Certificate III in Resource Processing

National Code: RII30420
TAFE SA Code: TP01288


Gain the practical skills and knowledge you need to become a production operator at a processing facility for metals or coal with this nationally accredited apprenticeship. Learn how to work in the industry with an understanding of the environmental protocols of resources worksites, permits and licences, quality standards, and safety procedures. Build your technical skills in site sampling, operating specialised equipment, and conducting key operations. Choose from the extensive range of electives to tailor the course to suit your own employment.

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24 months 
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Course Admission Requirements

  • You must have a Contract of Training with an employer to undertake this course
Average cost per semester
Total Fees for the 24 month course
You may be eligible for government subsidised training.
Subsidised training may require applicants to complete a Core Skills Profile Assessment (CSPA).

Fees vary depending on subjects you enrol into. TAFE SA and their agents reserve the right to make any changes necessary. Fee updates will be available prior to offers being made.

  • Upfront Payment

    Each semester, fees can be paid online with VISA or Mastercard or at an Australia Post outlet.

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    Payment Plan

    If you have difficulty paying your fees upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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  • Employment Outcomes

    A Traineeship is a full-time employment-based training program. You must have a Training Contract to enrol in a Traineeship Course.

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Certificate III in Resource Processing (RII30420)
    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. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 4 core units and 9 elective units.

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.

    of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.
    of TAFE SA graduates would recommend their training.

    * 2023 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings
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