National Safety Services

Certificate II in Surface Extraction

Standard 11 Training

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Certificate II in Surface Extraction - Standard 11

Course Cost: $795.00

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working as an employee or employer on sites such as an open cut coal mine, a quarry or an open cut metalliferous mine, undertaking a prescribed range of tasks involving known routines and procedures, and taking some responsibility for the quality of work outcomes. It is mandatory for all Queensland coalmine workers to be trained and assessed in six competencies from the Resource and Infrastructure Industry Training Package RII09.

Qualification Issued

Participants who successfully complete this training program will be issued with:

  • RIIRIS201D Conduct local risk control
  • RIIGOV201D Comply with site work processes/procedures
  • RIIWHS201D Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures
  • RIICOM201D Communicate in the workplace
  • RIIERR205D Apply initial response first aid
  • RIIERR302E Respond to local emergencies and incidents

Recommended refresher every 5 years or as required.

The course is nationally recognised through inclusion on the Australian Quality Training Framework (AQTF). Workplace Approved throughout Australia.

Program Duration

3 days

Target Audience

The purpose of this course is to introduce new and existing mine workers to the induction requirements of recognised standard 11 including the 6 x mandatory units of competency.

Entry Requirements

It is recommended that students have sufficient literacy, numeracy and visual interpretation skills to successfully complete the course.

No experience in the mining industry is necessary to attend this course. Appropriate clothing, hat and enclosed footwear are required.

There is no pre-requisite for this unit. Recommended for students over 18years only.

Core Content

  • communication
  • apply teamwork in a range of situations, particularly in a safety context
  • contribute to the planning and execution of operations
  • work cooperatively with people of different ages, gender, race, religion or political persuasion and people with disability
  • recognise and respond sensitively to people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds
  • identify and obtain appropriate equipment and permits
  • identify potential hazards and prepare appropriate responses
  • follow procedures and techniques relevant to the equipment and work being done
  • take responsibility for planning and organising own work priorities and completing assigned tasks
  • understand equipment characteristics, technical capabilities, limitations and procedures
  • operate equipment safely

Requirements for Completion

100% attendance, participation and written assessment.