Occupational Health and Safety, Graduate Certificate | Online (optional) | Saskatchewan Polytechnic | Saskatoon, Canada
Graduate Certificate On Campus Online

Occupational Health and Safety

12 months
20000 CAD/year
12555 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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Explore the career possibilities of Saskatchewan Polytechnic's Occupational Health and Safety certificate program. Our graduates work in a wide variety of industries, advising employers on occupational health and safety issues.


About this Degree

Employers across the country, from natural resource companies to hospitals and schools, to manufacturers and office-based businesses, to retailers - all must conform to occupational health and safety legislation. As legislation and standards become multifaceted, demand for qualified Occupational Health and Safety professionals grows.

This Occupational Health and Safety program at Saskatchewan Polytechnic is a great fit if you're looking to enter the Occupational Health and Safety profession, are already working in occupational health and safety and want to expand your career opportunities, considering or preparing to write the Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) exam or Canadian Registered Safety Technician (CRST) exam or are looking to expand your knowledge.

The program provides knowledge relevant to all workplaces in:

  • auditing safety management
  • contractor safety management
  • disability management
  • emergency management
  • ergonomics
  • law and ethics
  • incident investigation
  • industrial hygiene
  • risk management
  • safety management systems

The program is offered on campus in Saskatoon (on campus courses are listed below in the Courses section), and online.

The Occupational Health and Safety certificate program consists of:

  • 14 theory-based courses
  • 5 "Train the Trainer" electives (students are required to complete one of five)
  • an 80-hour two-week practicum

The practicum provides a hands-on look at the day-to-day operations of a workplace, its safety management system and the role of Occupational Health and Safety professionals.

Programme Structure


  • Incident Investigation
  • Professional Education and Career Planning
  • Law and Ethics
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Risk Management
  • Safety Program Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


62 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Grade 12
  • English Language Requirement

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20000 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20000 CAD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    12555 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12555 CAD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Saskatoon

1279 - 1865 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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