:: Part 48 New Miner Training

The Part 48(b) New Miner Training (NMT) is offered as a public course each month.  MSHA Subpart B New Miner Training is for individuals working at surface mines or surface areas of underground mines. The New Miner Training course is instructed by Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) approved instructors and all course material meets the standards set forth by MSHA.

The public Part 48 NMT is appropriate for:

  • Large and small mines with newly employed inexperienced miners.
  • Independent contractors needing to conduct work at a mine site for frequent or extended periods of time.

Please note that if you are interested in becoming a MSHA Approved Instructor, it is a prerequisite to complete New Miner Training prior to applying for the MSHA Part 48 Instructor Certification.

Course Details:

  • $350 per person (includes all training days and materials)
  • Three 8-hour days with 1-hour lunch break each day
  • English (for Spanish, please see onsite options below)
  • Certification is valid for 1 year
  • Training consists of 16 hours of mining topics with an 8-hour first aid/CPR certification (24 hours total)
  • Please view the schedule below to select a class and register. To register more than one person, 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 Training page for more information.

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    Course Title Dates and Times Location Sign Up
    MSHA Part 48(b) New Miner Training February 23-25, 2016
    (Tuesday - Thursday)
    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    J.J. Pickle Research Campus, 10100 Burnet Rd.
    Austin, Texas 78758

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    MSHA Part 48 New Miner Training March 16-18, 2016
    (Wednesday - Friday)
    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    J.J. Pickle Research Campus
    10100 Burnet Rd. Bldg. 19 - Conference Room
    Austin, Texas 78758

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