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Mining and Resources Courses

Are you practically minded? From researching operations to managing the production of energy, a mining or resources course leads to many great places. A mining career can be challenging, yet it brings great financial reward.

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Does this Describe You?

  • Logical
  • Focused
  • Hands-on

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Job Opportunities:

  • Mining engineer
  • Drill operator
  • Boiler operator
  • Plant operator
  • Stevedore
  • Meter reader
  • Mining labourer
  • Gas plant technician

Fun Facts

The "luck of the Irish" is an old mining expression that came out of the gold and silver rush in America

Average Salary


(based on the average weekly salary for mining engineers)

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full-time work for construction and mining labourers

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employed mining engineers in Australia