Mining Engineering Technician, Bachelor | Online (optional) | Northern College | Kirkland Lake, Canada
Bachelor On Campus Online

Mining Engineering Technician

24 months
15752 CAD/year
3794 CAD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The Mining Engineering Technician program of Northern College is offered in a modular distance – education format that allows you to take courses from the comfort of your home, avoid long commutes, minimize accommodation and living costs while studying, maintain your employment, as well as develop sound communication and computer skills.


Program Description

The technician is part of the engineering team, involved in all aspects of mining from exploration, planning, development and operation, to mineral extraction and environmental control.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the Mining Engineering Technician program of Northern College may find employment as: surveyors, planners, production supervisors, assayers, process operators, metallurgical technicians, exploration or mine geological technicians, government mine inspectors, mine technicians (ventilation, ground control, environmental, projects), and/or sales and technical representatives.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mineralogy and Geology
  • Mining
  • Surveying Principles
  • Mineral Processing
  • Mining Physics
  • Safety and Loss Control

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)
  • Grade 12 English (C, U)
  • Grade 12 Math (C, U) (MCT4C preferred; MAP4C is accepted with a minimum GPA of 60%)
  • Grade 12 Chemistry (C, U) recommended
  • Grade 12 Physics (C, U) recommended
  • English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    15752 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15752 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    3794 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3794 CAD per year during 24 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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