Essential Education for Miners

These courses are aimed at individuals who are interested in working at US mines regulated by the MSHA. Individuals with mining experience in other countries, or who have worked in the US mining industry but never met the MSHA training requirements for new miners will also find this course helpful. These courses will focus on the requirements set forth in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR 30) Part 48.


This is a 4-day course and includes both classroom training and field activities conducted at the Edgar Experimental Mine. Students will receive an MSHA Form 5000-23 certifying that they have completed 32 hours of training for underground mines.


This course is a 3-day course and fully meets all Federal requirements for anyone working at a surface mine.  Upon completion of the course, students will receive an MSHA Form 5000-23 certifying that they have completed 24 hours of training for surface mines.


The Annual Refresher Course is an 8-hour course and fulfills MSHA’s Part 48 annual training requirement for anyone working at either a surface or underground mine. Upon completion of the course, students will receive an MSHA Form 5000-23 certifying that they have completed 8 hours of annual refresher training for surface, underground or both types of mines, dependent upon the designation indicated on the attendee’s original MSHA Form 5000-23.




Course Enrollment Policies

All payment is now completed online via CASHNet. Please follow the link to registration and payment.
All course cancellations will be charged a $50 service fee. No refunds will be made to registrants who fail to cancel five (5) working days prior to course delivery. Sponsor cancelled courses will be given full refunds. Reservations may be transferred and substitutions may be made at any time without cost penalty.
Registration fee includes tuition, all course materials, and refreshment breaks.
Information regarding course location and directions will be sent to registrants upon receipt of registration form.
Registrants are responsible for making their own lodging and travel arrangements. Information on local accommodations will be provided upon receipt of registration form.
CSM reserves the right to cancel the course and return registration fees if enrollment is insufficient.

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