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
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.