Quality Control: Reducing Risk in Exploration and Mining

One-day Short Course | Register your interest | In-house training available

Are you confident your results accurately represent what’s in the ground?

This course ties theory to practical application – from conducting timely quality control in the field to interpretation and concise reporting of results. The course includes an overview of sample theory, key principals of quality control in exploration and mining, and the statistical tools required for effective analysis of results.

Participants will learn:

  • The importance of correct sampling to manage risk
  • How to determine if your data is representative and fit-for-purpose
  • How to design, implement and interpret appropriate QC programs
  • How to identify failure and respond effectively
  • Concise reporting of QC results and compliance to reporting codes


This course is designed for geologists and mining professionals involved in the reporting, interpretation and assessment of exploration and mining projects.
SRK Consulting Perth | Level 1, 10 Richardson Street


SRK instructor:

Chris Salt
Chris Salt has over 20 years of experience in planning, implementing, interpreting and reporting drilling and geochemical sampling programs for mineral exploration. Chris has detailed knowledge of correct drilling, sampling and assay QAQC techniques for reporting resources and reserves, and collection and interpretation of geological and geochemical data. He has experience in regional exploration, brownfield projects, resource definition and feasibility studies. He has excellent communication and analytical skills, along with a demonstrated track record of change and improvement.
This course is eligible for 5 CPD hours.


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