Second Class Mine Manager's Certificate of Competency (Underground Coal Mines) - Queensland

Description

This certificate is required to have control of activities in one or more explosion risk zones and/or to be responsible for the control and management of underground activities when the manager is not in attendance at the mine.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility Requirements


You must have the appropriate academic qualifications and practical experience.

Nine core competencies required by the Boards of Examiners need to be addressed, at the level needed for the role of Under Manager. They are:

RIIRIS402A Carry out the risk management processes
RIIMCU501A Implement the spontaneous combustion management plan
RIIUND501A Implement the ventilation management plan
RIIMCU502A Implement the gas management plan
RIIMCU506A Implement strata management plan
RIIRAI501A Implement mine transport systems and production equipment
RIIRAI503A Implement mine services and infrastructure systems
RIIERR501A Implement underground coal mine emergency preparedness and response systems
RIIBLA302A Conduct shotfiring operations in underground coal mines,  OR
RIIBLA202ASupport underground shotfiring operations

You must have also:

  • current HLTFA301B Apply First Aid including HTLCPR201A Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • current Instrument Gas Testing Document and Statutory Gas Exam Results.

Minimum experience required to be demonstrated is at least three (3) years practical experience in and around an underground coal mine of a nature and standard acceptable to the Board of Examiners, including:

  • at least two (2) years in an underground coal mining activity; including
  • nine (9) months directly involved in coal face operations.

Duration

This certificate remains in effect perpetually unless suspended or cancelled by the Board or an Industrial Magistrate.

Fees

Common Fees details for this service in table format.

Type Amount Description
Application $41.00

Initial fee

Additional Information

Written examinations are held at various sites around Queensland on a monthly basis; oral examinations are held quarterly (February, May, August, November).

Refer to the Coal Mining Safety & Health Advisory Committee website for other requirements.

Legislation

For legislation and regulation information, visit https://www.legislation.qld.gov.au(Opens in new window)

Administering agency

Department of Natural Resources and Mines

Mine Safety and Health

Board of Examiners

Contact details

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Secretary of the Board of Examiners

Phone: 13 QGOV (13 74 68)
Website: Department of Natural Resources and Mines (Opens in new window)