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RIISS00033 - Underground Coal Mine Safety Skill Set (Release 2)


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2 (this release) 12/Mar/2021
(View details for release 1) 14/Nov/2013

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Modification History



Release 2

This version was released with RII Resources and Infrastructure Training Package version 7.0.

Version created to fix typographical and/or unit grid errors.

Release 1

This version first released with RII Resources and Infrastructure Industry Training Package Version 1.0.

Skill Set Description

Pathways Information

This Skill Set can provide credit toward a number of Certificate II and III Qualifications in the Resources and Infrastructure Industry Training Package.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

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 underground coal mining specified in Recognised Standard 11, Training in coal mines - Coal Mining Safety and Health Act, Queensland.

Skill Set Requirements

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


Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures


Apply initial response first aid


Comply with site work processes/procedures


Conduct local risk control


Communicate in the workplace


Escape from hazardous situations unaided

Target Group

This Skill Set is for individuals working in underground coal mines in the Resources and Infrastructure Industry.

Suggest words for Statement of Attainment

This Skill Set from the Resources and Infrastructure Industry Training Package meets the Queensland regulatory requirements for those aiming to work in underground coal mines.