MinRes Training Institute

Diploma of Surface Operations Management


The Certificate Provides Competency-Based Training and Assessment

MINRES uses a SMART Plan to deliver a qualification that is efficient and effective on a National level.  That means that we have tailored our courses and classes to meet the mandatory requirements for each of Australia’s state regulators.  Whether you are a Quarry Manager or SSE in New South Wales, Victoria, Western Australia or Queensland, we’ve got you covered. MINRES has been proudly supporting Quarry Managers, Site Senior Executives and Mine Managers across all Australian states for over five years during the regulatory transitions.  We proudly boast industry recognised professionals in our training delivery team; with team members ‘out there in industry – doing what they say they can do’.  My team work in quarries and mines, small, large and super every day of the week.  We are very proud to have played a key role in assisting more than 2000 persons acquire their notice throughout Australia.

Target Audience

Site Senior Executives, Quarry Managers and Supervisors who are required to undertake recommended competencies to apply for a Site Senior Executive Notice (QLD), Practising Certificate (NSW) as well as any other state-required training Australia-wide, with greater than 20 person on site.

Duration and Delivery

The duration of this course is 3 – 12 months (depending on the candidates’ experience).

The course is delivered via the following:

  • Face to face via live webinar
  • On-demand Personal Trainer
  • Face to face ONSITE by arrangement only.


QM1 January 22nd and 23rd

QM2 February 5th and 6th

QM3 February 19th and 20th

QM4 March 4th and 5th

QM5 March 18th and 19th


Next intake dates commencing April 8th and 9th 2024. 

Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 13

  • 3 core units, plus
  • 10 elective units, of which:
    • at least four (4) must be from Group A
    • no more than five (5) may be from Group B
    • no more than two (2) may be from elsewhere in this or any other endorsed training packages or from an accredited course.

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