Skill set details

RIISS00034 - Surface Coal Mine Safety Skill Set (Release 4)


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4 (this release) 23/Mar/2022
(View details for release 3) 12/Mar/2021
(View details for release 2) 11/Dec/2018
(View details for release 1) 14/Nov/2013

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Modification History



Release 1

This was the first release of this unit.

Release 2

This version was released with RII Resources and Infrastructure Training Package version 3.0.

Release 3

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 4

This version first released with the RII Resources and Infrastructure Industry Training Package Version 8.0.

Substituting superseded units of competency with updated equivalent units.


This skill set addresses the skills and knowledge to work safely in surface coal mining operations.

Pathways Information

The units provide credit towards a RII20120 Certificate II in Resources and Infrastructure Work Preparation qualification and other qualifications that allow for selection of these units.

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.

Skill Set Requirements

RIICOM201E Communicate in the workplace

RIIERR205D Apply initial response First Aid

RIIERR302E Respond to local emergencies and incidents

RIIGOV201E Comply with site work processes/procedures

RIIRIS201E Conduct local risk control

RIIWHS201E Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures

Target Group

This skill set is for individuals who work in a surface coal mine context, and who work under direct supervision in operational roles.

Suggest words for Statement of Attainment

These units of competency from the Resources and Infrastructure Industry (RII) Training Package meet industry requirements for working in surface coal mines.