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RLC hosting nine miner trainings during spring semester

Four specialized trainings for surface and underground miners have been scheduled to meet nine times this spring at Rend Lake College. All training courses will meet on the RLC Ina campus in the Coal Mining Training Center, and will be taught by RLC Mining Technology Instructor Don McBride.

Annual Surface and Underground Refresher trainings are set for 8 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. on the following Fridays: February 23, April 13, and May 18. Annual Refresher trainings for surface-only miners are set for 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Fridays, March 23 and May 25. Each course costs $50.

New Miner Surface and Underground trainings are also on the schedule for March and May. Miners will meet from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday, March 5 through Friday, March 9, or Monday, May 7 through Friday, May 11. The cost of the class is $165, and attendees must pre-pay and pre-register.

Miners needing the surface-only trainings will meet from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 7 through Friday, March 9, or Wednesday, May 9 through Friday, May 11. The cost of the training is $120.

For more information, contact McBride at 618-437-5321, Ext. 1217 or [email protected]. To register for any of the trainings, contact Sally Heathcoat at Ext. 2373 or [email protected].