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Mineral Exploration Techniques

The Mineral Exploration Techniques program is a brand new post-secondary program. It is designed for those interested in gaining entrance to the Mineral Exploration job market. This one-year certificate program provides students with the entry-level knowledge and skills to function as a valuable member of a mineral exploration team.

Northlands College Mine School will offer this program with in-class instruction, labs, field schools and a possible work placement.

Graduates may find employment in: geological surveys, sampling, field work and GIS. Other employment opportunities may include geological assistant/technician, geophysical assistant/operator, core technician, field assistant/technician.

Graduates of this program may choose to pursue a diploma in Mining Engineering Technician (MET) through Northern College; subsequently, some credits from the diploma program may be transferable to select university degrees.

  • Mineral Exploration
  • Geology and Geomorphology
  • Sampling methods and protocols
  • GIS Applications
    • Grade 12 diploma with:
      English Language Arts A30 & B30
      Math Foundations 20 & 30

Required Documents

  • Copy of all Transcripts or Preliminary Statement of Grades form

September 5, 2023 – June 21, 2024

Books & Supplies: $1,300
August 31, 2023
Northern College Haileybury School of Mines