Supervisor S1,2,3 Course
Site Supervisors and Site Safety Health Representatives (SSHR) in the Queensland Mining Industry need to have the appropriate skills and knowledge to perform their duties.

About the course

These competencies have been determined by the respective Safety and Health Advisory Committee for these statutory positions at a coal and mineral mine as well as quarries.

This course meets the requirements for the position of a Supervisor in the Resources Industry as per s.56 of the Coal Mining Safety and Health Act 1999 and s.51 of the Mining and Quarrying Safety and Health Act 1999.

The course comprises three units of competency which have specified by the Coal and Metalliferous Mining Safety and Health Advisory Boards for any person authorised to supervise workers on a mine. These competencies are required to be refreshed at least every 5 years as per Reg. 84 of the Coal Mining Safety and Health Regulation 2017 (Qld).

Course Outline

Risk management focusing on
  • The appropriate identification of hazards and analysis of risk
  • Selection and implementation of control measures
  • use of risk management concepts to effectively supervise workers
  • Legislation and obligations for the roles
  • Undertaking the hazard identification process
  • Analyse risks, assess risks and recommend treatment
  • Contribute to the implementation of treatments and monitor effectiveness
Incident investigation focusing on evidence gathering
  • Appropriate analysis of information to identify immediate causes (contributing factors) and underlying (real) causes
  • Making appropriate recommendations to reduce risk of a recurrence
  • Application of incident investigative processes
  • Collection and analysis of evidence as part of identifying contributing factors
  • Identification and documentation of recommendations and actions to prevent re-occurrences
  • Supervising a team
  • Delivering a shift meeting or toolbox talk
  • Negotiating in the workplace
  • Various methods of communication including potential barriers and the skills / tools to recognise and adjust
  • Communication of work activity information, follow ups and recording actions and outcomes using various methods
  • Recognising and addressing conflict including the resolution process

Course Inclusions

Training conducted by industry experienced Coal mine workers and students will gain first-hand experience from our instructors and work through a series of real-life scenarios.

• Two x 8-hour day’s of training. Up to 12 trainees per course. A typical course runs from 07:30-15:30

• Knowledge on relevant legislation and Australian Standards for Qld Coal Mining

Participants must

Be at least 16 years of age


We supply all equipment necessary for you to undertake training.




Appropriate clothing, closed-in footwear.

National units of competency

RIIRIS301E – Apply risk management processes

RIIWHS301E – Conduct safety and health investigations

RIICOM301E – Communicate information


Students who are assessed as competent will receive a Statement of Attainment recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework. This certification is nationally recognised. The Statement is issued by Australian Operator Training (RTO 41351).

$ 425.00 AUD 

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