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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 and industry requirements.

Current courses on offer
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
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
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Situational awareness
  • Emergency planning process
  • Emergency plan contents
  • Incident Command Control System (ICCS)
Strata Management (4 hours)*

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

  • Relevant Legislation
  • Key aspects of strata control
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Notifiable Incidents
  • Recent incidents and findings
  • Coal burst
  • Polymeric Chemicals
Ventilation Management (4 hours)*

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

  • Relevant Legislation
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Diesel particulate management
  • Dust management
  • Gas management
  • Planning and decision making
Leadership (7 hours)*

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

  • Relevant Legislation
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Targets and planning
  • Situational awareness
  • Decision making
  • Group behaviour and conflict
  • Working as a team
  • Organisational standards and values
Learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be awarded a:

  • Certificate of Completion –1 Day Learning from Disasters++
  • Statement of Attendance for each individual MoC Module*
Entry requirements

No formal previous learning is required for this course however Mines Rescue encourages students to gain knowledge and experience of the policies and procedures of their workplace before starting the course.

Refresher

The following refreshers are recommended:

  • 5 year refresher: Learning from Disasters ++
  • As per Regulator’s requirement MoC Scheme for Practicing Certificates**

++ 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.

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