Academy for Occupational Health & Construction Safety (AOHCS)



25 Chapel Street
Howard Building, 4th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Phone: 718-552-1116



Course Cancellation

The Academy reserves the right to cancel any course or modify the schedule. In the event of such a cancellation, students will receive a full refund of all tuition and fees.

Withdrawal Refunds

100% refunded when a written withdrawal notice is received prior to the first class meeting.

Class Meetings & Attendance

Unless students are notified otherwise, all courses will start according to the published schedule.

An instructional hour is 50 minutes in the Academy except where specifically noted in the course description.

Successful completion requires 100% attendance and an overall passing grade or mark.


Certifications are presented upon successful class completion. Examples of certifications are listed below:

  • OSHA Cards
  • NYC Department of Buildings Photo Identifications
  • Various Certificates of Completion

Letters of attendance may substitute official certification if there is a delay in the receipt of OSHA cards or the production of licensure.

Replacement Certifications

To obtain a replacement certification, please complete an Academy registration form and select the “Replacement Card” checkbox and submit as you would your registration.

There is a $20 fee per certificate replacement.

Financial Assistance

No college based financial aid is available. The Academy accepts duly authorized vouchers from public agencies, unions and private organizations. Please also note that several programs are approved for Veterans' Benefits. Students who meet Federal, State and City income guidelines may be eligible for Workforce Investment Act assistance for selected programs.

Physical Activities

Students who enroll in courses involving physical activities do so with the understanding that the Academy and New York City College of Technology is absolved from responsibility and/or liability for personal injury and loss or damage to personal property.


Senior Citizens 65 years and older, full-time New York City College of Technology (NYCCT) faculty/staff, and current full-time NYCCT students are eligible for a 15% tuition discount on a space available basis. State and/or College ID must be presented to validate the discount.

Statement of Non-Discrimination:

New York City College of Technology is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Institution. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, marital status, disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, alienage or citizenship, military or veteran status, or status as victim of domestic violence in its student admissions, employment, access to programs, and administration of educational policies. Gilen Chan, Esq., is the College’s affirmative action officer and coordinator for Title IX, which prohibits sex discrimination in federally assisted education programs, and coordinator for the Age Discrimination Act, which prohibits age discrimination in federally assisted education programs. Ms. Chan is also the College coordinator for the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504, which prohibit discrimination on the basis of disability. Her office is located in Namm 325.

Registration Fee

A $20 non-refundable registration fee is included in all Academy course fees.