NEW STARTER MINING COURSE

The QLD Mining industry is BOOMING again, don’t miss your opportunity.

 

If you answer YES to any of these questions, then we can and will help you solve your problems, to ensure you get the certificates required to gain employment within the mining industry.

  • Are you interested in a career in Mining?
  • Interested in upskilling your qualifications but don’t know where to start or how to go about it?
  • You have no experience or certificates required in the Mining industry?
  • Do you seem to keep hitting dead ends or, always end up getting rejected with no reason why?
  • Are you looking for a haul truck operators/production job?

 

ACTA Group  have developed a new starter package that delivers the RIIMPO338D Conduct rigid haul truck operations along with the mandatory STANDARD 11 Generic Induction over a 6 day course.

 

This includes classroom based theory training, along with onsite practical training, within a live quarry, in one of our rigid haul trucks.

The main area where applicants are rejected or turned down when applying, is within the job application or interview process, as you will not be allowed on ANY QLD mine site, or proceed further along the interview process, without these qualifications when applying as a haul truck operator.

 

What do you get?

  • RIIMPO338D Conduct rigid haul truck operations certificate;
  • Onsite training in a haul truck, under loading machines (excavator, loader) on a live functioning site.
  • STANDARD 11 Generic Induction certificate;
    • RIIWHS201D Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures
    • RIICOM201D Communicate in the workplace
    • RIIRIS201D Conduct local risk control
    • RIIGOV201D Comply with site work processes/procedures
    • RIIERR302D Respond to local emergencies and incidents
    • RIIERR205D Apply initial first aid (Superseded)
  • All mandatory experience and training the mining companies require to be deemed competent for work on any mine site;
  • Ongoing personal help creating a job ready resume and, one on one personal training for the interview process, teaching you how to answer all the hard questions; and
  • Real trainers who currently work and train within the mining industry.

What skills do I achieve that I need on a mine site?

  • General mining induction;
  • Compliance on site;
  • Communication skills;
  • Legislation;
  • WHS policies and procedures;
  • Tagging and isolation procedures;
  • Recognising workplace hazards;
  • Safe environmental practices;
  • Respond to emergency procedures and incidents;
  • Firefighting & fire prevention tactics;
  • Apply first aid;
  • Risk management control;
  • Proper loading, hauling and dumping of materials;
  • The correct way to park and shut down machines;
  • How to adjust techniques to meet changing work conditions;
  • Post-operational checks;
  • Post-operation clean-up; and
  • How to properly process written records.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

New starter mining courses, are conducted through ACTA Groups partnership with EBENEZER EMPOYMENT+TRAINING. Our aim is to link you with recruitment agencies who are seeking qualified workers, to provide you with the opportunity to interview for real job prospects upon completion of your course.

RIIMPO338D Conduct rigid haul truck operations

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This unit describes a participant’s skills and knowledge required to conduct rigid haul truck operations in civil construction, coal, metalliferous mining and extractive industries.

This unit is appropriate for those who work in operational roles. It aims to teach all the skills and knowledge needed to safely and properly conduct rigid haul truck operations, along with the standard requirements that is mandatory on any QLD mine site.

This course will teach site policies, work instructions, emergency procedures, system monitoring and hazard identification. Moreover, the course will cover additional skills to further solidify competency, including:

  • Proper loading, hauling and dumping of materials;
  • The correct way to park and shut down machines;
  • How to adjust techniques to meet changing work conditions;
  • Post-operational checks;
  • Post-operation clean-up; and
  • How to properly process written records.

This course will judge participants based on the criteria set by the government. Detailed skills and techniques under review will include the following:

PLANNING AND PREPARATION:

  • Locate, correctly interpret and apply rigid haul truck operations documentation to ensure the work being done is compliant;
  • Confirm and clarify work requirements, including the identification of potential risks, hazards, and environmental issues, and implementing corresponding control measures;
  • Select and wear appropriate PPE;
  • Locate, interpret, and apply relevant geological and survey data if needed;
  • Coordinate with other workers to prepare work area; and
  • Resolve coordination requirements with others through entire work process.

OPERATION OF RIGID HAUL TRUCK:

  • Isolate vehicle and perform all pre-start checks;
  • Enter or exit the vehicle using the proper three points of contact technique;
  • Before starting the vehicle, conduct all necessary start-up procedures;
  • Modify operational techniques to suit changing work conditions;
  • Perform all work operations within the vehicle limitations;
  • Act or report on monitoring systems and alarms;
  • Continuously monitor hazards and risks to ensure safety to the whole team and equipment; and
  • Correctly conduct parking and shut-down procedures.

LOADING, HAULING AND DUMPING OF MATERIALS:

  • Load the vehicle by positioning the rigid haul truck under the loading equipment;
  • Carry out approved haulage and dumping operations; and
  • Complete load, haul and dump work activities.

POST-OPERATIONAL PROCEDURES:

  • Prepare the rigid haul truck for maintenance;
  • Perform inspections and fault finding;
  • Carry out all scheduled maintenance tasks;
  • Refuel and return vehicle; and
  • Write up maintenance reports.

 

Upon completion of the course, all participants will receive a nationally recognised statement of attainment and a wallet card to prove competency in operating rigid haul trucks. This qualification does not expire.

 

STANDARD 11 Generic Induction

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The Standard 11 Mine Safety Induction (Surface) course provides training on the skills and knowledge required for working in surface coal mine, under the Queensland Government Mines Inspectorate’s Recognised Standard 11.

 

This entry-level course is essential for those wishing to begin work in Queensland’s mining industry. ACTA Group is a licensed Registered Training Organisation, and industry-recognised as a leading provider of high-quality mining courses. Our Standard 11 – Surface Induction training programme is applicable for both coal and metalliferous mines, and exceeds most other state requirements for general safety in induction.

With 41 open-cut and 13 underground coal mines in the state, along with an increase in total output in recent years, numerous employment opportunities await those who complete this 2-3 day course. Dozens of additional mineral and advanced mineral mines offer a variety of other opportunities for graduates of this course.

As one of our most popular courses, Standard 11 – Surface Induction training is regularly scheduled and can be delivered either in-house or at various locations throughout Queensland. It can also be bundled with other courses, such as:

 

    • RIIWHS201D Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures
    • RIICOM201D Communicate in the workplace
    • RIIRIS201D Conduct local risk control
    • RIIGOV201D Comply with site work processes/procedures
    • RIIERR302D Respond to local emergencies and incidents
    • RIIERR205D Apply initial first aid (Superseded)

The benefits you achieve from this course that relate to the mining industry:

  • General mining induction;
  • Compliance on site;
  • Communication skills;
  • Legislation;
  • WHS policies and procedures;
  • Tagging and isolation procedures;
  • Recognising workplace hazards;
  • Safe environmental practices;
  • Respond to emergency procedures and incidents;
  • Firefighting & fire prevention tactics;
  • Apply first aid; and
  • Risk management control.

 

The Standard 11 – Surface Induction course is delivered in standard lecture format, with demonstrations included and active participation obligatory. Written assignments will also be an essential element of the course. Please bring government-issued photo ID.

Appropriate PPE clothing must be worn by all participants, including a long-sleeved shirt and closed-toed, steel-cap boots/shoes. Students should be aware that basic physical fitness will be required during the fire extinguishing portion of the course, and standard English, literacy and communication skills will be required.

Upon successful completion, graduates of the course will receive a Statement of Completion as well as an ID card to signify your eligibility to enter a mine for the purposes of employment. Once employment is achieved, the employer must sign-off on third-party tasks performed on-site with the site supervisor and brought back to ACTA Group to receive your Statement of Attainment.

NEXT STEPS!

Thank you again for your interest in this course program. Please contact ACTA Group’s Participant Support team on 1300 011 144 or info@actagroup.com.au to commence the application process!

COST: $3999

  • Hold a current drivers licence;
  • Steel cap safety boots;
  • Ability to read and write the English language;
  • Complete a language, literacy & numeracy assessment (LLN);
  •  Provide one form of government issued photo ID
  • Must be motivated and eager to learn

Employment pathways for this course include:

  • Mobile Plant Operator
  • Hazard identification
  • Risk control
  • Isolating and tagging
  • Communication
  • Manual handling
  • Use and control of hazardous substances