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Course details

Introduces the Canadian legal system including its development, constitutional law, the Charter, torts, contracts, and business relationships. Emphasizes the application and importance of business law to the OH&S professional.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

2.0

Cost

$131.19 - $416.44 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below are two offerings of OCHS 1600 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 46415

Duration

Wed Jan 04 - Fri Mar 24 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 46415
  • $416.44
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 24 N/A N/A Distance
Instructor

Adrian Hingston

Course outline

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Cost

$416.44

Important information
  1. Guided learning format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. This Distance Education course is delivered through a combination of: PRINT (Course Manual) + ONLINE - including online exams. Internet access is required. To be successful, plan to spend 6-8 hours per week on your studies, starting Week 1. Tutor support is available by e-mail (or phone, if pre-arranged). Upon registration, expect to receive a confirmation e-mail entitled “OCHS 1600 - Winter Term - Course Information from BCIT”. Ensure you have an active e-mail address on file with BCIT so you don't miss this important e-mail. PRINT COURSE MANUAL / BOOKSTORE: The above price is for tuition only. The Course Manual is additional. Place your order with the BCIT Bookstore online at www.bcit.ca/bookstore/ or by phone at 604-432-8379 / 1-877-333-8379 (option 3) - end November. ONLINE COMPONENT: Accessible the morning of January 6 (first day of the term) - and includes the: Course Outline, Course Study Guide, Assignment Package, module Self-Tests, and MidTerm/Final Exams. Login via The Learning Hub at: learn.bcit.ca. SPONSORED STUDENTS: Information is available on the BCIT website. For course registration: www.bcit.ca/admission/fees/sponsorship.shtml. For course materials: www.bcit.ca/bookstore/sponsored.shtml. It is recommended that a “Proposed Program” (outlining the entire OH&S 45-credit Certificate) be requested by contacting the Program Head, Dave Wood at 604-432-8220 / 1-800-663-6542, ext. 8220 or David_Wood@bcit.ca. This “Proposed Program” will assist both sponsor and sponsored student with overall course planning and costs. Contact with the Program Head should be made at least 4 weeks prior to term start. IMPORTANT: Late registration will NOT be accepted (registration closes the day before the term starts - subject to availability). This course will be offered again in the Spring Term (April-June). Registration will open end February -- online or by phone (604-434-1610 / 1-866-434-1610, option 2).
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 47158

Duration

Wed Jan 04 - Fri Mar 24 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 47158
  • $131.19
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 24 N/A N/A Distance
Instructor

Adrian Hingston

Course outline

View

Cost

$131.19

Important information
  1. Available for re-registration (course extension) only.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. RE-REGISTER in this section ONLY if you were registered in the previous Fall Term, and did not complete all course requirements. This is a one-time option to extend for another 12-week term at a reduced tuition fee. Course work submitted in the Fall Term will be retained; you are ONLY required to submit outstanding course work. Tutor support is available by e-mail (or by phone, if pre-arranged). Upon Re-Registration, expect to receive a confirmation e-mail entitled “OCHS 1600 - Winter Term - Course Information from BCIT”. NO additional print course materials are required from the BCIT Bookstore. The Student Handbook + Request To Write Exam forms will be available prior to the Winter Term at: www.bcit.ca/distance/learnersupport/resources.shtml. Your initial course from the Fall Term will remain open for VIEWING for several years. HOWEVER, access to your Re-Registration course in the Winter Term will be available in January. You will need to access the Winter Term of the course in order to submit an outstanding assignment and/or write any outstanding online exams. Login via The Learning Hub at: learn.bcit.ca. NOTE: If you previously completed all course requirements, and failed the course - DO NOT RE-REGISTER. You must register in the Distance Learning course again at full tuition.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Recognize legal issues as they arise.
  • Obtain a general understanding of the law and how it is applied.
  • Apply the rules of law to situations related to the workplace.
  • Communicate effectively with lawyers and regulators, with a basic knowledge of the law.
  • Understand the issues related to occupational health and safety within the context of the legal environment.

Effective as of Fall 2003

Related Programs

Business Law (OCHS 1600) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

  1. Advanced Safety Management
    Certificate Part-time
  2. Occupational Health and Safety Practitioners
    Associate Certificate Part-time

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