The Security Departement and the Office of Emergency Management are committed to promoting preparedness and offers several training programs designed to better prepare individuals to deal with emergency situations both at home and in the workplace and most of our courses are open to the general public.
Use our new shared Training Calendar below to register for CERT Orientation training.
If you are unable to attend the training session please email to Emergency Management at least 48 hours prior to the scheduled date at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please Note: Cancellations made by telephone will not be accepted.
Training participants whose cancellation request is received more than 48 hours prior to the training session date, will not incur a cancellation fee.
Training participants who cancel less than 48 hours of the scheduled session or fail to attend the training session will incur a 25$ cancellation fee upon their next subscription.
Course Cancellation by the Security Department
Should it be necessary for the Security Department to cancel a course due to low enrolment, instructor illness, lack of available venur or defective equipement, your registration will be transferred to another course.
This is a short 1.5 hour presentation to better prepare the Concordia community for the different emergencies that could occur on campus. It will cover the different risk, the corresponding procedures as well as details about the emergency notification system.
From medical emergencies to active shooters, find out what you need to know to stay safe and be prepared on campus.
The Concordia Emergency Response Team (CERT) are staff and student volunteers who are trained to assist during emergency situations that occur on campus. CERT are trained to assist during building evacuations and other emergencies that could occur at Concordia. The 4 hour orientation session provides knowledge of the role and responsibilities of CERT during an emergency and how to respond to different emergencies on campus. For more information about the CERT program, Visit the CERT page.
*This training is only available to current university employees and students.
This 4 hour course provides participants with basic fire prevention best practices for both the home and workplace and a hands on training of the different types of fire extinguisher and the opportunity to practice using a fire extinguisher on a on a real fire simulator.
This course is free for university staff and currently registered students. The general public may register for the course at a cost of $45.00 per person.
Outside organizations or schools can make arrangements to host this training at Concordia or at their facilities. For more information please contact Darren Dumoulin by e-mail at email@example.com or at 514-848-2424, extension 5638.
This course is only available to Concordia employees that are CERT trained
This is a two-day (16-hour) basic first aid and CPR, level A course that is certified by the CNESST given to trained CERT employees.
Participants will learn adult CPR (cardio pulmonary resuscitation), how to use an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) as well as how to administer an EpiPen in cases of anaphylactic shock. The course will also cover how to deal with a choking victim as well as common medical situations and trauma.
Upon successful completion, candidates receive a certification card from the CNESST which is valid for 3 years.
There is no cost for this course (must be a trained CERT)
This training Program is an introduction to crisis prevention that emphasizes on early intervention and nonphysical methods for preventing or managing disruptive behavior.
Concordia University is pleased to offer you the opportunity to learn about Nonviolent Crisis Intervention.
The Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® (NVCI) program teaches staff to safely respond to difficult behavior and manage crisis situation with confidence.
Learn how to take control of an out-of-control situation
Recognize non-verbal behavior
Recognize para-verbal communication
Identify sources of anxiety & fear and be able to control them
Learn a few safety techniques
By participating in this one-day workshop you will gain the confidence necessary to handle crisis situations with minimum anxiety and maximum security. The training is the first step on a meaningful journey toward a safer, more supportive work environment. Course handouts will be provided at the workshops.
The workshop is offered to all administrative and support staff members, as well as faculty and student CERT members. Your supervisor or department chair's approval is required for you to register for this workshop.
The University will defray the cost of the workshop except in the case late cancellations.
Each workshop runs from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm. The maximum number of participants is 24. By registering you agree to the Cancellation policy.
Cancellation policy : If you must cancel your attendance, send an email notification to the instructor at firstname.lastname@example.org
There will be no charge to cancel or reschedule your attendance, provided that a minimum of 10 business days notice is given to the instructor (at email@example.com)
Except in the case of serious and unforeseen circumstances, a fee of $25 will be charged to your service or department if the cancellation notice is received less than 10 days before the workshop.
Except in the case of serious and unforeseen circumstances, a fee of $50 will be charged to your service or department if the cancellation notice is received on the day of the workshop.
We offer a personalized training to university students or employees with mobility issues. We will explain the procedure and show you what you need know and do in the event of an emergency and building evacuation. The training may include a demonstration on the use of Evac-chairs
This is a one-day (8-hour) basic first aid and CPR, level C course that is certified by the Heart and Stoke foundation.
Participants will learn adult, child and infant CPR (cardio pulmonary resuscitation), how to use an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) as well as how to administer an EpiPen in cases of anaphylactic shock. The course will also cover how to deal with a choking victim as well as common medical situations and trauma.
Upon successful completion, candidates receive a certification card from the Heart and Stroke Foundation which is valid for 3 years.