Accredited Course Details

G-189(S123)-R - Mining Supervisor - Refresher

The G1,8,9 Mining Supervisor Training Course is a requirement for mining supervisors working in the Queensland mining industry. This course is 100% online, allowing you to work through the course content and refresh your knowledge self-paced, at any time! 

Course Overview

This course comprises 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.

This course will refresh supervisors' knowledge of communicating information, applying risk management processes and conducting safety and health investigations or S123/G189 Refresher Course has been developed to meet the Mining Legislation requirement that mining competencies be refreshed at least every 5 years. 

Our S123/G189 refresher course is 100% online, allowing you to work through the course content and refresh your knowledge self-paced, at any time! 

Entry Requirements

To qualify for this Refresher Course, students are required to provide a notarised copy of their existing qualification/ statement of attainment which has been issued within the last 5 years.  

The refresher course requires you to undertake a knowledge test to prove your currency. Your practical skills will be assessed by the ‘industry currency’ that you submit in your enrolment form. If you have no quantifiable proof of working in the mining industry within the past 6 months you will be asked to complete the S123/ G189 full course, which includes both online and face-to-face components.

Course Validity and Refreshers 

The refresher period for the mining unit(s) is five years, a shorter period may be required where industry/company requirements are applicable. Individuals can refresh their competencies anytime within the five-year period in line with these industry/company-specific requirements. 

Course Structure

  • RIIWHS301E Conduct safety and health investigations
  • RIIRIS301E Apply risk management processes
  • RIICOM301E Communicate information

Course Delivery

This Refresher course is 100% Online.


You will be required to complete a pre-enrolment assessment as part of the enrolment process.  The pre-enrolment assessment assists in evaluating your suitability for the course and to tailor any required support services to meet your individual needs.  If required, a representative from Civil Safety may contact you to discuss alternative options or available support services to assist you with your course.
During your studies, you will receive feedback after each assessment/assignment and the trainer/assessor will be available to discuss the feedback or provide additional assistance or direction as appropriate. 


A qualification and transcript will be issued by Civil safety upon successful completion of course requirements, provided that all administrative requirements have been met and course fees are paid in full.  In these circumstances, the certificate will be issued within 30 days. For all refresher courses, a Statement of Attainments will be issued within 2 business days.


Enrolment is contingent upon an application being accepted.  Factors considered in the evaluation of enrolment applications include meeting course entry requirements, eligibility for a training subsidy (where applicable) and acceptance of any applicable terms of enrolment.

It is a condition of enrolment in any nationally recognised training (accredited) programme that you supply the training organisation with a valid unique student identifier (USI).  If you don’t already have a USI, you can apply for one online at

Enrolment is confirmed upon payment of applicable fees, Civil Safety will collect no more than $1500 of the total fee on initial enrolment.

Further Information

Our student handbook is available to prospective students and is available prior to enrolment by contacting any of our training locations or can be downloaded from our website  The student handbook reflects our policies and contains important information on enrolment, recognition, training & assessment, complaints and appeals, fees and refunds, rules and responsibilities and a range of general information.  To enrol or for any further information please contact one of our offices via the contact details in the location section.

Upcoming Programs

Name Location Cost
G1,G8,G9 (S123) - Mining Supervisor - Refresher Online $250.00