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Generic Underground Induction

24 March 2025 @ 8:00 am - 27 March 2025 @ 3:00 pm

$1910

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Introduction

This course introduces you to the underground coal mining industry where you will gain the skills and knowledge to work as an underground coal mine worker in NSW and Qld.

Who should attend?

Individuals wishing to work in a NSW or Qld underground coal mine.

What you will learn

You will gain skills and knowledge in: 

  • Firefighting techniques
  • Underground communication devices
  • Self-escape equipment and self-escape systems to evacuate the mining environment*
  • Isolation techniques
  • Reading mine plans
  • Industry-specific risk management tools
  • Basic first aid skills

You will also experience an underground mining environment using fully immersive virtual reality technologies and our purpose-built underground training gallery.

*This course includes training in the operation of self-rescuers and breathing apparatus, including simulator oxygen generating self-contained self-rescuers to comply with Section 103 of the Work Health and Safety (Mines and Petroleum Sites) Regulation 2022 (NSW).

This course also covers the requirements of Qld Standard 11 and the Underground Coal Mine Safety Skill Set (RIISS00033).

Credential issued
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded a Statement of Attainment for the following units: 
  • RIICOM201E Communicate in the workplace
  • RIIERR203E Escape from hazardous situations unaided
  • RIIERR205D Apply initial response First Aid
  • RIIERR302E Respond to local emergencies and incidents
  • RIIGOV201E Comply with site work processes/procedures
  • RIIRIS201E Conduct local risk control
  • RIIWHS201E Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures                           

If you are completing this course at the Newcastle, Hunter Valley, Western or Moolarben Mines Rescue stations, you will also receive an industry Self-Escape Card. This card may be required for site access.

Alternative pathways are available if you complete the course at the Southern Mines Rescue station and think you will need a Self-Escape Card. Please enquire at the time of booking.

Course delivery

This course is delivered through classroom-based training, desktop scenarios, virtual reality and practical exercises.

Assessment includes written, oral and practical tests.

Duration

Four days

Entry requirements
  • There are no formal pre-requisites for this course
  • This course is based on a Certificate II level qualification. You should have appropriate literacy and numeracy skills to manage course work, activities and assessments.
  • Mines Rescue recommends you be aware of the policies and procedures of your workplace before starting the course.
Other information

What we include:

  • Lunch
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Additional PPE specific to your training

 What you need to bring:

  • Fully enclosed footwear
  • Unique Student Identifier (USI) number 

Refresher:

Components of this course require refreshers as per Section 103 of the Work Health and Safety (Mines and Petroleum Sites) Regulation 2022 (NSW).

Upcoming workshops

Please note: credit card payment is required at the time of enrolment. For alternative payment options, please contact the Mines Rescue station directly.

All LocationsGunnedahNewcastleSouthernHunter ValleyMoolarbenWestern
Name Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost
Generic Underground Induction 24 - 27 March 2025 08:00 am - 03:00 pm Hunter Valley Mines Rescue Station 12 $1,910.00
There are currently no dates available for this course.
There are currently no dates available for this course.
There are currently no dates available for this course.
Name Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost
Generic Underground Induction 24 - 27 March 2025 08:00 am - 03:00 pm Hunter Valley Mines Rescue Station 12 $1,910.00
There are currently no dates available for this course.
There are currently no dates available for this course.

Students Under 18

If you are under the age of 18 we require your parent or guardian to sign your Student Enrolment Form. Please contact a Mines Rescue Station directly to enquire or enrol your course.

Visa Holders

Mines Rescue is not CRICOS (Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students) registered. If you are visiting Australia and hold a visa, please contact Mines Rescue directly prior to enrolling into any of our courses.

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Student handbook and recognition of prior learning

Please read the Student Handbook for Terms and Conditions, including payment and refund policies.
If you believe you may already hold some of the knowledge and/or experience for this course, you may be eligible to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Please read our RPL/Credit Transfer Handbook or speak with Mines Rescue prior to enrolment.
Mines Rescue is committed to handling any student complaints or appeals in a fair and timely manner. Please refer to our Complaints and Assessment Appeals Policy for more information.

About Mines Rescue

Mines Rescue has nearly 100 years’ experience assisting the mining industry to manage risk and operate safely.
Mines Rescue is a Registered Training Organisation offering training programs that have been developed by mining and emergency response professionals with national qualifications.
Mines Rescue Pty Limited RTO ID 90508.

Details

Start:
24 March 2025 @ 8:00 am
End:
27 March 2025 @ 3:00 pm
Cost:
$1910
Event Category:

Venue

Hunter Valley Mines Rescue Station
6 Lachlan Avenue
SINGLETON, NSW 2330 Australia