Laser Safety Training

Target Audience: All staff and students required to work with a class 3B and/or 4 laser must follow this course.

McGill students & staff click on register online using the McGill Human Resources Staff Development course registration system. Note: You will need to sign in on the top left side of the page.

Non-McGill student registrants please complete and submit the Paying Participant Training Form

Certification: A Laser Safety Course certificate is presented to participants who successfully complete the written exam. Certification is valid for a period of 3 years. If you have participated in a Laser Safety Course within the last 3 years, you are not required to attend again.

Dates: see calendar below

Duration: 2.5 hours (including examination time)

Cost (McGill): Free for McGill Community (students, staff and faculty). When registering using the on-line registration system you will be prompted to enter a FOAPAL - no FOAPAL is required therefore leave the field blank.

Cost (Non-McGill): $50 (if paid by PI); $150.00 per person plus applicable taxes for other payment methods.

E-Certification Status, please note: If you read "sent" and have not received your copy, please email ehs [at], along with the course date and your ID.


Course Dates

Date Time Location  

Fall 2018 - Winter 2019

E-Certificates Status*

(See above)

January 7 (Monday) 12h noon Refresher online exam e-certificates sent January 8
February 7 (Thursday) 13h45 to 16h15 Leacock, Room 232 e-certificates sent February 14
February 25 (Monday) 12h noon Refresher online exam e-certificates sent March 1
March 21 (Thursday) 8h30 to 11h 3610 McTavish, Room 430 e-certificates sent March 29
April 25 (Thursday) 12h noon Refresher online exam Registration is open
May 10 (Friday) 8h30 to 11h Leacock, Room 232 Registration is open
July 2 (Tuesday) 13h30 to 16h 3610 McTavish, Room 430 Registration is open