RII30715 Certificate III in Mine Emergency Response and Rescue

Information about the course:

This qualification reflects the role of response and rescue team members who work in a mine site or a construction site, who perform tasks involving a broad range of skilled applications applied in a wide variety of contexts, which may involve application of some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, services or contingency measures.

No licencing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

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 RIIERR201E
  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

Prerequisites:

There are several units with pre-requisite units:

PUAFIR207B Operate Breathing apparatus open circuit - Pre-requisite:  PUAFIR215 Prevent injury

PUASAR025A Undertake confined space rescue - Pre-requisite: *PUASAR022A Participate in a rescue operation / *PUAFIR316 - Identify, detect and monitor hazardous materials at an incident

PUASAR024A Undertake road crash rescue - Pre-requisite: *PUASAR022A Participate in a rescue operation or HLTFA311A Apply first aid and *PUAEME002C Manage injuries at emergency incident

PUAFIR316 Identify, detect and monitor hazardous materials at an incident - Pre-requisite: *PUAFIR207B Operate breathing apparatus open circuit

*Denotes that these units of competency have pre-requisites.

Award Issued:

Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the qualification:
  • RII30715 Certificate III in Mine Emergency Response and Rescue

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