Certificate III in Mine Emergency Response and Rescue

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  • Objectives
    This course provides both training and the recognition of existing knowledge and skills for people who are currently working in the national mining industry.

    This course will enable you to gain advancement in the mining industry, and will assist the enterprise you work for to meet its legislation compliance obligations.
  • Entry requirements
    Two years relevant industry experience.
  • Academic title
    Certificate III in Mine Emergency Response and Rescue
  • Course description
    Key Study Areas      

    This course includes six mandatory units covering safety, communications and first aid. In addition to this you will be asked to nominate ten electives from topics such as:

        * Fire management
        * Incident management
        * Breathing apparatus
        * Search
        * Rescue
        * Emergency care

    Where     • Bendigo (City Campus)

    Duration Options

    2 years part time.

    May be offered as a traineeship.

    Selection Process     • Individual Interview

    Further Study Options    

    The Metalliferous Mining Training Package has pathways up to and including diploma level.


    You will be assessed as part of this course.

    Typical Course Content     (exact details may be obtained from the teaching centre)
    HLTFA1A              Apply Basic First Aid
    HLTFA2A              Apply advanced First Aid
    MNMC201A          Work Safely
    MNMC202A          Communicate In The Workplace
    MNMC203A          Contribute To Quality Work Outcomes
    MNMC205A          Conduct Local Risk Assessment
    MNMRR301A        Respond To Mine Incident
    MNMRR303A        Operate In Self-contained Regenerative Oxygen Breathing Apparatus
    MNMRR305A        Control Underground Fires
    MNMRR306A        Conduct underground research
    MNMRR307A        Extricate Casualties From Underground Incident
    MNMRR309A        Establish And Operate From Fresh Air Base
    MNMRR310A        Provide Support For Rescue Operations
    MNMRR411A        Load Recue Team
    PMAOHS211A      Prepare equipment for emergency response
    PMAOMIR444A    Develop Incident Containment Tactics
    PUAAMS007A      Coordinate search and rescue operations
    PUADEFEO201A   Respond to fire
    PUAEME001A       Provide emergency care
    PUAEME002B       Manage Injuries at Emergency Incident
    PUAFIR207A        Operate breathing apparatus open circuit
    PUAFIR306A        Render hazardous materials incidents safe
    PUAFIR307A        Monitor hazardous atmospheres
    PUAOPE002A      Operate communications systems and equipment
    PUASAR004A       Undertake vertical rescue
    PUASAR005A       Undertake confined space rescue
    PUASAR008A       Search as a member of a land search team

    Recognition of Prior Learning    

    Recognition of your current qualifications and prior learning: BRIT has processes to give you credit for relevant units from your prior study, and to assess your prior learning against units in a course.

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