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SME PE Review Course

PREPARE THE RIGHT WAY

 

OVERVIEW
This review course will aid individuals preparing for the mining/mineral processing professional engineer (P.E.) examination. P.E. Registration is one way of demonstrating the credibility of the engineer's work. It is the only legal way for an engineer to offer mining/mineral engineering services to the general public. It is important to note that this is a review course. It is not an introduction to any of the topics covered. Its purpose is to provide an overall review of the subjects covered in the test. You should be familiar and comfortable with the fundamentals of geology, engineering and chemistry/metallurgy to get the most out of this review/preparation. Instructors do not know the contents of the exam nor do they submit problems for the exam.
ABOUT
College professors from Pennsylvania State University, University of British Columbia, West Virginia University and Colorado School of Mines will teach this mining/mineral processing professional engineer review course. It is important to note that this is a review course. It is not an introduction to any of the topics that will be covered and its purpose is to provide an overall review of the subjects covered in the test. Instructors do not know the contents of the exam nor do they submit problems for the actual exam.
COURSE IN REVIEW
The P.E. Review Course is a 5-day course covering each of the examination subject topics, terminology, concepts and also provides a multitude of information and sources for executing the exam. The exam itself is open book and given in two 4-hour sessions consisting of 40 multiple-choice questions. In addition to subject review, the course covers terminology and concepts and provides a multitude of information and sources for executing the exam.
SUBJECT MATTER
This 5-day review course will cover 80 questions in the following examination subject areas:
  • Exploration (10 questions)
  • Mine Planning and Operations (32 questions)
  • Environmental and Reclamation (14 questions)
  • Mineral Processing (24 questions)

INSTRUCTORS

PE Review Course

 

Attendee

FAQS

 

Registration will open May 3, 2021.
Please send all receipt inquiries to meetings@smenet.org or contact SME customer service at 303.948.4200. You can also view your meeting registrations online and print your registration acknowledgement through your SME profile. Please visit www.smenet.org/login, use your email address and password on file with SME, and locate My Meetings below My Contact Information on the My Account page. To see registration details, select View Registration next to the corresponding meeting.
All badges and conference related materials will be distributed onsite at the Professional Engineer Review Course registration desk located at the Denver Airport Marriott at Gateway Park.
The registration fees include participation in all sessions.

Daily coffee breaks and lunch.

Registration will include a copy of the SME Study Guide Edition 8.

Registration will also include a copy of the new NCEES mining/mineral processing practice exam.

The instructors recommend those taking the test purchase a copy of the SME The SME Mining Reference Handbook Edition II. This book is the only reference that will be available to them when they take the test. It will not be included in registration fees.
Onsite registration will open on August 28, 2021 at 7:00am, at Denver Airport Marriott at Gateway Park, 16455 E 40th Cir, Aurora, CO 80011.
All changes to an attendee record must be submitted in writing to meetings@smenet.org
If circumstances require you to cancel your PE Review Course registration you must do so in writing. Written notice must be sent to meetings@smenet.org no later than July 19, 2021, to receive a full refund, less a $100 (USD) processing fee. There are no refunds for no-shows and cancellations received after July 19, 2021.
If you have additional questions, please contact SME customer service at 303.948.4200 or 800.763.3132 (US Only), or registration at meetings@smenet.org.

Plan Your Trip

RESERVE YOUR HOUSING

 

OFFICIAL HOTEL

Denver Airport Marriott at Gateway Park
16455 E 40th Cir
Aurora, CO 80011
303-371-4333

ABOUT THE HOTEL
Off I-70 in northeast Aurora, this refined airport hotel is 8.7 miles from the Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum, and 10.7 miles from Denver International Airport.

Modern rooms have free Wi-Fi, iPod docks and 47-inch flat-screen TVs, as well as desks and coffeemakers. Some rooms add access to a club lounge with free continental breakfast and evening appetizers. Suites add separate living areas with sofas. Room service is offered 24/7.

A free airport shuttle is offered. A laid-back Southwestern restaurant serves breakfast and dinner. There's also an indoor pool, a hot tub and a fitness center, along with 7,500 sq ft of event space.
RESERVE YOUR HOUSING

PE Course has arranged for special discounted hotel room rates for the duration of the course that are not available at non-official hotels.

Housing Reservation will open May 3, 2021

RESERVATION DETAILS

Group Name: Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration
Arrival Date: 28-AUG-2021
Departure Date: 1-SEP-2021

HELPFUL STUDY TIPS

 

Set aside study time: Don't wait till October to start your studying! Give yourself some time. Start in June and designate two or three nights a week. Create a schedule and stick to it.
Make use of practice exams: The practice exams will help you move through the steps of the problem. Different practice exams challenge different aspects of your knowledge.
Practice problems by hand: Work as many practice problems that you can by using your references. Practice makes perfect.
Start your own study notebook: Highlight the items you may need to reference during test day. Remember it is open book, no loose papers.
Make sure you bring the needed supplies: a watch, calculator, extra batteries, and patience.
 
Get reacquainted with your calculator: Can't use computers to take the test.
 
Flag sections of your reference book: Make sure you can find the topic quickly and easily.
 
Be ready for a battle: If the first few questions are tough, move on to the next one.
 
Engage your PE peers on their helpful studying hints.
 
Be sure to answer all the questions.
 

Prepare the Right Way

Register for the PE Review Course

 

Register to Attend

This review course will aid individuals preparing for the mining/mineral processing professional engineer (P.E.) examination.

P.E. Registration is one way of demonstrating the credibility of the engineer's work. It is the only legal way for an engineer to offer mining/mineral engineering services to the general public.

It is important to note that this is a review course. It is not an introduction to any of the topics covered. Its purpose is to provide an overall review of the subjects covered in the test. You should be familiar and comfortable with the fundamentals of geology, engineering and chemistry/metallurgy to get the most out of this review/preparation. Instructors do not know the contents of the exam nor do they submit problems for the exam. Learn the benefits of acquiring a P.E. (Professional Engineer) license.

Registration Includes:

Daily coffee breaks and lunch.

Registration will include a copy of the SME Study Guide Edition 8.

Registration will also include a copy of the new NCEES mining/mineral processing practice exam.

The instructors recommend those taking the test purchase a copy of the SME The SME Mining Reference Handbook Edition II. This book is the only reference that will be available to them when they take the test. It will not be included in registration fees.

Register Online

Registration for the 2021 SME P.E. Review Course opens May 3, 2021.

Pricing

Early Registration Member (On or Before 7/26/2021): $1,645
Late Registration Member (After 7/26/2021): $1,745

Early Registration Nonmember (On or Before 7/26/2021): $1,800
Late Registration Nonmember (After 7/26/2021): $1,900


Registration Policy

All attendees of PE Review Course are required to register. Badges are required for admittance to the technical sessions and meal area.

Member

Members must have paid 2021/2022 dues to receive member pricing. All attendees and authors at PE Review Course 2021 are required to register.

Cancellation/Substitution Policy

If circumstances require you to cancel your PE Review Course registration, you must do so in writing. Written notice must be sent to PE Review Registration, c/o SME, 12999 E. Adam Aircraft Circle, Englewood, CO 80112 or to meetings@smenet.org. Cancellations postmarked on or before July 26, 2021 will receive a refund, less a $100 processing fee. There are no refunds for no-shows and cancellations postmarked after July 26, 2021. Registrants are responsible for cancellation of their hotel accommodations.

CONTACT US

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SME PE Exam

Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration, Inc.

12999 E Adam Aircraft Circle, Englewood, CO 80012

303.948.4200

meetings@smenet.org
www.smenet.org

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