Training Product

Standard 11 – Surface induction Course

Release Number: 1

Currency: Current


 Target Participants

ACTA Group key participant target group for this course are individuals wishing to complete initial induction requirements to be able to work in a surface mining operation.

Participants may complete the program earlier than these timelines through achievement of RPL or credit transfer. Please refer to the ACTA Group Student Handbook for further information

Course Entry Requirements

Nil mandatory requirements.


ACTA Group Course Admission Requirements

Participants must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age;
  • Have completed Year 10 in the Australian school system or equivalent; and
  • Have language, literacy and numeracy skills equivalent to ASCF Level 1.

Once completing initial training (and receiving a Statement of Completion), participants must be employed in a role within a surface mining operation in order to complete onsite assessment for the issue of a Statement of Attainment in the relevant units of competency.

Participant Identification Requirements

Minimum identification requirements must be met prior to enrolment:

  • Provision of the participant’s Unique Student Identifier (USI); and
  • Provision of Australian legal photo identification for assessment purposes.

 Licensing Requirements

There is no direct link between this qualification and licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements.


Course Fees

Please refer to ACTA Group’s Schedule of Tuition Fees for further in information and to determine the course fees for your course engagement:

Course Name Standard 11 – Surface mining induction
Course Duration 2 day/ 3 day options
Course Schedule Weekly / Monthly
Course Times 8.00am to 4.00pm
Course Code, Name, Release & Currency Delivery Location(s) Delivery Mode(s) Nominal Hours Fee for Service Fees RPL Fee
Standard 11 – Surface mining induction BH WB / EB 136 $650 $350
Location 4/19 Central Drive, Burleigh Heads Gold Coast QLD 4220

Training Pathways

Further training pathways for participants considering this course include:

  • RIIRIS Risk Management units
  • RIIOHS Occupational Health and Safety units and Inspections,
  • RIIHAN Load handling units
  • RIIERR Emergency Response and Rescue units
  • RIIBLA Blasting units (for shot firing)
  • RII30112 Certificate III in Surface Extraction Operations
  • RII30112 Certificate III in Underground Coal Operations
  • RII30311 Certificate III in underground Metalliferous Mining
  • RII30411 Certificate III in Resource Processing
  • RII30509 Certificate III in Mining Exploration
  • RII30611 Certificate III in Small Mining Operations
  • RII30709 Certificate III in Mine Emergency Response and Rescue
  • RII30815 Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations
  • RII30912 Certificate III in Civil Construction
  • RII