or a para-professional designer, who supports professional engineers. They perform tasks that are broad, specialised, complex and technical and include strategic areas and initiating activities. They are responsible for the design of complex projects to ensure the implementation of the client’s site requirements and are required to demonstrate self-directed application of theoretical and technical knowledge and initiate solutions to technical problems or management requirements.

RII60615 - Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction

This qualification reflects the role of managers working in civil construction who perform tasks that are broad, specialised, complex and technical.  

RII60620 - Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working as managers in civil construction who perform tasks that are broad, specialised, complex and technical and include strategic areas and initiating activities. They are responsible for the establishment of the site management systems, plans and policies and are required to demonstrate self-directed application of theoretical and technical knowledge and initiate solutions to technical problems or management requirements.

Note: Employers should be aware that this information is provided as a guide only to the content and use of the Training Package. Employers should seek advice from an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network (Apprenticeship Network) provider or Registered Training Organisation for more detail.

Commencements
  NSW VIC QLD WA SA TAS ACT NT
RII20115 - Certificate II in Resources and Infrastructure Work Preparation
Annual Commencements 0 0 0 0 0 5 20 5
RII20215 - Certificate II in Surface Extraction Operations
Annual Commencements 0 0 15 70 5 0 0 0
RII20315 - Certificate II in Underground Coal Mining
Annual Commencements 0 0 30 0 0 0 0 0
RII20415 - Certificate II in Underground Metalliferous Mining
Annual Commencements 0 0 40 530 60 0 0 0
RII20515 - Certificate II in Resource Processing
Annual Commencements 0 0 5 35 0 0 0 0
RII20715 - Certificate II in Civil Construction
Annual Commencements 65 0 50 45 10 0 0 5
RII20915 - Certificate II in Drilling Operations
Annual Commencements 10 5 30 460 5 10 0 5
RII21215 - Certificate II in Well Servicing Operations
Annual Commencements 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0
RII30115 - Certificate III in Surface Extraction Operations
Annual Commencements 205 0 270 205 25 30 0 15
RII30218 - Certificate III in Underground Coal Operations
Annual Commencements 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
RII30315 - Certificate III in Underground Metalliferous Mining
Annual Commencements 55 0 5 85 5 5 0 0
RII30415 - Certificate III in Resource Processing
Annual Commencements 0 0 10 50 0 15 0 0
RII30815 - Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations
Annual Commencements 180 40 755 45 50 60 40 45
RII30915 - Certificate III in Civil Construction
Annual Commencements 120 335 650 70 5 25 15 5
RII30919 - Certificate III in Civil Construction
Annual Commencements 60 0 90 5 55 0 0 0
RII31215 - Certificate III in Civil Foundations
Annual Commencements 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0
RII31615 - Certificate III in Trenchless Technology
Annual Commencements 0 0 0 15 0 0 0 0
RII31815 - Certificate III in Drilling Operations
Annual Commencements 5 0 20 150 5 0 0 0
RII32218 - Certificate III in Well Servicing Operations
Annual Commencements 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0
RII40115 - Certificate IV in Surface Extraction Operations
Annual Commencements 0 0 5 0 5 0 0 0
RII40715 - Certificate IV in Civil Construction Supervision
Annual Commencements 15 45 35 45 25 0 5 0
RII40815 - Certificate IV in Civil Construction Design
Annual Commencements 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
RII40915 - Certificate IV in Drilling Operations
Annual Commencements 0 0 10 45 0 0 0 0
RII50115 - Diploma of Surface Operations Management
Annual Commencements 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0
RII50515 - Diploma of Civil Construction Design
Annual Commencements 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Commencement data source: National Apprentices and Trainees collection, VOCSTATS, extracted 12/04/2021, rounded estimates for October 2019 to September 2020. Qualifications with no recorded commencements may not appear. This data is for general information purposes only.

Availability and Duration
  NSW VIC QLD WA SA TAS ACT NT
RII20115 - Certificate II in Resources and Infrastructure Work Preparation
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 12 mths
Part Time
Classification * T T
RII20120 - Certificate II in Resources and Infrastructure Work Preparation
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths
Part Time
Classification *
RII20215 - Certificate II in Surface Extraction Operations
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 12 mths 12 mths 12 mths 12 mths 12 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T * T T
RII20220 - Certificate II in Surface Extraction Operations
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 12 mths
Part Time
Classification T T *
RII20315 - Certificate II in Underground Coal Mining
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 12 mths
Part Time
Classification T * T
RII20320 - Certificate II in Underground Coal Mining
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths
Part Time
Classification T *
RII20415 - Certificate II in Underground Metalliferous Mining
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 12 mths 12 mths 12 mths
Part Time
Classification T T * T
RII20420 - Certificate II in Underground Metalliferous Mining
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths
Part Time
Classification T *
RII20515 - Certificate II in Resource Processing
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 12 mths 12 mths
Part Time
Classification T T * T
RII20615 - Certificate II in Mining / Field Exploration
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 12 mths
Part Time
Classification T * T
RII20715 - Certificate II in Civil Construction
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 12 mths 12 mths 12 mths 12 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T * T T
RII20720 - Certificate II in Civil Construction
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 18 mths
Part Time
Classification T T *
RII20815 - Certificate II in Bituminous Surfacing
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths
Part Time
Classification * T
RII20819 - Certificate II in Bituminous Surfacing
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 12 mths 12 mths
Part Time
Classification T T * T
RII20915 - Certificate II in Drilling Operations
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 12 mths 12 mths
Part Time
Classification T T * T
RII20920 - Certificate II in Drilling Operations
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 12 mths 12 mths 12 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T *
RII21115 - Certificate II in Drilling Oil/Gas (On Shore)
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 12 mths
Part Time
Classification T * T
RII21215 - Certificate II in Well Servicing Operations
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 12 mths
Part Time
Classification T * T
RII21315 - Certificate II in Cross Industry Operations
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths
Part Time
Classification * T
RII30115 - Certificate III in Surface Extraction Operations
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T * T T
RII30120 - Certificate III in Surface Extraction Operations
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T *
RII30218 - Certificate III in Underground Coal Operations
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths
Part Time
Classification T *
RII30220 - Certificate III in Underground Coal Operations
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths
Part Time
Classification T *
RII30315 - Certificate III in Underground Metalliferous Mining
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T * T
RII30320 - Certificate III in Underground Metalliferous Mining
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T *
RII30415 - Certificate III in Resource Processing
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T * T
RII30420 - Certificate III in Resource Processing
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T *
RII30515 - Certificate III in Mining Exploration
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths
Part Time
Classification * T
RII30520 - Certificate III in Mining Exploration
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths
Part Time
Classification T *
RII30715 - Certificate III in Mine Emergency Response and Rescue
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths
Part Time
Classification * T
RII30719 - Certificate III in Emergency Response and Rescue
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 18 mths 18 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T *
RII30815 - Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths 36 mths 24 mths 36 mths 36 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification T A T * A T
RII30820 - Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification A A *
RII30915 - Certificate III in Civil Construction
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths
Part Time
Classification * T
RII30919 - Certificate III in Civil Construction, Road Builder
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths 36 mths 24 mths 36 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T * A
RII30919 - Certificate III in Civil Construction, Bridge Constructor
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths 36 mths 24 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T *
RII30919 - Certificate III in Civil Construction, Construction Worker
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths 24 mths 36 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification A T * A
RII30919 - Certificate III in Civil Construction, Road Marker
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths 36 mths 12 mths 36 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T * A
RII30919 - Certificate III in Civil Construction, Road Paver
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths 36 mths 24 mths 36 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T * A
RII30919 - Certificate III in Civil Construction, Timber Bridge Constructor
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths 36 mths 24 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T *
RII30919 - Certificate III in Civil Construction, Traffic Control Worker
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths 36 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification T T *
RII30919 - Certificate III in Civil Construction, Tunnel Constructor
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths 24 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification T T *
RII30919 - Certificate III in Civil Construction, Utilities Industry Worker
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths 24 mths 36 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification T T * A
RII30920 - Certificate III in Civil Construction, Road Paver
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification A A *
RII30920 - Certificate III in Civil Construction, Bridge Construction Worker
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification A A *
RII30920 - Certificate III in Civil Construction, Utilities Industry Worker
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification A A *
RII30920 - Certificate III in Civil Construction, Road Builder
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification A A *
RII30920 - Certificate III in Civil Construction, Road Marker
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

30 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification T A *
RII30920 - Certificate III in Civil Construction, Tunnel Construction Worker
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification A A *
RII30920 - Certificate III in Civil Construction, Timber Bridge Construction Worker
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification A A *
RII30920 - Certificate III in Civil Construction, Traffic Control Worker
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

30 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification T A *
RII30920 - Certificate III in Civil Construction, Construction Worker
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification A A *
RII31215 - Certificate III in Civil Foundations
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification T T * T
RII31220 - Certificate III in Civil Foundations
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths
Part Time
Classification T *
RII31615 - Certificate III in Trenchless Technology
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths
Part Time
Classification * T
RII31619 - Certificate III in Trenchless Technology
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T *
RII31815 - Certificate III in Drilling Operations
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 18 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T * T
RII31820 - Certificate III in Drilling Operations
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T *
RII32018 - Certificate III in Drilling Oil/Gas (Onshore)
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths
Part Time
Classification T *
RII32020 - Certificate III in Drilling Oil & Gas (Onshore)
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths
Part Time
Classification T *
RII32215 - Certificate III in Well Servicing Operations
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths
Part Time
Classification * T
RII32218 - Certificate III in Well Servicing Operations
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths
Part Time
Classification T *
RII40115 - Certificate IV in Surface Extraction Operations
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths 36 mths 24 mths 36 mths 36 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T * T T
RII40120 - Certificate IV in Surface Extraction Operations
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification T T *
RII40215 - Certificate IV in Surface Coal Mining (Open Cut Examiner)
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths
Part Time
Classification * T
RII40220 - Certificate IV in Surface Coal Mining (Open Cut Examiner)
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths
Part Time
Classification T *
RII40315 - Certificate IV in Metalliferous Mining Operations (Underground)
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification T * T
RII40320 - Certificate IV in Underground Metalliferous Mining Operations
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths
Part Time
Classification T *
RII40415 - Certificate IV in Underground Coal Operations
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths
Part Time
Classification * T
RII40420 - Certificate IV in Underground Coal Operations
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

30 mths
Part Time
Classification T *
RII40515 - Certificate IV in Resource Processing
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification T * T
RII40520 - Certificate IV in Resource Processing
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths
Part Time
Classification T *
RII40615 - Certificate IV in Civil Construction Operations
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

30 mths 30 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification T T * T
RII40715 - Certificate IV in Civil Construction Supervision
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

30 mths 30 mths 18 mths 36 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T * T T
RII40720 - Certificate IV in Civil Construction
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

30 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T *
RII40815 - Certificate IV in Civil Construction Design
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 36 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification T * T
RII40820 - Certificate IV in Civil Construction Design
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

30 mths
Part Time
Classification T *
RII40915 - Certificate IV in Drilling Operations
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths 24 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification T T * T
RII40920 - Certificate IV in Drilling Operations
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification T *
RII41115 - Certificate IV in Drilling Oil & Gas (On shore)
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

18 mths
Part Time
Classification * T
RII41120 - Certificate IV in Drilling Oil & Gas (Onshore)
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

30 mths
Part Time
Classification T *
RII41215 - Certificate IV in Well Servicing Operations
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths
Part Time
Classification * T
RII41220 - Certificate IV in Well Servicing Operations
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths
Part Time
Classification T *
RII50115 - Diploma of Surface Operations Management
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths 36 mths 36 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T * T T
RII50120 - Diploma of Surface Operations Management
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification T T *
RII50315 - Diploma of Minerals Processing
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

30 mths 36 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification T T * T
RII50415 - Diploma of Civil Construction Management
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths 36 mths 24 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification T T * T T
RII50420 - Diploma of Civil Construction Management
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths
Part Time
Classification T *
RII50515 - Diploma of Civil Construction Design
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths 36 mths 36 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification T * T T
RII50520 - Diploma of Civil Construction Design
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths
Part Time
Classification T *
RII50615 - Diploma of Drilling Operations
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths
Part Time
Classification * T
RII50815 - Diploma of Drilling Oil & Gas
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths
Part Time
Classification * T
RII50820 - Diploma of Drilling Oil & Gas (Onshore)
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths
Part Time
Classification T *
RII50915 - Diploma of Underground Coal Mining Management
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths
Part Time
Classification * T
RII50920 - Diploma of Underground Coal Mining Management
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths
Part Time
Classification T *
RII51015 - Diploma of Well Servicing Operations
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

48 mths
Part Time
Classification * T
RII51020 - Diploma of Well Servicing Operations
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

48 mths
Part Time
Classification T *
RII60215 - Advanced Diploma of Extractive Industries Management
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

30 mths
Part Time
Classification T *
RII60220 - Advanced Diploma of Extractive Industries Management
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

48 mths
Part Time
Classification T *
RII60320 - Advanced Diploma of Underground Coal Mining Management
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

48 mths
Part Time
Classification T *
RII60415 - Advanced Diploma of Drilling Management
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

48 mths
Part Time
Classification T *
RII60515 - Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction Design
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification T * T
RII60520 - Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction Design
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths
Part Time
Classification T *
RII60615 - Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification T * T
RII60620 - Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths
Part Time
Classification T *

Legend: = Yes, = No, A = identified by the State or Territory as an Apprenticeship, T = identified by the State or Territory as a Traineeship, * = An approved qualification in Tasmania is available as an Apprenticeship/Traineeship.

Availability of Australian Apprenticeships and Nominal Duration (in months)
A Qualification registered by a State or Territory as available as an Australian Apprenticeship may not be eligible for public funding support, check with the relevant State or Territory Training Authority.

Nominal durations listed are for full time occuptations, stated in months. In some cases nominal durations provided may not include the completion of pre-requisites. This data is sourced from State and Territory Training Authorities and is provided for information only and must be confirmed with these authorities.

Australian School-based Apprenticeships
  NSW VIC QLD WA SA TAS ACT NT
RII20115 - Certificate II in Resources and Infrastructure Work Preparation
Availability
RII20120 - Certificate II in Resources and Infrastructure Work Preparation
Availability
RII20215 - Certificate II in Surface Extraction Operations
Availability
RII20220 - Certificate II in Surface Extraction Operations
Availability
RII20315 - Certificate II in Underground Coal Mining
Availability
RII20415 - Certificate II in Underground Metalliferous Mining
Availability
RII20420 - Certificate II in Underground Metalliferous Mining
Availability
RII20515 - Certificate II in Resource Processing
Availability
RII20615 - Certificate II in Mining / Field Exploration
Availability
RII20715 - Certificate II in Civil Construction
Availability
RII20720 - Certificate II in Civil Construction
Availability
RII20815 - Certificate II in Bituminous Surfacing
Availability
RII20819 - Certificate II in Bituminous Surfacing
Availability
RII20915 - Certificate II in Drilling Operations
Availability
RII20920 - Certificate II in Drilling Operations
Availability
RII21115 - Certificate II in Drilling Oil/Gas (On Shore)
Availability
RII21215 - Certificate II in Well Servicing Operations
Availability
RII21315 - Certificate II in Cross Industry Operations
Availability
RII30115 - Certificate III in Surface Extraction Operations
Availability
RII30120 - Certificate III in Surface Extraction Operations
Availability
RII30218 - Certificate III in Underground Coal Operations
Availability
RII30315 - Certificate III in Underground Metalliferous Mining
Availability
RII30320 - Certificate III in Underground Metalliferous Mining
Availability
RII30415 - Certificate III in Resource Processing
Availability
RII30420 - Certificate III in Resource Processing
Availability
RII30515 - Certificate III in Mining Exploration
Availability
RII30715 - Certificate III in Mine Emergency Response and Rescue
Availability
RII30719 - Certificate III in Emergency Response and Rescue
Availability
RII30815 - Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations
Availability
RII30820 - Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations
Availability
RII30915 - Certificate III in Civil Construction
Availability
RII30919 - Certificate III in Civil Construction
Availability
RII30920 - Certificate III in Civil Construction
Availability
RII31215 - Certificate III in Civil Foundations
Availability
RII31615 - Certificate III in Trenchless Technology
Availability
RII31619 - Certificate III in Trenchless Technology
Availability
RII31815 - Certificate III in Drilling Operations
Availability
RII31820 - Certificate III in Drilling Operations
Availability
RII32018 - Certificate III in Drilling Oil/Gas (Onshore)
Availability
RII32020 - Certificate III in Drilling Oil & Gas (Onshore)
Availability
RII32215 - Certificate III in Well Servicing Operations
Availability
RII32218 - Certificate III in Well Servicing Operations
Availability
RII40115 - Certificate IV in Surface Extraction Operations
Availability
RII40120 - Certificate IV in Surface Extraction Operations
Availability
RII40320 - Certificate IV in Underground Metalliferous Mining Operations
Availability
RII40520 - Certificate IV in Resource Processing
Availability
RII40615 - Certificate IV in Civil Construction Operations
Availability
RII40715 - Certificate IV in Civil Construction Supervision
Availability
RII40720 - Certificate IV in Civil Construction
Availability
RII40915 - Certificate IV in Drilling Operations
Availability
RII50115 - Diploma of Surface Operations Management
Availability
RII50120 - Diploma of Surface Operations Management
Availability
RII50315 - Diploma of Minerals Processing
Availability
RII50415 - Diploma of Civil Construction Management
Availability

Legend: = Yes, = No

This information generally reflects availability of ASbAs that may contribute to study scores. In some cases ASbAs allow an individual to start training in a qualification that can be completed after they leave secondary school. Australian Apprenticeships may also be undertaken as part-time employment. Please note that applicable industrial arrangements must allow for ASbAs. Visit the relevant State or Territory website for more detailed information (click on the State or Territory link provided).