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Surface Miner – Standard 11


Standard 11 Mining Induction Course

Get your mining career on track with our Standard 11 Mining Induction Course. Our surface miner program covers essential safety and operational procedures. Enrol now! The Standard 11 Mining Induction Course offered by Vertical Horizonz is designed to equip individuals with the necessary knowledge and skills required to work in the mining industry. The course covers a range of topics including risk management, hazard identification, emergency procedures, communication, and the importance of workplace health and safety.

The Standard 11 Mining Induction Course is aimed at individuals who are new to the mining industry, as well as those who require refresher training. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in practical, hands-on activities, as well as classroom-based learning, to ensure they are equipped to work safely and confidently in a mining environment.

Vertical Horizonz is a reputable and experienced training provider, with a strong commitment to ensuring all participants receive the highest quality training. Their experienced trainers use a range of engaging and interactive teaching methods to ensure participants have a thorough understanding of the course content and are able to apply their learning in real-life situations.

We also offer two courses in Surface Extraction Operation: Certificate III and Certificate II. These courses provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary to work safely and efficiently in the surface mining industry.


The Standard 11 Mining Induction Course provides training in the skills and knowledge necessary to comply with the Queensland regulations regarding surface cial mining operations in Queensland. This course is for any person requiring a Standard 11 surface induction to access a mine site in Queensland.


  • General mining overview 
  • Legislation 
  • General Safety 
  • Site communication equipment and systems
  • Firefighting and fire prevention 
  • The work process 
  • Managing workplace hazards 
  • Local emergency and incident response 
  • The environment 
  • Traffic and mobile equipment procedures 
  • Risk management 
  • Lifesaving first aid 
  • Isolation and tagging procedures


  • RIICOM201E – Communicate in the workplace
  • RIIERR205D – Apply initial response first aid
  • RIIERR302D – Respond to local emergencies and incidents
  • RIIGOV201D – Comply with site work processes/procedures
  • RIIWHS201E – Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures
  • RIIRIS201E – Conduct local risk control


Each participant must be capable of performing continuous uninterrupted cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for two minutes with five cycles of compressions and venitaltions on a floor-based resuscitaion manikin.

Requirement to demonstrate a level of written and spoken English to do this: Equivalent to Level 1 English communication skills.


The programme trainers are all experienced practical people. They speak everyday workplace language and have a wealth of real life examples to share with trainees. Trainees are encouraged to ‘have a go’ in a supportive, safe environment. 

Location: 3/94 Delta Street, Geebung, Brisbane, or training may also be conducted at client's venue upon request

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