British Columbia Institute of Technology

Occupational Health and Safety

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Program Information

School:British Columbia Institute of Technology
Faculty:School of Health Sciences
Field of Study:Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician
Description:BCIT's Occupational Health and Safety Diploma program is the most comprehensive training of its kind in Canada. Students learn the skills they need to start a great career in health and safety, in any industry and workplace.

Our grads learn the operations of health and safety and the business side, including human resources, communication, decision-making, and leadership. This is what sets it apart from our Certificate program, which is geared to experienced individuals looking to move into health and safety roles within their existing industry.
URL:Occupational Health and Safety at British Columbia Institute of Technology
Length:2 Year(s)
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.
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Principles of Mathematics  or  Grade12 Precalculus 
  •  Grade11 Chemistry 
  •  Grade11 Physics 
English: two years of education in English in an English-speaking country with one of the following: English Studies 12 (67%) or English First Peoples 12 (67%) or Other acceptable BC and Yukon courses or 3.0 credits of post-secondary English, humanities or social sciences (67%) from a recognized institution

Chemistry 11 (50%)

Physics 11 (50%)

Math: one of the following: Pre-Calculus 12 (50%) or Foundations of Math 12 (60%) or Other acceptable BC and Yukon courses
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Applicants are required to attend an interview with the department. It is recommended that candidates be familiar with the use of personal computers.

* 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 23, 2021