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Build a safer world with an Advanced Safety Management certificate

Organizations need more occupational health and safety leaders. And we want to help you become one of those leaders. The Chang School Certificate in Advanced Safety Management will give you the skills and education you need to take on mid-management positions and thrive.

This health and safety program offers more in-depth knowledge that can help you thrive in your career. Our occupational health and safety online courses cover areas like accident theory, ergonomics, safety evaluation techniques, safety control methods, and fire and radiation safety. You can also train to become a more well-rounded professional with courses in subjects like disability issues and conflict resolution in community services.

There are many opportunities in this booming sector. Every workplace in Ontario with more than five employees is legally required to plan and put into practice an OHS policy, and almost all industries need trained OHS professionals. Expand your health and safety knowledge of health and enjoy exploring mid-career roles with more responsibilities or being a team lead.

Courses can all be completed online, in any order, so you can learn at your own pace. Plus, if you complete this occupational health program after the Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety, and then continue on to the Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety Leadership, you’ll meet the educational requirements to write the Board of Canadian Registered Safety Professionals (BCRSP) exam to become a Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP).

Excited to build your health and safety management knowledge and head to the top of your field? Start this certificate with us today.

Want to learn more about other occupational health and safety programs at The Chang School? Check out our Occupational Health and Safety certificate series.


Who should take this Advanced Safety Management certificate?

  • You’re a graduate of our Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety or equivalent and want to build on your knowledge base
  • You’re an early-career occupational health and safety practitioner and are looking to move up in your career
  • You want to take on a team-lead role within the OHS department of your organization

What will you learn while taking the Advanced Safety Management certificate?

You’ll learn how to:

  • Apply accident theory and analysis
  • Advise on ergonomic issues
  • Implement safety evaluations and control techniques
  • Execute OHS practices in a variety of workplace contexts, including construction, health care facilities, retail outlets, offices, utilities, forestry, and mining
  • Manage fire and radiation safety

Career Options

This certificate can prepare you for jobs like:

  • Health and safety officer
  • OHS manager
  • OHS department team lead
  • Safety supervisor
  • Senior health and safety advisor

Certificate Requirements

  • 6 required courses
  • 2 electives
  • Cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 1.67+

Admission Criteria



  • Mature student status and at least three years of professional experience in occupational health and safety.

If you wish to apply to register for the Certificate in Advanced Safety Management, contact the Program Coordinator, Rose Reid at

If you’re an undergraduate student, you should be aware of possible certificate restrictions. For complete details, check Curriculum Advising.


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