Established in 2007

The Alberta Vehicle Extrication Association (AVEA) is a proud member of the World Rescue Organization, committed to contributing to the reduction of injury and deaths of occupants involved in transportation emergencies through education, collaboration, partnerships, learning symposiums and challenges  |  LEARN MORE

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2021 Course Registration

The AVEA’s 2021 course schedule is now open for registration, book now as limited spots are available!


  • NISKU, ALBERTA Sept 9-11, 2021

Meet the AVEA Team of Instructors

Randy Schmitz

Chairman & Course Developer

Randy has been actively involved in Extrication for over 26 years and is an Acting Captain with the Calgary Fire Department  |  READ MORE

Darrell Fleming

Executive Administrator

Retired as a Fire Chief with Leduc County in 2018, Darrell has been involved in specialized rescue operations for over 30 years  |  READ MORE

Jim Wilson


Jim has been a member of the Calgary Fire Department for 33 years. He served as a Firefighter, Lieutenant, Captain, and is currently District Chief  |  READ MORE

AVEA Sponsorships

The Alberta Vehicle Extrication Association (AVEA) would like to thank our valuable Sponsors. Select the corresponding logo to learn more about each company.