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.

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

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

Interested in becoming a WorkplaceNL approved trainer? WorkplaceNL is pleased to announce 2021 Trainer Assessment dates for the following standards:

  • Fall Protection
  • Confined Space Entry
  • Traffic Control Person Level I and Level II
  • Powerline Hazards
  • Occupational Health and Safety Committees/Representatives/Designates
  • Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention
  • Supervisor Health and Safety

Application Deadlines and assessment dates are:

Application DeadlineAssessment Dates
December 15, 2020January 27, 2021
January 15, 2021February 24-25, 2021
February 15, 2021March 31, 2021
March 15, 2021April 28-29, 2021
April 15, 2021May 26, 2021
May 14, 2021June 23-24, 2021

All applications must include:

  • Completed trainer registration form
  • Current resume, outlining requirements and experience as per the associated standard
  • Copies of valid certificates required as per standard
  • Completed and signed code of ethics

Click here for copies of each standard.

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

Thank you for your interest in becoming a certified training provider. We look forward to working with you in 2021.