Well Control Group
IWCF & IADC Certified Well Control School


Safety Courses

Well Control Group offers a diverse set of safety training courses at the Newfoundland location.

Safety is Paramount

Safety is everyone's first priority. Experts trained by Well Control Group share their years of experience in class and on the work site, inspecting equipment, reviewing procedures, and assuring compliance with existing regulations. 

Our goals is to offer all the necessary safety training and services that can assist your organization in becoming the best it can be. Currently, we offer regular courses every week at our training location located near St. John's, NL. Courses like Confined Space Entry, Enform H2S Alive™, Fall Protection, and OSSA™ Certified courses are only some of the courses we offer throughout the week.

If your organization wishes to follow the highest standards of health and safety in the industry, we are here to help.

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Confined Space Rescue

This safety course is offered on a regular basis at our Safety Training facility in Mount Pearl, Newfoundland


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First Aid Certification
Fall Protection Certification
Confined Space Entry Certification


This 2 day course focuses on enhancing the ability of students to successfully perform a rescue from a confined space and is valuable information for anyone who may be involved in a confined space emergency. This course also focuses on the hazards associated with confined spaces, Occupational Health & Safety Regulations CSA Z1006-10 Management of Work in Confined Spaces and the proper equipment used in Confined Space Rescues. As a pre-requisite to completing this course, the student must have valid First Aid , Fall Protection, and Confined Space Entry Certificates.

Course Information

Duration: 2 day course
Components: Theory and Practical

Course Outline

Chapter 1: Phases of Confined Space Rescue

  • Phase I: Preparation
  • Phase II: Assessment
  • Phase III: Pre-Entry Operations
  • Phase IV: Entry and Rescue Operations
  • Phase V: Termination
  • Review

Chapter 2: Rescue Equipment, Knots & Systems

  • Equipment Standards and Regulations
  • Units of Measure
  • Equipment Description and Capabilities
  • Equipment Inspection
  • Equipment Repair
  • Equipment Logs
  • Washing Equipment
  • Retiring Equipment
  • Knots
  • Patient Packaging
  • Anchors
  • Rescue Systems
  • Rope Rescue System Analysis
  • Review

Chapter 3: High Point Anchor Systems

  • Tripods
  • Lifting and Retrieval Devices
  • Resultant Forces on High Anchor Points
  • Review

Chapter 4: Communications

  • Commonly Used Hand Signals
  • Light Signals
  • Portable Radios
  • Wire Communications Systems
  • Components of a Typical Confined Space Communication System
  • Review

Chapter 5: Permitting Confined Spaces

  • Reasons for Permitting a Confined Space
  • Requirements of a Confined Space Entry Permit
  • Review

Chapter 6: Review

  • Occupational Health and Safety Regulations
  • CSA Standards Z1006-10



The practical portion of the Confined Space Rescue course consists of a multitude of exercise situations. In this exercise, students will have the opportunity to practice Confined Space Rescue using all Equipment and Procedures discussed in theory portion. Students will follow the Phases of a Confined Space Rescue, which include Preparation, Assessment, Pre-entry operations, Entry and rescue operations and Termination and will be provided with the appropriate equipment to carry out a confined space rescue.