This Programme in Strata Control programme offers you contact sessions with a specialist in the field, allowing focused time on the module content without work related obligations. Practical knowledge and experience are shared during these sessions, allowing peer-to-peer learning. Problem areas and typical complex topics will be discussed as knowledge transfer is promoted.
Under the current Mine Health and Safety Act (1996) a competent Strata Control Officer can assist a legally appointed rock engineer with their underground duties under the guidance of the rock engineer. The modules covered within this programme will assist candidates writing the examination. The programme will be a preparation programme covering the written components thereof as well as the final practical assessment. The modules cover the theory for all metalliferous mining. The programme will also include a session for preparation on the practical exam.