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Transport and Mining student

​​Want to take your career up a gear? From working on cars, trucks and trains, to huge plant equipment, our teachers are experts when it comes to machinery.

This career area covers:
- Mining
- Light Auto
- Heavy Vehicle and Plant Mechanics
- Vehicle Manufacture and Repair
Our Auto Trade School has all the latest technology and equipment to help you get a nationally recognised qualification in the auto industry.
TAFE NSW is also home to the Mining Skills Centre at Muswellbrook Campus. This one-of-a-kind facility provides local apprentices with the highest quality of training and skills to make sure they are ready for jobs in underground and open cut mining. 
The Plant, Heavy Vehicle and Auto Electrical Training Centre at Kurri Kurri Campus has been designed in collaboration with industry to replicate the modern workplace. With state-of-the-art training workshops and the latest testing, diagnostic equipment and machinery, the Centre sets a benchmark for plant, heavy vehicle and auto electrical training facilities in Australia.
Experienced teachers, who are specialists in their field, will guide you through TAFE’s industry recognised programs. Their strong links with some of the largest employers and organisations in industry will provide the assurance you are gaining the right skills and knowledge to set you up for a successful career ahead.
Did you know? According to the Australian Government’s Job Outlook, Miners have a very high proportion of full-time jobs, and average incomes are above the national average