Graduate Certificate in Mining Operation Health & Safety

Build a solid foundation in underground mining and production systems, surface mining operations, and equipment and contemporary workplace health and safety practice and risk.
Ballarat - Mt Helen
On-line Learning
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Ballarat - Mt Helen
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Length
0.5 Year
(60 credit points = 0.5 EFTSL)
Entry requirements

This program will provide you with a body of knowledge in a range of contexts to undertake professional or highly skilled work within the mining industry, such as consultancy, engineering and safety, and will also prepare you for further training.

There are two modules within this program: mining systems and workplace health and safety.

The mining systems component focuses on planning, designing and implementing surface and underground mining methods, whilst workplace health and safety focuses on both the physical and psychosocial work environment.

As a graduate you will have advanced knowledge of both mining systems and workplace health and safety.

Upon successful completion, you will be eligible for entry into the Graduate Diploma of Mining, Master of Engineering Technology (Mining) or the Master of Health (Workplace Health and Safety).

  • Consultant
  • Engineer
  • Mine safety engineer
  • Underground mining engineer
  • Safety manager
  • OHS advisor

Sample structures are just one example of the many options available within your chosen course. Please contact Federation University for further information on available options.

Please note this is a sample structure only and is not to be used for enrolment purposes. To enrol, please refer to the information provided to you by Federation University for your individual program structure or view our enrolment information page.

To view current subject information and cost, click on the individual subject name below, or click here to view current subject information and cost for ALL subjects.

Year 1

Semester 1

SURFACE MINING OPERATIONS AND EQUIPMENT
ENGIN3503, 15 credit points
UNDERGROUND PRODUCTION SYSTEMS
ENGIN5512, 15 credit points

Entry requirements (year 12)

N/A

Entry requirements (non year 12)

Admission criteria for applicants with a Higher Education Study

This course uses an applicant's entire academic record as part of its selection considerations.

Compulsory: Successful completion of a three-year degree in Engineering, Science or equivalent.

 

Admission criteria for applications with a Vocational Education and Training study

This course uses an applicant's entire academic record as part of its selection considerations.

Compulsory: Successful completion of a diploma in Enginerring, Science, or equivalent, with an appropriate level of industry experience.

The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our How to apply page for further information.

VTAC application: No

Direct application: Yes

Federation University code: EB4

CRICOS code:

Fees are subject to change annually.

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP)

$3,975 estimated certificate tuition fee - commencing 2021

This Certificate is 0.5 EFTSL (equivalent full-time study load) or 60 credit points. 1 EFTSL or 120 credit points is equivalent to a standard year of full-time study.

The estimated certificate fees are indicative only. The tuition fees you pay will vary depending on the subjects you choose to study as each subject has its own credit point value and cost. The total cost will vary depending on the subjects you choose, your study load and the time it takes to complete your course.

Fee assistance

As a Commonwealth Supported Place student, you may be eligible to defer payment of your student contribution through the HECS-HELP loan scheme. Please visit our HECS-HELP webpage for further information.

Other fees

You may need to pay some other fees such as the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).

Can your studies count towards a degree with us? Use our online Credit Search to get the details on completing your studies sooner.

To help you get the most from your online learning experience, it's important that you own or have frequent access to a fast and reliable computer that's ideally not more than two years old.

You will also need frequent access to a reliable high-speed internet connection. You should expect to use approximately 5GB of data each month, per course, just for study use.

For further information, visit the Minimum IT requirements for studying online webpage.

A range of student services are available at most campuses. For further information on these services or for course information, please contact us on 1800 333 864.

The commencement of all programs is subject to available funding and enrolment quotas.

All information contained in this program overview including the availability of programs and fees, is correct at the time of being published, however the University reserves the right to alter any program, procedure or fee. Students should check for any amendment prior to enrolment.

CRICOS Provider No.00103D
Please note: This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding to eligible individuals.
National RTO Code: 4909

School department

School of Engineering, IT and Physical Sciences

Course coordinator

Manoj Khandelwal