Instructor Training

Are you passionate about overseeing and raising safety standards where you work or for your clients?
Come to us and learn from the best. Our credible reputation has given us a foundation for 20 years.

Touchback Safety is one of the first training providers to offer “Train the Trainer”. Our Superior programs with hands-on experience and invaluable expertise offer keen insights that serve to the very highest safety standards.

We offer post-training support to all Instructors and Clients.

OSSA Instructor Training is no longer available  since OSSA is being phased out. * However it is still offered for the same programs that we have always offered just no OSSA reference. We also offer Telehandler / Forklift / Skid Steer and Bucket Truck Instructor Training.

Email connie.r@touchbacksafety.com for more information

EWP – Elevated Work Platforms Instructor Training

Pre Requisite:

  • 2 Years in Safety/Construction Industry and 1 Year working specifically with EWP’s
  • Must also have valid Fall Protection
  • Length: 4 days (8am – 4:30 pm)

Course Content:

  • End User
  • EWP Awareness and Safety
  • Workshops on Self Propelled EWP, Boom Supported EWP, Manually Propelled EWP, CSA & ANSI Standards. Model &Component Identification Workshop, Operator Manual Workshop.
  • Instructor Development and Implementation and Presentations
  • Presentations of Theory and Practical

Upon Completion the Trainee Instructor will complete 1 – 2 co-teaches with a Lead Instructor.

Audits are conducted to maintain Integrity and Quality training.
First Audit will be held 6 months after completion of Instructor Training, and then every 2 years.

Fall Protection Instructor Training

Pre Requisite:

  • 2 Years in Safety/Construction Industry and 1 Year working specifically with Fall Protection
  • Length: 3 days (8am – 4:30 pm)

Course Content:

  • Workshops on Hazard Assessments, Elimination & Control
  • Types of Fall Protection and Purposes of Equipment
  • Calculations, Fall Protection Plan
  • OH&S and Manufacturer requirements
  • Instructor Development and Implementation and Presentations

Upon Completion the Trainee Instructor will complete 1 – 2 coteaches with a Lead Instructor.

Audits are conducted to maintain Integrity and Quality training.
First Audit will be held 6 months after completion of Instructor Training, and then every 2 years.

Confined Space Tending Worker

Pre Requisite:

  • 2 Years in Safety/Construction Industry or 1 Year working specifically with Confined Spaces
  • Length: 2 days (8am – 4:30 pm)

Course Content:

  • End User
  • Workshops on Hazard Assessments, Elimination & Control
  • All Applicable Legislations, CSA requirements
  • Understanding the Levels of Confined Space
  • Requirements of Monitors and tending workers
  • Rescue requirements and Emergency Response
  • Types of Monitors
  • Communication Methods
  • Instructor Development and Implementation and Presentations

Upon Completion the Trainee Instructor will complete 1 – 2 coteaches with a Lead Instructor.

Audits are conducted to maintain Integrity and Quality training.
First Audit will be held 6 months after completion of Instructor Training, and then every 2 years.

Register online for our training programs.

COVID-19

We are following the recommendation of the Alberta Health Services in order to protect the public and our staff and are temporarily suspending our "open courses". We hope this will be for only a very short period of time, you can still contact us through email/ phone for any inquiries (After April 7,2020 phone messages will be returned within 24 hours). We will continue to monitor the status of the COVID-19 situation, and provide an update if this changes.

If you are in of need training please send an email requesting training. A minimum of 3 students are required to put on a course. We will build courses as requested so check out our calendar to see if there are any upcoming dates. This calendar is live and updated when courses have been added.

Important Notice* Expiry Date Extension

OSSA certificates (Fall Protection, EWP, ConfinedSpace) that have expiry dates from Jan 1, 2020 to Sept 1, 2020 will be extended until Sept 1, 2020. These certificates must bear the holographic OSSA security label and may be validated with the provider that issued the certificate.

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