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 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

2023 Trainer Assessment Dates

  • January 24 and 25, 2023
  • February 22, 2023
  • March 22 and 23, 2023
  • April 26, 2023
  • May 30 and 31, 2023
  • June 28, 2023
  • July 26 and 27, 2023
  • August 23, 2023
  • September 26 and 27, 2023
  • October 25, 2023
  • November 29 and 30, 2023

All applications must include:

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