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Construction Jobsite Safety (Micro-credential)



Program Description

The first portion of this micro-credential consists of the following safety certifications: Working at Heights, Confined Space Entry in Construction and Emergency First Aid/CPR. Upon passing each one of these certifications, students would then complete a short course which is focused on the safe handling and storage of construction materials, as well as on self-care techniques such as dressing appropriately for outdoor work on a construction site, meeting jobsite expectations, and effective teamwork. Students will also complete WHMIS and Occupational Health and Safety Awareness.


A digital badge will be awarded upon successful completion of this Micro-credential. After successful completion of all courses in the Program of Study you must notify us via email at Once verified, a digital badge will be issued to you.

Certificate Requirements

  • Students must be 19 years of age or older or have OSSD / GED
  • You must maintain an overall average of 60% or a GPA of 2.0 in order to graduate
  • A minimum of 25% of courses must be completed through Durham College.

Program Of Study

Students are required to print or save a copy of the Program of Study when beginning the program. This document contains critical details about program progression and graduation requirements specific to the academic year in which your program was started.

Click to access the Program of Study for the current academic year.

Students who began this program prior to the current academic year may contact the Professional and Part-Time Learning office at or 905-721-3052 to obtain your Program of Study and graduation requirements.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be equipped to:

  • Select, maintain and safely use hand tools as well as portable and stationery power tools when performing basic constructions tasks.
  • Select a range of materials for appropriate application to building construction and renovation projects.
  • Contribute to the completion of building projects in accordance with industry standards and instructions from supervisors.

Career Options

Potential career and industry options may include:

  • Graduates will have the minimum requirements necessary for employment on a Construction Jobsite. Certain construction companies may have additional requirements.

Program Related Questions? Call 905.721.3052

If you are interested in applying for financial aid, please visit the Professional and Part-Time Learning OSAP Eligibility webpage.

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