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Occupational Health and Safety

Pursue or further your role in occupational health and safety.

Learn the skills to excel in the health and safety field.

Learn the roles and responsibilities of an occupational health and safety practitioner, including risk management, hazard recognition, control and prevention and safety management systems.

The program incorporates a multi-disciplinary approach to the development of a health and safety culture. You will build a fundamental understanding of occupational health and safety. You will actively take part in lectures and complete written assignments, individual and group projects and oral presentations. 

  • Program Type
    Full-time and part-time options
  • Credential
    Certificate
  • Annual Intake
    Fall
  • Location
    Notre Dame Campus
  • How to Enrol
    Application required
  • Application Type
    Regular admission
  • Program Length
    8 months
  • International Program
    Open to students from around the globe
  • Program Type
    Full-time and part-time options
  • Credential
    Certificate
  • Annual Intakes
    Year-round registration available
  • Locations
    Notre Dame Campus and Online
  • How to Enrol
    Quick registration
  • Program Length
    Variable

Experience a Polytechnic Education

Full-time Delivery: Something New Every Term

Prepare for a career as an occupational health and safety officer in various industries including construction, hospitality and health care.

Part-time Delivery: Flex Ed Benefits

Flexible education is at the core of RRC Polytech’s part-time programming. Take advantage of a wide variety of programs, courses, seminars and workshops that help you quickly get the skills you need, when and where you need them.

TERM 1

Explore theory in engaging classes before building experience through a practical component at a local facility.

ADVANCE, CHANGE OR START YOUR CAREER

Upskill and build on your existing experience or reskill and jump into a new career. Our part-time programming is full of accessible opportunities for every point in your learning journey.

LEARN ON YOUR SCHEDULE

Reaching your career goals has never been easier. Complete programs and courses to earn credentials on your schedule – whether that’s weekdays, evenings or even weekends.

TAKE CLASSES ONLINE OR IN PERSON

Tell us how you’d like to learn. Our part-time programs and courses are available online, in person at campuses across Manitoba or as a combination of both.

QUICKLY REGISTER FOR COURSES

Registering for a part-time program at RRC Polytech is as easy as adding courses to your shopping cart. Our academic advisors will happily help you find the perfect program.

Employment Potential

Prepare yourself for career success

Potential Grad CAREERS

  • Occupational health and safety practitioner

What to Expect in This Program

Get Prepared for the Future of Work

Excel with small class sizes, practical learning and experienced instructors, all focused on your success. With an employer-driven education, you won’t just be ready for a career – you’ll be prepared to stay in front of what’s ahead.

Get everything you need to reach your career goals.
Thanks to experienced instructors, you will develop practical, employer-sought skills.
Study remotely on a schedule that works for you.
Build excellent teamwork skills.
Develop key skills such as critical thinking and decision-making.
Work through real-world situations.

Graduate Success

Our graduates are skilled and ready thanks to several RRC Polytech benefits.

FIRST-TIME OR ADVANCED STUDENTS WELCOME

Instructors have the flexibility to help students who are completely new to the occupational health and safety field alongside those wishing to advance their existing skills.

KNOWLEDGEABLE INSTRUCTORS

Our passionate instructors are happy to share their industry expertise.

CONNECTIONS TO INDUSTRY

Our instructors have recent experience in the field, with strong connections to employers, ensuring your skills are up-to-date.

“While the course content was (and is) relevant to students getting a start on their professional journey, the all-stars of the program were the instructors.”

Torin Proulx, RRC Polytech Graduate

Who Should Enrol?

Turn your talents into academic success

As a student in the Occupational Health and Safety program, you are a detail-oriented, logical thinker. You also excel at organization and problem solving.

Students that excel in this program often share these interests, skills and personality traits.

PERSONALITY TRAITS

  • Ethical
  • Observer
  • Private
  • Results-oriented
  • Team-oriented

SKILLS

  • Communication
  • Conflict resolution
  • Integrity
  • Listening
  • Multitasking

INTERESTS

  • Health
  • Safety
  • Hygiene
  • Ethics
  • Communication

All the Information You Need

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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

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LOCATION, DATES AND FEES

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SCHOLARSHIPS

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OTHER INFORMATION

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DATES AND FEES

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LIST OF COURSES

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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Ensure signup goes smoothly and understand program requirements before registering. Review required documents and procedures to make sure you’re prepared to enter this program.

OTHER INFORMATION

Explore our Catalogue for more detailed information, including a program outline, course descriptions and everything you’ll need to plan and prepare for your future success.

Begin Your Journey

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Your future is within reach, and we’re here to help you achieve it. Experience industry-focused opportunities available at RRC Polytech and develop the knowledge and skills to grow, lead and excel in your future career.

Quickly gain the skills you need to stay ahead of evolving industries and reach potential employers. Register today and take advantage of a flexible, part-time education designed to boost your potential and help you achieve your career goals.

FINANCIAL AID

Support yourself while pursuing your RRC Polytech education. You may be eligible for loans, grants and bursaries to help tackle your financial needs.

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