Underground Mining Operations

These Professional Programs are for engineers, geologists, and mine superintendents involved in underground mining operations and consulting, who wish to enhance and/or refresh their knowledge and expertise in areas that are important to underground mining operations. The programs cover geotechnical, operational, and maintenance topics relevant to underground mining.

The courses included in these programs are listed below. For a detailed description of each course click on a course title to display the course introduction, learning objectives, and recommended background. There is also information on the course duration, structure, author bios, and professional development hours awarded when completing the course certificate.

Students who successfully complete the certification requirements for each of the courses in a Professional Program receive a Professional Program Certificate of Completion

You must be enrolled before you can register for a Professional Program. Enrollment fees are not included in the fee for course certifications listed below.

Revised July 2016

Essentials Program

  • Format: Professional Program*
  • Number of Courses: 5
  • Enrollment: Required
  • Total Learning Commitment: 64 hours
* 20% discount on course certification fees; individual courses qualify for CEUs

Advanced Program

  • Format: Professional Program*
  • Number of Courses: 3
  • Enrollment: Required
  • Total Learning Commitment: 62 hours
* 20% discount on course certification fees; individual courses qualify for CEUs