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  • Certificate of competence guide

    This guide is provided to help people apply for a certificate of competence. The guide includes information about eligibility for a certificate and the processes involved in assessing whether a person is competent to be granted a certificate.

    Go to Certificate of competence guide

  • How to apply

    Learn about the steps you need to take to apply for a certificate of competence.

    Go to How to apply

  • Exam dates and briefing sessions

    Download the exam schedule for this year and find out when briefing sessions are on. Briefing sessions are optional but are highly recommended.

    Go to Exam dates and briefing sessions

  • Exam preparation

    Download learning best practice guides designed to assist candidates, employers and registered training organisations with the examination process.

    Go to Exam preparation

  • Application forms & exam resources

    Refer to previous exam papers and examiner reports to help you prepare for your exam. Previous exam documents are available for the past three years.

    Go to Application forms & exam resources

  • Frequently asked questions
For further information
Mining competence team
+61 (02) 4063 6461
Mine Safety, NSW Department of Planning and Environment, PO Box 344 Hunter Region Mail Centre NSW 2310
516 High St, Maitland NSW 2320 Map