Click on the college's catalog to view existing training courses. Southwest Colorado Community College is able to customize those courses specifically for your business needs and develop new trainings as needs arise.
Also offered are:
Mine Safety Training (MSHA)
- Annual Underground Miner Refresher. $100. This 8-hour classroom course fulfills the MSHA 30 CFR 48 regulations and covers all up-to-date safety information, including much of the content listed below.
- New Surface Miner. $125. This 16-hour course fulfills the MSHA requirements for surface mining.
- New Underground Miner. $250. This 32-hour course fulfills the MSHA 30 CFR 48.25 regulations and covers statutory miners' rights; self-rescue and respiratory devices; transportation controls and communication systems; introduction to the work environment; escape and emergency evacuation plans; firewarning and firefighting; ground control; working in areas of highwalls, water hazards, pits and spoil banks; illumination and night work; health; hazard recognition; electrical hazards; first aid; and explosives.
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Heavy Equipment Operator
Training available on a single piece of equipment or a range of equipment. Typically we train on motor graders, backhoes, hydraulic excavators, bulldozers, and front end loaders. Course length and costs vary depending on number enrolled and training needs. Please contact the college for more info.