Prairie State Training Ctr

Contact Information

IECC Coal Mining Technology
8955 County Hwy 12
Venedy, IL 62214

(Intersection of County Road 12 and Stone Church Road - see the Directions/Maps tab for directions.)

For MSHA Training dates, sign-up, etc., please contact:

Deb Wiedwilt, 618-824-6512

Regular Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  (Summer Semester: Closed on Fridays)  

All dates are subject to change.

Payment accepted: Cash, Money Order (payable to Illinois Eastern Community Colleges), Credit/Debit Cards (Visa/MC)

Click on the training type below for dates and additional details.

Required: Must contact Kerry Roetemeyer at 618-824-7671 or to pre-register for the class. 

All students who have registered for training MUST cancel 48 hours prior to the start date of the training to receive a refund.

Tuition Rates (per person)
$150.00 In-state   
Call for out-of-state rate 

Students must attend ALL 5 consecutive classes to qualify for MSHA certification.

2023 Dates   Class times: 7 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Monday, June 19
Tuesday, June 20
Wednesday, June 21

Thursday, June 29
Friday, June 30

**** Pre-pay and pre-registration required. Call Deb - see contact info on this page. ****

Tuition Rates (per person)
$  50.00 for Illinois Residents (and those who work full-time in Illinois)
$120.00 for all others  

2023 dates listed below are for All Qualifications. Start time: 7:00 a.m.

No classes currently scheduled

2023 Dates

No classes currently scheduled


For Mining EMT Refresher offered at mine sites, please contact Laurie at