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CSTS 2020

Online Course

CSTS 2020 is the upgraded version of CSTS-09.

CSTS 2020 consists of the CSTS 2020 Fundamentals module and 20 optional Add-on Modules.  It is mobile friendly and requires internet access for all devices.  This program has become a pre-entry requirement for many construction industry work sites.  

On its own, the Fundamentals module is an interactive nine-module online course that serves as a general construction site orientation for workers new to the construction industry.   It is inclusive of industrial, commercial and residential construction and it takes approximately 2 - 3 hours to complete.  

CSTS 2020 Fundamentals Module:

  1. Worker and Employer Responsibilities
  2. Work Site Expectations
  3. Hazard Management
  4. Personal Protective Equipment
  5. Manual Lifting
  6. Hand Tools
  7. Noise
  8. WHMIS
  9. Emergency Response Preparedness

The job-specific Add-on Modules allow employers to customize the CSTS training to fit their specific site requirements. The modules range between 5 to 15 minutes each and can be taken separately.

CSTS Add-On Modules:

  1. Basic Ladder Safety
  2. Basic Scaffold Safety
  3. Confined Space Awareness
  4. Controlling Hazardous Energy and Lockout/Tagout
  5. Driving and Journey Management
  6. Environmental Protection
  7. Excavations and Exposing Utilities
  8. Framing Hazards and Controls
  9. Inclusive Dialogues - 2 hours
  10. Introduction to Respiratory Protection Equipment
  11. Mobile Equipment Awareness
  12. Propane on the Work Site
  13. Pumpjack Scaffold Safety
  14. Rigging, Hoists, and Cranes
  15. Roofing Hazards & Controls
  16. Transportation of Dangerous Goods
  17. Types & Uses of Safeguards
  18. Working Around Concrete Pump Trucks
  19. Working at Height
  20. Working Safely With Drywall

Q:  How do I know what CSTS 2020 Add-on modules I need to complete to get worksite access?
A:  It is your employer’s responsibility to determine the Add-on modules they require for your worksite access. If you're not currently employed, we recommend you complete them all.

SICA is offering the CSTS 2020 for $20.00 +GST.  This administration fee will cover the course setup, delivery of your login information, and any technical support you may require during the completion of your course.  The ACSA is offering the CSTS 2020 at no cost when you register on their website directly. 


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Course Certificates

Upon successful completion of this online course, a digital copy of your certificate will be available to print.  Each add-on module will have its own Certificate of Completion.

Course Contact Information

Leanne Hendrickson
Director of Education

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