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CERTIFICATE III IN GEOSCIENCE FIELD PRACTICES

  • This is a one semester (six month) full time course which may also be studied part time.
  • This course emphasises practical aspects and contains all the basic training a person needs to fulfil the role of field assistant.
  • Topics studied include OHS&W, First Aid, Basic Geology, Mapping and Bushcraft, GPS, Grid Layout and Geochemical Sampling.

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DIPLOMA OF GEOSCIENCE

On successful completion of the Certificate III in Geoscience Field Practices, a student can enter the Diploma of Geoscience.

This qualification is a three Semester (18 months) course. It allows the student to further study all aspects of practical geoscience at a paraprofessional level.

Modules studied include various aspects of Geoscience Computing, Geology, Field Geophysics, Hydrogeology, Petroleum Geology, Surveying, Drilling and Environmental issues.

Work experience and field surveys are an integral part of the training programme.

  • This is a one semester (six month) full time course which may also be studied part time.
  • This course emphasises practical aspects and contains all the basic training a person needs to fulfil the role of field assistant.
  • Topics studied include OHS&W, First Aid, Basic Geology, Mapping and Bushcraft, GPS, Grid Layout and Geochemical Sampling.