Academic Programs Eligible for the CRSP® or the CRST® Certification Schemes

Welcome to our search page to identify academic program eligibility for the CRSP® or the CRST® certifications. You can search by institution name, program name, certification eligibility, or a keyword.

If you do not see a program listed, please contact the BCRSP regarding eligibility before applying for certification. 

Please note this listing is provided as a resource to potential applicants. The BCRSP makes all reasonable efforts to ensure that the information contained on this web page is accurate at the time of creation and/or modification. However, BCRSP cannot guarantee the completeness or accuracy of information contained on the page or other means of electronic delivery, and shall not be responsible for any errors, omissions, or inaccuracies and accepts no liability whatsoever for any loss or damage howsoever arising.

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If you are an OHS program director and would like to inquire about having your program reviewed by the BCRSP to determine its eligibility, please contact info@bcrsp.ca.

Institution Eligibility Programs Notes
Academy Canada CRSP

Also Pathway C - CRST eligible if you apply within 12 months of graduation.

Algonquin College CRST
Anderson College CRSP

Also Pathway C - CRST eligible if you apply within 12 months of graduation.

British Columbia Institute of Technology CRST

BCIT has two pathways for students to meet the academic requirements to be eligible to apply for the CRST certification. They can complete the
•    Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety or,
•    Associate Certificate in Foundations of Occupational Health and Safety.

British Columbia Institute of Technology CRSP

The BCIT OHS Diploma is Pathway C - CRST eligible if you apply within 12 months of graduation.

The other programs are intended for working practitioners and while they are eligible for the CRST in addition to the CRSP, application Pathway A should be utilized.

Cambrian College CRSP

Also Pathway C - CRST eligible if you apply within 12 months of graduation.

Canadore College CRST
Cape Breton University CRSP

Also Pathway C - CRST eligible if you apply within 12 months of graduation.

CEGEP de Saint-Laurent CRSP

Also Pathway C - CRST eligible if you apply within 12 months of graduation.

CEGEP de Sorel-Tracy CRSP

Also Pathway C - CRST eligible if you apply within 12 months of graduation.

Centennial College CRST
College of the North Atlantic CRSP
Safety Engineering Technology (Post Diploma)

This program is currently not being offered.

The College of the North Atlantic, Safety Engineering Technology (Post Diploma) program, completed after a 3-year diploma from a recognized college/or a degree form a recognized University. This full-time, classroom, [co-op option] program qualifies for the CRSP eligibility criteria after July 1, 2018. An applicant will be required to submit both transcripts (3-year diploma & post-diploma).

Columbia Southern University CRSP
Conestoga College CRST
Dalhousie University CRST
Certificate Program in Occupational Health & Safety Management

Program is no longer offered.

Ecole de Technologie Supérieure, Université du Québec CRSP

Also Pathway C - CRST eligible if you apply within 12 months of graduation.

Fanshawe College CRST
Fleming College CRST
Herzing College CRSP

Also Pathway C - CRST eligible if you apply within 12 months of graduation.

Holland College CRSP
Occupational Health & Safety Technology Certificate

This program is no longer offered.

Humber Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning CRST
Occupational Health and Safety Certificate

Program not currently offered.

ITD Canada CRSP

Also Pathway C - CRST eligible if you apply within 12 months of graduation.

Keyin College CRSP

Also Pathway C - CRST eligible if you apply within 12 months of graduation.

Lambton College CRSP

Also Pathway C - CRST eligible if you apply within 12 months of graduation.
 

Lambton College CRST
Langara College CRSP

Also Pathway C - CRST eligible if you apply within 12 months of graduation.

Marine Institute at Memorial University CRSP

Also Pathway C - CRST eligible if you apply within 12 months of graduation.

Maritime Environmental Training Institute CRST
McGill University CRSP
Memorial University CRSP
Mohawk College CRST
Niagara College CRST
Northern Alberta Institute of Technology CRSP

Also Pathway C - CRST eligible if you apply within 12 months of graduation.

Nova Scotia Community College CRSP

Also Pathway C - CRST eligible if you apply within 12 months of graduation.

Okanagan College CRST
Red River College CRSP

Eligibility applies to students enrolled after October 2017 (new program). 

Also Pathway C - CRST eligible if you apply within 12 months of graduation.

Saskatchewan Polytechnic CRSP

For graduates after July 1, 2017. Effective July 1st, 2017 they are only offering a 906 hr program which qualifies for eligibility purposes.

Also Pathway C - CRST eligible if you apply within 12 months of graduation.
 

Sault College CRST
Seneca College CRST
Seneca College CRSP

Also Pathway C - CRST eligible if you apply within 12 months of graduation.
 

Sheridan College CRST
Simon Fraser University CRST
Occupational Safety and Health Certificate
OHS Diploma

Program no longer offered in this format.

Toronto Metropolitan University CRSP

BASc graduates are also Pathway C - CRST eligible if you apply within 12 months of graduation.

For the Toronto Metropolitan University certificate route, all 3 certificates must be completed for eligibility to be granted. Individual certificate links are :

Certificate in OHS
Advanced Safety Management Certificate
OHS Leadership Certificate

Toronto Metropolitan University CRST
University of Alberta CRST
University of Alberta CRSP

CRSP Pathway: The University of Alberta (UofA) has mapped out a CRSP Eligibility Pathway. UofA students who wish to obtain the necessary educational prerequisites for eligibility for the CRSP designation will now be able to combine the UofA's OHS Certificate and the UofA's Professional Diploma in OHS designed to qualify for the CRSP eligibility criteria after July 1, 2018.

University of British Columbia CRSP
University of Calgary CRSP

The University of Calgary has developed stackable certificates that upon completion of all, are equivalent to 60 credits and are therefore eligible for the CRSP certification.

University of Calgary CRST
University of Fredericton CRSP

The University of Fredericton (UFred) has mapped out a CRSP Eligibility Pathway for those individuals completing the CHSEP/SHEM or COHSES/SHEM certificate/diploma. UFred students who wish to obtain the necessary educational prerequisites for eligibility for the CRSP designation will be able to combine the UFred Certificate (CHSEP or COHSES) and the Diploma in Safety, Health and Environmental Management (SHEM) allowing the combined programs to reach the BCRSP standard for academic eligibility. (for courses taken after September 1, 2017).

University of Fredericton CRST
University of Montreal CRSP

BSc is also Pathway C - CRST eligible if you apply within 12 months of graduation.

University of Montreal CRST
University of New Brunswick CRST
University of New Brunswick CRSP

The University of New Brunswick has mapped a CRSP Eligibility Pathway that is a combination of the COHS/DOHS (for courses taken after October 1, 2017). 

For more information contact the University of New Brunswick at customerservice@unb.ca or call 1-888-259-4222. Program links: 

University of Northern British Columbia CRST
University of Toronto CRSP
University of Victoria CRST
University of Victoria CRSP

University of Victoria's EOH certificate, completed after a university degree would qualify. An applicant will be required to submit both transcripts (degree & certificate program) UVic EOH Post-Graduate Certificate.

Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue CRST
Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières CRST
Western University CRSP

Western University's Diploma in OHS Management, completed after a university degree qualifies for the CRSP application. An applicant will be required to submit both transcripts (degree & diploma program).