Mining Life: Steps to Success

12 Weeks


Mining Life: Steps to Success

This is a Pre-employment training program that teaches mining and work-readiness skills.   


Start Date: September 21, 2020

Cost: FREE upon successful application

Location: To keep trainees as safe as possible from potential Covid-19 exposure:

  • In-person training will be offered in Yellowknife, with special Covid-19 safety precautions in place.  
  • A virtual stream of the program will be offered to NWT residents living in communities outside of Yellowknife.  Laptops and internet will be provided.


Program Outline:

Module 1 - Introduction to Mining Industry

Module 2 - Mining Health and Safety

Module 3 - Fundamentals of Mining Technologies

Module 4 - Introduction to Mining Skills

Module 5 - Emergency Mine Procedures 

Module 6 - Mine Worksite Readiness


To apply, contact the Mine Training Society at 1-888-765-0445 or

Application deadline is September 7, 2020.


Funded in part by the Government of Canada's Skills Partnership Fund