Supervisor S1, S2, S3 Online Training Course - iMINCO Mining Training Information

Supervisor S1, S2, S3 Online Training Course

Do your Supervisor training course today.

Complete this training in as little as a few days. Start applying for Supervisor jobs ASAP!

Become a Supervisor in the mines

The mining supervisor course (also known as S1, S2, S3) is one of the best investments you could make in your career and the good news is you could have this qualification on your resume within a few days.

It’s not difficult to attain this qualification, so why would you not give yourself the opportunity to move up into a supervisors role? This Supervisor course will give you the expert knowledge to be able to make a significant contribution to your workplace.

You’ll be more confident and a trusted manager or team leader. Your mining company employer will have confidence in your ability to supervise and manage a team without the need for further direction of intervention.

The Supervisor course has three topics to work through

  • RIIRIS301D – Apply risk management processes
  • RIICOM301D – Communicate information
  • RIIWHS301D- Conduct safety and health investigations

What you will learn

  • Help you overcome communication barriers.
  • Show you how to question, listen and be more assertive in your new role.
  • Teach you a framework for managing workplace conflict.
  • Give you ideas and procedures to follow when problem solving and decision making working with teams.
  • Provide you with significant opportunity for further professional development.
  • Allow you to support site leadership direction in mining performance.
  • Increase your earning potential.
  • Educate you in current WHS practices.
  • Allow you to provide leadership direction to a production team.
  • Allow you to work above or underground as a supervisor.
  • Teach you zero-harm leadership.
  • Provide you with a continuous career improvement pathway; and

If you have the knowledge gained through experience working with teams in a safety-aware environment, this courses is for you.

Course outcomes

  • Open up even further career advancement opportunities.
  • Create your own opportunities to earn a fatter pay packet.
  • Become a leader or WHS Officer in the mining and resource sector; and
  • Gain a thorough understanding of the Queensland Government Mining and Quarrying Safety and Health Act and Regulation and Coal Mining Safety and Health Act and Regulation.

Complete this course online (or face-to-face) – start today!

You complete this course online at your own pace, or complete it in a classroom environment in Brisbane. You will take away your very own comprehensive workbook as well as additional notes which you can refer to once you are back at work.

The learning is not complicated and you will have a variety of course notes and workbooks to reference as you complete the training. Help is always on hand via the online training system, or by telephone support.

As a fully qualified supervisor, you will be required to perform such tasks as;

  • Overseeing the safety of all the workers within the mine site operations.
  • Be aware of all WHS policies and procedures.
  • Planning daily production targets for a mine whilst ensuring equipment and supplies are always available when needed.
  • Facilitating effective working relationships with operational, technical and maintenance crews.
  • Developing orientation programs to train new and existing mine workers.
  • Rostering and scheduling work shift. Facilitating briefing sessions to address changes in company policies and procedures.
  • Ensuring all safety measures, guidelines and regulations are being diligently followed.
  • Ensuring all risk assessments are being carried out to the policy of the company.
  • Reporting any breaches of safety or identifying hazards to the mine site managers.
  • Implement a safety plan and handle the emergency safely, quickly and effectively.
  • Working with employees to handle their personal and work related issues; and
  • Ensure that your team are able to work in safe environments without additional stress or duress.

Upon successful completion of this Supervisors course it will allow you to undertake the role of and perform the duties and position requirements of a Mine Safety and Health Representative as detailed in the Coal Mining Safety & Health Act.

The units of competency are;

  • G1 – RIIRIS301D – Apply Risk Management Processes
  • G8 – RIIWHS301D – Conduct safety and Health Investigations
  • G9 – RIICOM301D – Communicate Information

The training and assessment is designed to help existing workplace supervisors, union representatives, safety committee members, assistant safety officers and other staff who identify and manage workplace health and safety hazards.

There is a practical sign-off required for competency in this course. You will be provided with a comprehensive workbook you can use at your work site and have it signed off by your manager.

RIIRIS301D Apply Risk Management Processes (G1)

Covering the application of risk management processes in resources and infrastructure industries.

This unit is focused on:

  • identification of on-site hazards
  • assessing and identifying unacceptable risk
  • identifying and recommending treatments
  • contributing to the implementation of treatments; and
  • reviewing safety system documentation

RIIWHS301D Conduct safety and health investigations (G8)

Conducting safety and health investigations in the resources and infrastructure industries.

This unit is focused on:

  • determining the investigation objectives
  • information gathering
  • evaluating the information
  • identifying appropriate courses of action;and
  • preparation and presentation of reports pertinent to the investigation

RIICOM301D Communicate Information (G9)

In this unit you will learn effective communication of information in the resource industry.

This unit is focused on:

  • verbal and written communication
  • achieving outcomes of meetings
  • preparation and delivery of presentations; and
  • effective negotiation

Course Content:

Identify and explain WHS legislative requirements;

  • Application of the processes and tasks to conduct WH&S inspections and to identify, analyse, assess risks, recommend treatment, contribute to implementation of treatments and to monitor risks;
  • Preparation, testing and documentation of site working instructions or equivalent;
  • Application of safety and health investigative processes at the operational level, including the identification and collection of evidence, the analysis of evidence to identify the reasons for and results of the occurrence or situations;
  • Identification and documentation of courses of action to resolve and/or prevent re-occurrence of the issues or problems;
  • Effectively communicate information with other persons in the mining industry; verbally and in writing. This includes report form, participating in meetings, making presentations and participating in operational level negotiations.

Course Outcomes:

Statement of Attainment

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; and
  • Understand appropriate methods of communication.


This supervisor course can be completed in a few days in a face-to-face classroom (3 days) environment. The training is held in Brisbane.

Distance Learning/Online

The Mining Supervisor course can also be completed online.

Undertaking this program by distance learning has its advantages “� you can start any time you like and there is full online support via the online system and telephone support if required.


Cost: $670
Combo: $990 (G2 Risk Assessment + Supervisor) Save $175.
Call (07) 5520 2522 for details.
Duration: face-to-face classroom 3 Days

This comprehensive Mine Supervisor course will up-skill you and help to broaden your appeal to mining companies and mining recruiters Australia-wide.

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