Mining Introduction – QLD Standard 11 (Surface and Underground)


This course has been designed to introduce you to the relevant Queensland legislation, accepted practices, and safety procedures that are used on Metalliferous mining sites in order to create and maintain a safe and healthy working environment. The course focus is the health and safety of all people who work on, visit, or supply materials and services to a mine site. The Standard 11 is the current requirement for anyone wishing to work in the Queensland mining industry. Participants will gain the fundamental skills and knowledge to carry out hazard identification, risk control, use and control of hazardous substances.


Not applicable

Licence & Regulatory Requirements: 

It is industry recommendation that participants who obtain these competencies complete recertification training every 5 years.

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On successful completion participants will be issued with a statement of completion with the following units plus a wallet size card:

RIICOM201D Communicate in the workplace
RIIGOV201D Comply with site work processes/procedures
RIIWHS201D Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures
RIIRIS201D Conduct local risk control
RIIERR205D Apply initial response first aid
RIIERR302E Respond to local emergencies and incidents
RIIERR203D Escape from hazardous situations unaided (underground only)

Participants are then required to complete a work experience log book signed off by a supervisor in the mining industry to obtain a statement of attainment.

New Entrant: Self-paced / online + 1/2 day classroom with 3 months post work experience

New Entrant: 2 days classroom (group bookings only)

Refresher: Self-paced / online + 1/2 day classroom

Refresher: 1 day classroom (group bookings only)

New Entrant: Self-paced / online + 1/2 day classroom: $750 (Surface and Underground)

New Entrant: 2 days classroom: Group bookings only – please contact us for pricing

Refresher: Self-paced / online + 1/2 day classroom: $350

Refresher: 1 day classroom: Group bookings only – please contact us for pricing

Fees include all assessments and resources required in the classroom

Recognition of prior learning (RPL): $300

Note for international students – we are not CRICOS registered, please check your visa requirements for enrolment.  We cannot accept international students who are on a student visa if your visa specifies that you must study with a CRICOS provider.


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