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Certificate III in Mine Emergency Response and Rescue

The certificate 3 in mine emergency response and rescue offered by Falck is an Australian nationally recognised qualification and is the mining and resources industry standard for those employed or seeking employment within firefighting or emergency response fields.

The course has theoretical and practical components and is taught by Falck trainers who have current real-world experience in fire and emergency response. Prior to completing the face to face training there is a pre-course on-line study component. We recommend that you commence the online study at least 4 weeks prior to attending the face to face component of the course.

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Duration 11 days plus pre-course study.



Prior to attending:

  • HLTAID003 Provide First Aid (within 3 years).
  • HLTAID001 Provide CPR (within 1 year).
  • Be fit enough for a moderate level of physical exertion.
  • Be happy working at heights.
  • Be happy working in confined/dark spaces.
  • Be clean shaven.

Expected outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course participants will gain statements of attainment in:

  • PUAFIR207B Operate breathing apparatus (open circuit)
  • PUASAR025A Undertake confined space rescue
  • PUASAR032A Undertake vertical rescue
  • PUAFIR316 Identify detect and monitor hazardous materials at an incident
  • PUAFIR320 Render hazardous materials incidents safe
  • RIICOM201D Communicate in the workplace
  • PUAEQU001B Prepare, Maintain and Test Response Equipment
  • RIIERR201D Conduct fire team operations
  • RIIERR302D Respond to local emergencies and incidents
  • RIIERR304D Control emergencies and critical situations
  • RIIQUA201D Maintain and monitor site quality standards
  • RIIRIS201D Conduct local risk control
  • RIIRIS301D Apply risk management processes
  • RIIWHS201D Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures
  • PUASAR024A Undertake Road Crash rescue
  • PUASAR022A Participate in a Rescue Operation
  • PUAFIR215 Prevent Injury

​​Attendance numbers

There is a maximum number of 10 participants per program.


This course is conducted regularly at both our Perth and Brisbane training facilities but is also available to corporate clients at any other site that has suitable facilities.

Pre - course study

Prior to attending any face to face training, you are required to complete an online pre-course study program for each of the units included in the qualification. The online study program is simple to complete and requires some reading as well as successful completion of a short quiz. Once you have completed the quiz you will gain a certificate that you will need to bring to class as proof of completion.

Face to face tuition

During the face to face sessions you will review the information from the online learning but most of the days are comprised of practical training and assessment sessions. All sessions need to be successfully completed.

On completion

After successful completion of this course, the candidate will be issued with the qualification –

  • RII30715 Certificate III in Mine Emergency Response and Rescue.

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​F​alck Pty Ltd
15 Catalano Road
Canning Vale WA 6155

Tel: +61 8 9452 6500
Fax: +61 8 9353 5827

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