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Mining Supervisor S123
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Mining Supervisor S123 (formerly G189 or MSSS).

RIIRIS301D - Apply risk management processes
RIIWHS301D - Conduct safety and health investigations
RIICOM301D - Communicate information
Do Standard 11, S123 & G2 - 5 Days (Mon-Fri or Wed-Sun)
Duration: 2 days
07.30am - 5.00pm
QLD Locations:
Maximum Students:

Course Dates and Locations


cs-content-time 07.30am - 5.00pm
June July August September October November December
3&4 Jun 2015 1&2 Jul 2015 5&6 Aug 2015 2&3 Sep 2015 7&8 Oct 2015 11&12 Nov 2015 2&3 Dec 2015
10&11 Jun 2015 8&9 Jul 2015 12&13 Aug 2015 9&10 Sep 2015 14&15 Oct 2015 18&19 Nov 2015 9&10 Dec 2015
17&18 Jun 2015 15&16 Jul 2015 19&20 Aug 2015 16&17 Sep 2015 21&22 Oct 2015 25&26 Nov 2015 16&17 Dec 2015
24&25 Jun 2015 22&23 Jul 2015 26&27 Aug 2015 23&24 Sep 2015 28&29 Oct 2015
  29&30 Jul 2015   30Sep&1 Oct 2015

cs-content-location Construction Training Centre Address: Gate 2. Suite 1.4, 492 Beaudesert Rd, Salisbury QLD 4107
Parking: On site. Ian Barclay Building - located through Gate 2 at 492 Beaudesert Rd, Salisbury. Access to Gate 2 is via the slip road under the Beaudesert Rd overpass.
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Course Description

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 and are recognised by both Coal Mining Safety and Health Advisory Committee and the Mining Safety and Health Advisory Committee.

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. This course is required by the legislation to be refreshed at least every 5 years – OHSA offers an online/distance learning option for this refresher option which requires a brief theory assessment and portfolio of workplace evidence and activities to be submitted. Also see our website page about the Supervisor Refresher Program.

We also offer a 5 day worker’s package which includes Standard 11, Work at Heights, Confined Spaces and Senior First Aid over 5 consecutive days from Monday to Friday or Wednesday to Sunday weekly. Supervisors can choose to do the 5 day supervisor’s package which includes the Standard 11, Mining Supervisor S123 and G2 over 5 consecutive days Monday to Friday or Wednesday to Sunday.

ATTENTION: Do your Standard 11 Mining Induction, Mining Supervisor S123 and the G2 courses in a 5 day program with OHSA. Contact our office on 1300 647 200 and save! 

Target Audience

The course is relevant to those intending to supervise workers in the mining, resources and construction industry. OHSA is one of the largest providers of this course in Australia and offers public courses weekly and onsite courses. We have tailored this course for many Mining, Resources, Construction, Civil and Transportation clients.

Course Content

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

Course Outcomes

Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • Conduct inspections;
  • Understand risk management concepts and be able to perform risk assessments in accordance with the hierarchy or control;
  • Develop site working instructions;
  • Identification and documentation of courses of action to resolve and/or prevent re-occurrence of the issues or problems;
  • Conduct incident investigations;
  • Understand appropriate methods of communication

Course Requirements

Candidates should ideally already have recent  experience working in resources and hold the worker level mining induction (i.e. Standard 11 Mining General Safety Induction).

Online / Distance Learning Course – 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 current access to a resources workplace and have access to a Justice of the Peace or Commissioner of Declarations where Statutory Declarations are required to be submitted. Participants must also provide photographic identification (i.e. driver’s licence, passport).

Assessments and Awards

RIIRIS301D – Apply risk management processes

RIIWHS301D Conduct safety and health investigations

RIICOM301D – Communicate information


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