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Here you will find information on certification and courses for your field.

Courses

BC Construction Safety Alliance

The BC Construction Safety Alliance is a COR certifying partner Agency in WorkSafeBC's certificate of recognition (COR) program. They offer the following programs:

  • Certificate of Recognition
  • Construction Safety Training System
  • Traffic Control Person
  • The Technical High Angle Rope Rescue Program (THARRP)

School of Health Sciences (BCIT)

BCIT's School of Health Sciences offers a variety of Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S) training options. Options include a part-time and full-time certificate program, diploma program and specialty programs.

See the WorkSafe Magazine article: Flexible Training Options for the Construction Industry for more information about construction specific courses.

BCIT School of Construction and the Environment

"The School of Construction and the Environment offers certificates, diplomas, and bachelor's and master's degrees that lead to careers as skilled tradespersons, technicians, technologists, professional engineers, and managers. The focus on applied education and hands-on training, as well as industry partnerships, results in programs that are relevant, current, and that produce graduates who are truly job-ready."

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS)

CCOHS is offering an e-Learning course Personal Protective Equipment: The Basics. The course provides a practical introduction to the most common types of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) used to protect against common workplace hazards, such as chemicals, noise and mechanical injury. The basics of PPE are covered, including practical tips for safe use, PPE programs, limitations and legal responsibilities. The target audience for the course includes: workers, managers, and supervisors working in an industrial setting, on construction or demolition sites, and in the forestry and mining industries, as well as Health and safety committee members in these sectors.

Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, University of Washington

"offers graduate and undergraduate degrees in environmental health, industrial hygiene and safety, occupational and environmental medicine, environmental and occupational health, and toxicology. We also offer continuing education to environmental and occupational health professionals."

Certification

Crane Operator Certification

Visit our Crane operator page for more information on the Crane Operator Certification process.