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Mining Fundamentals

Mining Fundamentals has been designed to train students to be employed as entry level labourers at mine or industrial sites.

This 20-day program includes Orientation to Mining, Introduction to Mine Rescue and Mine Safe Work Practices.

It also incorporates a number of safety certificates including:

  • Forklift Operations
  • Airbrakes Certification
  • S-100 Fire Suppression
  • Occupational First Aid Level 1
  • Transportation Endorsement
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods
  • Fall Protection
  • Confined Spaces
  • Lock Out/Tag-out

Critical thinking, assertiveness techniques, attitude, and communication and conflict in the workplace round out this program.

Contract Training

The Mining Fundamentals program is available upon demand.  

Learn more about Contract Training at NWCC.  For more information or to request a quote contact the NWCC School of Exploration & Mining.

  • In order to take the airbrakes certification course within this program students must have a valid driver’s licence with no outstanding charges.