Australian Mining Dump Truck TrainingDump truck driving is the poster-boy of the Australian mining industry and, consequently, is now the most popular mining position available. It is very sought-after by women and elderly employees as it isn't as physically demanding as other positions in the mines. Due to the recent media attention for the dump truck roles, hundreds of people apply for them each year, so competition is tough! Dump truck training is available throughout Australia, but it can be hard to find courses that offer recognised qualifications. We can help point you in the right direction.
You can't just walk in off the street and secure a dump truck role; not these days anyway. One wheel on a dump truck costs upwards of $50,000 to replace, so employers are very choosey about who they hire to be in charge of these massive machines. Dump truck driver training is essential if you want to gain a position driving these machines in the mines.
If you're looking into dump truck training, you'll want to think about:
The types of training available.
Which licenses are needed.
If there are any specific tickets required.
Your availability to start.
Whether your employer will cover costs.
The possibility of traineeships.
Other possoble ways pof gaining mining employment.
Considering how many mines are located all across Australia, there is probably a dump truck driving position near you. If you're looking for a change of scenery, there are often FIFO positions available where the employer will pay for you to fly to the mines at the start of your roster and fly you home again at the end. If you complete your dumpr truck driver training and are looking for employment, you need to think about:
What the requirements are in other states.
What the travel arrangements will be and employer coverage.
Whether meals and accommodation are provided.
The exact dump truck training you'll require.
There are limited opportunities in the mines for potential dump truck drivers, so you need to get an ecge above the other applicants. You also might want to consider an entry-level role. These can give you a foot in the door, which can lead to an exciting lifestyle and there's always room to move up. Get in while you still can.
If you think you want to enter into the Australian mining industry as a dump truck driver, and you're interested in learning more about dump truck training or other open employment in the mining industry, fill in the form on the right. We will figure out the best way for you to find a job as quickly as possible.
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