HOCKEY CANADA SAFETY PROGRAM (HCSP)
The ultimate goal of this program is to have safety persons, coaches, and managers implement injury prevention and safety through risk management and education. This will be accomplished by providing the Safety Person(s) with risk management, safety tools and information to allow them to implement effective injury prevention and risk management programs where safety is the first priority at all the levels. This will be accomplished by every team having a qualified Safety Person at every game who is focused on the safety and well being of the players.
Who Should Attend?
This program is targeted at volunteers who find themselves in the role of a Safety Person. It may be one of the following:
- Team Manager
- Assistant Coach
- Drivers for out of town games
- Parent who helps out
All available HCSP Level 1 Clinics are posted under the Dates and Locations tab, online registration can also be completed at that point.
Qualification is based on 100% attendance and successful completion of an exam.
There is no equivalency for this course.
All Hockey Alberta teams must have one (1) person registered to their team that has completed the Hockey Canada Safety Program and be at all games. Teams failing to adhere to this regulation may jeopardize their eligibility for Provincial, Regional, and National Playoffs.
The qualification for this program is valid for a period of three (3) hockey seasons from the date of the clinic attended to August 01 of the third hockey season. A clinic season is from August 1, 20___ to July 31, 20___.
Re-qualification is based on 100% attendance and successful completion of an exam. Re-qualification is valid for a period of three (3) hockey seasons. It does not require a new manual. (Participant must review manual prior to course and bring their manual to the course.) It is a half-day program, which can be completed at any certification program throughout the nine (9) zones.
Hockey Canada Safety Program Level 2
The level two component of the Hockey Canada Safety Program (HCSP) is given to those who have completed the Hockey Canada Safety Program and have completed Standard First Aid or are medical professionals. Each participant wanting to be recognized at Level II must provide proof of certification at the above levels to the Hockey Alberta office. The participant will then be updated to Level II in HCR and provided a record of their new level and expiry date, as long as their Hockey Canada Safety Program is valid at that time. This level will extend their HCSP certification to six years.
For more information please contact Dave Campbell; Coordinator, Regional Centre - Northwest.