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Mutual recognition of interstate mining competencies

If you hold an equivalent certificate of competency issued by another Australian state, you can apply to have it recognised by mutual recognition. You will need to hold the relevant risk management competency as outlined in the application form below.

The Board of Examiners keeps a register of certificates and notices issued. To check if one has been issued, please email BOESecretary@rshq.qld.gov.au.

Mutual recognition is available for the certificates listed below.

Certificate typesFee
First class mine manager (underground metalliferous mines) {{ 35447 }}
First class mine manager (underground coal mines) {{ 35334 }}
Second class mine manager (underground coal mines) {{ 35334 }}
Deputy {{ 35335 }}
Open-cut examiner {{ 35335 }}

How to apply

Complete the interstate mutual recognition application form (PDF, 215KB) and attach the required documents. The Board of Examiners will review your application to make sure you have the required qualifications and experience.

Contact us

Send all correspondence to:

Board of Examiners Secretary
Resources Safety and Health Queensland
PO Box 15216
CITY EAST  QLD  4002
Email: BOESecretary@rshq.qld.gov.au

For more information, contact:

Phone: (07) 3199 8037
Email: BOESecretary@rshq.qld.gov.au

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