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.