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Resources and mining

A career in the resources and mining sector lets you travel and work on projects on a massive scale. Work across a variety of areas including power generation, process plants, and gas supply.

Study mining and resources

Our hands-on qualifications in resources and mining will ensure you graduate skilled and job-ready, prepared to join the resources industry. Employers are seeking qualified workers with the technical skills to operate CSG, LNG and hydrocarbons plants and equipment, and to work in the gas supply industry on a wide variety of interesting projects.

Despite moving past the height of the resources boom, job opportunities in the industry are stronger than ever. For example, the demand for process plant operators in Australia remains steady with up to 10,000 job openings expected over the next five years. Opportunities continue as companies require workers with the technical skills to operate CSG, LNG and hydrocarbons plant and equipment.

Develop practical skills in key gas industry operations including installation, maintenance, fault finding and repair, or learn how to use and operate production equipment to develop and produce products and materials. Our range of resources and mining courses will open up career possibilities in chemical, emergency support, CSG plants, hydrocarbons extraction, hydrocarbons transmission, LNG plant, and gas supply.

Career outcomes

  • Chemical plant technician
  • Gas supply operator
  • Hydrocarbons plant technician
  • LPG plant technician
  • Oil refinery plant technician
  • Process plant operations manager
  • Process plant project coordinator
  • Process plant technician
  • Plant technician

High Density Polyethylene Centre of Excellence

Find out more about our state-of-the-art resources and mining facilities including our High Density Polyethylene Centre of Excellence located at our Acacia Ridge campus.

Construction Skills Queensland funded courses

Subsidised training options for the building and construction industry.

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