Surface Induction (Refresher)

This Standard 11 – Surface Refresher has been specifically designed for candidates wishing to renew their induction passport for another five (5) years.  Participants must hold RII units of competency previously to be eligible for this program.

Location188 East St, Rockhampton QLD 4700

Course ScheduleWeekly / Friday

Delivery ModeFace to Face

Course Times7.45am to 3.00pm

Course Outcomes

On successful completion of this training course, candidates will be issued with a Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment and a Standard 11 – Surface Induction (GI Surface Induction) card valid for another five (5) years.

This is 1 day program consisting of a theoretical workbook activities and ability to demonstrate CPR and Fire exercises.

This course will revisit the participants’ knowledge and skills in the following topic areas related to the mining industry:

  • General mine safety
  • Managing workplace hazards
  • Risk management
  • Isolation and tagging
  • Site communication
  • Traffic and mobile equipment procedures
  • First aid
  • Local emergency and incident response
  • Fire fighting and fire prevention
  • mine environment

Gap Training may be required on the day depending on the challenge test outcome.

This training program includes the following units of competencies:

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

Assessment Outline

  1. Theory Assessment
  2. Practical Observation Assessment

New Horizons Safety & Training Services recognizes that whilst there is a standard set of learning outcomes for this course, the context and environment in which the learning is applied is varied. We will always customise the course to suit your unique workplace requirements. Please ask our staff about alternate training and assessment strategies that can be designed should you have prior experience or knowledge including but not limited to change in course days, disability options, LLN support where applicable, credit transfer/RPL and in house one on one where possible.

Entry Requirements

Course Pre-Requisites:

  • Provide a copy of  your previously attained GI/Standard 11 Statement of Attainment (RII units)
  • Where your five (5) years is expired you must provide evidence of your employment in the mining industry within the last 24 months (skills verification, third party report or employment evidence can be accepted)
  • Be at least 18 years of age (if under 18, please contact our office to discuss)
  • Have at least a Year 10 level of numeracy, literacy and communication skills
  • Have the ability to read and write English
  • Arrive in suitable attire being high-visibility clothing and steel cap boots

Language, Literacy and Numeracy
This training program requires basic reading, writing and numeracy skills to a Level 2 under the LLN framework.
Prior to enrolling you will be asked to complete a small LLN assessment to allow us to determine your training needs and requirements. You will be required to complete a LLN questionnaire prior to enrolling so that we may determine your level of LLN in accordance with the framework.

Your Rights and Responsibilities
It is a requirement of the Australian Skills and Qualification Authority (ASQA) that students be made aware of their rights and responsibilities prior to enrolling into any of our training courses at New Horizons Safety and Training Services.
Your rights and responsibilities can be found in our Participant Information Handbook.

Learners will be required to provide their Unique Student Identifier prior to the commencement of the course ( to register).

Recognised Prior Learning (RPL) 
If you feel you have the required skills, past experience or qualifications that should be recognised as part of this program, then please mention this to our friendly staff to discuss your options.

Credit Transfer
Credit Transfer is a process that provides students with agreed and consistent credit outcomes for units/qualifications that can be identified as equivalent in content. Please discuss this option upon enrolment if you feel your learning outcome can be matched with a current unit or qualification you may already hold.

Study Pathway

Upon successful completion of the Generic Induction (S11), participants can further their skill set by undertaking other courses relevant to the mining industry. This includes courses such as the supervisor course (S123), Four-Wheel Drive & Light Vehicle, and machinery training.

This information is a generic recommendation of related study options, if you are unsure of your training requirements, please contact your potential or current employer. For further information, or advice, please contact our friendly staff on 07 4927 0666 or via email at


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188 East Street, Rockhampton Qld 4700
PO Box 9938, Frenchville Qld 4701

Ph: (07) 4927 0666 | Fax: (07) 4927 0699

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Provider of Nationally Recognised Training and RTO Services. Specialising in training courses for the mining & construction industries. RTO No. 31372