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This course covers general safety in mining. If you want to apply for a mineral claim in the Lightning Ridge mineral claims district you are required to complete this course as part of your application. For more details view the mineral claims application webpage.

Who should attend

  • individuals that are interested in or are working in mining
  • individuals applying for a mineral claim in Lightning Ridge

This course will review

  • claim markout
  • mine establishment
  • roof failure
  • legislation
  • types of roof support
  • mine environment
  • electrical installations
  • ventilation of mines
  • underground surveying
  • mine planning


$110 (including GST)

How to register

To register for this course complete and submit the Mine safety awareness course form.

More information

For more information or enquiries about this course contact the Lightning Ridge office on 6829 9200 or email Information on other mining courses is available on our mining courses webpage.

Dates / times

Date: 27th November 2017 - 28th November 2017

Time: 27th: 11am-4.0pm, 28th: 8.30am-3.00pm


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