Get the skills, find the job
The mining and gas industry needs more workers, and there are many options and opportunities to help you get the skills and find the job.
Learn about the types of jobs in the industry
There are a lot of different types of jobs in the mining and gas industry, each with their own requirements, skills, qualifications and prospects for the future.
Explore some different types of jobs and see which ones might best suit you. There's information on each about what the job does, what skills are needed, what you might need to do to get the job, and where the job may lead.
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See if your skills match existing jobs, or can help you get qualified
If you've got skills and experience that might relate to jobs in the mining and gas industry they could qualify you for existing jobs, or get you started to get qualified for jobs in the gas and mining industry.
You can find out how your existing skills match against a qualification by undertaking a Recognition of Prior Learning assessment at your local training provider.
You can also explore different types of jobs in the industry to see what skills relate to different jobs in the industry.
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Look at training and up-skilling options
There are many options for training, including TAFE courses, apprenticeships, traineeships, and training available through industry:
Apprenticeships and traineeships
Apprenticeships and traineeships are available in different jobs within the mining and gas industry.
Vocational education and training
Vocational education and training relating to skills and occupations within the mining and gas industry are available through TAFE, registered training organisations, and as part of apprenticeships and traineeships.
Find a course, qualification or training package
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Look at industry information on training, conditions, lifestyles and careers
Here are just a few sources of information to explore, with information from industry on what working in the mining and gas industry involves.
Information including skills in demand, career paths, job vacancies, education and training, and industry contacts.
Queensland Resources Council (QRC)
A not-for-profit peak industry body representing the commercial developers of Queensland's minerals and energy resources. Access information on skills and education, industry policy and health and safety within the sector.
The Australian Mines and Metals Association (AMMA) Mining, Oil and Gas Jobs
A source of information about employment, training and development in the resources sector, including tips on how to write a resume and apply for jobs. On this site, you can also load your resume for viewing by employers.
Mining Industry Skills Centre
A not-for-profit organisation that works with the resources industry to identify and solve the challenges associated with training a modern workforce. This site provides information on current news and events in the mining sector and a range of mining related and training links.
Energy Skills Queensland
An organisation that promotes skills development and training excellence across the energy industry. The organisation also provides advice on skills and training opportunities for careers in the Queensland energy industry via Energy Skills Solutions.
Construction Skills Queensland
A not-for-profit peak organisation that works with the construction industry to provide industry-wide training and skilling to career seekers starting out, existing workers seeking to upgrade their skills and employers in building a skilled workforce.
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Find jobs available now
Search for jobs available now in the industry: