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SDAO Academy Credit Eligible Courses

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The following courses available through your district's personalized SafePersonnel training website are SDAO Academy credit eligible:


  • Emergency & Disaster Preparedness (5 credits for Emergency Response Planning)
  • Confined Spaces (5 credits for Confined Space)
  • Electrical Safety (5 credits for Electrical Safety)
  • Hazard Communications (5 credits for Hazard Communications)
  • Lockout/Tagout: Energy Release (5 credits for Lockout/Tagout)
  • Respiratory Protection (5 credits for Respiratory Protection)
  • Trenching & Excavation Safety (5 credits for Trenching & Excavation Practices)
  • Bloodborne Pathogens (5 credits for Bloodborne Pathogens)
  • SDAO Board Training (5 credits for Board Relations and 2.5 credits for Public Meetings and Records - must take public records training to fulfill all five credits)

Please Note: Only 10 credits in each category (District Management, Human Resources & Personnel Management, and Risk Management & Operations) can be completed online. 20 credits must be completed at in-person trainings.*

*2020 and 2021 trainings marked as SDAO Academy credit eligible count as in-person trainings. SafePersonnel courses do NOT count as in-person courses, even if taken in 2020 or 2021.