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Construction Safety Training System (CSTS-09) (Online Course)

Online Course

Construction Safety Training System (CSTS-09) is a self-paced online course designed for those who are new to the industry or have not had formal safety training. The course fee is $65 + GST. The CSTS-09 program is broken down into modules and upon successful completion, a certificate will be issued. Certification is valid across Canada and does not expire.


Making sure that construction worksites are as safe as possible begins with providing basic safety training to all employees. CSTS-09 is the only worker-specific safety program of its kind in the province and is acknowledged industry-wide as an excellent learning tool for individuals who are either new to the construction industry or have not had formal safety training.

The 15 modules explore various aspects of a construction job site with an emphasis on being aware of common hazards and how to avoid them. Students move through the modules at their own pace, testing their knowledge of the content through interactive "question and answer" scenarios.

Module 1:        Your Worksite and The Law

Module 2:        Personal Physical Care & Conduct

Module 3:         Personal Protective Equipment

Module 4:        Workplace Hazards

Module 5:        Field Level Hazard Assessment

Module 6:         WHMIS

Module 7:         Worksite Conditions

Module 8:        Environmental Factors

Module 9:        Fall Protection

Module 10:      Emergency Response

Module 11:      Ladders & Scaffolding

Module 12:      Mobile Equipment

Module 13:      Machinery,Tools & Equipment

Module 14:      Excavating &Trenching

Module 15:      Defence Driving



You can expect the entire course to take approximately 6 hours (including 4.5 hours of video)


For CSTS-09 it is recommended to use a computer with the following:

Pentium 4, 3 GHZ
2 GB of system memory (RAM)
Speakers or Headset
High-Speed Internet Access
Adobe Flash Payer 10+

At this time it is not recommended that you use any version of Internet Explorer. We suggest that you either use Google Chrome, Firefox, or Safari to take your course.

CSTS-09 will not work on any tablet or smartphone


Cost: $65.00 + GST / per student

Course Certificates

Printable, digital certificate will be accessible online on successful course completion. 

Course Instructor Information

CSTS-09 is delivered through the BC Construction Safety Alliance (BCCSA). Registration for this course is through the BCCSA - the registration link below will take you to the BCCSA registration page.


Course Contact Information

For more information contact Maria at or (250) 596-9900.