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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.

National ID State ID Title Qualification level Study mode Campus
KAB38 Conduct Hydraulic Excavator Operations Skills Set
Skill set Face to face (class room)
Skill set
Carnarvon Campus
KAB38, construction, mining, excavator, hydraulic excavator, industry, safety

Gain the skills and knowledge to conduct hydraulic excavator operations. 

This course is suited for those already working or seeking work in an operational role in the mining or construction industry and are required to conduct hydraulic excavator operations. 

Topics covered include:

  • Plan and prepare
  • Operate an hydraulic excavator
  • Maintenance
  • Safety 

 

Course Content

For a list of the nationally accredited units included in this course please refer to your preferred campus delivery information below. 

 

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment

 

Enrolment & Enquiries

For more information about this course and to enrol:

Contact: Pam Francis | Commercial Training Coordinator - Geraldton Campus

9956 2704 | 1800 672 700

Email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

Enquiry Form: Complete the course enquiry form below. 

 

To find out more about studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack. 

KAB09 Conduct Telescopic Materials Handler Operations Skills Set
Skill set Face to face (class room)
Skill set
Northam Campus
resource industry, infrastructure, industry, licence, high risk, safety,

Safely operate a telescopic material handler

Gain the skills and knowledge to safely and efficiently conduct telescopic material handler operations. 

Topics covered include:

  • Planning and preparation
  • Pre-operational checks
  • Operate and secure telescopic material handler
  • Routine maintenance
  • Work health and safety 

 

Course Content

For a list of the nationally accredited units included in this course please refer to your preferred campus delivery information below. 

 

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment

 

Enrolment & Enquiries

For more information about this course and to enrol:

Contact: Tracy Hicks | Commercial Training Coordinator - Kalgoorlie Campus

9088 6830 | 1800 672 700

Email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

Enquiry Form: Complete the course enquiry form below. 

 

To find out more about studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack.

 

 

KAB37 Conduct Tractor Operations Skills Set
Skill set Face to face (class room)
Skill set
Northam Campus
KAB37, tractor, tractor operations, construction, mining, industry, safety. licence, agriculture

Safely operate a tractor. 

Gain the skills and knowledge to safely use a tractor on a work site.

Topics covered include:

  • Safe operating techniques
  • Fit, use and remove attachments
  • Routine maintenance
  • Safety 

 

Course Content

For a list of the nationally accredited units included in this course please refer to your preferred campus delivery information below. 

 

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment

 

Enrolment & Enquiries

For more information about this course and to enrol:

Contact: Tracy Hicks | Commercial Training Coordinator - Kalgoorlie Campus

9088 6830 | 1800 672 700

Email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

Enquiry Form: Complete the course enquiry form below. 

 

To find out more about studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack. 

 

KAB10 Enter and Work in Confined Spaces Skills Set
Skill set Face to face (class room)
Skill set
Carnarvon Campus
MINING, CONFINED SPACE, small spaces, mining entry, tickets

Keep yourself and others safe with this nationally accredited training.

Our training program 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 course is suitable 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 work sites within Civil Construction, Coal Mining, Drilling, Extractive Industries, Metalliferous Mining and General Construction.

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.

 

Course Content

For a list of the nationally accredited units included in this course please refer to your preferred campus delivery information below. 

 

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment

 

Enrolment & Enquiries

For more information about this course and to enrol:

Contact: Pam Francis | Commercial Training Coordinator - Geraldton Campus

9956 2704 | 1800 672 700

Email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

Enquiry Form: Complete the course enquiry form below. 

 

To find out more about studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack.

KAA27 Excavator Skill Set
Half price
Skill sets
Skill set Face to face (class room)
Skill set
Northam Campus
KAA27, excavator, building, construction, safety, industry, training, mining,

Safely operate an excavator 

Students will gain the skills and knowledge to safely operate an excavator to lift and carry materials under supervision. 

Topics covered include:

  • Assess risks and identify hazards
  • Operate an excavator in-line with regulations
  • Select, fit and remove attachments
  • Lift, carry and place materials 

 

Course Content

For a list of the nationally accredited units included in this course please refer to your preferred campus delivery information below. 

 

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment 

 

Enrolment & Enquiries 

For more information about this course and to enrol:

Contact: Tracy Hicks | Commercial Training Coordinator - Kalgoorlie Campus

9088 6830 | 1800 672 700

Email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

Enquiry Form: Complete the course enquiry form below. 

 

To find out more about studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack. 

RII60115 AZF7 Metalliferous Mining
Advanced Diploma Continuous Enrolment
External mode
Flexible delivery
Kalgoorlie Campus
u000000, u000004, Mine manager, Metalliferous Mining

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! 

KAB54 Non-Slewing Mobile Crane Licence Skills Set
Skill sets
Half price
Skill set Face to face (class room)
Skill set
Northam Campus
crane, mobile crane, construction, mining, industry, logistics,

Safely operate a non-slewing mobile crane

Learn how to safely operate a non-slewing mobile crane with a capacity exceeding 3 tonnes. Non-slewing crane refers to cranes that incorporate a boom or jib that cannot be slewed and includes a locomotive and articulated mobile crane. Topics covered include:

  • Conduct routine checks
  • Set-up
  • Transfer load
  • Shut down and secure crane

 

Course Content

The below nationally recognised unit of competency is included in this course:

TLILIC0008          Licence to operate a non-slewing mobile crane (greater than 3 tonnes capacity)

 

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a  Statement of Attainment

 

Enrolment & Enquiries

For more information about this course and to enrol:

Contact: Tracy Hicks | Commercial Training Coordinator -Kalgoorlie Campus

9088 6830 | 1800 672 700

Email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

Enquiry Form: Complete the course enquiry form below.

 

 

 

G0031P G0031P Project Management Start to Finish
Short Course Face to face (class room)
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!

You will gain a  practical understanding of projects and the application of core tools. You will use templates which can then immediately be used for your own projects. 

Topics covered include:

  • How run a project from start to finish
  • Why some projects work and some fail
  • How to use Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) 
  • Use and understand project management templates.
  • Team roles and responsibilities 

 

Certification

Upon completion of this course students will be issued with a  Certificate of Participation

 

Enrolment & Enquiries

For more information about this course and to enrol:

Contact: Tracy Hicks | Commercial Training Coordinator- Kalgoorlie Campus

9088 6830 | 1800 672 700

Email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

Enquiry Form: Complete the course enquiry form below.

 

To find out more about studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack.

RII40515 AZF0 Resource Processing
Online
Certificate IV Flexible delivery
Online delivery
Kalgoorlie Campus
TAFE18, U000000, Engineering and Mining, U000006, Process Plant Operations/Technology, Resource, Processing

This qualification reflects the role of employees such as a supervisor or team leader working in a metal or coal processing facility. They perform tasks involving a broad range of varied activities most of which are complex and non-routine. They are responsible for the quantity and quality of the output of others, contribute to the development of technical solutions to non-routine problems and apply safety management plans to the workplace.

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! 

RII30415 AZF3 Resource Processing
Certificate III Continuous Enrolment
External mode
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.

KAA23 Skid Steer Loader Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set Face to face (class room)
Skill set
Northam Campus
KAA23,skid steer, loader, mining, civil construction, industry, safety, licence

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
  • Safety 

 

Course Content

RIIMPO334E  Conduct skid steer loader operations using attachments 

OR

RIIMPO318F  Conduct civil construction skid steer loader operations

 

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment

 

Enrolment & Enquiries

For more information about this course and to enrol: 

Contact: Tracy Hicks | Commercial Training Coordinator - Kalgoorlie Campus

9088 6830 | 1800 672 700

Email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

Enquiry Form: Complete the course enquiry form below. 

 

To find out more about studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack. 

RII30115 AZE5 Surface Extraction Operations
Certificate III Continuous Enrolment
Recognition of Prior Learning
Kalgoorlie Campus

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.

RII50115 AZF4 Surface Operations Management
Diploma Workplace Assessment
Kalgoorlie Campus
u000000, u000004, quarry manager, mine manager, mine safety

Lead and supervise open cut mining operations

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.

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.

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Page last updated August 15, 2018