eLearning Program

SME eLearning will be available online Spring 2016.

Welcome to the SME eLearning Program, an online learning tool for mining industry professionals. Enjoy our quality training while furthering your professional development. Some courses even qualify for continuing education units (CEUs) and all courses are available anytime. Set your own learning pace and schedule.

Featured Courses

Acid Rock Drainage: Prediction and Treatment

This video course presents a technical foundation of acid rock drainage related to premitting new mines, and remdediation of Abandoned Mine Land. This course is presented in news-anchor style with a combination of live and video presentations. 

Equipment Management - Key to Equipment Reliability

This course introduces and explains the fundamental economic and financial models and terms which are commonly found in the minerals industry. The course is perfect for managers and technical professionals in the minerals industries who do not have a financial background, but wish to expand their knowledge of basic financial tools and terms they will commonly encounter. 

Ethics in the Mining Industry

This self-paced course defines ethics, its concepts, its history, and its impact on professional practice. You will have a better idea of how to act ethically and what can be learned from case studies and examples. 

Fundamentals of the Dragline

This self-paced, video-hybrid course provides a wide variety of common mining terms, surface and underground mining methods, and the pros and cons of each. Additionally, this course identifies the different types of mineral commodities, drilling, and blasting concepts, and finally, sources of additional information. 

Pollution Problems in the Mining and Metallurgical Industry

This short account shows how technology changes to render the workplace in these industries more acceptable by minimizing environmental pollution. 

About SME eLearning

eLearning Courses

The eLearning onling professional catalog will be available soon. Please check back often for eLearning availability.

Technical Requirements

  • Windows 7, XP, 2003, and 2000 operating systems
  • Internet Explorer 6.0 or later
  • Flash Player 9 or later Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • High-speed Internet access. Dial-up and wireless connections may cause unsatisfactory results.

Earn Money

There are so many benefits to authoring an SME course. As a subject matter expert, you have valuable knowledge; you are respected in our industry. Earn royalty while sharing your expertise. Explore our online course authoring opportunity and become a course author today!