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Process Control and Analytics – Advanced

Delivered by Sustainable Minerals Institute


Gain an advanced understanding of process control, focusing on applied knowledge for mineral processing engineers. 

You'll learn how to design and evaluate different process control systems using advanced process control tools and frameworks.

Co-designed by academic and industry leaders, the course offers a practical approach, with real-life case studies and examples of best practices relevant to mineral processing plants.

Upcoming courses

Delivery mode
in-person, classroom
No dates currently available
Sir James Foots Building (#47A), St Lucia
Time commitment
12 hours

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Who should attend

  • Junior and senior metallurgists
  • Honours or HDR students.

Entry requirements

Engineering degree and experience in metallurgical processes such as comminution, flotation, dewatering, etc.

What you'll learn

  • Appreciate data analytics for process benchmarking and developing decision support systems for operators.
  • Understand Model Predictive Control – from its basics through to model building and the development of soft sensors.
  • Examine supervisory control in practice through an in-depth case study.
  • Explore the application of machine learning and artificial intelligence in process control.

Time commitment

This is an in-person course that will require roughly 12 hours to complete.

  • 2 days of classroom teaching, 19-20 April 2023
  • With the option to join remotely


There 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 Chris Aldrich, Honorary Professor, Julius Kruttschnitt Mineral Research Centre (JKMRC)
Professor Chris Aldrich
Honorary Professor, Julius Kruttschnitt Mineral Research Centre (JKMRC)


Applicant Price
Individual domestic ex. GST A$2,500
Individual international (GST not payable) A$2,500
Student domestic ex. GST A$1,250
Student international (GST not payable) A$1,250

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

GST is excluded from the cost

Discounts can't be used with other discounts, offers or special promotions.

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.


Sir James Foots Building (#47A)

Sustainable Minerals Institute
Level 4 Seminar Room
St Lucia, QLD, 4067


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