Underground Supervisor's Certificate of Competency - Western Australia

Description

You will need this certificate if you intend to supervise underground mining operations. Underground supervisors have the immediate direction and control of the underground operations of a mine.

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 at least 23 years old
  • be a person of good character
  • hold a degree, diploma or associate diploma in mining engineering from a recognised university, school of mines or institute of technology
  • have passed the 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 face experience in operating a rockdrill on development and stoping faces for at least 3 months
  • have personal experience in using explosives in charging and firing both development and stoping rounds for at least 3 months
  • have 6 months full-time underground employment directly involved in ground support, haulage and transport and general mine servicing work
  • have received satisfactory training in first aid.

Duration

As specified

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application Other, Sole Trader

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

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

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