Occupational Health and Safety

  • Type: Online and/or In Class
  • Credential: Statement of Completion
  • Starts In: Fall, Winter, Spring
  • Time to Complete: 5 Years
  • Plan #: C2176

About this part-time program ( What's this?)

There is a growing concern for the safety of people in their work environment and the related hazards that may be found there. Prompted by governments and their agencies, labour and management have identified the need for greater experience, knowledge and expertise in the field of occupational safety and health for the protection of people in the workplace. This Occupational Health and Safety program provides you with solid training in the required practices of occupational safety and health. In addition to providing the fundamentals, the program includes a management component that gives you the know-how to oversee workplace safety programs and offer solutions.

Career Opportunities

This program prepares graduates for entry level positions in the field of Occupational Health and Safety. Possible career paths include:

  • Health and Safety Assistant
  • Safety Evaluator
  • Occupational Health and Safety Co-ordinator

How to Register

Students do not apply to our part-time programs. Instead, enrol in and successfully complete each course listed in the Program Delivery section. Once you have successfully completed all of the required courses, you may apply to graduate. If you aren't sure how to enrol in a course, you can learn more here.

Apply for Statement of Completion

Have you successfully completed the requirements of this program? Learn how to apply for your Statement of Completion.

Program Delivery

Code Course Name Delivery Course Availability
2017 Winter 2017 Spring

Required Courses:

ENVR1727 Environmental Management - An Introduction On-line Yes TBA
HLTH1508 Ergonomics On-line Yes TBA
FIRE1300 Fire Protection On-line Yes TBA
ENVR1702 Industrial Hygiene On-line Yes TBA
HLTH1510 Legislation for Health and Safety On-line Yes TBA
MGMT1404 Management Labour Concerns in Occupational Health and Safety On-line Yes TBA
Elective Information

Choose one of the following:

Elective Options
Code Course Name Delivery Course Availibility
Course Availibility for 2017 Winter Course Availibility for 2017 Spring
PERS1430 Occupational Health and Safety In Class No TBA
PERS1704 Occupational Health and Safety On-line Yes TBA

Prerequisites may be required for these courses. Please refer to individual course descriptions for specific requirements.