31 Enterprise St, Bundaberg Qld 4670

07 4153 2800 

Registered Training Organisation – 31472

RTC Standard 11 Induction - Surface

Course Codes: 

Resources Training Council Standard 11 Surface Induction

(RIIRIS201E - Conduct local risk control; RIIERR205D - Apply initial response First Aid; RIIERR302E - Respond to local emergencies and incidents; RIIGOV201E - Comply with site work process/procedures; RIIWHS201E - Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures; RIICOM201E - Communicate in the workplace)


Please note this course in not BMA compliant

Individuals and contractors should confirm induction requirements with the site they will be working on before attending an induction to ensure the process aligns with site procedure and is recognized by the site.


Who Should Attend

Clients who require a Standard 11 Surface Induction to be able to work on Queensland Coal Mine Sites.



The aim of this course is to provide the client with adequate knowledge and skills to successfully complete the assessments required gain qualifications for the 6 units of competency for Standard 11 Surface Induction.


Course Outline

This is an interactive and scenario-based program delivering the underpinning knowledge for the Standard 11 program including;

  • An Introduction to Mining
  • Thinking about Safety
  • Hazard Identification
  • Risk Management
  • Isolation
  • Communication Principles and Application
  • Personal & Team Risk Management
  • Site Risk Management
  • Incident Response
  • Introduction to Fire Preventions and Response
  • First Aid



Clients must be 18 years old to undergo the assessment process. Training and logbook hours can be undertaken prior to turning 18. Please contact our office to discuss your options.


Mandatory / Client Requirements

Clients are required to attend training with enclosed footwear and workplace clothing suitable for a classroom environment. All clients are to engage in all assessment activities to satisfactorily complete the course.


Entry Requirements

Clients will be required to successfully complete an LLN assessment to confirm numeracy, reading writing and language skills at least to ACSF Level 2, prior to enrolment into their selected course.

It is a requirement that clients wishing to attend this training be able to:

  • enter and exit the work location safety and unaided
  • have adequate mobility, eyesight and hearing to be able to observe their surrounding work area in all directions during activities.
  • have adequate mobility to provide assistance to others who may be located on the ground or in awkward locations or positions.


Legislative / Licensing Requirements




The classroom component of the training course will be delivered via a face-to-face format in either ASTA training rooms or at your workplace, depending on numbers and client or workplace requirements.

The Site Verification Workbook is to be completed on site by the client’s supervisor / manager, who is to monitor and record client performance in this area for return to ASTA



Clients will be provided with training support material for Standard 11 Surface Induction, including the use of PowerPoint presentations and safety videos. Handouts relevant to Standard 11 Surface Induction operations may also be provided. Each client will be required to successfully complete in class assessments.

ASTA is responsible for delivering quality training and assessment compliant with National Standards and WHS requirements



A Site Verification Workbook is issued to each person on completion of the second day of training. On return (within 6 months of training date) of the completed Site Verification Booklet, and approval of the supplied documentation by the ASTA Trainer / Assessor, clients are entitled to receive a Standard 11 Surface Induction.



Clients will undertake theory and practical assessments. The theory assessment consists of multiple choice, true and false and short answer questions. Practical activities are also to be conducted in the classroom and are to be successfully completed by the client.

All clients will be issued with a Site Verification Workbook which includes an explanation of the requirements for both the client and the employer/supervisor. The client is required to record on the job activities and provide evidence to show current competency. This is to be supervised and signed off by their current supervisor or manager and returned within 6 months of the training date.

If a client is unable to meet this timeframe, they will be required to complete a refresher training program and given a further 6 months to complete.  Access to a Coal Site and completion of a Site-Specific Induction is required to finalise this workbook.



Clients who demonstrate competency by successfully completing classroom written assessments and practical assessments is entitled to receive a Certificate of Attendance and partial completion Digi-card.

On return and successful completion and verification of the Site Verification workbook, the client is entitled to receive a Statement of Attainment for the Units of Competency;

  • RIIRIS201E  - Conduct local risk control;
  • RIIERR205D - Apply initial response First Aid;
  • RIIERR302E -  Respond to local emergencies and incidents;
  • RIIGOV201E - Comply with site work process/procedures;
  • RIIWHS201E - Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures;
  • RIICOM201E - Communicate in the workplace.


Course Schedule

You may refer to the ASTA website (www.austsafe.net.au) for a training calendar or contact our office on (07) 4153 2800.

Duration:                   -     2 days (classroom) +

  • Site Verification Workbook (6 months maximum)


Investment:               $730 per person – minimum and maximum numbers apply


Book Dates: 
Thursday, June 29, 2023
Personal Details
If different to residential address.
In Case of Emergency
If you have special needs that impact on your learning please describe them here.
Employer Details
To secure your enrolment payment must be made prior to course start date. An ASTA Staff member will be in contact once the form has been submitted to give you the appropriate payment details for your preferred option. If you do not hear within 5 working days please call the office.
This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.

ASTA consults in the range of Safety Services including:

ASTA can provide audits to a wide range of OHS standards and our auditors are fully accredited with RABQSA and numerous government departments.

Some of our services include:

Australian Safety & Training Alliance currently delivers Training and Assessment all over Queensland and Northern New South Wales.