In 1873 the candidate for the Certificate of Engine Driving at the Ballarat School of Mines were required to pass the following subjects:
Any person shall have been engaged in driving or stoking and driving a Stationary, Locomotive or Marine Engine for a period of one year, and shall produce satisfactory certificates to that effect that he has while so engaged efficiently discharged his duties, shall be entitled to a third class certificate.
Any person who shall have been engaged for a period of one year driving a Stationary, Locomotive of Marine Engine, and also fro a period of one year in driving a Winding Engine, and shall produce satisfactory certificates to the effect that he was while so engaged efficiently discharged of his duties, shall be entitled to be examined for a second-class Certificate.
Any Enginedriver who has held a second-class certificate for a period of period of one year, and during that period performed hid duties satisfactorily to the Engineer under whom he is employed, shall, on production of a certificate to that effect, be entitled to be examined for a first-class Certificate.
The 1st and 2nd class certificates shall be for driving Winding Engines and the 3rd class for driving pumping, Puddling, and Crushing Engines, and each certificate shall specify the description of engine which the holder is competent to drive.
Candidates for enginedrivers' Certificates must produce satisfactory testimonials of character.
Ballarat School of Mines Certificate of Competency in Engine Driving (Winding Engines)
|John Bailey Bullen||1873|
|Alexander Walker Ball||1874|
|Hugh Thomas Stevenson||1876|
|William Charles Strachan||1879|
|Frederick George O'Bree||1883|
Ballarat School of Mines Certificate of Competency in Engine Driving (Other Than Winding Engines)
|Jachin Gordon Illingworth||1873|
|Hervey Henry Kendrick||1876|
|Thomas Edward Gazzard||1877|
|George Henry Fitches||1878|
|Walter Philip Nettleton||1881|
|William Henry Rowe||1883|
- ↑ The School of Mines Ballarat: A Statement of the Objects and Present Resources of the School, 1873.
--C.K.Gervasoni 16:36, 5 August 2014 (EST)