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.
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.
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|January 10, 2017 - February 28, 2017|
Tue, Thu - 7:00-10:00 pm
Registration deadline: January 3, 2017
|February 6, 2017 - March 27, 2017|
Mon, Wed - 7:00-10:00 pm
Registration deadline: February 6, 2017
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