Upcoming Initial and Refresher Trainings

2018

We re happy to help you sign up for any of these free upcoming mining training opportunities at our colleges. Although these are walk-in classes, registration is encouraged.

Big Sandy Community & Technical College Pikeville campus

120 South Riverfill Drive, Room S230

  • 8-hour Mine Emergency Technician Refresher: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 15, Feb. 12, March 12, April 9, May 4 and June 11; must have Kentucky MET card
  • 60-hour Mine Emergency Technician Initial: 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. April 16-May 4
  • 8-hour Surface Mining Refresher: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 16,  Feb. 13, March 13, April 10, May 15 and June 12; must have Kentucky Surface Miners card
  • 24-hour Surface Mining Initial: 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Feb. 19-28
  • 8-hour or 16-hour Underground Mining refresher: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 17-18; Feb. 14-15; March 14-15; April 11-12; May 16-17; and June 13-24; attend a single day for an 8-hour certification or both days for a 16-hour certification; must have Kentucky Underground Miners card
  • 40-hour Underground Mining Initial: 8 a.m-12:30 p.m. March 19-30

Unless noted otherwise, classes are held at the Pikeville Campus. To register, just call (606) 218-1276 or email sporter0044@kctcs.edu.

Hazard Community & Technical College Technical campus

101 Vo-Tech Drive, Devert Owens building

  • 24-hour Surface Mining Initial: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Jan. 16, 17 & 18
  • 40-hour Underground mining Initial: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Jan 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26 & Feb. 1

Unless noted otherswise, all classes are held at the Vo-Tech campus. To register, call Sam at (606) 487-3392 or (606) 670-3048, or email sbrashears0006@kctcs.edu.

Southeast Kentucky Community & Technical College Harlan campus

164 Ball Park Road, Mining Industry building, second floor

  • 8-hour Mine Emergency Technician Refresher: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Jan. 23; must have Kentucky MET card
  • 8-hour Surface Mining Refresher: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Jan. 30; must have Kentucky Surface Miners card
  • 24-hour Surface Mining Initial: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Jan. 22-25
  • 8-hour or 16-hour Underground Mining Refresher:  8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Jan. 15 & 16; attend a single day for an 8-hour certification or both days for a 16-hour certification; must have Kentucky Underground Miners card

Unless noted otherwise, all classes are held at the Harlan campus. To register, call Melvin at (606) 589-3068, or email mdixon0062@kctcs.edu.

The Kentucky Coal Academy does not provide other services such as drug testing and card issuance.

Our classes and trainings are taught by a Kentucky Certified Instructor, whom is qualified by the Mine Safety and Health Administration as an instructor for the subject(s) to be taught.

Please call or email one of the phone numbers or email addresses above for additional information.

 
 

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