Aurora College

Introduction to Underground Mining

Program Information
School: Aurora College
Field of Study: Mining Technology/Technician
Description: This Community-based program is designed to provide Northern students with the necessary knowledge and basic skills to consider a career in the Mineral Resource (Mining) Industry in any one of many occupations. The program consists of the Ready To Work North course followed by five introductory courses representing various topics related to the underground mining process: Introduction to the Mine Life Cycle, Mine Geology, Mineral Processing, Underground Mining Methods, and Mine Safety. The total of 180 hours will be covered in six weeks. Course delivery will have a theoretical as well as practical component. Students will be able to experience many of the practical specialties of the industry and from this be able to select those industry professions and occupations that best suit their personal profile and skills.

Upon completion, students will be able to confidentially consider enrolling in the 14-week Underground Miner Training Program.
Website: Introduction to Underground Mining at Aurora College
Length: 6 Week(s)
Admission Requirements

Applicants wishing to enroll in this program must indicate an interest in working in the mining industry and must submit academic transcripts or ABE upgrading. Applicants
may be required to complete an Assessment test(s) and must provide a current resume. Those in possession of Letters of Intent from prospective employers will receive preference. Successful completion of the Ready To Work North course is mandatory for continuing with the mining related courses.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 28, 2009

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