Course description:

A prerequisite course to become a MSHA Approved Instructor. The Approved Instructor Certification is a requirement for those operations that fall under the Title 30 CFR Part 48 for surface mines, surface areas of underground mines and underground mines.

This course provides students with the education to become MSHA Part 48 Trainers. There is no fee for this course.

Weekend and late shift times available

This course is offered in multiple languages


Training topics include:

  • 46/48 training requirements
  • Adult learning principles
  • Lesson planning
  • Presentation skills
  • Evaluation
  • Preparation for 15-minute presentations
  • Final presentation assistance

Note: Participants will need to bring to class the completed MSHA Instructor Application form, personal resume and a laptop. Participants should also expect brief homework assignments consisting of lesson planning, training material development and a 15-minute presentation.




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  • Housing Meals

    If you are attending a training course at the Florida Public Safety Institute housing and meal options are available.