Mining Potential

HomeMining Potential
Sudbury, Timmins
165 en classe120 hours d'activités enrichissantes
Number of Training Hours
In person
Teaching Style
Collège Boréal Certificate of Achievement
Training Code

*Distance education is not available to international candidates.

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Full Description

Mining Potential is an industry validated essential and work readiness skills training program for women, youth and newcomers. With a blended approach to the program, learners develop non-technical skills and increased confidence needed to achieve rewarding employment in mining. The program helps prepare learners for careers in the Canadian minerals and metals sector and provides industry with skilled and safety-conscious workers.

Courses taught (on campus)

Lockout and Tagout (H&S)

The participant will know the importance of implementing a lockout program in the workplace as well the proper lockout and tagout procedures to be used. Legislation, types of energy, hazard identification, control methods, lockout equipment.


WHMIS is the Workplace Hazardous Material Information System. Recognized across Canada, this system aims to reduce the incidence of illness and injury resulting from the use of hazardous substances. Continuous intake – online

French version EDA1007 SIMDUT

Confined Space Awareness

At the end of this course the participant will understand the confined space legislation, the hazard assessment requirements, recognize a confined space, understand and apply the procedures and safe work practices in the confined space plan.

Surface Miner Common Core - Theory

This course covers the theory portion of the 3 mandatory common core modules required for anyone wanting to work in a surface mine environment. The modules include: Work Safely in the Job Environment, Perform General Lockout and Tag and Operate Hand and Power Tools.

Working at Heights
Secourisme général et réanimation cardiorespiratoire Niveau C

A study of the principles of first-aid and situation management, namely artificial respiration. Course focusses on choking and hemorrhaging, loss of consciousness and fainting, fractures and injuries (head, eye, and spine), burns, poison, heart attacks and strokes, diabetes, epilepsy and convulsions. This course is mandatory for the granting of many certificates in the health field. The Level C cardiopulmonary resuscitation course (that includes resuscitation of babies and children) is part of courses required to obtain the Ontario CPR certification. Levels A and B are also available.

Course is offered in French |English version EDA1285

Mining Potential Orientation
Doing What's Right for You
Doing What's Right for Others
The Circle of Change
Caring About Productivity
Safety Always
The Circle of Communication
It's All About the Numbers
Managing Information
Thinking Skills
Working with Others
Career Awareness and Continuous Learning

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