All mines in Western Australia currently operate under the Western Australia Mining Act, the only dedicated mining act in Australia. All other states in Australia fall under their individual states Workpace Health and Safety Legislation guidelines. If mining companies are operating mines in Western Australia and other states, they must operate under the strongest safety legislation, being the Western Australian Mining Act.
A Western Australian Ticketed Shift Supervisor is a person deemed competent by the WA Mines Department to be able to run an underground Hardrock mine crew in Australia. This is also an recognised qualification worldwide and is highly respected. To be eligible to apply for a Shift Supervisor ticket, a minimum 5 years underground experience is required and sit a written and practical exam with an exceptional result. To gain a W.A shift bosses qualification requires a bare minimum of 5 years experience- in writing, & to go through an in-depth 3 hour exam- & 60+ percent of applicants fail on their first attempt.
All our courses have been developed and written by qualified Shift Supervisors.
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Designed to provide participants an informative and realistic view of mining life, what is expected of workers once getting to site and what employers expect from workers, a sound knowledge and understanding of the inner workings of a minesite.
“Workready” includes the 4 online Underground Training courses, the Australian mining seminar, a full resume review/redo with training and interview prep. Having access to someone with so much experience within the industry to prep you, is a huge advantage in getting your start.