Safety Professional Program Summary

Program Description

The Safety Professional Career Program includes the technical skills you need to start your career as an entry-level safety professional.

Safety professionals collect data on the safety and health conditions of the workplace. Technicians work with occupational health and safety specialists in conducting tests and measuring hazards to help prevent harm to workers, property, the environment, and the general public.

Occupational health and safety professionals work in a variety of settings, such as offices, manufacturing, and mines. Their jobs often involve considerable fieldwork and travel.

Income Opportunity

Employment of occupational health and safety professionals is projected to grow 11 percent from 2012 to 2022, about as fast as the average for all occupations. *

Salaries for Occupational Health and Safety Professionals ranges from $23,190 to $79,990. *

*Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. May 2016.
O*NET job code: 29-9012.00

Hiring industries
  • AerospaceĀ 
  • Automotive
  • Civil infrastructure
  • Construction
  • Consumer products
  • Electrical equipment
  • Marine
  • Materials processing
  • Medical devices
  • Military
In this Career Program, you learn:
  • Study skills
  • Safety skills
  • Math skills
  • Career building skills
  • Manufacturing skills
  • Communication skills
  • Logistics skills
  • Team building skills
19

skills courses

109

modules

60

time to complete (days)

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