Holland College | Occupational Health and Safety Technology - Distance Learning

Occupational Health and Safety Technology Distance Learning

Start Date: September and January
Length: 1 Year
Location: Distance Learning
Credential: Certificate, OH&S Technician
  • 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 strongly recommended.

NOTE: If your first language is not English please review our English Language Requirements page.

Fees for the academic year 2020/2021. Please note: Tuition and Fees are listed in Canadian dollars.

First-year international students pay an additional $4,000 CAD student fee, second-year international students pay an additional $3,250 CAD student fee (2020/2021 only).
International Health Fee is an additional $750 per year.
International Student Fees are due on the first day of class.

Tuition and Other Fees 1st Year
Tuition $ 7,052
Student Union $ 168
Health Insurance Fee $ 420
Grad Fee $ 100
First Aid/WHIMIS Food Safety $ 100
Total $ 7,840
1stinstallment due first day of class $ 3,746
2ndinstallment due January 7th $ 4,094
Other Program Costs 1st Year
Books $ 1,000
Total $ 1,000

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.

Program Overview

The Occupational Health and Safety Technology - Distance Learning program will provide you with the essential skills and knowledge needed to promote and maintain the health and safety of employees in an organization. Through distance learning, 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 also learn about occupational health and safety legislation and organizations, and how to apply best practices.

Please note: This program is fully on-line (distance), with scheduled on-line class and office hours. Students are required to complete a six-week on the job training component as part of this program.

View a detailed list of courses for this program.


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