Where can I find a copy of my instructor credentials and/or miner qualifications and certifications? You can obtain a copy of your instructor status and miner qualifications and certifications by using your MIIN (MSHA Individual Identification Number). How to I become a certified Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) instructor? Through MSHA's State Grants program, individuals may receive MSHA instructor certification. You will find a list of the MSHA Grants programs, whom you may then contact directly for certification information.