Training and Consulting

100 + Programs to choose from….

For over 25 years First Response and our industry partners have delivered Fire Specific, Workplace Safety and Environmental training programs developed and led by industry experts.  Our knowledgeable Instructors actually work in the fields that they teach and they are passionate about sharing what they’ve learned.

When no one knows the role better than those who are in it, who better to learn from?

Our training programs are continuously updated to meet legislative changes, the current standards and practices and always delivered in a manner tailored to the needs of your workplace environment.

We have developed customized training programs for our service agreement partners as part of our commitment to know your business and your unique challenges.

Browse through our course selection or speak to one of our friendly consultants who will be happy to assist you in your decision.

Emergency Response

  • Industrial Rope Rescue
  • Tower Rescue
  • Bucket Rescue
  • Low Angle Rescue
  • Confined Space Awareness
  • Confined Space Level 1 (Ops)
  • Confined Space Rescue Level 2 (Tech)
  • High Angle Rescue Awareness
  • High Angle Rescue Level 1 (Ops)
  • High Angle Rescue Level 2 (Tech)
  • Basic Emergency Response
  • Fire Safety Awareness
  • Accident, Incident Investigation / Evidence Conservation for First Responders
  • Emergency Response Team Building
  • NFPA 1006 – The Rescue Professional
  • Standard First Aid and CPR + AED
  • Standard First Aid and CPR + AED Recertification
  • Emergency First Aid and CPR + AED
  • CPR + AED
  • Basic Life Support for Health Care

Health and Safety Specific

  • The Internal Responsibility System
  • WSIB Cost Cutting
  • Due Diligence with Criminal Code (Bill C45)
  • Safety Leadership (motivational)
  • Workplace Inspection
  • Hazard and Risk Identification
  • Risk Management
  • Right to Refuse
  • JHSC Part I – Federal
  • Canada Labour Code Part II
  • Lock Out/Tag Out
  • Hearing Conservation
  • RSI/MSI Awareness
  • Electrical Safety Awareness
  • Respiratory Protection
  • Arc Flash
  • Accident, Incident Investigation
  • Train the Trainer – Instructional Foundations
  • Bill 168: Violence and Harassment in the Workplace –for Managers and Supervisors
  • Bill 168: Violence and Harassment in the Workplace –for Employees
  • Leadership Development
  • Effective Workplace Communication
  • Substance Abuse Awareness
  • AODA
  • Conflict Resolution

Equipment and Lifting Devices

  • Safe Operation of Chainsaws
  • Safe Operation of Handheld Cut Saw (Concrete/Rescue)
  • Working at Heights
  • Hand and Power Tool Safety
  • Lift Truck Operator
  • Lift Truck Operator Re-Certification
  • Aerial Platform Operator
  • Low Lift Pallet Truck
  • Crane and Hoist Operator
  • Industrial Hoisting and Rigging
  • Front End Loader
  • Skid Steer Operator
  • Automotive Hoists / Lifts Safety
  • Propane Handling Awareness
  • Pedestrian Safety Awareness
  • Highway Traffic Act
  • Driving Techniques – Defensive Driving
  • Traffic Control Person
  • Ontario Traffic Manual – Book 7
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods
  • Power Sweeper
  • Transport Canada–Approved Boater Safety Course for the Pleasure Craft Operator


  • EPA, Regulation 347 Waste Management/Manifest
  • Environmental Compliance in Ontario
  • NFPA 472 Spills Response Awareness
  • NFPA 472 Spills Response Operations
  • NFPA 472 Spills Response Technician
  • WHMIS 2015 Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System with GHS
  • HAZCOM – Hazard Communication. – 1910.1200
  • NFPA 704: Standard System for the Identification of the Hazards of Materials for Emergency Response TDG Transportation of Dangerous Goods
  • Blood borne Pathogens Awareness
  • Laboratory Safety
  • Code Brown: Spills Response for Health Care
  • Ammonia Emergency Response
  • H2S Alive (Hydrogen Sulphide Training)
  • Decontamination
  • Working with Asbestos
  • Coke Oven Emissions and Exposure
  • Mercury Spills
  • Grounding and Bonding
  • COVID 19 – Exposure Risk Management and Infection Control
  • Asbestos Awareness
  • Clandestine Drug Lab – Awareness
  • TDG Emergency Response Guide
  • Marijuana Grow Operations
  • Decontamination
  • CBRNE/(WMD), terrorism and environmental disasters.