Book our CPO-approved JHSC Certification Part 1 training for Joint Health & Safety Committee (JHSC) members. This certification course is open to all individuals and groups, regardless of sector.
NOW available in virtual classroom training!
Certification is a two-step training process. Part One is the first step in training Joint Health and Safety Committee (JHSC) members, providing them with a well-rounded understanding of health and safety fundamentals they can apply to their own workplace. Committee members become certified after completing BOTH Part One and Part Two training.
In 2015, the Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development (MLITSD) released a NEW Joint Health and Safety Committee Certification Training Program Standard which took effect on March 1, 2016. Visit the Joint Health and Safety Committee, Certification Training Overview page for more information.
NOTE: Due to requirements of the current JHSC Certification Training Standards, JHSC members need to complete Part Two within one (1) year of taking Part One, or they will be required to repeat the Part One training in order to be certified.
This 3-day Part One course is based on the NEW Certification Training Program Standard. Participants will receive interactive, instructor-led classroom training that encourages learning and networking. This training option is perfect for JHSC members working in any industry as content, videos and case studies are relatable to all workplaces.
Upon completion, you will be able to:
This training is suitable for most workplaces with 20 or more regular employees, within any industry. This includes farming operations with over 50 workers that may be required to have certified members.
Who should attend:
New and existing JHSC members.
Supervisors, managers and other workplace parties including health and safety representatives who wish to expand their health and safety knowledge.
Participants should have a solid understanding of English as they will be required to complete an in-class, written MLTSD certification evaluation.
The minimum requirement for JHSC Certification Part One training is three days (or 19.5 hours). All participants must meet the minimum training requirement to successfully complete the program. If portions of the program are missed, the participant will not be able to write the final evaluation and will be required to retake the training.
This course is delivered in a public classroom, either in-person and/or virtually.
Private delivery is available for employees in your workplace, either in-person or virtually. Please contact Customer Care at 905 614 1400 or 1 877 494 WSPS (9777) for more information about private training options.
Virtual Training is currently available in English only.
Please note that a webcam is mandatory for participation in the virtual Certification Part One classroom.
Participant requirements for virtual include a webcam, capable hardware, software & internet. Virtual sessions will be delivered using the Adobe Connect platform, supported on all major web browsers.
Please view the frequently asked questions for more details on training delivery.
The cost is based on the total number of seats purchased.
To qualify for group discounts: