Course code: #1395
|Term start & deadline||Deadline|
In our increasingly complex work environment, organizations are realizing the health and safety of employees are paramount, and the services of competent health and safety professionals are highly valued.
The Occupational Health, Safety and Wellness (OHSW) graduate program at Conestoga College provides a focused body of knowledge and skills required to monitor and assess the safety of people at work and related workplace hazards.
In addition, to the fundamentals, students will explore the management skills required to lead the development, implementation and evaluation of workplace safety, health and wellness programs across all sectors.
Students will learn about existing health, safety and wellness trends, analyze best practices, and utilize that learning to develop programs that address health, safety and wellness concerns within the workplace.
The OHSW post-grad certificate program prepares graduates to pursue the Canadian Registered Safety Technician (CRST) certification offered by the Board of Canadian Registered Safety Professionals (BCRSP).
The program meets the education requirements for the CRST certification (i.e., a one-year certificate program in occupational health and safety).
The program exceeds the CRST competencies by including courses in organizational effectiveness, project management, disability management and consulting skills.
Are you interested in taking this program on a part-time basis? It's possible to complete this program while still working full time and fulfilling your other commitments.
|Cost of living||1 person||$7,224|
|Accommodation||1 bed room||$7,200|
Conestoga offers a language program for students whose English language skills are below the standard required for admission but have met all other admission criteria.
You will be eligible for admission to the degree program after completing level 4 of the General Arts and Science - English Language Studies (ELS) program with an overall grade average of 80% and no grade less than 75%.
Your placement in the ELS program is determined by scores on an in-house English language test or TOEFL or IELTS.
For more details, visit this page.
|Conestoga English Level||IELTS Academic|
|TOEFL iBT||Pearson Test of English|
No band less than 2
No band less than 4.5
No band less than 5
|Direct entry to most diploma & certificate programs*|
No band less than 5.5
|Direct entry to graduate certificate and degree programs**|
No band less than 6
A two - or three-year diploma or a degree from an accredited college or university.
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