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Introduction to Geometallurgy

Delivered by Sustainable Minerals Institute


Gain an understanding of geometallurgy and the value of orebody knowledge for integrated mining systems.

This one-day equivalent online course introduces you to key aspects of geometallurgy for the mining industry.

Upcoming courses

Delivery mode
online, self-paced
No dates currently available
Time commitment
8 hours

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Who should attend

Mining industry professionals, such as:

  • Mine geologists
  • Mining engineers, mine planning engineers
  • Mineral processing engineers.

Entry requirements

No prior knowledge of geometallurgy is required.

What you'll learn

  • What is geometallurgy.
  • How geometallurgy is applied in industry.
  • Which analytical techniques are useful in geometallurgical programs - from macro to micro.
  • What small-scale tests are available to characterise process response in geomet programs.

Time commitment

This is an online course that will require roughly 8 hours to complete.

  • Can be completed over 2 weeks.


 This is no assessment for this course.

Certification and accreditation

Students who successfully complete the course will receive a Certificate of Completion to verify their skills and achievements.


Dr Nathan Fox in a grey shirt, smiling at the camera.
Dr Nathan Fox
Senior Research Fellow, WH Bryan Mining Geology Research Centre (BRC)


Applicant Price
Individual domestic ex. GST A$1,200
Individual international (GST not payable) A$1,200

Please see the Terms and Conditions (PDF, 123.12 KB).

GST is excluded from the cost

Payment options

We accept credit cards (Visa/MasterCard) for payment, including corporate credit cards. If you do not have access to a card, please contact our team at to discuss your options.


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