Applying for a First Class Mine Manager's Certificate of Competency

There will be transitional provisions allowing the current certificated statutory position holders to continue functioning.

For updated information relating to certificates of competency see Statutory positions

On 31 March 2022, the Work Health and Safety (WHS) laws replaced the health and safety elements of the Mines Safety and Inspection laws. For information visit

Transitional arrangements may be in place for the compliance requirements on this page.

All health and safety notifications, forms and guidance for mining and petroleum has moved to the WorkSafe website

The information below has been left for historical compliance reference purposes



Mutual recognition

If you have an interstate or New Zealand qualification, you may qualify for mutual recognition.

Refer to Applying for mutual recognition for more information.


Contact the Executive Officer to the Board of Examiners
Phone: (08) 9358 8014