Sirdar (Colliery) (ATS)
- Job Description Sirdar (Colliery) Works and supervises drilling, blasting, timbering, etc. Indents and collects material and other equipments near work-site of mines. Directs and guides drilling and blasting operations ensuring observance of safety precautions. Examines edges of space left by extraction of coal seam and directs erection of supports according to SSR (Systematic Support Rule as framed by Manager of the colliery).
- Last Revised
- SectorIron & Steel
- NSQF LevelLevel 5
- Notional Hours4120
- Accrediting BodiesDirectorate General of Training (DGT)
- Certifying BodiesDirectorate General of Training (DGT)
- Proposed Occupation
Sirdar (Colliery) has a wide scope of Employability ranging from self-employment, contractual employment to Industrial jobs. On successful completion of this course, the candidates shall be gainfully employed in the industries for following occupations:
- Sirdar (Colliery)
- International Comparability
1. Existence of any official document suggesting the comparability of the qualification with the qualifications in other countries is not known.
2. However, NAC holder trainees are getting employment in many Gulf countries, European countries, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore etc.
- Planned arrangements for RPL
- Only those candidates will be allowed to appear in the Test conducted by NCVT as Private candidate who have already acquired the National Trade Certificate.
- Three (03) years experience of the candidates wishing to appear as Private candidate after obtaining NTC should be in the same trade in which he proposed to acquire the National Apprenticeship Certificate.
- Private candidates possessing the minimum educational qualification required for engagement as an apprentice in that particular trade and the minimum experience as stated above would only be permitted.
- Candidates are to be sponsored by an establishment and should not be entertained directly.
- Only, the experience acquired by the candidate in an establishment implementing the Apprentices Act, 1961 should be considered and such certificate should be issued by the Officer In-charge of Training of that establishment.
- Qualification File QF_ATS_Sirdar (Colliery).pdf
- Supporting Documents
Formal structure of the qualification
Title of unit or other component Estimated size (Hours) Level Safety and best practices (5S, KAIZEN etc.) Accident prevention and safety regulations while material handling, eliminating unsafe conditions, unsafe actions, discovering causes of accidents. Fire prevention and personal safety. 80 5 Study & observe duties and responsibility of mining as per coal mines regulation-1957 (Regulation 44) 100 5 Study of miners outfit (Personal Protective Equipment’s) 100 5 Study of Mine plans and its type to be maintained and kept as per regulation, method of plotting and storage, Surveys for determination of coal stock, shaft survey, survey for drifts and roadways, prolonging the centre line of the roadways, Grade line et 100 5 Identification of samples of different kind of rocks 80 5 Identification of geometrical formations and disturbances i.e. sedimentary igneous metamorphic and Folds Faults, Washout Dykes, Cleats, Cleavages, Bidding planes , slips etc. 60 5 Basic Carpentry and Joinery applicable to mining supports. 100 5 Identification of different types of timbers for use in mines. 230 5 Transport and stacking of timber in mines. 180 5 Measuring timber for use in mine workings. 240 5 Preparing places for erection of support and accessories i.e. lids, wedges etc. 200 5 Preparing timbers for erection and use of chocks/cogs 90 5 Total (Block-I) 1560 5 Erecting props at different inclination. 135 5 Examining supports for tightness, correctness etc. Testing of roof bolt/ resin Capsule, Monitoring of Strata Instrumentation (Convergence recorder, Tale Tell etc.) 125 5 Preparing timber for cross bar. 160 5 Preparing sites for fixing and Lagging X-bar. 170 5 Fixing different types of supports in galleries and working in varying conditions. 145 5 Erecting systematic supports. (Roof/Side bolt, wire netting) 190 5 Withdrawal of systematic supports from extraction/depillaring area. 160 5 Setting of rigid steel supports i.e. props, bars, girders, etc. 145 5 Use of link-bar with steel supports. Study of SSR/Support Plan/Standing order& Code of Practices 190 5 Use of flame safety lamp in testing ‘Gas’ and of other testing instruments including concept of LMD (Local Methane Indicator) & Tele-Monitoring System. 140 5 Total (Block-II) 1560 5 Basic Training, internal assessment and Examination 1000 Sub Total (A) 4120