Workplace Safety Certifications

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Downloadable Certificate(s) of Completion

From health care to construction, manufacturing to maintenance, workplace safety is required across many industries and is essential for both employers and employees.

Designed for working professionals needing recertification, or those looking for an advantage when applying for a job, many of our safety courses and certifications are offered in a flexible, engaging online environment.

Mohawk College offers online training and certification courses in workplace safety, including: Basic Electrical Safety, Slips, Trips, Falls, WHMIS 2015 and many more.

Mohawk also offers in-class Working at Heights Certification, Recertification, and C.P.R.'C'/AED – Basic Life Support Provider Level.

If you have any questions about these certifications, please email us!


Additional training can be obtained through the Occupational Health and Safety Management Certificate.

Continuing Education offers a selection of stand-alone courses each term that do not lead to a credential.

NOTE: This list is for the entire Fall 2021 term.

Click on the Check Availability button to determine if the course you’re interested in is currently open for registration. Visit the Available Courses page for a full list of courses open for registration.


Asbestos Awareness – SAFE10109

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Recognize the dangers of working with materials that may contain asbestos. Course must be completed by scheduled end date; run time is approximately 1 hour. You will receive information at your Mohawk College email address on how to access your course. Downloadable certificate of completion available upon successfully completing course.

Basic Electrical Safety – SAFE10110

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Understand the different types of electricity, such as low voltage, high voltage, and static electricity, to be more aware of electrical safety. This is for non-electricians. Course must be completed by scheduled end date; run time is approximately 1 hour. You will receive information at your Mohawk College email address on how to access your course. Downloadable certificate of completion available upon successfully completing course.

Basic Rigger & Signalman I-CAB – SAFE10119

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I-CAB Recognized/OHSA compliant. Covers rigging, determining load weight, center of gravity, basic hitches, lifting hardware, below-the-hook-devices, verbal communication, hand signals and more. Course must be completed by scheduled end date; run time is approximately 3 hours. You will receive information at your Mohawk email address on accessing your course. Downloadable certificate of completion available upon successfully completing course.

Confined Space Awareness for Entrants and Monitors – SAFE10113

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Provides an overview of confined spaces and explains how to safely manage confined space entries. This awareness course follows the CSA 1006-10 Management of Work in Confined Spaces standard. Course must be completed by scheduled end date; run time is approximately 2 hours. You will receive information at your Mohawk College email address on how to access your course. Downloadable certificate of completion available upon successfully completing course.

Electrical Safety Training Systems Electrical Workers (Canada) – SAFE10114

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Understand arc flash, shock and application of the CSA Z462 Workplace Electrical Safety Standard. Course must be completed by scheduled end date; run time is approximately 6 hours. You will receive information at your Mohawk College email address on how to access your course. Downloadable certificate of completion available upon successfully completing course.

Front End Loader - Operation and Safety I-CAB – SAFE10122

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CSA/OHS-Compliant/I-CAB Recognized. Satisfies Canada's requirements for the classroom portion of operator safety training. Introduces the equipment, maintenance and inspections, hazards, safe operation, and more. Course must be completed by scheduled end date; run time is approx. 2 hrs. You will receive information at your Mohawk email address on accessing the course. Downloadable certificate of completion available upon successfully completing course.

Hazard Identification – SAFE10100

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Identify safety hazards which may be a source of injury to workers and discuss the elimination of these hazards. 36 hours.

Industrial Ergonomics – SAFE10103

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Recognize ergonomic problems and their potential adverse effects, as well as pragmatic solutions which can be used to address these problems. Course must be completed by scheduled end date; run time is approximately 1 hour. You will receive information at your Mohawk College email address on how to access your course. Downloadable certificate of completion available upon successfully completing course.

Slips, Trips, Falls – SAFE10106

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Identify hazardous conditions and unsafe practices that can lead to slips, trips, and falls in the workplace. Course must be completed by scheduled end date; run time is approximately 1 hour. You will receive information at your Mohawk College email address on how to access your course. Downloadable certificate of completion available upon successfully completing course.

Traffic Control Persons for Construction I-CAB – SAFE10128

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Explains the techniques, equipment, how to control traffic effectively in a variety of construction scenarios, safety and legal requirements for traffic control persons in a construction environment. Course must be completed by scheduled end date; run time is approximately 1 hour. You will receive information at your Mohawk College email address on how to access your course. Downloadable certificate of completion available upon successfully completing course.

Transportation of Dangerous Goods Canada – SAFE10107

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Understand the basics of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Canada regulations and how to recognize and handle dangerous goods. Course must be completed by scheduled end date; run time is approximately 1 hour. You will receive information at your Mohawk College email address on how to access your course. Downloadable certificate of completion available upon successfully completing course.

WHMIS 2015 – SAFE10108

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Educate everyone in the workplace, including workers, employers, and suppliers, on the new WHMIS 2015 revised standards for hazardous materials in Canada. Course must be completed by scheduled end date; run time is approximately 2 hours. You will receive information at your Mohawk College email address on how to access your course. Downloadable certificate of completion available upon successfully completing course.