S123/g189 Mining Supervisor FULL Course

Our S123/G189 blended delivery course is a flexible option which reduces the amount of face to face training hours for the student,  and allows self paced online learning. The student is able to complete the course theory component online, self-paced, at a time that suits and will then attend a Civil Safety Training Centre for their practical training and assessment session. 

Civil Safety Training Centres are located: Cairns, Gold Coast, Gladstone, Mackay, Moranbah, Rockhampton, Townsville & Weipa. Onsite training for groups is offered QLD wide. 


STEP 1 – Contact your local Civil Safety Training Centre on 1300 CIVIL S to select and confirm a suitable date and time to attend for your practical session. 

STEP 2 – Click on the ENROL NOW  link below to start your courses

The S1,2,3/ G1,8,9 Mining Supervisor Course is a requirement for mining supervisors working in the Queensland mining industry. 

The S1,2,3/ G1,8,9 Mining Supervisor Course fulfils the requirements as stipulated by the Mining and Quarrying Safety and Health Act 1999 (QLD) and the Coal Mining Safety and Health Act 1999 (QLD) for those who hold the role of a supervisor or a site safety and health representative. 

This course comprises of three units of competency which have been specified by the Coal and Metalliferous Mining Safety and Health Advisory Boards for any person authorised to supervise workers on a mine.

RIIWHS301E Conduct safety and health investigations

RIIRIS301E Apply risk management processes

RIICOM301E Communicate information

Mining Legislation requires that mining competencies be refreshed at least every 5 years. 

There are no pre requisites for the 3 units of competency included in this course

The online theory component is self paced; timeframe to complete the theory component is dependent on the individual students learning mode and level of prior skills and knowledge. 

Practical sessions are booked as half day sessions, students may achieve competency within shorter time frames, or alternatively require an extended session; depending on the individual students learning mode and level of prior skills and knowledge.

The S1,2,3/ G1,8,9 Mining Supervisor Course includes:

  • RIIWHS301E Conduct safety and health investigations
    This unit will give you the knowledge and confidence to conduct safety and health investigations in the Resources and Infrastructure Industries. If you’re working in or looking to move into technical or specialist roles, this qualification is essential. (referred to as S2 or G8)
  • RIIRIS301E Apply risk management processes
    This unit is about developing the skills and knowledge required to apply risk management processes in the Resources and Infrastructure Industries. This qualification is appropriate for those working in operational or supervisory roles. (referred to as  S1 or G1)
  • RIICOM301E Communicate information
    Being a great communicator is essential to get things done in the workplace. Learning how to be a great communicator will make your job easier, especially when you’re working with teams. 

Students attending this course must be a minimum of 15 years of age. 

Students must hold a USI number (unique student identifier) number to enrol in any nationally recognised course in Australia. Students must ensure they have obtained a USI number before enroling in this course. For more information go to www.usi.gov.au

Students are required to complete a LLN (language, literacy, numeracy) questionnaire.  This process enables Civil Safety to determine if  the student requires any additional language, literacy and numeracy support to complete the course requirements, and allows our trainers to plan their delivery accordingly. Alternatively, where a need is identified, students will be advised of external LLN support service providers they can engage to assist them to gain the level of LLN required to achieve the course requirements,  prior to booking into a course. The link to the LLN questionnaire  will be provided with enrolment information.

Students must possess a level of physical fitness that allows them to complete the practical tasks required.  Any disabilities must be advised during the enrolment process. In addition, a Fitness to Participate Form will be provided at commencement of the course,  to identify any ‘current’ ailments, injuries, or disabilities that may impact the students ability to perform physical tasks required during the course.  

Due to safety requirements, students attending this course must wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) as follows: 

  • High Vis Shirt (if students do not own a high- vis shirt, a high-vis vest will be provided by Civil Safety. 
  • Steel cap boots are preferred, however closed in shoes are acceptable 

All other PPE required will be provided by Civil Safety. 

Students are required to attend a minimum of 10 minutes  prior to course start time. Arriving after course start time may result in training being refused as critical course content may have been missed. 

Our tea rooms provide tea and coffee and  fridges and microwaves are provided for students who wish to bring a packed morning tea and lunch. 



The S123 Mining Supervisor Full Course includes practical face-to-face training with a Civil Safety trainer


The all-inclusive cost is $400, payable by PayPal or credit card at the point of enrolment