Mining is a technologically-focused undertaking and the local industry has been in a position to innovate, offering world’s-best technology to its geoscientists and metallurgical engineers. In fact, 60 per cent of the world’s mines operate with Australian-made and designed software. Whether you’re interested in geology, engineering or machinery, it’s a hands-on industry with many opportunities to multiskill and progress through positions at large companies. A qualification in mineral processing, metallurgy and earth sciences will set you on track to take advantage of these possibilities.
Potential mining career outcomes include: Grinding Operator, Equipment Operator, Sampler, Site Coordinator, Mining Engineer, Drillers, Offsiders, Production Engineer, Excavator.