U of A Occupational Health & Safety
Who should take this program?
Red Deer College is pleased to offer the Occupational Health and Safety Certificate Program in collaboration with the University of Alberta. Concern for health and safety in the workplace is increasing among workers and employers across all industries and society in general. 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 health and safety programs and systems in a wide variety of occupational settings.
What’s in it for YOU?
Acting as an advocate for workers in a managerial role, you will play a major part in the development and application of:
- Accident investigations
- Risk assessments
- Loss prevention
- Safety training programs for workers
In addition, this program helps prepare you for registration as a Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) as granted by the Board of Canadian Registered Safety Professionals (BCRSP).
What you need to know:
To earn this U of A certificate, you must successfully complete 6 core courses, 2 elective courses, and 35 hours of enrichment courses. Complete the entire program at RDC over 2 - 3 years or transfer your courses and complete your certificate at the U of A at any time. All courses are available for students to take as stand-alone courses. Take one course, or work on the entire certificate at your own pace!
Please note: This program is regulated by the U of A and therefore prior learning assessments are determined by the U of A. For more detailed information, please visit U of A's O H & S website.
|Required Core Courses (39 hours each)||Enrichment Courses (35 hours total required)|
Elective Courses (Choose two - 39 hours each)
Please note: Courses are offered on a rotating basis. Not all courses are offered every year.
RDC School of Continuing Education would like to thank the following companies for providing equipment to the Occupational Health and Safety Certificate: