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Overview

Mining Support Workers perform routine tasks in mining and mineral ore treating operations, such as assembling, operating and dismantling mining equipment, taking ore, rock and dust samples, and mixing ore treating chemicals and catalysts.

Day-to-day

  • assembling, operating and dismantling mining equipment, taking ore, rock and dust samples, and mixing ore treating chemicals and catalysts.

Considerations

  • physically demanding
  • working outdoors.

To become a Mining Support Worker

  • You can work as a Mining Support Worker without formal qualifications, however, a certificate I or II in resourced and infrastructure operations or mining operations (field or exploration) may be useful.

    Find a Certificate in Mining Operations

Skills employers are looking for

  • Welding

  • Forklift Operation

  • Computer Literacy

  • Communication Skills

  • Teamwork / Collaboration

  • Predictive / Preventative Maintenance

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