Applying for a Restricted Quarry Manager's Certificate of Competency (Explosive and Non-explosive)

Restricted quarry manager certificate (explosives) - application form - 685 Kb

An application form for a restricted quarry manager certificate (explosives) certificate of competency

Restricted quarry manager certificate (non-explosives) - application form - 684 Kb

An application form for a restricted quarry manager certificate (non-explosives)

Lodge your application for restricted quarry manager (explosives) online via the departmental submissions portal.

Lodge your application for restricted quarry manager (non-explosives) online via the departmental submissions portal.

Required information

Please refer to the information below:

Restricted quarry manager’s certificate of competency - fact sheet - 307 Kb

A fact sheet for a restricted quarry manager’s certificate of competency

Supporting documentation

The completed application form must be accompanied by:

  • evidence of attaining minimum age of 21 years (either a photocopy of a  passport or driver’s licence)
  • copy of a character reference
  • copy of current first aid certificate
  • evidence of two years experience on a mine site, which must include
    • one year of first-hand practical experience in quarry pit operations
    • minimum of three months’ practical experience in the use of explosives and blasting agents in a pit (for the explosives certification only).

Evidence of experience

Letters confirming experience

  • Provided on company letterhead and signed off by a responsible officer of the company in which experience has been gained.
  • Include precise details of the types of duties performed while in or about a quarry, and the dates associated with each.

Statutory declarations

  • May be acceptable only if the original document from a mine confirming experience cannot be obtained.

Inquiries, if conducted, to establish the accuracy of experience given in the form of a Statutory Declaration may delay finalisation of a decision on the application.

For information on who can witness an application and any other statutory declarations, refer to the Department of the Attorney General.

Statutory declaration - form - 237 Kb

Statutory declaration - form

Examination information

Venue and date

Applicants must nominate an examination venue.

Examinations schedule - certificates of competency - locations and dates - 244 Kb

This factsheet shows the schedule and location for WA certificates of competency examinations.

Past exam papers

Information can be found on past exam papers below.

Restricted quarry manager’s Law Past Exam Papers - 224 Kb

Restricted quarry manager’s Law Past Exam Papers

Restricted quarry manager’s Prac Past Exam Papers - 120 Kb

Restricted quarry manager’s Prac Past Exam Papers

Restricted quarry manager’s (non exp) Law Past Exam Papers - 228 Kb

Restricted quarry manager’s (non exp) Law Past Exam Papers

Restricted quarry manager’s (non exp) Prac Past Exam Papers - 106 Kb

Restricted quarry manager’s (non exp) Prac Past Exam Papers

Legislation

A copy of the relevant legislation can be ordered, downloaded or viewed online at the State Law Publisher.

Application fee

Refer to Schedule of fees and charges to determine the fee.

Lodging the application

The completed and signed application form must be accompanied by:

  • all support documents
  • the fee, payable at lodgement
    • this can be paid by credit card
    • application to be lodged online

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

Contact the Executive Officer to the Board of Examiners
Phone: (08) 9358 8014
Email: boe@dmirs.wa.gov.au