Mining Education

Quality Low-Cost Training

The Mining Program at Utah State University Eastern provides non-credit training for current and potential miners. We are excited to continue to be an important part of industry by continuing to offer training and improving programs that contribute to preventing accidents and saving lives.

Contact Us

Utah State University Eastern Mining Education

West Instruction Building (WIB)
451 East 400 North Price, Utah 84501
(435) 613-5501 | jeff.passarella@usu.edu 

Blanding Small Business Development Center

238 North 100 East Blanding, Utah 84511
(435) 678-8102 | meghan.mcfall@usu.edu 

Mining Classes

Classes are held regularly for current and potential miners. Most classes begin at 8 a.m. See schedules below.

Class sized are limited due to social distancing recommendations.
Those interested in Price classes please call Tawni at (435) 613-5501 between 9:00 am and 2:00 pm.
Those interested in Blanding classes call Meghan at (435) 678-8102.

August 2021

August
2, 3, 4, 5
Underground New Miner (32 hrs)
Cost: $90
August
6
Surface New Miner (4 hrs)
Must first complete Underground New Miner to enroll
Cost: $25
August
12
Annual Refresher (8 hrs)
Cost: $51
August
16, 17, 18, 19
RMMRA Mine Rescue Competition
Carbon County Event Center
August
24, 25, 26
Train the Trainer (24 hrs)
Cost: $300

September 2021

September
9
Annual Refresher (8 hrs)
Cost: $51
September
10, 11
Electrical Refresher
Cost: $100
September
20, 21, 22, 23
Underground New Miner (32 hrs)
Cost: $90
September
24
Surface New Miner (4 hrs)
Must first complete Underground New Miner to enroll
Cost: $25
September
28, 29, 30
Surface New Miner (24 hrs)
Cost: $90

*Schedule subject to change.