This course is designed for Outreach Training Program trainers who have completed course #501 Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry and who are authorized trainers in the OSHA Outreach Training Program.  The course provides an update on OSHA General Industry Standards, policies, and regulations.  Upon course completion students will have the ability to demonstrate continued professional development in their field by applying effective adult learning principles and interactive training techniques to clearly identify, define, and explain general industry hazards and acceptable corrective measures as they continue to teach the 10- and 30-hour General Industry Outreach Training Program classes.  
OSHA #501 Trainer Course in Occupational Safety & Health Standards for General Industry Authorized Outreach Training Program trainers are required to attend this course once every four (4) years to maintain their trainer status. The OSHA #501 may also be used to maintain a trainer's authorized status.


  • Outreach Trainers may only attend the OSHA #503 Update for General Industry Outreach Trainers course if their trainer authorization has not yet expired.
  • Prior to registration, students must provide a copy of their current general industry Outreach Training Program trainer card or an official transcript showing successful completion of the OSHA #501 Trainer Course in Occupational Safety & Health Standards for General Industry from their respective OSHA Training Institute Education Center, for verification of trainer status.
  • If their Outreach Trainer authorization has expired, the former trainer must satisfy the prerequisite requirements for attending, and subsequently recomplete, the OSHA #501 course.
To Apply:
In order to register for this course, you must apply using your legal name. (To update the name associated with your account, go to your account.)
You must also satisfy the course prerequisites. See the "Prerequisites" section above for more information.
  1. Request to attend the course must be submitted under the account of the person wishing to take the course. They cannot be submitted on behalf of another person.
  2. Download the prerequisite verification form. Once you have filled it out (only pages 1 & 5 are required), log in or create an account to upload the form along with a copy of your current trainer authorization card below.
  3. You will be contacted by email if you are approved to register.
Sheet Metal Institute
2379 NE 178th Ave
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Wednesday
8:00 am to 4:00 pm | Thursday – Friday
You will need to bring a government issued photo ID.