Certificate III in Mine Emergency Response and Rescue Competencies

Course Breakdown:

The following provides the packaging rules for this qualification, followed by the list of relevant units of competency.

Successful completion of sixteen (16) units of competency made up of:

  • four (4) core units, and
  • twelve (12) elective units of which:
    • one (1) must be chosen from group A
    • at least eight (8) must be chosen from group B
    • one (1) may be chosen from group C
    • up to two (2) may be chosen from Certificate II, Certificate III or Certificate IV level from this, or any other Training Package or accredited course
Core Units

HLTAID003 – Provide First Aid

RIIWHS201D – Communicate in the workforce

RIIWHS201D – Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures

RIIRIS201D – Conduct local risk control


Elective Units
Group A

RIIQUA201D – Maintain and monitor site quality standards

Group B

HLTAID006 – Provide advanced first aid

PMAOMIR444B – Develop incident containment tactics

PUAFIR207B – Operate breathing apparatus open circuit (Prerequisite unit: PUAFIR215 Prevent injury)

PUAFIR320 – Render hazardous materials incidents safe (Prerequisite unit: PUAFIR215 Prevent injury)

PUAFIR316 – Identify, detect and monitor hazardous materials at an incident (Prerequisite unit: PUAFIR207B Operate breathing apparatus open circuit)

PUASAR024A – Undertake road crash rescue (Prerequisite units: PUASAR022A Participate in rescue operation (REQUIRED), AND HLTAID003 Provide first aid OR PUAEME002C Manage injuries at emergency incident)

PUASAR032A – Undertake vertical rescue (Prerequisite unit: PUASAR022A Participate in rescue operation)

PUASAR025A – Undertake confined space rescue

PUASAR027A – Undertake land search rescue

RIIERR201D – Conduct fire team operations

RIIERR205D – Apply initial response first aid

RIIERR301D – Respond to mine incident

RIIERR302D – Respond to local emergencies and incidents

RIIERR303D – Operate in self-contained regenerative oxygen breathing apparatus

RIIERR305D – Control underground fires

RIIERR306D – Conduct underground search

RIIERR307D – Extricate casualties from underground incident

RIIERR309D – Establish and operate from fresh air base

Group C

PMAOHS211B – Prepare equipment for emergency response


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