BG4_6UNIT - Underground Search & Rescue Closed Circuit Course

Training Plan
Underground Search & Rescue Closed Circuit Course Apply

This course reflects the participants' skills and knowledge to operate in a self-contained regenerative oxygen breathing apparatus, respond to mine incidents, establish and operate from a fresh air base, to conduct underground searches, extricate casualties from underground incidents, and covers the preparation and minor servicing of equipment used to respond to emergency situations.


The course will be conducted over 5 days.

Entry Requirements

Language, literacy and numeracy requirements from the unit are:
- Writing is required to the level of completing written assessments.
- Numeracy is required to enable the determination of similar activities.

Assessment Requirements

Students who are deemed competent will receive a Statement of Attainment recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework. This certification is nationally recognised. The Statement is issued by Riklan Emergency Management Services (RTO 51994)

Delivery Mode

Face to face and practical hands-on training conducted by an experienced Emergency Services instructor with strong knowledge of relevant legislation and Australian Standards.

Materials or Equipment Required

Students must wear long pants, long sleeve shirts and steel cap boots.
Face must be clean shaven


If you are a new or continuing student undertaking nationally recognised training, you need a USI in order to receive your qualification or statement of attainment for this unit.

Units of Competence
PMAWHS211 Prepare equipment for emergency response
RIIERR301D Respond to mine incident
RIIERR303D Operate in self-contained regenerative oxygen breathing apparatus
RIIERR306D Conduct underground search
RIIERR307D Extricate casualties from underground incident
RIIERR309D Establish and operate from fresh air base

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