Resource Courses

Specialised training courses focused on the resource sector.
Brisbane – Sunshine Coast – Gold Coast – Australia Wide

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Resource Courses

Advance your career with a qualification in Resources with Foundation Training Australia. Gain the practical skills and hands-on experience needed to pursue opportunities in this rapidly growing industry.

Be part of building Australia with nationally recognised qualifications and training in the resource industry.

Starting your career? We offer a variety of job-ready training and qualifications to launch you into a thriving construction career, our resource courses can be undertaken at any age so whether you are a school leaver or in the workforce and want to try something new our courses can take you there.

Already in the industry? Enhance your skills and step up in your career with an official national qualification that will cement you as a recognised and qualified specialist in your industry. Upskill and go further than you thought you could.

Specialist skills in resources are becoming more popular as the focus on the infrastructure of Australia grows. Foundation Training Australia (FTA) has courses designed to help students to get to know this flourishing industry with practical training and on-site work experience. Our resources courses cover everything from conducting hydraulic excavator operations, identifying and assessing environmental and heritage concerns to handling resources and infrastructure materials and safely disposing of nontoxic material. Have your experience recognised with RPL so you can get your qualification faster, less study time and the recognition you deserve for your level of skills.*

Why go to University when you can earn whilst you learn.  The resources industry offers many career opportunities with the demand for specialist trade skills on the rise.

*Eligibility Applies

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Career Outcomes with Resource Courses

Resource in Australia currently employs approximately 267,800 persons (ABS seasonally adjusted data), which accounts for 2.0 per cent of the total workforce. Enrolling in our resource courses can be your pathway into this flourishing industry with a diverse range of possibilities and career opportunities.

At FTA, we are committed to providing you with real and relevant resource training to make sure you have the skills, knowledge and experience you need to establish roots in the industry. Many graduates who complete a resource qualification go on to commence a full-time position in the industry. Our resource courses can guide you towards a wide range of professions, including:

  • Construction Labourer
  • Quarry Worker
  • Production Operator
  • Construction Plant Operator

Our resource courses are aimed at anyone looking to cultivate a career in construction or mining. Whether you’re just starting out or hoping to further your professional development, our flexible study options equip you with all the tools you need to enter the resource industry with confidence. Combine your love of infrastructure and construction with a nationally recognised qualification.

How to get a Resource Qualification

Have you ever hesitated when it comes to learning? Maybe you’ve started a course and felt that you had no support. So many people can be unsure about how to get the most out of their education. At FTA, we believe that you should be able to learn in inspiring and innovative ways. That’s why we offer flexible delivery methods so you can study resources in the way that works best for you.

Our highly-experienced team of industry experts will give you the guidance you need to nurture and grow your success. If you’re better on the tools than on a computer, we’ve got your back with workbooks and on-site training. It means less time off the tools and more time focused on practical skills to complete your qualification in resources. Recognition of prior learning may also be an option. If you’ve got a tonne of industry experience then you can use this to fast-track your qualification. Ask us to check your eligibility.

The time it takes for successful completion of your resource qualification will vary depending on your experience, skills and chosen study mode. Your skills will be assessed through a mix of practical and theory tasks, which is essentially showing us what you’ve learnt and how you do it. Theory may be assessed online or via workbook while practical assessment will be conducted at your place of work.

We ensure that your personal ambitions are fueled and developed throughout your learning journey. You’ll get first-hand experience and gain practical knowledge to springboard you into an exciting career within the resources industry. Re-shape and re-imagine your world with our specialist resources courses and become nationally qualified today.

Our Difference

We are the new benchmark of performance in this industry and help all our learners and employer organisations become successful through real world experiences.

Student Support

Our trainers have years of hands on experience in their given field of expertise, providing our learners with unparalleled access to first-hand industry knowledge as they study.

Technology & Delivery

We truly believe that people should be able to learn in inspiring and innovative ways. That’s why we offer a variety of flexible delivery methods, using the latest learning systems available.

Nationally Recognised Qualifications

We deliver Nationally Recognised Qualifications that equip learners with the practical skills and knowledge they need to progress their career and excel in a real-world environment.

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