Mines Rescue & Training

Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day

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Introduction

This course refreshes your critical self-escape skills and Work Health and Safety (WHS) knowledge to safely and competently undertake work in an underground coal mining environment

This full-day course includes both our Self-Escape Refresher (including OSCSR) and WHS Refresher courses.

This course includes simulator oxygen-generating self-contained self-rescuers (OSCSR) training to comply with the 3-yearly requirement within Section 103 of the Work Health and Safety (Mines and Petroleum Sites) Regulation 2022 (NSW).

Who Should Attend?

Experienced individuals working in industry who require refresher training to meet legislative and site requirements.

Refresher options

Mines Rescue has a range of refresher options for experienced individuals, please refer to the entry requirements and the related course options below.

Mines Rescue strongly suggests confirming specific requirements with your employer and/or site prior to booking.

What you will learn
  • Situational and risk awareness
  • Communication in an emergency
  • Self-contained self-rescuer (SCSR) use, donning and changeover procedures*
  • Simulator oxygen-generating self-contained self-rescuers (OSCSR) training*
  • Compressed air breathing apparatus (CABA) donning and changeover procedures
  • Filter self-rescuer (FSR) donning and changeover procedures
  • Evacuation wearing self-escape equipment
  • Principal hazard awareness
  • Risk and Isolation procedures
  • Firefighting techniques and procedures

*This course includes training in the operation of self-rescuers and breathing apparatus, including simulator oxygen-generating self-contained self-rescuers to comply with Section 103 of the Work Health and Safety (Mines and Petroleum Sites) Regulation 2022 (NSW).

Credential issued

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded:

  • Mines Rescue - Self-Escape Card

This card may be required for site access. Please confirm directly with your site for their requirements.

Course delivery

This course is delivered through classroom-based training, desktop scenarios, virtual reality and practical exercises.

Assessment includes written, oral and practical tests.

Duration

One day

Entry requirements
  • You must have successfully completed sufficient Self-Escape (both SCSR and CABA) and WHS training within eighteen (18) months of the course date.
  • When booking this course, you will be asked to provide evidence that you have completed the above training (e.g. your Self Escape Card dated within eighteen (18) months).
  • Please refer to the entry requirements document for more information.
  • If you are unsure if you are eligible for this course, please call your local Mines Rescue station for more information.
Other Information

The Generic Underground Refresher is offered at Newcastle, Hunter Valley, Lithgow and Moolarben.

Alternative pathways are available at Gunnedah and Southern Mines Rescue for those requiring self-escape training or the Self-Escape Card.

What we include:

  • Lunch
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Additional PPE specific to your training

What you need to bring:

  • Fully enclosed footwear

Refresher:

Components of this course require refreshers as per Section 103 of the Work Health and Safety (Mines and Petroleum Sites) Regulation 2022 (NSW).

Related courses
Self-Escape Refresher - Half Day

For students requiring six-monthly self-escape training only.

Self-Escape Refresher (including OSCSR) - Half Day

For students requiring six-monthly self-escape and three-yearly oxygen-generating self-contained self-rescuer (OSCSR) training.

Generic Underground Refresher - Full Day

For individuals requiring both self-escape training and the WHS refresher.

WHS Refresher - Half Day

For individuals who require only the underground WHS refresher course for site access.

Ulan West Self-Escape Training

For individuals who require site-specific Ulan West self-escape system training.
Please note: students may also need to book an additional refresher to meet industry requirements.

Site Specific Training

Please contact your local station directly to discuss site-specific training.

Self-Escape Induction and Self-Escape Induction (including OSCSR)

For experienced individuals who do not meet the entry requirements for the self-escape refresher.

Generic Underground Induction

For individuals new to the industry or returning after an extended period.
 

Please note: Due to the high volume of bookings, the below availability is indicative only, as it is dependent on processing times. 

Upcoming workshops

Please note: credit card payment is required at the time of enrolment. For alternative payment options, please contact the Mines Rescue station directly.
All LocationsGunnedahNewcastleSouthernHunter ValleyMoolarbenWestern
Name Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 6 March 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Moolarben Mines Rescue Station 4 $792.00
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 3 April 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Moolarben Mines Rescue Station 12 $792.00
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 5 April 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Newcastle Mines Rescue Station 4 $792.00
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 15 April 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Newcastle Mines Rescue Station 3 $792.00
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 17 April 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Western Mines Rescue Station 10 $792.00
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 19 April 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Newcastle Mines Rescue Station 8 $792.00
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 22 April 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Newcastle Mines Rescue Station 10 $792.00
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 29 April 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Newcastle Mines Rescue Station 10 $792.00
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 1 May 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Moolarben Mines Rescue Station 12 $792.00
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 15 May 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Western Mines Rescue Station 12 $792.00
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 17 May 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Newcastle Mines Rescue Station 9 $792.00
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 20 May 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Newcastle Mines Rescue Station 8 $792.00
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 29 May 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Moolarben Mines Rescue Station 12 $792.00
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 31 May 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Newcastle Mines Rescue Station 9 $792.00
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 3 June 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Newcastle Mines Rescue Station 10 $792.00
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 13 June 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Newcastle Mines Rescue Station 10 $792.00
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 17 June 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Newcastle Mines Rescue Station 10 $792.00
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 19 June 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Western Mines Rescue Station 12 $792.00
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 28 June 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Newcastle Mines Rescue Station 9 $792.00
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 3 July 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Moolarben Mines Rescue Station 12 $792.00
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 17 July 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Western Mines Rescue Station 12 $792.00
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 31 July 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Moolarben Mines Rescue Station 12 $792.00
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 21 August 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Western Mines Rescue Station 12 $792.00
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 4 September 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Moolarben Mines Rescue Station 11 $792.00
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 25 September 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Western Mines Rescue Station 12 $792.00
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 9 October 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Moolarben Mines Rescue Station 12 $792.00
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 23 October 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Western Mines Rescue Station 12 $792.00
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 6 November 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Moolarben Mines Rescue Station 12 $792.00
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 20 November 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Western Mines Rescue Station 12 $792.00
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 11 December 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Moolarben Mines Rescue Station 12 $792.00
There are currently no dates available for this course.
Name Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 5 April 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Newcastle Mines Rescue Station 4 $792.00
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 15 April 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Newcastle Mines Rescue Station 3 $792.00
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 19 April 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Newcastle Mines Rescue Station 8 $792.00
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 22 April 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Newcastle Mines Rescue Station 10 $792.00
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 29 April 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Newcastle Mines Rescue Station 10 $792.00
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 17 May 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Newcastle Mines Rescue Station 9 $792.00
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 20 May 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Newcastle Mines Rescue Station 8 $792.00
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 31 May 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Newcastle Mines Rescue Station 9 $792.00
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 3 June 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Newcastle Mines Rescue Station 10 $792.00
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 13 June 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Newcastle Mines Rescue Station 10 $792.00
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 17 June 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Newcastle Mines Rescue Station 10 $792.00
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 28 June 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Newcastle Mines Rescue Station 9 $792.00
There are currently no dates available for this course.
There are currently no dates available for this course.
Name Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 6 March 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Moolarben Mines Rescue Station 4 $792.00
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 3 April 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Moolarben Mines Rescue Station 12 $792.00
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 1 May 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Moolarben Mines Rescue Station 12 $792.00
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 29 May 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Moolarben Mines Rescue Station 12 $792.00
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 3 July 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Moolarben Mines Rescue Station 12 $792.00
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 31 July 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Moolarben Mines Rescue Station 12 $792.00
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 4 September 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Moolarben Mines Rescue Station 11 $792.00
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 9 October 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Moolarben Mines Rescue Station 12 $792.00
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 6 November 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Moolarben Mines Rescue Station 12 $792.00
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 11 December 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Moolarben Mines Rescue Station 12 $792.00
Name Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 17 April 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Western Mines Rescue Station 10 $792.00
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 15 May 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Western Mines Rescue Station 12 $792.00
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 19 June 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Western Mines Rescue Station 12 $792.00
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 17 July 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Western Mines Rescue Station 12 $792.00
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 21 August 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Western Mines Rescue Station 12 $792.00
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 25 September 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Western Mines Rescue Station 12 $792.00
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 23 October 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Western Mines Rescue Station 12 $792.00
Generic Underground Refresher (including OSCSR) - Full Day 20 November 2024 08:00 am - 02:30 pm Western Mines Rescue Station 12 $792.00

Students Under 18

If you are under the age of 18 we require your parent or guardian to sign your Student Enrolment Form. Please contact a Mines Rescue Station directly to enquire or enrol your course.

Visa Holders

Mines Rescue is not CRICOS (Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students) registered. If you are visiting Australia and hold a visa, please contact Mines Rescue directly prior to enrolling into any of our courses.

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Student handbook and recognition of prior learning

Please read the Student Handbook for Terms and Conditions, including payment and refund policies.
If you believe you may already hold some of the knowledge and/or experience for this course, you may be eligible to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Please read our RPL/Credit Transfer Handbook or speak with Mines Rescue prior to enrolment.
Mines Rescue is committed to handling any student complaints or appeals in a fair and timely manner. Please refer to our Complaints and Assessment Appeals Policy for more information.

About Mines Rescue

Mines Rescue has nearly 100 years’ experience assisting the mining industry to manage risk and operate safely.
Mines Rescue is a Registered Training Organisation offering training programs that have been developed by mining and emergency response professionals with national qualifications.
Mines Rescue Pty Limited RTO ID 90508.