S11R-BMA - BMA Standard 11 Refresher

Unlike other providers, our Standard 11 refresher course is online. You must refresh your Standard 11 certificate at least once every 5 years, however please note that each mine site and company has specific requirements, which could require a more frequent timeframe. 

Course Overview

BMA has selected Civil Safety as their exclusive provider for Standard 11 refresher courses. 

This BMA Standard 11 refresher course is ONLY available for BMA employees and contractors. For public enrolment, please click here to enrol in Civil Safety's Standard 11 refresher course. For reference, both refresher courses offer the same outcome and both enable you to work on any Queensland Surface Coal and Metalliferous mining site. The only distinction is that this course is restricted to BMA personnel.


Individuals who have previously completed the 6 units of competency within the Standard 11 skill set and hold a Statement of Attainment may be required to complete refresher training to maintain currency. Industry standards recommend that individuals should undertake refresher training every two to five years. This is due to changes in Australian and industry standards, as well as updates in WHS legislation, regulations, and codes of practice, that can impact the knowledge and skills required for working safely in surface coal mining operations, under the Queensland Government Mines Inspectorate’s Recognised Standard 11 (Qld Coal Mining Safety and Health Act 1999). Refreshed knowledge and skills can help improve workplace safety and minimise the risk of injury or harm to yourself and others. 


Our online refresher course offers the convenience of studying at your own pace, from anywhere and at any time. You can access the course material on any device, making it easy to fit your studies around your work and personal commitments. Our experienced trainers have designed the course to refresh your knowledge on key concepts and update your skills according to the latest industry standards and regulations.



Up to 30 days to complete


Study online, anytime | Nationwide


See enrolment link below | No funding is available for this course


Nationally recognised Statement of Attainment for Standard 11

Entry requirements

Previous Standard 11 SOA* | Copy of ID | Internet access and device required
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Course Delivery and Duration

This assessment is an online refresher course involving a series of quizzes with a set of questions. 

You will have 30 days from the date of your course enrolment to complete the refresher.

Unit/s and Certification

In total, you need to complete the 6 nationally recognised units of competency within the Standard 11 skill set:

  • RIIWHS201E- Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures
  • RIIGOV201E- Comply with site work processes/procedures
  • RIIERR205D- Apply initial response First Aid
  • RIIRIS201E- Conduct local risk control
  • RIIERR302E- Respond to local emergencies and incidents
  • RIICOM201E- Communicate in the workplace
Students who are deemed competent will receive a Statement of Attainment recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework. This certification is nationally recognised. The SOA is issued upon successful completion within 2 business days provided that all entry requirements have been met and course fees are paid in full.

As a minimum, personnel need to be refreshed in their knowledge of:

  • Safe operation of machinery they are required to use;
  • Emergency escape from their places of work;
  • Their role in identifying and responding to hazards in their work area; and
  • Their role in actioning any part of the mine safety management system that has been allocated to them or persons conducting their role/position description.

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for this refresher course, we will require

  1. A clear copy of your drivers licence or photo identification;
  2. An RTO issued previous Statement of Attainment listing the Standard 11 competencies that is less than 5 years old. 
  • Please note we will not accept wallet cards.
  • In case you don't have access to your current Statement of Attainment, you can obtain a VET Transcript from your USI student portal. For instructions, click here and select How to view and download my USI Transcript. 

To proceed with this course, students will require:

  • BMA Employee ID or Service Contractor (SC) number and your BMA site
  • Sufficient level of language, literacy and numeracy is required for students to be able to complete the required assessments;
  • Be at least 15 years of age;
  • Our courses can be accessed on any device with an internet connection, making it accessible to anyone with basic computer skills;
  • USI - It is a condition of enrolment in any nationally recognised training (accredited) programme that you supply the registered training organisation with a valid unique student identifier (USI).

To avoid delay in processing and issuance of your Statement of Attainment outside our standard turnaround time, please provide payment or company purchase order upon enrolment and/or if providing USI transcript, please ensure it includes a QR verification code


If the student does not meet the refresher requirements, and therefore is required to complete the full course, an additional assessment fee will apply for the practical training and assessment component which can be delivered at any of our training facilities throughout Queensland.

Support and Assessments

Our refresher course material is specifically tailored to update the knowledge and skills of individuals who have previously completed this particular unit of competency. The assessment for this refresher course consists of a series of questions that relate to the subject matter covered in the original course, which reinforces key concepts and enables learners to demonstrate their comprehensive understanding of the refreshed knowledge and the information they already possess from their experience.

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Please note this course is ONLY available for BMA employees and contractors. Participants must complete the enrolment link below prior to attending the course. To complete this enrolment, you will be required to provide your BMA Employee Id or Service Contractor (SC) number and your BMA Site.

Our student handbook is available to prospective students and is available prior to enrolment by contacting any of our training locations or can be found through this link.  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.


Upon completion of the course, you will possess not only real-world skills and understanding but also a nationally recognized and accredited statement of attainment. Click Enrol below to get started!

Upcoming Programs

Name Location Cost
Standard 11 Refresher - BMA - 2024 Online $395.00