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Hazard Community & Technical College

The Kentucky Coal Academy invites you to its program at Hazard Community and Technical College’s (HCTC) Vo-Tech Drive campus, primarily serving residents of Perry, Breathitt, Leslie, Knott, Lee, Wolfe and Owsley counties, all located in coal country. Our program and instructors have a long history in partnering with business and industry to train safe, productive new miners and upgrading skills and meeting retraining needs of miners who are currently employed.


• High-tech electrical training panels
• Underground communications equipment
• Mine training simulator fleet
• Customized training for employers
• Hydraulics, PLC and welding training


Underground Maintenance/Mechanic Certificate Program
Surface and Underground Initial Training
Surface, Underground and Electrical Retraining
Mine Emergency Technician
Mine Electrician Licensure Classes
Foreman Training


Kentucky Coal Academy Coordinator 
Hazard Community and Technical College

Jesse Campbell, Director
101 Vo Tech Drive
Hazard, Ky 41701
(606) 487-3392 (office)
(606) 435-6181 (fax)

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