Training

Regular Scheduled Classes At the Whitecourt Location Only.
december 2019 and january 2020 whitecourt training calendars

  • SFA/C/AED Standard First Aid/CPR C/AED $150.00 +

    This two-day course covers all the skills in Emergency First Aid plus first aid for other injuries and illnesses including head and spinal inju¬ries, fractures of the upper and lower limbs. This course includes Level C CPR training and certification (Adult, Child, Infant, and 2-rescuer resuscitation) and AED training and certification. All cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) modules and courses are taught to St John Ambulance national standards.

    • Class Size: Max 18 (Min 10 out of town)
    • Replacement Certificates: Issued from St. John Ambulance 1-800-665-7114
  • BLS CPR (Health Care Provider) $105.00 +

    BLS CPR is for individuals who are working or plan to be working in the Health Care field and require the Health Care Provider level of CPR. The course includes all CPR skills plus advanced skills such as artificial respiration and use of bag valve masks, pocket masks, one rescuer and two rescuer skills for adult child and infant, and AED training. Min. age: 16 years

    • Class Size: Max 12 (Min 10 out of town)
    • Replacement Certificates: Issued from St. John Ambulance 1-800-665-7114
  • SFA/C/AED Recert Challenge $150.00 +

    BLS CPR is for individuals who are working or plan to be working in the Health Care field and require the Health Care Provider level of CPR. The course includes all CPR skills plus advanced skills such as artificial respiration and use of bag valve masks, pocket masks, one rescuer and two rescuer skills for adult child and infant, and AED training. Min. age: 16 years

    • Class Size: Max 12 (Min 10 out of town)
    • Replacement Certificates: Issued from St. John Ambulance 1-800-665-7114
  • Fall Protection $ 175.00 +

    This one day Industrial / Commercial End-User program will allow you to understand the use of fall protection, as it relates to what you do at height. Various fall protection options exist; this course will identify which options best meet your needs and give you the tools and knowledge to work at height safely. The course material is energetically delivered over a full day that includes hands-on activities, video analysis, and focuses on student participation. Course delivery is performed by one of our highly qualified instructors.

    Course Topics Include

    • Fall accident statistics, Clearance & freefall calculations
    • Governing bodies and regulations
    • Dynamics of falling, Suspension trauma & Rescue principles
    • Fall protection systems & planning
    • Fall arrest system components
    • Harness fitting (includes hands on suspension exercise)
    • Specialty solutions
    • Equipment care and inspection (includes hands on exercise)

    • Class Size: Max 16 (Min 10 out of town)
    • Replacement Certificates: Issued from Fall Pro Group Phone: 403-270-2332
  • Confined Space Entry/Monitor with Basic Rescue $175.00 +

    A confined space is defined as a space that has limited means of entry or exit and is still large enough for a person to enter and perform work. A confined space could contain serious hazards. The Confined Space/Entry Monitor training course is for workers required to enter, or monitor the entry, into a confined space. The additional supplement course will give the student a basic rescue certificate.

    Upon completion of this 8 hr course you will be able to identify types of confined spaces, have the ability to assess potential hazards and act accordingly.

    Other course topics include:

    • Standards legislated by Alberta Occupational Health & Safety
    • Confined Space Regional Code of Practice
    • Planning and permitting entries
    • Emergency response
    • Requirements of confined space entry
    • Role of Confine Space Monitor
    • Basic Rescue

    This course will be delivered in a classroom setting and include a written exam.

    • Class Size: Max 20 (Min 10 out of town)
    • Replacement Certificates: Issued from Instructor $10
  • Hours of Service $125.00 +

    • History of the Hours of Service Regulations
    • Fatigue Management
    • Federal and Provincial Regulations
    • On Duty status, Off Duty Status
    • US DOT Regulations
    • How to do and use log books
    • Logbook Examples
    • Daily limits
    • Driver Types
    • Exemptions
    • Enforcement

    • Class Size: Max 20 (Min 10 out of town)
    • Replacement Certificates: Issued from Instructor $10
  • H2S Alive (Energy Safety Canada) $150.00 +

    The H2S Alive course is safety training for individuals working in the petroleum industry who could be exposed to hydrogen sulphide (H2S). Course topics include:

    • Physical properties and health hazards of H2S
    • Hazard assessments
    • Breathing apparatus
    • Detection of H2S
    • Basic rescue procedures

    • Class Size: Max 20 (Min 10 out of town)
    • Replacement Certificates: Issued from Energy Safety Canada 1-800-667-5557
  • Detection and Control of Flammable Substances (Energy Safety Canada) $150.00 +

    Eight hour course which includes a practical portion and the following:

    Gain an understanding on how to safely monitor, assess hazards and control flammable substances through lectures, demonstrations and hands-on practice.

    Designed For

    Personnel who may need to undertake monitoring of potentially hazardous atmospheres in the workplace while working in the oil and gas industry.

    Topics Include

    • Introduction to flammable substances
    • Principles of flammable gas/vapor
    • Care and preparation of combustible gas monitors
    • Sampling strategies and interpretation of monitor readings
    • Control methods for high combustible gas readings

    • Class Size: Max 20 (Min 10 out of town)
    • Replacement Certificates: Issued from Energy Safety Canada 1-800-667-5557
  • Ground Disturbance Level II (Global) $175.00 +

    Level II® is designed for any party that is supervising a ground disturbance, independently performing a ground disturbance, or issuing and receiving ground disturbance permits.

    The program ensures that Level II® personnel are familiar with, and fully understand, all the regulations and variances involved when a ground disturbance takes place. The course is presented in a logical sequence – from the pre-planning stage to the actual dig – and highlights the “‘must’s” compared to the “should’s”.

    Level II® is the standardized program recognized by industry regulators.

    • Participants learn how to clarify sources when searching for underground facilities, provide notification to the facility owner and receive owner notification.
    • Participants gain an understanding of the necessary approvals/crossing agreements and regulations necessary before creating a ground disturbance.
    • They learn to create a plot plan/site drawing, gain an understanding of line locating and learn about types of exposure.
    • Participants will also learn how to do a back-fill inspection, as well as how to use permits and conduct pre-job meetings.
    • Emergency response plans and what to do in case an underground facility is contacted are also covered.

    Objectives are tested by written competency exam. Certification, valid for three years, is issued upon completion of objectives. This course is assessed to the ABCGA Standard 201 Ground Disturbance - Supervisory.

    • Class Size: Max 20 (Min 10 out of town)
    • Replacement Certificates: Issued from Global 403-934-5046
  • CSO (Common Safety Orientation) (Energy Safety Canada) $150.00 +

    The Common Safety Orientation (CSO) is intended for new workers in the oil and gas industry. With content that is driven and endorsed by industry, the CSO provides consistent safety messaging that clearly explains safe work practices and eliminates the need for redundant general orientation training.

    Topics Include

    • Personal accountability for a safe work environment
    • Arriving ready to work
    • Major hazards in the oil and gas industry
    • The Life Saving Rules
    • Worksite maintenance
    • Emergency preparedness and response procedures
    • Reporting incidents and near misses
    • Safe work communications
    • Contributing to a respectful workplace

    Objectives are tested by written competency exam. Certification, valid for three years, is issued upon completion of objectives. This course is assessed to the ABCGA Standard 201 Ground Disturbance - Supervisory.

    • Class Size: Max 20 (Min 10 out of town)
    • Replacement Certificates: Issued from Energy Safety Canada 1-800-667-5557
  • Oilfield Driver Awareness (Energy Safety Canada) $175.00 +

    Gain knowledge to improve on-road driving behaviours and better understand the factors that influence driver attitudes.

    Designed For

    Professional drivers and workers who drive in oilfield driving environments.

    Topics Include

    • Professional driving attitude
    • Defensive driving skills
    • Regulations and policies
    • National Safety Code (NSC) requirements
    • Proper vehicle inspection
    • Off-highway driving techniques
    • Road conditions and hazards
    • Journey management

    Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Certificate of Completion that is valid for three years.

    This course is approved by Alberta Transportation as a Professional Driver Improvement Course (PDIC). Participants with an Alberta Operator’s License who receive 80% or better on the written examination are eligible for a reduction of up to three demerit points from their driving record from Alberta Transportation through any Alberta registries agent.

    • Class Size: Max 20 (Min 10 out of town)
    • Replacement Certificates: Issued from Energy Safety Canada 1-800-667-5557
  • Fire Extinguisher Training $150.00 +

    History of the fire extinguisher, proper procedures for fighting/extinguishing a fire, hands on training using Bullex fire system and CO2 extinguishers, chemistry of fire, the different classes of fire extinguishers, fire extinguisher inspection & maintenance, classroom and hands on training.

    • NO MESS!! (CO2 or H20 extinguishers)
    • Live fire with 2 different systems – 3,000,000 BTU of live fire
    • Classroom/hands on training

    • Class Size: Max 20 Min 10
  • Flag Person Training $150.00 +

    This one-day course provides information about standardized flagging procedures for the construction industry in Alberta. Individuals who are exposed to traffic hazards created by vehicles and/or equipment at the work site would benefit from the information provided in this course.

    Course Topics

    • Legislated responsibilities for the employer and the flagger
    • Developing a training program for workers with varying levels of flagging experience
    • A flagger's responsibility to protect themselves, co-workers, and the public
    • Correct flagging practices, procedures, equipment, and clothing
    • Communicating with co-workers and the public
    • Dealing with emergency vehicles and other exceptional situations

    Certification

    This course has a written test component only. Participants must achieve a minimum score of 80% on an open-book written test for course certification. Certification allows participants to use ACSA's material to deliver Flagger training at their work sites. Trainers must re-certify in this course every three (3) years.

    • Class Size: Max 20 (Min 10 out of town)
    • Replacement Certificates: Issued from Alberta Construction Safety Association
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