Our Safety Trainers at Northern Strands are often asked, "So what is X safety course like? How long is it? Is there coffee?". We believe that many people imagine safety courses as being boring and uninteresting events. We can't speak for other Safety Training Schools, but at Northern Strands our Trainers ensure our training is engaging, interactive and interesting.
Recently, one of our own Managers, Doug Purdy had this to say about a Fall Arrest Course taught by one of our Safety Trainers Ryan Green,
"As the manager of the Fall Protection Division at Northern Strands, I find myself on various rooftops from time to time. As such, I am required to have Fall Protection Training. My previous training had recently expired and I was in need of “re-training”.
Here at Northern Strands, we have a Training Division that, among many other disciplines, offer Fall Protection Training. I took the training from Ryan Green of that Training Division, and it was great!
Ryan is able to offer subject matter that can be somewhat dry in a way that is very interesting and thought provoking. He takes some time prior to the session to get some background of the attendees and then he is able to convey facts and examples of the various actual industries that the attendees are coming from.
Ryan creates an environment where trainees are encouraged to ask questions. There are no dumb questions, Ryan points out. There is nothing dumb about being confident that one is fully trained and understands the “do’s and don’ts” of working at heights.
Although there is a test, it is not something to have anxiety about. Ryan walks participants through the material until all present have a clear understanding.
All said and done it was an enjoyable experience that I am glad I set the time aside for."
Mr. Purdy was not asked to write a testimonial. He simply thought it was a great course by a great trainer and wanted other people to know. We consider ourselves lucky at Northern Strands to have such great Trainers like Ryan Green who can make safety training classes interesting, engaging and thought provoking.
We promise when you or your workers complete one of our Safety Courses you will leave confident, trained and awake!
Our Training Division offers many different types of Training programs and courses. We offer training programs for mining, construction and emergency responder industries or individual courses. Here is a list of our most popular Safety Courses:
- Fall Arrest Training
- First Aid / CPR Training
- Tugger Training
- Wirelock Socketing Training
- Crosby Rigging Training
- Suspended Access Equipment Safety Training
- Emergency Medical Responder program
- Medical First Responder Program
- Intermediate Level First Aid Training
- Firefighter Advanced First Aid
Contact our Training Division to book your next Safety training program or course.
Or visit our training calendar http://www.northernstrands.com/calendar.aspx
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