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  • Locations
    Newcastle | Lithgow | Singleton | Woonona | Onsite
  • Cost
    $1,830
  • Practical training component
    Yes
  • Accreditation
    RIIERR501D Implement underground coal mine emergency preparedness and response systems | RIIERR602D Establish and maintain underground coal mine emergency preparedness and response systems
Course overview

The Emergency Preparedness - Underground course offered by Mines Rescue develops competency and confidence in preparing for, and managing all aspects of an emergency situation. The course is recommended for mining officials, senior management and control room operators who may have a role in emergency management in an underground coal mine.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will gain skills and knowledge in:

  • Participating in the effective coordination of an incident management team
  • Developing, implementing and maintaining an underground coal mine Emergency Management System
  • Developing incident management procedures relative to their workplace
  • Monitoring a developing situation
  • Determining appropriate intervention control techniques to respond to an emergency situation
  • Safely deploying a Mines Rescue team
Learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Emergency Preparedness - Underground course, students will be awarded a Statement of Attainment for the following units:

  • RIIERR501E Implement underground coal mine emergency preparedness and response systems
  • RIIERR602E Establish and maintain underground coal mine emergency preparedness and response systems

These units contribute to the completion of the RII50920 Diploma of Underground Coal Mining Management and the RII60320 Advanced Diploma of Underground Coal Mining Management.

Duration

Five days

Entry requirements

No formal previous learning is required for this course however it is an expectation that students have experience working in an underground coal mine environment and bring a copy of their mine’s Emergency Management System for use during the course.

It is acknowledged that this is a course based on a Advanced Diploma level qualification that requires appropriate levels of language, literacy and numeracy skills to manage course work, on course activities, and assessment tasks.

Additional information

Please refer to the Mines Rescue Student Handbook located on our website for relevant policy information including Payment Terms and Conditions and Refund and Fees Policy.

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). You are encouraged to refer to our Student Handbook and RPL/CT Handbook for Applicants and speak with Mines Rescue prior to commencing training.

We encourage you to read our Student Handbook and RPL/Credit Transfer Handbook and speak with Mines Rescue prior to commencing enrolment.

For further information, or to book your course, please contact your local Mines Rescue Station.

Mines Rescue Pty Limited RTO ID 90508