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Qualification Title New Zealand Diploma in Mining and Quarrying (Supervision) (Level 5) with strands in Surface, and Underground
Qualification Type Certificate
Level 5
Credits 205 - 240
Subject Area
  • Engineering and Related Technologies » Process and Resources Engineering » Mining and Resources Engineering
Strategic Purpose Statement
The purpose of this qualification is to provide the mining and quarrying industry with second-line supervisors or managers who have a broad-base of technical expertise and skills in leadership and in short- to medium-term operational planning. The mining and quarrying industry includes surface and underground sectors. The surface sector can include mining, quarrying, and/or processing. The underground sector can include mining or tunnelling.

This qualification is targeted at first-line supervisors from within the industry, or supervisors with related experience, or university graduates, who are looking to enter the mining and quarrying industry.

Learners will benefit by having a qualification which recognises technical and leadership skills and knowledge to enable improved job performance, and a credential to enhance employment opportunities.

The mining and quarrying industry will benefit by having supervisors with the skills and knowledge to undertake and implement short- to medium-term operational planning for a workplace.

The strands recognise specialist skills and knowledge specific to the surface and underground sectors within the mining and quarrying industry. Graduates will be capable of working in an autonomous supervisory or management capacity at a workplace within their specialist strand, and are likely to have control over a mining and quarrying operation, or a unit within a mining and quarrying operation.
Graduate profile
Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

- Supervise, lead and mentor staff and work teams at a mining and quarrying site.
- Apply mining and quarrying regulations and procedures, and employment policies and procedures to supervise a mining and quarrying site.
- Plan and lead risk assessment procedures and workplace health and safety and environmental procedures at a mining and quarrying site.
- Develop standard operating procedures and other workplace documentation for a mining and quarrying operation.
- Plan and lead workplace inspections and incident investigations at a mining and quarrying site.
- Communicate with mining and quarrying operation clients, internal staff and the general public to meet relevant workplace policies and procedures.

Graduates of the Surface strand will also be able to:
- Apply in-depth knowledge of surface mining, quarrying and/or processing to plan and implement safe and productive operations at a surface mining, quarrying and/or processing site.

Graduates of the Underground strand will also be able to:
- Apply in-depth knowledge of underground mining or tunnelling to plan and implement safe and productive operations at an underground mining or tunnelling site.
Education pathways
This qualification may follow on from the New Zealand Certificate in Mining and Quarrying (First-line Supervision) (Level 4) with strands in Surface and Underground [Ref: 2783].

Graduates may continue on to the New Zealand Diploma in Mining and Quarrying Management (Level 6) [Ref: 2788].
Entry Requirements
N/A
Education Organisation No organisations currently offer this qualification.
Developed By MITO New Zealand Incorporated
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 2787
Status Current
Created 2015-09-02 12:14:58.0
Next Review 2020-12-31 00:00:00.0
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