Ventilation Officer course - Underground metalliferous mine

The role of the Ventilation Officer is to establish, operate, maintain and manage the ventilation management system. This is covered in detail by this nationally accredited course.

This training was developed based on recommendations from industry stakeholders, including the Queensland Mines Inspectorate.

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Who should attend

This training is recognised by the Mining Safety and Health Advisory Committee as meeting the competency requirements for undertaking the role of Ventilation Officer in an underground metalliferous mine in Queensland.

Note: In addition to successfully completing the course, candidates for the position of Ventilation Officer also need to sit a written exam before 18 September 2021.

Course length

This training is delivered over 9 months.

Workshop schedule

Dates for the next course intake are:

  • Workshop A: 2-6 September 2019
  • Workshop B: 2-6 December 2019

Upon successful completion of assessments, you will be issued with a Statement of Attainment from Simtars (RTO 1828).

Third-party provider details

When enrolling in this training, you will be studying under Dr Rick Brake of Mine Ventilation Australia Pty Ltd. Dr Brake is recognised globally for his involvement in mine ventilation and environmental engineering.

Some or all of your training, assessment and/or support services are to be conducted by the following third-party provider:

Dr Rick Brake
Mine Ventilation Australia Pty Ltd
Telephone: +61 408 011 064

Course structure

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The course consists of the following nationally accredited units of competency:

  • RIIUND601D - Establish and maintain the ventilation management system
  • RIIUND603D - Manage, operate and maintain the mine ventilation system

These units are being delivered and assessed in a clustered arrangement and are not offered as standalone units. Studying the two units together will provide you with the broad range of skills and knowledge that industry stakeholders have told us is required by Ventilation Officers.