The Advance Safety and Health certificate is design for individuals looking enter the field of occupational safety and health and for whom a professional certificate contributes to career advancement and professional recognition. The program focuses on employee’s rights, employer’s responsibility and hazard recognition with regards to occupational safety and health. Because the field of safety is different at every jobsite the Advance Safety and Health certificate allows for flexibility in both the required and elective courses. Depending on whether a certificate participant is seeking a career in Construction or General Industry Safety, students are required to choose from either track. These courses extensively review both federal and state occupational safety and health standards a safety professional need to be familiar within the performance of their duties.
Students who successfully complete the Certificate program will be able to:
To earn the Advanced Safety & Health Certificate, participants must complete total of seven courses: four required and three electives.
To earn the Advanced Safety & Health Certificate, the individual will have to successfully complete seven required courses. At least four of the courses, including the final two, must be completed through the CSUDH OTI Education Center. All courses must be completed within a 5 year period. Courses taken through other official OSHA Training Institute Education Centers can be used to fulfill up to three courses required for the Advanced Safety & Health certificate.
Individuals looking to enter the field of safety including supervisors, company owners, top and middle management, loss control representatives, human resources, risk management personnel, general managers in all industries.
Courses are offered for continuing Education Units (CEUs). Nationally recognized standards govern attendance requirements to earn CEU credits. A permanent record is established and students may request CSU Dominguez Hills’ transcript either online or by calling the University Records office. Students not pursuing the certificate of completion may take individual courses.
Class Time: 224 Hours
Other Time, including lab: All Courses have lab components that may require the use of personal protective equipment.
Day or Night Classes: Day and weekend classes
Program Prerequisites: At least high school-level math, reading, language and writing skills. Some experience in the industry in which you intend to apply this training
Equipment Used in Program: Personal Protective Equipment
Target Occupations: Occupational Health and Safety Specialists, Safety Professional, Safety Manager, Safety Engineer, risk assessment, supervisors of all industries.
Target Sector: All Industries
Program Fees: $5,175
Have questions about the program? Call 310-243-2425 (M–F) or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Out of work and need training? This program is approved for funding through the Workforce Investment and Opportunity Act. Contact the Workforce Investment Board for more information.