Challenging the way things are done in the mining industry, lives on today in our Metallurgy division, which offers Mineral Processing nd Extractive Metallurgy full-time and on block release both ND and HND level. We give students a global perspective on Mineral Processing nd Extractive Metallurgy with emphasis on Mineral Processing, pyrometallurgy and hydrometallurgy among many subjects. As you go through the three year program you will attain the top skills from our world class experts to turn you into a great Metallurgist

National Diploma in Metallurgical Assay

Studying for a Metallurgical Assaying Diploma at Zimbabwe School of Mines requires a good head for sciences; the subject involves investigation of the chemical and physical properties of metallic elements, compounds and alloys from the mining process.Metallurgical Assaying also looks at metal-related technologies, including extraction methods, used in industry and engineering, and metalworking processes such as casting, forging and others.

At Zimbabwe School of Mines, metallurgical assaying's practical applications in engineering and industry are emphasised through field trips to the mines, guest speakers and attachment. The disciplines you may touch on include Chemistry, Introduction to Extractive Metallurgy, Lab Management and Occupation among many courses.
Course duration : 1yr
Target Group : Mining and Non-Mining Personel
Level : Higher National Diploma

What can you do with your Metallurgical Assaying Diploma?

A Higher National Diploma in Metallurgical Assay  enables you to work as  a Metallurgical laboratory technician assisting metallurgy engineers and materials scientists in day-to-day lab operations involving elements. They perform routine technical tasks, including operating and maintaining equipment, as well as conducting analysis and experimental procedures.

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