At UFred, we are striving to offer a full learning path for health and safety professionals, from the certificate level right through to a degree. Read more about the options available below.
Executive MBA with a specialty stream in Health and Safety Leadership
Our online Executive MBA with a specialty stream in Health and Safety Leadership is designed for advanced-career professionals and managers of health and safety units who aspire to lead their businesses towards much higher performance.
MBA with a specialty stream in Health and Safety Leadership
Our online MBA with a specialty stream in Health and Safety Leadership is designed for early-career professionals and managers of health and safety units who aspire to lead their businesses towards much higher performance.
Master Certificate in Health and Safety Leadership
Our Master Certificate has been designed to further improve the post-secondary education landscape for upwardly-mobile health and safety managers and executives.
Diploma in Integrated Disability Management
Our Diploma in Integrated Disability Management is designed for professionals and practitioners working in the field of disability management, or who are seeking to pursue disability management as a career option. Students come into this diploma program with an academic background in a related discipline as well as with workplace experience in disability management.
Diploma in Safety, Health and Environmental Management
Our online Diploma in Safety, Health and Environmental Management (SHEM) is designed for existing safety practitioners, and is the first diploma level program offered online at this academic level. Students will find themselves stretched by new critical thinking skills, and bring a much richer professional perspective to their daily practice.
Certificate in Applied Ergonomics
Designed to enable workplace safety personnel and health professionals to deal with ergonomics issues that often arise in the workplace from poor design of workstations and workplaces, this comprehensive ergonomics course introduces an integrated approach to Musculoskeletal Disorder (MSD) Prevention using major North American ergonomics guidelines.
Certificate in Ergonomics
The two-course Ergonomics Coordinator Certificate is comprised of the Foundations and Advanced courses. This Certificate will equip graduates with ergonomic skills to enable them to address MSD issues in their workplace, as well as enabling effective prevention programs to minimize MSD risks.
Certificate in Health, Safety and Environmental Processes
The online CHSEP program is unique among other OHS certificate programs, in that, its focus is on the essential process skills required to succeed as an OHS practitioner in your jurisdiction, rather than just focusing on the technical aspects of the field. CHSEP participants will develop their ability to identify, prioritize and manage workplace risks, thereby making a significant contribution to their organization’s goals.
Certificate in Integrated Disability Management
The online Certificate in Integrated Disability Management is designed to introduce an integrated and interdisciplinary approach to the concepts and practices of disability management. Completely delivered online, the certificate provides participants a highly interactive learning experience that enables them to learn and apply the integrated disability management skills and practices.
Certificate in Managing Psychological Health Issues at Work
The Manager Certificate begins with an introductory course on PH&S concepts. The focus then shifts to managing psychological health issues of individual employees with two additional courses. The courses provide in-depth learning on key principles and considerations for managers in supporting employees with psychological health issues, as well as enhancing managers’ emotional intelligence skills in managing emotionally distressed employees.
Certificate in Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace
This Certificate consists of the introductory course, plus four additional courses, and provides a solid knowledge-base about how to plan, implement, and evaluate psychological health and safety programs in the context of the National Standard. This level of the Certificate is designed for organizational leaders implementing workplace health and safety management systems for all employees.
Continuing Education: Integrated Health and Safety Management
The Continuing Education (CE) Modules have been designed for OH&S, Occupational Health, Human Resources, Disability Management, Nursing, Allied Health, Legal, Insurance, and Business Management practitioners.
Enhancing Workplace Resiliency
With a range of common stressors vying for employees’ attention at any given time, it is important that employees understand how to manage and cope with these stressors in ways that are healthy and productive. In the Enhancing Workplace Resiliency course, learners will obtain the knowledge needed to positively cope with stress through six engaging modules.
Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
The Preventing Sexual Harassment at Work course has been designed for companies and/or individual employees seeking education and information about sexual harassment in the workplace within a Canadian setting. While the course is beneficial to those in supervisory or management positions, it is also designed to benefit non-supervisory employees.