A bachelor degree in engineering majoring in mining or geotechnical engineering is needed to work as a Mining Engineer (excluding Petroleum). Some Mining Engineers (excluding Petroleum) complete postgraduate studies.
Registration may be compulsory in some states and territories. In addition, Engineers Australia has a non-compulsory National Engineering Register. Membership with the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy may be useful.
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