Jeff Hanlon

Accredited Trainer & Assessor

Jeff Hanlon brings 35 years of experience in the mining industry to offer mentoring and training in these critical qualifications

He has more than 35 years’ experience as an engineer and manager in the mining and quarrying industries. That includes working as a Mine Supervisor and a Mine Manager with Australia’s leading mining companies.

Jeff’s also worked for the NSW Government as a Inspector of Mines (Explosives Security).

He has experience in mentoring people who are undertaking their OCE written and oral examinations and has served on the examinations panel. He knows what you need to know about being a leader and maintaining competencies in mining.


Jeff has the qualifications to back up his extensive mining experience.

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Mining) with Honours, University of New South Wales
  • Master of Applied Science in Mining Geomechanics University of New South Wales
  • NSW Open Cut Mine Manager’s Certificate of Competency – Certificate No. 122
  • NSW Open Cut Examiner’s Certificate of Competency – Certificate No. 398
  • NSW SafeWork – Blasting Explosives Users Licence – Licence No. XBLS101264
  • IV in Training and Assessment – TAE40116
  • IV in Government (Statutory Compliance)
  • IV in Government (Investigations)
  • S1, S2, S3 and G2, G3 courses


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