Mining SHSM Sector

Canada is one of the largest mining countries in the world, producing more than 60 minerals and metals, and making mining a major player in Canada’s economy. The SHSM–Mining enables students to build a foundation of sector-focused knowledge and skills before graduating and entering apprenticeship training, college, university, or an entry-level position in the workplace.

Flashpoint Certifications

Customer Service
Leadership
Portfolio Development
Project Management
CPR Level C/AED
Standard First Aid
WHMIS

Compulsory

CPR – C with AED
General Safety Awareness (GSA)
Standard First Aid
WHMIS – generic (i.e., not site-specific) instruction

Electives

advanced training in a technique infection control environmental impacts
anti-oppression and allyship training land and forest survey skills fire safety and fire extinguisher use
chainsaw safety lockout/tagging hoisting and rigging
confined space awareness powder-actuated tools ladder safety training
elevated work platforms radio operator leadership skills
fall protection surface and underground orientation portfolio development
trenching safety project management
advanced training in a technology sector-specific vehicle operation and safety
basic electrical safety suspended access equipment
compass/map/global positioning system (GPS) Working at Heights