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
- 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.
- Incident Investigation
- Professional Education and Career Planning
- Law and Ethics
- Organizational Behaviour
- Risk Management
- Safety Program Management
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Grade 12
- English Language Requirement
International20000 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 20000 CAD per year during 12 months.
National12555 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 12555 CAD per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Saskatoon
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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