We offer comprehensive short courses tailored specifically to this sector that can be accessed on a per-unit basis or as part of a package deal. Our courses will help expand your employee's skill set and give them the knowledge required to work within this industry, giving you an advantage when it comes to applying for tenders.


RIICOM301E - Communicate Information

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to communicate information to complete work activities within this industry. You will learn how to plan, prepare, and conduct communication through various methods to make sure work activities are properly understood.

This unit is best suited for individuals who are working in an operational, supervisory or team leader capacity. By acquiring these specific skills and knowledge, you can become an even more valuable asset within your organization.

RIIWHS301E - Conduct safety and Health Investigations

This unit of the training program will cover everything an individual needs to know in order to participate in work-related health and safety investigations as part of their responsibilities. You'll learn how to respond quickly after an incident, investigate the cause, document findings accurately, identify hazards, evaluate risks, and make recommendations for improvement.

RIIRIS301E - Apply Risk Management Processes

This unit will help all those who contribute to applying risk management processes as part of their responsibilities. This includes employers, line managers, supervisors, safety representatives or employees. At the end of this unit, you’ll be able to confidently identify potential hazards, assess risks and put measures in place to manage them.


RIIRIS402E Carry Out the Risk Management ProcessDo you have the skills and knowledge to carry out successful risk management processes?

This unit provides the necessary training for supervisors looking to plan, identify hazards, assess risks, and develop and implement controls. By understanding these key elements of risk assessment, supervisors can ensure that processes are carried out safely and effectively.

If your role involves supervising the risk assessment process, it is important to understand the essentials of good practice. This unit will provide an overview of risk management principles, as well as detailed guidance on how to effectively identify hazards and develop relevant controls. It also covers auditing strategies which can help to ensure that all aspects of the risk assessments are accurately completed.

This unit covers the following key learning areas:

Planning and preparing to implement the risk management process

Identifying and assessing workplace hazards and identifying unacceptable risk levels

Identifying, implementing and evaluating potential actions and developing risk controls

Auditing the risk management process and preparing reports.


MEM11011 – Undertake manual handling

This unit is designed for people who need an understanding of safety issues related to manual lifting, relevant legislation, policies, regulations and procedures. You'll have the chance to practice safe work practices under supervision and you'll be able to demonstrate the use of mechanical aids where appropriate. The maximum manual lifting weight is limited to Safe Work Australia recommendations.

RIIHAN203E – Conduct lifting operations

This unit covers everything from developing preliminary lifting plans, directing load movements, connecting a load to movement devices, and confirming load stability. It's perfect for those working in operational roles who seek to take responsibility for the quality of their work outcomes.


RIIWHS204E - Work Safely at Heights

This unit explores the skills and knowledge required to work safely at heights. It applies to those working in operational roles, who generally work under supervision while undertaking a range of functions with known routines and procedures. This ensures that they are able to take responsibility for the quality of their work outcomes.

You will learn how to assess risks associated with working at heights, use safety equipment such as harnesses, lanyards and rope access systems, properly maintain safety systems, and apply appropriate practices for safe entry, exit and rescue from confined spaces. You’ll also be able to identify hazards when planning or executing work activities at heights and establish control measures to manage risks.

PUASAR022 - Participate in rescue operations

This unit will help you develop the necessary skills and knowledge required to be an integral part of a successful rescue team. The unit covers a wide range of rescue situations and environmental conditions, from industrial to rural, bush and even extreme environments!

You are required to hold a current HLTAID011 Provide First Aid prior to enrolling into this unit.

PUAFIR210 - Prevent Injury

This unit is specifically designed for personnel involved in incidents, prescribed burns, or emergency management operations. It includes key information on safe work practices that will help our team members stay safe in their environment. You will learn how to evaluate risks before they become hazardous and how to keep yourself out of harm's way while on the job.


RIIMPO304E - Conduct wheel loader operations

This unit covers all the essential skills and knowledge needed to operate and shift loads. Whether you work in coal mining, extractive operations or Metalliferous mining, you'll gain the confidence to take on wheel loader operations in any site-based role.

Here’s what it covers:

Planning wheel loader activities

Carrying out wheel loader pre-operational checks

Operating wheel loaders safely and efficiently

Cleaning up after wheeled loader operations

Completing machine operator reports for wheel loaders

RIIHAN309F - Conduct Telescopic Materials Handler Operations

This unit applies to those working in site-based roles such as coal mining, Extractive Operations, Metalliferous mining, Drilling, and Civil Infrastructure. With this unit, you'll gain the ability to safely conduct telescopic materials handler operations.

You'll learn about the specific operational techniques for operating a telescopic materials handler and about assessing risks associated with these operations in different environments.

RIIHAN311F - Conduct operations with integrated tool carrier

This unit covers the theory and practical skills necessary to conduct operations with an integrated tool carrier in industries such as Coal mining and Metalliferous mining. It will provide you with the information needed to safely operate machinery, perform maintenance activities, understand regulations, execute emergency procedures and more. You'll gain confidence in operating an integrated tool carrier while learning invaluable industry best practices.


PMASUP236 - Operate vehicles in the field

This unit of competency covers the skills and knowledge required to prepare and operate vehicles and related equipment to patrol pipelines or otherwise drive across a variety of terrains and applies to operators who are required to check their vehicle daily for damage, ensure fuels and lubricant levels are maintained, effect minor repairs, prepare and maintain field equipment and communicate with their base station. Typical scenarios can include patrolling areas across a variety of terrains looking for problems that require maintenance or reporting or driving to remote facilities. The vehicle must be checked for mechanical soundness before leaving the base, the operator must ensure it is securely and adequately packed, and make certain their communications equipment and contact schedule are in order and generally prepared for long periods off-road. The operator would generally be part of a team during field trips but may be required to undertake limited solo trips. At all times they would be liaising and cooperating with their base station. Operators must have the appropriate class of driver’s licence before taking charge of the vehicle.

RIIVEH305F - Operate and maintain a 4WD vehicle

This unit focuses on providing learners with the key skills and knowledge needed to be proficient in operating and maintaining a four-wheel drive vehicle. It is suitable for those working in supervisory and technical specialist roles who are able to work independently with minimal supervision.

The topics covered include: selecting appropriate equipment, services or contingency measures, using discretion and judgement when making decisions, understanding how to identify potential hazards, developing strategies for managing risk, applying safe operational techniques, and troubleshooting common problems. As well as this, learners will also gain an understanding of industry standards, regulations and legislation relevant to their role.

RIIVEH201E - Operate a light vehicle

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to operate a light vehicle in the resources and infrastructure industries, and it applies to those working in operational roles.When operating a light vehicle, you'll generally work under supervision to undertake a prescribed range of functions involving known routines and procedures. You'll also take responsibility for the quality of your work outcomes.


RIIWHS202E - Enter and work in a confined space

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to enter and work in confined spaces in the resources and infrastructure industries and applies to those working in operational roles.

You'll learn about the safety protocols, routines, procedures, practices, and ethics associated with working in a confined space. You'll also gain an understanding of how to apply risk management processes when entering a confined space. Under supervision, you'll take responsibility for the quality of your work outcomes.

PUASAR025 - Undertake Confined Space rescue

This unit involves learning the skills needed to respond to rescue operations in confined spaces as part of a single organization or multiple organizations. A confined space isn’t determined by size alone - it’s identified by the hazards associated with a particular set of circumstances. Depending on where you are, a permit may be required to work in these areas.This unit will help equip you with the required skills and knowledge for responding confidently and effectively to emergencies in confined spaces.

MSMWHS217 - Gas Test Atmospheres

This competency covers testing atmospheres using electronic test apparatus, interpreting readings, and taking appropriate actions based on the results. It's perfect for those who may be required to carry out gas testing of an atmosphere prior to entering a specific area or workspace.The unit is suitable for use in the following situations:

confined spaces enclosed and partially enclosed spaces hot work storage tanks, silos, pits, pipes, shafts, ducts, transport vehicles and ships testing as part of issuing a work permit monitoring as part of working under a work permit open areas holding the gas tester by hand lowering the gas tester into a space, e.g. on a line.

This unit of competency applies to an individual working alone or as part of a team.

MSMWHS216 - Operate Breathing Apparatus

This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to do just that, based on the Australian Standard AS/NZS 1715:2009 Selection, use and maintenance of respiratory protective equipment.

This unit of competency applies to operators who are required to wear breathing apparatus because they are working:

In a confined space with hazardous gases/vapours in an oxygen-deficient atmosphere in other situations requiring the wearing of breathing apparatus.

Operators may also be required to wear breathing apparatus in emergency situations, however, this is not the prime focus of this unit.

This unit of competency applies to an individual working alone or as part of a team or group and working in liaison with other shift team members and the control room operator, as appropriate.

MSMPER200 - Work in accordance with an issued permit

This unit of competency covers everything you need to know when it comes to working in accordance with an issued permit.

The purpose of this unit is to ensure that people who are working under a permit understand the system, know their limitations, and adhere to all requirements of the permit. We want to make sure that everyone who is working in this area remains safe and protected at all times.

By following this competency unit, individuals will learn how to properly interpret and apply the conditions listed on a permit as well as how to conduct risk assessments and identify potential hazards. Additionally, learners will also be able to explain why permits must be used, list specific methods for monitoring safety during work activities, differentiate between emergency and normal permits, determine appropriate actions in response to non-compliance with permit conditions, and more!

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