Mining Engineering Technician Program Coming to Porcupine Campus

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TIMMINS, ON: In direct response to employer demand, Northern College will begin offering the Mining Engineering Technician program at the Porcupine Campus starting this September. This popular Haileybury School of Mines program will continue to be offered at Northern’s Kirkland Lake and Haileybury campuses.

The Mining Engineering Technician program is offered through blended delivery, providing an optimal mix of independent and hands-on group learning environments. Students enrolled in this program will complete common courses with other technical students at Porcupine Campus, enhancing their learning experience through collaboration. Mining Engineering Technician courses will be offered through flexible and interactive online delivery, making the program ideal for both direct entrants and those already in the workforce looking to elevate their mining careers.

“We constantly assess and evolve the content and delivery of our programs to match industry demands,” says Northern College President, Fred Gibbons. “Offering the Mining Engineering Technician program at our Porcupine Campus demonstrates that Northern is responding to the needs of our students and employers. Attaining an elite post-secondary mining education in northeastern Ontario is now more accessible than ever before.”

Since 1912, over 2,000 students have graduated from the Haileybury School of Mines and have pursued careers in mining and mining-related fields throughout North America and around the world. In addition to training local and international students, Haileybury School of Mines has also provided expertise to schools of mines in Zimbabwe and Chile, and has taken the lead on numerous international mining education and training projects. Graduates have gone on to hold rewarding senior executive positions in companies around the globe and in northern Ontario’s modern mining industry.


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Crystal Bresson
Manager, Marketing and Communications
Northern College of Applied Arts and Technology
705.235.3211 ext. 2253