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Inexperienced Underground Coal Mineworker Program

About MyneStart Inexperienced Underground Coal Mineworker Program

MyneStart Inexperienced Worker Program is a highly interactive training program, focusing primarily on the job training activities to demonstrate and reinforce learning.

The main benefit recognised from the Inexperienced Worker Program is the clearly identifiable pathways for introducing inexperienced personnel into the underground mining industry. When compared to the traditional introduction methods

To support the delivery of the this program MyneSight has established unique purpose built underground training facilities in Mackay and Wollongong. Referred to as the MyneStart Underground Training Facility, these facilities were unique due to their physical structure and the diverse range and depth of offsite training that they provided.

  • The program is highly interactive within a underground simulated environment, with limited classroom style delivery
  • Focusing primarily on on the job tasks, to demonstrate and reinforce learning.
  • Safety robust; the trainees have a clear understanding of mining hazards, risks and associated controls before entering a true underground mine.
  • Focused & safe training in a controlled replica underground environment develops an in depth level of understanding of the unique hazards & control processes.

A diverse range of topics are delivered within the program, including:

  • Standard 11 Surface and Underground NRT LOGO
  • Hazard Identification and Risk Management (SLAM’s, Take 5, JSA’s)
  • Common Workplace Hazards (Compressed Air, Fluid Power, Conveyors, Confined Spaces, Lubricants/Chemical Handling, Manual Handling)
  • Surface Mine Operations (Cap lamps, Muster Area Procedures, Mine Manager’s Rules)
  • Strata Management (Props, Cogs, Bolters)
  • Ventilation Management (Temporary Stoppings, Face Ventilation)
  • Conveyor Systems (Install, Extend, Retract)
  • Safe Working at Heights
  • Underground Lifting and Slinging
  • Mine Services (Install, Recover)
  • Unaided Escape (Level 3 Emergency Exercises)
  • Self-Rescuer/CABA
  • Underground Emergency Response
$3800
10 days over 2 weeks
$1500 deposit or call the office, No pre-requisite skills required

Course Duration

Program Course Duration Pre-requisites/Licensing Requirements
MyneStart Inexperienced Worker Program QLD Up to 10 day (over a 2 week period) No pre-requisites

Course Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, the following outcome will be issued;

Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures RIIWHS201D Standard 11 Surface and Underground
Comply with site work processes/procedures RIIGOV201D
Communicate in the workplace RIICOM201D
Conduct local risk control RIIRIS201D
Escape from hazardous situation unaided RIIERR203D
Respond to local emergencies and incidents RIIERR302E
Apply initial response first aid RIIERR205D
Conduct underground lifting operations RIIUND207D Statement of Attainment
Provide First Aid HLTAID003 Statement of Attainment
Work Safely at Heights RIIWHS204D Statement of Attainment
Conduct atmospheric monitoring (partial completion) RIIENV301D Statement of Completion
Conduct basic strata control operations including hand held bolters (partial completion) RIIMCU208D Statement of Completion
Conduct stone Dusting Operations (partial completion) RIIMCU210D Statement of Completion
Construct and maintain basic ventilation devices (partial completion) RIIMCU212E Statement of Completion
Intall, maintain and recover reticulation systems (partial completion) RIIUND201D Statement of Completion
Cable Care and handling Statement of Completion
Dewatering Statement of Completion
Identify and assess envirnmental and heritage concerns Statement of Completion
Respond to site based spills Statement of Completion
Vetter airbags Statement of Completion

Outcomes can be accredited or non-accredited based on legislation & host requirements.

Delivery Method

Theory via classroom instructional resources and practical activities within simulated underground training facility.

What to Bring
  • High Vis Shirt (orange) and Long Trousers
  • Steel Capped Boots (closed in shoes in training room; steel aps for within facility)
Workplace Requirements

Not applicable

Payment Options & Course Pricing

Payments can be made online before the commencement of the course or on the day of the course, receipt issued upon payment.

Mynesight accepts the following payment options.

  • Cash
  • Credit Card (VISA or Mastercard)
  • Debit Card (VISA or Mastercard)
  • Purchase Order (where company is paying for the course)