The Canadian Mining Certification Program (CMCP)

The Measure of Mining Expertise

Overview

The Canadian Mining Certification Program (CMCP) is the first – and only – national mining certification program of its kind in Canada. It is the industry-standard for validating the skills, knowledge, and experience of workers in the mining sector. The CMCP allows individual mine workers to demonstrate their expertise by meeting the National Occupational Standards established for the Canadian mining industry.

Certify Your Workforce

Certification recognizes your investment in employee training and identifies you as a leader committed to the highest industry standards of skills, training, and safety.

Employer Benefits

  • Showcases industry leadership and community support
  • Simplifies recruitment
  • Increases employee engagement and commitment
  • Increases employee satisfaction and retention
  • Showcases investment in training
  • Recognizes workforce values and hard-earned skills

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The Canadian Mining Program: Employer Benefits

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Have your skills, knowledge and experience nationally recognized.

Employee Benefits

  • Confirms the value of your experience
  • Recognizes knowledge, training and skills
  • Demonstrates commitment to safety
  • Provides potential for career advancement
  • Demonstrates pride in being a mining professional

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The Canadian Mining Program: Employee Benefits

Contact certification@mihr.ca for more information.

CMCP Skills Registry

The CMCP Skills Registry allows both employers and employees to document their skills, knowledge and experience against the National Occupational Standards.

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CMCP Overview

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The Canadian Mining Certification Program is the first – and only – national mining worker certification program of its kind…

Certify Your Workforce

PUBLICATION

The industry-standard for validating the skills, knowledge, and experience of your workforce.

Get Certified

Publication

The industry-standard for validating the skills, knowledge, and experience of your workforce.

Standing Committee on Certification (SCC)

The SCC oversees implementation, management and administration of the CMCP to ensure it continues to address industry’s requirements and remains relevant and practical.  The SCC also explores alternative ways that National Occupational Standards (NOS) can be used by industry stakeholders to help develop the required skills and competencies of its workforce.

Members

Steve Ball, Chair

Hatch

Brent Howell

College of the North Atlantic

Heather Hamilton

Thompson Rivers University

Alan Long

New Gold Inc. – New Afton

Andre Van Dae

Highland Valley Copper

Pascale Boucher

United Steelworkers

Karen Jonkman

Unifor

Mike Nolting

Dominion Diamond Ekati Corporation

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