Essential Guide to the Mining Industry

(1 Day Training Course)

Essential Guide to the Mining Industry


Introduction to the basic principles of the mining industry.


Covering the fundamentals of mining and terminology used within the industry, topics covered include exploration, geology, mining methods and production, exploration methods, open-pit and underground mining, infrastructure, extraction techniques and mineral processing. This course is ideal for new entrants into the industry or non-industry individuals interested in furthering their knowledge in this field.

Key Learning Outcomes:

There are many benefits of attending this course. Throughout the course, participants will improve their knowledge in the following areas:

  • Learn about the fundamentals of mining
  • Extraction techniques and exploration methods
  • Terminology used
  • Learn the basic princples of mineral processing
  • Overall understanding of the many facets of a mine site

Course Programme:

(Subject to change & customisation for your requirements)

  1. Introduction
  2. Exploration
  3. Geology
  4. Open-pit mining
  5. Underground mining
  6. Mineral processing
  7. Extraction techniques
  8. Infrastructure
  9. Challenges ahead

Who Should Attend?

This course is designed to suit anyone seeking a thorough understanding of the mining industry. This includes new employees or those seeking to enter the industry, mid level employees that require additional information, and executives who need an overview of the industry.

Also suited to:

  • Mining personnel
  • Project managers
  • Geologists
  • Senior mine staff
  • Plant operating staff
  • Engineers
  • Training providers
  • Technologists
  • Suppliers to the resource industry
  • Administration staff

For a brochure, further information on this course or to register please contact our training department on +61 8 9421 9000 or send an email to

Essential Guide to the Mining Industry

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