|Guaranteed ATAR||70 This is the ATAR level at which an offer of admission is guaranteed, subject to any other non-ATAR criteria being met.|
|Location||Bentley or Kalgoorlie This course may not be offered at all locations every year. Please contact us for more information on availability.|
|Study method||Full-time or part-time|
|Intake||February or July
|Duration||3 years full time|
Mining continues to enrich many communities in Australia and around the world. Mining professionals help plan and direct the extraction of minerals, petroleum and natural gas from the earth.
In this course you will study mining methods, rock mechanics, geology and mine planning. You will develop the skills necessary to work with mining engineers in the exploitation of minerals from
underground or open-pit mines, safely and economically.
Your first year will be taught in Perth, the second year at either Perth or the WA School of Mines in Kalgoorlie, and your final year at Kalgoorlie, which can help you maximise your exposure to industry and potential future employers. You will also have the opportunity to go on field trips to gain real-world experience in mining.
This course can help you become a: