If you have experience working in mining, in particular open pit work, this course can take your career to the next level and open up new job opportunities! You'll gain the skills and knowledge needed to work as a production operator; mineral processing technician; or a quarry mobile plant or surface coal operator.
In addition to learning workplace health and safety regulations and risk management, you'll also learn how to identify and assess environmental and heritage concerns; workplace communication and teamwork; and on-site processes and procedures. Depending on where you study, you can also choose electives including hydraulic excavation; grader and haul truck operations; operating tracked and wheeled dozers; and more!
Choose a WA TAFE college that delivers this course
To find out more about doing this course at a WA TAFE college, select one of the TAFEs listed below to read their course descriptions. You'll also be able to see at which TAFE campus/es the course is delivered.
If you would like further information such as when the course is available and how to enrol, and details of course fees, or if you have questions about how the course is delivered, please follow the Find out more link to go to the TAFE's website where you will find full course details and contact information so that you can speak to the TAFE directly.
This qualification reflects the role of employees such as production operators in an open cut mine or quarry, who perform tasks involving a broad range of skilled applications in a varied work context, using some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, services or contingency measures.
Choose a private training provider that delivers this course
This course is also available from registered training organisations (accredited private training providers) that are funded through Jobs and Skills WA. Select from the list below, and follow the link to the provider’s website for further information.
This qualification reflects the role of employees such as production operators in an open cut mine or quarry, who perform tasks involving a broad range of skilled applications in a varied work context, using some discretion and
judgement in selecting equipment, services or contingency measures.
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