You can work as a Miner without formal qualifications, however, they may be useful. Training is available through VET (Vocational Education and Training). A course in small mining operations, underground metalliferous mining, underground coal operations or surface extraction operations might be helpful.
Thinking about study or training?
Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need.
- Compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes on the My Skills website.
- You might be interested in Resources and Infrastructure Industry VET training pathways on the AAPathways website.
Or check out related courses on Job Outlook.