Quarry manager’s certificate

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A person is eligible for a quarry manager’s certificate if the person:

  • reaches 24 years of age; and
  • holds a degree in engineering from an Australian university in a discipline approved for the certificate by MCAC, or a diploma in mining from a TAFE, or a degree or diploma in geology or in earth sciences from an Australian university or TAFE that is approved by MCAC, or a qualification approved by MCAC to be equivalent to the degrees or diplomas mentioned above; and
  • successfully completes an approved WHS risk management unit for a quarry manager’s certificate; and
  • passes an applicable legislation examination for a quarry manager’s certificate; and
  • works for at least 2 years at a mine where quarry operations are carried out; and
  • while working at a mine where quarry operations are carried out, has experience carrying out each relevant activity in relation to quarry operations for at least 3 months, and working in managing ground stability, mine planning or mine emergency management in relation to quarry operations for at least 6 months; and
  • is of good character; and
  • receives first aid training.

Relevant activity means

  • drilling and use of explosives; and
  • mine transport and services.

Approved WHS management units

Statutory certification requires completion of the national units of competency in health and safety risk management approved for this certificate.

Assessment of "good character”

Statutory certification requires a person to be “of good character”. The assessment by the Competence Advisory Committee is based on the National Police Certificate.

First aid training

HTLAIDDO11 Provide First Aid is the minimum requirement for statutory certification.

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