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Course Descriptions

Keyano offers on demand safety training. To register or for further information on any of the Safety Training courses, please call 780-791-4931 or email safety@keyano.ca

AIR BRAKE “Q” ENDORSEMENT - CEAIRQ100  

This 16-hour course is for students who wish to receive the Alberta “Q” Air Brake Certification, which is mandatory for professional drivers of air brake vehicles. To successfully complete the course, students must attend 10 hours of in-class theory lessons and successfully complete written and practical examinations. Note: Students must wear personal protective equipment including a hard hat, safety glasses and steel-toed boots.

Course Length: 16 Hrs
Cost: $495 +GST
Textbook: Provided
Prerequisite: Valid Class 5 Canadian Drivers License
Maintaining Status: Successful completion of course is required once

NOTE: The Alberta Registry will only honor the “Q” endorsement on Alberta Registered licenses. Out of province licenses will have to approve the Q endorsement through their own registry. 

BASIC SAFETY ORIENTATION - CEOSSA300

The School of Career and Education Access is a licensed, approved provider of the OSSABasic Safety Orientation (BSO). Training will be provided by Certified BSO Trainers in Keyano College’s Testing Centre. The Oil Sands Safety Association (OSSA) Basic Safety Orientation (BSO) is a four hour, instructorled, pre-site access course for the four OSSA member companies (Canadian Natural Resources, Shell, Suncor, and Syncrude). Upon completion of the course, workers will be able to present their credential to any of the Oil Sands Safety Association Owner Member sites as proof of completing the required site-access orientation. The half-day interactive training session is designed to actively engage participants, with an emphasis on taking personal responsibility for workplace safety. The BSO curriculum is based on the new OSSA Regional Safety Rules, including 7 Life Saving Rules.

Course Length: 4-5 Hrs 
Cost: $200 +GST 
Textbook: Provided 
Prerequisites: None 
Maintaining Status: Successful completion of a certification is required once
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CARGO SECUREMENT - CECARGO100 

Course content includes an overview of load securement techniques and how to apply them. The training consists of 13 modules. The first two modules deal with the science of the standard and the remaining modules address specific cargo types, modes and characteristics. The 11 prescribed cargo specific modules include: logs, dressed lumber, metal coils, paper rolls, concrete pipe-crosswise, intermodal containers, automobiles (light trucks and vans), heavy vehicles, equipment and machinery, flattened or crushed vehicles, roll-on/roll-off containers and hook lift vehicles and large boulders. This eight-hour course is theory based with no practical or hands-on component. 

Course Length: 8 Hrs
Cost: This course is available for on-demand group training, as requested, please call 780-715-3903.
Textbook: Provided
Prerequisites: None
Maintaining Status: Successful completion of a certification or re-certification is recommended every 2 years.

CONSTRUCTION SAFETY TRAINING SYSTEMS (CSTS) - CECSTS100 

This course is designed for the individual worker and is offered only through eLearning. The training is divided into separate modules that can be completed at your own pace, and the full program takes on average five to six hours to complete. This course gives a basic overview of various health and safety topics, and students are tested for 100% mastery of content. This program has become a pre-entry requirement for many construction industry work sites. 

Course Length: 6 Hrs
Cost: $125 +GST
Online
Prerequisites: None
Maintaining Status: Successful completion of a certification is required once.

DEFENSIVE DRIVING COURSE - CEDDC100 

This course is a specially designed defensive driving course. It consists of classroom instruction aimed at improving driving skills and attitudes. It also offers the potential for reduction of demerits. 

Course Length: 8 Hrs
Cost: This course is available for on-demand group training, as requested, please call 780-715-3903.
Textbook: Provided
Prerequisite: Valid Class 5 Alberta drivers license
Maintaining Status: Successful completion of a certification is required once.

FORKLIFT SAFETY TRAINING - CEFORK100

The course is designed to meet the needs of counterbalanced, sit-down and rider type lift truck operators. Students must successfully complete the theory and practical components of the course. Course content focuses on inspections, proper handling and loading and safe operating techniques. Students must wear personal protective equipment, including a hardhat, safety glasses and steel-toed boots. 

Course Length: 8 Hrs
Cost: $245+GST
Textbook: Provided
Prerequisite: None
Maintaining Status: Successful completion of a certification or re-certification course every 3 years.

GROUND DISTURBANCE - CEDIST100

This course includes Level I and II ground disturbance certification. It is designed for workers who supervise ground disturbance, independently perform a ground disturbance, or issue and receive ground disturbance permits. Level II is the standardized program recognized by industry regulators. The program ensures personnel are fully aware of regulations and variances involved when a ground disturbance takes place. Participants are taught how to clarify sources when searching for underground facilities, provide notification to the facility owner and gain an understanding of the necessary approvals/ crossing agreements and regulations. They learn to create a plot plan/site drawing, gain an understanding of line locating and learn about types of exposure. Back-fill inspection and emergency response plans are also covered in the training. 

Course Length: 8 Hrs
Cost: This course is available for on-demand group training, as requested, please call 780-715-3903.
Textbook: Provided
Prerequisite: None
Maintaining Status: Successful completion of a certification or re-certification course every 3 years.

H2S ALIVE - CEH2S100

This course is valuable to anyone who works where hydrogen sulfide may be a hazard. The course covers the physical properties and health hazards of H2S, how to protect yourself and how to perform basic rescue techniques. Each student is required to operate a self-contained breathing apparatus, a detector tube device and perform rescue breathing. 

Course Length: 8 Hrs
Cost: This course is available for on-demand group training, as requested, please call 780-715-3903.
Textbook: None
Prerequisite: None
Maintaining Status: Successful completion of a certification or re-certification course every 3 years

WINTER WORKPLACE SAFETY (ONLINE) - CEICE100

This interactive iLearn course consists of four modules that can be taken at your own pace. It offers students the opportunity to have the necessary training and tools to understand the dangers of falling ice and other winter workplace snow and ice hazards, before they begin employment on a job site. Course and registration inquiries contact 780-792-5131.

Course Length: 3 hrs
Textbook: None
Prerequisite: None
Maintaining Status: None

CONFINED SPACE - CECONSP100

This course provides participants with an overview and introduction to confined spaces. Course content includes legislated requirements and the recognition and understanding of hazards and controls associated with confined spaces. The training also includes information necessary to perform specific confined space monitoring duties and to ensure appropriate emergency response protocols.

Course Length: 8 Hrs
Cost: This course is available for on-demand group training, as requested, please call 780-715-3903.
Textbook: None
Prerequisite: None
Maintaining Status: Successful completion of a certification or recertification course every 3 years.

ELEVATED WORK PLATFOM (EWP) - CEEWP100

This course is designed to develop safe and efficient operator practices for scissor lifts and various elevated work platforms. Upon successful completion, the learner will be able to demonstrate an awareness of the purpose, function and basic concepts of the operation of work platforms. This course will cover equipment inspection and pre-operation, job site, path of travel and work area inspection, manufacturer requirements, Canadian Standards Association and Worker’s Health & Safety Rules and Regulations as well as practical operation. Each student is required to operate all controls and understand all functions of the lift. Students must wear personal protective equipment (PPE) including a hardhat, safety glasses and steel-toed boots. 

Course Length: 8 Hrs
Cost: This course is available for on-demand group training, as requested, please call 780-715-3903.

Textbook: Provided
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Fall Protection course (OSSA Accredited). 
Maintaining Status: Successful completion of a certification or recertification course every 3 years.

 FALL PROTECTION - CEFALL100

This one-day course provides participants with the legislated requirements of fall protection systems, including identifying potential fall hazards, fall protection regulations for Alberta, hazard analysis and risk assessment, selecting and using a personal fall protection system as well as inspection, maintenance and storage of fall protection equipment. This course includes theory and practical components. 

Course Length: 8 Hrs
Cost: This course is available for on-demand group training, as requested, please call 780-715-3903.
Textbook: Provided
Prerequisite: None
Maintaining Status: Successful completion of a certification or re-certification course every 3 years.

PROFESSIONAL DRIVER IMPROVEMENT COURSE (PDIC) - CEPDIC100

This course is a specially designed defensive driving course for the professional driver. It consists of classroom instruction aimed at improving driving skills and attitudes. It also offers the potential for reduction of demerits. 

Course Length: 8 Hrs
Cost: This course is available for on-demand group training, as requested, please call 780-715-3903.
Textbook: Provided
Prerequisite: Valid Class 1 or 3 Alberta license
Maintaining Status: Successful completion of a certification or re-certification is recommended every 2 years

RIGGING & OVERHEAD CRANE - CERIGG150

In this one day course students identify the responsibilities of a rigger and demonstrate knowledge of safe practices in basic rigging as outlined by Occupational Health and Safety. Students must demonstrate and comprehend proper hand signals and calculate the safe working load of any rigging arrangement using the Rigger’s Pocket Guide. Participants will also determine the maximum safe working load for any rope sling, web sling or common rigging hardware, and inspect the following rigging hardware: wire rope slings, synthetic fiber slings, lifting hooks, shackles, eyebolts and wedge sockets and turnbuckles. Students must wear personal protective equipment including a hardhat, safety glasses and steel-toed boots. 

Course Length: 12 Hrs
Cost: $395 +GST
Textbook: Provided
Prerequisite: None
Maintaining Status: Successful completion of a certification or re-certification course every 3 years.

SKID STEER SAFETY TRAINING - CESKID100

The course is designed to introduce students to safe work practices involved in operating skid steer loaders. Students must successfully complete the theory and practical components of the course. Students must wear personal protective equipment including a hardhat, safety glasses and steel-toed boots. 

Course Length: 8 Hrs
Cost: $245 +GST
Textbook: Provided
Prerequisite: None
Maintaining Status: Successful completion of a certification or re-certification course every 3 years.

FIRST AID TRAINING - CEEMED100 OR CEEMED 200

Learn skills for adult, child and infant CPR, including methods for rescue breathing as well as procedures to address choking, bleeding, wounds, shock and unconsciousness, head, spinal and pelvic injuries, bone and joint injuries, secondary survey, multiple casualty management, chest injuries, rescue carries, burns, poisons, eye injuries, medical conditions, heat/cold emergencies and administering EPI pens and/or metered dose inhalers. New protocol changes and AED certification are also taught in this course. Emergency First Aid 1 Day or Standard First Aid 2 Day options are available. 

Course Length: 8 – 16 Hrs 
Cost: This course is available for on-demand group training, as requested, please call 780-715-3903.
Textbook: Provided
Prerequisite: None
Maintaining Status: Successful completion of a certification or re-certification course every 3 years.

TELEHANDLER/VARIABLE REACH FORKLIFT/ ZOOM BOOM SAFETY TRAINING - CEZOOM100

This training program is designed to meet the needs of rough terrain forklift operators. The course is ideal for all operators as it is designed to reinforce the importance of proper safety, inspections, hazards, safe operation and handling techniques. Students must wear personal protective equipment including a hardhat, safety glasses and steel-toed boots. 

Course Length: 8 Hrs 
Cost: $295 +GST
Textbook: Provided
Prerequisite: None
Maintaining Status: Successful completion of a certification or re-certification course every 3 years.

WHEELED LOADER/FRONT END LOADER SAFETY TRAINING - CEFLOAD100

The program addresses inspection, safe operation, maintenance, guidelines, hazards, estimating loader production, and operating techniques. Students must successfully complete the theory and practical components of the course. Students must wear personal protective equipment including a hardhat, safety glasses and steel-toed boots. 

Course Length: 8 Hrs
Cost: $345 +GST
Textbook: Provided
Prerequisite: None
Maintaining Status: Successful completion of a certification or re-certification course every 3 years.

WORKPLACE HAZARDOUS MATERIALS INFORMATION SYSTEM (WHMIS) - CEWHMIS100

The program addresses inspection, safe operation, maintenance, guidelines, hazards, estimating loader production, and operating techniques. Students must successfully complete the theory and practical components of the course. Students must wear personal protective equipment including a hardhat, safety glasses and steel-toed boots. 

Course Length: 3-4 Hrs
Cost: $70 +GST
Online 
Prerequisite: None
Maintaining Status: Successful completion of a certification is required once.

SIMULATOR BASED DRIVER TRAINING

This course offers students a chance to experience a variety of road conditions and vehicles from the safety of the OPCON driving simulator.  Driving lessons using the simulator can expose students to a variety of road types, including urban, suburban, highway and mine driving as well as a wide range of vehicles, from sports cars and police cruisers to contractor pickups, garbage trucks, dump trucks and tractor-trailers and various pieces of heavy equipment. Simulators can also be utilized for emergency responder vehicle training, including fire trucks and ambulances. These vehicles can be programmed with different transmissions or to have different types off failures and instructors can control the driving environment,altering light levels, weather conditions and road conditions.

Safety training for:
- Wheeled Loader
- Dozer
- Excavator
- Rock Truck
And other various types of heavy equipment can be completed via simulators. Please contact 780-715-3903 for more information.