National certificate in extractive industries
(mining administration surface extraction a or b grade)



Training Fee

Drilling Mining and Quarrying Level 5

Drilling Mining and Quarrying Duration

Drilling Mining and Quarrying Cost


14 to 18 Months

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get qualified with mito

MITO's Mining Administration Surface Extraction programmes are designed for first line or site managers who would like to gain certification as opencast coal mine managers or quarry managers.


The National Certificate in Extractive Industries (Mining Administration Surface Extraction B Grade) (Level 5) covers:

  • Regulatory requirements
  • Safety checks and plans
  • Site construction and maintenance
  • Extraction sites
  • Environmental impacts.

Upon gaining the B Grade qualification, you may complete the National Certificate in Extractive Industries (Mining Administration Surface Extraction A Grade)
(Level 5) 
which covers:

  • Extractive site management
  • Planning, inspecting and reporting on extractive site operations. 

Both qualifications include optional First Aid unit standards. 

more information

Download the Surface Extraction factsheet PDF - 1.3 MB

Download the Surface Extraction brochure PDF - 816 KB


If you’re employed in the mining and quarrying industry and your employer is able to support you, contact MITO.