Mining Supervisor S123 REFRESHER Online

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Mining Supervisor S123 / MSSS Refresher Course Online 4 hours - $300

This OHSA Refresher 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 and are recognised by both Coal Mining Safety and Health Advisory Committee and the Mining Safety and Health Advisory Committee. This Refresher Course meets the requirement to have your current Mining Supervisor qualification refreshed every 5 years.

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. OHSA offers an online/distance learning option for this refresher program which requires a theory assessment and portfolio of workplace evidence and activities to be submitted. OHSA can also deliver this course as a 1 day face to face course at your workplace if preferred.

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The course is structured to ensure the learner has the skills and knowledge to meet the requirements of the 3 units of competency including:

  • 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
  • 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
  • Communicate information focusing on skills related to
    • supervising a team
    • delivering a shift meeting or toolbox talk
    • negotiating in the workplace

Participants must have completed a previous Mining Supervisor Course or equivalent within the past 5 years and hold a current Statement of Attainment (certified from a Justice of the Peace) issued by a Registered Training Organisation. Participants must have recent worksite experience on a mining, resource, energy or civil construction workplace in the previous two (2) years. Participants must have access to a mining, resource, energy or civil construction workplace to complete any workplace tasks if they do not currently have recent copies of the evidence that is required to be submitted as part of the workplace portfolio of evidence required to be submitted to OHSA. Candidates will be required to complete a written theory question, submit two (2) samples of JSEA’s/SWMS, two (2) tool box talks they have delivered, an incident report they have completed, a manager’s testimonial, 100 points of ID, a statutory declaration and a copy of their previous certificate certified by a JP or Commissioner of Declarations.

Participants should have access to a suitable computer/internet/printer and sufficient internet skills for the online option. Students should also be allocated sufficient time and resources to complete the course content and have access to a resources workplace and able to locate a Justice of the Peace or Commissioner of Declarations where Statutory Declarations.

Whilst the course is self paced you will be given 3 months to complete all of the assessment tasks at which time your enrolment expires. You may then wish to request in writing an extension of a further period at the discretion of the OHSA assessor. There is no refund once you have enrolled into the course and received the course material from OHSA.

Mining Supervisor S123 REFRESHER Online







Half day Self paced






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