Victoria Statutory Requirements

Victorian legislation does not require specific competencies or qualifications for Quarry Managers. The legislation requires that each Tenement holder is responsible to appoint a manager with sufficient qualifications and experience, at their discretion. While the legislation does not require specific qualifications, a Certificate IV in Surface Extraction Operations for lower risk operations and a Diploma of Surface Operations Management for higher risk operations are good benchmarks. Equally, the Tenement holder has the responsibility to ensure the person appointed remains competent. Therefore, ensuring there is evidence that the person has current skills and knowledge to undertake the role at the site they are managing is important.

Code of Practice for small quarries

What can the IQA offer?

  • Ongoing professional development in all technical areas are relating to quarries to ensure knowledge is current.
  • The IQA has partnerships with RTOs who offer extractive qualifications (accredited training). The IQA can assist you in enrolling in the required units.

Please contact the IQA on 02 9484 0577 or for more information on courses to ensure your workforce can demonstrate competency requirements in Victoria.