Job requirements Mine Labourer in Canada

Find out what you typically need to work as a mine labourer in Canada. These requirements are applicable to all Mine labourers (NOC 8614).

Employment requirements

This is what you typically need for the job.

  • Completion of secondary school is usually required.
  • A short period of introductory training is provided.
  • In Ontario, mine labourers are registered in the basic common core program.

Source National Occupational Classification

Professional certification and licensing

You might need to get a certification from a regulatory authority before you start working. Find out if this occupation is regulated in your province or territory.

Table listing provincial regulation requirements
Location Job title Regulation Regulatory body
Québec Mine Rescue Worker Regulated Commission des normes, de l'équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail
Underground Worker (miner) Regulated Commission des normes, de l'équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail

Source Foreign Credential Recognition Program - ESDC

Do you want to work in another province or territory?

If you are already certified to work in a regulated occupation in your province or territory, it will be easier for you to have your certification recognized in another province or territory. See the Workers Mobility's website to learn more.

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