Call: (306) 252-1000

Energy and Mines 10 - 4982

Pre-Requisite: None

Delivery Method: Online Asynchronous

Energy and mines will allow students a firsthand look at one of the largest economic drivers of Saskatchewan, mining!!! Students will gain the background to soils and energy and then will study the numerous different mining opportunities in Saskatchewan.  This course will be an in-depth look at not only the mining industry but the science behind it.  

Units of Study:

  1. Introduction to Energy and Mines
  2. Review of Saskatchewan Physical Geography
  3. Saskatchewan Geology and Geological History
  4. Sustainability
  5. Oil and Gas mining
  6. Uranium mining and uses
  7. Coal production
  8. Potash formation mining and distribution
  9. Alternative Energy 

Supplied Resources:

All resources are supplied online.

Suggested Career Pathways*:
Geologist, Geological Engineer, Patroleum Engineer, Battery Operator
*Consult with a guidance counsellor.


Instructor: Brian Johnston

Brian Johnston

Phone: (306) 252-1000

Fax: (306) 252-2150

Skype: brian.johnston792

Sun West Distance Learning Centre

P.O. Box 370
408 - 5th Avenue
Kenaston, SK S0G 2N0


Phone: (306) 252-1000
Fax: (306) 252-2150