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MSHA New Miner Training
#: MSHA 8011   ID: ONLINE   Section: Aug. 30-31  

MSHA New Miner Training ONLINE
Course Requirements:
  • Quality and reliable internet access.
  • Functioning audio and video camera for continuous participation and monitoring.
  • Review the MSHA Online Guidance & Requirements before registering to ensure that this online class is the right fit for your company. 
  • Click Here to view the Virtual Technology Manual. 
  • To test your device:

This two-day course is in compliance with MSHA 30 CFR Part 46 and Part 48(b) and developed for persons new to the mining industry. This course will cover 16 of the required 24 hours of training; the remaining 8 hours of training must be conducted and documented by your employer, which can be done onsite through On-The-Job-Training.

Registration required one week prior to session. Class is accompanied with a folder including training materials and is mailed out. The ZOOM session link will be sent via email to the registering contact person one week prior.

Please notify us if training needs fall under Part 48(b). Call 218-683-8649 or email

MSHA training is required for all employees and independent contractors working in or around mining operations that are or may:
  • Engage in mining operations, including operating mining equipment, developing, drilling, blasting, extracting, milling, crushing, screening or sizing materials, or hauling materials within the mine for any length of time.
  • A maintenance or service worker, working on mining equipment for frequent or extended periods; or
  • A construction worker who is exposed to hazards of mining operations for frequent extended periods.

Bring to Class:

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Course / Training Questions
Please contact Ashley Gillund, Northland's Safety and Health Instructor, at 218-683-8642 or

Registration Questions
Please contact us at 218-683-8649 or


Online-ZOOM. The ZOOM session link will be sent via email to the registering contact person one week prior.

Cancellation Policy
Participants must cancel registration at least 48 hours prior to the start of class to receive a full refund. Cancellations that occur after the 48-hour timeline will not receive a refund.

  1. Northland shall provide up to 16 hours of the required 24 hours of New Miner Training. 
  2. Please make sure Northland Community & Technical College is listed as a Competent Person in your training plan. In your Training Plan, teaching methods shall be amended to list “web-based/online”. If you are training under a Part 48 plan, your amendments will have to be approved by the MSHA district office you currently report to.
  3. Review the MSHA Online Guidance & Requirements.
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Dates & Times:
8/30/2021   8:00AM - 4:00PM
8/31/2021   8:00AM - 4:00PM