Certification of Competence - Mines or Petroleum - New South Wales

Description

You will require a certification of competence in order to perform certain functions at mines or petroleum sites. Certifications of competence may be either Competence Certificates or Practising Certificates.

The operation types at a coal mine that require a certification of competence are:

  • mining engineering manager
  • open cut examiner
  • electrical engineer
  • mechanical engineer
  • mining engineering manager - underground
  • undermanager
  • deputy
  • electrical engineering manager
  • mechanical engineering manager
  • cable repair signatory.

The operation types at a mine other than a coal mind that require a certification of competence are:

  • quarry manager
  • production manager
  • mining engineering manager.

The operation types at a petroleum site that require a certification of competence are:

  • rig manager
  • driller.

Please be aware that certifications may be granted unconditionally or subject to conditions.

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 this certification you must:

  • meet the age requirements
  • have the relevant experience
  • hold the required qualifications
  • have successfully completed any required courses or exams.

You are also required to:

  • submit the application form
  • pay the required fee.

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

Ongoing eligibility requirements

You will be required to undertake additional maintenance of competency activities for the duration of your licence.

Duration

Five years.

Fees

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Fees are listed on the attached document.

Act(s) name

Work Health and Safety (Mines and Petroleum Sites) Act 2013 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Work Health and Safety (Mines and Petroleum Sites) Regulation 2014 New South Wales

Application process

Apply

After lodging your application form you must undertake an examination at a prescribed venue. Please consult the Contact Officer for information or view their website.

Administering agency

Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

Division of Resources and Geoscience

Contact details

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General Enquiries

Division of Resources and Geoscience

Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

Operating address: 323 Castlereagh Street
Sydney, New South Wales 2000
Mailing address: PO BOX K348
Haymarket, New South Wales 1240
Phone: 02 4063 6500
Phone: 1300 736 122
Email: information@planning.nsw.gov.au
Website: Division of Resources and Geoscience (Opens in new window)