First Line Supervisor - Now fully online

Welcome to the new self-paced online courses for the First Line Supervisor certification. Choose between Underground, Exploration, or Surface Mining.

The First Line Supervisor courses are offered in partnership with Workers’ Safety and Compensation Board – Yukon and Yukon University – Continuing Education.

The courses are aligned to the requirements of Workplace Health and Safety Regulations for Workers’ Safety and Compensation Board – Yukon and contains the information needed to become a certified First Line Supervisor in Yukon’s mining and resource-related industries.


Supervisors at mining projects (including exploration), are required to have a current First Line Supervisor’s certificate in the Yukon, according to Workers’ Safety and Compensation Board – Yukon. These self-paced online courses include an exam. You must pass with 80% or more to receive your certification. The certification is valid for 5 years.

You choose the First Line Supervisor course that best fits the kind of mining industry you are currently working in. Underground, Exploration and Surface Mining courses provide the content specific to the type of mining being worked in. The courses are in alignment with the Worker’s Safety and Compensation Board – Yukon Occupational Safety and Health guidelines.

Please note: When registering for the course please ensure that your first and last name are the spelling you want on your certificate. Ensure spelling and capitalization (John vs john) is correct.

Who should attend?

The courses are specifically developed and designed for front line supervisors in mining and related industries in the Yukon Territory.

The courses may also be beneficial to others in the mining or exploration industry including:

  • Managers and supervisors
  • Employees who perform a type of supervisory function or those who are a team leader
  • Health and safety committee members.

The three courses include topics that are relevant to the different types of mining. The topics may include:

  • Mining in the Yukon
  • Worker Health and Safety
  • Worksite Safety
  • Parts of the WS&CB Regulations
  • Certified Professional
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion
  • Environmental Protection

Register and prerequisites

You must verify that you meet all requirements to register in the course.

If you are purchasing a seat for your employee to take the course, you are confirming they meet all prerequisites, on their behalf.

Disclosure of Information to Third Parties
Personally identifiable information may be disclosed to regulatory or other government agencies to comply with legal or regulatory obligations. Personal information is not shared with third parties for any other reason.

You must confirm you meet all requirements. If you are unable to do so, please apply again when you can meet the prerequisites.