When you have met the following requirements you can then make an application to MITO.
This CoC needs to be renewed every 5 years.
||Demonstrate knowledge of the application of regulatory requirements to manage an extractive site
||Prepare and implement safety plans for surface face and benching operations
||Construct and maintain access roads within surface extraction sites
||Maintain working surfaces at surface extraction sites
||Conduct safety checks prior to equipment usage at an extractives site
||Demonstrate knowledge of dewatering, pump maintenance, cleaning settling ponds at extraction sites
||Demonstrate knowledge of procedures to minimise environmental impact at an extraction site
||Review consent conditions and demonstrate knowledge of the use of water at surface extraction sites
||Plan, implement, and describe surface extraction production to minimise environmental impacts
Certificate of Competence as a B-Grade Quarry Manager
(1) The holder of a certificate of competence as a B-grade quarry manager must have the qualifications and experience set out in paragraphs (2) and (3).
(2) The holder must have passed:
(a) the unit standards above; and
(b) if the holder works in an operation where explosives are used, the unit standards 21152 and 17694 must be completed.
(3) The holder must satisfy the secretary that:
(a) he or she has had, in the aggregate, at least 2 years' work experience in the workings of an opencast mine or quarry; or
(b) he or she has had, in the aggregate, at least 12 months' work experience in the workings of an opencast mine or quarry and at least 2 years' work experience in the underground workings of a mine, coal mine, or tunnel; or
(c) he or she:
(i) is currently the holder of a certificate of competence as a first-class mine manager; and
(ii) has had at least 12 months' work experience in an opencast mine or quarry.