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Duration

1 year

Tuition

$2,385

 

Apr 6-Mar 25

Commitment

Part-Time

Delivery

Online

Credential

Certificate

Year Founded

1974

Scholarships

no

Leading organizations work hard to provide their employees with safe, healthy workplaces. They know that anything less could reflect poorly on them and risk penalties for non-adherence to regulations. This certificate program will equip you with the knowledge and skills to develop, implement and manage strong health and safety systems. Whether you work in human resources or aspire to, or have joined a health and safety committee or task force, you’ll learn how to ensure your workplace meets all the required health and safety requirements in a tight regulatory framework. You’ll discover what companies can do to prevent costly accidents that impair productivity and engage more employees in proactive health and safety measures.

What You’ll Learn

  • Deepen your knowledge of occupational health and safety practices and processes in Canada, especially Ontario
  • Get to know the managerial issues surrounding occupational health and safety
  • Understand the costs and causes of workplace accidents
  • Become familiar with accident prevention strategies and systems
  • Apply advanced occupational health and safety principles to management issues

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Student Reviews (13)

University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies

Career change with no IT background

John G.

Toronto • January 20, 2021

Graduated From

Cyber Security Bootcamp

Overall:

5 out of 5

Instructors:

5 stars

Curriculum:

4 stars

Job Assistance:

4 stars
I started this program with no IT background and desperate for a career change! Six months after graduating I secured work on a 5-person IT team at headquarters for a commercial real estate company. My learning continues eveeryday on the job! The best ...

I started this program with no IT background and desperate for a career change! Six months after graduating I secured work on a 5-person IT team at headquarters for a commercial real estate company. My learning continues eveeryday on the job! The best part of my learning experience at UoftSCS was having access to great instructors and the Learner Success Manager, who helped me find my way through the job market. The program was good and covered 8 major Cybersecurity domains, including Incident response and Governance regulation compliance which I actually use on the job. I wish there had been more about cloud computing but I think that's coming for future students. I also know waaaay more now about the industry and what job prospects are like today.
University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies

Extremely useful course!

Anonymous

Toronto • June 8, 2020

Graduated From

Pass the PMP® Certification Exam

Overall:

4 out of 5

Instructors:

4 stars

Curriculum:

4 stars

Job Assistance:

na

Lectures are very focused on providing the content that will help pass the PMP certification. Great tips and short cuts which will be extremely helpful when writing the PMP exam. The focus of the course is always front and center. Every class focused o...

Lectures are very focused on providing the content that will help pass the PMP certification. Great tips and short cuts which will be extremely helpful when writing the PMP exam. The focus of the course is always front and center. Every class focused on the PMP exam and what to consider when writing it. Very helpful.

FAQ

  • Do I have to be a University of Toronto student or alumnus to apply for courses at the School of Continuing Studies?

    No. All adults are welcome to apply for courses at the School regardless of prior academic background.

  • Can I apply the courses I take at the School of Continuing Studies for credit towards a degree program at the University of Toronto?

    No. Courses taken at the School of Continuing Studies do not carry University of Toronto degree credit.

  • Will I gain admission to the University of Toronto if I take courses at the School of Continuing Studies?

    No. Acceptance into the University of Toronto cannot be attained by completing courses at the School of Continuing Studies. You must apply for admission to degree programs, either through the Office of Admissions and Awards or through the School of Graduate Studies.

  • Do I have to register in a certificate before taking courses?

    You do not have to register in a certificate before enrolling in courses that are requirements in the certificate program. When you have satisfied all certificate requirements in the prescribed time limit, you simply fill out the Certificate Request Form, send it to the School by email, fax or mail, and then wait for the certificate to be mailed to your preferred address. Although it is not necessary to register in a certificate before enrolling in courses, we do recommend that you notify us of your intention to pursue a certificate when you register for your first course. We will be able to track your progress and notify you of any updates or changes to the program.

  • Will the courses I take at the School of Continuing Studies affect my GPA at the University of Toronto?

    All courses taken through the School of Continuing Studies are non-degree, non-credit. Final grades achieved for the School’s courses will not affect your GPA for degree studies at the University of Toronto.

  • I have a degree from another country. Can your institution do an evaluation of my degree?

    Yes. The Comparative Education Service provides assessments of international academic qualifications and compares them to those offered in Canada, which helps employers to better understand our clients’ credentials. Please visit http://learn.utoronto.ca/ces.htm to print out an application and to review the document requirements.

  • Can I get a student visa if I study at the School of Continuing Studies?

    Our full-time English as a Second Language Program is the only course or program offered by the School that may entitle you to qualify for a student visa. Check with the nearest Canadian visa office to make sure you have enough time to get the proper documents, if required. View the Citizenship and Immigration Canada website for more information.

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