Nechako Region Continuing Education

Vanderhoof and Fort St. James

Course
Aboriginal Cultural Competency

Gain a deeper understanding of the Carrier people in this informative, interactive workshop.

$55

Fort St. James
Feb 23, May 11
9:00am–3:00pm

Vanderhoof
Mar 7, Apr 27
9:00am–3:00pm

Babysitter’s Training - Redcross

Learn basic child care, accident prevention, first aid and how to handle emergency situations and receive a certificate upon successful completion. This program is based on the Red Cross Youth Society curriculum. Students are required to bring pencil, baby doll, bottle, baby clothing and a nutritious bag lunch to class. For youth 11 years old and older.

$80

Fort St. James
Mar 3, May 5 
9:00am–3:30pm

Vanderhoof
Mar 24, May 11
9:00am–3:30pm

Beekeeping 101

In this course, you will learn how to raise bees and about the vital importance of the bee and their impact on food production. There are in-class and field sessions.

$95

Vanderhoof
May 25 & 26
Fri, 6:00pm - 9:00pm Sat, 9:00am - 3:00pm

Bookkeeping Certificate – Digital Delivery

A Bookkeeping Certificate will provide you with a well-rounded understanding of the complete bookkeeping cycle, from how to set up a company through the full year’s business cycle for both manual and computerized accounting systems. There are eight courses in this program.

$400 - $595 per course

Fort St. James
Fall 2018 – Digital Delivery Instruction

Vanderhoof
Fall 2018 – Digital Delivery Instruction

Canadian Firearms Safety Course (CFSC)

The introductory firearm safety course is intended for all firearm users. There will be both written and practical examinations. Photo ID is required and students must by 18 years of age or older. Textbook and full attendance required.

$195

Fort St. James
Mar 3 & 4, Apr 7 & 8
8:00am - 5:00pm

Vanderhoof
Mar 17 & 18, May 5 & 6
8:00am – 5:00pm

Chainsaw Basic Safety

This course meets the WorkSafeBC requirements for chainsaw operator training, and provides participants with the skills, to operate a chainsaw safely. Some of the topics covered in the course include regulatory requirements, five steps to chainsaw safety, operators responsibilities, operational maintenance, accident prevention and a practical session.

$170

Fort St. James
Mar 15
8:00am - 5:00pm

Vanderhoof
Feb 28
8:00am – 5:00pm

Chainsaw Level 1

Certified through Enform, this course incorporates practical field exercises and classroom instruction. Certification is valid for three years across Canada and is currently the only chainsaw certification accepted in the geophysical industry.

$1030

Fort St. James
Apr 24 - 26
8:00am - 5:00pm

Vanderhoof
May 15 - 17
8:00am – 5:00pm

Computing for Small Business

With the guidance of an experienced instructor, explore the technologies available to businesses with a focus on smaller business implementations.

$60

Vanderhoof
May 6
6:00pm - 9:00pm

Construction Safety Training System (CSTS)

CSTS-09 is a self-paced online course that explores various aspects of a construction jobsite with an emphasis on being aware of common hazards and how to avoid them. Certification is valid across Canada and does not expire.

$117

Fort St. James
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CORE Hunter Training

This course is required to obtain a BC hunting license. Participants must read the CORE manual prior to course start date. A licensing fee payable to the BC Wildlife Federation must accompany registration paperwork for successful applicants.

$200

Fort St. James
Feb 17, 18, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
19, 20, 21, 22, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Vanderhoof
Apr 6 / 6 pm – 10 pm, Apr 7 & 14 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Exam: TBA

Customer Service & Cashier Training

Looking for entry-level employment opportunities in retail? Learn about customer relations and how to run a basic cash register in this hands-on workshop.

$178

Fort St. James
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Vanderhoof
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Dangerous Wildlife Course

Learn what species are considered dangerous wildlife from a practical perspective and as defined in the BC Wildlife Act. Learn how to identify bear species, behavior, use areas and how to be bear aware. This course will include examples of defense options, surviving encounters and hunting situations. Other species that will be discussed are cougars, wolves, coyotes, moose and bison.

$75

Fort St. James
Mar 20
9:00am – 12:00pm

Vanderhoof
Mar 13, Apr 16
9:00am – 12:00pm

Confined Space

This course provides theory based training on hazard recognition and control, conducting hazard assessments, roles and responsibilities, planning, training requirements, personal protective and rescue equipment, record keeping and evaluation.

$107

Fort St. James
Oct 30
8:30am – 12:30pm

CORE Hunter Training

Course required to obtain a BC hunting license. Participants must read the CORE manual prior to course start date. A licensing fee payable to the BC Wildlife Federation must accompany registration paperwork for successful applicants.

$200

Fort St. James
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Vanderhoof
Sept 22
6:00pm – 10:00pm
Sept 23 & 30
8:30am – 4:30pm

Exam: TBA

FoodSafe Level 1

All food service establishments and non-profit organizations that sell food must have a minimum of one employee with FoodSafe certification on duty at all times. Five-year certification is issued upon successful completion.

$130

Fort St. James
Feb 24, May 11
9:00am – 5:00pm

Vanderhoof
Apr 7, May 26
9:00am – 5:00pm

Global Ground Disturbance Level II

This program is designed for anyone supervising a Ground Disturbance, independently performing a Ground Disturbance, or issuing and receiving Ground Disturbance permits. The program ensures that Level II personnel fully understand, all the regulations and variances involved when a Ground Disturbance takes place. Certification is valid for 3 years. This course is assessed to the ABCGA 201 Ground Disturbance Standard.

$235

Fort St. James
May 19
8:30am – 4:30pm

Vanderhoof
Apr 28
8:30am – 4:30pm

H2S Alive

Learn to work safely in and around hydrogen sulphide (H2S) environments. Topics include: H2S properties, Health Hazards and Locations; Hazard Assessment and Control; Respiratory Protective Equipment; Detection of H2S and Initial Response Strategy. Upon successful completion of the required practical skills and written exam with a minimum score of 70% you will receive a Certificate of Completion that is valid for three years.

$235

Fort St. James
May 24
8:30am – 4:30pm

Vanderhoof
Feb 17
8:30am – 4:30pm

Home Alone

The Home Alone Program is designed to provide children 10 years of age and older with the necessary skills and knowledge to be safe and responsible when home alone for short periods of time. It will help them understand how to prevent problems, handle real-life situations, and keep them safe and constructively occupied. The course material covers establishing a routine, house key responsibility, strangers, telephone, emergencies, basic first aid, and internet safety.

$75

Fort St. James
Mar 17
9:00am – 5:00pmpm

Vanderhoof
Mar 27
9:00am – 3:00pm

How to Navigate the Internet & Create Files on Your Desktop

Learn how to use search engines to navigate websites and how to create files on your desktop. Activities include, use of plugins, opening, saving and transfering data on your Flash Drive safely. Items Required: An existing email account, list of contact email accounts for work, Flash Drive, Phones and USB Cords that will connect to the computer. Please bring all USB cords for your phone.

$115

Fort St. James
Mar 5 & 9
6:00pm – 9:00pm

Market Safe

MarketSafe is for farmers, food processors and producers who make, bake or grow products to sell at local farmers’ markets, farm gates or other types of temporary food markets.

$TBA

Fort St. James
TBA

MS Office 2013 Applications

Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Publisher, Access, and Outlook on request.

$TBA

Fort St. James
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Vanderhoof
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Occupational First Aid - Level 1

Topics include AED, C-spine control, respiratory and circulatory emergencies, minor soft tissue injuries, accurate completion of the required documentation, identification and management of stroke, diabetes, seizures and fainting. Students receive their OFA Level 1 tickets, valid for 3 years, upon successful completion of a written exam and practical evaluation by the instructor. Participants must be 16 years of age. Photo ID required.

$154

Fort St. James
Mar 16, Apr 26, May 24, Jun 21
8:30am – 4:30pm

Vanderhoof
Mar 23, Apr 24, May 9, Jun 15
8:30am–4:30pm

Occupational First Aid – Transportation Endorsement

This course is designed to deliver the skills and knowledge needed to secure and transport injured/ill workers to medical aid. These skills are necessary if the worksite is more than twenty minutes form medical aid. Certificate valid for 3 years. Prerequisite: OFA Level 1.

$154

Fort St. James
Apr 27, May 25, June 22 
8:30am – 4:30pm

Vanderhoof
Available on request

Petroleum Safety Training 2.0 (PST)

This course provides a general introduction and overview of health and safety hazards in the petroleum industry.

$105

Fort St. James
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Vanderhoof
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Photoshop 2017

This is an introduction to Photoshop 2017. Learn how to manipulate images, graphic arts and uses of Paint.net.

$55

Vanderhoof
Feb 27
6:00pm – 9:00pm

Pipeline Construction Safety Training System (PCST)

This course is designed for pipeline workers to assist them on how to respond to worksite health and safety issues by providing them with the tools to recognize, assess and control hazards. BuildForce Canada certification.

$179

Fort St. James
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Vanderhoof
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Project Management Basics

This workshop will give participants an overview of the entire project management process, as well as key project management tools that they can use every day.

$305

Fort St. James
Mar 8 & 9
8:30am – 4:30pm

Vanderhoof
Apr 19 & 20
8:30am–4:30pm

S100 Basic Fire Suppression

This course covers fire line safety, the fundamentals of firefighting, fire behaviour, and water delivery using portable pumps and gravity systems. Upon successful completion, participants will be able to demonstrate a basic knowledge of wildland fire suppression organization structure, wildfire behaviours, plus suppression and safety procedures. BC Timber Sales Certification.

$115

Fort St. James
May 16 & 17
9:00am - 4:30pm

Vanderhoof
May 1 & 2
9:00am - 4:30pm

S100 Basic Fire Suppression Recertification

This course is designed for participants who have a valid S100 Fire Suppression certificate and require an annual review of fire behaviours, fire suppression, water delivery systems and safety procedures.

$75

Fort St. James
May 18
9:00am - 2:00pm

Vanderhoof
May 3
9:00am - 2:00pm

Samosa Night

Back by popular demand! In this hands-on, informative, interactive and fun night students will learn how to make delicious potato and pea vegetable and beef samosas. Students will learn how to make the flavorful samosa filling and learn the techniques behind wrapping the perfect samosa. Please bring containers for leftovers.

$71

Fort St. James
Mar 14
6:30pm – 9:30pm

Serving it Right

Serving It Right is British Columbia’s self-study online course that educates licensees, managers and servers about their legal responsibilities when serving alcohol, and provides effective techniques to prevent problems related to over-service. Certification is recognized provincially and is valid for five years.

$65

Fort St. James
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Vanderhoof
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SuperHost

SuperHost offers affordable, relevant and quality customer service training for front-line employees in the tourism industry. SuperHost is intended for people who are entering the workforce for the first time or after a significant break, or are fairly new at working in a customer-facing role.

$TBA

Fort St. James
May 2
9:00am - 4:00pm

Vanderhoof
May 31
9:00am - 4:00pm

Traffic Control Person Training

This comprehensive course consists of classroom and practical training recognized by WorkSafe BC. To successfully complete the course, the participant must pass the written exam with a minimum mark of 80% and the practical evaluation with 100%. Certification issued by the BC Construction Safety Association valid for three years.

$395

Fort St. James
May 6 & 7
8:00am - 5:00pm

Vanderhoof
Apr 27 & 28
8:00am - 5:00pm

Tastes of India

Customers expect a courteous, helpful response when they call your organization. Review the main factors of telephone etiquette which include manners and efficiency.

$84

Fort St. James
Apr 26
6:30pm - 9:30pm

Transportation of Dangerous Goods

This course introduces participants to the TDG Act and regulations and explains the requirements for receiving, handling, transporting and shipping dangerous goods, as well as the appropriate response in emergency situations such as spills or accidents. This course is suitable for any person who is engaged in the handling, offering for transport or transporting of dangerous goods.

$65

Fort St. James
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Vanderhoof
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WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System)

This course meets the legislated worker training requirements for all Federal and Provincial workplaces in all provinces and territories. All workers that work with, or in close proximity to, a hazardous material require WHMIS training

$65

Fort St. James
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Vanderhoof
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Wildlife Awareness

Wildlife Awareness training provides an overview of the wildlife hazards in Northern Canada, including how workers can identify and prevent potentially dangerous situations.

$130

Fort St. James
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Vanderhoof
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