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Occupational Health & Safety Technology

This program will provide you with the essential skills and knowledge needed to promote and maintain the health and safety of employees in an organization. You will learn the roles and responsibilities of an occupational health and safety practitioner, including risk management, hazard recognition control and prevention, and safety management systems in the workplace. You will learn about occupational health and safety legislation and organizations, and learn how to apply best practices.

Program Facts

Start Date: September
Length: 1 year
Location: West Prince Campus and Summerside Waterfront Campus
Credential Issued: Certificate, OH&S Technician

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Admission Requirements

  • Grade 12 diploma or equivalent, with credits at or above the general level
  • Resumé, including work and volunteer experience with applicable dates, membership in groups, associations or athletics, awards and distinctions, and any other information about yourself relevant to the program

Note: Basic computer skills are also strongly recommended

Graduate Opportunities

Graduates from this program may find employment with:

  • Graduates will be prepared for career opportunities as entry-level practitioners in Occupational Health and Safety in a variety of industries and organizations.

The National Occupational Classification (NOC) is the nationally accepted reference on occupations in Canada. It organizes over 40,000 job titles into 500 occupational group descriptions. It is used daily by thousands of people to compile, analyze and communicate information about occupations, and to understand the jobs found throughout Canada’s labour market.This program provides skills training that falls within the duties described in the following: NOC 2251.


Open Academic Studies program

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Credit Courses

Interested in taking a credit course but don’t want to register for an entire program? Credit courses provide credit toward a diploma or certificate program. Holland College has a variety of options for studying part time during the day, or, in some instances, in the evening or on the weekend.

Tuition & Fees

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If you have any questions concerning the Occupational Health & Safety Technology program, contact:
Paula Foley,
509 Church St.
P.O. Box 130
Alberton, PE
C0B 1B0
902 853 6040

Degree Pathways

Many Holland College programs have degree pathways. For more information, see our Degree Pathways section.

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