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RII30415 Certificate III in Resource Processing

National ID: RII30415 | State ID: AZF3

Are you ready to unearth a fine career?

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge necessary for employment as a processing technician in a resources processing facility. You will gain the knowledge and skills to operate and monitor equipment including conveyors and value systems in a metalliferous processing plant facility or a coal preparation and treatment plant.  You’ll learn how to conduct site sampling and testing of samples commonly used in the mine processing industry, and an insight into OHS, the mining industry and the equipment used in plant processing.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Entrance Requirements

Job opportunities

Study pathway

How to apply

Entrance Requirements
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate I or Certificate II
Job opportunities

This qualification is designed to provide you with a range of practical skills, technical training and communication skills for a career in the mining and resources industry;

•    Production Operator

•    Process Plant Operator

•    Processing Technician

•    Mineral Processing Technician

For information about jobs and pathways, please see 

Study pathway

•    Certificate IV in Resource Processing

•    Diploma of Minerals Processing

•    Advanced Diploma of Metalliferous Mining

How to apply

Please note that all delivery modes may not be available at all campuses; please check with individual campuses on modes of study.

This course is available as a traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate Employer to study.

You can express your interest to study this course via contacting South Regional TAFE on 1800 621 445 or email us at

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

In order to comply with COVID-19 Government directed social distancing guidelines, some courses may include a mix of online and classroom based training delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements.

While the mode of delivery might vary, the content and key learning outcomes of the course will remain the same.

The precise mix of delivery method will vary from course to course. The time, place and method of delivery may also vary across the semester to ensure social distancing and safe training delivery for staff and students during the COVID-19 pandemic.

South Regional TAFE will provide students with adequate support to work in online environments where necessary.

Available Semester 1 & Semester 2

Bunbury - Traineeship


Fees and charges


Duration 12 months
When Available Semester 1 & Semester 2
Where Bunbury
How Traineeship
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Page last updated July 10, 2020