SD MSHA Courses and Schedule

Courses Offered

SD State grants MSHA Program at SD Mines presents practical, state-of-the-art information, which is designed for working professionals in the mining and minerals industries. We promote active discussions and participation by trainees. Our trainers are MSHA-approved instructors for both surface and underground mines.      

The program offers many MSHA certification classes including:

  • 30 CFR Part 46 New Miner Training (24 hours)
  • 30 CFR Part 46 Annual Refresher Training (8 hours)
  • 30 CFR Part 46 Newly Hired Experienced Miner Training (8 hours)
  • 30 CFR Part 48 Surface New Miner Training (24 hours)
  • 30 CFR Part 48 Underground New Miner Training (32 hours)
  • 30 CFR Part 48 Annual Refresher Training (8 hours)
  • 30 CFR Part 48 Newly Hired Experienced Miner Training (8 hours)
  • Mine Safety Specialist Courses

 See Training Schedule here

Disclaimer

The South Dakota School of Mines and Technology presents practical, state-of-the-art information in its State grants Mine Safety and Health Program, which is designed for working professionals in the mining, minerals and construction industries. However, SD Mines offers no warranties regarding completeness of the information presented or the fitness of the information for any particular purposes and SD Mines assumes no liability, either express or implied, for any losses or damage sustained or caused by participants in application of the information presented. 

Training Schedule

Please call the program office to schedule a class and for a list of cost per student: (605) 394-2344. Price reductions are available for large class sizes.

Annual Refresher Training schedule

Class can be scheduled within the following weeks in 2017:
  September 18th – 22nd
  October 23rd – 27th
  November 13th – 17th
            Surface annual refresher training is scheduled for Nov. 17th, 2017 at SDSM&T
  December 18th – 22nd

Class can be scheduled within the following weeks in the first half of 2018:
  January 22nd – 26th
  February 12th – 16th
  March 5th – 9th
  April 16th – 20th
  May 7th – 11th
  June - August Call to schedule

New Miner Training schedule

Class can be scheduled within the following weeks in 2017:
  September 18th – 22nd
  October 23rd – 27th
  November 13th – 17th

Class can be scheduled within the following weeks in the first half of 2018:
  January 1st – 5th
  March 5th – 9th
  June - July Call to schedule

Notes

  • Classes with fewer than 5 students may be rescheduled. A minimum of 10 students is required to schedule a class outside of the above listed training weeks.
  • Must present valid MSHA Form 5000-23 to validate previous completion of acceptable
    New Miner (Surface or Underground) training.
  • All classes are taught by MSHA-certified instructors.

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The MSHA grant program works to protect the safety and health of the nation's miners.

Visit the Department of Labor's Mine Safety & Health Administration website.

For more information on the South Dakota program, implemented by SD Mines, visit our MSHA faculty and staff page for contacts.