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Qualification Title New Zealand Certificate in Mining and Quarrying (Level 2)
Qualification Type Certificate
Level 2
Credits 40
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 industries with people who have sufficient foundation knowledge and ability to work safely in the industry at entry level.

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 is a foundation certificate suitable for all entrants to the mining and quarrying industry.

Learners will benefit by having a qualification which recognises the competency requirements for mine workers to work unaccompanied.

The mining and quarrying industry will benefit by having entry-level workers with the skills and knowledge to safely undertake entry-level tasks within the workplace.

Graduates will have the necessary foundation skills and knowledge to work safely within the mining and quarrying industry at an entry level, as directed under supervision.
Graduate profile
Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

- Understand how health and safety is applied in the mining and quarrying industry, to undertake safety-related tasks, under supervision.
- Demonstrate foundation understanding and ability to safely complete entry-level tasks related to mining and quarrying operations and processes under supervision.
- Communicate orally and in writing at a foundation level, within a mining and quarrying workplace, to contribute to team performance.
Education pathways
This qualification will equip graduates with the skills, knowledge and competencies that will be needed for higher level mining and quarrying qualifications including:
-New Zealand Certificate in Surface Mining and Quarrying, (Level 3) [Ref: 2785]
-New Zealand Certificate in Underground Mining (Level 3) [Ref: 2786]
-New Zealand Certificate in Mining and Quarrying (First-line Supervision) (Level 4) with strands in Surface and Underground [Ref: 2783]
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 2931
Status Current
Created 2015-09-02 12:15:22.0
Next Review 2020-12-31 00:00:00.0
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