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"Operated in partnership with the University of Alaska's Statewide Corporate Programs and UA Mining and Petroleum Training Service (MAPTS.)"

The Mission of the UAS/CMT is to provide world-class workforce training in occupational fields leading to employment in the mining industry, with a special emphasis on expanding an Alaskan workforce for underground hard rock mining.

We offer classes and training for people looking for work in the mining industry as well as upgrade training for those already employed in the mining industry.


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Mine Mechanic O.E.

Occupational endorsements are programs of study designed to give students intensive training in a specific occupational field.

Typically an occupational endorsement is less than 30 credits, and is not an eligible program for financial aid.

Degree Requirements (2015-2016 Catalog)

Minimum Credit Hours24
DESLS102Lubrication, Preventive Maintenance, & Inspections2
DESLS110Diesel Engines6
DESLS121Basic Electrical Systems3
DESLS125Basic Hydraulics3
DESLS130Refrigeration and Air Conditioning2
DESLS225Advanced Hydraulics3
DESLS250Heavy Duty Brakes2
DESLS255Heavy Duty Suspension & Alignment2
DESLS260Heavy Duty Power Trains3
WELDS120Basic Welding3

UAS is an open enrollment institution, this means that you do not have to be in a UAS degree program to take a class. Anyone can take our classes as long as they meet the course pre-requisites.

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MINL Classes: Summer - 2016

Explores career opportunities in the mining industry and provides hands-on experience in mining operations. Students receive training on a mine simulator, and MSHA safety training Part 48 for Surface Inexperienced New Miners. Students also work-shadow a miner on site at the Hecla Greens Creek Mine.

51235J01Steven Ziegenfuss
Tue - Fri
8:00a - 5:00p
5/31 - 6/3
Mon - Fri
8:00a - 5:00p
6/6 - 6/10
Mon - Fri
8:00a - 5:00p
6/6 - 6/10

Section requirement: Instructor approval required to register.

Tuition and fees: $580 (additional charges may apply)


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