These certificates assure all employers or potential employers that the practitioner has exceptional acquired knowledge, skills, and abilities in the specific areas covered by the courses.
The Safety Professional Certificate is the highest certificate offered by NASP and indicates the highest level of proficiency. The Safety Professional Certificate program is an indication of a level of proficiency expected of a safety professional who is capable of developing and managing a comprehensive facility-wide or corporate safety program and supervising others to do the same.
An SDC is involved in problem solving and application of strategy; their advice is based on conceptual and technical knowledge mediated by training and experience, analysis of evidence and critical thought. They understand how to use and access the evidence base and value professional collaboration. They are capable of working with minimal supervision and usually give direction to others.
A CSM is an implementer of strategy and actions normally mandated by those on the corporate level. They oversee and drive compliance and monitoring and are able to effectively employ a range of OHS tools and processes. They are likely to have a site or industry focus.
A CSM Construction Certificate provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for individuals who oversee complex construction sites or whose duties include 1926 Construction regulations. A CSM-C will oversee multiple contractors, provide competent person training, and develop required plans, programs, and procedures in the construction industry.
This certificate requires the successful completion of a series of environmental and safety-related modules.
This certificate requires the successful completion of various standards related to the hazards associated with exposure to hydrogen sulfide gas.
VII. Safety Auditor Certificate (SAC)
This certificate requires successful completion of various safety modules with emphasis on accident investigation, hazard analysis and proper safety inspections and assessments.