Qualification Overview

Qualification Title New Zealand Certificate in Mine Surveying (Level 6)
Qualification Type Certificate
Level 6
Credits 105
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 industry with mine surveyors who are able to undertake and implement all aspects of preparing for and completing surveys and plans at a mine site.

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

The mining industry will benefit by having credentialed mine surveyors.

This qualification is targeted at qualified surveyors.

Graduates will be capable of working in an autonomous capacity.
Graduate profile
Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

- Apply in-depth technical knowledge of specialist survey techniques and the mining workplace to work as a mine surveyor.
- Apply in-depth technical knowledge of mining methods and related geology to work as a mine surveyor.
- Apply regulatory requirements, lead work teams, and communicate with internal and external stakeholders as necessary to complete surveys and submit plans at a mine site.
Education pathways
This qualification follows on from the New Zealand Diploma in Surveying (Level 6) [Ref: 2957].

The qualification has no further direct educational pathways in New Zealand in relation to mine surveying.
Employment pathways
Graduates are able to work as mine surveyors.

Graduates may be appointed to the statutory role of Mine Surveyor provided they also hold a Certificate of Competence as required by the Health and Safety in Employment (Mining Operations and Quarrying Operations) Regulations 2013.

A graduate of this qualification, provided their programme of study or training programme contained the unit standards required, could apply for a Certificate of Competence relevant to their work as a mine surveyor. Additional statutory requirements must be met before a Certificate of Competence can be issued.To find out more about employment opportunities click on the CareersNZ logo, then the provider who offers this qualification.
Entry Requirements
N/A
Education Organisation Te Pukenga WBL Ltd. T/A MITO
Developed By Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 3166
Status Current
Created December 2015
Next Review December 2020
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