Occupational Health, Safety and Wellness

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To effectively participate in this program, students must have reliable Internet access and a device that meets these requirements.

This program uses eTexts.

Program description - May 2023

In our increasingly complex work environment, organizations are realizing the health and safety of employees is paramount and the services of competent health and safety professionals are highly valued. The Occupational Health, Safety and Wellness (OHSW) graduate program 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., 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.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. For more information, please visit our Continuing Education Occupational Health, Safety and Wellness program.

Program details

Code: 1395
Delivery: Full-time
Length: 1 Year
Start: May 2023
Campus: Online
Credential: Ontario College Graduate Certificate

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Tuition & fees

Tuition and fee details for the 2022-2023 year are listed below. Books and supplies are additional. Tuition and fee details for terms starting September 2023 and later will be available Spring 2023.

1 Term

Canadian

International

Tuition
$2726.00
$7467.50
Ancillary Fees
$1005.60
$1555.50
Total Fees
$3731.60
$9023.00

Canadian fee details

Description Spring 2023
Program Tuition Fee (ACR) $2726.00
Administration Fee $25.00
CSI Health Plan Fee $99.00
CSI Advocacy Fee $8.00
CSI Association Fee 2 $37.50
CSI Legal Protection $20.10
eText Fee $491.00
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $25.00
Student Services $86.00
Technology Enhancement Fee $125.00
CSI Event Fee and Campus Life 2 (optional) $10.00
CSI - Student Frosh Kit Fee (optional) $70.00
CSI Student Clubs and Societies (optional) $4.00
Sustainability Fee (optional) $5.00
Term Total $3731.60

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International fee details

Description Spring 2023
Grad. Cert. Program Tuition $7467.50
Administration Fee $25.00
CSI Health Plan Fee $99.00
CSI Advocacy Fee $8.00
CSI Association Fee 2 $37.50
CSI International Health Fee $174.90
CSI Legal Protection $20.10
eText Fee $491.00
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $25.00
ISR $375.00
Student Services $86.00
Technology Enhancement Fee $125.00
CSI Event Fee and Campus Life 2 (optional) $10.00
CSI - Student Frosh Kit Fee (optional) $70.00
CSI Student Clubs and Societies (optional) $4.00
Sustainability Fee (optional) $5.00
Term Total $9023.00

Returning student tuition & fees

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Program device requirements

Program device & software requirements

This program requires you to have a device that meets certain specifications. For most students, this cost is in addition to the tuition & fees listed above.

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Financial assistance

The Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) is a needs-based program designed to help Ontario students cover the cost of post-secondary education. Funded by the federal and provincial governments, OSAP is intended to promote equality of opportunity for post-secondary studies through direct financial assistance for educational costs and living expenses. These interest-free loans are intended to supplement your financial resources and those of your family. The majority of students apply for loan assistance via the OSAP website. Students can also print the application booklet through the OSAP website. For more information, please visit OSAP & aid.

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