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RII30420 Certificate III in Resource Processing

National ID: RII30420 State ID: BGP5
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Unearth a fine career in the resources industry.

You'll gain the required skills and knowledge to perform the role of a processing technician or operator in a resources processing facility or treatment plant.

You'll learn:

  • how to operate and monitor equipment used in processing
  • conduct and test site sampling 
  • health and safety in the workplace

This course is half price for everyone (excl. school students) as part of the Lower Fees, Local Skills initiative. Fees are also capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more here.

^ You’ll pay half price course fees on Lower fees, Local Skills qualifications, however please note other fees may apply such as for resources that are specifically needed for your course.

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate I or Certificate II

Entrance Requirements

Students must be currently employed on a mine site to enroll and must meet mine site requirements.


Upon successful completion you will receive a Certificate III in Resource Processing.

Licensing, Legislative, Regulatory or Certificate Considerations

Licensing, legislative and certification requirements that apply to this qualification can vary between states, territories, and industry sectors. Users must check requirements with relevant body before applying the qualification.

Job opportunities include:

  • Process Operator 
  • Processing Technician
  • Mineral Processing Technician

For more information about job and career pathways, visit JobOutlook(opens in a new tab)  or Jobs and Skills WA

Please note: This list is a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

We offer a range of further study opportunities, view our course list here.   

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We are currently taking expressions of interest for this course. Contact our student services team on 1800 672 700 for more information or complete the course enquiry form below. 

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