Evansville, Ind.- Ivy Tech Community College will offer free mining training at the Princeton Career and Technology Center beginning January 14.
The training, MSHA Part 48 is being offered Jan. 14-17, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Participants must register in person at Ivy Tech’s Princeton Career & Technology Center, 2431 SouthCrabtree Drive, Princeton.
Proceeds from Indiana Coal Mining Institute license plate sales are making this opportunity available at no cost to participants who meet the general hiring requirements. Participants will be trained and ready for hire on the last day of class.
There are many immediate job openings in Gibson County which require MSHA Part 48 training. MSHA training is required for all employees, maintenance, and vendors on any mine site. Training is valid for 36 months, so participants can train now and work later.
John Snowden, mining program director, will coordinate the free mining training classes at Ivy Tech. Snowden boasts nearly 30 years of mining experience and workforce training instruction throughout Southern Indiana.
For more information about free mining training classes, call the Princeton Career and Technology Center at 812-385-8565. Learn more about Ivy Tech Workforce Alignment ativytech/edu/TrainedAndReady.