For Students

Start your career in the resources industry today!

What’s in it for me?

  • A well paid job, with great career progression opportunities
  • Employment options for all types of skills and interests
  • Residential positions in some fantastic locations around the world
  • Fly-in/Fly-out positions that give you heaps of time off which means lots of opportunities for travel, further study or just hanging out
  • Real job satisfaction in the most exciting and profitable industry in Australia right now

How do I get there?

  • Ask your teacher about “Get Into Resources
  • Come along to the “Get Into Resources” day at NMTafe with your school
  • Experience “hands on” activities based on real work in the Resources Industry
  • Talk to Resources Industry professionals, techs and trades about exactly what they do and the opportunities available
  • Find out about what you have to do to get the career or trade you want in resources – including the subjects you need for next year

Students said about the event, that it..

“Showed me more choices and opportunities in the resources industry.”

“has helped me consider the benefits of a trade.”

“has made me see that people genuinely enjoy their jobs.”

“changed my perceptions because it’s across-gender and worker friendly.”

The links below provide an interactive approach to gauge the career that might be right for you.

Career Explorer at Apprenticeship Support

Mining Industry Career Pathways

Students Connect at Chamber of Commerce and Industry