Statutory Mining Manager Course Perth

Total Training Days

1 day


Statement of Attainment

Cohort Size

12 to 20 participants

Delivery Method

1-Day Workshop & Assessment


Enhance your managers' WHS knowledge and remain compliant to the new WHS regulations.

This course is designed for managers and officers working in the WA mining industry. This is a follow-on course to the Statutory Mining Supervisor’s course and covers the additional Unit of Competency (required to be held by specific statutory positions) to meet the WorkSafe requirements under Schedule 26 of the WHS (Mines) Regulations (WA) 2022:

  • BSBWHS513 – Lead WHS risk management

This course is suitable for the following statutory positions:

  • Site senior executive
  • Exploration manager
  • Underground manager (non-coal)
  • Underground manager (coal)
  • Quarry manager
  • Underground ventilation officer
  • Radiation safety officer

This units can be credited towards the BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management or BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management, should participants wish to continue their professional development.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course. To successfully complete the course, participants will be required to complete a short Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills assessment and be working in, or have access to, a mining-based workplace in which they are able to take responsibility for the work health and safety of a team.

Program Delivery

This program is delivered as a highly interactive and engaging workshop.

The delivery model for this program includes:

  • 1 day Face-to-Face workshop
  • Comprehensive student workbook
  • Assessment activities and scenarios customised to the mining industry

The majority of the assessment for this course will be completed in the workshops.


This program covers the following unit of competency:

  • BSBWHS513 – Lead WHS risk management

Topics covered in this course include:

  • Identifying and confirming the scope of risk management
  • Leading the risk assessment process
  • Planning and implementing risk controls
  • Evaluating the risk management process

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Future Institute offers participants the opportunity to be assessed through recognition of prior learning to gain credit for their existing experience. Please contact us for more information about the RPL process.


Course fee: $500 per person (GST Free)

This course can be delivered onsite at your premises (for 13 participants or more) or at Future Institute premises (for 1 or more participants) via our Public Course (Dates below)

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Please note: for statutory positions mentioned above, the two units from the Statutory Mining Supervisor’s course are also required. You may need to book into both courses.

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Risk Management in Mining

Team leaders in the mining sector must adopt a comprehensive approach to risk management. Their roles extend beyond a basic understanding of industry regulation. They're not only ensuring compliance but actively prioritising the safety of their teams. Recognising this, our course tackles these vital challenges head-on, preparing participants to effectively handle the inherent risks of mining.

Course Structure and Content

The structure of our course is built around offering participants clear theoretical insights into both leadership and mining practices. We've carefully designed the curriculum to encompass essential mining methods as well as foundational leadership principles. Regardless of whether you're a seasoned team leader with extensive practical experience or an emerging one just starting out, our course structure aims to prepare you for varied leadership roles within the mining sector.

Leadership Excellence in Mining Operations

In mining operations, both leadership skills and technical expertise are crucial for managers and leaders. Our course touches on elements that may particularly resonate with those from a mining engineering background or with knowledge of surface extraction operations, including open cut mines. At the heart of this training, however, is the objective of empowering leaders with robust safety procedures to ensure seamless and safe operations.

Course Benefits

  • Online Access

    Students will have the flexibility to complete theory online.

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  • Group Training

    Learn and interact with other members of their team.

  • Support

    Comprehensive support from our trainers.

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  • Applied Learning

    Application of learning through workplace projects.

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