Certificate III in Mine Emergency Response and Rescue

3 weeks full time
1-4 days per unit
Contact our office for upcoming dates

This qualification reflects the role of response and rescue team members who work in a mine site or a construction site, and 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.


On successful completion, students will receive a nationally recognised qualification for Certificate III in Mine Emergency Response and Rescue, which is recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.

RPL/Credit Transfers

If you have completed some of the units in this qualification previously, you may be eligible for a Credit Transfer. If you have a range of knowledge and skills that you believe meet the requirements of any of the units in this qualification you may apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). This process will involve submitting evidence to Australian Management & Safety Training in form of employer testimonies, resumes, logbooks, reports etc. Please call us to discuss your options.

Unit Information
Core Units
RIIRIS201D - Conduct local risk control
RIICOM201D - Communicate in the workplace

HLTAID003  - Provide first aid

RIIWHS201D - Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures

Group A Electives
RIIQUA201D - Maintain and monitor site quality standards
RIIGOV201D - Comply with site work processes/procedures
Group B Electives
BSBDIV301 - Work effectively with diversity
PUAFIR207B - Operate breathing apparatus open circuit
PUASAR025A - Undertake confined space rescue
HLTAID006 - Provide advanced first aid
RIIERR201D -Conduct fire team operations
RIIRIS301D - Apply risk management processes
RIIERR205D - Apply initial response First Aid
PUASAR032A - Undertake vertical rescue
PUAFIR316 - Identify, detect and monitor hazardous materials at an incident
PUASAR027A - Undertake land search rescue
RIIERR302D - Respond to local emergencies and incidents
PUASAR024A - Undertake road crash rescue
PURFIR320 - Render hazardous materials incidents safe
Group C Electives
PMAWHS211 - Prepare equipment for emergency response
Course Duration

The full course is delivered over 15 days.

This may be reduced if evidence can be supplied for previous qualifications and experience.


Price for full qualification is $5500. For individual unit costs please contact our office.