Graduate Student Safety Certificate

Are you a graduate or postdoctoral student? This program will improve your understanding of safe work practices and enhance your employability after graduation.

Courses covered in this certificate program:

  • Laboratory Safety
  • Concepts in Biosafety
  • Chemical Safety

Already completed some of the courses? Visit the program site to learn how to apply for your certificate.

Did you know ...

This certificate builds attributes in the following areas:

  • Communication
  • Confidence
  • Ethical responsibilities
  • Critical thinking

... skill areas required for completion of the FGSR Individual Development Plan (IDP) .

In addition, completion of the certificate can count towards FGSR professional development hours! Visit the FGSR website for details.


Who should take the certificate program?

The Graduate Student Safety Certificate is designed for graduate and postdoctoral students. Students will learn safe work practices and how to implement them and will gain an important qualification when pursuing subsequent learning and work opportunities.

The certificate program is free of charge to U of A graduate and postdoctoral students.

Start the certificate program!