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Graduate Diploma in Extractive Metallurgy

The Graduate Diploma in Extractive Metallurgy online course by Murdoch University is ideal for science graduates wanting to gain entry to the mining and resources industry.


Upon completion of this course, you will have a recognised qualification in mineral processing and extractive metallurgy that could lead to work as a metallurgist on mine sites in metal recovery and concentration operations, in metal refineries, smelters, foundries, or in research and technology development.


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Advanced Mineral Processing Course unit

This online Advanced Mineral Processing unit from Murdoch University covers core methods in mineral processing such as sampling, classification, comminution and particle characterisation.


Delivered online, this unit teaches you techniques in ore sorting and electrostatic separation, among other important skills in advanced mineral processing.


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Establish and Maintain the Risk Management System (G3 Mining Course) Course unit

This online Establish and Maintain the Risk Management System unit is designed to help mining professionals work as senior site executives.


The G3 mining course unit covers risk and hazard management, training you in strategies to maintain a safe working environment for your company.


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Establish and Maintain the Risk Management System (G3 Mining Course) & Establish and Maintain the WHS Management System (G7 Mining Course) Course unit

Complete your Establish and Maintain the Risk Management System & Establish and Maintain the WHS Management System units and level-up your career in coal mining.


Commonly known as the G3 Mining Course and G7 Mining Course respectively, completion of these units is a prerequisite competency to work as a site senior executive in mining.


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Establish and Maintain the WHS Management System (G7 Mining Course) Course unit

Want to become a senior mining worker? Complete this Establish and Maintain the WHS Management System online unit to make sure you meet the legal safety requirements.


Completion of this G7 mining course is a requirement under the Coal Mining Safety and Health Act 1999, and also mandated by the Coal Mining Safety and Health Advisory Council in Australia.


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Extractive Metallurgy I Course unit

Extractive Metallurgy I is an online unit offered by Murdoch University that examines a range of metallurgical processes in terms of characteristics, thermodynamics, reactors and the techniques used to carry them out.


The unit covers roasting, smelting and refining, with reference to industrial practice for the production of copper, nickel, lead, gold and other materials.


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Extractive Metallurgy II Course unit

Extractive Metallurgy II is an online unit offered by Murdoch University that explores metallurgical processes that take place in an aqueous environment.


This unit will explore principles such as leaching, solution purification and metal recovery with reference to industrial processes for the recovery of metals such as gold, copper, uranium and nickel.


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Introduction to the Minerals Industry Course unit

Introduction to the Minerals Industry is an online unit from Murdoch University that will help you gain a working knowledge of the minerals industry and extractive metallurgy.


Using a basic grasp of science, you will explore the industry and how it operates from a variety of perspectives.


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Metallurgical Unit Operations Course unit

This unit will familiarise you with the main principles of Metallurgical Unit Operations, essential for mineral processing and extractive metallurgy.


Delivered online by Murdoch University, this unit will prepare you with basic knowledge to be built upon in advanced further study.


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Mineralogy for Metallurgists Course unit

The online Mineralogy for Metallurgists unit from Murdoch University gives you an opportunity to systematically study minerals and other materials.


The course allows you to increase your ability to identify and analyse minerals, and use structural and chemical crystallography and phase chemistry concepts to draw conclusions.


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About Mining

If you’re interested in the extraction and processing of minerals, you couldn’t be in a better place. Australia ranks among the top five mineral producers in the world and, having contributed over $125 billion to the Australian economy in the last 10 years, the mining sector has offered widespread employment.

Mining is a technologically-focused undertaking and the local industry has been in a position to innovate, offering world’s-best technology to its geoscientists and metallurgical engineers. In fact, 60 per cent of the world’s mines operate with Australian-made and designed software.

Employment figures go up and down according to the market, but there’s no disputing that mining is a major contributor to Australia’s economy. Despite hitting its peak of growth in recent years, mining is still a highly skilled profession and we’re now at a stage where the sector is looking harder for workers with qualifications and experience.

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