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Certificate II in Resources and Infrastructure Work Preparation (RII20115)

Course summary

This qualification reflects the roles of individuals 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.

Participants will learn the basics of health and safety, risk management, communication, planning and preparing to undertake a task, hand and power tool operation, measurements and calculations.

Course details

Course Type Qualification
Student Availability
  • - Domestic
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
How to Apply Please Enquire
Study Area
  • - Mining and Energy
  • - VET in Schools
  • - Work and Study Preparation
Skill Area
  • - Mining
AQF Level Level 2: Certificate II

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements. It is recommended that students have a sound knowledge of Year 10 Maths and English. 

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

This course is a pathway qualification and will prepare you to undertake a Certificate III level course from the resources and infrastructure industry.

Course Structures

Please select a Course Structure from the options below:

Standard Course Structure

RIIENV201D Identify and Assess Environmental and Heritage Concerns
RIIRIS201D Conduct local risk control
RIIWHS201D Work safely and follow OHS policies and procedures
RIIBEF201D Plan and organise work
RIICCM201D Carry out measurements and calculations
RIICOM201D Communicate in the Workplace
RIISAM201D Handle resources and infrastructure materials and safely dispose of non toxic materials
RIISAM203D Use hand and power tools
RIISAM207D Apply Operational Maintenance Skills
Study Sequence
Enrol into all nine units at once.

Course Assessment Information

Assessment Types
Written/Electronic Assessment
Practical Task

Course Availabilities

Distance Education - VET in Schools (VETiS)

There is one intake for this course in Term 1 2017.

Duration and dates
12 months.

Nine (9) units must be successfully completed – three (3) core units and six (6) electives.


This course will commence from Monday, 13 February 2017 and will end Friday, 27 October 2017.

Students will need to apply for this delivery mode through their High School VET Coordinator. 

2018 Unit Availabilities

Unit availabilities have not yet been finalised for this course.

Please check this page regularly for updates.

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Resource Requirements

Students are required to supply their own personal protective equipment as required including appropriate clothing and footwear.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required:

  • Safety glasses
  • Ear plugs
  • Steel capped boots

Students will also need to bring a notebook and pen to any on-campus classes.

Practical Placement Information

Student's studying by Distance Education will need to undertake a practical placement. 

Practical components will be assessed based on school visits and a practical portfolio of work completed at school.