Skills to Drill

2 Weeks

The Government of Canada, McCaw North Drilling & Blasting Ltd. and the Mine Training Society are running a series of on-the-job training programs for Driller Helpers at various locations.

This 2-week program will teach students the theory and safety rules for being around drill sites and then will provide them with 140 hours of practical training at various mine sites.


Program Eligibility

To be considered for this program, applicants must meet each of the criterion below:

  • Must be 18-30 years of age
  • Must not be receiving EI benefits
  • Must be healthy and fit
  • Must attend a prerequisite orientation session where all duties and expectations will be laid out
  • Must submit the application form