RII30713 Certificate III in Mine Emergency Response and Rescue

Information about the course:

Target audience:

This qualification suits rescue officers employed at mining sites or similar workplaces that require workers trained in advance rescue techniques.

Target job titles may include:

-         Emergency Rescue Team member (ERT)

-         Rescue officers

-         Paramedic/rescue

Typically students/clients will have 2+ years’ experience in mining activities. As this qualification is delivered in the workplace it is critical that a client holds a current permanent position and is available to leave the workplace for training purposes. This training is not suitable for novice employees looking to enter a workforce as a rescue officer.

Individual units:

  1.   Provide First Aid HLTAID003
  2.   Communicate in the workplace RIICOM201D
  3.   Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures RIIWHS201D
  4.   Conduct local risk control RIIRIS201D
  5.   Comply with site work processes/ procedures RIIGOV201D
  6.   Provide advanced first aid HLTAID006
  7.   Operate breathing apparatus open circuit PUAFIR207B
  8.   Render hazardous materials incident safe PUAFIR320
  9.   Identify, detect and monitor hazardous materials at an incident PUAFIR316
  10. Undertake road crash rescue PUASAR024A
  11. Undertake confined space rescue PUASAR025A
  12. Conduct fire team operations RIIERR201D
  13. Respond to local emergencies and incidents RIIERR302D
  14. Apply risk management processes RIIRIS301D
  15. Provide advanced resuscitation HLTAID007
  16. Manage first aid services and resources HLTAID008


There are several units with prerequisite units.

Award Issued:

Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the qualification:
  • Certificate III in Mine Emergency Response and Rescue  RII30713


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