Want a lucrative career in one of WA’s biggest industries? Get a nationally recognised qualification through a mining course at TAFE and you’ll open the door to a number of rewarding career opportunities in a range of specialised fields.
If you want industry-relevant training that’ll help you hit the ground running, come and study with us at Central Regional TAFE. Our campuses are located within some of WA’s major mining regions allowing us to make Mining one of our key areas of specialisation. Our training programs are flexible and up-to-date as we foster strong connections with major players in the mining industry.
Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey, or are looking to gain new skills to take your career to the next level - we have the training to help you get where you want to go.
- Metalliferous Mining
The Metalliferous Mining sector involves surface and underground mining of metals such as iron ore, copper, tin, gold, silver, nickel and zinc. Train with us and open the door to career opportunities as a Metalliferous Mine Manager and further industry qualifications such as Quarry Manager Certificate and Underground Supervisor Certificate.
Central Regional TAFE is one of the only training providers in Australia to deliver an Advanced Diploma of Metalliferous Mining. In this course, you will gain practical training and theoretical knowledge to prepare you to perform a broad range of specialised tasks as a metalliferous mine manager. You will learn how to demonstrate self-directed application of theoretical and technical knowledge and initiate solutions to technical problems.
- Surface Extraction Operations
Get qualified for a range of employment opportunities in open-cut mines or quarries with a course in Surface Extraction Operations. You will gain practical skills and know-how to perform a broad range of tasks in a varied work context. Learn how to select suitable equipment, services or contingency measures and operate specialised mining equipment to a high level of proficiency.
- Surface Operations Management
Take a course in Surface Operations Management and learn the practical skills and knowledge to lead and supervise operations involved in the extraction of materials in an open cut mining operation. Once you complete this course you’ll be able to demonstrate a broad range of technical, managerial, coordination and planning skills and you’ll have the skills to implement safety management plans.
- Project Management
A course in project management will give you a practical understanding of projects so that you can effectively manage your own projects from start to finish. Designed for people working in projects across several industries including mining, this course will teach you why some projects work and others fail and prepare you to effectively delegate team roles and responsibilities.
Ride the resources boom.Gain the knowledge and skills to safely and effectively work in mining operations. This course covers blasting, environmental management, risk management, maintenance of plant systems and much more.
Advance to the next level in your mining career.
This qualification reflects the role of open cut or underground metalliferous mine managers who perform tasks that are broad, specialised, complex and technical and include strategic areas and initiating activities. They are required to demonstrate self-directed application of theoretical and technical knowledge and initiate solutions to technical problems or management requirements.
This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge required to operate and maintain a four wheel drive vehicle in the resources and infrastructure industries.
Topics covered include:
- Perform simple maintenance and minor repairs
- Recover vehicle
- Use four-wheel drive mode
- Pre-departure checks
- Four-wheel drive terminology
Unearth a fine career in the resources industry.If you want to work in resources, this is a great place to start. Learn about site sampling, testing, OHS, the mining industry and the equipment used in plant processing in this broad course.
This qualification reflects the role of employees such as production operators in a metalliferous processing facility or a coal preparation and treatment plant, who perform tasks involving a broad range of skilled applications in varied work context using some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, services or contingency measures.
Lift, load, dig, move, grade, jackhammer and more with a skid-steer.Learn how to operate one of these incredibly useful vehicles for yourself or for your career in the construction, landscaping and mining industries or beyond.
Operate and shift materials with a skid-steer loader.
Learn how to safely load and operate a skid-steer loader. Topics covered include:
- Operate skid steer in line with requirements
- Load, carry and place materials
- Remove and fit attachments
Turn your mine site experience into a qualification.Learn workplace safety, communication, planning, environmental concern, rehabilitation of mine sites and more in this varied course.
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.
Your career will be a cut above.Study this course and gain the practical skills and knowledge to lead and supervise operations involved in the extraction of materials in an open cut mining operation.
Lead and supervise open cut mining operations.
This Diploma reflects the role of mine managers in an open cut coal or metalliferous mine or a quarry, who perform tasks involving a high level of autonomy and requiring the application of significant judgement in planning and determining the selection of equipment, roles and techniques for themselves and others. On completion of this course you'll be able to demonstrate a broad range of technical, managerial, coordination and planning skills and implement safety management plans.