Meet the AVEA Team of Instructors

Randy Schmitz

Chairman & Course Developer

Randy has been actively involved in the Extrication field for over 31 years and is a Captain with the Calgary Fire Department |  READ MORE


Jayme Hendrick


Member of the EFRS Technical Rescue Team since 2011 (Team is trained in High Angle and Low Slope Rope Rescue, Trench Rescue, Heavy Rescue, Confined Space, Structural Collapse) |  READ MORE

Jim Wilson


Jim was a member of the Calgary Fire Department for 34 years. He retired as the rank of District Chief in 2021. Jim has had the privilege of assisting in the Big Rig H.O.T.S for the past 12 years.  |  READ MORE

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2024 Course Registration

The AVEA’s 2024 course schedule is now open for registration, click the links below and book now as limited spots are available!

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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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.

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