National Construction Safety Officer (NCSO)
National Construction Safety Officer (NCSO) Program
The objective of the National Construction Safety Officer (NCSO) program is to combine formal training with the individual's personal field experience. The NCSO designation meets the national standard requirements and verifies that a person has met the training, practical application, years of experience and written performance measurements set out by the Canadian Federation of Construction Safety Associations (CFCSA). Persons who achieve the NCSO designation are a valuable resource to management in the administration and implementation of a company's health and safety program. This entry-level certification indicates a practical knowledge in various construction safety management skills and principles.
All courses and proficiencies must be completed and maintained to preserve a NCSO designation.
- Safety Management
- Safety Auditor Training (certified)* (Pre-requisite: Safety Management)
- Leadership for Safety Excellence (proficiency level)
- WHMIS 2015 Train the Trainer*
- Claims Management
- Safety Administration (Pre-requisites: Safety Management; Safety Auditor Training; Leadership for Safety Excellence; WHMIS 2015 Train the Trainer; and Claims Management)
- Confined Space and Respiratory Protection Awareness Training
- Contractor Training
- Basic Training Techniques
- Safety Construction Orientation Training (SCOT®)**
Please Note: We will also grant equivalency for training taken with our sister associations that are members of the Canadian Federation of Construction Safety Associations (CFCSA)
Elective Courses (any two):
- SCSA Fall Protection Training
- WorkSafe Saskatchewan Level 1 & 2 Occupational Health Committee Training
- Danatec Transportation of Dangerous Goods*
- St. John's Ambulance or Canadian Red Cross Standard First Aid/CPR*
- Enform H2S Alive*
* Proof of re-certification must be submitted every three (3) years.
** Proof of re-certification must be submitted every five (5) years.
Along with the completed application form, PROOF OF THREE YEARS FIELD EXPERIENCE IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY MUST BE PROVIDED. This may be in the form of letter(s) from current and/or former employers certifying you have met the experience requirement.
Please note: Program requirements and fees subject to change without notice.