To work as a roof bolter, you typically need to:
- have a high school diploma or equivalent; and
- complete moderate-term, on-the-job training.
Education after high school
No formal education is required beyond high school.
Most roof bolters learn their skills on the job from an experienced worker. During training, you start by working as a helper. Training includes:
- tool and equipment use;
- mine safety; and
- first aid.
Training may last up to a year.