You must have the appropriate academic qualifications and practical experience.
Ten core competencies required by the Boards of Examiners need to be addressed, at the level needed for the role of Deputy.
RIIRIS402A Carry out the risk management processes
RIIMCU408B Apply the spontaneous combustion management plan
RIIUND401B Apply and monitor the ventilation management plan
RIIMCU403A Apply and monitor the gas management plan
RIIMCU407A Apply and monitor the strata management plan
RIIMEXI406A Apply and monitor mine transport systems and production equipment
RIIRAI401A Apply and monitor mine services and infrastructure systems
RIIERR402A Apply and monitor underground coal mine emergency preparedness and response systems
RIIBLA302A Conduct shotfiring operations in underground coal mines, OR
RIIBLA202B Support underground shotfiring operations
RIIMCU406A Apply and monitor the inrush management plan
You must have also:
current HLTFA311A Apply First Aid including HTLCPR211A Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
current Instrument Gas Testing Document and Statutory Gas Exam Results
minimum experience required to be demonstrated is three (3) years practical underground coal mining experience including nine (9) months coal face mining operations.