Course Code and Title: RII30713 – Certificate III in Mine Emergency Response and Rescue

Course Overview: Gain the skills and competencies you need to be job ready to become an Emergency Response and Security Team member in the mining and construction industry.

Objective: 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.

Job Ready Career Training for Mining, Oil, Gas and Construction Industries

Duration: 18 days

Core Units (4)

  • RIICOM201D       Communicate in the workforce
  • RIIOHS201D        Work safely and follow OHS policies and procedures
  • RIIRIS201D          Conduct local risk control
  • HLTAID003          Provide First Aid

Essentials Electives (8)

  • RIIGOV201D       Comply with site work processes/procedures
  • HLTAID006          Provide Advanced First Aid
  • PMAOHS211B     Prepare equipment for emergency response
  • PUAFIR309B       Operate pumps.
  • PUAFIR207B       Operate breathing apparatus open circuit
  • PUASAR024A     Undertake road crash rescue
  • PUASAR032A     Undertake vertical rescue
  • PUASAR025A     Undertake confined space rescue
  • RIIERR201D         Conduct fire team operations
  • PUAFIR320-316 Identify and render hazardous materials incidents safe

Optional Electives (4)

  • RIIERR301D         Respond to mine incident
  • RIIERR302D         Respond to local emergencies and incidents
  • RIIRIS301D          Apply risk management processes
  • PUAAMS007B     Coordinate search and rescue operations
  • PMAOMIR444B  Develop incident containment tactics


  • Coal Board Medical to ensure you are ERT ready.
  • Standard 11 Induction requires bridging to comply with BMA.
  • Transport, accommodation and meals can be supplied

 Delivered in Moranbah and Croydon, Victoria

Please email LifeAid or call 1300 543 324 if you require additional information on this service.

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