:: MSHA Part 48 Instructor Training Course (ITC)

Send your mine’s best communicator to become a certified trainer. Participants who successfully complete the Instructor Training Course and are approved by their respective MSHA District Office will be recognized as MSHA Approved Instructors and can conduct your on-site training. Please see the class outline for information regarding course details.

Prerequisites Checklist

Students applying for MSHA Certification should have the minimum following experience and credentials:

  • Be an Experienced Miner, as defined by 30 CFR § 48.22 (b) (1)
  • Possess a verifiable and relevant level of previous training experience, especially in occupational health and safety.  The training experience should have relevance to the mining industry.
  • In lieu of relevant training experience, a verifiable and relevant academic background (associates or other undergraduate degree from an accredited educational institution) in business, education, safety, organizational behavior, etc.  In addition, the applicant should possess a relevant and current certification, such as CMSP, ASSE, etc.
  • Prospective students must also have completed:

  • New Miner Training before applying for the MSHA Part 48 Instructor Certification
  • the Instructor Certification application form (in PDF Format)
  • a resume reflecting what was written on the application with contact information for experience and training given or received
  • a MIIN (Miner Individual Identification Number)  (The MIIN can be applied for online: MSHA Form 5000-46)
  • Other Course Details:

  • $695 per person (includes all training days and materials)
  • Three 8-hour days with 1-hour lunch break each day
  • English only
  • Please view the schedule below to select a class and register. To register more than one person, make sure to use a different email address for each registration. Contact us at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) if you need further assistance.

    Onsite Training:
    Need the training brought to you? We can teach at your company’s site. Please go to our Request Onsite TrainingRequest Onsite Training page for more information.

    Courses must have at minimum four participants and maximum ten participants. If the course drops below the minimum number of participants, the course will be canceled. If canceled, registrants will be notified 10 days prior to the course start date.

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    Course Title Dates and Times Location Sign Up
    MSHA Part 48 Instructor Training Course (ITC) May 17-19, 2016
    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    J.J. Pickle Research Campus
    10100 Burnet Rd. Bldg. TBD
    Austin, Texas 78758

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