Enrolments are now open for the September 2021 intake to attend the Online Professional Certificate in JORC Code Reporting.
About this event
Develop an in-depth understanding of the JORC Code, including recognising obligations and liabilities, demonstrating its correct applications across different industries, and appropriately applying the Code to the reporting environment under the ASX and ASIC.
AusIMM’s Professional Certificate in JORC Code Reporting has been specifically designed for resources professionals responsible for effectively reporting in accordance with the JORC Code (e.g. Competent Persons or aspiring Competent Persons).
Who should attend
Aspiring Competent Persons
Develop an in-depth understanding of the JORC Code and its application.
Mining industry professionals
Ensure that you are performing at the highest level expected.
Mining companies listed or looking to list on the Stock Exchange
Establish your team’s knowledge of the JORC Code’s intricacies and its application in the reporting environment.
The eight-week course consists of six modules over six weeks, with a final two weeks to complete the assignment. Each module consists of:
- Pre-recorded videos, featuring interviews with additional industry experts
- Interactive learning activities and group discussions
- Multiple choice questions
- Additional readings and case studies
The final assessment is made up of approximately 40 short answer questions that address the content presented in each module. Access to the final assignment will be available at the end of week 1 allowing participants to work progressively on the questions as they work their way through the course.
Live sessions are recorded and available within 24 hours for participants who are unable to attend.
Meet CSA Global Facilitators
Ivy Chen – MAusIMM
Principal Consultant, CSA Global
Ivy is a corporate governance specialist with more than 30 years’ experience in mining and resource estimation. She served as the national geology and mining adviser for the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) from 2009–2015 and is currently Principal Consultant at CSA Global. Ivy’s experience in the mining industry in Australia and China, as an operations and consulting geologist includes open pit and underground mines for gold, manganese and chromite. As a consulting geologist she has conducted mineral project evaluation, strategy development and implementation, through to senior corporate management roles. Ivy joined the VALMIN committee in 2015.
Principal Mining Geologist
Gerry has more than 39 years’ experience in mining, geology, resources and project evaluation, and provides advice on feasibility studies, JORC and NI 43-101 reporting and independent geologist reports. Gerry has a strong operational background experience in senior management roles on operating mines in Australia and internationally. His operational skills can be deployed globally to deliver onsite mining dilution and operator training workshops, as well as mentoring and training for mine geologists and technicians. Gerry is a former member of the Executive of the Joint Ore Reserve Committee (JORC) and a former chairman of the AIG (Australian Institute of Geologists).
Partner (Asia Pacific), Principal Geologist
Graham is a geologist with more than 30 years’ experience in exploration and management in Australia, PNG and Indonesia, working for companies large and small, government, and in consulting. He has worked in exploration (ranging from grassroots reconnaissance through to brownfields, near-mine, and resource definition), project evaluation and mining. Graham manages CSA Global’s corporate services, providing expert technical reviews, valuations, and independent reporting services under CRIRSCO-family codes. Graham was a Federal Councillor of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists for 11 years and joined the Joint Ore Reserves Committee in 2014, where he is a member of the executive committee.
Principal Consultant, Resource Geology
Phil has more than 30 years’ experience in mining geology and resource estimation. His career commenced with experience in Archaean gold deposits, gaining experience with both open pit and underground mining geology and grade control, as well as exploration and resource development. Subsequently he has spent 23 years as a resource and mining geologist, both in mining company and consulting roles. He specialises in mining geology, grade control, orebody interpretation and wireframing, mine-scale lithological and structural mapping, the integration of geological and grade information, resource, technical audits of resource estimates and grade control systems. He has worked across, Eritrea, Russia, Kazakhstan, Namibia, Vietnam, Mexico, Papua New Guinea, Burkina Faso, Laos, Guinea and the Philippines.