The RII50920 - Diploma of Underground Coal Mining Management offered by Mines Rescue reflects the role of mining supervisors (Undermanagers) in an underground coal mine. The course prepares students with managerial, planning and technical skills to be able to successfully operate with a high level of autonomy.
Students will be required to demonstrate a broad range of knowledge such as:
Successful completion of this course allows the student to sit for the Part B written section of the Coal Competency Board’s Second-Class Certificate of Competency (Undermanagers) examination. Please refer to the Resources Regulator website for further information on Certificate of Competency examinations.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be awarded a RII50920 Diploma of Underground Coal Mining Management. Students must complete 12 units (made up of core and electives) to achieve this qualification;
* Students may wish to substitute this unit with RIIBLA302E Conduct shotfiring operations in underground coal mines.
** Students may wish to substitute this unit with RIIMCU504D Implement the outburst management plan.
24 days over a 12 month period.
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 Diploma level qualification that requires appropriate levels of language, literacy and numeracy skills to manage course work, on-course activities and assessment tasks.
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).
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.