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Regular training in over 22 nationally recognised courses with customised training available on request

Mines Rescue must be confident in the ability of its brigadesmen to respond in the event of an emergency. To ensure our team is trained, experienced, prepared and ready to respond, brigadesmen are expected to participate in six rounds of intensive training each year to remain current and able to be called upon in an emergency.

To ensure appropriate training attendance, Mines Rescue implements the following conditions to remaining a brigadesman:

  • If two consecutive training rounds are missed (and you therefore become not current), Mines Rescue will phone you for an explanation and will advise your rescue coordinator.
  • If three consecutive training rounds are missed, Mines Rescue will formally write asking for a commitment to continue as a brigadesman and forward a copy to your rescue coordinator.
  • If four consecutive training rounds are missed, Mines Rescue will formally terminate your status as a Mines Rescue brigadesman.

2018 Training dates (subject to change)

Hunter Valley Mines Rescue

2018 training dates will be published shortly.

Newcastle Mines Rescue

2018 training dates will be published shortly.

Western Mines Rescue

2018 training dates will be published shortly.

Moolarben Mines Rescue

2018 training dates will be published shortly.

Southern Mines Rescue

2018 training dates will be published shortly.