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Surface Coal Mine Safety Skill Set (Standard 11 Induction)

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The Surface Coal Mine Safety Skill Set consists of six (6) units of competency (sometimes referred to as the ‘Standard 11’ Induction) is a necessity for any individual working in the Queensland coal mining industry. This induction course has been developed in accordance with the Recognised Standard 11 for training in coal mines.


The purpose of this course is to introduce participants to the following components of the mining industry:

  • General overview of the mining process

  • Qld mining legislation

  • The environment and cultural heritage

  • The work process applicable to mining operations

  • General safety requirements for site

  • Identifying workplace hazards

  • Risk management

  • Isolation and tagging procedures

  • Traffic and mobile equipment procedures

  • Emergency procedures

  • Initial response first aid

  • Firefighting and evacuation


The induction provides training and assessment for the Resources and Infrastructure Industry (RII) Units of Competency which are specified in Recognised Standard 11, Training in Coal Mines (Qld Coal Mining Safety and Health Act 1999).


Recommended Recertification Period:

The Qld Coal Mining Act requires all coal mine workers to complete a refresher of every skill that they have a unit of competency for at least once every 5 years. The coal mine worker will have to complete this refresher to obtain or maintain access to a mine site.

Full Course Outline:

A full course outline for RIISS00034 Surface Coal Mine Safety Skill Set is available on here.


2 Days (Full Course)
1 day (Refresher Course)


Attendance at the course requires the following:

  • Casual clothing (no singlets) including enclosed footwear

  • Drivers licence or other form of photo ID

Unique Student Identifier (USI): All Students completing a Nationally Recognised Course with receipt of a Statement of Attainment requires a USI which can be accessed from the USI website

Pre Requisites:


Course delivery:

This course is delivered face to face with individual assessment and group activities in a simulated workplace environment, at our Redland Bay facility or at an agreed safe location at your workplace.

Completion requirements:

This course requires you to successfully demonstrate skills and knowledge in both practical and written theory assessments to achieve your statement of attainment.

Contact us to discuss cost and to enroll

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