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December dates set for Inexperienced Miner Training at RLC

One final Inexperienced Miner Training is scheduled for surface and underground miners at Rend Lake College this year. Training is set for five consecutive days: 8 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 12 through Thursday, Dec. 15, and from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 16.

The cost of the class is $165 and participants must pre-register. Those registered must cancel three days prior to the start of class to receive a refund. After the training is complete, students will receive federal certification which will allow them to be employed at many surface or underground mines (Form 5000-23).

All training courses will be held in the Coal Mine Training Center on the Ina campus. For more information or to register, contact Joy Fitts at 618-437-5321, Ext. 1261 or Sally Heathcoat at Ext. 2373.