Supporting Automation – What is Required?

The Australian resources sector is a global leader in the development and application of autonomous technologies. Vast improvement in health and safety conditions for operators, economic gains bolstered by the improved predictability and productivity of autonomous technologies, the increased likelihood of successful surveying, and supporting an industry need for mining approaches with minimal environmental impacts, are suite fi benefits which signify opportunities across the entire value chain for technological adoption.

In order to support the resources sector and workforce in the implementation of these technologies, the RITC Supporting Automation project focuses on a holistic perspective relating to the skill requirements of operating and autonomous technologies across three discrete areas:

· Load and Haulage

· Drilling

· Laboratory Operations

The project will also assist in determining opportunities from a training product and training provider perspective to ensure the training system can respond to rapidly changing training needs.

The final project report has been endorsed by the RITC advisory Board and will be released soon.

For further information please contact Liz Crompton at the RITC.

Image source Fortescue Metals Group Ltd.

Resources Industry?

Looking for a Career in the

Here you will find links to a range of career resources which contain information
on RITC industries and also apprenticeships and traineeships.

The Resource Industry Training Council (RITC) is a state government funded joint venture between Chamber of Minerals and Energy (CME) and the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association Ltd (APPEA), gathering industry intelligence, on current trends, skills gaps and training needs, which it provides to industry, the State Training Board (STB), Department of Training and Workforce Development (DTWD), the WA Government. RITC governance is facilitated through the RITC Advisory Board. 

The Resource Industry Training Council website content is provided for information purposes only. No claim is made as to the accuracy or currency of the content on this site at any time. The Resource Industry Training Council does not accept any liability to any person for the information or advice (or the use of such information or advice) which is provided on this website or incorporated into it by reference. No responsibility is taken for any information or services that may appear on any linked websites. We make every effort to ensure that links on this site are current. If you find a link that does not work, please notify us by email We recommend that you use appropriate and up-to-date firewall and anti-virus software to protect your computer systems. 

All contents © RITCWA 2020. All rights reserved.               [Created by AndyK Design]