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Diploma of Workplace Safety and Prevention (WSP)
Diploma of Workplace Safety and Prevention (WSP)

Diploma of Workplace Safety and Prevention (WSP)

  • ID:SC010129
  • Level:2-Year Undergraduate Diploma
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, or a mature applicant

  • English: Grade 12 C or U, or equivalent course

  • Chemistry: Grade 12 C or Grade 11 U, or Biology Grade 11 C or U, or equivalent course

English Requirements

  • CAEL CE and CAEL online, Minimum 60

  • Cambridge English Exams (B2 First/FCE, C1 Advanced/CAE or C2 Proficiency/CPE), Minimum 169 with no skill below 162

  • Duolingo, Minimum score 105 to 110

  • IELTS Academic, Minimum 6.0 with no skill below 5.5

  • PTE Academic, Minimum score 58

  • TOEFL iBT (including MyBest TOEFL and Home Edition), Minimum 80 with no skill below 20

  • TOEFL Revised Paper Delivered, No skill below 20

Course Information

This two-year diploma program is the first of its kind in the GTA. It is uniquely designed to meet the growing need for enhanced workplace health and safety in every industry. You will develop strong foundational knowledge in health and safety to identify, manage and assess risks in various workplace settings. This program will also focus on the policies and procedures in the care and prevention practice. You will apply concepts and theories with practical experience in field placements and graduate with the skills needed to identify and report on safety and health conditions in the workplace.


Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • Develop and implement health and safety policies

  • Develop and facilitate health and safety training

  • Conduct accident investigations and emergency response plans

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Semester 1

  • CHM170, Introduction to Chemistry

  • COM101 or COM111, Communicating Across Contexts or Communicating Across Contexts (Enriched)

  • COM470, Interpersonal Communication

  • HRA848, Training Techniques and Practices

  • OHS106, Occupational Health and Safety

  • plus: General Education Course

  • plus: General Education Course

Semester 2

  • BIO210, Human Anatomy and Physiology

  • HRA855, The Legal Environment

  • MGS521, Business Ethics and Values

  • OHS203, OHS Management Systems

  • OHS304, Health and Wellness

  • plus: General Education Course

Semester 3

  • OHS201, Ergonomics

  • OHS202, Risk Management

  • OHS204, Accident Prevention and Invest

  • OHS205, Disability Management

  • OHS501, Field Placement

Semester 4

  • HRA742, Organizational Behaviour

  • OHS300, Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology

  • OHS301, Emergency Planning and Management

  • OHS305, Operational Safety

  • OHS306, Introduction to Process Safety

  • OHS400, Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology Lab

  • OHS401, Environmental Management

  • Note: The following course will not fulfil a General Education requirement: COM470.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

As a graduate of this program, you may pursue future career options, such as:

  • Safety inspector

  • Auditor

  • Risk management

  • Emergency management

  • Environmental management

  • Human resources management

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Health Insurance $807.49CAD

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