Section 44 Training Course (Mine Safety)

AME's course for appointed persons, mine managers and supervisors

What is Section 44 in Mining?

Mine Managers are responsible for the safety of everyone on site. They have many duties and obligations, however they may also delegate certain tasks to approved persons under Section 44 of the Mines Safety and Inspection Act (WA).

What does a Section 44 training course entail?

Designed for supervisors of mine sites, Section 44 training gives participants an understanding of their responsibilities, legal obligations and duties as a section 44 appointee.

The course  assessment consists of assessment questions and activities to be completed at the end of each section. There are no post-course assessment requirements. 

What's covered in Section 44 training?

Broadly, Section 44 Training with AME will give you an overview of Health and Safety Legislative Framework, as well as appointments and responsibilities under Section 44 of the Mines Safety Inspection Act 1994 (WA). 

Section 44 training is an awareness course for those working in the West Australian resources industry, which arms appointed persons with the necessary legislative knowledge to perform their role safely.

Upon completion, participants will have an understanding of the legal obligations of mine managers, and persons appointed by them, on mine sites.

What are the modules of AME’s Section 44 Course?

The curriculum covers:

  • Legislative Requirements
  • Compliance
  • Workplace Inspections
  • Reporting
  • Training, Supervision, Delegation
  • Plant and Hazardous Substances
  • Risk Management
  • Mine Inspectors
  • Inhibition and Prohibition Notice
  • Health and Safety Representatives

Why undertake Section 44 training?

AME’s Section 44 course will help you understand what your role entails and what you can do to ensure that everyone in your mining operation remains safe.

WA Focused

The course is open to anyone over 18 years of age, and covers the compliance obligations of MSI Act (1994) and MSIR (1995).

Professional Development

This is professional development training, vital for the health and safety of everyone on site. Completion earns a licence to perform.

Course Outcomes

Upon completion, you will have acquired an overview of the obligations of a Section 44 Appointed Person.

Ready to enrol in Section 44 training?

Duration: 1/2 day (8.00am to 12:00pm)

Venue: AME Training Centre, Unit 14/44 Belmont Avenue, Belmont, WA


  • Tea and coffee provided. More details disclosed closer to the training date.


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