Fundamentals of Auditing

  • Online delivery
  • eClass
  • 39 hour course

This course is designed to pro­vide stu­dents with an overview of audit­ing prin­ci­ples, an appre­ci­a­tion of audit instru­ments, and the the­o­ry and prac­tice of per­form­ing the essen­tial steps of a health and safe­ty pro­gram audit. There will be a par­tic­u­lar empha­sis on tech­niques impor­tant in mak­ing the audit a val­ue-added tool for man­age­ment in devel­op­ing the orga­ni­za­tion’s safe­ty pro­gram. Pre­req­ui­site: EXOS 4620 and Coreq­ui­site EXOS 4621

Course at a glance
  • In-class, face-to-face delivery.
  • Aimed at entry-level and practicing health and safety coordinators, professionals, officers, technicians, supervisors, trainers, management, and administrators.
What you will learn

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe the purpose of health and safety management system audits.
  • Recognize the professional expectations of an auditor.
  • Identify the major components of a safety program audit.
  • Explain audit scoring methodology.
  • Organize the pre-audit and post-audit actions required for an audit.
  • Conduct an audit interview.
  • Defend written comments and recommendations within the scope of the audit.
Take note:

  • Recommended (optional) textbook: Health, Safety, and Environmental Management Systems Auditing, Gene Shematek, Paul MacLean, and Peter Lineen (ISBN: 978-0433488330).
  • Prerequisite: previous completion of EXOS 4620 is required for enrolling in this course.
  • Corequisite: EXOS 4621.
  • This class requires a pre and post-work component to be completed before and after the in-class meeting. This information will be communicated to you via your ualberta email address and the class syllabus within eClass.
  • Students are encouraged to bring their own laptops or tablets to class.
Prerequisites
Corequisites

Offered:


Fall courses: all online

All courses will be delivered online, including many that were previously unavailable in the online format.

If you do see a program on our website announced as an in-person or downtown Edmonton offering, please disregard the format – but not the program. There will be no in-person offerings through the Faculty of Extension for the Fall term.

Get ready to keep learning! Register for a course and join us online this Fall.

Carole-Anne Chung

Your Instructor

Carole-Anne Chung

Ryan Davis

Your Instructor

Ryan Davis

Syn­chro­nous online learning, eClass

In synchronous online courses, students move through the course material at the same pace as their peers. These courses also provide learners with pre-scheduled online lectures that have the instructor and students interacting at the same time. All components of this type of course are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool. for­mat details

All of us at Extension are looking forward to welcoming you to our virtual classrooms this season with courses that are tailor-made for online delivery. Join us!
Weekend (Mon, Tue, Sat, Sun)
Nov 17, 2020Dec 7, 2020
Nov 21Nov 24
Monday

8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Tuesday

8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Sunday

8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Class info
  • This is a syn­chro­nous course that fea­tures live online activ­i­ties at pre­de­ter­mined times. This class requires a pre and post-work com­po­nent to be com­plet­ed before and after the in-class meet­ing. This infor­ma­tion will be com­mu­ni­cat­ed to you via your ual­ber­ta email address and the class syl­labus with­in eClass. For the real-time class­room ses­sions, a com­put­er with both audio input and out­put (such as a micro­phone-equipped head­set) is required. To start your online learn­ing expe­ri­ence vis­it www​.ext​-leo​.ca/​s​t​u​dents
  • 39 course hours in total
  • Cost assistance: May be eli­gi­ble for the Cana­da-Alber­ta Job Grant and the Canada Training Benefit. (view all)
    Cor­po­rate mul­ti-reg­is­tra­tion pack­ages (groups of 4 or more) are avail­able for most Exten­sion cours­es. Con­tact us at corporate.learning@ualberta.ca for pre­ferred pricing.
  • Open for registration until November 17, 2020. Register at least one week before the course start date to secure your spot. If space is available you may register until the day the course starts.
Looking for different course dates?

New course schedules are released each June and November.

  • 1 scheduled
  • Online delivery
  • 39 hour course


Fall courses: all online

All courses will be delivered online, including many that were previously unavailable in the online format.

If you do see a program on our website announced as an in-person or downtown Edmonton offering, please disregard the format – but not the program. There will be no in-person offerings through the Faculty of Extension for the Fall term.

Get ready to keep learning! Register for a course and join us online this Fall.