Winding Engine Drivers (Mines) Certificate of Competency - Western Australia

Service summary

You will require this certificate if you intend to operate a winding engine on a mine site. A winding engine is any machinery used to raise or lower things in a shaft or winch to transport persons, material or rock. This does not include any lifting machine, endless rope haulage or scraper winch installation.

Two different classes of this certificate are available:

  • Class 1: authorises you to operate a winding engine having any power input; and
  • Class 2: authorises you to operate a winding engine having a power input between 25 and 75 kilowatts.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for a Class 1 or Class 2 certificate you must:

  • Be at least 21 years old;
  • Be a person of good character;
  • Be medically fit;
  • Have passed the relevant exams set by the Agency;
  • Provide a professional reference and a character reference;
  • Meet the work experience requirements relevant to the class of winding engine you intend to operate;
  • Submit the required form; and
  • Pay any required fees.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

Until revoked.

Fees

 TypeAmount
ApplyApplication$143.00

Other resources

Administering agency

Department of Mines and Petroleum
Resources Safety

Act(s) name

Mines Safety and Inspection Act 1994 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Mines Safety and Inspection Regulations 1995 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Board of Examiners
Department of Mines and Petroleum
Resources Safety


Operating address:
1 Adelaide Street
East Perth
Western Australia 6004
Mailing address:
100 Plain Street
East Perth
Western Australia 6004

Phone:

08 93588014

Fax:

08 93588000
boe@dmp.wa.gov.au

Supporting information

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