Ore Extraction






Mines et travaux de chantier

Nombre d'unités


Durée de la formation

930 Heures


Program approved in 2002.

To develop the effectiveness in the practice of a trade, to ensure integration into the work force, to foster personal and professional development and to ensure job mobility.

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
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 for equivalent learning
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 for equivalent learning

Professions visées (IMT En ligne d'Emploi Québec)

Appellation(s) d'emploi

Contenu du programme

Numéro ou codeNom du cours / CompétenceHeures
755322Apply basic principles of geology30
755332Apply basic principles of explosives 30
760311Determine their suitability for the trade and the training process15
760323Apply basic principles of health and safety45
760334Perform preventive maintenance on and diagnose problems in mining vehicles60
760341Operate a truck and a scissor lift 15
760353Operate hand-held drills45
760362Operate a scraper hoist 30
760372Operate a scooptram 30
760383Operate pneumatic loaders 45
760392Draw up drilling patterns and blasting patterns30
760402Construct scaffolds 30
760413Operate a jumbo drill 60
760424Operate a long-hole drill 60
760434Scale a back and walls60
760444Muck ore 60
760452Haul Ore30
760464Bolt a back and walls60
760474Drill in a stope60
760482Prepare to blast a development heading 30
760494Drill a tunnel round60
760502Prepare to blast rounds30
760522Lay railway tracks 30