Contributor Brock Yordy joined the National Driller team at the National Ground Water Association’s Groundwater Week 2019. This is one of several interviews recorded live at the event for our Ask Brock video series.

In episode 47 of Ask Brock, our host speaks with Jim Smith, a professor with Ontario’s Fleming College. The trades college, about a 90-minute drive northeast of Toronto, has a reputation for turning out quality drilling professionals. Smith talks about the deep, hands-on training students can expect if they sign up for the program — or any training course that gets them behind the controls of a drilling rig. He also talks about the promising job prospects for workers with drilling skills.

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