NZQA Unit Standard 7146:  Demonstrate basic knowledge and ability required to work in an underground operation – Level 2, Credit 6

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the requirements of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSW) and relevant regulations to work in an underground operation.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of and examine a self-rescuer.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of cap lamps, and check and prepare a cap lamp.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the function of personal protective equipment.
  • Describe safety measures for systems that supply energy to machinery and equipment and demonstrate the safe isolation of energy systems.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of personnel security, personnel accounting, navigation, and emergency procedures.
  • Describe basic ventilation principles and practices for an underground operation.
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of gases found in underground operations.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of unsupported ground and the purpose of scaling.

NZQA Unit Standard 21278:  Describe, install, and reassess support systems for an underground operation requirements – Level 4, Credit 15

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the forces that act at depth to influence the stability of openings in rock and strata.
  • Describe the principles of proactive and reactive support systems.
  • Describe ground conditions and support mechanisms for an underground operation.
  • The application of the Crown Minerals Act 1991.
  • Describe opening dimensions for an underground operation.
  • Install roof and sides supports in an underground operation.

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NZQA Unit Standard 7146:  Demonstrate basic knowledge and ability required to work in an underground operation – Level 2, Credit 6

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the requirements of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSW) and relevant regulations to work in an underground operation.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of and examine a self-rescuer.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of cap lamps, and check and prepare a cap lamp.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the function of personal protective equipment.
  • Describe safety measures for systems that supply energy to machinery and equipment and demonstrate the safe isolation of energy systems.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of personnel security, personnel accounting, navigation, and emergency procedures.
  • Describe basic ventilation principles and practices for an underground operation.
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of gases found in underground operations.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of unsupported ground and the purpose of scaling.

NZQA Unit Standard 21278:  Describe, install, and reassess support systems for an underground operation requirements – Level 4, Credit 15

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the forces that act at depth to influence the stability of openings in rock and strata.
  • Describe the principles of proactive and reactive support systems.
  • Describe ground conditions and support mechanisms for an underground operation.
  • The application of the Crown Minerals Act 1991.
  • Describe opening dimensions for an underground operation.
  • Install roof and sides supports in an underground operation.

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