Generic Induction - Standard 11 Mining Induction

About the Standard 11

Queensland has a strict Workplace Health & Safety policy in place called the Standard 11. Made up of 6 units of study as set by the Queensland Mines Inspectorate. This 2 day training course is essential to be allowed on site. If you’ve already done your Standard 11 and are looking to do a refresher – this can also be completed via iMINCO.

Requirements: Must be 18 years of age or over
Validity: 5 years

Other trades and professions working on a mine site providing services or labour must (in most cases) have a current Standard 11. This includes, but is not limited to, process workers, electricians, plumbers, fitters, engineers, architects, cleaning staff, kitchen hands, chefs, office and admin staff, drivers, labourers and managers etc.

What you’ll learn

RIIRIS201D – Conduct Local Risk Control
Hazard ID, control and risk assessment and in a mining environment.
RIIERR302D – Respond to Local Emergencies and incidents
Prepare and respond to emergencies in a mine environment.
RIIGOV201D – Comply with Site Work Processes / Procedures
Access and apply site safety procedures, apply personal safety measures, maintain personal well-being, and complete relevant reports and forms.
RIIWHS201D – Work Safely and Follow WHS Policies and Procedures (Requires sign off )
Working safely and follow WHS policies and procedures, accessing and apply site safety procedures; applying personal safety measures and operational safety measures; maintaining personal well being for job; and identifying and reporting incidents.
RIIERR205D – Apply Initial Response First Aid
Assess the situation, apply basic first aid and complete incident reports.
RIICOM201D – Communicate in the Workplace
Identify, access and use work site communication systems and equipment, carry out work related communication, and complete written documentation.

Standard 11 Mining Induction

Valid for 5 years
(refresher courses are also available)

Brisbane, Ipswich, Townsville locations
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NEW: Do your Standard 11 in Townsville

Call (07) 5520 2522 to make a booking

Contact iMINCO on (07) 5520 2522 to make a booking

  • The Mining Induction course is designed by the Department of Natural Resources and Mines, mining employers and follows the Queensland Mines Inspectorate directive. This means what you will learn on this course are the skills and knowledge the mining companies want and NEED you to have.
  • Completion of the course will mean you will have advanced knowledge of Work Health & Safety in a mining environment, keeping you and other mine workers safe from potential injury and harm on a mine site.
  • This mining induction course (Standard 11) also cover metaliferous. This means you can work on more mine sites and quarries and not just coal mines.
  • The training is designed to exceed the safety standards required. We do this to put YOU in the best position to improve your career.
  • The team of trainers have real mining experience which means not only are they excellent trainers, they can also help you understand life in the mines.
  • The Standard 11 is a 2-day, face-to-face training program,with highly practical classes. New starters as well as currently employed workers can apply this knowledge, be well-prepared to work safely in a mining environment.
  • The Standard 11 is a Queensland government initiative. It has been passed as a formal piece of legislation. You can view the full government document on the Standard 11 at the bottom of this page.

Work Place Assessment

You will receive a Statement of Completion certificate after this course along with a photo ID card. You will be given a Work Place Assessment document for the one unit that requires sign off on a mine site. When you return the Work Place Assessment, you will be provided with a Statement of Attainment and photo ID card which is then valid for 5 years.

Course overview

  • This training course has been designed to rapidly increase you mining knowledge.
  • Highly practical classes meaning you will be able to apply your mining knowledge and show your employers real skills.
  • The benefits of experienced and engaging trainers to make learning easy.
  • Your trainers have real mining experience which means they can also help you understand life in the mines.
  • Unlike many other mining training courses, it also cover metalliferous. This means you will have a greater selection of mine sites to work on.


This course is run over 2 Days (with pre-course information provided) : $660 (group booking discounts may apply)

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