1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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MINERS operate equipment to excavate, load and transport coal, ore and rock either underground or in open-cut mines.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is an AQF Certificate II or higher qualification or at least 1 years relevant experience.

Tasks Include:

  • 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


This section contains the following subsection :
              7911-11 Miner

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