Northlands College

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Mining Engineering Technician

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Program Information

School:Northlands College
Faculty:Tech & Trades
Field of Study:Mining and Mineral Engineering
Mining Technology/Technician
Description:Saskatchewan remains the world’s largest potash producing jurisdiction and second largest producer of uranium. Exploration continues to be strong, with renewed interest in base and precious metals and diamonds. Long term career prospects are good, especially for highly skilled, technical workers.

Graduates may find employment as exploration or geological technicians, mine technicians, surveyors, assayers, metallurgical technicians or process or mill operators. With experience you can advance to be a planner, inspector, safety technician, project manager or supervisor.

URL:Mining Engineering Technician at Northlands College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,023

Books cost an additional $1,500.
Careers:Mining SupervisorsMiners

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*60

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 Foundations for College Mathematics (MAP4C)  or  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Physics 

Applicants are required to have a Grade 12 diploma with minimum 60% in Math: Foundations 20 and 30, Physics 30, and Chemistry 30

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
Students must also complete Northlands College application and submit: a letter explaining why you want to take this program and your career goals; a transcript of your most recent high school marks and all applicable post-secondary transcripts (originals not required); and a current resume.
Cost Notes : Books cost an additional $1,500.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* 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 27, 2019