A New Online Mining Essentials Short Course

Updated in January 2021

A new online Mining Essentials Short Course courses presented by Dr. Rob Stevens, the author of Mineral Exploration and Mining Essentials, and produced by Thinkific.com is available at the link below.

This online short course which has been fully updated in January 2021 provides an engaging and informative overview of the mineral exploration and mining industry. It is an ideal course for anyone new to the industry of who wants to learn more about this dynamic sector and a great companion to the Mineral Exploration and Mining Essentials book. More than 2000 people have attended one of Dr. Stevens’ Mining Essentials short courses. Now you can take the course online and see why it is considered one of the best available anywhere on the mining industry.

The new course includes 62 videos (+11 bonus videos) lasting over 10 hours along with 82 quiz questions. The course spans 8 chapters including an industry overview, geology, mineral deposits, mineral exploration, mining, mineral processing, and social and environmental considerations.

For a course discount code contact [email protected].

Mining Essentials Full Course – January 2012 Edition

For those working, studying or interested in the Mining industry

The Mining Essentials Full Course provides a complete and thorough overview of the mining industry life cycle for those working, interest, studying or new to the mineral exploration and mining industry. The course has been refined over more than 15 years of delivery to professionals, industry, governments and communities. It covers everything from mineral deposits, exploration and financing through to surface and underground mining, mineral processing, environmental issues and how to evaluate exploration companies and technical news releases. 

This course includes 158 videos lasting approximately 14 hours along with 108 quizzes. It provides a more comprehensive overview of the mining industry than the Mining Essentials Short Course.

Evaluating Exploration Companies and Technical New Releases

This course provides an overview of how to evaluate exploration companies and news releases by reviewing the management, financial structure and projects of an exploration company.

What People are Saying

Course Testimonials

"Rob is an outstanding instructor! The approach he uses is extremely effective. He left no stone unturned, and I felt more knowledgeable after every class."
Spring 2021
"I can't tell you how much I loved this course! Great instructor, great content, and good visual materials to help one understand the entire lifecycle of the mining sector from exploration to reclamation."
Fall 2020