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ANZSCO 312913 - Registered Migration Australia


A mine deputy oversees the safety of mining operations and supervises Miners. Registration or licensing is required in Australia. A mine deputy is a Skill Level 2 occupation.





  • Mining Technician
  • Open Cut Examiner



Mine Deputy Occupation Lists
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Mine Deputy job description - Registered Migration Australia


This unit group covers Building and Engineering Technicians not elsewhere classified. 
It includes Maintenance Planners, Metallurgical or Materials Technicians, and Mine Deputies.


Skill Level

Most occupations in the mine deputy unit group (3129) have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below. 


In Australia: 
AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2) 


Registration or licensing may be required in Australia as a mine deputy.


Occupations within the Mine Deputy Group



Note: Whilst a similar occupation may appear in the same mine deputy group, if not specifically listed in the STSOL or MLTSSL, the ANZSCO description should be used for reference purposes only.


English Requirement


  • IELTS result with a minimum score of 6 (L, R, W), 7 in speaking and 7 overall;
  • OET result with a minimum grade B in all sections;
  • TOEFL iBT with a minimum score (L:12 R:13 W:21 S:23 overall L93);
  • PTE Academic with a minimum score of 50 (L, R, W), 65 in speaking and 65 overall


  • Australian Graduate exceptions apply in some states/territories
  • Priority Skilled Lists may apply a specific requirement in some states/territories
  • Countries exempt from submitting IELTS or OET include the UK; Canada; New Zealand; US; and Ireland


Where mandatory licensing or registration is required you must demonstrate a level of English either sufficient to meet licensing / registration or a minimum IELTS, or equivalent, whichever is higher.



Assessment Authority


  • Mine Deputy is currently assessed with VETASSESS - (Vocational Education and Training Assessment Services); more info regarding assessment bodies.


Average Income

The average salary for a Mine Deputy in Australia is $ 135,750 for male employees and $ 121,798 for female employees per year. Average Age: Males: 44.0 Females: 42.6 Persons: 43.9

Source: (Group 3129) Other building and engineering technicians - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016


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