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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.

 The course is developed in collaboration with industry and is supported by both the Construction Materials Processing Association (CMPA) and the Institute of Quarrying Australia (IQA). The training delivery takes place primarily at the Institute'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

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