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Online Tools at NSCC: Printing WHMIS/OHS Certificates

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Printing WHMIS / OHS Certificates

Printing Your Certificate of Completion

Once you have completed the content in the course, along with the Final Exam, you will be eligible to receive a Certificate of Completion. This certificate is a system generated document and will be available to you for printing / reprinting as long as you have access to Brightspace. It is accessible by clicking “Awards”. Access to the Awards area is on both the My Home page and the Course Home page.


Finding your Certificate of Completion

Click on “Awards”, on the Navigation bar, found on the course page (first image) or on Tools & Resources and then Awards on the My Home page (second image) when you first log in to Brightspace.

Course Home Page

Brightspace Main Page


The "My Awards" page will open and list all achieved certificates. Select the desired certificate and click either the blue title (A) or the icon (B) for that award.


My Awards Page


A new pop-up window will appear and display a summary of information about the selected certificate (1). You can continue to the actual certificate by clicking “Generate Certificate” (2) or click “Close” (3) if you have selected the incorrect one.


Summary pop-up page

When you click “Generate Certificate” (2), you are prompted to view or save the file.

If you click “Open” or “Open with”, a new window will appear and allow you to view the PDF certificate. Note: You will need a PDF viewer to view the certificate.

When this window is open, click the printer icon to complete printing your WHMIS / OHS Certificate of Completion.


This information was retrieved from the NSCC Service Desk Information on Printing Your Certificate of Completion for SAFE 1000 - WHMIS / SAFE 1001 - OHS.