Certificate of Competency - Restricted Quarry Manager
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When is this licence required?
You will require this certificate of competency if you intend to act as quarry manager in a quarry where:

- 25 or more persons are employed and where explosives are not used; or
- Less than 25 persons are employed.

A quarry manager has the general directions and control of the quarry operations of the mine. Quarry operations involve activities associated with extraction of minerals or rock from the open pit but do not include administrative or engineering services or the operation of a treatment plant.

If you intend to act as a quarry manager in a quarry where more than 25 persons are employed and where explosives are used, you will require an unrestricted quarry manager certificate
What are the eligibility requirements for this licence?
To be eligible for a restricted quarry manager's certificate you must:

- Be at least 21 years of age;
- Have passed the relevant examinations set by the Agency;
- Have the required practical experience in or about a mine for a period of no less than 2 years. 1 of those years must have been in first hand practical experience with quarry pit operations including not less than 3 months of practical experience in the use of explosives and blasting agents in a pit;
- Be of good character; and
- Have received satisfactory training in First Aid.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.
How much does this licence cost?
Application: $143
Miscellaneous : Replacement Certificate: $143
How often do you need to apply for this licence?
Duration: As specified by the Board.
Are there any specific application requirements?
Application Please submit your application form, and any other associated documents directly with the Agency.
What forms do you need to complete and what other documents provide more information?
Associated document: Restricted Quarry Manager's (Explosives and Non-explosives) Certificate of Competency Fact Sheet Retrieve the 'Restricted Quarry Manager's (Explosives and Non-explosives) Certificate of Competency Fact Sheet' form.
Initial application: Application for Restricted Quarry Manager's Certificate of Competency (Non-explosives) Retrieve the 'Application for Restricted Quarry Manager's Certificate of Competency (Non-explosives)' form.
Initial application: Application for Restricted Quarry Manager's Certificate of Competency (Explosives) Retrieve the 'Application for Restricted Quarry Manager's Certificate of Competency (Explosives)' form.
Associated document: Mutual Recognition of Australian Occupations Retrieve the 'Mutual Recognition of Australian Occupations' form.
Initial application: Application for Mutual Recognition (Western Australia) Retrieve the 'Application for Mutual Recognition (Western Australia)' form.
What legislation specifies this requirement?
Mines Safety and Inspection Act 1994
Mines Safety and Inspection Regulations 1995
Who can you talk to for more information?
General Enquiries
Mines Safety
Resources Safety
Department of Mines and Petroleum
Mineral House 100 Plain Street
East Perth
WA 6004
Telephone: (08) 9358 8014
Fax: (08) 9325 2280