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School of Exploration & Mining Courses/Programs

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Drill Core Technician Basic Training

You will learn to handle drill core and collect important data for a diamond drilling project.

To express interest in this course, please call the School of Exploration & Mining at 1.877.277.2288 Ext. 5877

Introduction to Silviculture

Learn the basic field skills and knowledge to be employed as a Silviculture Surveyor trainee.

To express interest in this course, please call the School of Exploration & Mining at 1.877.277.2288 Ext. 5877

Introduction to Timber Cruising

Learn the basic field skills and knowledge to be an assistant (compass-person) to a Timber Cruiser.

To express interest in this course, please call the School of Exploration & Mining at 1.877.277.2288 Ext. 5877

Surface Diamond Driller's Helper

Gain basic knowledge and hands-on skills to work safely as a driller's helper.

To express interest in this course, please call the School of Exploration & Mining at 1.877.277.2288 Ext. 5877

 

Northwest Community College's Workforce Training & Continuing Studies (WTCS) and Trades departments also offer the following exploration & mining industry-related training.

•    Mobile, Contract, and Campus-based Health and Safety Training (Occupational First Aid, WHMIS, TDG, Bear Awareness, Spill Response, Chainsaw Safety, Helicopter Safety, etc.)
•    Heavy Equipment Operator Technician Apprenticeship
•    Other Trades Foundation and Apprenticeship Programs
•    University Credit - Associate Degrees