Important Notices & Accommodations

New Requirements for COR™ 2020

Recently, COR™ was enhanced to COR™ 2020 in order to help interested workplaces qualify for financial rewards and recognition from the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development and the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board. For more information about COR™ 2020 click here.


Program Description


This half-day program provides an introduction to the four phases of the Certificate of Recognition (COR™) Audit:

1. Prepare
2. Perform
3. Summarize
4. Submit

It is designed to ensure that an organization’s COR™ Senior Management Representative and the COR™ Internal Auditor have the knowledge and resources necessary to successfully plan and begin implementation of the COR™ program.

It provides information on the program requirements such as audit team responsibilities, audit criteria, and project planning/scheduling.

This program is one of the four mandatory training requirements for the COR™ program. A representative from senior management and one permanent full-time employee designated by the employer to act as the firm’s COR™ Internal Auditor must take this prescribed training program.


Did You Know?

The four required training programs for COR™ are listed below:

1. COR™ Essentials
2. Basic Auditing Principles
3. COR™ Internal Auditor*
4. Introduction to Hazard and Risk Management

* Prerequisite for COR™ Internal Auditor is Basic Auditing Principles.


For complete details on how to achieve COR™, visit our Steps to Achieve COR™ webpage.

COR™ Essentials is available in both an in-class and an eLearning format. In-class sessions are listed below. To register for the eLearning course, visit the eLearning page.


Program Content

  • Introduction to COR™ Essentials
  • COR™ Program Introduction
  • COR™ Program Guidelines
  • COR™ Audit Key Players
  • Managing the COR™ Audit
  • Elements of the COR™ Audit Tool

Who Should Attend?

Owners or senior management who are interested in participating in the COR™ program and the full-time permanent employee who has been designated as the company's COR™ Internal Auditor.


Did You Know?

This course is also required for the National Construction Safety Officer (NCSO) designation. Both the eLearning version and in-class version of the program meet this training requirement.

Price Per Participant at
IHSA Facility
Total Course Price at
Your Facility
Program Duration
4 Hours
Member Fee
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Max Participants
Non-member Fee
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Session Details

From: Oct 14, 2022 - To: May 11, 2023
City: Any
Region: Any

E86265COR Essentials10/14/2022 8:00:00 AMOttawaOttawa Skills Development Centre Register
E85776COR Essentials11/18/2022 8:00:00 AMTorontoVoyager Training Centre - IHSA Register
E82537COR Essentials11/22/2022 8:00:00 AMThunder BayIBEW Local 402 Register
E85784COR Essentials12/12/2022 8:00:00 AMTorontoVoyager Training Centre - IHSA Register
E96753COR Essentials1/3/2023 8:00:00 AMCambridgeChristian Labour Association of Canada-Cambridge Register
E95886COR Essentials1/6/2023 8:00:00 AMOttawaOttawa Skills Development Centre Register
E93603COR Essentials1/9/2023 8:00:00 AMSudburyIHSA - Training Centre - Sudbury Register
E94911COR Essentials1/20/2023 8:00:00 AMBowmanvilleIHSA - Training Centre - Bowmanville Register
E97016COR Essentials1/31/2023 8:00:00 AMNiagara FallsIBEW Local 303 - Niagara Falls Register
E94777COR Essentials2/2/2023 8:00:00 AMKingstonKingston Construction Association Register
E96076COR Essentials3/3/2023 8:00:00 AMOttawaOttawa Skills Development Centre Register
E94958COR Essentials5/3/2023 8:00:00 AMBowmanvilleIHSA - Training Centre - Bowmanville Register
E96641COR Essentials5/11/2023 8:00:00 AMOttawaOttawa Skills Development Centre Register