Mining

Mining is one of Western Australia’s biggest industries and offers a wide variety of career opportunities. Study pathways in mining can lead you into a career working as an operator or manager on sites such as quarries, underground or open cut metalliferous mines in a range of specialised fields.

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KAB10 Enter and Work in Confined Spaces Skill set Geraldton Campus
MINING, CONFINED SPACE, small spaces, mining entry, tickets

This program is linked to the Unit of Competence RIIWHS202D Enter and Work in Confined Spaces.  This is a nationally recognised unit of competency and upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment.

Our program covers the entering and working in confined spaces in resources and infrastructure industries.  It includes planning and preparing for entry of confined spaces, entry and working in confined spaces, exiting confined spaces and cleaning up.

This program is appropriate for those working in confined spaces (enclosed or partially enclosed) for the purpose of carrying out work or inspections and also is appropriate for those performing sentry or stand-by person roles, at worksites within Civil Construction, Coal Mining, Drilling, Extractive Industries, Metalliferous Mining and General Construction.

Specifically you will learn:

  • site and equipment safety requirements
  • confined space entry and exit procedures, risks and regulations
  • air contaminants and toxic gases
  • breathing apparatus limitations
  • equipment types, characteristics, technical capabilities and limitations
  • site isolation and site control responsibilities and authorities
  • materials safety data sheets (MSDS)
  • project quality requirements
  • industry terminology, and
  • state and territory interpretations of a confined space.

Please also refer to the Student Fact Pack for additional College and support information.

RII60115 AZF7 Metalliferous Mining Advanced Diploma Kalgoorlie Campus
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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.

Our Focus on Flexible Options

Many of our courses offer flexible learning options that provide you with the opportunity to study whenever and wherever suits you.  Flexible options can include online learning, workplace assessment, recognition of prior learning and correspondence type programs that can sometimes be supplemented by block or focussed delivery.

We strive to offer a mix of flexible options that suit your needs.  Typically flexible learning options are open for enrolment all year round, allowing you to start any time and complete within 6 months of your start date.  Choose the right amount of units for you to study at any given time. 

Our Self Paced External courses can be accessed anywhere and anytime, regardless of your geographical location! 

G0031P G0031P Project Management Start to Finish Short Course Kalgoorlie Campus
project, management, administration, events, pmbok, building, engineering

Designed for people working in projects across any industry including mining, building, engineering, information technology, events, business processes and more.

The objective of the Project Management (PM) training is to provide a practical understanding of projects and the application of core tools. Templates are used throughout the training, which can then be immediately applied to the participant's projects.

By the end of the course participants will:

  • Have the ability to run a project from start to finish.
  • Have an understanding of Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK).
  • Understand why some projects work and some don't.
  • Use and understand Project Management templates.

Upon completion of this course you will receive a Certificate of Participation.

Please also refer to the Student Fact Pack for additional College and support information

RII30415 AZF3 Resource Processing Certificate III Kalgoorlie Campus

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.

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Page last updated August 15, 2018