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OSHA Certificate Programs

The UC San Diego Extension, Occupational Health and Safety Department, offers four Certificate Programs:

Professional Safety and Health Officer Certificate (UC San Diego Extension)

  • Designed for existing safety professionals with at least 5 years experience in the field
  • Curriculum includes not only safety regulations and standards, but also leadership and training of others
  • Areas of emphasis include Cal/OSHA, Construction, and General Industry

Comprised of both Department of Labor and UC San Diego Extension courses, this certificate program consists of at least 11 courses and can be completed in as few as three to six months. Learn more at osha.ucsd.edu/PSHO.

 

Safety and Health Specialist Certificate (UC San Diego Extension)

  • Created for those students interested in a baseline set of skills within safety
  • Coursework includes overviews of OSHA policies, procedures, and standards
  • Additional topics include safety and health management, fire and life safety and workers compensation

The SHS certificate includes both Department of Labor and UC San Diego Extension courses. The program consists of 7 required courses and can be completed in as few as three to six months. Learn more at osha.ucsd.edu/SHS.

 

Professional Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (UC San Diego Extension)

Please note, this certificate will no longer be available for enrollment as of Sept 9. To enroll in this certificate, you must 1) apply, 2) be accepted and 3) pay the certificate fee before September 9.

  • Specializations available for Construction and/or General Industry
  • The program requires a minimum of 8 courses to complete

This UC San Diego Extension Professional Certificate provides both experienced and newer safety professionals important workplace knowledge and practical experience regarding safety and safety standards.

The Professional Certificate offers concentrated study in areas directly applicable to many jobs and can add breadth and depth to existing knowledge and skills. You can elect a single certificate in Construction (24 total units, 4 of which are electives) or General Industry (24 total units, 3 of which are electives), or a dual certificate in both areas (35 total units).

Certificate courses include OSHA Standards, Outreach Trainer, Industrial Hygiene and other industry classes.

 

Department of Labor Public Sector Safety and Health Fundamentals Certificate Program

  • This program supports OSHA's mission by training public sector employees in occupational safety and health to reduce incident rates for workers in state and local governments
  • The program is additionally highly applicable to private industry workers as well
  • Certificates are available for Construction and General Industry

This certificate program supports OSHA's mission by training public sector employees in occupational safety and health to reduce incident rates for workers in state and local governments (the certificate program is additionally highly applicable to private industry workers as well).

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