Core Competencies for First Line Supervisors

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Supervisors at Yukon mining and exploration projects must hold a First Line Supervisor’s Certificate to comply with Occupational Health and Safety regulations. The Core Competencies for First Line Supervisors online course is required to apply for this certification.

Program description

The Core Competencies for First Line Supervisors course is an online program that provides students with the knowledge to comply with applicable health and safety legislation, to consistently apply appropriate operating procedures and to demonstrate a level of performance that meets industry standards.

Source: Yukon Workers' Compensation Health and Safety Board.

Admission requirements

Applicants must possess the following prerequisites:

  • Current First Aid Certification with CPR-C or equivalent
  • 2 years of experience in the industry in which you will be supervising
    •  For renewal: 6 months experience in the past 5 years
  • Possess work experience in one of the following mining industries:
    • underground
    • surface mining
    • placer mining
    • mineral exploration
Application and certification process

How to apply

Download and complete the Core Competencies First Line Supervisor Course application form. Please submit your completed application form to fls@yukoncollege.yk.ca.

Please note: The “Core Competencies for First Line Supervisors” course is part of the certification process overseen by the Yukon Workers’ Compensation Health and Safety Board (YWCHSB). The YWCHSB website provides information about the FLS certification process, and the YWCHSB application form.

 

Processing timeline

Applications for the First Line Supervisor (FLS) online course will be processed within 3-5 business days. Qualified applicants will receive login information via email. The online course can be accessed for 6 months after the registration confirmation is delivered to the participant.

Appointments for FLS exams need to be booked in advance. While exams can usually be booked with 3-5 days’ notice, longer wait periods may apply. We recommend to plan for your FLS exam well in advance to avoid extended wait times.

Money matters

The First Line Supervisor course fee is $195. The renewal fee is $40.

Both fees are non-refundable.