Diamond Drilling

Code

5753

Sanction

DEP

Secteur

Mines et travaux de chantier

Nombre d'unités

40

Durée de la formation

600 Heures

Statut

Program approved in 2001.

To develop in the students the competencies required to integrate smoothly into the school and work environments, to safely perform the work, to prepare drilling operations, and to perform drilling operations.

To be eligible for admission to this program, candidates must meet one of the following requirements:

Persons holding a Secondary School Diploma or its recognized equivalent, for example, an Attestation of Equivalence of Secondary V studies, or a postsecondary diploma such as the Diploma of College Studies or a Bachelor's degree
OR
Persons who are at least 16 years of age on September 30 of the school year in which their training is to begin and have earned the Secondary III credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister, or have been granted recognition of equivalent learning
OR
Persons who are at least 18 years of age upon entry into the program and have the following functional prerequisites: the successful completion of the General Development Test (see the following table), or recognition of equivalent learning
OR
Persons who are at least 16 years of age on September 30 of the school year in which their vocational training is to begin in a specific program of study, who hold a Training Certificate in a Semiskilled Trade, and who earned the required credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in Secondary Cycle One in general education in the youth sector or in Secondary II in general education in the adult sector
OR
Persons who are 15 years of age or older on June 30 of the school year preceding their admission to a pilot project involving concurrent general education and practical training, who have attained vocational maturity and who have earned their Secondary II credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics. By means of concurrent admission with an integrated schedule, they will continue their vocational training and their general education in the youth sector to complete the Secondary III prerequisites they need to obtain their vocational training diploma. Authorization by the Ministère is required for the concurrent admission of a student in Secondary III to the programs of study.

Professions visées (IMT En ligne d'Emploi Québec)

Appellation(s) d'emploi

Contenu du programme

Numéro ou codeNom du cours / CompétenceHeures
760531Determine their suitability for the trade and the training process15
760543Apply basic principles of health and safety on drill sites 45
760551Scale the back and walls of an excavation15
760564Relocate to a new drill site 60
760572Prepare the anchor holes for a diamond drill in an excavation30
760583Install various types of diamond drills 45
760593Ensure a constant water supply45
760606Perform overburden drilling operations90
760618Perform surface rock drilling operations120
760628Perform underground rock drilling operations120
760631Compare geotechnical drilling to diamond drilling15