Health, Safety, and Wellness
Continuing & Professional Education

Course Series
in Workplace Wellness Leadership

Start exploring connected careers. People in these types of occupational fields may benefit from this program:

Other Administrative Services Manager
102 positions open annually
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Human Resources Manager
271 positions open annually
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Other Professional Occupation in Social Science, N.E.C.
25 positions open annually
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Human Resources and Recruitment Officer
131 positions open annually
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Human Resources Professional
355 positions open annually
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All 3 courses are part-time and also open to current practitioners
Program enrolment is optional – register without applying

Take a course
  • occupational health practitoners
  • managers
  • human resources professionals

The Work­place Well­ness Lead­er­ship series is designed to empow­er man­agers, HR per­son­nel, and OHS pro­fes­sion­als to design, cre­ate, and lead work­place health and well­ness ini­tia­tives, while address­ing the psy­cho­log­i­cal haz­ards and ele­ments need­ed to over­come them.

In this series of three sem­i­nars, learn­ers will exam­ine the key lead­er­ship con­cepts and skills nec­es­sary to effec­tive­ly lead work­place well­ness ini­tia­tives for their orga­ni­za­tions. The three work­shops pro­vide you with the skills to imple­ment the Healthy Work­places Framework.”

Stu­dents who com­plete the series and wish to con­tin­ue with their edu­ca­tion may be grant­ed 35 hours of sem­i­nar exemp­tion toward a cer­tifi­cate in Occu­pa­tion­al Health and Safe­ty.

It is designed for mid-lev­el man­agers and super­vi­sors who are devel­op­ing work­place well­ness pro­grams in their orga­ni­za­tions. Stu­dents may come from a wide range of employ­ment sec­tors, includ­ing pri­vate, gov­ern­ment, edu­ca­tion, and non-profit.


No application required – just register in a course.

3-day seminars held in Edmonton, with one seminar also available in Calgary.

No prerequisites.

A note about COVID-19 measures

If you see a program on our website announced as an in-person or downtown Edmonton offering, please disregard the format—but not the program. Winter, Spring, and Summer 2021 courses have been converted to remote delivery platforms. Register for a course online or apply to a program via email, and keep learning!

  • Can be completed in 1 year
  • Pay as you go
  • Start today – no need to apply for admission
  • Tuition is paid on a course-by-course basis as you reg­is­ter for your classes.
  • Eli­gi­ble for the Cana­da-Alber­ta Job Grant.
  • Cor­po­rate mul­ti-reg­is­tra­tion pack­ages are avail­able for most Exten­sion cours­es. Con­tact us at excorp@​ualberta.​ca for pre­ferred pricing.
Bursaries and funding opportunities
Funding source
Apply by
Canada-Alberta Job Grant 

Available for businesses in all sectors across Alberta

Two-thirds of the training costs (up to 100% if hiring an unemployed Albertan)
any time
Canada Training Benefit 

Residents of Canada, 25-65 years old, who have $10,000-150,000 in earnings for work.

income tax return
Alumni Professional Development Grant 

Any alumnus of the University of Alberta

75% of course fee
monthly deadline

Employed by the University of Alberta as Non-Academic Staff (NASA)

$750 annually
Dec / Mar / Jun / Sep

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