Online Certificate

Safety Technician

Fast-track your career and become a leader in ensuring safety standards. In this certificate program, you’ll acquire proficiency in precision safety protocols, machinery operation and quality assurance, positioning yourself for opportunities in a variety of growing industries.

This Program Is a Great Fit For

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Working Adults

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Aspiring Advanced Manufacturing Professionals

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Recent High School Graduates

About the Safety Technician Certificate

Course length

8 weeks

Weekly time commitment

15-20 hours



*You can pay as little as $265 per month. For full payment options and different financing plans, including interest rates from external lenders, please talk to our enrollment team.

Safety technicians play a pivotal role in collecting vital data on workplace safety and health conditions, contributing to the prevention of harm and the promotion of a secure working environment.

Working in diverse settings, from offices to manufacturing facilities and mines, safety technicians partner with occupational health and safety specialists to conduct essential tests and measure hazards. Their fieldwork and travel-intensive roles are crucial for identifying potential risks and implementing necessary safety measures. Our program is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge required to excel in this essential field, where your dedication to safety is key to maintaining the health and well-being of workers, protecting the environment and upholding public safety.

Regional Data (Ohio)

The GDP of Ohio’s manufacturing industry reached $130 billion in 2022, a figure higher than the total GDP for many countries outside of the U.S. Now’s a great time to join a thriving industry!

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics


Career Paths 


Safety Coordinator


Occupational Health Specialist


Environmental Health and Safety Technician


Safety Compliance Officer


Safety Trainer


Emergency Response Technician


Workplace Safety Inspector


Health and Safety Consultant


Construction Safety Technician


Industrial Hygiene Technician

Is This Certificate Right For Me? 

  • Circle icon Are you interested in the manufacturing industry and excited about the process of creating products?
  • Circle icon Do you enjoy working with machinery, tools, and technology?
  • Circle icon Are you detail-oriented and comfortable following precise instructions and standard operating procedures?
  • Circle icon Do you have good problem-solving skills and the ability to troubleshoot issues?
  • Circle icon Can you work well in a team environment and collaborate with colleagues from diverse backgrounds?
  • Circle icon Do you have the patience and persistence to ensure accuracy and precision in your work?