UNIT GROUP 7911 MINERS
MINERS operate equipment to excavate, load and transport coal, ore and rock either underground or in open-cut mines.
The entry requirement for this unit group is an AQF Certificate II or higher qualification or at least 1 years relevant experience.
- operating surface and underground mining equipment
- undertaking development work such as opening up new shafts, drives, airvents, rises, winzes or crib rooms
- monitoring operation of equipment and ensuring safety of other workers within mines or on mining sites
- operating equipment to excavate, load and transport ore and rock