Mining Engineering Technician

Program Title – Mining Engineering Technician

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Delivery
• 4 Semesters if full time; at your own pace if part-time
• Full-Time Distance Learning (two 2-week on-site field schools mandatory)

Program Codes
Program codes are for September intakes except those that are indicated differently.

NORT – M042 (CH) Distance Learning – Haileybury Campus
NORT – M042W (CH) Distance Learning – Haileybury Campus

NORT – M002 (HL) Haileybury Campus – On site through distance education
NORT – M002W (HL) Haileybury Campus

NORT – M037 (KL) On site through distance learning – Kirkland Lake Campus

NORT – M044 (PC) On site through distance learning – Timmins Campus
NORT – M046 (CH) Partnership with Confederation College (Not available)

Program Description
The technician is part of the engineering team, involved in all aspects of mining from exploration, planning, development and operation, to mineral extraction and environmental control. This program is offered in a modular distance – education format that allows you to take courses from the comfort of your home, avoid long commutes, minimize accommodation and living costs while studying, maintain your employment, as well as develop sound communication and computer skills. Distance theory education is coupled with yearly field school components which are held at the Haileybury campus during the spring.

Important Information
The Mining Engineering Technician program is a blended program combining on-site and distance learning. Students require the use of a personal computer to access course content, submit assignments, and complete online tests.

It is recommended that students have the following minimum hardware requirements to effectively participate in the program. See system hardware requirements (PDF, 28.41 KB).

  • Career Opportunities
    Graduates may find employment as: surveyors, planners, production supervisors, assayers, process operators, metallurgical technicians, exploration or mine geological technicians, government mine inspectors, mine technicians (ventilation, ground control, environmental, projects), and/or sales and technical representatives.

Delivery Method/Experience by Campus

Contact Information
mining@northern.on.ca