Certification Training Standards

WorkplaceNL has a legislated responsibility to administer training programs for various high risk hazards as outlined in the Newfoundland and Labrador Occupational Health and Safety Act, and the Newfoundland and Labrador Occupational Health and Safety Regulations.

Each of our ten certification training standards outline course requirements, learning objectives and certification processes for trainer providers and trainers. Select a topic below to view the certification training standard.

Confined Space Entry (CSE) Certification Training StandardFall Protection Certification Training StandardFirst Aid Training Certification Training StandardMine Rescue Certification Training StandardMusculoskeletal Injury (MSI) Prevention Certification Training StandardOccupational Health and Safety Committee, Worker Health and Safety Representative and Workplace Health and Safety Designate Certification Training StandardPower Line Hazards (PLH) Certification Training StandardSupervisor Health and Safety Certification Training StandardTraffic Control Person (TCP) Certification Training Standard

To view the course schedules for WorkplaceNL approved training providers, please visit our Certification Training Registry (CTR).

To sign in to the Certification Training Registry (CTR), click on the appropriate link below

Certification Training Policies and Procedures

Training Providers and Trainers

If you are an approved training provider or trainer and require training materials, please contact 709.778.1552 or email

2024 Trainer Assessment Dates

  • Wednesday January 31
  • Tuesday February 27
  • Wednesday February 28
  • Wednesday March 27
  • Tuesday April 23
  • Wednesday April 24
  • Wednesday May 29
  • Thursday May 30
  • Tuesday June 25
  • Wednesday June 26
  • Tuesday September 24
  • Wednesday September 25
  • Wednesday October 30
  • Tuesday November 26
  • Wednesday November 27

All applications must include:

If you have any questions or concerns, please call 709.778.1000, or email