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Industrial Safety Engineering Technician Test-Out Options

Earn credit for what you already know by testing out of a class, or by providing national exam scores or industry credentials. If you have any questions, or would like to start the process, please contact Wendi Ludwig at 715.803.1023 or studentrecords@ntc.edu.


Credits: 3.00

Analyzes the direct and indirect causes of accidents and examines ways to prevent similar accidents from occurring. Learners will also document facts, provide information on costs and promote safety. In addition, learners will examine how to train first-line supervisors in the area of accident/incident investigation and train employees how to report accidents/incidents. OSHA 300 log maintenance and corrective action will also be addressed within this course.

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Credits: 3.00

Examines occupational safety and health compliance procedures emphasizing areas such as hazard communication, lockout/tagout, confined space entry, personnel protective equipment, machine guards, hand and portable tools and fire safety. From this base knowledge the learner will be able to initiate and/or evaluate written compliance programs.

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Credits: 4.00

Examines occupational health and safety management principles, systems, and the supporting techniques to initiate and/or improve an organization's safety management system. Included is a focus on job safety analysis and fault tree analysis. From this base knowledge the learner will be able to coordinate safety policies and objectives in an orderly, consistent manner into existing functional areas such as operations, finance, quality and environmental management.

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Credits: 2.00

Examines workers' compensation laws along with the resolving of disputes. The learner will also explore the monetary costs of the program and distinguish fraud in the system.

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Test-Out Option Term Definitions

An exam that is scored by faculty or staff in NTC’s Testing Center.
Skill Demonstration
A performance of your expertise that is evaluated by faculty.
Combination: Test & Skill Demonstration
A combination of both a test and a skill demonstration.
A collection and explanation of your past learning through work or life experience.