With over 125 years of mining education excellence, we proudly offer online education opportunities.

Whether you are new to the sector or a veteran executive, our mining engineering professional development programs are designed for you. Our programs are offered in flexible, online formats, allowing you to enhance your mining sector knowledge and expand your career opportunities.

Online Professional Development Courses

Our self-paced online courses allow you to deeply explore a single topic relevant to today’s mining industry—ideal for professionals working in, or adjacent to, the mining sector. Our professional development courses are made for the modern mining workforce with unparalleled access to subject matter experts and industry leaders with significant expertise in online course delivery.

Mining and Mineral Resources: A Systems Overview

This course will familiarize you with mining terminology, geology, mineral estimation, reporting, development, production methods, mineral processing, and social and environmental issues. This course is designed for professionals new to the mining sector and those working in investment and finance, suppliers and vendors, government, NGOs and community groups, and more. You will be introduced to the broad scope of the mining life cycle, from mineral exploration to mine closure.

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Data Science in Mining

This course presents a comprehensive overview of the key elements of data science for mining engineers. Topics include data cleaning, organization and manipulation, data collection, visualization and noise filtering. Regression as a data analysis technique is covered. The focus is on the practical application of data science in the engineering context to make predictions and decisions based on the statistical inference of data. This course is designed to be taken at your own pace, and as such there are no group discussions or assignments that require interaction with your class. Instead assessments take the form of modular quizzes intended to test your understanding. 

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Introduction to Mineral Processing

Our Introduction to Mineral Processing course aims to prepare new and experienced industry professionals of all backgrounds for work in mineral processing operations, laboratory environments, and on engineering projects. This course introduces mineral processing theory and practice, providing a practical overview of unit operations and mineral separation fundamentals. Topics covered include the role of mineral processing in the mining value chain, the importance of mineralogy in the design and operation of mineral processing circuits, comminution, particle size classification, and mineral concentration techniques.

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Certificate in Mining Technologies (CMT)

Whether new to the industry or a seasoned professional, the CMT can help you hone the competencies you need to succeed in today’s modern mining sector. This 6-course undergraduate program is offered entirely online in an asynchronous format. It is designed for engineers and professionals, science and engineering students, and graduates just entering the mining sector.

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Social Performance Management in the Extractive Industries (SPMEI)

Social Performance Management in the Extractive Industries is an online graduate diploma program that supports collaboration between communities and extractive industries. In this program, you will explore the fundamental relationships that develop around the extractive industries, namely the relationships between industry, (Indigenous) communities, government, and the environment.

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Customized Corporate Training

Queen’s Mining has proudly offered customized corporate training for decades. Utilizing our deep subject matter expertise enables us to customize training programs on topics such as mine planning and mine design, mineral processing and extractive metallurgy, physical asset management, and digital transformation, to social license and mineral economics. We deliver training to suit your needs—available in fully online, blended, on-campus or entirely on-site formats.