Construction Safety Training System (CSTS)

We offer the Construction Safety Training System (CSTS) program. By taking this self-guided, online course, you will learn practical skills and protection strategies to stay safe in a construction job. The program was developed by the Alberta Construction Association (ACSA) and it aims to reduce the number of accidents and injuries in Alberta's construction industry.

The program is intended for workers in the construction industry, supervisors, health and safety committee members/representatives and business owners/operators looking to improve health and safety in their construction workplace.

Admission requirements

You will need a government issued piece of picture identification.

Tuition and fees

Currently the course is free. You pay a fee of $25+GST for  using our computer lab.


You do not need prior registration for the course.  Walk-ins allowed, before 9 am.

Program structure

The CSTS program is a self-guided, online course with 15 training modules. The emphasis is on workplace hazards and how to avoid them. The web-based training allows you to learn at your own pace and have your knowledge tested through interactive questions and scenarios. It takes 6 to 8 hours to complete the course.

The certification does not expire.

Location and schedules

CSTS program is available in Room BL141 in the Bob Lamb Building at the Clearwater Campus. We are open from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. from Monday to Friday, except on statutory holidays.

Replacement cards

You can get CSTS replacement cards by printing them from your ACSA Student Services account (set up at registration), calling 1-800-661-2272 or emailing ACSA Support to order it.

For enquiries

Call Testing Services at 780 791 4838 or email us.