Introduction into Diamond Drilling – Common Core Surface Diamond Driller


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Program Length: 12 days (2 weeks of in class learning + 1 week of in field hands on learning)

This course meets the National Occupation Standards

Credentials earned: Canadore College Certificate and a MiHR Certificate
Date: February 20th to March 6th, 2024
Cost: $3900 per seat + $500 materials (Funding available for eligible students) 

This course is an introduction into Diamond Drilling that will attain you Surface Diamond Driller common core certification 770200.  This will give you the basic knowledge and understanding of the industry and the type of equipment used in the field.  The student will receive basic understanding of procedures and how to utilize tools and equipment upon completion of this course.  You will be able to enter the Diamond Drilling field with the basic understanding of the job and have an opportunity to secure employment with a company to put your newly acquired skills to work.  This course will teach you the importance of knowing how to properly use and maintain the equipment on site that is used for everyday operation. 

During this course you will be able to see first hand how this equipment works in the field.  This will allow you learn how to operate these pieces of equipment and conduct thorough inspections.  Not only will you see the different equipment, but you will be able to see the process of being helper and utilizing the tools of the trade which will be reviewed in the theory part of the program. 

PPE will be required for every student taking this training.  Failure to bring appropriate PPE will result in a incomplete as you will not be able to attend the field portion of the training. 

  • Steel Toe boots (6” high from ankle minimum)
  • Class 2 level 2 safety vest / jacket (High Viz orange or lime green)
  • Hard Hat
  • Safety Glasses
  • Gloves

How to Register:

Complete the online registration form and email directly to Don Kerr (below) or call directly:

Don Kerr
705-474-7600 extension 5671