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Standard 11

General Mine Site Induction

Course Outline:

The Standard 11 is the current requirement for anyone working in the Queensland coal mining industry and represents the minimum standard for meeting health and safety obligations in the coal mining industry in Queensland. Standard 11 is primarily designed for short term contractors who need to move between multiple sites and have current industry experience relevant to their role. Skills that are fundamentally important to the mining industry such as hazard identification, risk control, isolation and tagging, communication, manual handling, use and control of hazardous substances (and others) are an integral part of the Standard 11 course. Workshop activities will provide participants with opportunity to develop those skills to this standard.



Course Content:

  • General Mining Overview

  • Mining Legislation, Rules and Regulations

  • General Mine Site Safety

  • Managing Workplace Hazards

  • Risk Management

  • Isolation and Tagging Procedures, Permits to Work and Defect Reports

  • Traffic and Mobile Equipment Procedures

  • Emergency Procedures

  • Life Saving First Aid

  • Fire Fighting & Fire Prevention

  • Protecting the Environment

  • Following site Work Processes


Mode of Delivery:

This courses consists 2 days face to face training

Who Should Attend?

This unit of competency applies to anyone wanting to work in the coal mining industry. Learners will be able to demonstrate essential knowledge and skills required to safely carry out roles in surface coal mines across Queensland. 


Refresher Training:

Industry recommendation and best practice recommends Standard 11 refresher training be completed at intervals not exceeding 5 years.

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