SGS Academy Australia - Standard 11 - Surface Mining Induction

Standard 11 - Surface Mining Induction

The Standard 11 Surface Mining Induction is a highly interactive, scenario based two-day program delivering the underpinning knowledge required by the Queensland resources industry. SGS Australia Pty Ltd RTO 2646

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The Standard 11 Surface Mining Induction provides training on the skills and knowledge required to meet the Queensland regulatory requirements for those aiming to work in open-cut coal mining operations in Queensland. The course will cover the following topics:

  • General mining overview
  • Legislation
  • General safety
  • Managing workplace hazards
  • Risk management
  • Isolation and tagging procedures
  • Site communication equipment and systems
  • Traffic and mobile equipment procedures
  • Lifesaving first aid
  • Local emergency and incident response
  • Firefighting and fire prevention
  • The environment
  • The work process


Participants who achieve competency for the theory component of the course will receive a Statement of Completion and a partial completion Photo ID Card along with an On-Site Verification Workbook. This will allow you to enter the particular mine site and complete all site induction requirements and to work in a supervised situation and complete the On-Site Verification Workbook.


Participants will need to successfully complete and submit the On-Site Verification Workbook back to SGS Australia Pty Ltd to be verified within six (6) months of completing the theory course.

Upon successful completion of the course requirements, a Photo ID Induction Card valid for five (5) years and a Statement of Attainment will be issued for:

  • RIIWHS201D Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures
  • RIIERR205D Apply initial first aid
  • RIIGOV201D Comply with site work processes/procedures
  • RIIRIS201D Conduct local risk control
  • RIICOM201D Communicate in the workplace
  • RIIERR 302D Respond to local emergencies and incidents


Nationally recognised training delivered by SGS Australia Pty Ltd RTO 2646

Access the SGS Participant Handbook for more information.

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


The Standard 11 Surface Mining Induction is suitable for new and experienced mine workers.

NOTE: Each mine site may have its own induction requirements. Please check with the mine site you will be working at before enrolling in this course.

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