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Eligibility

The applicants for the underground mine manager and foreman certificates who meet the qualification criteria described in the Underground Mine Foreman and Underground Mine Manager Certification Program Guide are eligible to apply.

Out of province applicants

An applicant must provide a copy of their current and comparable certificate from another Canadian jurisdiction.

Certificate expiry

  • A certificate is issued for a maximum of 5 years.
  • A Director may issue a certificate for less than 5 years. This is determined on a case-by-case basis.

How to apply

Step 1. Fill out application

Use the instructions on the Underground Mine Manager and or Underground Mine Foreman Application to apply.

Two ways to fill out form:

  • Fill out the form online, then save a copy to your computer. Print and sign the completed form. Validate your printed form. Scan the signed form if sending by email.

OR

  • Print form and fill out by hand, then sign. Validate your printed application form.

Step 2. Submit application

Send in your completed form, with supporting documents (as outlined in the program guide) by mail or email.

Mail: 
OHS – Specialized Professional Services
J. G. O'Donoghue Building
Main Floor, 7000 – 113 Street
Edmonton, AB  T6H 5T6

Email: [email protected]

After you apply

  • The Director will review your application to ensure it meets requirements.
  • The Director may contact you for additional information or documents.
  • If your application is approved, you will be contacted to write an exam.
  • After successfully passing the exam(s), a certificate will be sent to the address as entered on the application form.

Contact

Connect with OHS:

Phone: 780-415-8690 (Edmonton)
Toll free: 1-866-415-8690 
TTY: 780-427-9999 (Edmonton)
TTY: 1-800-232-7215 
Email: [email protected]

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