Spontaneous Combustion for Mine Workers

RIIMCU402D - Apply spontaneous combustion management measure

The Spontaneous Combustion for Mine Workers course provides training on the skills and knowledge required to manage the risks associated with spontaneous combustion in underground coal mines. Participants will learn how to identify and recognise spontaneous combustion hazards and implement appropriate management and control measures.

Duration: 1 day

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Who should attend

The Spontaneous Combustion for Mine Workers training is suitable for workers in underground coal mines.


In order to complete a workplace assessment, 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

The Spontaneous Combustion for Mine Workers course is delivered within a face-to-face classroom environment and involves interactive theory sessions. Participants will be required to complete a written assessment during the course, and complete a post-course workplace assessment within 12 months of the training. On successful completion of all assessments, participants will be issued with a Statement of Attainment.

Course content

  • Plan and prepare to apply spontaneous combustion management measures
  • Identify and recognise hazards
  • Identify and clarify operational requirements and control measures
  • Implement and contribute to spontaneous combustion management measures


  • Course materials
  • Morning tea and lunch