Certificate III in Resource Processing

Course Brief


2 Years


On-the-job / Work Based Traineeship

Course Fee

Cost available on application

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
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Entrance Requirements

Participants are required to be 18 years or over and meet the physical fitness required for mine site entry

Job opportunities include:

  • Process Operator 
  • Processing Technician
  • Mineral Processing Technician

Please note: This list is a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

 Certificate IV in Resource Processing

Course Description

This qualification reflects the role of employees such as production operators in a metalliferous processing facility or a coal preparation and treatment plant, who perform tasks involving a broad range of skilled applications in a varied work context, using some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, services or contingency measures.

Selection Criteria

  • Students must not have fear of heights
  • Students must not have fear of confinement
  • Students must have the capacity to stand for extended periods of time
  • Due to the physical requirements of these units the student must have basic physical fitness


2 Years


On the job / work-based-traineeship

Safety Requirement

As a minimum, participants are required to comply with their employer’s safety standards.

Resources Provided

All courseware and handouts

Recognition of Prior Learning

All individual students are offered the opportunity to apply for RPL, please see the Student Handbook or enquire at the RTO for the procedure on how to apply.


Units of Competency

  • RIICOM201E Communicate in the workplace
  • RIIENV302E Apply environmentally sustainable work practices
  • RIIRIS301E Apply risk management processes
  • RIIWHS201E Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures
  • RIIGOV201E Comply with site work processes/procedures
  • RIICOM301E Communicate information
  • RIIERR302E Respond to local emergencies and incidents
  • RIIMPO304E Conduct wheel loader operations
  • RIIMPO308F Conduct tracked dozer operations
  • RIIMPO337E Conduct articulated haul truck operations
  • RIISAM202E Isolate and access plant
  • RIIWHS202E Enter and work in confined spaces
  • RIIWHS204E Work safely at heights

The RTO reserves the right to change the units within this training as required 

Please refer to the student handbook www.ldo.com.au for the terms and conditions of enrolment, which includes: Enrolment and Selection; Training Guarantee; Course Fees, Payments and Refunds; Course Fees paid in Advance. 

Course Fee

Price available on application

Mode of Assessment

On-the-job/Work Based – Students will complete all
their training and assessments on the job, with the
exception of the electives:

  • RIIWHS202E Enter and work in confined spaces and
  • RIIWHS204E Work safely at heights.

These two electives will be delivered through attendance at Face to Face training. Participants will be required to complete a written theory assessment and undertake a practical
assessment for each UOC.


Courses on offer

Contact Us

RTO Information

LDO Group Training Pty Ltd trading as LDO Training

16 Spitfire Place, Rutherford NSW 2320

(02) 4936 9000


RTO ID: 91268