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Certificate II in Resource Processing

National ID: RII20515 | State ID: AZB2


Get your career in the resources industry off the ground

This qualification will give you the skills and knowledge necessary for entry level employment as a processing technician in a resources processing facility.

Gain these skills
  • Collect and break rock samples
  • Conduct conveyor, crushing and screening plant operations
  • Work safely and follow onsite safety policies and procedures
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Enjoy manual and technical work
  • Able to follow workplace health and safety procedures and work safely
  • Comfortable working in a physical environment
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to work well as part of a team

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Job opportunities

  • Processing technician
  • Mineral processing technician

Further study opportunities:

RII30415 Certificate III in Resource Processing
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Course Overview

WhereEast Perth

1 year (2 semesters)

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Local full time students

Course fees are made up of two components, tuition fees and resource fees.

Tuition fees are determined by multiplying the course fee rate by the nominal hours, which is the number of hours in which an average student could be expected to complete each unit. They are not the hours of training or instruction.

Resource fees are charges for material that are essential to a course or unit, and are purchased by NMT to be used by students during the course.

Fees may vary depending on the units you are enrolled in so an approximate amount has been shown. You will be given the exact amount of your fees at enrolment. Part time student fees will vary depending on the number of units you are enrolled in.

Please note, you may also need to buy textbooks or equipment for your course.


International Students

Check TAFE International WA to confirm this course is available to international students. You will pay your tuition fees to TIWA.



Core Units

Unit TitleNational IDUnit of Study
Communicate in the workplaceRIICOM201DWH099
Conduct local risk controlRIIRIS201DWH644
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practicesBSBSUS201AUK77
Work safely and follow WHS policies and proceduresRIIWHS201DWH750

Elective Units - Group A

Unit TitleNational IDUnit of Study
Maintain and monitor site quality standardsRIIQUA201DWH616

Elective Units - Group B

Unit TitleNational IDUnit of Study
Break oversize rockRIIMEX203DWH379
Collect routine site samplesRIISTD202DWH697
Conduct conveyor operationsRIIPEO201DWH561
Conduct crushing and screening plant operationsRIIPRO301DWH596
Conduct crushing operationsRIIPRO201DWH591
Conduct pump operationsRIIPGP201DWH571
Conduct screening and conveying operationsRIIPRO202DWH592
Handle reagentsRIIPGP202DWH572
Handle, store and use cyanideRIIPGP205DWH575
Operate and monitor valve systemsPMAOPS223BW8856

Elective Units - Group C

Unit TitleNational IDUnit of Study
Isolate and access plantRIISAM202DWH653
How to apply

Visit our Apply and Enrol page to find out how to apply for full-time, part-time or online courses.

International students please view your application process here.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1300 300 822 or email:

Please note, fees are subject to change.

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Available Semester 1
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