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Mining Engineering Technology

Mining Engineering Technology is a diploma program that focuses on the application of scientific principles to basic mining engineering problems in both hard and soft rock mining environments. Your studies will focus on surface and underground surveying, mine ventilation, ground control and mine planning and design.

You will receive training in surveying, drafting, computer applications in mining, mine safety, basic geology, mine ventilation, ground control, mine hydrology and environmental concerns, ore processing and transportation, soil, concrete and shotcrete testing, project management, fluid mechanics and basic geophysics, electricity and instrumentation.

Selected courses for this program are available through Continuing Education distance and on campus learning. The program is available full-time at Saskatchewan Polytechnic campus in Saskatoon. For complete program information, check the program page.


Your studies will focus on the basic skills required of the technologist in the workplace. You will examine the communication process and interpersonal and workplace communication techniques. The course content includes technical writing job search skills.

Additional costs: Text
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 6, 2016 - December 16, 2016
Registration deadline: September 6, 2016
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$675.00OnlineCRN: 201602-388
January 4, 2017 - April 14, 2017
Registration deadline: January 3, 2017
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$675.00OnlineCRN: 201603-258
April 18, 2017 - June 30, 2017
Registration deadline: April 18, 2017
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$675.00OnlineCRN: 201603-259
This in-class course is intended to assist students to prepare to write the Technical Safety Authority of Saskatchewan Limited Power Engineering (Fireman’s Certificate) exam. Topics included: low pressure heat boilers, fuel and firing equipment, automatic controls, pumps, piping fittings, valves, steam and hot water heating, ventilation, basic electricity, and the Boiler Pressure Vessel Act and Regulations. Lab work is conducted to reinforce classroom work. There is a final exam; students receive a final grade from Saskatchewan Polytechnic. Provincial testing is not included – contact the Technical Safety Authority of Saskatchewan (TSASK)(1-866-530-8599) to book an exam sitting.

45 hours/15 sessions Note: Some dates will be rearranged to accommodate labs

Additional Costs: Textbooks approx $340, Steel toes boots and safety glasses required for lab work.
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 6, 2016 - October 25, 2016
Tue, Thu - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 140.1
Registration deadline: August 30, 2016
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$639.00ReginaCRN: 201602-249
January 10, 2017 - February 28, 2017
Tue, Thu - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 119.5
Registration deadline: January 3, 2017
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$639.00ReginaCRN: 201603-229
October 4, 2016 - November 22, 2016
Tue, Thu - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 144
Registration deadline: October 4, 2016
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$639.00SaskatoonCRN: 201602-501
February 6, 2017 - March 27, 2017
Mon, Wed - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 128
Registration deadline: February 6, 2017
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$639.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-560
You will review effective writing skills and apply those skills to workplace documents: e-mail, memos, business letters and reports. You will apply effective oral communication to individual presentations and meetings. You will examine interpersonal relationships in the workplace and demonstrate conflict resolution skills in individual and group settings.

34 hours/12 weeks Additional costs: Text(s) and required print materials
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 6, 2016 - November 25, 2016
Registration deadline: September 9, 2016
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$451.00OnlineCRN: 201602-391
January 4, 2017 - March 24, 2017
Registration deadline: January 6, 2017
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$451.00OnlineCRN: 201603-434
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