Sir Sandford Fleming College in Lindsay, Ontario is home to the Resources Drilling & Blasting Technician program. This is the only formal college for drilling education in Canada, and the premier driller training course in the world! This is a world class institution, teaching todays generation to be stewards of the environment.
The 2 year commitment covers topics such as:
- Construction Drilling and Blasting
- Geotechnical Drilling
- Environmental Drilling
- Water Well Drilling
- Resources Drilling, including minerals and oil and gas exploration
- Horizontal Directional Drilling
- Rig Maintenance & Repair
- Soil Studies
- Rock Studies
- Pump Systems
- Well Construction
- Field Operations
Determination Drilling owner Dan Carrocci is a graduate of the RD&B program as well as the Geological Technician program at SSFC. All of our drilling technicians have spent their time at SSFC whether it be for the RD&B program or taking the Well Constructed course for MOE Well Technician licensing. DDSI continually accepts co-op students from this school as part of their curriculum requirements with the hopes of offering full time employment upon successful completion of their studies.
SSFC is a critical hiring resource for us and ensures that our clients receive educated, knowledgeable, and safety oriented drilling technicians on their job sites.
For more information about SSFC and the RD&B course, please follow this link: