10114NAT Certificate III in Underground Coal Mine Emergency Response and Rescue 2017-05-19T10:35:39+00:00

10114NAT Certificate III in Underground Coal Mines Emergency Response and Rescue

Certificate III in Underground Coal Mine Emergency Response and Rescue

The Certificate III in Underground Coal Mine Emergency Response and Rescue course provides the skills and knowledge required by underground coal mines rescue team members who are called out to respond to a wide range of mine emergency incidents, including search and rescue operations, firefighting, flooding, ventilation failure and mine recovery after a fire or explosion.

Candidates that wish to apply for enrolment in the course must be underground coal mine workers sponsored by a Queensland coal mine organisation.

Initial course duration is three weeks, delivered at the QMRS training facilities in Dysart and Blackwater.  Active mines rescue team members must attend bi-monthly one-day skills maintenance courses delivered at the QMRS facilities or at the mine sites.

The training program is ASQA (nationally) accredited. Students that successfully complete the training program requirements are eligible for a Certificate III in Underground Coal Mines ERR qualification through the QMRS external Registered Training Organisation.

Course Competency Units

Competency units that underpin the course are indicated in the table below.

Unit Code Unit Title
HLTAID006 Provide first aid
HLTAID007 Provide advanced resuscitation
PUAFIR207B Operate breathing apparatus open circuit
PUAFIR215 Prevent injury
PUATEA001B Work in a team
RIIERR303D Operate in self-contained regenerative oxygen breathing apparatus
RIIERR305D Control underground fires
RIIERR306D Conduct underground search
RIIERR307D Extricate casualties from underground incident
RIIERR311D Assess and implement life support systems and stabilise casualties
UCMDSA301A Detect and sample underground coal mine atmosphere
UCMORB302A Operate oxygen resuscitation breathing apparatus in underground coal mine emergency response
UCMSCR303A Operate self-contained self-rescuer breathing apparatus in underground coal mine emergency response
UCMSME304A Survey and monitor underground coal mine environment

Note:  HLTAID006 and HLTAID007 are not delivered by QMRS.