Certificate of Competency - Deputy - Western Australia

Description

You will need a certificate of competency if you intend to act as a deputy in a mine. A deputy is a person who has the immediate supervision of employees and the direction of mining operations under the control of an underground manager or other officer responsible to the manager.

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 certificate you must:

  • be a person of good character
  • be at least 23 years old
  • have received satisfactory training in first aid
  • hold a degree, diploma or associate diploma in mining engineering from a recognised university, school of mines or institute of technology and have passed the mining law examinations set by the agency, or have passed the examinations mining practice and mining law examinations set by the agency
  • have general experience in underground mining and have been employed underground for at least 5 years, or have been full-time employed underground for at least 2 years if you are a graduate
  • have at least 6 months face experience in coal mining operations and development
  • have at least 6 months full-time underground employment directly involved in ventilation control, roof support, shot firing, conveyor haulage and transport.

Duration

As specified

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
General Application Other, Sole Trader

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

Act(s) name

Work Health and Safety Act 2020 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Work Health and Safety (General) Regulations 2022 Western Australia

Work Health and Safety (Mines) Regulations 2022 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Resources Safety

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.