Start an Application
in the NCSO® / NHSA™ Portal
Application Fee: $125 + GST
Submit Proof of Experience
applies only to NCSO®
Complete the Courses
10 compulsory and 2 electives
Complete the Safety Proficiency Assignment (SPA)
Submit All Required Files
Course Completion Certificates, SPA, Proof of Experience (if applicable)
Write the National & Provincial Exams
Achieve at least 75% on both
National Exam: $60 + GST
Provincial Exam: $40 + GST
NCSO® / NHSA™ Certificate issued
Valid for 3 years
NCSO® / NHSA™ Maintenance
Keep up-to-date and recertify after 3 years
Not Sure if You Qualify for NCSO® or NHSA™?
If you are unsure whether you qualify for the NCSO® designation, you can submit a copy of your resume, filled out work experience template (PDF), or work experience letter (PDF) for the NCSO® Coordinator to review to email@example.com. Please note that field experience is NOT required for NHSA™ applicants.
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