Work in the mineral and petroleum industries
TAFE SA mining and petroleum courses cover the exploration, extraction and processing of minerals, oil and gas. You can study soil science, geology, hydrogeology, mineralogy, petrology, and risk control. Other topics include spatial data, environmental management, and site rehabilitation.
Mining qualifications prepare you for a range of skilled positions in an open cut mine or quarry. Courses in geoscience and exploration qualify you for a career in mineral and petroleum exploration. Or you can train for work in an oil or gas production facility at our Onshore Petroleum Centre of Excellence training facility at Tonsley.