Best practice guides

There are a range of best practice guides to help candidates, employers and registered training organisations understand and prepare for the examination process. They were developed by the NSW Resources Regulator and the NSW Minerals Council in conjunction with other government agencies. Download the guides:

Please note that the guides relate to certificates of competence under the former Coal Mine Health and Safety Act 2002 and Mine Health and Safety Act 2004. The guides are provided for information only.

Associated non-technical skills

The Resources Regulator has prepared a guide to help industry better understand the role of associated non-technical skills in the certificate of competence scheme. Download the guide:

Changes from 1 July 2017

If you apply for a certificate of competence from 1 July 2017, you will be required to hold national competency units in first aid and emergency preparedness. Download our guide to find out more: