Standard 11

New to the mining industry or looking at refreshing your Standard 11?
The industry-recognised Standard 11 induction aims to provide new and existing workers the necessary skills and knowledge to safely and competently undertake work in the mining environment.

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About The Standard 11 Induction Program

The Standard 11 Induction is a required course for all mine workers. Our industry-recognised Standard 11 induction aims to provide participants with the skills and knowledge to safely and competently undertake work in a mining environment.

For existing mine workers, MyneSight offers a Standard 11 Online Refresher. For more information please click here


Step 1. Book Online

Book online into one of our Standard 11 programs.

  • Surface Operations Only
  • Underground Operations Only
  • Surface and Underground Combined
Step 2. Attend your class

Attend your booked session wearing appropriate clothing and closed-in footwear.

Step 3. Complete your logbook

When you have completed all classroom components, you will confirm your knowledge by completing a logbook during your first six month on-site.


Who is this course designed for?

Any coal mine worker in Queensland who is new to the mining industry is welcome to enrol in our Standard 11 program.

What do I get when I finish the course?

On successful completion of this course, a Statement of Completion will be issued along with a site verification logbook to be completed within the context of the workplace.

Upon completion and return of the site verification logbook, a Statement of Attainment covering the competencies for Surface or Surface / Underground coal mining will be issued. These competencies include:

  • RIICOM201D Communicate in the workplace
  • RIIGOV201D Comply with site work processes/procedures
  • RIIWHS201D Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures
  • RIIRIS201D Conduct local risk control
  • RIIERR205D Apply initial response first aid
  • RIIERR302E Respond to local emergencies and incidents
  • RIIERR203D Escape from hazardous situations unaided (underground requirement only)

Course Options

MyneSight offers three Standard 11 programs to provide participants with the opportunity to obtain the compentencies they require to perform their role in the mining environment.


Surface Operations Only

This course provides participants with the necessary skills and knowledge for Surface Operations and is a minimum for working in the Queensland mining environment.

  • Course Duration:2 days
  • Pre-requisites:None
Underground Operations Only

The Underground Operations Only course introduces participants to the necessary skills and knowledge to undertake underground mining inclusive of escaping from hazardous situations unaided.

  • Course Duration:1 day
  • Pre-requisites:Surface Operations Statement of Attainment
Surface and Underground Combined

This program provides participants with the opportunity to complete both Surface Operations and Underground Operations training in a single program.

  • Course Duration:3 days
  • Pre-requisites:None
We are here to help

MyneSight’s friendly Support Team are always there to help. If you have any troubles with completing the course, can't decide which program is best for you, or have any questions regarding our Standard 11 program at all, please reach out to our friendly team.


We currently offer the following Standard 11 full programs.

Surface only
$680 Per Person
  • All Required Surface Competencies
Underground Only
$300 Per Person
  • Underground Competencies Only

Once enrolled, a student is expected to attended their booked session at the current time wearing appropriate clothing and closed-in footwear.

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Other Information

What is recognised Standard 11

Released by the Department of Natural Resources and Mines, Standard 11 was developed to ensure appropriate safety information and obligations are provided to a coal mine worker prior to commencing work within Queensland. Depending on the site it is normally expected that coal mine worker refresh their Standard 11 every 2 to 5 years.

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QMIHS Finalists

Have a look at the video showing our Queensland Mining Industry - Health and Safety conference finalists solution we used to refresh the Standard 11 of all employees at Hail Creek Mine in 2013.

Large Scale Refresher

If you have a whole site or large number of employees that needs their standard 11 updated, give us a call and we can arrange custom solutions based on our online or large scale on-site training solutions.