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Upskilling and retraining for the mining sector

Upskilling and retraining for the mining sector

Enrolling in an apprenticeship or upskilling program is a way to get a foot in the door into the mining industry.

Queensland’s lucrative resource sector represents significant opportunity for jobseekers. For those with specific skill sets in a particular area such as engineering or drilling, employment opportunities are likely to be in abundance.

However, for workers wanting to make a career transition into the mining industry, upskilling or retraining may be an area of interest.

Depending on your current position, your workplace skills may be transferable into a position within the mining industry, with just a small amount of training or upskilling required.

Whether you need to brush up on industry skills specific to the mining sector, or you require some job training exclusive to the position, there are a number of short training courses you can enrol in.

If you are making a complete career change, there are a number of mining apprenticeships available to launch your career. Regardless of whether you are a school leaver or mature age worker, there are training programs to suit everyone, including adult apprenticeships.

With a high demand in skilled workers for the mining industry, a lot of companies offer ongoing training and education programs for existing staff. Taking full advantage of the opportunities presented to you will assist in your career progression and reaching your employment goals in the future.

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