MDG 25 Safe Cutting & Welding in Mines Awareness Training

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MDG 25 Safe Cutting and Welding in Mines Awareness Training minimises the risks to health and safety of people where cutting and welding activities are being carried out at a mine site or in product processing plants.

On completion of this training course, you will have an understanding of:

  • Safe use and handling of oxygen fuel equipment
  • Safe cylinder storage, transport and handling
  • Electrical welding safety
  • Power tool and grinder safety
  • Identification of risks and hazards
  • How to complete a Hot Work Permit

The course covers the following topics:

  • Compliance documentation
  • Welding Management Plan (WMP)
  • Hazard identification, risk assessment and risk controls
  • Fire and explosion
  • Hazardous areas, wet areas and confined spaces
  • Welding underground in coal mines
  • The welding environment
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Emergency preparedness
  • Equipment inspections, storage, transportation and handling


    Participants who successfully complete both the written and practical course requirements will be issued a Certificate of Attendance and wallet card for:

    • MDG 25 Safe Cutting & Welding in Mines Awareness Training


    This course is designed for personnel who are involved with the operation, supervision or inspection of cutting & welding in mines.


    Language, literacy and numeracy skills are required at a level to read, complete, interpret and communicate workplace documentation relevant to the training.

    Participants with a language, literacy and/or numeracy difficulty or other special needs should inform our training support staff prior to enrolling to discuss our support services if required.


    Each mine site may have its own refresher period requirements. Please check with the mine site where you will be working.

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