Professional Development Program:

Health and Safety Management Certificate


Entrance Requirements: Post-Secondary degree or diploma and OR relevant experience

Organizational culture consists of values, beliefs and attitudes, that are demonstrated in the workplace on a daily basis and affect the mental and physical well-being of employees. Strong leaders recognize that solid health and safety performance drives business results. They promote a culture of safety in their organizations, and integrate prevention measures into business strategies, processes and performance measures.

This online certificate utilizes case studies, directed reading, self-directed research, application to real life situations and self-reflection.

The Health and Safety Management certificate is broken down into 5 modules:

  1. Accident Prevention, Loss Control, Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems
  2. Occupational Health and Safety Risk and Decision Making
  3. Health and Safety Ethics and Professional Practice
  4. Leadership and the Occupational Health and Safety Professional
  5. Workplace Health and Wellbeing

This certificate is delivered fully online so that you can complete assignments when it’s most convenient for you, all while receiving support from a dedicated instructor and interacting with classmates.

Who Should Take This Course?

This course is designed for those working in occupational health and safety or related fields looking to enhance and refine their skills. Individuals with strong health and safety backgrounds, mid-level and senior management, human resources professionals and health and safety professionals looking to improve upon leadership and management skills, or those wishing to learn how to promote a culture of safety and wellness within their organization.

It will benefit mid-level and senior management, human resources professionals and health and safety professionals.

Instructor Supported Format

This certificate program offers convenient online delivery to best accommodate busy schedules.

(Extended Course) – 10 to 20 weeks
Instructor supported courses come with the support of a dedicated Instructor but do not follow a set class schedule. Students work at their own pace to complete the course within a six month time period. The Instructor has pre-recorded lectures that are available for students to review. The Instructor Supported option offers students continued support from a dedicated instructor with the flexibility to complete the certificate over a longer period of time. Students can enter into an Instructor Supported program at the beginning of each week.