RIIRIS402D - Carry out the risk management process

RIIRIS402D - Carry out the risk management process

This course provides the skills and knowledge required to implement and apply risk management processes within an established system for a mine site, including the application of local hazard identification, formal risk assessment and implementation of risk controls.

This unit is one (1) of the thirteen (13) units required to gain the Rll40415 Certificate IV in Underground Coal Operations qualification. This course addresses one of the core units.

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Who should attend

This course is suitable for ERZ Controllers, Industry Safety and Health Representatives, Underground Ventilation Officers, Underground Mechanical Engineers, Open Cut Examiners and Underground Electrical Engineering Manager who wish to gain the required competency Carry out risk management as recognized by the Coal Mining Safety and Health Advisory Committee.

This competency also known in the industry as "G2" is a statutory requirement according to mining legislation for certain occupations as stated.


In order to complete the workplace project and have a third-party report signed by a supervisor, participants would need to be working in an underground coal mining environment.

Recognition of prior learning (RPL)

You can apply for recognition of prior learning for this unit of competency. You will need to supply information on your work history and samples of work, and may need to undertake assessments and/or an interview to determine whether you have met the competency standards. RPL is conducted on a one-on-one basis. Contact us to discuss your RPL options.

Course delivery and assessment

This unit is delivered over 12 weeks supported by tutorials and online material.

Students will undertake theory and practical assessments and will require third-party verification from their supervisor for the workplace projects and practical tasks.

On successful completion of all assessments, participants will be issued with a Statement of Attainment for this unit of competency.

Course content

The following content is covered in this unit:

  • Determining the risk management process
  • Identifying hazards
  • Assessing risk
  • Identifying unacceptable risk and potential actions
  • Deciding on, implementing and/or facilitating the actions
  • Reviewing the implementation of action
  • Auditing the risk management process; and
    Completing records and reports