Programs & Courses - Centre for Northern Innovation in Mining

Centre for Northern Innovation in Mining

Northern Mining Innovation

Geological Technology

Yukon College’s Geological Technology program provides a strong grasp of geology, geophysics and mineral exploration techniques that lead students to dynamic, well-paid geoscience careers.

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Underground Mining Operations

Combine hands-on and classroom training to gain the skills to operate heavy equipment  in underground mining operations.

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Driller's Helper

Prepare to work alongside a driller and a drill rig. Drilling is a rapidly growing industry across Canada with applications ranging from geotechnical and environmental studies to boring water wells.

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Core Competencies for First Line Supervisors

Supervisors at Yukon mining and exploration projects must hold a First Line Supervisor’s Certificate to comply with Occupational Health and Safety regulations. 

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Heavy Equipment Technician

Combine classroom instruction and shop-based training to prepare for work in the Heavy Equipment Technician trade.

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Introduction to Surface Mining Operations/Heavy Equipment Operations

This hands-on program provides an opportunity to develop the skills needed to work in the surface mining industry—in just two intensive weeks!

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Environmental Monitoring Certificate 

Prepare for entry-level field work with First Nation or other governments, industry, field researchers, or environmental services companies.

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Gain hands-on shop experience while learning the theory behind the Millwright trade, safety skills and awareness, and how to apply mathematical concepts to the Millwright trade.

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