Maintenance of competence scheme for practising certificates

Overview

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 will be designed to align with the NSW Resources Regulator’s requirements.

Current courses on offer
Legislation (4 hours)

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

  • Objectives of the Work Health and Safety legislation
  • Key terms within the Work Health and Safety legislation
  • Primary standards of care in legislation
  • Safety management system content
  • Scene preservation requirements
  • Incident notification process
Emergency Management (4 hours)

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

  • Work Health and Safety requirements with regard to Emergency Management
  • What roles and responsibilities are with regard to Emergency Management
  • Situational awareness
  • Emergency planning process
  • Emergency plan contents
  • Incident Command Control System (ICCS)
Learning from Disasters (7 hours) *

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

  • Recognise recurrent patterns of failure linked to significant work health and safety incidents
  • Understand how identifying and managing a principal hazard links to reducing risk
  • Recognise the causal role human and organisational factors and critical factors play in work health and safety incidents
  • Build an understanding of roles, responsibilities and mechanisms that foster a safe work culture
  • Identify contemporary risk factors and vulnerabilities in your organisational safety management systems
  • Develop risk control options and strategies that best manage work, health and safety risks

* Mines Rescue Pty Ltd is approved by the NSW Resources Regulator to deliver the Learning from Disasters one day program. Approved Training Provider number 0003650.

Entry requirements

Participants must hold a current practising certificate.

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

For further information, or to book your course, please contact us.

Mines Rescue Pty Limited RTO ID 90508