Qualification pathways below contains a quick reference for progression through the metalliferous mining sector accredited training packages. The career options, listed below, for working in the metalliferous mining industry will be added to this section progressively. Each attachment can be downloaded and used to assist individuals to gain an understanding of the types of entry positions, their typical duties, associated qualifications and useful links to industry bodies
Qualification Pathways for Metalliferous
- Advanced Diploma Level also reflects the role of the mine manager. This person performs tasks that are broad, specialised, complex in nature and highly technical.
- Diploma Level reflects the role of mine managers. Planning, implementing projects, managing staff and using your skills to address management problems that arise.
- Certificate IV Level is completed by mine supervisors/team leaders on the job. Advanced operational requirements, management and leadership of staff are introduced at this level.
- Certificate III Level reflects the role of employees, such as production operators, at work. These jobs allow them to use some discretion when selecting equipment, services and implementing contingency measures.
- Certificate II Level reflects the role of an assistant working as part of a team. These jobs require the completion of a range of routine tasks using limited practical skills.
- Certificate I Level is a basic entry level qualification. This is a pathway to Certificate II & III Qualifications. Employment opportunities with this qualification only, are very rare.
- Download information about Driller's Assistant (click here)
- Download information about Metalliferous Miners (click here)
- Download information about Mobile Plant Operators (click here)
- Download information about Site Health Safety Coordinators (click here)