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Course overview

The ability to be confident and skilled in underground self-escape in the event of an emergency is of the utmost importance to mine workers and industry employers.

Mines Rescue offers refresher training in the critical skills of self-escape and Work Health and Safety (WHS) for the underground mining environment. The training refreshes the skills and knowledge in these content areas which are contained in the Generic Underground Induction.

Self Escape Refresher (duration – 4 hours)

The Self Escape Refresher course (CABA) refreshes participants skills in the donning and change over of various types of self rescue equipment (Drager & Sabre CABA, self contained self rescuer & filter self rescuer) in a simulated mine environment.

As per clause 100 of the Work Health and Safety Mines Regulation 2014, every underground mine worker is required to undertake Self-Escape training every 6 months.

WHS Refresher (duration – 4 hours)

The WHS Refresher ensures participants maintain current knowledge in subjects such as isolation, hazard identification, outburst & other relevant industry practices. This component may contain both theory & practical assessments.

Mines Rescue recommends underground mine workers undertake WHS Refresher training on an annual basis or as per mine site requirements.

Participants have the opportunity to enrol into either the Self-Escape Refresher or WHS Refresher, or may wish to undertake both in the one day.

Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be issued with an industry induction card which may be required for site access.

Entry requirements

These refresher courses are suitable for participants who have maintained regular refresher training and/or are able to demonstrate current industry experience.

If you require further information regarding entry requirements, please contact us via the link below. We can also suggest suitable training options if you need to bring your training back up to date.

Contact us for further information or to book your refresher training today.