Supervisor Education Program
Alberta mine supervisors must be familiar with OHS Act, Regulation, and Code components that apply to the work performed at their site. Successful completion of the Alberta Mine Safety Association Supervisory Education Program is recognized by Alberta OHS as meeting the requirements of the Act( Part 1, Section 3, (1(d)), verifying that a supervisor/manager is knowledgeable in applicable health and safety regulations for their area of responsibility as identified by the company.
Certificates are awarded to candidates only after successful completion of the 4 modules and final exam. The course typically takes 4-6 hours to complete.
Upon purchasing the course or using a voucher, students will have 3 months to complete the course and 3 attempts at the final exam.
For members the course costs $175.
For non members the cost is $400.
Blasting is a process at many of our member mine sites. AMSA wanted to create a course to help blasters, supervisors and mine owners. We launched this course in June 2020.
Students will be pre-assigned our Blasting Course after they complete the Supervisor Education Program. Is it up to the employer to mandate this training.
The course is comprised of 4 modules and a final exam. There is no cost for this course.
Mine Rescue Train the Trainer
Our Mine Rescue Train the Trainer course is our only in-class training program. This course is typically held in Edmonton or Fort McMurray. The course is free - students are responsible for travel, accommodations and meals.
Individuals Registering For the Course Must:
- Work directly for an Alberta Mine Safety Association member company.
- Have valid Supervisor Education Program certificate (SEP).
- Have current Alberta Mine Rescue certification.
- 3 years minimum experience as active Mine Rescue Team member or emergency response experience.
- Valid Medical First Responders certification or higher.
Option to Challenge the Course:
Individuals with NFPA Level 1 with proof of certification will be able to challenge the course providing they pass the written exam, meet the above criteria and complete a presentation on a specified topic.