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Beginner's Bookkeeping

Gain an understanding of the accounting equations, debits and credits, record keeping, bank reconciliation, maintaining a general ledger, using a columnar journal and preparing simple financial statements. This course is valuable to small business owners and non-profit groups as well as for those needing to upgrade job skills. Note: Please bring a calculator to class.

Prerequisite(s): None

Section Location Dates Cost
BKK-010-CRS1 CR Sep 12-Oct 31 $305.00
BKK-010-CRS1 CR Jan 23-Mar 13 $305.00
BKK-010-CVS1 CV Sep 17-Nov 19 $305.00
BKK-010-CVS1 CV Jan 21-Mar 18 $305.00
BKK-010-PAS1 PA Sep 24-Oct 22 $305.00
BKK-010-PAS1 PA Jan 28-Mar 25 $305.00



The NICBotCamp will use LEGO robots to inspire and engage youth in science and engineering pursuits. Students (grades 4 to 6) will participate in fun, hands-on camps during the week, learning basic digital literacy skills including LEGO robotics.

Section Location Dates Cost
CAMP-LEGO-CVS2 CV Aug 20-Aug 24 $185.00


Tech Explorers Camp

The Tech Explorers Camp aims to inspire students (ages 9 to 12) through the teaching of various innovative tech concepts. Students will learn coding, LEGO robotics, circuits and other aspects of technology in a hands-on, fun environment.

Section Location Dates Cost
CAMP-TECH-CVS1 CV Aug 20-Aug 24 $195.00


Your Brain - Parts and Plans

Instructor: David Brown. Parts: Think about a small bagel stuck on top of your extended middle index finger and covered by three crumpled sheets of the local paper. This is basically the three major parts of our brain. Plans: You will set up an action plan with a focus on preserving brain function and decreasing the risk of some of the dementias. This event is free to Elder College members but registration is required.

For the latest schedule, see your local campus ElderCollege newsletter.


Central America and the Caribbean

Gain insight into the speed bumps, detours, and roadblocks on the path to democracy for Cuba, Guatemala, Nicaragua and Panama. Instructor: Erik Mairs.

For the latest schedule, see your local campus ElderCollege newsletter.


Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2010

Section Location Dates Cost
EDGO-4436-PAW1 PA Sep 4-Jan 30 $169.00


Emergency Child Care First Aid With CPR Level B

This course is designed for parents and caregivers of children up to eight years of age. Topics include: recognition of home hazards, accident prevention, and safety education. Skills focus on respiratory distress, CPR, AED, bleeding management and common first aid situations. This course is acknowledged by the Ministry of Health and the Provincial Child Care Facilities Licensing Board. Certification period is three years, but yearly recertification in CPR Level B is recommended.

Section Location Dates Cost
FAC-010-CRS1 CR Sep 15 $105.00
FAC-010-CRS2 CR Dec 1 $105.00
FAC-010-CRS1 CR Jan 26 $105.00
FAC-010-CRS2 CR Mar 23 $105.00
FAC-010-CRS1 CR May 11 $105.00
FAC-010-CRS1 CR Aug 10 $105.00
FAC-010-CVS1 CV Sep 16 $105.00
FAC-010-CVS2 CV Dec 2 $105.00
FAC-010-CVS1 CV Feb 24 $105.00
FAC-010-CVS1 CV May 26 $105.00
FAC-010-CVS1 CV Aug 11 $105.00
FAC-010-PAS1 PA Sep 8 $105.00
FAC-010-PAS2 PA Nov 3 $105.00
FAC-010-PAS1 PA Jan 26 $105.00
FAC-010-PAS2 PA Apr 27 $105.00
FAC-010-PAS1 PA Aug 10 $105.00


Emergency First Aid with CPR Level C

This emergency first aid course covers the basic skills necessary to deal with time priority emergencies. It includes initial assessment, respiratory distress, CPR, AED, bleeding, unconsciousness, shock, poisons, and secondary assessment. Certification is by the Red Cross and is valid for a period of three years, but yearly recertification in CPR Level C is recommended.

Prerequisite(s): None

Section Location Dates Cost
FAC-020-CRS1 CR Nov 17 $100.00
FAC-020-CRS1 CR Apr 6 $100.00
FAC-020-CRS2 CR Apr 13 $100.00
FAC-020-CRS1 CR Jun 22 $100.00
FAC-020-CVS1 CV Sep 9 $100.00
FAC-020-CVS2 CV Dec 9 $100.00
FAC-020-CVS1 CV Mar 3 $100.00
FAC-020-CVS1 CV May 23 $100.00
FAC-020-CVS1 CV Aug 18 $100.00
FAC-020-PAS1 PA Sep 29 $100.00
FAC-020-PAS2 PA Nov 24 $100.00


Graphic Design Basics And Social Media Skills

This 3-session workshop is designed for people new to roles in marketing and communications and small business owners. In the first session, participants will learn the basics of graphic design and how to use Canva (an online free basic graphic design software) to design great marketing images for posters and social media. In the last two sessions, participants will use their images and learn to post effectively to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to market services and products and engage their audience. Participants will need basic computer skills and their own laptop or tablet to take this course.

Section Location Dates Cost
MKT-010-CRS1 CR Sep 10-Sep 24 $205.00
MKT-010-CRS1 CR Jan 14-Jan 28 $205.00


Transport of Dangerous Goods - Online

This course provides shippers, handlers and drivers with a clear understanding of the basic transportation of dangerous goods, which meet the requirements of federal and provincial legislation. The flexible online format allows participants to complete the course at their own pace and convenience. Note: You must complete this course within 30 days. Email address required. Ask for information sheet when registering.

Section Location Dates Cost
MVO-071-PAW1 PA Sep 1-Jan 31 $75.00
MVO-071-PAW1 PA Jan 2-May 30 $75.00
MVO-071-PAW1 PA May 1-Jul 30 $75.00


Occupational First Aid Level 1

Learn CPR, choking and hemorrhage control and minor wound care according to WSBC Regulations, Part 3 Guidelines (3.14 - 3.21). This WorkSafeBC course is an excellent entry level WSBC First Aid course that is a recognized by local industry. Certification is by WSBC and is valid for three years.

Prerequisite(s): Students must be at least 16 years of age. Students under 19 require a parent/ guardian signed waiver. Picture identification must be brought to the 1st class.

Section Location Dates Cost
OFA-010-CRS3 CR Sep 19 $95.00
OFA-010-CRS4 CR Nov 24 $95.00
OFA-010-CRS3 CR Feb 11 $95.00
OFA-010-CRS4 CR Apr 11 $95.00
OFA-010-CRS1 CR Jun 11 $95.00
OFA-010-CRS1 CR Aug 14 $95.00
OFA-010-CVS2 CV Sep 12 $95.00
OFA-010-CVS3 CV Nov 16 $95.00
OFA-010-CVS2 CV Feb 20 $95.00
OFA-010-CVS3 CV Apr 10 $95.00
OFA-010-CVS1 CV Jun 25 $95.00
OFA-010-CVS1 CV Aug 7 $95.00
OFA-010-PAS2 PA Sep 14 $150.00
OFA-010-PAS3 PA Nov 7 $150.00
OFA-010-PAS1 PA Feb 6 $150.00
OFA-010-PAS2 PA Apr 9 $150.00
OFA-010-UCS1 UC Nov 21 $150.00
OFA-010-USC1 UC Feb 7 $150.00
OFA-010-UCS2 UC Apr 10 $150.00


Occupational First Aid Transportation Endorsement

This course is for OFA 010 or OFA 020 certified first aid attendants that work in environments requiring Transportation Endorsement in addition to their Occupational First Aid Level 1 or 2, according to WSBC Regulations Part 3 Guidelines (3.14 to 3.21). Students will be required to complete an NIC Waiver form at the first class. Certificate is by WSBC and is valid for three years.

Prerequisite(s): Students must be at least 16 years of age. Students under 19 require a parent/ guardian signed waiver. Picture identification and current OFA Level 1 or 2 Certificate must be brought to class.

Section Location Dates Cost
OFA-015-CVS1 CV Sep 13 $115.00


FoodSafe Level I

Obtain the necessary certification to work in the food service industry. This course covers important food safety and worker safety information including food borne illness, receiving and storing food, preparing food, serving food, cleaning and sanitizing. Certificates will be valid for 5 years from the date of issue. Note: Bring a packed lunch, beverage and government-issued picture ID to class.

Section Location Dates Cost
TFS-010-CRS2 CR Aug 25 $99.00
TFS-010-CRS1 CR Sep 22 $99.00
TFS-010-CRS2 CR Oct 27 $99.00
TFS-010-CRS3 CR Nov 24 $99.00
TFS-010-CRS4 CR Dec 15 $99.00
TFS-010-CRS1 CR Jan 26 $99.00
TFS-010-CRS2 CR Feb 23 $99.00
TFS-010-CRS3 CR Mar 23 $99.00
TFS-010-CRS4 CR Apr 27 $99.00
TFS-010-CRS1 CR May 25 $99.00
TFS-010-CRS2 CR Jun 22 $99.00
TFS-010-CRS1 CR Jul 20 $99.00
TFS-010-CRS2 CR Aug 17 $99.00
TFS-010-CVS2 CV Aug 18 $99.00
TFS-010-CVS2 CV Sep 15 $99.00
TFS-010-CVS3 CV Oct 13 $99.00
TFS-010-CVS4 CV Nov 17 $99.00
TFS-010-CVS5 CV Dec 8 $99.00
TFS-010-CVS1 CV Jan 12 $99.00
TFS-010-CVS2 CV Feb 9 $99.00
TFS-010-CVS3 CV Mar 9 $99.00
TFS-010-CVS4 CV Apr 6 $99.00
TFS-010-CVS1 CV May 4 $99.00
TFS-010-CVS2 CV Jun 1 $99.00
TFS-010-CVS1 CV Jul 6 $99.00
TFS-010-CVS2 CV Aug 10 $99.00
TFS-010-PAS2 PA Aug 18 $99.00
TFS-010-PAS1 PA Sep 15 $99.00
TFS-010-PAS2 PA Oct 20 $99.00
TFS-010-PAS3 PA Nov 17 $99.00
TFS-010-PAS4 PA Dec 8 $99.00
TFS-010-PAS1 PA Jan 19 $99.00
TFS-010-PAS2 PA Feb 16 $99.00
TFS-010-PAS3 PA Mar 16 $99.00
TFS-010-PAS4 PA Apr 13 $99.00
TFS-010-PAS1 PA May 11 $99.00
TFS-010-PAS2 PA Jun 15 $99.00
TFS-010-PAS1 PA Jul 20 $99.00
TFS-010-PAS2 PA Aug 17 $99.00
TFS-010-PHS1 PH Sep 29 $99.00
TFS-010-PHS1 PH Mar 30 $99.00


Orientation to WHMIS Online

Orientation to Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) is a comprehensive on-line program that covers all major topics relevant for new hires. The online material will cover the fundamental information for worker education, including material safety and training. You must complete the course within 30 days. A valid email address is required.

Section Location Dates Cost
WSF-019-CRW1 CR Sep 4-Jan 31 $45.00


Confined Space Pre-Entry - Online

This detailed and interactive online course provides a basic understanding of confined spaces in the workplace, legislation that governs them and the hazards associated with entering them. Please note: You must complete this course within 30 days. Email address required.

Section Location Dates Cost
WSF-024-PAW1 PA Sep 1-Jan 31 $75.00
WSF-024-PAW1 PA Jan 2-May 30 $75.00
WSF-024-PAW1 PA May 1-Jul 30 $75.00