Regardless of your educational background, UC San Diego Extension certificate programs provide both experienced and beginning safety professionals with important workplace knowledge and practical experience regarding safety and health standards.
Whether you want to become a safety coordinator, safety consultant, or advance in safety management, we offer 3 Certificate programs to help safety professionals achieve their career goals while promoting workplace safety.
- Practical application of OSHA regulations in your workplace
- Networking with other professionals
- Opportunities for new jobs or careers
- Access to the most current information
- Justification for advancement or promotion
Professional Safety and Health Officer Certificate
Designed for existing safety professionals with at least 5 years experience in the field. Includes not only safety regulations and standards, but also leadership and training of others. Areas of emphasis include Cal/OSHA, Construction, and General Industry.
Safety and Health Specialist Certificate
Created for those students interested in a baseline set of skills within safety. Includes overviews of OSHA policies, procedures, and standards. Additional topics include safety and health management, fire and life safety and workers compensation.
Public Sector Safety and Health Fundamentals Certificate
This certificate aims to reduce incident rates for workers in state and local governments as well as private industry. Certificates are available for Construction and General Industry.