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Occupational Health and Safety Occupational Health and Safety Certificate

University of Alberta

University of Alberta

For prac­ti­tion­ers seek­ing an edu­ca­tion­al cre­den­tial (CRST) rec­og­nized by the Board of Cana­di­an Reg­is­tered Safe­ty Pro­fes­sion­als (BCR­SP), as well as those in oth­er diverse occu­pa­tion­al back­grounds aspir­ing to have an impact­ful career in work­place health and safe­ty, this is an oppor­tu­ni­ty to estab­lish one­self as a reg­is­tered pro­fes­sion­al in this field.

This cer­tifi­cate, one of the most advanced in Cana­da, is a cor­ner­stone for safe­ty in the province. Whether you are cur­rent­ly a prac­tic­ing occu­pa­tion­al health and safe­ty pro­fes­sion­als (our cer­tifi­cate is rec­og­nized by the Cana­di­an Reg­is­tered Safe­ty Tech­ni­cian [CRST]), or some­one who aspires for a career in health and safe­ty, this pro­gram has been designed to help prac­ti­tion­ers from many dif­fer­ent back­grounds devel­op com­pe­ten­cies nec­es­sary to cre­ate, imple­ment, and eval­u­ate health and safe­ty pro­grams in a wide vari­ety of occu­pa­tion­al settings.

Full information about this program and courses:


Office of the Registrar
201 Administration Building
Edmonton, Alberta, T6G2M7, Canada

  • Program Type Occupational
  • Credential Type Certificate
  • Length 1 - 3Year(s)

    6 core courses, 2 electives, and 35 hours of enrichment seminars

  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education Only
  • Distance Learning Available
Admission Requirements

A min­i­mum of a high school diplo­ma (or equiv­a­lent) and two years of work expe­ri­ence. Those who do not meet these require­ments may be admit­ted on a con­di­tion­al basis.

Distance Delivery Options

Fully online or in-class in downtown Edmonton, Calgary, and across Alberta

Transfer(s) Eligibility

Search Transfer Alberta for course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated September 15, 2021. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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