Diploma in Mining Engineering Technician Cambrian College
The mining industry is dynamic and ever-changing, and Cambrian's Mining Engineering Technician program will challenge you to explore why and how things work and to find innovative solutions to problems.
As you learn and live in one of the mining centres of the world, you will prepare to become part of mining engineering teams responsible for a wide range of projects involving surveying, drafting, design, environmental studies, industrial geological and geophysical fieldwork, ventilation, ground control, and supervision.
Industry-experienced faculty members will guide your progress and understanding through examples gained from industry experience, field trips in the renowned Sudbury basin, and hands-on demonstrations. You will benefit from a variety of experiential learning opportunities, including activities at an active mine site to gain a broad understanding of the various aspects of mining engineering as well as communication and leadership skills.
You may be required to participate in Service Type Common Core training (requires an employer sign-off for registration) as part of your practical underground learning experience.
- 2 years – 4 semesters
- Optional 4-month co-op placement (depending on availability of positions)
- Gain a solid foundation in surveying, geology, AutoCAD, mine development, mine ventilation, and more
- 10-day field school at the end of the second semester
- Field trips to mine sites and/or mining suppliers when available
- Annual Mining Day conference provides networking opportunities with industry professionals
There is a field school for 10 days following the end of the second semester.
An optional Co-op Placement is may be available for up to16 weeks following the fourth semester.
4D Learning Opportunities
Mining Day Conference – Each year, Cambrian College, Laurentian University, and Collège Boréal students spend the day networking with industry guest speakers and hearing about the latest trends and issues in the mining industry.
Cambrian's Mining Engineering Technology program is accredited by Technology Accreditation Canada (TAC), which includes the curriculum of the Mining Engineering Technician program.
In addition, our graduates are recognized by The Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT), which will give you access to career development opportunities and a national network of engineering professionals.
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