This qualification reflects the role of individuals such as mine managers, working in open cut coal or metalliferous mines or quarries. They perform tasks involving a high level of autonomy and requiring the application of significant judgement in planning and determining the selection of equipment, roles and techniques for themselves and others. They are required to demonstrate the application of a broad range of technical, managerial, coordination and planning skills, and implement safety management plans.

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Set One: Compliance, Risk and Safety

BSBWHS521 Ensure a safe workplace for a work area

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish, maintain and evaluate an organisation’s work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and programs in a work area to ensure a safe workplace, according to WHS legislative requirements. It takes a systems approach and addresses compliance with relevant legislative requirements.

The unit applies to those working in a range of contexts who have, or are likely to have, responsibility for WHS as part of their broader management role. It is relevant for people with obligations under WHS laws, for example persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBUs) or officers, as defined by WHS laws.

RIIGOV501E Identify, implement and maintain legal compliance requirements

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify, implement and maintain legal compliance requirements in the resources and infrastructure industries.

It applies to those working in management roles. They generally work in teams and have some responsibility for the outcomes of others.

RIIRIS501E Implement and maintain management systems to control risk

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement and maintain management systems to control risk in the resources and infrastructure industries.

It applies to those working in management roles. They generally work in teams and have some responsibility for the outcomes of others.