Fundamentals of Mine Strata Control


The course is aimed at equipping learners with the essential knowledge and skills that are required when carrying out strata control activities at their mines. It provides practical hands-on introductory education on the rock mechanics and strata control. Students who successfully complete the program will obtain a certificate of competency in “Fundamentals of Mine Strata Control”.


At the conclusion of this course, students will receive a Zimbabwe School of Mines certificate as testimony of their hard work and acquired skills gained during their learning experience.


This course, students cover the following modules:

  • Introduction to Rock Mechanics
  • Structural Geology
  • Strata Control Principles
  • Geotechnical Mapping and Assessment

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Course Atributes

Total Course Duration: 1 week

Target Audience: Mining Professionals

Course Level: Certificate