Training and Courses

Supervisor Education Program

Image

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.

User Guides
Guide for Registering New Users With a Membership
Student User Guide

For members the course costs $175.
For non members the cost is $400.

Request Access or Voucher
Please fill the required field.
Please fill the required field.
Please fill the required field.

Blasting Course

Image

 

 

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.

Request More Information
Please fill the required field.
Please fill the required field.
Please fill the required field.

Traumatic Stress Course

Image

 

This has been developed to supplement the AMSA Mine Rescue Emergency Response training program. It consists of four modules:

  • Module 1 is a general introduction to stress and mental health.
  • Module 2 focuses on stress awareness and management as it relates to emergency responders.
  • Module 3 discusses what happens when manageable stress turns into mental injury.
  • Module 4 looks at how to recognize stress and mental health issues in others.

This course is preassigned to all users, even those that are not a member. There is no cost to complete this course, simply log into your existing account or create a new one.

Request More Information
Please fill the required field.
Please fill the required field.
Please fill the required field.

Mine Rescue Train the Trainer

Image

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 1041 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.

Request More Information
Please fill the required field.
Please fill the required field.
Please fill the required field.

Mine Rescue Certification

Image

This is a five-day, 40-hour, hands-on, competency-based program that introduces participants to the fundamental principles of mine rescue, and standard mine rescue procedures and equipment. Topics include: legislated requirements governing mine rescue, mine gasses, respiratory protection for working in IDLH (immediately dangerous to life and health) situations, rescue techniques and care, use, maintenance, testing and servicing of the primary breathing apparatus. Successful completion of the program, hand on skills assessments and written exam will earn a certificate. Students must be employed with a member company.

Request More Information
Please fill the required field.
Please fill the required field.
Please fill the required field.