Mines Rescue Service - NSW is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) (code 90508) ensuring that all courses undertaken are accredited.
Training for all levels of confined space personnel meets all the competencies as laid out in the federal document released by the National Occupational Health and Safety Commission, January 1996; (Core Training Elements for the National Standard for Safe Working in a Confined Space).
The training complies with all the requirements of Australian Standard 2865 and includes Occupational Health and Safety requirements and all related documents.
Confined Space Courses are offered as either public courses or for specific industries.
Clients come from a diverse range of areas including municipal councils, agriculture, government, shipping, military, aviation and manufacturing sectors.
All the training programs can be conducted on the client’s site, or at any of the four Mines Rescue Stations within NSW. The majority of these programs are accredited and aim at all levels of employees.
Guidance material on Confined Spaces, states that core competencies must be maintained and re-accreditation training should take place at appropriate intervals.