Standard 11 Recognised Mining Induction

Coal Competency compliant

The ASTRA Standard 11 Training Induction program not only provides our attendees with the necessary accredited competencies, but also gives a valuable insight into the life of a miner through an innovative and engaging three day workshop. This program is a revised version of what was previously known as the GI ‘Generic Induction’ and now referred to as the S11 or Standard 11 and is required for anyone working within the surface coal mine industry and metalliferous mine operations.

The General Mining Induction is designed to train participants in the required coal mining competencies recognised by the Coal Mining Safety and Health Advisory Committee, along with skills and knowledge from industry experienced trainers.

Units of Competency

On successful completion of this program, participants will receive the nationally recognised Statement of Attainment for:

  • RIICOM201D Communicate in the workplace
  • RIIERR205D Apply initial First Aid
  • RIIERR302D Respond to local emergencies and incidents
  • RIIGOV201D Comply with site work process/procedures
  • RIIRIS201D Conduct local risk control
  • RIIWHS201D Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures
  • Duration:

    • Online theory (self-paced) +
    • 1 – 1.5 day classroom (F2F)
  • Delivery Mode: Blended (online + F2F)

  • Location: Brendale, Brisbane

  • Pre-requisites / entry requirements: Online theory to be completed prior to F2F training

  • Requirements:

    • Computer / laptop / tablet
    • Internet access
    • PPE must be worn (safety boots and high vis clothing) when attending F2F training
  • Outcome: Nationally recognised Statement of Attainment

  • Cost: $695 $ 595.00 pp (no GST applies)

    This course has been reduced for blended training option, due to COVID-19 restrictions introduced

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  • Train anytime, anywhere with ASTRA’s online support team, available every step of the way

    Full face to face training available upon request | Price $ 695

Looking to refresh your Mining Induction competencies?

If you currently hold your General Mining Competencies and are coming up to the five (5) year renewal, get recognised for your experience and complete the online refresher program today. 

Who needs to complete the Standard 11 Mining Induction?

Standard 11 Mining Induction is suited to anyone who is new to the Coal Mining industry or who is training to start a new career in mining.

Using ASTRA’s unique story of “A day in the life of a coal mine work”, this program provides an interactive learning environment covering the essential elements of an effective mining induction program, specifically:

  • Mining industry operations
  • General safety requirements
  • Application of Site Safety and Health Management system
  • Hazard identification and risk management
  • Isolation and tagging procedures
  • Common core skills of a coal mine worker
  • Emergency procedures
  • Basic lifesaving first aid, firefighting and fire prevention
  • Protecting the environment
  • Working in accordance with site procedures
  • Identifying hazards and risk management processes
  • Effective communication skills
  • Emergency preparedness
  • Understanding workplace policies, procedures and processes

You’ll be equipped with the industry knowledge and technical skills to work safely and confidently on a mining site and gain a better insight into a typical day of a coal miner including the obligations, responsibilities and best practices to follow.

Training includes a day on a live operating site, gaining real-world experience working with plant equipment and undertaking various tasks and duties to prepare you for the challenges you will face on a mine – (includes conducting risk assessments, tag out and isolation practices, fire rescue and how to administer first aid and respond to emergencies, and effective communication and radio usage).

We often run public programs at our Brisbane Training Facility or we can offer client specific programs with contextualised programs to suit the organsations Safety and Health Management System requirements, saving valuable time on site.

Renewal: Every five (5) years or as stipulated by your employer

Learning Methods

ASTRA use various assessment methods and techniques, including skill and knowledge assessments as an essential step to ensure you progress through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying and training with ASTRA, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and in some cases through recognition of prior learning.

Before commencing any course, ASTRA recommends you consult your doctor to determine any limitations with conducting practical demonstrations if applicable. There may be multiple tasks that require manual handling of materials and equipment and general exposure to accessing and working on structures at height. If you are unsure about your capabilities please contact the ASTRA team for further assistance and to determine the support services in place to assist your training experience.

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Upcoming Courses

Name Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost
Standard 11 (GMI) 23 July 2020 08:00 am - 04:30 pm Brendale 5 $595.00
Standard 11 (GMI) 6 August 2020 08:00 am - 04:30 pm Brendale 10 $595.00
Standard 11 (GMI) 20 August 2020 08:00 am - 04:30 pm Brendale 10 $595.00

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