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Occupation: Occupational Health and Safety Advisor

Occupational health and safety advisors facilitate the development, implementation and maintenance of workplace safety programs. Entry-level training can be obtained through completion of a college diploma.  In the oil & gas industry, completion of a post-graduate college program is preferred.

Program: Occupational Health and Safety

Institution: Academy Canada (Corner Brook and St. John’s Campuses) 
Duration: 82 weeks

Institution: Keyin College
(Carbonear, Grand Falls-Windsor, Marystown and St. John’s campuses)
Duration: 72 weeks

Entrance Requirements:

High school graduation

Program Description:

Students in the occupational health and safety diploma program learn about safety prevention, legislation and safety management.  Graduates of this program can apply for advanced standing towards Cape Breton University’s Bachelor of Health Sciences (Public Health) degree program.


The designation of Canadian Registered Safety Professional is an asset for workers in occupational health and safety.