Safety Training and Certifications

We have many types of safety training and certificates available to students and the community.

Replacement Certificates

CSTS: You can get CSTS replacement cards by printing them from your ACSA Student Services account (set up at registration), calling 1-800-661-2272 or emailing ACSA Support support@youracsa.ca to order.

OSSA BSO:  Refer to Energy Safety Canada's webpage

OSSA courses: Refer to Energy Safety Canada's webpage

Safety Training

Keyano College offers a wide variety of safety certifications to suit your workplace needs. Whether it be a small or large group we are able to accommodate your workplace needs.

Driver Training

Class 1 Mandatory Entry Level Training (MELT)

Effective March 1, 2019 standardized entry level training is mandatory for all new Class 1 commercial drivers. Training includes a number of government mandated training hours, standardized curriculum and knowledge/road tests for Class 1 drivers. For more information visit Alberta Transportation. Dates for Class 1 MELT program will be scheduled for a later time. Visit our driver training web page for more
Class 3 Driver Training
After you complete our Class 3 Driver Training program, you will be eligible for your Road Test with the Alberta Registry. Contact the Office of the Registrar for upcoming training dates.

**Our Class 3 vehicle is equipped with a manual transmission, and training includes approximately 30 hours of in-truck training (this inlcudes observation time, real time driving, backing techniques, walk arounds, etc.)**

It is your responsibility to purchase the Driver's Exam permit from the Alberta Registry. We will book and arrange your exam times.

More truck time can be arranged and purchased for an additional fee.

Equipment Safety Training

For Forklift, Zoomboom, Loader, SkidSteer and other equipment safety courses please visit our equipment safety training page. 

Course Schedule

Courses

 Common Safety Orientation

Common Safety Orientation (CSO) is the new orientation for the oil and gas industry. For more information, go to www.energysafetycanada.com. If you need a computer to take your CSO training, Keyano College Testing Centre offers a fully equipped computer lab.

Lab fee: $25 + GST

Please contact Testing Services for more information at 780-791-4838.

 Cargo Securement

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 and 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, concreate pipe-crosswire, inter-modal containers, automobiles, heavy vehicles, equipment and machinery, flattened or crushed vehicles, roll-on/roll-off containers, hook lift vehicles and large boulders. This course is theory based with no practical training/hands-on componenet. 

Course length: 8 hours
Note: This course is available for on-demand group training, as requested, please call 780-715-3909

 Ground Disturbance

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 hard hat 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 exposures. Back-fill inspection and emergency response plans are also covered in the training. 

Course length: 6 hours
Note: This course is available for on-demand group training, as requested, please call 780-715-3903

 H2S Alive

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 dector tube device and perform rescue breathing. 

Course length: 8 hours
Note: This course is available for on-demand group training, as requested, please call 780-715-3909

Wheeled Loader

 This 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 hardhat, safety glasses and steel-toed boots.
 Hours of Service with Log Book

Drivers, dispatchers, supervisors, and any other employee who reviews a driver's record of duty status, assigns loads or makes work schedules should have working knowledge of the regulations. This training will assist companies to stay in compliance with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations. The training course will review the basics of keeping an accurate, legal and current driber's log. 

Course length: 8 hours
Note: This course is available for on-demand group training, as requested, please call 780-715-3903

 OSSA Confined Space Entry

This course provides participation with an overview and introduction to confined spaces. Course content includes legislated requirements and the recognition and understanding of hazards abd 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 hours
Fee: $190 + GST

 OSSA Elevated Work Platform (EWP)

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, job site, path of travel, pre-operation, 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 (PPE0 including a hard hat, safety glasses and steel-toed boots. 

Course length: 8 hours
Note: This course is available for on-demand group training, as requested, please call 780-715-3903
Prerequisites: OSSA Accredited Fall Protection

OSSA Fall Protection

This course provides participants with the legislated requirements of fall protection systems, including identifying potential fall hazards, fall protection regulations for Alberta, hazards 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 hours
Fee: $190 + GST

Rigging and Overhead Crane Safety Certification

This 1-day course will allow students to 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 hard wear, and inspect the following rigging hard wear: wire rope slings, synthetic fiber slings, lifting hooks, shackles, eyebolts, wedge sockets, unbuckles. Students must wear personal protective equipment including a hard hat, safety glasses and steel toed boots. 

Course length: 12 hours
Fee: $295 + GST

Standard First Aid & Emergency First Aid

Learn skills for adult, child and infant CP, including methods for rescue breathing, as well as procedures to address choking, bleeding, wounds, shock, unconsciousness, head, spinal and pelvic injuries, secondary survey, multiple casualty management, chest injuries, rescue carries, heat/cold emergencies, eye injuries, burns, poisions, medical conditions, and administering EPI pens and metered dose inhalers. New protocol changes and AED certification are also instructed. 

Course length: 8 or 16 hours
Note: This course is available for on-demand group training, as requested, please call 780-715-3903

Winter Workplace Safety (online)

This interactive iLearn course consists of four modules that can be taken at your own pace. It offers students the modules 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 length: 3-4 hours

Fee: $145 + GST

Wildlife Awareness and Safety

This wildlife awareness and safety seminar will provide participants with the necessary safety skills to live, work, and coexist with wildlife. This seminar will demonstrate the following objectives: identify and become familiar with northern wildlife ecology, learn how to avoid wildlife encounters, discover the necessary skills to deal with a wildlife encounter, understand how to effectively use non-lethal wildlife deterrents, such as bear spray. This course includes a hands-on field exercise where students will deploy bear spray with the intention of becoming compeyent and comfortable using this tool. 

Course length: 4-6 hours

Note: This course is available for on-demand group training, as requested, please call 780-715-3909

 Reprinting your certificate
 

We can reprint Safety certificates for students that have taken the following courses within the past 3 years:

  • Air Brakes Q Endorsement (Valid 1 for year after training)
  • Forklift
  • Front End Loader/Wheeled Loader
  • Rigging & Overhead Crane
  • Skid Steer
  • Zoom Boom

The fee for each safety certification card reprint is: $25 + GST, which you can pay for at the School of Continuing Education office, Bob Lamb Building, Room BL200. You must bring a valid government-issued photo ID to receive the certificate.

 

Course Schedule Spring/Summer/ Fall 2019

Course Code Semester Course Date/Day Time Room Fee
CERIGG150-04 Summer Basic Rigging & Overhead Crane August 21, 2019 (Wed) 7:00am - 7:00pm SEIC101B $295 + GST
CEFLOAD100-03 Summer Wheeled Loader August 22, 2019 (Th) 8:00am - 5:00pm SEIC101B $175 + GST
CERIGG150-01 Fall Basic Rigging & Overhead Crane Sept 11, 2019 (Wed) 7:00am - 7:00pm SEIC101B $295 + GST
CEFORK100-02   Fall  Forklift Training Sept 23, 2019 (Mon)  8:00am - 5:00pm  SEIC101B $175 + GST 
CESKID100-02 Fall  Skid Steer  Sept 24, 2019 (Tues)  8:00am - 5:00pm  SEIC101B $175 + GST 
CERIGG150-02  Fall Basic Rigging & Overhead Crane  Sept 25, 2019 (Wed)  7:00am - 7:00pm  SEIC101B $295 + GST 
CEFLOAD100-02  Fall Wheeled Loader Sept 26, 2019 (Th)  8:00am - 5:00pm  SEIC101B $175 + GST 
 CEZOOM100-06 Fall Zoom Boom  Sept 27, 2019 (Fri)  8:00am - 5:00pm  SEIC101B $175 + GST 
CEFORK100-03 Fall Forklift Training Oct 7, 2019 (Mon) 8:00am - 5:00pm SEIC101B $175 + GST
CESKID100-03 Fall Skid Steer Oct 8, 2019 (Tues) 8:00am - 5:00pm SEIC101B $175+ GST
CERIGG150-03 Fall Basic Rigging & Overhead Crane Oct 9, 2019 (Wed) 7:00am - 7:00pm SEIC101B $295 + GST
CEFLOAD100-03 Fall Wheeled Loader Oct 10, 2019 (Th) 8:00am - 5:00pm SEIC101B $175 + GST
CEZOOM100-02 Fall Zoom Boom Oct 11, 2019 (Fri) 8:00am - 5:00pm SEIC101B $175 + GST
CEFORK100-04 Fall Forklift Training Oct 21, 2019 (Mon) 8:00am - 5:00pm SEIC101B $175 + GST
CESKID100-04 Fall Skid Steer Oct 22, 2019 (Tues) 8:00am - 5:00pm SEIC101B $175 + GST
CERIGG150-04 Fall Basic Rigging & Overhead Crane Oct 23, 2019 (Wed) 7:00am - 7:00pm SEIC101B $295 + GST
CEFLOAD100-04 Fall Wheeled Loader Oct 24, 2019 (Th) 8:00am - 5:00pm SEIC101B $175 + GSt
CEFORK100-05 Fall Forklift Training Nov 4, 2019 (Mon) 8:00am - 5:00pm SEIC101B $175 + GST
CESKID100-05 Fall Skid Steer Nov 5, 2019 (Tues) 8:00am - 5:00pm SEIC101B $175 + GST
CERIGG150-05 Fall Basic Rigging & Overhead Crane Nov 6, 2019 (Wed) 7:00am - 7:00pm SEIC101B $295 + GST
CEFLOAD100-05 Fall Wheeled Loader Nov 7, 2019 (Th) 8:00am - 5:00pm SEIC101B $175 + GST
CEZOOM100-05 Fall Zoom Boom Nov 8, 2019 (Fri) 8:00am - 5:00pm SEIC101B $175 + GST