Training

To help build community emergency preparedness at UCalgary, multiple training opportunities are offered for faculty and staff throughout the year. Registration for UCalgary courses is largely managed through Enterprise Learning.

Emergency Preparedness Training

Online delivery

  • Required training for all Emergency Wardens and Senior Emergency Wardens

Emergency Warden Training reviews evacuation procedures and describes in detail the responsibilities and duties of warden volunteers during an emergency. Learners have seven days to complete the training once they begin and they must achieve at least 80 percent on the test for successful completion.

Classroom delivery

  • Recommended training for all employees

Learn the right way to use a fire extinguisher with hands-on learning on a state-of-the-art training tool equipped with sensors and a digital flame that goes out when you properly use the laser-driven infrared extinguisher.

Prerequisite: Fire Safety Training

Online delivery

  • Recommended training for all employees

Know how to prevent fires and be ready if a fire breaks out. Fire Safety Training teaches common causes of fire in the workplace, hazards to look out for, emergency procedures and how to respond when faced with a fire. You will also learn to recognize the different types of fires and fire extinguishers.

Classroom delivery

  • Recommended training for all employees

Naloxone Training is provided by Staff Wellness. Participants will learn to recognize and respond to the signs and symptoms of an opioid overdose and prepare yourself to save a life.

Training covers: signs of an overdose, rescue breathing, preparing and administering an intramuscular naloxone injection, and assessing naloxone response. Participants will receive a free naloxone kit as part of the Alberta Health Services Community Based Naloxone Program

Register below for our scheduled offerings or book individual sessions — employees email staffwellness@ucalgary.ca, students call Student Wellness Services at 403.210.9355. 

  1. Main Campus

    Register for training at main campus

  2. Foothills Campus

    Register for training at Foothills campus

Classroom delivery

  • Recommended training for all employees 

Own your personal safety and learn how to respond to threats and active assailant situations. We’ll cover important information about UC Emergency Mobile, and the other UCalgary resources in place to ensure students, faculty, staff and guests are safe in our community.

Online delivery

  • Recommended Training for all Calgarians

Ready Calgary is a community preparedness program developed by the Calgary Emergency Management Agency (CEMA) for the citizens of Calgary. It has been designed to inform, educate and build resiliency to the impacts of emergencies. The course encourages safety at home, in the workplace, neighbourhood and community. Become a leader in your community and help empower a resilient network of prepared citizens.

Classroom delivery

  • Recommended training for all employees

Learn to effectively use the 80+ Stop the Bleed Kits located across campus, and empower yourself to save a life during an uncontrolled bleeding emergency.

This hands-on training session uses theatrical blood and wound simulators, and rehearses scenarios that some people may find upsetting — use discretion when choosing to participate and wear appropriate clothing.  

Prerequisite: Personal Safety Awareness Training 

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