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Program of Underground Mining

Program of Underground Mining
Underground mining is where the ore or substances that are going to be extracted are located deep underground, or where there are obstacles of rock layers, barriers of streams or creeks, or other layers that make it difficult or impractical to reach the ore or the subsoil.
TRAINING PLAN

Program designation A mining diploma of Underground mining.

Program duration Two and a half years.

Number of hours of the program 2300 training hours.

The Credit hours in the program 81 credit hours.

Number of training semesters 6 training semesters.

Number of training weeks within each semester 13 weeks.

Job designation after graduation Underground mining technician

Program description The first year of the program starts with improving the apprentices’ English language skills and teaching them the basics of safety in addition to computer skills, mathematics, and chemistry. In the second year, the emphasis is placed on the apprentices’ technical skills related to specialization of Underground mining, using state-of-the-art simulating equipment. The apprentice also receives a co-operative six-month on-the-job-training at the end of the program.

Goals of the program The program seeks to highly train and qualify Saudi technicians in accordance with the international criteria. This should achieve the nationalization of the jobs of the mining industry in Saudi Arabia.

Values of the program Discovering Saudi youth’s talents and putting them to good use. Expanding knowledge of the natural resources in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Popularizing and reinforcing the concept of safety in plants and mines.

Basic skills The apprentice must gain the basic skills at the English language and those of the specialization of Underground mining.

Admission requirements Click here to view the admission requirements.

Graduation requirements Punctuality, completing at least the minimum number of the training hours to attend, and successfully completing the cooperative training.

Employment opportunities A training ending in employment in a mining or cement-manufacturing company.