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

  • Trade Qualified Boilermakers

  • Linkforce Engineering Pty Ltd
  • Our Shutdown Division encompasses a versatile range of capabilities including shutdown repairs, fixed plant maintenance and upgrade, fabrication and erection, and structural remediation. We are currently seeking Trade Qualified Boilermakers who are immediately available to complete an interview and commence training with a view to mobilisation to site 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.
  • Mining, Resources & EnergyFitters and Machinists
  • Mon 20 Jun , 2016
  • $0 - $0
  • (WA) Karratha
  • Trade Qualified Mechanical Fitters

  • Linkfroce Engineering Pty Ltd
  • We are currently seeking Trade Qualified Mechanical Fitters 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.
  • Mining, Resources & EnergyFitters and Machinists
  • Mon 20 Jun , 2016
  • $0 - $0
  • (WA) Karratha
  • 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
  • $0 - $0
  • (WA) Karratha
  • Mon 20 Jun , 2016
  • $0 - $0
  • (WA) Karratha
  • Mon 20 Jun , 2016
  • $0 - $0
  • (WA) Karratha