Executive Diploma in Mine Management

Executive Diploma in Mine Management


This course is designed to equip technical mining professionals with the managerial competencies that will enable them to operate versatile, sustainable and cost-effective mining operations. The Executive Diploma in Mine Management  course delivers integrated mine-applied business and management principles which address the ever changing mine business environment that will enable managers to be technically competent  and able to implement disruptive technologies, new ideas and systems.


This course meets the education requirements of the HEXCO National Diploma for certification as an underground or open-pit mine supervisor. You will also meet the educational requirements for the National Diploma in Mining.




At the end of the course students should be able to:

  • Develop production processes in both surface and underground operations of various types.
  • Supervise subordinate.
  • Apply environmental issues in the design and location of mine infrastructure.
  • Apply safety legislative requirements in developing and implementing job procedures.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of economic and technical factors which influence viability of a mining project.
  • Apply the knowledge of computers in basic mine planning and design tasks.
  • Compare and contrast various underground mining methods.
  • Compare and contrast various surface mining methods.
  • Select the best mining method and equipment for a given situation.
  • Demonstrate Patriotism.
  • Demonstrate a critical, logical and objective approach to problem solving at the work place and
  • Implement health and safety at the work place