About the course

About the course

If you are currently working as a team leader or supervisor, or you would like to step up to this role in an open cut quarrying or mining operation, this course will give you the necessary training you will need to be competent and effective in the role.

This course reflects the role of employees such as a supervisor or team leader working in an open cut mine or quarry. You will perform tasks involving a broad range of varied activities, most of which are complex and non-routine. You will be 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.

Box Hill Institute has been training people in the Extractives Industry for over 40 years. The course is developed in collaboration with industry and is supported by both the Construction Materials Processing Asssociation (CMPA) and the Institute of Quarrying Australia (IQA). The training delivery takes place primarily at the Insitute's Elgar campus in 3 day blocks and includes some site visits. Course content covers environmental management, community engagement, pit planning, slope stability, risk management and quality. You will be closely collaborating with your fellow students throughout the course. People who have completed this course recognise the value of networking with other industry professionals to develop models of best practice.

Course content covers: 

  • environmental management
  • community engagement
  • pit planning
  • slope stability
  • risk management
  • quality

Box Hill Institute offers flexible rolling enrolments whereby a participant can enrol in the course throughout the year and complete the training in the corresponding month of the following year.

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Intake Dates & Course Length


February

Box Hill Institute also offers flexible rolling enrolments whereby you can enrol in the course at any time throughout the year and complete the training in the corresponding month of the following year.

Part time: 10 months

The time taken to complete this course will vary depending on your input

 

For information regarding dates such as enrolment, orientation and study breaks please visit the Academic Calendars page

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Career Outcomes


This course will allow you to fulfil the role of a team leader or supervisor. It is considered to be the first step in your management development toward becoming a quarry manager.

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Entry Requirements


You must be employed in the extractive industries sector

PRE-TRAINING REVIEW

To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs, Box Hill Institute will assess all students’ language, literacy and numeracy and digital literacy by asking you to undertake a self-assessment review prior to the enrolment.

A course advisor will discuss the outcomes of the review and make recommendations about whether the course is suitable for you, and identify additional support where required.

Applying


Direct entry

Recognition of Prior Learning is available.

Pathways & Accreditation


You may wish to progress onto the Diploma of Extractive Operations Management.

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 4

Fees & Finance Options


This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments

Tuition Fee Type Estimated Fee
Gov. Subsidised - Standard $2,835.00
Gov. Subsidised - Concession $567.00
Full Tuition Fee $11,340.00
Service Fees Estimated Annual Fees
Service & Amenities*$155.00
Core Skills Support**$75.00
Annual Material Fees$253.50
Retain Course Items***No fee applies
* Does not apply to VETDSS or Short course students.

** Does not apply to VETDSS, International students, Short Courses, Graduate Degrees , or re-enrolling students who re-enrol in the same course.

***Retained Course Items are purchased by the student once prior to commencing. The course items bought by the student become the property of the student. Such items retain a generic application for other purposes outside the student's course of study (e.g. textbooks).

Annual student tuition & material fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees listed are for 2019 and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. Advertised start dates and delivery locations are subject to viable student numbers. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.
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Course Structure


Completion of 13 units, including 4 core and 9 elective units.

Box Hill Insitute offers standard course structure with predetermined elective units chosen based on industry consultation.

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