The Programme


The SafeDeepMinig program is tailored to the specific needs of working professionals: classes organized in blocked modules of one week with additional blended learning sessions and self-study periods will enable the participant to undergo two years of training without interrupting the career.

It comprises of eight compulsory and four elective modules out of which the participants have to select three

Compulsory Modules:

  1. Fundamentals of rock mechanics (1)
  2. Rock mechanical lab testing (1)
  3. Numerical modelling (1)
  4. Field work and monitoring (1)
  5. Ground support (1)
  6. Rock engineering design in mines (1)
  7. Mining induced seismicity – rock bursts general (1)
  8. Management of rock pressure risk (1)

Elective Modules:

  1. Management of rock burst problems in deep mines (1)
  2. Rock engineering aspects in salt mining (1)
  3. Rock engineering aspects in block caving (TBC)
  4. Backfill in deep mines (1)

(Number in brackets indicate duration of modules in weeks)

New dates of the Module