Online Training & Education

dp-PRO offers a variety of learning courses to continue your professional education. With a huge variety of topics and skills to learn, our online education portal can help keep your professional knowledge up to date and keep you at the top of your field. From courses that fulfill certification requirements, to training on topics that enhance your field technique, to classes in professional development, dp-PRO Online Education provides your next step towards your future role!

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Featured Courses

This online Excavation and Trenching Safety – International course covers the following topics:

  • Definitions and Requirements
  • Utilities
  • Excavation Risks
  • Soil
  • Staying Safe

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • List the hazards associated with excavation and trenching work
  • Discuss soil mechanics and identify conditions that increase the chance of cave-in
  • Describe the role and responsibilities of the Competent Person
  • Describe four different types of protection systems
  • Discuss safety precautions and emergency response

This course was created using standards that will allow playback on most internet capable devices with standard web browsing capabilities including Appleā€™s iTouch, iPad, and iPhone, as well as most other smart phones and tablets including those with Android and Windows operating systems.

Course duration: Approximately 30 minutes

Credentials Earned: Certificate of completion

In recent years, potential ergonomic problems have become a major concern in many business environments. Many facilities are now devoting significant time and effort to controlling the twisting, turning, stretching, and other motions that place stress and strain on employees’ bodies.

This online Industrial Ergonomics course uses a powerful combination of audio, full-motion video, text, and colorful graphics to teach learners how to recognize ergonomic problems and their potential adverse effects as well as pragmatic solutions they can use to address these problems. The training program is designed for training on ergonomic problems found in manufacturing, assembly, and warehouse situations. It’s divided into topic-based lessons so information is easily understood and retained.

Course Topics:

  • Physiology of the body
  • Parts of the body most affected
  • Eye strain
  • Pragmatic preventative measures
  • Correct use of office equipment
  • Exercises and stress release
  • And more!

Course Duration: Approximately 45 minutes

Credentials Earned: Certificate of completion

This online Alberta Common Ground Alliance (ABCGA) endorsed course is designed for planners, managers, supervisors, and employees who are required to develop, plan, or undertake any kind of ground disturbance.

Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify and define ground disturbance
  • Describe the hazards of ground disturbance
  • Decide what permits and agreements will be required
  • Describe how to locate and identify underground facilities
  • Describe regulations associated with ground disturbance
  • Describe the responsibilities for owners and ground disturbers
  • Describe safety requirements

This Ground Disturbance 201 course contains the same course content and examination criteria as a classroom delivered course that has been endorsed to the Alberta Common Ground Alliance (ABCGA) Ground Disturbance 201 Standard.

Course Duration: Approximately 7 hours

Credentials Earned: Certificate of completion