Effective Safety Training

This course will intro­duce you to a train­ing devel­op­ment process in which you will learn design­ing suc­cess­ful work­shops, deliv­er­ing pre­sen­ta­tions, and eval­u­at­ing train­ing effec­tive­ness. This course builds upon the top­ics cov­ered in the core course: Orga­ni­za­tion­al Behaviour.

Course at a glance
  • In-class, face-to-face delivery with instructional support through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool.
  • Practice effective teaching techniques and reflect on how they can be applied to the context of your own organization; explore and discuss due diligence in safety training, as well as the importance of leadership in the training environment.
  • 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:

  • Demonstrate a foundational understanding of adult learning theory and models.
  • Demonstrate a foundational understanding of outcomes-based education.
  • Develop learning materials that enhance student success in a learner-centred environment.
  • Demonstrate techniques for presenting with confidence.
  • Develop and teach a lesson using principles of effective lesson design.
  • Interpret and explain the concepts of due diligence and the responsibilities pertaining to the role of a safety trainer.
  • Examine the foundational concepts of leadership, including key theories, definitions, and leadership styles.
  • Differentiate between leadership and management.
This course has no prerequisites

Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.

Take note:

  • Reading materials for this course will be made available through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool.
  • This course requires students to have access to a web camera.
Currently counts towards

We recommend that you apply to the program as soon as possible to lock in your course requirements as they are subject to change.

*If you are already enroled in this program, please refer to your specific program requirements as outlined at the time of your admission: Bear Tracks > Academic Advisement.

You can register for and take a course without applying and enrolling into the program.

When will
this course be offered?

New course schedules are released each June and November.

Course not yet scheduled

This course is not currently scheduled, but may be offered in an upcoming term.

New course schedules are announced each June and November.


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