20 years of experience Developing Workforce Skills
Essential Skills Services for Mining



SkillPlan’s commitment to the mining industry results in workforce development services and products that align to industry needs. We provide a variety of services for mining companies, Aboriginal groups, technical institutes and workplace training instructors.


  • Job profiling and assessment to establish the current Essential Skills levels of your employees, and identifying further training that is needed to meet your company goals
  • Design and set-up of training centres for workers
  • Mentorship-on-the-job workshops to improve communication and jobsite training for workers, supervisors and companies
  • Design and on-site delivery of Essential Skills programs that increase success in technical training and on-the job performance
  • Aboriginal skills training that is tailored for workplace success


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Examples of our Essential Skills programs

Drilling and Blasting
Heavy Equipment Operator
Heavy Equipment Mechanic
Machine Operator
Mineral Processing
Mining Service Worker
Plant Operator
Ore Extraction
Sampling Preparation

Aboriginal Groups

  • Design and delivery of Essential Skills programs to increase the success of Aboriginals entering technical training and mining careers
  • Assessment of Essential Skills of workers entering technical training to pinpoint skill levels and establish learning objectives that meet industry needs
  • Design and set up of learning centres within First Nations communities to ensure sustainability of programs
  • Mentor key personnel such as HR, instructors and coordinators on design and delivery of training

mining loaderWorkplace Training Instructors

  • Mentoring in program and curriculum development for instructors who want to improve the Essential Skills of participants preparing for technical training or workers employed in mining occupations
  • Mentoring in job profiling and assessment design for instructors who want to understand the Essential Skills levels of their workers, and design a program that meets company objectives