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Course overview

Our Certificate III in Mine Emergency Response and Rescue (surface stream) is designed for individuals who wish to gain the skills and knowledge to effectively participate as a surface mine rescue emergency response team member.

This course includes:

  • mines rescue techniques and procedures
  • preparing and using rescue equipment
  • operating open circuit breathing apparatus
  • fire team operations/fight or contain external fires
  • risk management
  • confined space rescue
  • road crash rescue
  • vertical rescue
  • safe work practices
  • hazmat.

Participants will be issued with the (RII30715) Certificate III in Mine Emergency Response and Rescue qualification upon successful completion of the following units:

  • RIICOM201D Communicate in the workplace
  • RIIWHS201D Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures
  • RIIRIS201D Conduct local risk control
  • RIIGOV201D Comply with site work processes/procedures
  • PMAOHS211B Prepare equipment for emergency response
  • PUAFIR207B Operate breathing apparatus open circuit
  • RIIERR201D Conduct fire team operations
  • PUAFIR215 Prevent injury
  • PUASAR022A Participate in rescue operations
  • PUASAR032A Undertake vertical rescue
  • PUASAR024A Undertake road crash rescue
  • PUAFIR316 Identify, detect and monitor hazardous materials at an incident
  • PUAFIR320 Render hazardous materials incidents safe
  • PUASAR025A Undertake confined space rescue
  • RIIERR302D Respond to local emergencies and incidents
  • RIIRIS301D Apply risk management processes
Duration

Usually delivered in three parts totalling 15 days.

Entry requirements

Prior to undertaking this course, participants must complete the following unit:

  • HLTAID003 Provide first aid

It is also an expectation that participants have experience working in a surface coal mine environment.

Additional information

If you believe you already hold some or all of the skills, knowledge and/or experience for this course, you may be eligible to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

We encourage you to read our Participant Handbook and RPL/Credit Transfer Handbook prior to enrolment.

For any further information please contact us.

Mines Rescue Pty Limited RTO ID 90508

Certificate III in Mine Emergency Response and Rescue (Underground)

Course overview

Our Certificate III in Mine Emergency Response and Rescue (underground stream) is designed for individuals who wish to participate as part of a mine rescue emergency response team in an underground metalliferous mine.

This course includes:

  • mines rescue techniques and procedures
  • preparing and using rescue equipment
  • responding to mine incidents and emergencies
  • conducting underground search and rescue operations
  • operating from a fresh air base
  • controlling underground fires
  • risk management
  • safe work practices
  • operating in open circuit and/or closed circuit breathing apparatus.

Participants will be issued with the (RII30715) Certificate III in Mine Emergency Response and Rescue qualification upon successful completion of the following units:

  • RIICOM201D Communicate in the workplace
  • RIIWHS201D Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures
  • RIIRIS201D Conduct local risk control
  • RIIGOV201D Comply with site work processes /procedure
  • PMAOHS211B Prepare equipment for emergency response
  • PUAFIR207B Operate breathing apparatus open circuit
  • PUAFIR215 Prevent injury
  • PUAFIR316 Identify, detect and monitor hazardous materials at an incident
  • RIIERR201D Conduct fire team operations
  • RIIERR301D Respond to mine incident
  • RIIERR303D Operate in self-contained regenerative oxygen breathing apparatus
  • RIIERR305D Control underground fires
  • RIIERR306D Conduct underground research
  • RIIERR307D Extricate causalities from an underground incident
  • RIIERR309D Establish and operate from fresh air base
  • RIIRIS301D Apply risk management processes
Duration

7-10 days, dependent on hours per day

Entry requirements

Prior to undertaking this course, participants must complete the following unit:

  • HLTAID003 Provide first aid

It is also an expectation that participants have experience working in an underground mine environment.

Additional information

If you believe you already hold some or all of the skills, knowledge and/or experience for this course, you may be eligible to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

We encourage you to read our Participant Handbook and RPL/Credit Transfer Handbook prior to enrolment.

For any further information please contact us.

Mines Rescue Pty Limited RTO ID 90508

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Trent Lamont, Ravensworth Open Cut