Occupational Health Safety and Environment Diploma

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METI is excited to announce a new program to start in 2023 – Occupational Health Safety & Environment Program (Pending Approval by Nova Scotia Department of Advanced Education).

This is an update to our Environmental Health & Safety Technician program.

Occupational Health Safety & Environment graduates may find employment in a wide range of opportunities and workplaces. They are employed by all industry sectors, private companies, government, associations and are often entrepreneurs who own their own business. Occupational Health Safety & Environment Program (OHSE) offers students a broad base of training preparing students for employment with theory as well as the practical skills in occupational safety leadership, communications, business and workplace training.


This 910 hour program is designed to meet the education requirements of the CRSP® Certification Eligibility for certification as a Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP®) by the Board of Canadian Registered Safety Professionals (BCRSP) by closely following the nine domains outlined in the CRSP® certification exam outline.

Occupational Health Safety & Environment Program (OHSE) program is aimed at all students whether you are a recent high school graduate, continuing education or someone looking for a career change.

Graduates leave this program with an Occupational Health Safety & Environment Program Diploma and a variety of safety training certifications within the following areas of study:

  • Legislation & Ethics
  • Risk Management
  • Applied Safety Fundamentals
  • Fall Prevention & Protection
  • Hoisting & Rigging Fundamentals
  • Mobile Equipment
  • Health & Wellness
  • Occupational Hygiene
  • Applied Respiratory Protection
  • Confined Space Entry and Rescue
  • Applied Environmental Fundamentals
  • Occupational Ergonomics
  • Emergency Preparedness & Fire Safety
  • Computer Applications
  • Leadership Skills
  • Management Systems (CSA Z 1000)
  • Management Systems Audit

Occupational Health Safety & Environment professionals identify hazards and  evaluate risks to help prevent or reduce the risk of harm to employees, property, the environment and the public.

They support a safe working environment by maintaining OHS administrative processes, conducting training and using processes and common practice solutions to OHS hazards.

OHSE work in a variety of settings, such as offices, industrial or manufacturing sector, construction and many other areas.

METI’s OHSE Training program responds to the demands of employees in the area of health and safety.
Students  graduate knowing how to interpret and reference OHS Legislation, develop OHS Programs, conduct audits and inspections of existing OHS and Environmental Programs, and design and deliver effective OHS training programs to staff for their employers.

Whether you are upgrading your current skills or beginning a new path, METI will help you get your career started.

Why Choose METI?

Our programs are recognized and trusted by employers.

They know that you’ll be ready for the job when you leave our campus!

Our team cares about your success.

We understand that not everybody learns the same way. All of our instructors have industry experience and will work with you to make sure you’re prepared for your career.

You’ll become part of the METI family.

Your future is important to us. Upon completing your program, we’re always available to help you connect with industry and provide resume support and advice.

What to Expect

  • Instruction from industry-experienced and certified instructors
  • Training in a variety of safety-sensitive work practices
  • Skills that are in high demand
  • Skills that can be applied in a variety of industries
  • Supervisory level training and certification
  • Training in a modern facility
  • Training in the usage of a variety of equipment

Did you know? METI’s instructors Harold, Blaine, Keith & Rob are graduates of our Environmental Health & Safety Technician(EHST) Diploma?

All obtained field experience and are now part of the team at METI. Maritime Environmental Training Institute is proud that a large part of our team are METI graduates.

I received confirmation from the university today regarding transfer credits. Again, fantastic news based on METI quality courses.

METI has been the best training I have taken to date and since has helped me toward achieving my goals. E.g. CRSP designation (2014) and will complete

my Degree in OHS over the next 6 months due to the quality of training METI provided and transfer credits allotted based on the high standards.”

Application and Financing Information

Application Information will be made available for the expected Spring intake. A link will be on this webpage for applications.

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Thanks METI good course.
Paul Kennedy – Dec 2018

Next Start Date: Coming Soon

End Date: TBA

Duration: 26 Weeks (910 Hours)

Total Cost: TBA

Please contact us at
(902)-539-9766, send us an email
training@metiatlantic.com or drop by our office at 301 Alexandra St, Sydney NS
for more information.

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