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Why should you certify in EduMine courses?

Demonstrate your knowledge.

Confirm your achievement of learning objectives.

Enhance your resume.

Top mining companies use EduMine in their training programs.

Maintain your professional status.

Meet the CPD requirements of professional associations wherever you are

Work towards a Certificate in Mining Studies.

Earn credit towards a certificate from a top mining university

Purpose of certification

Certification in an EduMine online course confirms that you have achieved the learning objectives of that course.

Certification not only allows you to measure what you have learnt, it can also help you meet your continuing professional development (CPD) requirements. Certificates provide continuing education units (CEU’s), which provide formal recognition of your professional development*. Confirm with your professional association that EduMine certification is recognized for continuing professional development purposes.

How does certification work?

The certification process is simple and straightforward.

  1. Enroll in EduMine (if not already enrolled).
  2. Select a relevant course in which you’d like to certify, register and pay for certification in the specific course.
  3. Once you are registered for certification, you can enter the course via the “Enter Course’, “register for Certification” buttons, or the course structure.
  4. Complete the multiple-choice questions in the reviews.
  5. Complete and submit all of the interactive reviews within the selected course by the specified completion date.
  6. Your recorded performance will be reviewed by the EduMine review and approval team and the course certificate will be emailed to you.

For a step-by-step “how to get certified” guide click here.

Requirements to get a certificate

For EduMine certification, all of the requirements can be completed online. The interactive, multiple-choice reviews within a selected online course each display a random selection of questions – there can be more than one correct answer per question! The reviews must be completed with an average score of at least 75% for all reviews, and a minimum score for each review of at least 60% in order to pass the course. Once you have successfully passed and submitted each review in a selected course you will receive a certificate. Certificates are sent as PDFs.

What certificates are awarded?

EduMine certificate

For successful completion of most online courses, you will earn a standard EduMine certificate that indicates the number of continuing education units (CEUs) awarded for the course. The certificate will be issued to you as a PDF.

Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) certificate

In addition to meeting the EduMine Certification Criteria, some of our courses have been peer reviewed by the CIM and approved for the CIM Professional Development Program (see CIM Professional Development on EduMine). For successful completion of these courses, you may choose to receive a CIM certificate awarded by the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM). The CIM certificate confirms successful completion of a CIM professional development course presented by EduMine.

Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM) accredited EduMine certificate

The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM) CPD Accreditation Committee has approved more than 15 online EduMine courses for CPD credits. The courses are registered with the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA). These EduMine certificates indicate the number of SAIMM CPD credits awarded for the course.

To find out which courses have been accredited please visit here

Work towards a Certificate in Mining Studies

The CMS (Certificate in Mining Studies) is a continuing education program of accredited short courses, webcasts and online courses for lifelong learning in mining. It is designed for those seeking professional development, career advancement, cross training in different disciplines, or just an introduction to mining.

The Norman B. Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver BC is a mining school and founder of the CMS network. UBC collaborates with EduMine on provision of qualifying short courses and webcasts. CMS certificates are awarded by the UBC Department of Continuing Education.

The Lowell Institute for Mineral Resources at the University of Arizona in Tucson AZ is a mining school within the CMS network, and a provider of qualifying short courses and webcasts. The Institute awards Professional Certificates from the University of Arizona.

Many of EduMine’s courses qualify as "online learning components" for the Certificate in Mining Studies (CMS). In order for an EduMine online course to count towards the CMS, certification in the course is required.

Find out how the CMS program can be tailored to suit your career objectives.

Work towards a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration

Certain online courses qualify for credit towards Simon Fraser University’s Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (GDBA) offered through the Beedie School of Business. This program utilizes an online learning environment and includes a series of graduate level courses that provide core business skills to working professionals.

For more information on qualifying EduMine courses go to the Simon Fraser University EduMine campus.

For more information on the program, go to the Simon Fraser University’s Graduate Diploma in Business Administration.

If you have any questions on course certification, please contact us by email at support@edumine.com or call (604) 683 2037.

*EduMine meets the Criteria for Certification established by the Authorized Provider Commission of the IACET (International Association for Continuing Education and Training), 1620 Eye Street, N.W., Suite 615, Washington, DC 20006. EduMine has adopted the IACET (International Association for Continuing Education and Training) Guidelines and Criteria for qualification of courses for certification*. This gives EduMine the authority to award CEUs for successful completion of qualifying courses. A CEU is equivalent to 10 PDHs (professional development hours). Both CEUs and PDHs are recognized as formal units of measurement for professional development by most US state professional boards