Information about Gateway Safety Services Courses in Lethbridge

Gateway Safety Services provides a variety of training courses for general and job-specific applications.

Below are the basic courses that we offer on a weekly schedule. Train The Trainer for most of our courses is available. Please note that the prices do not include GST. If you require specialized training that is not listed below, or if you want more information about our programs, please contact our office.

Business Safety Solutions

Gateway Safety Services offers custom courses for your business needs. If there is a course you are looking for and it is not listed, contact us!

Phone: 403-328-8496

Toll free: 1-866-922-4283

Fax: 403-320-8446

Email: info@gatewaysafety.ca

Accident Investigation

Duration: 4 Hours
Purpose: Basic training for personnel to determine cause(s) of an accident so that they may prevent further accidents.

Course Description:

  • Accident causes
  • Contributory factors
  • Fundamentals of accident investigation
  • Accident investigation process

Class Size Max: 20
Cost: $100

Alberta Transportation Air Brakes (Q Endorsement)

Duration: 10 - 12 hours
Purpose: Basic training in air brake systems on vehicles

Course Description:

  • Braking fundamentals
  • System operation
  • Brake system inspections

Class Size Max: 18

Cost: $195 per student

ATV or UTV (Canadian Safety Council)

Duration: 5½ - 7 hours
Purpose: To certify those who have an interest in and/or ride an ATV and reduce death, injury and economic loss caused by accident
Course Description: Introduction to Safety

  • Preparing to ride
  • Checking and starting your ATV/UTV
  • Posture, shifting and braking
  • Turning, swerving and quick stops
  • Riding strategies
  • Riding on hills and obstacles
  • Safe riding practices, loading and unloading of quads
  • All equipment must be DOT approved

Class Size Max: 8
Cost: $180 per student
ATV rentals are available at $280/day
UTV rentals are available at $380/day

Bridge Crane (EOT)

Duration: 8 hours
Purpose: Basic training for personnel operating bridge cranes

Course Description:

  • Daily inspections
  • Function test
  • Basic operation
  • Work area hazard assessment
  • Safety
  • Rigging

Class Size Max: 20
Cost: $160 per student

Class 1, 2 or 3 Training by the Hour

Class 1, 2 or 3 Training by the Hour

$120 per hour + GST, all training is hands-on in a truck or bus

  • Air Brake Course: $195
  • Class 1 and 2 require a driver medical test. Medical costs vary; use your doctor or ours.
  • Class 3 does not require a medical test.
  • Registry Fees:
    • Air brake written test: Approx. $20
    • Driver written test: Approx. $20
    • Road test permits: $140-190

These prices vary depending on the registry used. When calling, if you want to use our registry we can define the price.

Call for more information 403-328-8496 or 1-866-922- 4283.

Confined Space Awareness/Entry

Duration: 4 hours
Purpose: Basic training for personnel who work in low-risk confined spaces

Course Description:

  • Legislation
  • Preplanning
  • Entrant duties
  • Attendant duties
  • Hazard assessment
  • Safety

Class Size Max: 20
Cost: $120 per student

Confined Space Entry and Rescue

Duration: 8 hours
Purpose: Basic training for personnel who work in confined spaces

Course Description:

  • Legislation
  • Preplanning
  • Entrant duties
  • Attendant duties
  • Hazard assessment
  • Rescue
  • Safety

Class Size Max: 20
Cost: $160 per student

Equipotential Training (Hydrovac)

Duration: 4 hours
Purpose: By using equipotential bonding methods, reduce the risk of electric shock to all workers while exposing cables using hydrovac methods

Course Description:

  • Regulations, policy and procedures
  • Hazard identification
  • Step potential
  • Touch potential
  • Produce and equipotential zone with a hydrovac unit
  • Basic use of hydrovac unit

Class Size Max: 20
Cost: $100 per student

Excavator Operator Training

Duration: 8 hours
Purpose: Basic training for excavator operator safety

Course Description:

  • Legislation
  • Design
  • Daily inspections
  • Work area hazard assessment
  • Basic operation
  • Safety

Class Size Max: 20
Cost: $140 per student

Fall Protection – Personal (End User)

Duration: 8 hours
Purpose: Basic training for personnel who work with fall-protection equipment

Course Description:

  • Legislation
  • Proper use of equipment
  • Introduction to the physics of falling
  • Equipment maintenance and care
  • Work are hazard assessment
  • Fall protection planning
  • Rescue planning

Class Size Max: 20
Cost: $140 per student

Fall Protection for Rig Workers – Energy Safety Canada

Duration: 2 Days
Purpose: Provide rig workers with an understanding of the basic principles of fall protection.

Course Description: Principles of Fall Protection. This course is the prerequisite for 1 Day Rig Rescue Course

  • Anchorages & devices
  • Body support devices
  • Connecting components
  • Connecting devices
  • Lifelines and ladder climbing systems
  • Legislation in BC, AB, Saskatchewan
  • In addition to PPE, participants are required to bring a hard hat with chin strap

Class Size Max: 20
Cost: $275

Fall Rescue for Rig Rescue – Energy Safety Canada

Duration: 8 hours
Purpose: Is to introduce students to basic rescue equipment, procedures, techniques, perform various rescues in a controlled environment and stimulate the students ability to reason in any emergency situation.

Prerequisite: Must have a valid Fall Protection for Rig Work certificate

Course Description: Rescue team roles

  • Basic rescue equipment
  • Ropes and knots
  • Mechanical advantage
  • Management of escape buggy
  • Scenarios for skills, equipment, preparation and procedures

Class Size Max: 12
Cost: $250

Fire Extinguisher Training

Duration: 4 hours
Purpose: To establish a standard that all employees receive an educational program to familiarize themselves with the general principles of fire extinguishers and the hazards involved in the stages of firefighting

Course Description: Firefighting Theory

  • Rating and classifying fire extinguishers
  • Attacking live fires
  • Burns and treatments

Class Size Max: 20
Cost: $120 per student

Fit Testing

Duration: Depending on mask
Purpose: Qualitative mask fits for any size or type of face mask
Course Description: To ensure a proper seal, fit, care and maintenance
Class Size: Call as needed
Cost: $60 per mask

Flag Person Training

Duration: 4 hours
Purpose: Basic training in flagger duties, practices and procedures

Course Description:

  • Legislation, contracts and policies
  • Equipment and apparel
  • Positioning
  • Practices and procedures
  • Communication with motoring public
  • Flagger's code of conduct

Class Size Max: 20
Cost: $100 per student

Forklift Operator Training

Duration: 8 hours
Purpose: Basic training for personnel operating forklifts

Course Description:

  • Legislation
  • Design
  • Daily inspections
  • Work area hazard assessment
  • Basic operation
  • Safety

Class Size Max: 20
Cost: $140 per student

Gas Monitor Calibrations

Duration: 24-hour turnaround
Purpose: To calibrate monitors to manufacturer-specified dates
Course Description: We calibrate personal monitors to manufacturer specifications
Cost: $60, parts extra

Ground Disturbance Level 2

Duration: 8 hours
Purpose: Basic training for personnel involved in excavation
This course is assessed to the ABCGA 201 Ground Disturbance Standard

Course Description:

  • Understanding ground disturbance
  • Pre-job planning
  • Search the area
  • Notification
  • Locating and marking
  • Exposure
  • Inspection

Cost: $195 per student

H2S Alive – Energy Safety Canada

Duration: 8 hours
Purpose: To provide workers with basic knowledge and skills required to protect themselves

Course Description:

  • Properties of H2S and initial response strategy
  • Respiratory protective equipment
  • Detection of H2S
  • Rescue techniques and rescue breathing
  • Review case studies

Class Size Max: 20
Cost: $175 per student

Hazard Assessment

Duration: 4 hours
Purpose: Basic training for personnel to assess a worksite and identify existing or potential hazards before work begins.

Course Description:

  • Legislation
  • Hazard identification
  • Risk matrix
  • Hazard control
  • Follow up
  • Safety

Class Size Max: 20
Cost: $ 100.00

Hoisting and Rigging

Duration: 4 or 8 hours
Purpose: Basic training for hoisting and rigging

Course Description:

  • Legislation
  • Inspection
  • Hand signals
  • Sling angles
  • User responsibility
  • Use, inspection and maintenance of equipment
  • Operator practices

Class Size Max: 20
Cost: Call for price

Hours of Service/Log Books

Duration: 4 hours
Purpose: To understand the requirements needed to be in compliance with the regulations; Provincial, Federal and US.

Course Description:

  • Provincial regulations
  • Federal regulations
  • US regulations
  • Daily log entries

Class Size Max: 20
Cost: $100 per student

Light Boom Operator Training

Duration: 8 hours

Course Description:

  • Legislation
  • Daily inspections
  • Function test
  • Work area hazard assessment
  • Basic operation
  • Equipment maintenance and care
  • Safety
  • Rigging

Class Size Max: 20
Cost: $180 per student

Lock & Tag

Duration: 4 Hours
Purpose: Basic training for personnel whose job requires them to operate or use machine/item of equipment that is under lockout or tagout or work in an area where servicing or maintenance is done.

Course Description:

  • Lock, tag & verify
  • Documentation
  • Potential energy
  • Regulations
  • Safety

Class Size Max: 20
Cost: $100

Mobile Aerial Platform (Scissor/Boom Lifts)

Duration: 4 hours
Purpose: Basic training for personnel operating lifts

Course Description:

  • Daily inspections
  • Function test
  • Work area hazard assessment
  • Basic operation
  • Safety

Class Size Max: 20
Cost: $115 per student

National Safety Code (NSC) Training

Duration: 8 hours
Purpose: To understand your responsibilities for meeting NSC requirements, Standards 9, 10 & 13

Course Description:

  • Hours of service, Standard 9
  • Securement of loads, Standard 10
  • Daily trip inspection report, Standard 13
  • Vehicle weight & dimensions (Alberta)

Class Size Max: 20
Cost: $140 per student

Oilfield Driver Awareness (formerly General Oilfield Driver Improvement)

Duration: 8 hours
Purpose: Prevent oilfield transportation-related collisions and the potential for injury, property damage and environmental impairment

Course Description:

  • Professional driving attitude
  • Off-highway driving techniques
  • Regulatory requirements
  • Inspection and maintenance
  • Non-driving skills
  • Hauling and towing

Class Size Max: 20
Cost: Call for price

Oilfield Loader Operator Training

Duration: 8 hours
Purpose: Basic training for personnel operating loader

Course Description:

  • Legislation
  • Design
  • Daily inspections
  • Work area hazard assessment
  • Basic operation
  • Safety

Class Size Max: 20
Cost: $150 per student

Picker Operator Training

Duration: 24 - 40 hours
Purpose: Basic training in hazard assessment, elimination and control

Course Description:

  • Legislation
  • Daily inspections
  • Function test
  • Work area hazard assessment
  • Basic operation
  • Equipment maintenance and care
  • Safety
  • Rigging

Class Size Max: 20
Cost: Call for price

Professional Driver Improvement Course (PDIC)

Duration: 8 hours
Purpose: Basic training in defensive driving for larger trucks

Course Description:

  • Legislation
  • Professional driving attitude
  • Inspections and maintenance
  • Defensive driving awareness
  • Non-driving skills

Participants with an Alberta Operator’s License who receive 80% or better on the written exam are eligible for a reduction of up to 3 demerit points from their driving record.

Class Size Max: 20
Cost: $120 per student

Safe Trenching and Excavation

Duration: 8 hours
Purpose: Basic training for personal involved in excavation

Course Description:

  • Legislation
  • Guidelines for safe excavation in Alberta
  • Trenching and excavation
  • Protection system types
  • Emergency response

Class Size Max: 20
Cost: Call for price

Skid Steer (Bobcat)

Duration: 8 hours
Purpose: Basic training for personnel operating skid steer/Bobcat

Course Description:

  • Legislation
  • Design
  • Daily inspection
  • Equipment maintenance and care
  • Use of equipment/basic operation
  • Pre-job hazard assessments
  • Safety

Class Size Max: 20
Cost: $150 per student

St. John Emergency First Aid and AED

Duration: 8 hours
Purpose: Basic training in Emergency First Aid Procedures: Level A

Course Description:

  • Recognize and provide intervention for life-threatening emergencies
  • Artificial respiration
  • How to help someone choking
  • How to deal with shock and unconsciousness, severe bleeding and CPR for adult casualties

Class Size Max: 18
Cost: $110 per student

St. John Standard First Aid, Level A or C CPR and AED

Duration: 16 hours
Purpose: Basic training in Standard First Aid
Procedures: Level A or C

Course Description:

  • Recognize and provide intervention for life-threatening emergencies
  • Artificial respiration
  • How to help someone who is choking
  • How to deal with shock and unconsciousness, severe bleeding and CPR for adult casualties
  • First aid for head and spinal injuries
  • Fractures of upper and lower limbs
  • AED

Class Size Max: 18
Cost: $140 per student

St. John Standard First Aid Recertification

Duration: 8 hours
Purpose: Those who use SFA on a daily basis

Course Description:

  • Must hold a valid SFA Certificate
  • Pick up a book 1 week prior to class and study
  • Must demonstrate skills as well as pass the theoretical exam
  • Unsuccessful candidates will be required to take the full course at their cost.

Class Size Max: 18
Cost: $130 per student

Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG)

Duration: 4 hours

Course Description:

  • Legislation
  • Classification
  • Documentation
  • ERAP
  • Reporting requirements
  • Offering for transport
  • Handling
  • Transporting

Class Size Max: 20
Cost: $80 per student

Variable Reach Forklift Operator Training

Duration: 8 hours
Purpose: Basic training for personnel operating forklifts

Course Description:

  • Legislation
  • Design and load charts
  • Daily inspections
  • Work area hazard assessment
  • Basic operation
  • Safety

Class Size Max: 20
Cost: $160 per student

WHMIS 2015 (GHS)

Duration: 4 hours
Purpose: Basic training for personnel working with hazardous materials

Course Description:

  • Legislation
  • Pictograms
  • Labels, supplier & workplace
  • Safety data sheets
  • Use of handbook

Class Size Max: 20
Cost: $80 per student

Schedules

Find out when our courses are happening.

Read Now
Gateway Safety Services Ltd

quality safety training & driver training

 5405 64 Ave., Taber, AB

  403-223-3034

Share:

Send to a friend

Send the url of this page to a friend of yours

Opening Hours:

Mon - Fri 07:30 AM - 05:00 PM

Available Saturday 

Service Area:

  • Lethbridge, Taber, and surrounding areas

Created by

Legal notice