Providing you with the experience and skills
to work safely in any environment

Dynamic Rescue Training

Training has always been a passion for Dynamic Rescue

Our instructors are highly experienced, industry leaders in emergency rescue, and hold Technician and Instructor certification in a broad range of rescue disciplines.  In order to keep pace with new technologies and best practices, all of our instructors continue to work and train in the emergency services.  

The end result is you receive training from the very best. You'll learn all the core technical concepts you need, plus receive unparalleled hands-on practice, at our facility or yours.  Whether you're just starting your rescue awareness training, or refreshing your well-seasoned skills, the Dynamic Rescue Trainers give you the skills and experience you need to go from the classroom to real-world scenarios.  For effective, cost-efficient, and highly applicable training, Dynamic Rescue is your final stop.

Train with the best, to become the best.

Sign up for our “open registration courses” or contact us to design a “custom program” for your workplace.

Course Descriptions

Course Descriptions

At Dynamic Rescue, we provide you with practical, hands on training, along with classroom-based technical expertise. You will develop knowledge and techniques that will assist in resolving real incidents with experience and confidence. Click on the links below to see a list of all the courses that Dynamic Rescue offers, or scroll down to see which courses are currently open for public enrolment. We are able to deliver any of these courses specially for your organization or company - please contact our office for details.

All our programs meet or exceed WorkSafe BC and NFPA standards. Students are required to pass a written and a practical evaluation at each level. Dynamic Rescue can also provide ongoing maintenance training and yearly proficiency testing.

 

 

INDUSTRIAL TRAINING PROGRAMS

Courses that deal with industrial applications.  All courses meet or exceed WorkSafe BC regulations.

  • FALL PROTECTION COURSES

    All courses that deal with fall protection and fall arrest

    • FALL PROTECTION Level 1 - BASIC

      8 Hours, 1 Day $ 200.00

      Prerequisites: None


      This course provides an overview of the potential hazards associated with working at heights and precautions, which should be taken to prevent injuries associated with falls from heights. The program provides an overview of the types of fall protection devices that are available and their intended use. This program will meet the requirements of WorkSafeBC Part 11 Fall Protection and Part 32 Evacuation and Rescue.


      Topics covered:

      • Overview of the necessity of fall protection
      • Identification, prioritization and control of fall hazards
      • Hierarchy of fall protection
      • Components of personal fall arrest systems
      • Critical concepts of fall protection
      • Inspection and maintenance of fall protection equipment
      • Fall rescue protocols
      • Provisions for establishing a rescue plan
      • Written fall protection plans
      • Self-rescue techniques
      • Small team assisted rescue
      • Proper techniques for wearing harnesses and equipment

       

      *This course is eligible for EOCP continuing education unit credits in the following certificate types WD, WWC, WWT, SWWS and related for certificate types, WT, SWS

      Register for this course

    • FALL PROTECTION Level 2 - SUPERVISOR

      16 Hours, 2 Days $ 350.00

      Prerequisites: None


      This course provides an overview of the potential hazards associated with working at heights and precautions, which should be taken to prevent injuries associated with falls from heights. The program provides an overview of the types of fall protection devices that are available and their intended use. This program will meet the requirements of WorkSafeBC Part 11 Fall Protection and Part 32 Evacuation and Rescue.


      Topics covered:

      Day One

        • Overview of why fall protection is necessary
        • Identification, prioritization and control of fall hazards
        • Hierarchy of fall protection
        • Components of personal fall arrest systems
        • Critical concepts of fall protection
        • Inspection and maintenance of fall protection equipment
        • Record keeping maintenance and training
        • Proper donning and doffing of fall protection equipment

      Field Based

        • Fall rescue protocols
        • Provisions for establishing a rescue plan
        • Development of a written fall protection plan
        • Self-rescue techniques
        • Small team assisted rescue
        • Wearing of harnesses and equipment

      Day Two

        • WorkSafeBC regulations for rescue Section 32.1 32.9 - Evacuation and Rescue
        • Best practices for rescue Bill C 45 and Criminal Code 217.1
        • Rescue equipment identification, inspection and maintenance-32.5,32.6
        • Equipment Specifications WorkSafeBC some NFPA 1983
        • Ropes and knots related to rescue
        • Anchoring and rigging
        • Mechanical advantage systems

      Register for this course

    • FALL PROTECTION Level 3 - TRAIN THE TRAINER

      45 Hours, 5 Days $ 1000.00

      Prerequisites: None


      This course provides an overview of the potential hazards associated with working at heights and precautions, which should be taken to prevent injuries associated with falls from heights. The program provides an overview of the types of fall protection devices that are available and their intended use. This program will meet the requirements of WorkSafeBC Part 11 Fall Protection and Part 32 Evacuation and Rescue.


      Topics covered:

      Day One

      • Overview of the necessity of fall protection
      • Identification, prioritization and control of fall hazards
      • Hierarchy of fall protection
      • Components of personal fall arrest systems
      • Critical concepts of fall protection
      • Choosing system components
      • Proper donning and doffing procedure
      • Fall protection programs
      • Record keeping
      • Maintenance and training

      Day Two

      • Documentation, due diligence & compliance training
      • Inspection & maintenance of fall protection & rescue equipment as per WorkSafe BC & NFPA 1983
      • Ropes & knots related to rescue
      • Anchoring & rigging
      • Mechanical advantage systems
      • Suspension trauma
      • Provisions for establishing a rescue plan as per WorkSafe BC Part 4.13 & Part 32 and the Criminal Code of Canada Sections 217.1, 22.1 & 22.2

      Field-Based

      • Development of a written fall protection plan
      • Self-rescue techniques
      • Small team assisted rescue
      • Fall arrest & fall restraint system components
      • Detailed inspections

      Day Three and Four

      • Adult learning environments
      • Principals of learning, instructional planning & equipment
      • Student safety during training exercises
      • Testing & evaluating student performance
      • Lesson plan development
      • Course & curriculum development

      Day Five

      • Practice teaching seminar & activity
      • Final Exam

       

    • Bosun’s Chair Training

      12 Hours, 2 Days $ 400.00

      Prerequisites: None


      This course provides an overview of the potential hazards associated with working at heights and precautions which should be taken to prevent injuries. The program provides an overview of the types of fall protection devices that are available and their intended use. This program will meet the requirements of WorkSafeBC Part 11 - Fall Protection, and Part 32 - Evacuation and Rescue.

      Topics covered:

      • Overview of the necessity of fall protection
      • Identification, prioritization and control of fall hazards
      • Hierarchy of fall protection
      • Components of personal fall arrest systems
      • Critical concepts of fall protection
      • Inspection and maintenance of fall protection equipment
      • Fall rescue protocols
      • Provisions for establishing a rescue plan
      • Written fall protection plan
      • Self-rescue techniques
      • Small team assisted rescue
      • Proper techniques for wearing harnesses and equipment

      Register for this course

    • Technical Tower Ascending and Self Rescue

      16 Hours, 2 Days $ 350.00

      Prerequisites: None


      This course provides an overview of the potential hazards associated with tower climbers working at heights and the precautions which should be taken to prevent injuries associated with falls from heights. The program provides an overview of the types of fall protection devices that are available and their intended use. This program will meet the requirements of Worksafe BC part 11 Fall Protection and Part 32 Evacuation and Rescue.


      Classroom

        • WSBC regulations for rescue Section 11 Fall Protection
        • WSBC regulations for rescue Section 32.1 - 32.9 - Evacuation & Rescue
        • Overview of why fall protection is necessary
        • Identification, prioritization and control of fall hazards
        • Components of personal fall arrest systems
        • Critical concepts of fall protection
        • Inspection and maintenance of fall protection equipment
        • Record keeping maintenance and training
        • Harness Hang Syndrome
        • Ropes and knots related to rescue
        • Fall rescue protocols
        • Provisions for establishing a rescue plan
        • Rescue equipment identification, inspection and maintenance. 32.5, 32.6

      Field Based

        • Anchoring and rigging
        • Tied web harness
        • Mechanical advantage systems
        • Lowering Systems
        • Safety Belay Systems
        • Ground and Tower controlled systems
        • Rappelling
        • Self-rescue techniques
        • Small team assisted rescue
        • Patient line transfer
        • Ground Systems
        • Written & Practical Examination

       

      Register for this course

  • RESPIRATORY SYSTEMS COURSES

    All courses that deal with respiratory systems and protection

    • RESPIRATORY SYSTEMS

      4 Hours, 1/2 Day $ 100.00

      Prerequisites: None


      This course provides the foundation skills for students who would like to utilize respiratory systems in their work place. Students will participate in classroom lectures as well as hands-on utilization of Air Purifying respiratory systems. Each individual will be fit tested and checked for proficiency. Successful candidates will receive a certificate. This course is in conformance with CSA Z94.4 and WorkSafeBC Standards.


      This program shall consist of the following components:

      • Roles and Responsibilities
      • Hazard Assessment
      • Selection of the appropriate respirator
      • Respirator fit testing
      • Training
      • Use of respirators
      • Cleaning, Inspection, Maintenance & Storage
      • Health surveillance of respirator users
      • Program Evaluation
      • Record Keeping

       

    • RESPIRATORY SYSTEMS plus SCBA

      8 Hours, 1 Day $ 200.00

      Prerequisites: None


      This course provides the skills for students who would like to manage a respiratory program in their work place. Students will participate in classroom lectures as well as hands-on utilization of multiple respiratory systems. Systems will include Air Purifying Systems, Supplied air systems, Closed Circuit Systems, and Supplied Air systems. Each individual will be fit tested and checked for proficiency. Each candidate will become proficient in fit testing. Successful candidates will receive a certificate. This course is in conformance with CSA Z94.4 and WorkSafeBC Standards.


      This program shall consist of the following components:

      • Roles and Responsibilities
      • Hazard Assessment
      • Selection of the appropriate respirator
      • Self-contained breathing apparatus
      • Closed Circuit Systems
      • Supplied air systems
      • Respirator fit testing
      • Training
      • Use of respirators
      • Use of Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus
      • Use of Supplied air systems
      • Cleaning, Inspection, Maintenance & Storage
      • Health surveillance of respirator users
      • Program Evaluation
      • Record Keeping

       

    • RESPIRATORY FIT TESTING - TRAIN THE TRAINER

      4 Hours, 1/2 Day $ 100.00

      Prerequisites: None
    • Introduction to Respirators:
      • CSA & WorkSafeBC Respiratory Protection
      • Hazard Assessment
      • Selection of the appropriate respirator
      • Respirator fit testing
      • Training
      • Use of respirators
      • Cleaning, Inspection, Maintenance & Storage
      • Health surveillance of respirator users
      • Program Evaluation
      • Record Keeping
  • HAZ-MAT COURSES

    All courses that deal with Haz-Mat awareness and response

    • HAZARDOUS MATERIALS-Hazmat Materials Awareness

      8 Hours, 1 Day $ 200.00

      Prerequisites: None


      This hazmat awareness level course provides students with the skills to recognize and manage the beginning stages of any emergency hazmat incident that they could encounter in the course of their normal duties. The primary focus of this course is on recognition, identification, protection, and notification.


      This course meets or exceeds:

      NFPA 472 (CH 4) Hazmat Operations

      Criteria for NFPA 1001 Firefighter I & II - Hazmat Awareness

      Needs of fire service or industry for Hazmat Awareness level actions


      Successful completion of this course gives students NFPA 472 Hazmat Awareness Certification

    • HAZARDOUS MATERIALS Hazmat Operations (CORE)

      24 Hours, 3 Days $ 700.00

      Prerequisites: None


      This hazardous materials operations level course provides a systematic approach for responders to a hazardous materials incident for the purpose of supporting or implementing protective actions. Students will have the skills and knowledge to conduct scene safety procedures, public protective actions, exposure protection, and defensive product control methods. The overall incident management elements of this course are effective in both fire department and industrial settings.


      This course meets or exceeds:

      NFPA 472 (CH 5, CH 6.2(PPE), CH 6.6 (Product Control)

      Criteria for NFPA 1001 Firefighter I & II - Hazmat Operations

      The needs of fire service or industry for Hazmat Operations level response


      This course is well suited to:

      A fire service recruit training program

      A fire department who is working towards a module based completion of NFPA 1001.

      Industry employees that are expected to respond and if necessary confine product.


      Successful completion of this course gives students NFPA 472 Hazmat Operations Certification.

    • HAZARDOUS MATERIALS Hazmat Operations (PLUS)

      32 Hours, 4 Days $ 900.00

      Prerequisites: None


      This hazmat operations level course provides all of the same skills and knowledge as the Operations Core course, plus a large number of mission-specific competencies. Mission specific competencies are ones that allow operations level responders to take more specific action and increase the amount of support they can provide to hazardous materials technicians. The overall incident management elements of this course are effective in both fire department and industrial settings.


      The following Mission Specific Competencies included in this course are Personal Protective Equipment, Technical Decontamination, Mass Decontamination, Product Control and Air Monitoring & Sampling.


      The following Mission Specific Competencies have been left out of Operations Plus due to infrequent requests but can be implemented into a custom course to meet your needs: Evidence Preservation, Victim rescue and recovery and Illicit Labs.


      This course meets or exceeds:

      NFPA 472 (CH 5 & 6)

      Exceeds criteria for NFPA 1001 Firefighter I & II Hazmat operations


      This course is well suited to:

      A fire service that is looking to implement or support a local response team with a defensive (operations) posture.

      Industry employees that are expected to respond and confine product.


      Successful completion of this course gives students NFPA 472 Hazmat Operations plus designated Mission Specific Competency Certification.

  • CONFINED SPACE COURSES

    All courses that deal with Confined Space

    • CONFINED SPACE Awareness - Entrant

      8 Hours, 1 Day $ 200.00

      Prerequisites: None


      This course provides the foundation skills for students who would like to move into the Confined Space world. It is a one day program with a combination of classroom and practical hands on applications.


      The course includes:

      • WorkSafeBC Standards
      • Rescue site overview and safety
      • Developing the ability to initiate and conduct non-entry confined space rescue
      • Gaining insight into hazard identification, assessment and control for entry and rescue
      • Learning to recognize the first responders' roles and responsibilities, given the limitations of standard confined space equipment
      • Operation of mechanical retrieval systems

      Students will be given a written, individual proficiency and team practical evaluation. Successful candidates will be certified to Confined Space Rescue Awareness. This course meets and exceeds NFPA 1006 and 1670 and is in conformance with CSA and WorkSafeBC Standards.

      This course is eligible for EOCP continuing education unit credits in the following certificate types WD, WWC, WWT, SWWS and related for certificate types, WT, SWS

    • CONFINED SPACE Awareness - Attendant (Non-IDLH)

      16 Hours, 2 Days $ 350.00

      Prerequisites: None


      This course provides the foundation skills for students who would like to move into the Confined Space world. This is a two-day course with a combination of classroom and practical hands-on applications.


      The course includes:

      • N.F.P.A. Standards
      • WorkSafeBC Standards
      • Rescue site overview and safety
      • Ropes (knots, bends and hitches)
      • Equipment familiarization
      • Simple anchoring and rigging systems
      • Patient packaging
      • Simple mechanical advantage systems

      Participants will develop the ability to initiate and conduct non-entry Confined Space Rescue as well as entry rescue into a non-IDLH (immediately dangerous to life or health) environment. They will gain insight into hazard identification, assessment and control for entry and rescue. They will recognize the first responders' roles and responsibilities given the limitations of standard confined space equipment. Students will be given a written, individual proficiency and team practical evaluation. Successful candidates will be certified to Confined Space Rescue Awareness.

      This course exceeds NFPA 1006 and 1670, and is in conformance with CSA and WorkSafeBC Standards.

  • FIRE EXTINGUISHER Training

    2 Hours, $ 50.00

    Prerequisites: None


    The DRS Extinguisher program is designed to train individuals to safely and effectively use fire extinguishers in an emergency. This two-hour course is suitable for people in industrial, institutional, or private business settings. The course is made up of two segments. The first is in-class where participants will learn about topics such as:


    Classifications of Fire

    The Science of Fire (what is it?)

    Methods of extinguishment

    Types of extinguishers

    Maintenance of extinguishers

    Fire attack planning


    The second segment will be conducted outdoors where all participants will have the opportunity to extinguish a live fire.

TECHNICAL RESCUE TRAINING

Courses that deal with technical rescue applications, from awareness to the technician-level rescue.  All courses meet or exceed WorkSafe BC regulations.

  • CONFINED SPACE RESCUE COURSES

    All courses that deal with rescue in the Confined Space environment

    • CONFINED SPACE Rescue Level 1 - Operations

      32 Hours, (8rhs x 4 Days) or 30 Hours (10hrs x 3 Days) - $ 700.00

       

      Prerequisites: None


      The operations level includes team-building working towards a systematic approach to Confined Space Rescue. Participants will gain the skills and knowledge to conduct rope based rescue operations in a variety of confined space environments. Rope based rescue systems will be utilized emphasizing the selection, construction, and proper use of these systems in the industrial environment. Students will gain practical experience in the use of communication systems, resource material, patient packaging devices, atmospheric monitoring equipment, air sampling strategies, and strategies/tactics for successful emergency entry operations. Students will operate as an integral part of a team environment and will be directed and monitored by instructors acting as team leaders. Students are given written, individual proficiency and practical evaluations. This course meets and exceeds NFPA 1006 and 1670 and is in conformance with CSA and WorkSafeBC Standards.

    • CONFINED SPACE Rescue Level 2 - Technician

      32 Hours, (8rhs x 4 Days) or 30 Hours (10hrs x 3 Days) - $ 700.00

      Prerequisites: Confined Space Level 1 - Operations


      The technician level requires students to demonstrate skills, knowledge and techniques for hazard recognition, equipment use, and procedures necessary to safely and effectively coordinate, perform and supervise a technical rescue incident in a Confined Space. Advanced concepts will be employed in rescue strategies, site management, team leadership, hazard mitigation, equipment and resource management and, information gathering. Technical rescue pre-planning and rescue scene management and termination will be explored and developed by the end of this course. The course consists mainly of field instruction. Students are given a written, and individual proficiency and practical evaluations. This course meets and exceeds NFPA 1006 and 1670 and is in conformance with CSA and WorkSafeBC Standards.

  • ROPE RESCUE COURSES

    All courses that deal with rope rescue and the application of rope rescue principles

    • ROPE RESCUE-Technical Low to Steep Angle Rope Rescue, Awareness/Operations

      32 Hours, (8rhs x 4 Days) or 30 Hours (10hrs x 3 Days) - $ 700.00

      Prerequisites: None


      This course standardizes embankment rescue and provides the foundation skills for students who would like to move into the high angle operations and technician level courses. The course includes N.F.P.A. standards, rescue site overview & safety, ropes (knots, bends & hitches), equipment familiarization, anchoring and rigging systems, patient packaging, simple mechanical advantage systems and low to steep angle embankment rescue scenarios. The course consists of both classroom and field instruction. Students will be given a written, individual proficiency and team practical evaluation. Successful candidates will be certified to low to steep angle rope rescue. This course is in conformance with NFPA 1006 and 1670 and meets and exceeds all WorkSafeBC standards for Steep Slope Rescue.


      Accreditation available for this program

      **This course can be combined with the Operations Level program to accommodate industry based training. It would dispense with the steep slope portion of the awareness program. (not usually required for industry)

    • ROPE RESCUE-Technical High Angle Rope Rescue, Level 1 Operations

      32 Hours, (8rhs x 4 Days) or 30 Hours (10hrs x 3 Days) - $ 700.00

      Prerequisites: Basic Rescuer or Low-To-Steep Angle Rescue


      The operations level includes team-building roles and responsibilities, ascending and descending, pick offs & line transfers, patient packaging, multiple lowering & raising systems, compound mechanical advantage systems and team scenarios. Students will operate as an integral part of a team environment and will be directed and monitored by instructors acting as team leaders. Students are given written, individual proficiency and practical evaluations. This course is in conformance with NFPA 1006 and 1670 and meets and exceeds all WorkSafeBC standards for rescue at heights.


      Accreditation available for this program

      **This program can be combined with the Awareness program to meet the needs of industry. This would encompass a five-day Awareness/Operations for Industry.

    • ROPE RESCUE-Technical High Angle Rope Rescue, Level 2 Technician

      32 Hours, (8rhs x 4 Days) or 30 Hours (10hrs x 3 Days) - $ 700.00

      Prerequisites: Rope Rescue Level 1 - Operations


      The technician level requires students to demonstrate skills, knowledge and techniques for hazard recognition, equipment use, and procedures necessary to safely and effectively coordinate, perform and supervise a technical rescue incident in the high angle environment. The course consists mainly of field instruction and includes advanced anchoring systems, compound/complex mechanical advantage systems, advanced line transfers, knot-passing, high lines, litter attendants, attendant transition and a variety of technical scenarios. Students are given a written, individual proficiency and practical evaluations. This course is in conformance with NFPA 1006 and 1670 and meets and exceeds all WorkSafeBC standards for rescue at heights.


      Accreditation available for this program

    • Technical Lead Climbing, Fall Protection & Industrial/Tower Crane

      32 Hours, (8rhs x 4 Days) or 30 Hours (10hrs x 3 Days) - $ 700.00

      Prerequisites: Rope Rescue Level 2 - Technician


      The technician level requires students to demonstrate skills, knowledge and techniques for hazard recognition, equipment use, and procedures necessary to safely and effectively coordinate, perform and supervise a technical rescue incident in the high angle environment. The course consists mainly of field instruction and includes advanced anchoring systems, compound/complex mechanical advantage systems, advanced line transfers, knot-passing, high lines, litter attendants, attendant transition and a variety of technical scenarios. Students are given a written, individual proficiency and practical evaluations. This course is in conformance with NFPA 1006 and 1670 and meets and exceeds all WorkSafeBC standards for rescue at heightsThis hands-on course provides the student with the skills and knowledge to act as a rescuer at a site where a tower crane is in use. Students must have advanced skills prior to being accepted for this course. The course will cover tower crane components, specialized technical rescue systems and WorkSafeBC regulations on "LockOut". Training occurs mostly in the field and consists of a variety of scenarios upon which proficiency evaluations are based.


      This course is in conformance with NFPA 1006 and 1670 and meets and exceeds all WorkSafeBC standards for rescue at heights.
    • Tower & Bridge Rescue Training

      32 Hours, (8rhs x 4 Days) or 30 Hours (10hrs x 3 Days) - $ 700.00

      Prerequisites: Rope Rescue Level 2 - Technician


      This course provides an overview of the potential hazards associated with tower climbers working at heights and the precautions which should be taken to prevent injuries associated with falls from heights. The program provides an overview of the types of fall protection devices that are available and their intended use. This program will meet the requirements of Worksafe BC part 11 Fall Protection and Part 32 Evacuation and Rescue.


      Classroom

      • WSBC regulations for rescue Section 11 Fall Protection
      • WSBC regulations for rescue Section 32.1 - 32.9 - Evacuation & Rescue
      • Overview of why fall protection is necessary
      • Identification, prioritization and control of fall hazards
      • Components of personal fall arrest systems
      • Critical concepts of fall protection
      • Inspection and maintenance of fall protection equipment
      • Record keeping maintenance and training
      • Harness Hang Syndrome
      • Ropes and knots related to rescue
      • Fall rescue protocols
      • Provisions for establishing a rescue plan
      • Rescue equipment identification, inspection and maintenance. 32.5, 32.6

      Field Based

      • Anchoring and rigging
      • Tied web harness
      • Mechanical advantage systems
      • Lowering Systems
      • Safety Belay Systems
      • Ground and Tower controlled systems
      • Rappelling
      • Self-rescue techniques
      • Small team assisted rescue
      • Patient line transfer
      • Ground Systems
      • Written & Practical Examination

       

    • Technical High Angle Rope Rescue Program (THARRP)

      Please contact us for more information

      Prerequisites: Rope Rescue Level 2 - Technician


      The Technical High Angle Rope Rescue Program (THARRP) was established in 1991, in response to the stated needs of the construction industry.


      THARRP assists participating fire departments in meeting WorkSafeBC requirements for the technical rescue function. Thirty-four industry classifications contribute to the funding of this Program through their WorkSafeBC assessments. The funding is then administered by the BCCSA to provide selected fire department representatives the training required in technical rescue so that they can train members of their departments.


      The Technical High Angle Rope Rescue Program is offered under the guidance of the Technical High Angle Rope Rescue Steering Committee and consists of the following training: Awareness, Level I and Level II meeting applicable NFPA Standards, Tower Crane and Instructor Training.

  • WATER RESCUE COURSES

    All courses that deal with rescue in a water environment from still/flat to swift moving water

    • TECHNICAL WATER RESCUE-Swift Water Awareness

      8 Hours, 1 Day $ 200.00

      Prerequisites: None


      This course provides the foundation skills for students who would like to move into the Swift Water world. For personnel who operate along the shore of moving water environments classified as low risk and may enter the water under safe conditions, but not directly involved in the water rescue.


      The Awareness Program covers all related Standards & Regulations, from:

      • NFPA 1670, 1006, 1983 & 1500. WCB Sect 32 Evacuation & Rescue, P.E.P.
      • Lifesaving & Canoeing & Guiding standards.
      • Introduction to Water Dynamics, Hydrology, River Hazards & Accident Review.
      • Ropes: Knots, Bends & Hitches.
      • Panic, Survival & Cold Water Drowning
      • Duty, Responsibility & Bill C45
      • Equipment: Software & Hardware
      • Shore Based Rescues (Reach & Throwing Techniques)

       

    • TECHNICAL WATER RESCUE-Swift Water Operations, Level 1

      32 Hours, (8rhs x 4 Days) or 30 Hours (10hrs x 3 Days) - $ 700.00

      Prerequisites: None


      The Operations level uses a team-building environment to develop a systematic approach to water rescue. Students gain the skills and knowledge necessary to conduct water-based rescue operations in a variety of water environments. This course is for personnel who operate and search in still or moving water environments, classified as low to medium risk, and are involved in a support function to a water/flood rescue technician or team. This course meets or exceeds NFPA 1006 and 1670 and is in conformance with CSA and WorkSafeBC Standards.


      The Operations Program Covers:

      • Shallow water crossings
      • Self rescue
      • Defensive & combat swimming
      • Ferry angles
      • Log jam & strainers entrapment
      • Medical considerations (hypothermia, c-spine & patient packaging)
      • Mechanical advantage (simple & compound)
      • Anchoring & rigging in the swiftwater environment
      • Team positions & incident management
      • Risk assessment & site evaluations
      • Rescue pre-planning & management
      • Continuous loop crossing
      • Victim tow swim
      • Live bait contact rescues
      • Rescue board rescues
      • Inflated fire hose rescue
      • Tensioned diagonals
      • Team scenarios
      • Proficiency evaluations
      • Team evaluations
      • Written quiz

       

    • TECHNICAL WATER RESCUE-Swift Water Technician, Level 2

      32 Hours, (8rhs x 4 Days) or 30 Hours (10hrs x 3 Days) - $ 600.00

      Prerequisites: Swift Water Level 1 - Operations


      The technician level requires students to demonstrate skills, knowledge and techniques for hazard recognition, equipment use, and procedures necessary to safely and effectively coordinate, perform and supervise a technical Swift Water incident. Advanced concepts will be employed in rescue strategies, site management, team leadership, hazard mitigation, equipment and resource management and, information gathering. Technical rescue pre-planning and rescue scene management and termination will be explored and developed by the end of this course. The course consists mainly of field instruction. Students are given a written, and individual proficiency and practical evaluations. This course meets and exceeds NFPA 1006 and 1670 and is in conformance with CSA and WorkSafeBC Standards.

  • COMBINED ROPE & CONFINED SPACE COURSES

    All courses that are a combination of both rope and confined space rescue

    • COMBINED ROPE & CONFINED SPACE-Technical Rope & Confined Space Rescue, Level 1 Operations

      50 Hours (10hrs x 5 Days) - $ 1000.00

      Prerequisites: Basic Rescuer or Low-To-Steep Angle Rescue


      This course offers the ability to combine the skills needed to emerge with qualifications in Rope Rescue and Confined Space Rescue at the Operations Level. The operations level requires students to demonstrate skills, knowledge and techniques for hazard recognition, equipment use, and procedures necessary to safely and effectively participate in a technical rescue incident in a Confined Space or at height. Participants will gain the skills and knowledge to conduct rope based rescue operations in a variety of confined space and high angle environments. Rope based rescue systems will be utilized emphasizing the selection, construction, and proper use of these systems in the industrial environment. Students will gain practical experience in the use of communication systems, resource material, patient packaging devices, atmospheric monitoring equipment, air sampling strategies, and strategies/tactics for successful emergency entry operations. Students will operate as an integral part of a team environment and will be directed and monitored by instructors acting as team leaders. Students are given written, individual proficiency and practical evaluations. This course meets and exceeds NFPA 1006 and 1670 and is in conformance with CSA and WorkSafeBC Standards.


      (Prerequisites - Awareness level skills in Rope Rescue)

    • COMBINED ROPE & CONFINED SPACE-Technical Rope & Confined Space Rescue, Level 2 Technician

      60 Hours (10hrs x 6 Days) - $ 1200.00

      Prerequisites: Rope Rescue and Confined Space Rescue Level 1 - Operations


      This course offers the ability to combine the skills needed to emerge with qualifications in Rope Rescue and Confined Space Rescue at the Technician Level. The Technician level requires students to demonstrate skills, knowledge and techniques in advanced concepts. Time will be spent on rescue strategies, site management, team leadership, hazard mitigation, equipment and resource management and, information gathering. Technical rescue pre-planning and rescue scene management and termination hazard recognition, equipment use, and procedures necessary to safely and effectively participate in a technical rescue incident in a Confined Space or at height. Students will expand the ability to use communication systems, resource material, patient packaging devices, atmospheric monitoring, air sampling strategies, and strategies/tactics for successful emergency entry operations. Students will operate as an integral part of a team environment and will be directed and monitored by instructors acting as team leaders. Students are given written, individual proficiency and practical evaluations. This course meets and exceeds NFPA 1006 and 1670 and is in conformance with CSA and WorkSafeBC Standards.


       

FIRST AID COURSES

Courses that deal with medical response training

  • Basic First Aid Courses

    All courses that deal with Basic First Aid

    • FIRST AID-Standard First Aid & CPR

      16 Hours (8hrs x 2 days) - $ 150.00

      Prerequisites: None


      This course provides comprehensive First Aid & CPR techniques for those who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies in the home or workplace. A variety of topics are covered from basic first aid such as cardiovascular and breathing emergencies, CPR, prevention of disease transmission to more severe sudden medical conditions and injuries to the head and spine.


      Red Cross Certified

    • FIRST AID-Emergency First Aid & CPR

      8 Hours, 1 day, $ 95.00

      Prerequisites: None


      This course provides simple First Aid & CPR techniques taught in an interactive environment, for individuals who want an overview of First Aid & CPR for the home or workplace. The course covers skills needed to recognize and respond to cardiovascular emergencies for adults, CPR, and other topics such as choking, airway and breathing emergencies and prevention of disease transmission.


      Meets or exceeds schedule C requirement for Day Care Provider in BC


      Red Cross Certified

    • FIRST AID-Babysitters

      7 Hours, $ 75.00

      Prerequisites: None


      This course offers basic first aid and caregiving skills for youth 11–15 years old. Participants learn how to provide care to younger children in a variety of age groups and to prevent and respond to emergencies. This course also offers youth training to promote themselves as babysitters to prospective parents.

      Course content:

      • Business of babysitting
      • Caring for babies and toddlers
      • Caring for preschoolers
      • Caring for school-aged children
      • Creating safe environments
      • How to handle emergencies and first aid

      Red Cross Certified

  • Advanced First Aid Courses

    All courses that deal with Advanced First Aid

    • FIRST AID-First Responder

      40 Hours (8hrs x 5 days + 8hr test day) - $ 600.00

      Prerequisites: None


      Includes the latest First Aid & CPR Guidelines and meets Federal regulations and a variety of provincial/territorial regulations for Advanced First Aid.


      This course is designed to teach First Responders advanced first aid techniques: how to sustain life, prevent further injuries, and the consequences of further injury until more advanced medical personnel arrive.

      Dynamic Rescue also offers this course in a work-friendly evening and weekend format.

      Red Cross Certified

      Successful students also receive a BC EMA license

    • FIRST AID-Emergency Medical Responder

      80 Hours (8hrs x 10 days) - $ 1400.00

      Prerequisites: None


      Includes the latest First Aid & CPR Guidelines. Meets the Paramedic Association of Canada National Occupational Competency Profiles for the practitioner level of Emergency Medical Responder (EMR).


      Provides the knowledge and skills necessary in an emergency to help sustain life, reduce pain, and minimize the consequences of injury or sudden illness until the next level of health care takes over.

      Red Cross Certified

      Successful students also receive a BC EMA license

  • CPR and AED Courses

    All courses that deal with cardio-pulmonary resuscitation and the use of Automated External Defibrillators

    • FIRST AID-CPR/AED Level A

      4 Hours, 1/2 day, $ 50.00

      Prerequisites: None


      This course is designed to provide various levels of CPR training based on participant’s background, needs and interest. A presentation on how to use an Automated External Defibrillator (and certification) is also provided with the course where local legislation permits. Level A focuses on adult patients only.


      Red Cross Certified

    • FIRST AID-CPR/AED Level C

      5 Hours, 1/2 day, $ 75.00

      Prerequisites: None


      This course is designed to provide various levels of CPR training based on participant’s background, needs and interest. A presentation on how to use an Automated External Defibrillator (and certification) is also provided with the course where local legislation permits.  Level C includes all Level A content PLUS child and infant patients.


      Red Cross Certified

    • FIRST AID-CPR/AED Level HCP

      6 Hours, 1/2 day, $ 80.00

      Prerequisites: None


      This course is designed to provide various levels of CPR training based on participant’s background, needs and interest. A presentation on how to use an Automated External Defibrillator (and certification) is also provided with the course where local legislation permits.  The HCP level of training includes adult, child, and infant patients and adds airway management, BVM and 2-person CPR/AED.


      Red Cross Certified

  • Worksafe BC & OFA Courses

    All courses that deal industrial/occupational first aid

    • FIRST AID-WorkSafe BC - Occupational First Aid Level 1

      8 Hours, $ 90.00

      Prerequisites: None


      OFA Level 1 covers basic lifesaving skills needed in the workplace and the documentation of all necessary paperwork needed in the event of an incident.

    • FIRST AID-WorkSafe BC - Occupational First Aid Level 2

      40 Hours (8hrs x 5 days) - $ 575.00

      Prerequisites: None


      Level 2 provides in-depth lifesaving skills needed in the workplace. We will cover the Priority action approach, oxygen therapy and treatment of eye injuries, tendon/ligament injuries or poisoning.

    • FIRST AID-WorkSafe BC - Occupational First Aid Level 3

      80 Hours (8hrs x 10 days) - $ 675.00

      Prerequisites: None

       

      • Perform 2-operator CPR and CPR during transport.
      • Stabilize protruding eye injuries.
      • Provide treatments for penetrating chest injuries.
      • Use tourniquets appropriately.
      • Immobilize lower limb fractures and dislocations.
      • Manage limb threatening injuries.
      • Rule out spinal injuries by conducting a range of motion tests.
      • Perform multi-person lifts for transport.

       

    • FIRST AID-WorkSafe BC - Transport Endorsement

      8 Hours, $ 90.00

      Prerequisites: None


      Students will be able to demonstrate patient handling techniques with spinal precautions to initially move an injured worker. Students will also learn and demonstrate how to prepare patients for transport in the supine and lateral positions.

  • FIRST AID-WorkSafe BC - Paramedic in Industry

    20 Hours (16 Independent + 4 Classroom), $ 150.00

    Prerequisites: Current EMR or PCP License


    This course is designed to acknowledge the previous training, knowledge, and skills of licensed Paramedics. It is intended to be an orientation into the expectations, roles, and responsibilities when practicing as an Occupational First Aid (OFA) Attendant. The course is a combination of 16 hours independent study, and 4 hours classroom, and directs the student to areas where OFA practice expectations may differ from the expectations for practice at their current Paramedic level. Successful students will receive a WorkSafeBC Occupational First Aid Level III – Paramedic in Industry certificate which is valid for three (3) years with the stipulation that a valid British Columbia EMA license is maintained throughout the 3 year period.

FIRE SUPPRESSION COURSES

Courses geared towards fire response and tactics

  • Wildland Fire Courses

    All courses that deal with wildland firefighting

    • S-100 - Basic Wildland Fire Suppression

      16 Hours, (8hrs x 2 days) - $ 350.00

      Prerequisites: None


      This course was developed by the British Columbia Forest Service Wildfire Management Branch to meet Worksafe BC requirements to safely and effectively respond as a wildland fire fighter.

      Day 1 - Classroom

      • Fundamentals of Firefighting
      • Fire line Safety
      • Fire Behaviour
      • Water Delivery Systems
      • Equipment Familiarisation

      Day 2 - Field-Based

      • Field-Based Introduction
      • Site Survey Exercise
      • Scenario-Based Confirmation of Skills

NCSO COURSES (BCCSA)

Dynamic Rescue Training is very proud to partner with the BC Construction Safety Alliance to offer accredited courses in 3 key areas of the NCSO program

  • Confined Space - Entrant

    8 Hours, (8hrs x 1 day) - $ 200.00

    Prerequisites: None


    This course provides the foundation skills for students who would like to move into the Confined Space world. It is a one day program with a combination of classroom and practical hands on applications.

    Course Contents:

    • WorkSafeBC Standards
    • Rescue site overview and safety
    • Developing the ability to initiate and conduct non-entry confined space rescue
    • Gaining insight into hazard identification, assessment and control for entry and rescue
    • Learning to recognize the first responders' roles and responsibilities; given the limitations of standard confined space equipment
    • Operation of mechanical retrieval systems

    Testing

    • Students will be given a written, individual proficiency and team practical evaluation. Successful candidates will be certified to Confined Space Rescue Awareness.

    Regulations

    • This course meets and exceeds NFPA 1006 and 1670 and is in conformance with CSA and WorkSafeBC Standards and is approved training for the BCCSA NCSO designation.
  • Fall Protection - Level 1

    8 Hours, (8hrs x 1 day) - $ 200.00

    Prerequisites: None


    This course provides an overview of the potential hazards associated with working at heights and precautions, which should be taken to prevent injuries associated with falls from heights. The program provides an overview of the types of fall protection devices that are available and their intended use. This program will meet the requirements of WorkSafeBC Part 11 Fall Protection and Part 32 Evacuation and Rescue.

    Course Contents:

    • Overview of the necessity of fall protection
    • Identification, prioritization and control of fall hazards
    • Hierarchy of fall protection
    • Components of personal fall arrest systems
    • Critical concepts of fall protection
    • Inspection and maintenance of fall protection equipment
    • Fall rescue protocols
    • Provisions for establishing a rescue plan
    • Written fall protection plans
    • Self rescue techniques
    • Small team assisted rescue
    • Proper techniques for wearing harnesses and equipment

    Testing

    • Students will be given a written, individual proficiency and team practical evaluation. Successful candidates will be given a certificate of completion.

    Regulations

    • This course is in conformance with CSA and WorkSafeBC Standards and is approved training for the BCCSA NCSO designation.
  • Respiratory Protection and Fit Testing

    4 Hours, (4hrs x 1 day) - $ 100.00

    Prerequisites: None


    This course provides the foundation skills for students who would like to utilize respiratory protection systems in their workplace. Students will participate in classroom lectures as well as hands-on utilization of Air-Purifying respirator systems. Each individual will be fit tested and checked for proficiency. It is a one day program with a combination of classroom and practical hands-on applications.

    Course Contents:

    • Roles and Responsibilities
    • Hazard Assessment
    • Selection of Appropriate Respirator
    • Respirator Fit-Testing
    • Training
    • Use of Respirators
    • Cleaning, Inspection, Maintenance and Storage
    • Health Surveillance of Respirator Users
    • Program Evaluation
    • Documentation and Record Keeping

    Testing

    • Students will be given a written, individual proficiency and practical evaluation. Successful candidates will be given a certificate of completion.

    Regulations

    • This course is in conformance with CSA Z94.4 and WorkSafeBC Standards and is approved training for the BCCSA NCSO designation.

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Training Questions

  • What are the steps to enrol in a course?

    A:  Course registration can be done quickly and easily through our online booking tool or you can call the office and let us help you.
    1. View our online schedule so you can plan months ahead.
    2. Search for courses by type or province.
    3. See the price. No hidden extras.
    4. Register one person - or a whole group. It's quick and easy.
    5. Pay online by Visa or Mastercard. Or request an invoice for your employer.
    6. Read course descriptions online. No guessing about which course is best for you.
    7. Click here to view our online schedule.
  • What is the difference between Corporate and Open Registration courses?

    A:  Speaking broadly, our Open Registration courses are designed for individuals or organizations with only one or two people who need training while our Corporate courses are custom-built and scheduled to address specific needs for larger numbers of students from a single organization.

    Open Registration Courses
    These courses are run periodically throughout the year at various training locations and are a great opportunity for individuals to enrol in exactly the course that they want without hassle. All registration is done by the student either through our office or the website. Invoices and certificates are provided directly to the student.

    Corporate Courses
    These courses are suited best to organizations that need to train multiple workers at the same time. We can schedule courses every day of the year and at most locations across the country. We can provide all necessary gear and can use our mobile simulators to bring the training to your door! We can also create custom courses specifically suited to your exact needs and can train on your schedule to minimize the impact on your operations.

    Let DRS show you why we are the best training organization to work with and you won't be disappointed.

  • What is your cancellation policy?

    A:  Cancellations with more than 30 days notice are refunded fully, cancellations with less than 30 days but more than 14 days notice are refunded 50% and cancellations with less than 14 days notice will not be refunded.
  • I would like to pursue a career in Firefighting. What training/courses will I need?

    A:  Basic Rescuer/Low to Steep, Confined Space Operations Level 1, Technical High Angle Rope Rescue Operations Level 1.
  • What is "Accreditation"?

    A: Accreditation is the stamp of approval from a third party review of an agency’s certification system.  Some students wish to seek extra recognition through third-party accreditation. This provides international recognition in the fire service and related fields. Whether someone applies for this depends on an individual’s needs and aspirations in career development. Some fire departments ask for this accreditation with their new applicants and some do not.  Contact us to discuss your options if you think you would like accreditation beyond your certificate.
  • How do I get "Accreditation"?

    A: Our Training Administration at Dynamic will contact you soon after registration to determine if you you require special accreditation. Should it be determined that you would like to pursue accreditation of your course, further arrangements will be made to facilitate this.
  • Who do I pay for "Accreditation"?

    A:  All payments and administration after testing will be carried out by the Third Party Agency.  If successful, a letter and invoice for the associated fees will be issued by them, directly to the student.  The successful student will then be registered and will receive an additional certificate.
  • Does Certification expire?

    A: No.
  • Do I get a certificate from Dynamic?

    A: Yes. All successful students will receive a certificate and a completion letter. All students are given the opportunity to request a full-sized certificate or a wallet card, depending on their needs.
  • Do Dynamic's certificates expire?

    A: No but we do encourage that students maintain their skills or refresh after 2 years of issue date.
  • I don't see the course that I need.  Can you still help me?

    A: Absolutely!  DRS would love to speak with you about exactly what it is that you require and how we can design a program specifically to meet your needs.

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Facilities

Our training facility has been carefully designed to allow us to teach and practice in all types of conditions. Utilizing our unique tower and confined space simulator, we can teach high angle, confined space, and fall protection entirely in-house, or combined this with DRS off-site training locations.  Training with Dynamic Rescue means you are immediately able to apply what you have learned, and ensures you get the hands-on knowledge that allows your skills to effectively transition to the real world.

We are even able to take our mobile simulator to any site to conduct training so your students don't need to travel.

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