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Occupational Health & Safety Certificate Program
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There is a growing concern for the safety of people in their work environment and the related hazard that may be found there. Prompted by governments and their agencies, labour and management have identified the need for greater experience, knowledge and expertise in the field of occupational safety and health for the protection of people in the workplace. This program provides students with solid training in the required practices of occupational health and safety. In addition to providing the fundamentals, the program includes a management component that gives students the know-how to oversee workplace safety programs and offer solutions.

OHS 240 Industrial Hygiene
OHS 241 Legislation for Health & Safety
OHS 242 Environmental Management
OHS 243 Management Labour Concerns
OHS 244 Fire Protection
OHS 245 Ergonomics
OHS 246 Health & Safety Program Management
MANAGEMENT LABOUR CONCERNS
OHS 243
This course examines emerging trends and current management issues, concepts and practices pertaining to the field of Occupational Health and Safety. Discussion will focus on several functional characteristics within organizations that pose unique challenges for the practitioner attempting to effectively manage resources, both material and human. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
Spring
Online 065 2131 May 6-Jul 26 $334.18 (includes $49.00 access fee)
ERGONOMICS
OHS 245
Participants will be provided with the knowledge, skills and tools necessary to develop, implement and maintain an effective ergonomic program. Building on a sound foundation of anatomy, physiology and biomechanics, participants will learn how to evaluate job tasks and the working environment to identify and control high-risk activities, postures, procedures, tools and environmental factors. The emphasis of this course will be the practical application of occupational ergonomics in various work environments. 3 units of credit. Text extra.
Spring
Online 065 2132 May 6-Jul 26 $334.18 (includes $49.00 access fee)
FIT TO BE A CORRECTIONS OFFICER (FITCO) - FITNESS TEST FOR ONTARIO CORRECTIONS APPLICANTS
PBS 116N
FITCO is the physical skills and abilities test for the Correctional Officer Staff Application, Recruitment and Training Program. The test is a controlled simulation of the occupational requirements for corrections officers in Ontario. Prior to completing, applicants must undergo a medical screening process which includes pre-exercise clearance and informed consent. Physical screening assesses skills in three areas: 1) a cell search, 2) the Emergency Response Circuit and 3) the Aerobic Shuttle Run. Please contact Peter Soulliere for information at psoulliere@stclaircollege.ca.
FIT TO BE A CORRECTIONS OFFICER (FITCO) – PRACTICE SESSION FOR ONTARIO CORRECTIONS APPLICANTS
PBS 117N
The Fit to be a Corrections Officer (FITCO) Practice session is designed to introduce applicants of the Correctional Officer Staff Application, Recruitment and Training (CO ST.A.R.T.) program to the FITCO test. FITCO is the physical skills and abilities test for the (CO ST.A.R.T.) program. The test is a controlled simulation of the occupational requirements for corrections officers in Ontario. The FITCO Practice session will physically introduce applicants and provide hands-on experience and instruction for FITCO’s three physical screening tests: 1) a cell search, 2) the Emergency Response Circuit, and 3) the Aerobic Shuttle Run. Please contact Peter Soulliere for information at psoulliere@stclaircollege.ca.
PARE WORKSHOP
PBS 119N
The Physical Abilities Requirement Evaluation (PARE) Workshop is designed to introduce Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) or Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA) officer applicants to the PARE test. PARE is an occupational test designed to assess an individual's ability to perform the duties of an RCMP or CBSA officer. Successful completion of the PARE is a requirement for all RCMP and CBSA applicants. The PARE workshop will introduce participants and provide hands-on experience and instruction for PARE's three occupational screening tests: 1) The PARE Obstacle Course, 2) The Push/Pull Activity, and 3) The Weight Carry. PARE administrators will provide feedback based on participant performance to prepare the participant for official PARE testing. Participants must pre-register with full payment prior to attending the workshop.
Spring
Windsor 050 2146 May 29, Wed 6:00P $25.00
Windsor 051 2147 Jul 10, Mon, 6:00P $25.00
Windsor 052 2148 Aug 21, Wed, 6:00P $25.00
THE PHYSICAL ABILITIES REQUIREMENT EVALUATION (PARE) TEST
PBS 120N
The Physical Abilities Requirement Evaluation (PARE) is an occupational test designed to assess an individual’s ability to perform the duties of a Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) or Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA) officer. Successful completion of the PARE is a requirement for all RCMP and CBSA applicants. The PARE is divided into three section: 1) The PARE Obstacle Course, 2) The Push/Pull Activity, and 3) The Weight Carry. Applicant standards for the PARE include completion of the PARE obstacle course and push/pull activity in 4 minutes and 45 seconds or less, with a 70 lbs. push/pull activity, and a successful weight carry of an 80 lbs. bag. Prior to performing the test, applicants must receive medical clearance from their physician. On testing day, participants must present the original PARE medical clearance document, signed by the physician, as well as a photocopy of the medical clearance document. Participants may not complete the test without presenting these documents to the PARE administrator. Participants must pre-register with full payment prior to attending the test. Admission will be granted based on availability. Location: Windsor Campus Gym.
For a full refund a formal withdrawal must be made ONE full business prior to the course date.
CBSA applicants, present this form to your physician: CBSA_PARE_Medical_Clearance.pdf
RCMP applicants, present this form to your physician: RCMP_Medical_Clearance.pdf
Spring
Windsor 050 2149 May 29, Wed, 6:00P $65.00
Windsor 051 2150 Jul 10, Mon, 6:00P $65.00
Windsor 052 2151 Aug 21, Wed, 6:00P $65.00
THE PHYSICAL READINESS EVALUATION FOR POLICE (PREP) PRACTICE SESSION
PBS 124N
The Physical Readiness Evaluation for Police (PREP) Practice Session is designed to introduce Police Constable Applicants to the PREP test. PREP is a Bona Fide Occupational Requirement designed to assess an individual’s ability to perform the duties of a police officer in Ontario. Successful completion of the PREP is a requirement for the Constable Selection System for the Ontario Provincial Police and many municipal police departments throughout Ontario. The PREP Practice Session will introduce applicants and provide hands-on experience and instruction for PREP’s two occupational screening tests: 1) The PARE Pursuit Restraint Circuit, 2) The Léger 20 Meter Aerobic Shuttle Run. Location: Windsor Campus Gym. $35.00. Please contact Peter Soulliere for information at psoulliere@stclaircollege.ca.
SECURITY GUARD TRAINING
PBS 105N
The Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services has passed legislation as of April 15, 2010, that requires all Security Guards in Ontario to successfully complete Basic Training and Testing to be eligible to obtain a Security Guard License. This 48 hour course will introduce the learner to the Security Industry with emphasis on Ontario Legislation, Private Security & Investigative Services Act, powers of arrest and use of force training; it will also include mandatory, (no exemptions) first aid, CPR, health and safety, report writing and effective communications skills. A Police Clearance is required upon acceptance.
Spring
Windsor 070 2152 Jul 2-Aug 13, Tue, Thu, 6:00P-9:30P $384.00

Fitness Testing

Pre-Requisite for NFLA courses: Minimum two year college diploma in the Health, Fitness, Recreation field or BHK degree and valid CPR certification.

NFLA FITNESS THEORY EXAM
FHT 105N
This Fitness Theory Exam is based on the Fitness Theory Performance Standards for the Basic Fitness Leader, as recommended by the National Fitness Leadership Alliance. Prerequisites: minimum 1 year St. Clair College FHT Certificate, two year college diploma in the Health, Fitness, Recreation field or BHK degree. Candidate must hold a valid CPR certification and must successfully attain 80% pass on theory exam.
Spring
Windsor 050 3193 May 7, Tue, 9:00A-10:00A $60.00
NFLA FITNESS GROUP PRACTICAL EXAM
FHT 106N
This practical exam will require a candidate to be evaluated while teaching a group fitness class that is based on the NFLA Group Fitness Performance Standards. Evaluation will be based on Leadership skills, communication, basic knowledge of human anatomy, basic knowledge of the biomechanics involved in human movement, the ability to demonstrate an understanding of methods that ensure safe and effective exercise execution, demonstrate an understanding of music tempo, and be able to offer a variety of different class formats. Prerequisites: Successfully attain 80% pass on the NFLA National Fitness Theory Exam, and hold a valid CPR certification.
Spring
Windsor 050 3194 May 7, Tue, 11:00A-4:00P $60.00
NFLA FITNESS RESISTANCE THEORY EXAM
FHT 107N
This exam will confirm the candidates overall knowledge of the major muscles of the body and their functions. This exam is based on the NFLA Resistance Theory Performance Standards. Prerequisites: National Fitness Leadership Alliance (NFLA) Fitness Theory Exam pass, and holds a valid CPR certification.
Spring
Windsor 050 3195 May 9, Thu, 9:00A-10:00A $60.00
NFLA FITNESS RESISTANCE PRACTICAL EXAM
FHT 108N
This practical exam will confirm the candidate’s ability to turn theory into action. Each candidate will be evaluated on the execution of exercises chosen by the course conductor and their spotting technique. This exam is based on the NFLA Resistance Practical Performance Standards. Prerequisites include the National Fitness Leadership Alliance (NFLA) Fitness Resistance Theory Exam Pass and holds a valid CPR certification. Note: Each participant will be assigned a 30 minute time slot to have their practical exam between these hours.
Spring
Windsor 050 3196 May 9, Thu, 11:00A-4:00P $60.00
NFLA PERSONAL FITNESS TRAINER EXAM
FHT 109N
This exam is based on the NFLA Personal Fitness Trainer Performance Standards. Areas covered under this exam include anatomy and exercise physiology, program design and implementation, health screening and assessment, nutrition and weight loss, professional responsibility, exercise safety and injury prevention, counseling skills and motivation techniques and case studies. Prerequisites: National Fitness Leadership Alliance (NFLA) Fitness Theory Exam pass FHT 105N, National Fitness Leadership Alliance (NFLA) Fitness Resistance Theory Exam FHT 107N. Minimum two year college diploma in the Health, Fitness, Recreation field or BHK degree. Candidate must hold a valid CPR certification.
Spring
Windsor 050 4525 May 17, Fri, 9:00A-12:00P $60.00
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Questions? Call:
519-972-2711 (Windsor) or 519-354-9100 (Chatham) or
1-800-387-0524 (toll-free) or send an E-mail to: coned@stclaircollege.ca.

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Campus Locations:

Windsor

South Campus 2000 Talbot Rd. W. Windsor

Chatham

Chatham Campus 1001 Grand Ave. W. Chatham

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