Restricted quarry manager’s certificate

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

  • reaches 21 years of age; and
  • passes a mining practice examination and an applicable legislation examination for a restricted 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 for at least 6 months in managing ground stability, mine planning or mine emergency management in relation to quarry operations; and
  • successfully completes an approved WHS risk management unit for a restricted quarry manager’s certificate; 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

HTLAID011 Provide First Aid is the minimum requirement for statutory certification.

Application fee

No fee payable to sit the work health and safety examination

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