The Tailings Center

The Fundamentals Short Course Certificate Program

Multiple Virtual Sessions Offered

Course Schedules –

POSTPONED:  The short course offerings advertised for Spring/Summer 2024 are being rescheduled to Fall 2024.

The Tailings Center is restructuring its Fundamentals of Tailings Management Short Course series to meet the evolving needs of the industry.

The 2024 Fundamentals of Tailings Management Course Schedule is below


Fundamentals of Tailings Management

Spring 2024 Courses Postponed

 Course 1: Fundamentals of Tailings Engineering  
 Course 2: TSF Planning, Siting and Design Concepts  
 Course 3: TSF Geotechnical Design, Instrumentation and Monitoring  
 Course 4: TSF Water Management  
 Course 5: TSF Operation and Governance  
 Course 6: TSF Closure and Reclamation  


  • All times shown are Mountain/Denver time zone.
  • Each course will be offered over a two-week period.
  • The general schedule for each 2-week course is planned to require 20 – 25 hours total student time.
  • Lectures and Panels – 9:30 am to 11:00 am

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