Winter Survival – Reno

This course is scheduled for October 8 (8 am– 12 pm PT).

The course fee is $40.

Course Summary:

This 4-hour workshop teaches participants how to mentally and physically prepare should they become stranded in a life-threatening winter weather. Participants will also become acquainted with what attitude and equipment are necessary to survive extreme cold. Participants will also learn to recognize the symptoms of hypothermia and how to treat them.

Learning Objectives:

  • A brief history of winter survival events.
  • Preparing mentally and physically to work in the harsh environments.
  • Signs and symptoms of hypothermia.
  • Basic first-aid and when to use it.
  • Proper attire for the weather.
  • Survival kits.
  • Survival tips and tricks
    • In a vehicle
    • ATV/UV
    • Outdoors

Intended Audience:

  • This course is for anyone who works or rec-creates outdoors during cold weather conditions.




Scott Alquist is a 37-year safety professional specializing in construction safety, general industry safety and hazardous materials. Scott has completed the National Highway Institute “Train the Trainer” program and is an Occupational Safety and Health Administration authorized instructor. Currently, he is the Program Manager for Truckee Meadows Community College’s Safety Center.


Reminder: Participants must be at least 18 years of age to take this training. Enrollees will be asked to provide a copy of their valid driver’s license or state ID upon enrollment. To enroll, use the registration button below to receive additional instructions.

If you do not receive a confirmation email with your reservation after enrolling, please email [email protected] and include the class, date and time for the course for which you you are enrolling.

Registering multiple people or need an invoice for payment in advance? Contact Tracey Smith at [email protected] with the names and email addresses to be registered/paid.

Also, to ensure you receive timely email confirmations and reminders, please add the following emails to your safe sender list:  [email protected][email protected], and [email protected]. Learn how to add to safe senders in Outlook and Gmail.


The non-refundable registration fee is $85 and is payable by check or credit card. Payment must be received prior to the first day of class.

If paying by credit card, please visit Pay Trace. All major credit cards are accepted. In the field labeled “Invoice #”, please type the course name, date, and location to help with processing.

If paying by check, forward your enrollment email to whomever completes training purchases.  Please send checks payable to Applied Pavement Technology, Inc., Airport Plaza Office Building, 1755 E. Plumb Lane, Suite 264, Reno, Nevada 89502, Attn: Tracey Smith.

For questions, please email [email protected].

Winter Survival (Reno)