The RII40420 - Certificate IV in Underground Coal Operations offered by Mines Rescue reflects the role of mining supervisors and team leaders (Deputies) in an underground coal mine. The course prepares students to take on the more senior responsibilities of managing teams, implementing risk management systems and applying statutory requirements.
The tasks involve a broad range of complex work activities including:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be awarded a RII40420 Certificate IV in Underground Coal Operations.
Students must complete 14 units (made up of core and electives) to achieve this qualification; these are outlined below:
After completing this course, students may choose to continue their studies by undertaking the RII50920 Diploma of Underground Coal Mining Management. The diploma aims to prepare students for a role as a Mining Supervisor (Undermanager).
26 days face to face (units conducted over a 12 month period), additional unit completed online
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.
It is acknowledged that this is a course based on a Certificate IV level qualification that requires appropriate levels of language, literacy and numeracy skills to manage course work, on-course activities and assessment tasks.
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).
For further information, or to book your course, please contact your local Mines Rescue Station.
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Mines Rescue offers a range of courses to assist those holding practising certificates to maintain their competence to exercise a statutory function under the Work Health and Safety (Mines and Petroleum Sites) legislation.
Current and future courses are designed to align with the NSW Resources Regulator’s requirements.Please refer to the Maintenance of Competence page for more information.