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The Environmental Health & Safety Technician provides supervisory level training from our industry experienced and certified instructors through a variety of theory and hands on training. Get the skills and certifications needed to prepare you for a career across many industries at home in Nova Scotia or across Canada in Health & Safety and Environmental Services.
Health and Safety Technicians work with specialists in conducting tests and measuring hazards to help prevent harm to employees, property, the environment and the public. Technicians supports a safe working environment by maintaining OHS administrative processes, conducting training and using processes and common practice solutions to OHS hazards.
Occupational health and safety technicians work in a variety of settings, such as offices, industrial or manufacturing sector, construction and many other areas. Often, their jobs consist of fieldwork and travel.
METI’s Environmental Health & Safety Technician training program responds to the demands of employees in the area of health and safety. Students completing their training graduate knowing how to interpret and reference OHS legislation, develop OHS Programs, conduct audits and inspections of existing OHS and environmental programs, and design and deliver effective OHS training programs to staff for their employers.
The EHST Program meets the formal education requirements for certification with the Board of Canadian Registered Safety Professionals (BCRSP) for the Canadian Registered Safety Technician (CRST) certification program.
Whether you are upgrading your current skills or beginning a new path, METI will help you get your career started.
METI is a career college providing certified Occupational, Environmental, Health and Safety training for today’s industries… coast to coast.We provide occupational, environmental, health and safety training through our accredited and industry-approved programs and courses.
We are a registered Private Career College with Nova Scotia Department of Labour & Advanced Education. METI is a licensed Driver Training School in accordance with the Motor Vehicle Act offering programs of study in Environmental Health & Safety Technician Diploma Program, Class 1 Driver Training, Class 3 Driver Training, and Class 5, Scaffold Erector, Earthmoving, and Oilfield And Construction Skilled Labourer as well as Safety Courses, Safety Services, in-demand online training and are a franchisee for YOUNG DRIVERS of Canada.
METI is proud to say that in 2020 we are working with over 600 businesses and organizations, providing instructor-led occupational safety training, coast to coast. METI makes a strong effort to continue working with students after graduation so they can secure employment. We are passionate about graduating students with a real world education to help students get and hold jobs.
Our team is made up of industry-experienced faculty, instructors, and staff. METI’s training is geared to provide students with the knowledge, skills and certification needed to meet the requirements of a person employed in a variety of industries; whether as EHS Technicians, EHS Supervisors, EHS Consultants, EHS Advisors, Supervisors, Foremen, Hazardous Waste Supervisors, Class 1 or Class 3 Operators, Scaffolders, Oilfield & Construction Skilled Labourers, Equipment Operators, Temporary Workplace Signers, Traffic Control Persons, Confined Space Attendants, Fire Watchers, Bottle Watch Attendants, Confined Space Entrants and Attendants, Hazardous Waste Workers, Lead, Asbestos or Mold Abatement Persons, and much, much more.
Continued development and enhancement are top priorities for METI, and we continue to strive to provide the best training experience to our students and clients. Since incorporation in 1991, METI purchased Hatscan Online, an online training venture which has provided training for over 70,000 users and over 500 businesses.
In addition to the global reach of our online training, METI has delivered instructor-led training across Canada and in locales such as Scotland and Bangladesh. Along with providing classroom-based training, METI provides on-line learning. Our learning management system (LMS) administers and tracks training across 4 continents, allowing supervisors and managers to oversee training history and records of their employees with our Administration Control feature. Since acquiring our new campus in 2012, METI’s Sydney, Nova Scotia location boasts a training facility, complete with two building units with over 22,000 square feet and a fully developed training yard.
At METI, we maintain a friendly, fair, and creative learning environment which respects diversity, new ideas, and hard work, distinguishing us as a private career college. Growth and development are imperative to METI’s vision, and we strive to accomplish this by providing our students with quality, in demand, cost-effective safety training and certification.
We facilitate our safety training by using equipment that includes late model Class 1, Class 3 and Class 5 Vehicles, Forklift, Scissor Lift, Backhoe, Excavator, Mini Excavator, Rough Terrain Telehandler – Zoom-Boom, Aerial Work Platform, Confined Space Training simulator, Tower Rescue Training and Fall Protection Training Simulators, Respiratory Protective Equipment and Gas Detection Training equipment, a Fire Safety Simulator, a Hazardous Waste Supervisor Training simulator and Hazardous Waster Worker Training simulator, Asbestos Abatement Training simulator and Mold Remediation Training simulation areas, Underground Storage Tank Removal Training – UST Training Area, along with Frame Scaffold Training, Systems Scaffolds Training and Tube and Coupler (clamp) Scaffolds Training and much more.
METI ensures our training is current, is in demand and meets the ever changing needs of the labour market, by maintaining associations with: