Ore Extraction

Ore-Extraction

Program Objectives

  • Master the equipment operation
  • Basic geology principles
  • Basic explosives principles
  • Maintain equipment
  • Draw and read drill patterns and blasting patterns
  • Prepare blast rounds and development headings
  • Know and apply safety regulations

General Information

Targeted Trade

  • Underground production and development miners (NOC 8231)
    The most important Essential Skills for this trade are:
    • Writing
    • Oral Communication
    • Working with others
    • Thinking
INMQ-164

Admission Requirements

Applicant must meet the following criteria:

Category 2

Must hold a secondary school diploma or its recognized equivalent.
   Or
Must be at least 16 years of age on September 30 of the current school year and have earned secondary III credits in the language of instruction, a second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister, or have been granted recognition of equivalent learning.
   Or
Must be at least 18 years of age upon entry into the program and have the following functional prerequisites: Have successfully completed the general development test and the specific prerequisites listed in the table below for the desired program, or have been granted recognition of equivalent learning.

N.B.: For programs of study in this category, students may continue their general education courses concurrently with their vocational training if they have earned secondary III credits in the language of instruction, a second language and mathematics in the programs established by the Minister, or if they are at least 18 years of age and have successfully completed the general development test (GDT).

And

Must have a valid explosives permit issued by the Sûreté du Québec

Functional prerequisites
Language of instruction Mathematics
Adult Youth Adult Youth
1101-4
(1062-3)
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