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What tickets & experience will I need to apply for Machine Operator jobs?

Machine operators are responsible for: Operating, maintaining and monitoring equipment and heavy machinery Detecting problems with operational equipment Assisting with heavy machinery emergencies Performing maintenance on machinery to ensure its operating correctly Adjusting machinery and settings to ensure they are correct Embarking on a job as a machine operator can give you the opportunity to […]

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You’re never too old to change your career path!

Fancy a career change but think you’re too old? Think again! There are plenty of options available to change your career path that don’t have an age limit. Regardless of your age, don’t be scared to reach for the stars! Changing careers at any age can be daunting, especially as we get older. The job […]

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Qualifications for jobs in mining

The mining industry offers a diverse range of job opportunities. Mining is still one of Australia’s most lucrative industries and it shows no signs of slowing down. Here we discuss some of the qualifications available for jobs in mining. The first step to embark on a mining career is to explore options and what skills […]

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Considering a career change at 40

There are so many career options that don’t have an age limit – don’t be scared to try something new, whatever your age! Changing careers when you’re older is a big life decision and can be daunting, but you’re not alone. Every year thousands of Australians 40+ embark on a new career. Kicking off a […]

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What is a manual handling course?

One of the most common workplace injuries, accounting for over a third of all injuries occurring at work, are due to incorrect manual handling. Some of these injuries can take months of recovery and rehabilitation; some are even life long. According to The Occupational Safety and Health Regulation, manual handling means ‘any activity requiring the […]

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Forklift Drivers in High Demand

A forklift licence is an attractive skill to have for potential employers in the labour hire and warehousing industry. Forklift drivers can be employed in a range of roles, such as: Logistics clerk/assistant Packer Store person Truck driver Warehouse manager/operations manager/assistant Forklifts are used to transport containers, crates and bulky items which are too heavy […]

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Is a career in Mining right for you?

The mining industry is diverse and offers many worldwide job opportunities. Mining is one of Australia’s most important industries, especially in QLD and WA. However, a career in mining is no easy feat. Here are some things you should know about the mining industry before you decide it’s the career for you. Careers in mining […]