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Drill Core Technician Basic Training


Where: Fort St. James

Dates: Spring 2013

Join the Exciting Mine Exploration Industry!


Course Topics Include:            

  • Measuring core and recording technical data
  • Handling, labeling, organizing, & storing core boxes
  • Splitting and sampling core
  • Quality assurance /quality control of data
  • Familiarization with diamond drilling
  • Safe work procedures and employer expectations

 Training will take place in a core shack environment to                           

replicate actual working conditions. Industry and job

related field trips will be taken.




Core Technician is a physically and mentally demanding position

that requires frequent carrying of up to 75 lb (35 kg) coreboxes.


Drill Core Technician Basic Training teaches students how to handle drill

core and collect important technical data for diamond drilling projects.


The quality of information provided by a Core Technician plays an important role

 in the prediction and definition of ore bodies.


 Register early……8 seats available.


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