COR™ Essentials

3 modules

Course Length
90 mins

IHSA eLearning



This eLearning course is one of the mandatory training requirements for the COR™ program. This course will help the employer and organization’s designated Internal Auditor understand and commit to the COR™ program. 

This course is also available in an
in-class format.

Learners will have two attempts to complete the final test and must achieve a score of at least 80%.

Program Content
  • Overview of the COR™ Program

  • Benefits of COR™

  • Management Responsibilities and Commitment to the COR™ Program

  • The Plan-Do-Check-Act Model

  • COR™ Audit Process

  • COR™ Certification Process

  • Internal Auditor Responsibilities

  • COR™ Audit Elements

Did You Know?

This is a mandatory training program for an organization’s COR™ Senior Management Representative and Internal Auditor, and for those pursuing the National Construction Safety Officer (NCSO) certification.


Upon successful completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  1. Explain what the COR™ program is
  2. List the benefits of measuring an organization’s health and safety performance
  3. Describe the responsibilities of senior management regarding the Health and Safety Management System (HSMS), program development and evaluation
  4. Describe the main outcome of an annual Management Review of a company’s HSMS
  5. Explain the requirements of each phase of the Plan, Do, Check, Act (PDCA) model
  6. Describe the key responsibilities of Internal Auditors 
  7. Outline the criteria for assessing each of the 19 elements of an effective health and safety program.


By completing/passing this course, you will attain the certificate COR™ Record of Training

COR Essentials
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