RIIRIS301D Apply risk management processes

Information about the course:

This unit describes a participant’s skills and knowledge required to apply risk management processes in the Resources and Infrastructure Industries.

This unit is appropriate for those working in operational or supervisory roles.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Target audience:

Those who are working in a mine rescue unit working as part of an Emergency Rescue Team.

Award issued:

Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the statement of attainment for: 

  • RIIRIS301D Apply risk management process

Course duration:

  • Option 1 Full course: 8 hours face-to-face training
  • Option 2 Refresher course: 6 hours face-to-face training

Pre course study options:

There is no pre-course study for this course.

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RIIRIS301D Apply risk management process - How will I be assessed for this course?

The following assessment tasks are required for this course:

  • Theory Questions consisting of multiple choice and short answer questions
  • Performance Tasks
  • Simulated Practical Scenarios

RIIRIS301D Apply risk management process - Where can I find the training package?

You can access a copy of the training package here

RIIRIS301D Apply risk management process - What skills and knowledge will I get from this course?

Performance Evidence

  • obtains and applies relevant documentation, policies and procedures
  • implements the requirements, procedures and techniques for the safe, effective and efficient completion of risk management processes including:
  1. applying relevant operational information
  2. applying common industrial terminology
  • works effectively with others to undertake and complete the application of risk management processes that meets all the required outcomes, including:
  1. complying with written and verbal reporting requirements and procedures
  2. communicating clearly and concisely with others to receive and clarify work instructions
  3. communicating clearly and concisely with others to coordinate work activities
  4. engaging co-workers, employers and supervisors in the risk management processes
  • demonstrates completion of the application of risk management processes that safely, effectively and efficiently meets all of the required outcomes on more than one (1) occasion including:
  1. applying planning and organising skills to the risk management processes
  2. identifying or sourcing criteria to determine unacceptable risk
  3. identifying and recognising type and scope of hazards and their impact
  4. assessing and determining the consequence, likelihood and level of potential risk
  5. identifying unacceptable risk using the acceptable/unacceptable criteria
  6. assessing options for appropriate controls and implementing accordingly
  7. identifying and obtaining required resources
  8. preparing and maintaining written records and report requirements
  9. reviewing risk management documentation
  10. identifying and recommending controls
  11. contributing to the implementation of controls

 Knowledge Evidence

  • WHS legislation and regulations
  • appropriate resources and infrastructure context and language
  • topics or subject areas which are target for assessment and treatment
  • site risk management systems and their application
  • conventions and requirements for written communications including report writing
  • problem solving techniques