Nova Scotia Community College

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Occupational Health & Safety

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Program Information

School:Nova Scotia Community College
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician
Description:The Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) program can help you turn a real concern for safety into a rewarding career. Opportunities in this field are growing. If you enjoy practical hands-on problem solving, like working with and educating people or see yourself managing, collecting and interpreting data to identify trends and issues in the workplace and believe in promoting legislation, standards and best practices in OH&S, you are well-suited to a career in occupational health and safety.

Throughout the program you focus on what people do, analyze why they do it and then apply a research-supported intervention strategy to improve working environment conditions. As a graduate, you're well prepared to contribute to and lead the development and maintenance of a healthy and safe workplace.
URL:Occupational Health & Safety at Nova Scotia Community College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,936
Careers:Health Inspectors

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Post-secondary diploma or degree or High School Graduation Diploma, plus three years work experience after high school graduation in a related field such as industry, trades, health or human resources.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on August 13, 2018