Mining, Resources & Energy

Industry Overview

If you are fascinated by the process of extracting minerals from the earth, are mathematically-minded with keen problem-solving abilities, would enjoy the challenge of operating big machinery, or want to be part of the discovery of the next oil field, then the Mining Industry is definitely a sector you should be exploring on your journey to discover a career.

The Mining Industry has been a powerful driver of the Australian economy for some time, having experienced some of the fastest industry job-growth rates over the past ten years, and there are predictions of further growth. The Mining sector employs people from a range of skill sets, and some roles offer the chance for travel interstate, or even abroad to work for companies that have interests overseas. 

Training & Qualifications

Training and study options for this industry can take place via Apprenticeships and Traineeships (including some limited school-based options), VET and university pathways. Qualifications can give you the skills to work with specific tools and production techniques. They include:

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Occupations In This Industry

Scholarships & Grad Programs

There are currently no scholarship and graduate programs available for this industry. But check the job stream below for job opportunities!

Job Stream

Featured Job
  • Sat 17 Feb , 2018
  • Perth, Western Australia

  • • 1st Class Machinist- with experience in, In-situ machining, line boring, milling, flange facing, radial milling • 1st Class Machinist-Turner Conventional and Vertical Borer experience • 1st Class Machinist- Horizontal Borer experience • 1st Class Machinist- Multi skilled with Turning, Milling and Boring experience
  • Mining, Resources & EnergyFitters and Machinists
  • Mon 12 Mar , 2018
  • $80,001 - $90,000
  • Henderson, Western Australia
  • Mon 20 Jun , 2016
  • Karratha, Western Australia
  • Mon 20 Jun , 2016
  • Karratha, Western Australia
  • Intermediate and Advanced Rigger

  • Linkfroce Engineering Pty Ltd
  • We are currently seeking Intermediate and Advanced Riggers who are immediately available to complete an interview and commence training, with a view to mobilisation as soon as possible. We are seeking applicants who have previous experience working in a similar role and an uncompromising commitment to health and safety. Apply now to secure your place on our next shutdown!
  • Mining, Resources & EnergyFitters and Machinists
  • Mon 20 Jun , 2016
  • Karratha, Western Australia