This course is intended to confirm and/or to improve the instructional skills, abilities,and knowledge of persons who already are or wishing to become MSHA Approved Instructors.
Approval as a MSHA 30CFR Part 48 instructor is a two-part process.
(1)You must demonstrate that you have knowledge of the subjects that you will be teaching. This is generally accomplished by preparing both a formal application and a resume of your mining/instructor experience which will be to submitted to your MSHA Regional District manager.
(2)You must demonstrate that you have the ability to teach. To meet this requirement and to successfully complete this course, each student must participate in at least 90% of the course of instruction and conduct a 15 minute micro-teaching session to be given in class, on a safety or work-related subject associated with the Part 48 mandatory topics listed in 30CFR. This micro-teaching session will be videotaped and critiqued with the student.
Upon successful completion of the course, A certificate of completion along with your application and resume will be submitted to your MSHA Regional District Manager. In all cases, the District Manager has final authority for approving the requests for becoming an MSHA Approved Instructor.
Subjects covered in the 24 hour course include:
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