UG_FFC - Underground Firefighting Cluster

Training Plan
Underground Firefighting Cluster (1) Apply

The purpose of this course is to provide course participants with the necessary skills for controlling fires in underground metalliferous mines. Elements and performance criteria include assessing the situation and preparing for fire control operations; controlling the fire; and restoring and refurbishing fire equipment to operational condition.


The course will be conducted over 6 days.

Assessment Requirements

The course will be based on theoretical sessions, written assessment, equipment demonstrations and practical exercises.

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.


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
RIIERR201E Conduct fire team operations
RIIERR305E Control underground fires
RIIERR309D Establish and operate from fresh air base

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