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.

Other Preparedness Training

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, 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 resources in place to ensure students, faculty, staff and guests are safe in our community.

Classroom delivery

  • Recommended training for all employees working in shoulder to shoulder or with those who may be in direct contact with actively sick members of the campus community

The PPE Train the Trainer Program is provided by Staff Wellness. Participants will learn to select, inspect, don, and doff appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) for their level of risk. This program allows employees to learn how to use PPE safely. After successful completion of this course, the employee can teach other colleagues how to use PPE using our training resources.

Training covers: How infection is spread, selecting appropriate PPE, hand washing, donning PPE, doffing PPE, and how to train others. 

If you're interested in registering email or call Staff Wellness at 403.220.2918.

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 

Environment, Health and Safety conduct Fire Safety Training as well as Fire Extinguisher Training. Please visit the EHS training page for more information. Please note that fire extinguisher training is evaluated upon request.

See additional EHS Training