In this program, you prepare for your role as an occupational health nurse, which includes educating clients about and assessing health, providing counselling, developing programs and promoting a wide range of practical health skills.

This post-diploma certificate (30 credits) is offered in a part-time, distance format, allowing you to balance family, work and learning commitments. You study from home, with learning materials provided by mail or online and supported through toll-free telephone calls with your instructor.

You can expect to spend about 20 hours per week on course readings, with additional time needed to complete assignments and study for exams.

Courses & Requirements
Check the academic calendar to find the courses you need to take and the requirements you must fulfill to complete your program.
Academic Calendar

Distance Delivery

Complete the entire post-diploma certificate (30 credits) through part-time distance study at your convenience. Course delivery is flexible, allowing you to balance family, work and learning.

What is Distance Delivery?

  • Studying at your own pace from home.
  • Learning materials are provided by mail or online, and instructor support is available toll-free over the telephone.
  • Dedicating approximately 20 hours per week for readings per course. Assignments and examination study time would be extra.
  • Completing practical examinations in performing skills such as audiometry, spirometry, vision screening and venipuncture. With instructor consultation, most examinations can be arranged to be completed in your own area.
  • Taking the initiative to help your instructor identify potential sites for courses that require field visits. This is very important if you reside outside of Alberta.