To apply for a practising certificate complete and submit the relevant application form below. Make sure you read the relevant guidance material before submitting your application.

Practising certificates are being launched in stages, by type of practising certificate. You can find information about practising certificates on our practising certificates page.

Our statutory functions guide outlines the statutory positions in NSW mining and petroleum industries that are required to hold a practising certificate.

Practising certificate

To apply for a practising certificate complete and submit an application form:

The Practising certificate fact sheet PDF, 162.72 KB provides an overview of the new system of practising certificates and eligibility requirements.

To apply for a renewal of a practising certificate complete and submit an application form:

Quarry manager practising certificate for Tier-2 quarries

To apply for a Tier-2 Quarry manager practising certificate (do not hold an existing production manager permit) complete and submit an application form:

The Guide to the quarry manager practising certificate for Tier-2 with conditions [PDF, 297.86 KB], provides information on eligibility, how to apply and how we determine whether you are competent to be issued with a certificate.

Three-tiered approach for quarries

The Resources Regulator is implementing a three-tiered approach to what is required for a person to apply and be granted a Quarry Manager practising certificate.

You should read the Factsheet: Quarry Managers Practising Certificates three-tier approach to understand what tier may apply at the quarries at which you want to exercise the statutory function. Depending on the tier of the quarries will determine how you apply for a practising certificate:

Tier level Requirement for practising certificate Application process status Further information
Tier-1 Quarry Manager certificate of competence Ongoing Applying for a practising certificate (see above) or Guide to exams (to obtain a competence certificate)
Tier-2
all quarries
Experience and qualifications New - ongoing The Guide to Quarry Manager tier 2 [PDF, 297.86 KB] and application form [DOCX, 242.69 KB]
Tier-2
Specific quarries only
Experience and examinations Transitional until 30 September 2022The Guide to Quarry Manager tier 2 [PDF, 297.86 KB] and application form [DOCX, 242.69 KB]
Tier-3 Mine operator can be exempt from nominating a person with a Quarry Manager practising certificate Not required Factsheet: Quarry Managers Practising certificates three-tier approach [PDF, 243.63 KB]

To find out what tier may apply at the quarries you want to practise at, refer to the mine operator who is to nominate you. The mine operator may know the quarry(s) tier level from using the information available on the Practicing certificate requirements for Quarry Managers page and the Factsheet: Quarry Managers Practising certificates three-tier approach.

Vary or revoke condition(s)

Holders of a quarry manager practising certificate or production manager permit can apply to vary or revoke a condition of their certificate or permit:

Replacing lost certificates

If you have lost your practising certificate, you can apply for a replacement by filling in the replacement form [DOCX, 55.58 KB]

Change of details

If you are the holder of a practising certificate and your personal, contact or work details have changed you need to inform us of the changes in accordance with the conditions of your practising certificate by submitting a change of details form: