Work in NWT's resource extractions industry
How to apply
Participants must be registered with the Mine Training Society of the NWT to be considered for Aurora College Mining Programs.
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Program: Surface Miner
School: Trades, Apprenticeship & Industrial Training
Delivery Method: Classroom
Program Duration: 12 weeks
Delivery Location: Community Based
The 12-week (360 hours) Surface Miner Program will provide participants with entry-level knowledge, skills and attitudes outlined in the Mining Industry Human Resources Council (MIHR) National Occupational Standards for Surface Miners. In this practical, hands-on program, students will be introduced to surface mining operations and mine equipment operation in northern, cold-weather environments, using both mining equipment and simulators. The course content focuses on surface mining operations, mine safety and mobile mine equipment operation. Course delivery will have both a classroom-based and practical component including learning on simulators and at the Aurora College open pit training facility.