Nova Scotia - Preliminary Training Opportunities

There are many programs offered across Nova Scotia that meet the requirements of preliminary training. Listed below are some suggested resources for general safety and adventure training; however, try to find resources that offer training relevant to your journey. 

Please note we do not screen or do any background checks on the recreation centres or companies listed here. The Award office does not accept any liability for your participation with any of the courses listed below.

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Nova Scotia Outdoors

Offers: Wilderness First Aid

Safety First-SFC Ltd.

Website: Safety First

Offers: Emergency/Standard First Aid

Halifax Regional Search and Rescue

Website: HRSAR

Offers: Search and Rescue

Adventure and Safety Atlantic

Website: Adventure and Safety

Offers:

  • Wilderness First Aid
  • Wilderness First Responder
  • Navigation and Survival
  • Urban First Aid
  • Advanced First Aid
  • Leave No Trace
  • Rescue and Paddling

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