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Course Description

Our 36-hour Construction Safety course reviews legislation and regulations that promote and uphold standards of workplace safety in the Construction industry. You’ll learn about the costs of poor safety, common safety problems, hazards in construction work and the regulations and requirements designed to protect worker safety. This course also reviews the purpose and principles of an Occupational, Health and Safety program and key elements of a successful workplace inspection. 

All course materials are included and accessible in the Brightspace (D2L) learning platform from your personal computer.

Note: Registration for this course closes two days before the course start date.

Learner Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, you’ll be able to:

  • explain how the Workers' Compensation Act is used to establish and uphold standards of safety in the workplace
  • explain how the Occupational Health and Safety Act regulations promote safety in the workplace 
  • explain how WHMIS promotes the safe use of hazardous materials
  • outline the controls that are in place to promote and support environmental protection and construction worker safety 
  • apply the principles of an effective OHS program
  • summarize the procedures for the physical inspection of a worksite. 

You’ll demonstrate your skill and knowledge acquisition through unit tests and assignments. This online course is structured and guided. All coursework must be completed as per the course schedule and no later than the course end date.

To request a course outline, contact ConEdAdvising@sait.ca

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Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Construction Safety
Type
Internet Paced - Online Asynchronous
Dates
Mar 18, 2024 to May 26, 2024
Contact Hours
36.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $699.00
Potential Discount(s)
Drop Request Deadline
Jul 14, 2023 to Apr 04, 2024
Transfer Request Deadline
Jul 14, 2023 to Apr 04, 2024
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Apr 05, 2024 to May 05, 2024
Required Software
There is no software required for this course. Note minimum technical requirements below to use the Brightspace (D2L) online learning platform.
Reading List / Textbook
All required course materials are included in tuition fees.
Section Notes

Course Start:

Follow the instructions to log in to Brightspace(D2L) on the course start date from your computer.

Extensions:

This course offers the option to purchase one, non-refundable course extension which gives you additional time to complete the course equal to half the original course duration. Contact the Continuing Education Advising team at 1.888.284.7051 a minimum of seven days before the course’s original end date. Payment by Visa or Mastercard is required at the time of the request. 

If you have any questions, contact ConEdAdvising@sait.ca

Section Title
Construction Safety
Type
Internet Paced - Online Asynchronous
Dates
Jul 08, 2024 to Sep 15, 2024
Contact Hours
36.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $699.00
Drop Request Deadline
Dec 08, 2023 to Jul 25, 2024
Transfer Request Deadline
Dec 08, 2023 to Jul 25, 2024
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Jul 26, 2024 to Aug 25, 2024
Required Software
There is no software required for this course. Note minimum technical requirements below to use the Brightspace (D2L) online learning platform.
Reading List / Textbook
All required course materials are included in tuition fees.
Section Notes

Course Start:

Follow the instructions to log in to Brightspace(D2L) on the course start date from your computer.

Extensions:

This course offers the option to purchase one, non-refundable course extension which gives you additional time to complete the course equal to half the original course duration. Contact the Continuing Education Advising team at 1.888.284.7051 a minimum of seven days before the course’s original end date. Payment by Visa or Mastercard is required at the time of the request. 

If you have any questions, contact ConEdAdvising@sait.ca

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