Gain advanced expertise in general industry safety and health standards and prepare to become an authorized OSHA Outreach Trainer for the OSHA 10- and 30-hour General Industry safety classes.

This certificate is for general industry safety and health professionals with a minimum of five years of experience at the time of registration for the required OSHA 501 Outreach Trainer course.

Certificate requirements: Six courses: 5 requires, plus 1 of 3 electives.
Prerequisites: Complete OSHA 511 OS&H Standards for General Industry and submit documentation detailing a minimum of 5 years of substantive safety-related experience to register for the required OSHA 501 Trainer Course.
Time to complete: 142 to 150 contact hours, depending on the elective chosen. The average student takes two years to complete the required coursework.
Cost: Between $4,755 and $4,825, depending on the elective chosen (not including potential discounts).

Note: Courses already completed from the list below may count toward certificate requirements if taken within four years of completing your certificate program.

Required Courses

Courses that are required for more than one certificate program do not need to be repeated.

Elective Courses

Electives cannot be counted toward more than one certificate. If you are enrolled in multiple certificate programs and you complete a course that is an elective for multiple certificates, the course will be counted towards the first certificate for which you have not yet fulfilled the elective requirement(s), based on the certificate enrollment date. Courses that have been taken as part of a certificate program cannot be counted as an elective in another program, unless all other options have been exhausted. For more information, see our FAQ.

You are required to take 1 of the following electives.

Course Code  Course Name Hours  Est. Cost*
2015 OSHA #2015 Hazardous Materials 26 $825
2225 OSHA #2225 Respiratory Protection 26 $825
2255 OSHA #2255 Principles of Ergonomics 18 $725

* Estimated cost does not include discounts for students or government employees. See course details for more info.

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