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As an official service provider for Work BC, CNC Quesnel provides custom and certified industry training. Our instructors have extensive industry experience and are certified trainers.
We can provide training at your site or in our excellent facility.

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Scheduled Clerical Courses (by start date)
Essential Office Skills
  • Description: The Essential Office Skills program will provide an excellent introduction and essential skills in the automated office environment with a focus on customer service and communication.
    It is designed to provide experiential learning that will prepare students for entry-level administrative positions in a variety of business settings. Students successfully completing the program will receive a CNC Award of Participation Certificate.
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  • Fee: $6100. Refer to WorkBC for funding eligibility.
  • Time: 30hrs per week for 12 weeks
  • Dates: September, 2018, final schedule to be determined.
  • Location: CNC Quesnel Campus
Microsoft Office 2016 Excel Level 2
  • Description: Microsoft Office Excel Level 2. Presentation and practice will be in the following topics: Working with Charts, Working with Data and Tables, Working with Pivot Tables, Collaborate with Excel.
  • Time: 15hrs
  • Fee: $180
  • Dates: May 22 to June 5, 2018
  • Location: CNC Quesnel Campus
Microsoft Office 2016 Publisher
  • Description: Microsoft Office Publisher. This course will cover an introduction to the following topics: Fundamentals, Navigation and Layout, Formatting, Text Boxes and Drawing and Graphics.
  • Time: 12hrs, 6 hours per week
  • Fee: $144
  • Dates: May 29 to June 7, 2018
  • Location: CNC Quesnel Campus
Implicit Career Search
  • Description: The underlying assumption throughout ICS is that not only do we each have a unique contribution to deliver during our lives, we also implicitly and deeply desire to make this contribution. Workshop modules will cover these six stages: Decision Making, Personal Development, Personal Definition, Career Definition, Career Development, and Strategic Planning .
  • Time: 12hrs, 6 hours per week
  • Fee: $216
  • Dates: May 31 to June 13, 2018
  • Location: CNC Quesnel Campus
Quickbooks
  • Description: This program provides the students with the opportunities to acquire current skills in the latest software in accounting and office functions to meet the demands of today’s business. Participants will be provided with instructor led "hands-on" computer training in classroom. The emphasis is on practical experience through exercises in office applications, general ledger, accounts receivable, and accounts payable using QuickBooks.
    Prerequisites: Demonstrated proficiency of Bookkeeping concepts and computer skills.
  • Time: 21hrs
  • Fee: $252
  • Dates: June 1 to June 15, 2018
  • Location: CNC Quesnel Campus
Microsoft Office 2016 Powerpoint
  • Description: Microsoft Office PowerPoint. Presentation and practice will be in the following topics: Program Fundamentals, Getting Started with Presentations, Inserting, Editing and Formatting Text, Viewing a Presentation, Formatting a Presentation, Working with Objects and Finalizing a Presentation.
  • Time: 6hrs, 3 hours per week
  • Fee: $72
  • Dates: June 7 to June 14, 2018
  • Location: CNC Quesnel Campus
Scheduled Vocational Training (alphabetical)
Food Safe Level 1
  • Description: FoodSafe Level 1 is a food handling, sanitation and work safety course for front line food service workers. The course covers food-borne illness & receiving, storing, preparing, and serving food.
  • Fee: $125
  • Time: 8hrs
  • Dates: June 16, 8:30am to 5:00pm, 2018
  • Dates: July 5, 8:30am to 5:00pm, 2018
  • Location: Industry Training Centre: 3rd Floor, Helen Dixon Building
Occupational First Aid Level 1
  • Description: Level 1 is an 8 hour program designed to provide lifesaving first aid skills to workers in industry. Candidates must be at least 16 years of age and be able to understand and perform the first aid skills required to complete the learning tasks. No previous first aid training is required.
    PLEASE NOTE: Certification expiry date is changing from 3 years to 2 years on July 1, 2018.
  • Fee: $125
  • Time: 8hrs
  • Dates: May 22, 2018
  • Dates: June 16, 2018
  • Dates: June 21, 2018
  • Dates: June 26, 2018
  • Location: Industry Training Centre:- 3rd floor, Helen Dixon Building
Occupational First Aid Level 3
  • Description: Level 3 is a 70 hour (2 week) program designed to provide Occupational First Aid Attendants with the skills and knowledge needed to fulfill OFA Level 3 requirements. On successful completion of the course WorkSafeBC Certification is awarded.
    PLEASE NOTE: Certification expiry date is changing from 3 years to 2 years on July 1, 2018.
  • Fee: $925
  • Time: 70hrs
  • Dates: May 28 to June 8, 2018.   Exam Dates: June 12 or 13, 2018 (tentative dates)
  • Location: Industry Training Centre:- 3rd floor, Helen Dixon Building
Scheduled Industry Training (alphabetical)
Bear Awareness and Avoidance
  • Description: When working, hunting, camping or enjoying recreational activities in the outdoors – we run the risk of bear encounters. This course will provide information to better understand bear behavior, habits and characteristics. You will learn how to correctly assess and effectively respond to bear encounters and gain valuable knowledge regarding bear safety to assist when planning time in bear country.
  • Fee: $64
  • Time: 2 hrs
  • Dates: June 14, 2018
  • Location: Industry Training Centre: 3rd Floor, Helen Dixon Building
Fall Protection
  • Description: This course covers legislation, due diligence, fall dynamics, protection systems, inspection and care of equipment, suspension trauma, Emergency Rescue Plan (ERP), fall protection plan exercises, and more.
  • Fee: $225
  • Time: 8hrs
  • Dates: June 15, 8:30am to 5:00pm, 2018
  • Location: Industry Training Centre: 3rd Floor, Helen Dixon Building
Fire Entrapment Avoidance & Safety
  • Description: S185 Upon completion, the participant will demonstrate a basic knowledge of fire entrapment avoidance safe work procedures. Included in the training is Fire Entrapment Avoidance and Fire Entrapment Escape/Survival
  • Fee: $90
  • Time: 4 hrs
  • Dates: June 13, 2018
  • Location: Industry Training Centre: 3rd Floor, Helen Dixon Building
Fire Suppression
  • Description: S100 One day in the classroom, one in the field. Firefighting requires a high level of fitness; students should ensure they can carry 60 pounds up steep terrain. Upon completion, the student will demonstrate basic knowledge of the wildland fire suppression organizational structure, wildland fire environment, suppression, safety procedures and equipment used in BC to effectively and safely respond as a basic wildland firefighter.
    Students must wear work boots and dress appropriately for outdoor weather to complete practical component of course on second day of class and must wear work boots for second day “in the field” training
  • Fee: $230
  • Time: 12 hrs
  • Dates: June 12 and 13, 2018
  • Location: Industry Training Centre: 3rd Floor, Helen Dixon Building
Forklift Operator Re-Certification
  • Description: Ives 2 year Certificate. This course is for certified operators whose existing certification is ready to expire. This course consists of a classroom review of forklift theory, a written test and an individual driving test. Students must be 16 years of age. Steel-toed boots are required.
  • Fee: $162
  • Time: 4 hrs
  • Dates: May 25, 12:00pm to 4:00pm, 2018
  • Location: CNC Quesnel Campus
Traffic Control Certification
  • Description: This two-day Standardized Traffic Control Person course is approved by WorkSafe BC. Certification is required to control traffic on all public roads in British Columbia. Upon successful completion, participants will receive Safety Network photo identification that is valid for three years anywhere in the province of British Columbia.
  • Fee: $475
  • Time: 16 hrs
  • Dates: June 27 and June 28, 2018
  • Location: Industry Training Centre: 3rd Floor, Helen Dixon Building.
Transportation Endorsement
  • Description:Designed to prepare OFA Attendants Level 1 with the skills and knowledge needed to move and transport injured/ill works to medical aid. Students MUST bring photo ID and valid OFA Level 1 certificate to the course. Students MUST complete the entire 8 hours of course instruction. Certification is issued by WorkSafeBC, from the date of completion of the course.
    PLEASE NOTE: Certification expiry date is changing (from 3 years to 2 years). Dependent on the date of Worksafe BC’s implementation of this regulation change – this may apply to students in this course.
  • Fee: $125
  • Time: 8 hrs
  • Dates: June 14, 2018
  • Dates: June 22, 2018
  • Location: Industry Training Centre: 3rd Floor, Helen Dixon Building.