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RIISS00034 - Surface Coal Mine Safety Skill Set (Release 2)


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(View details for release 4) 23/Mar/2022
(View details for release 3) 12/Mar/2021
2 (this release) 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.

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 open-cut 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:


Communicate in the workplace


Apply initial first aid


Respond to local emergencies and incidents


Comply with site work processes/procedures


Conduct local risk control


Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures

Target Group

This Skill Set is for individuals working in surface coal mining operations 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 open-cut coal mining operations.