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RIISS00034 - Surface Coal Mine Safety Skill Set

Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements that apply to this skill set can vary between states, territories, and industry sectors. Relevant information must be sourced prior to application of the Skill Set. This Skill Set addresses the regulatory requirements for open-cut coal mining specified in Recognised Standard 11, Training in coal mines - Coal Mining Safety and Health Act, Queensland.



Entry Requirements

No formal previous learning is required for this course however participants are encouraged to gain general knowledge of the mining industry and environment before starting the course. It is acknowledged that this is a course based on a Certificate II level qualification that requires appropriate levels of language, literacy and numeracy skills to manage course work, in-course activities and assessment tasks. 

What will I learn?

  • Communication in the workplace
  • Application of first aid
  • How to respond to local emergencies and incidents
  • To comply with site work processes and procedures
  • To work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures
  • Risk control 


  • Face-to-Face
  • Workplace
  • Blended

 The course is a nationally accredited 2 day course run by Allstates Training or an accredited trainer in a third party partnership with our RTO number 32577.

The Standard 11 Skill Set from the RII Resources and Infrastructure Industry Training Package meets the QLD regulatory requirements for those aiming to work in surface mining operations.  

Participants who undertake the Standard 11 program will be gaining the requisite knowledge and skills identified by industry as being of paramount importance when working on site.

The Standard 11 course ensures that the generic safety information and obligations, applicable on all types of mine sites are provided to workers prior to working on a mine site.


Successful completion of six (6) units of competency listed below: 

RIIWHS201D Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures

RIIERR205D Apply initial first aid

RIIGOV201D Comply with site work processes/procedures

RIIRIS201D Conduct local risk control

RIICOM201D Communicate in the workplace

RIIERR302D Respond to local emergencies and incidents



This Skill Set from the Resources and Infrastructure Industry Training Package meets the Queensland regulatory requirements for those aiming to work in open-cut coal mining operations.



Pricing for this Qualification does vary as there may be credit transfers or RPL available. Contact the Office on (07) 4123 0415.