Certificate III in Mine Emergency Response & Rescue

Course code: RII30715

This qualification reflects the role of response and rescue team members who work in a mine site or a construction site, and perform tasks involving a broad range of skilled applications applied in a wide variety of contexts. People performing these roles may be required to exercise some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment and services and deal with contingencies. The course is delivered by training professionals who are experienced emergency services personnel and can be tailored to meet your specific workplace requirements.

FSA Entry Requirements

  • USI
  • Fitness to participate
  • Males to be clean shaven for: PUAFIR207B Operate breath apparatus open circuit

Group Size:



8-22 days, depending on electives and the elective units chosen


Onsite or at our training facility


Corporate Courses in all states and public courses in some states

Course Subjects:

Core Units:
The following core units are completed by all participants:

  • HLTAID003 Provide first aid
  • RIICOM201D Communicate in the workplace
  • RIIWHS201D Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures
  • RIIRS201D Conduct local risk control

Group A Electives:

  • RIIQUA201D Maintain and monitor site quality standards
  • RIIGOV201D Comply with site work processes/procedures

Note: At least one unit from Group A must be chosen

Group B Electives:

  • RIIERR301D Respond to mine incident
  • RIIERR302D Respond to local emergencies and incidents
  • RIIERR303D Operate in self-contained regenerative oxygen breathing apparatus
  • RIIERR304D Control emergencies and critical situations
  • RIIERR305D Control underground fires
  • RIIERR306D Conduct underground search
  • RIIERR307D Extricate casualties from underground incident
  • RIIERR308D Extricate and transport people involved in incidents
  • RIIERR309D Establish and operate from fresh air base
  • RIIERR310D Provide support for rescue operations
  • RIIRIS301D Apply risk management processes
  • HLTAID006 Provide advanced first aid
  • PMAOMIR444B Develop incident containment tactics
  • PUAAMS007B Coordinate search and rescue operations
  • PUAFIR207B Operate breathing apparatus open circuit
  • PUAFIR320 Render hazardous materials incidents safe
  • PUAFIR316 Identify, detect and monitor hazardous materials at an incident
  • PUASAR024A Undertake road crash rescue
  • PUASAR032A Undertake vertical rescue
  • PUASAR025A Undertake confined space rescue
  • PUASAR027A Undertake land search rescue
  • RIIERR201D Conduct fire team operations
  • RIIERR205D Apply initial response first aid

Note: At least eight units must be chosen from Group B

Group C Electives:

  • PMAOHS211 Prepare equipment for emergency response
  • PUAEQU001B Prepare, maintain and test response equipment

Note: At least one unit from Group C must be chosen

More Information

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  • Parking is available on site
  • Tea & coffee is provided
  • What to wear: Closed toe shoes and clothing that may get dirty
  • What to bring: Pen and paper

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Payment Methods: All credit cards, direct deposit, cheque or cash are accepted.

Cancellation Policy:  Public Courses - With 5 business days cancellation notice a total refund is given. If less than 5 business days notice a 50% refund is made. When less than 24 hours notice is given, no refund is available.

Can we combine courses into a course package? Yes companies can combine other FSA courses with the Chief Fire Warden training to save money.

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