Occupational Health & Safety

Occupational Health & Safety Certificate

Contact & Registration Info

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This part-time certificate program is designed to help practitioners from many different backgrounds develop the competencies needed to be effective in the development, implementation, and evaluation of occupational health and safety programs and systems in a wide variety of occupational settings.

Develop an understanding of concepts, principles and practices involved in creating a safe work environment reducing hazards, accidents, injuries, diseases and disabilities to people in on-the-job situations.

Program Notes
Accessible and flexible, this certificate is designed to allow learners to gain valuable knowledge and experience without interrupting your career. Courses are offered in various formats and convenient times - days, evenings, weekends and online - in order to meet the demands of today's busy professionals and students. This program helps prepare candidates for registration as a Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) as granted by the Board of Registered Safety Professionals (BCRSP), and assist Registered Occupational Hygienists maintain certification with the Canadian Registration Board of Occupational Hygienists (CRBOH) and the American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH).

High school diploma and two years of related work experience (equivalencies will be considered).

Earning Your Extension Certificate
This program requires the completion of 329 hours: 6 core courses, 2 core electives and 35 hours of elective enrichment courses and seminars.

Career Outlook
Concern for the promotion of health and safety in the workplace is increasing among workers and employers across all industries and in society in general. A growing and in-demand field of study, now is the perfect time to start your career in Occupational Health and Safety.

Contact & Registration Info

Get Started Today
Register through University of Alberta OH&S Certificate Program office

780.492.3037, 780.492.8924 or 1.800.808.4784
Courses held in Calgary and Edmonton locations