(a) An operator of a mine may conduct his own training programs, or
may participate in training programs conducted by MSHA, or may participate
in MSHA approved training programs conducted by State or other Federal
approval; agencies, or associations of mine operators, miners'
representatives, other mine operators, private associations, or educational
(b) Each program and course of instruction shall be given by
instructors who have been approved by MSHA to instruct in the courses which
are given, and such courses and the training programs shall be adapted to the
mining operations and practices existing at the mine and shall be approved by
the District Manager for the area in which the mine is located.
[43 FR 47459, Oct. 13, 1978, as amended at 47 FR 23641, May 28, 1982]