The Tailings Center

The Fundamentals Short Course Certificate Program

Multiple Virtual Sessions Offered

Course Schedules

The 2021 Fundamentals of Tailings Management Course Schedule

Spring 2021 Registration Now Open Fall 2021
Registration Opens July 1
 Course 1: Fundamentals of Tailings Engineering

March 22-26, 2021

August 23 – September 3, 2021
 Course 2: TSF Planning, Siting and Design Concepts
April 5-16, 2021

September 13 – 24, 2021
 Course 3: TSF Geotechnical Design, Instrumentation and Monitoring
April 26-May 7, 2021

October 4 – 15, 2021
 Course 4: TSF Water Management
May 17 – 28, 2021

October 25 – November 5, 2021
 Course 5: TSF Operation and Governance June 7 – 18, 2021

November 15 – November 30*, 2021

 

 


*Course 5 would not meet on Wed/Thursday of its week 2, but overlap into the Monday/Tuesday after Thanksgiving

 Course 6: TSF Closure and Reclamation June 28 – July 9, 2021
December 6 – 17, 2021

Notes:

  • All times are shown are Mountain/Denver time zone
  • Each course will be offered over a two-week period, with a one week “vacation” separating each course
  • The general schedule for each 2-week course is planned to require 15 hours total student time, and the planned format is shown here
  • Lectures – 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
  • Panel Discussions – 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
  • All synchronous activities start at 4:00 pm
  • Panel discussions could be on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday – decided for each course

To receive further information and updates, email tailingscenter@mines.edu or call +1 303.273.3700.

Also contact The Tailings Center for the following:

If you are interested in having these courses offered to your company onsite (we can provide you a quote)

If you have new course (topic) suggestions

If you have nominations for course instructors

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