New Zealand Diploma in Mining and Quarrying Management

Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Subject area

Mining and Resources Engineering


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Entry requirements


About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the mining and quarrying industry with managers who have the breadth of technical knowledge, leadership, planning, and business skills and knowledge required to manage or oversee all aspects of operations for a site or business unit. The mining and quarrying industry includes surface and underground sectors.

The surface sector can include mining, quarrying, and/or processing. The underground sector can include mining or tunnelling.

This qualification is targeted at supervisors from within the industry, managers with related experience, or university graduates, who are looking to enter the industry.

Learners will benefit by having a qualification which recognises mining and quarrying management skills, provides knowledge to enable improved job performance, and a credential to enhance employment opportunities.

The mining and quarrying industry will benefit by having managers with the skills and knowledge to undertake and implement all aspects of long-term operational and strategic planning for a workplace.

Graduates will be capable of working in an autonomous management capacity, and are likely to have control over all aspects of long-term operational and strategic planning for a mining and quarrying operation.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Process and Resources Engineering at this level can earn:


Median earnings one year after study


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Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

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Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Fax: (04) 494 0006

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