Occupational Health, Safety and Wellness

CODE: 1395

Develop the skills you need to help an organization create and maintain a happy, healthy workforce. Learn how to protect and promote individual health, safety and wellness as well as organizational success and growth. Analyze best practices, discern compliance requirements, and identify emerging trends. Become a vital resource by gaining the skills you need to develop, implement, and evaluate occupational health, safety and wellness initiatives that address concerns within the workplace.

Start Date: January 8, 2024

Length: 1 Year

Credential: Ontario College Graduate Certificate


Graduates are prepared for entry-level to mid-management positions in occupational health, safety, wellness, and health promotion in community organizations, private practices, learning institutions, government departments, and consulting firms. Career opportunities may include program specialist, wellness coordinator, health and safety coordinator, health promotion consultant and roles involving wellness program management. 

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What's in it for me?

Become a vital resource for a company by providing a safe and healthy working environment to its workers.   

The program is designed to provide students with a solid foundation in how occupational health, safety and wellness initiatives can be developed, implemented and evaluated in businesses and organizations across all sectors of the economy 

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. 

With small class sizes, dedicated instructors, leading-edge course design, and the flexibility to study any time or place, Conestoga Online makes continuing your education and advancing your career possible. 

Pathway Opportunities

The Occupational Health, Safety and Wellness (OHSW) graduate certificate program meets the education requirements for the Canadian Registered Safety Technician (CRST) certification offered by the Board of Canadian Registered Safety Professionals (BCRSP). The program exceeds the CRST competencies by including courses in organizational effectiveness, project management, disability management and consulting skills. 

Additional Info

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