Get the skills needed to work in mining and mineral exploration as a geological technician with the two-year Geological Resources Diploma.
Geological technicians work outdoors in some of the most beautiful â€“ and remote â€“ places on Earth, collecting and identifying samples of rocks and minerals, prospecting and more for the mining and mineral-exploration industries.
Gain Competitive Skills
The program is a combination of academic knowledge and applied learning. Youâ€™ll do two hands-on fieldwork components, which give you the chance to do the work of a geological technician, as well as go on field trips to mines and exploration operations to see how they work.Â Once you graduate, youâ€™ll have the knowledge and training to find work immediately.
If you decide you want to complete a geology degree, or a degree in a related field, such as geography, geophysics, geochemistry or engineering, you can transfer your (60) credits to SFU or another research university in B.C.Â