Whitesburg KY

Kentucky Coal Academy to host free mining refreshers

The Kentucky Coal Academy will host free refresher mining trainings through its program at Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College’s (SKCTC) Harlan campus, at 164 Ball Park Road, Mining Industry building, second floor.

8-hour Surface Refresher: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 20; must have Kentucky Surface Miners card

8- or 16-hour Underground Refresher: 8 a.m.- 4: 30 p. m. Monday and Tuesday, June 19 and 20 (attend one day for an 8-hour certification or both days for a 16-hour); must have Kentucky Underground Miners card

To register for or to learn more about these classes, call (606) 589-3068 or email mdixon0062@kctcs.edu.

Walk-ins are welcome at all trainings, but registration is strongly encouraged.

All trainings are taught by a Kentucky certified instructor, qualified by the Mine Safety and Health Administration as an instructor for the subject(s) to be taught. The Kentucky Coal Academy does not provide other services such as drug testing and card issuance.

So far in 2017, the Kentucky Coal Academy has provided 1,252 certifications through its program at SKCTC.

For updates to Kentucky Coal Academy’s training calendar, go to CoalAcademy. kctcs.edu/Trainings.

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