Diploma of Underground Metalliferous Mining Management



RII50215 Diploma of Underground Metalliferous Mining Management offers the skills and knowledge required for mine managers in an underground metalliferous mine 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. Participants are required to demonstrate the application of a broad range of technical, managerial, coordination and planning skills and implement mine management plans.


The duration of this course is five 2-day training workshops, combined with at least five (5) years of industry experience.

Target Audience

This course specifically targets those working in roles such as; Safety Managers, Site Safety Representatives, Production Managers, Open Cut Examiners, Site Senior Executives or members of Management Teams.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification, however, it is recommended that candidates possess a combination of the following:

  • Standard 11 Generic OHS Mining Induction;
  • Mining Supervisor (S123) - RIIRIS301E Apply risk management processes, or equivalent; 
  • Risk Facilitator - RIIRIS402E Carry out the risk management process, or equivalent;
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in a management position within the resources sector;
  • Access to a resources worksite;
  • Access to internet and relevant legislation, policy and procedures, safety and health management system, SOP's, JSA's, OEM's etc.


The following provides the packaging rules for this qualification.

Total number of units = 13

7 core units plus

6 elective units, of which:

  • At least three (3) must be chosen from Group A
  • No more than three (3) may be chosen from Group B
  • No more than two (2) units may be chosen from elsewhere within this training package, or from another training package, or from an accredited course.


Core Units

  • RIICOM301E Communicate information
  • RIIERR503D Implement emergency preparedness and response systems
  • RIIGOV501D Identify, implement and maintain legal compliance requirements
  • RIIMEX502D Implement systems and methods of mining
  • RIIRAI501D Implement mine transport systems and production equipment
  • RIIRAI503D Implement site services and infrastructure systems
  • RIIWHS301D Conduct safety and health investigations

Group A Electives

  • RIIENV501D Implement and maintain environmental management plan
  • RIIENV502D Undertake process or project environmental impact assessment
  • RIIWBP502D Plan and monitor recycled material operations
  • RIIWMG501D Implement the site water management plan

Group B Electives

  • BSBMGT516 Facilitate continuous improvement
  • BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace
  • BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development
  • BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness

Draw In Electives

  • RIIERR504D Manage major incidents and emergencies
  • RIIRIS501D Implement and maintain management systems to control risk


  • Course Name
  • RII50215 Diploma Underground Metalliferous Mining Management _RPL
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RII50215 Diploma Underground Metalliferous Mining Management _RPL

Please download the RPL Kit provided and complete as per the instructions inside the document.

You will be required to upload ALL evidence in a SINGLE .zip file for assessment by the assigned Trainer and Assessor.

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be eligible for a Diploma of Underground Metalliferous Mining Management.