How to become a quarry worker
You can get into this job through:
- an apprenticeship
- applying directly
You could get into this job through an intermediate apprenticeship as a mineral processing mobile and static plant operator.
You'll usually need:
- some GCSEs, usually including English and maths, or equivalent, for an intermediate apprenticeship
You can apply directly for jobs if you've got experience or qualifications in construction, mining, or operating heavy machinery like mechanical diggers.
A relevant driving licence, for example a large goods vehicle or plant operator's licence, may give you an advantage when looking for work.
You can learn more about career options in the quarrying industry from Minerals Matter.