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UAS Center for Mine Training

The Mission of the UAS Center for Mine Training 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 Mine Mechanics.

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.

Introduction to Mining Occupations and Operations 

The first step towards a potential career in mining. This course is built especially for High school students, who will earn 3 UAS college credits and 0.5 high school credit. Instruction involves guest speakers on their careers in the mining industry, their experience in mining operations and how it takes many people and positions to safely and effectively operate a mine.

Apply before it's too late. The Spring Semester Scholarship Application deadline is December 14, 2018 and scholarships are limited.  

Complete the Scholarship Application Online 
Download and print a Hardcopy Scholarship Application

Scholarship applications will be evaluated based on completeness and thoughtfulness. Students may also complete a registration form in advance

Introduction to Mining Occupations and Operations Registration Form 

Please return completed hard copies to the UAS Center for Mine Training in care of Casey Bain, coordinator. 

       Mail or Drop Off: 
UAS Technical Education Center - Center for Mine Training 
       ATTN: Casey Bain 
       1415 Harbor Way
       Juneau, AK 99801

Introduction to Mining Occupations & Operations

  • First-hand knowledge from industry experts
  • 3 college credits (dual-credit high school)
  • Tuition scholarships available
  • Mon & Wed 4:15-6:15pm Jan 29-Apr 11, 2018
  • Field trip to operating mine
  • In-class and state-wide delivery

Program Outcomes


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