Professional Development and Courses
The IQA's professional development programs (PDP) are offered face to face and online via webinar professional development programs (wPDP). The IQA’s courses cover a range of topics relevant to the industry including:
- Electrical awareness
- Safety management systems
- Effective risk management
- Slope stability
- Drilling and Blasting
- Geology and Geological Processes
- Operational planning
- And much much much more……
To see a complete list of all courses, and view a prospectus, click here.
Professional development is vital to support operational safety, productivity, innovation and workforce development.
Increasingly quarry managers and supervisors are required to hold specific quarry manager certification and quarry manager competencies (such as a diploma or certificate). Various states require specific units of competency to be held. For example, in Queensland a Site Senior Executive managing between 6-20 employees (employed before 01/07/18) must hold
- RIIRIS051D Implement and maintain management systems to control risk
- BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace
The IQA has partnerships in place with a number of RTOs who can deliver full qualifications or units. The IQA can provide some advice on the requirements in each state and structure of quarry manager competencies. *** The IQA is not a Registered Training Organisation.
Online Quarry Courses - webinars
The IQA’s webinar series provides an overview of key topics without having to leave your site. Topics cover safety, communication skills, quality control, worker health, project management and much more.
Each webinar runs for one hour.
To see a complete list of all courses, and view a prospectus, click here
Currently Scheduled Professional Development Programs.
Whether you are a quarry manager, supervisor, leading hand, operator or administrator, professional development is important for personal development and career progression. The IQA offers a number of events that can help you develop your career
Training at your site
If you would like to have a Professional Development Program conducted at your at your site please Contact Us. firstname.lastname@example.org
PDP - Professional Development Programs
wPDP Course / Information Sheet