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Coal Miner Certification

About Us

The Coal Miner Certification Section is responsible for the certification of coal miners working in Utah’s coal mining industry. The Section administers five different certification tests: Underground Electrician, Surface Electrician, Fire Boss, Underground Mine Foreman and Surface Foreman.

For more information about the certification process or any of the certification tests, please contact the Section office at (435) 613-5901. Office hours are 8:00 am – 5:00 pm (MST), Monday – Friday.

Study Guides

The study guides are available online for all five tests listed above. Download them at no charge by clicking on the link below.

Test Dates

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December 2022

1st Re-Test

Payment deadline for re-testers, November 28, 2022 Apply ...
02 Dec
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
418 S Fairgrounds Way; Price UT
February 2023

Initial Exam

Deadline for new applications and re-testers is January 23, 2023 Apply   ...
10 Feb
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
418 S Fairgrounds Way; Price UT
March 2023

1st Re-Test

Payment deadline for re-testers, March 6, 2023 Apply ...
10 Mar
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
418 S Fairgrounds Way; Price UT
April 2023

Initial Exam

Deadline for new applications and re-testers is April 10, 2023 Apply   ...
28 Apr
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
418 S Fairgrounds Way; Price UT
May 2023

1st Re-Test

Payment deadline for re-testers, May 22, 2023 Apply ...
26 May
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
418 S Fairgrounds Way; Price UT
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