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Standard 11 Surface Induction

An important group of competencies aimed at personnel working or planning to work on the surface of a Queensland Coal Mine.  This course is suitable for anyone regardless of their role, employer or site.


2 days, plus verification
of workplace activities




RIIGOV201E Comply with site work processes & procedures
RIIWHS201E Work safely & follow WHS policies & procedures
RIICOM201E Communicate in the workplace
RIIRIS201E Conduct Local Risk Control
RIIERR205D Apply Initial Response First Aid
RIIERR302E Respond to local emergencies & incidents

Course Content

This course is the introductory course for a Standard 11 Surface induction, with an on-the-job practical component.


6 surface units,
bundled together


Full course

We’ll cover:

  • Hierarchy of legislation and other procedures that apply in the coal mining industry
  • Pre-shift requirements and processes
  • Notification and reporting requirements
  • Interpreting mine plans
  • Communication and receiving instructions
  • Workplace requirements for PPE and Fit For Work
  • Manual handling techniques
  • Vehicular interaction, isolation and tagging procedures
  • Identifying hazards and managing risk
  • Environmental responsibilities, emergency actions and evacuation
  • Initial response first aid, fire theory and extinguishing fires
  • Various other specific requirements to manage high risk activities onsite


No formal pre-requisites.

Low level of literacy, numeracy and writing skills
(sufficient for reading, communicating with co-workers and filling out paperwork)

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