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Explore career paths in mining, oil and gas

Fossil fuels may be finite, but innovative technologies and a global marketplace are ensuring opportunities remain open for the long haul.

Introduction to careers in mining, oil and gas

The mining, energy, oil and gas sector provides these services to the market, along with natural gas, uranium, nuclear and renewable energies.
Five ‘non traditional’ careers you can find in the mining sector
It's obvious how studying engineering, geology, or the physical sciences can lead to a job in mining. But here's another…
A graduate’s guide to FIFO life in the mining sector
Here are some things you should know about if you’re considering a graduate job or internship in mining that requires yo…
How dangerous are careers in the mining sector?
Mining is an inherently risky occupation. As such, it’s natural to wonder how dangerous your own career in mining might …
Five ‘non traditional’ careers you can find in the mining sector
It's obvious how studying engineering, geology, or the physical sciences can lead to a job in mining. But here's another…
A graduate’s guide to FIFO life in the mining sector
Here are some things you should know about if you’re considering a graduate job or internship in mining that requires yo…
How dangerous are careers in the mining sector?
Mining is an inherently risky occupation. As such, it’s natural to wonder how dangerous your own career in mining might …

Career pathways

This is where the rubber hits the road! Check out if you're inspired by these career pathways in mining, oil and gas?

Some of them are even recruiting students straight out of secondary school. If you like what you see, why not get in touch to learn more!? These employers would love to hear from you!

Related degrees

So you've decided you might like to pursue mining, oil and gas further? Check out these related courses!

While further study is no longer always a prerequisite for a career in mining, oil and gas, some courses can help launch your career to new levels!


Bachelor

Dreaming of a career in civil engineering? Gain advanced knowledge of a specialist area within engineering: environmental, geotechnical, water, roading and transportation or structural engineering.

Certificate

Looking to increase your STEM skills and knowledge? The Certificate in STEM is a 60 point undergraduate qualification that you can complete on either a full-time or part-time basis.

Diploma

Learn about the fundamentals of electrical engineering and develop the extensive practical knowledge required to work in the field of power engineering. This programme also leads to Electrical Service Technician (EST) registration and further opportunity for Electrical Engineer registration with EWRB.