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BSW-101

Building Service Worker Level 1 & WHMIS

Learn the skills required to work in the building service custodial field. Topics include: attitudes, ground rules, WHMIS, blood borne pathogen and sharps safety, hanta virus awareness, basic cleaning chemistry, cleaning procedures overview, interior office cleaning, restroom cleaning, daily floor maintenance and classroom cleaning. Note: Please bring a bagged lunch and beverage.

Prerequisite(s): Students must have basic English speaking, writing and reading skills.

Section Location Dates Cost
BSW-101-PAS1 PA May 10-May 12 $389.00

BSW-104

Building Service Worker Level 2 - Resilient Hard Floor Care

This course provides instruction and hands on training for maintenance of all types of resilient and hard floor surfaces. It will cover work organization and planning, time expectations, equipment use, safety and basic maintenance, common flooring types, power equipment use and safety, area cleaning techniques, basic hard floor care and cleaning.

Section Location Dates Cost
BSW-104-CRS1 CR May 3-May 5 $389.00

CPA-015

Sage 50-1

Set-up and use all six modules in Sage 50 -1 accounting software (formerly Simply Accounting) with emphasis on the general ledger, accounts payable, receivable and payroll modules. The job cost and inventory modules may also be introduced.

Prerequisite(s): Basic Bookkeeping or equivalent & familiarity with Windows

Section Location Dates Cost
CPA-015-PAS1 PA May 6-Jun 10 $329.00

CREC-0001

CR ElderCollege Membership

Section Location Dates Cost
CREC-0001-CRS1 CR Apr 30 $10.00

CVEC-0001

CV ElderCollege Membership

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-0001-CVS1 CV Apr 30 $10.00

FAC-010

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 May 11 $105.00
FAC-010-CRS1 CR Aug 10 $105.00
FAC-010-CRS1 CR Nov 2 $105.00
FAC-010-CRS1 CR Jun 13 $105.00
FAC-010-CVS1 CV May 26 $105.00
FAC-010-CVS1 CV Aug 11 $105.00
FAC-010-PAS1 PA Aug 10 $105.00
FAC-010-PAS1 PA Sep 21 $105.00
FAC-010-PAS2 PA Nov 23 $105.00
FAC-010-PAS1 PA Aug 15 $105.00

FAC-020

Emergency First Aid with CPR Level C

The emergency first aid course covers the basic skills necessary to deal with time priority emergencies. The RC Emergency First Aid course is now recognized by WorkSafe BC as a valid equivalent certification for the Occupational First Aid Level 1. Certification is transferable between provinces and recognized nationally for workplace requirements. 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 Jun 22 $100.00
FAC-020-CRS1 CR Oct 5 $100.00
FAC-020-CRS1 CR May 12 $100.00
FAC-020-CVS1 CV May 23 $100.00
FAC-020-CVS1 CV Aug 18 $100.00
FAC-020-PAS1 PA Sep 14-Sep 15 $100.00
FAC-020-PAS2 PA Dec 14 $100.00
FAC-020-PAS2 PA Feb 29 $100.00
FAC-020-PAS1 PA Apr 25 $100.00
FAC-020-PAS1 PA Jul 20 $100.00

FAC-021

Red Cross Standard First Aid with CPR Level C

This is a comprehensive first aid course for those who require the skills and knowledge necessary to deal with life-threatening situations and to give assistance to people in physical distress. The RC Standard First Aid course is now recognized by WorkSafe BC as a valid equivalent certification for the Occupational First Aid Level 1. Certification is transferable between provinces and recognized nationally for workplace requirements. Includes all of the content of the Emergency First Aid course (FAC 020) plus injuries due to heat and cold, medical conditions, bone and joint injuries, head and spinal injuries. 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-021-CRS1 CR May 29-May 30 $170.00
FAC-021-CRS1 CR Aug 27-Aug 28 $170.00
FAC-021-CRS1 CR Nov 16-Nov 17 $170.00
FAC-021-CRS1 CR Jun 9-Jun 10 $170.00
FAC-021-CVS1 CV Aug 14-Aug 15 $170.00
FAC-021-PAS1 PA May 11-May 12 $170.00
FAC-021-PAS1 PA Jul 13-Jul 14 $170.00
FAC-021-PAS1 PA Oct 5-Oct 6 $170.00
FAC-021-PAS2 PA Nov 30-Dec 1 $170.00
FAC-021-PHS1 PH Jun 5-Jun 6 $260.00

FAC-052

MHFA Adults who Interact with Youth

Mental Health First Aid helps frontline staff and faculty recognize the symptoms of mental health problems or crises. The course will provide tools and support for initial response in a crisis situation. You will cover the four most common disorders: anxiety & trauma related disorders, psychotic disorder, mood related disorders and substance related disorder plus eating disorders and deliberate self-injury. Participants who take this course will be well-prepared to respond and interact confidently, when faced with mental health situations at work and in their personal lives.

Prerequisite(s): Students 16 years of age

Section Location Dates Cost
FAC-052-PAS1 PA Apr 29-Apr 30 $250.00

FAC-056

Psychological First Aid - Self-Care

This exciting online program assists learners from youth to seniors in developing a personal understanding of the effects of stress, loss, grief and trauma, with an emphasis on self-care and personal protection. Learners will be introduced to the Red Cross Look, Listen, Link, Live model and will learn how to cope with the effects of various types of stress. This course can be taken as a stand-alone course or in combination with the Psychological First Aid - Caring for Others online course to supplement and strengthen an overall wellness program. We also provide a full program which includes the two online courses and the in class training session. PFA is built on the latest evidence-based research from the international community and was developed in response to a growing need within our communities and to address a gap in wellness program options with a focus on resiliency.

Prerequisite(s): Students 14 years of age (recommended)

Section Location Dates Cost
FAC-056-CVD1 CV May 1-May 31 $45.00
FAC-056-CVD2 CV Jun 1-Jun 30 $45.00
FAC-056-CVD1 CV Jul 1-Jul 31 $45.00
FAC-056-CVD2 CV Aug 1-Aug 31 $45.00

FAC-057

Psychological FAID - Caring for Others

This exciting online program assists learners from youth to seniors in developing a personal understanding of the effects of stress, loss, grief and trauma on others, with an emphasis on self-care and personal protection. Learners will be introduced to the Red Cross Look, Listen, Link, Live model and will learn how to support others to cope with the effects of various types of stress. This course can be taken as a stand-alone course or in combination with the Psychological First Aid - Self-Care online course to supplement and strengthen an overall wellness program. We also provide a full program which includes the two online courses and the in class training session. PFA is built on the latest evidence-based research from the international community and was developed in response to a growing need within our communities and to address a gap in wellness program options with a focus on resiliency.

Prerequisite(s): Students 16 years of age (recommended)

Section Location Dates Cost
FAC-057-CVD1 CV May 1-May 31 $45.00
FAC-057-CVD2 CV Jun 1-Jun 30 $45.00
FAC-057-CVD1 CV Jul 1-Jul 31 $45.00
FAC-057-CVD2 CV Aug 1-Aug 31 $45.00

FAC-082

Marine Basic First Aid & CPR C

The Marine Basic First Aid course meets defined Federal Transport Canada Marine Safety Training Standards for Marine First Aid. This course provides individuals with a basic training level of First Aid and CPR required by the Marine Industry. Certification is by the Canadian Red Cross with a certification period of three years.

Prerequisite(s): Some previous knowledge of First Aid/ CPR is recommended, but not required.

Section Location Dates Cost
FAC-082-CRS1 CR Oct 16-Oct 17 $170.00
FAC-082-CRS2 CR Dec 4-Dec 5 $170.00
FAC-082-PAS1 PA Oct 19-Oct 20 $170.00
FAC-082-PHS1 PH Apr 30-May 1 $260.00
FAC-082-UCS1 UC Nov 16-Nov 17 $180.00
FAC-082-UCS1 UC Feb 22-Feb 23 $190.00
FAC-082-UCS2 UC Apr 18-Apr 19 $190.00

FLO-010

Forklift Operator

Receive thorough training that meets or exceeds all WorkSafe BC and CSA regulations and standards. Each student will be evaluated and those able to demonstrate a minimum level of operational competence receive an Ives & Associates document of successful program completion. Note: Ask for information sheet when registering.

Prerequisite(s): Must be 16 years of age and have, or have had, a driver's license.

Section Location Dates Cost
FLO-010-CRS5 CR Apr 27 $275.00
FLO-010-CRS1 CR May 25 $275.00
FLO-010-CRS2 CR Jun 22 $275.00
FLO-010-PAS3 PA Apr 27 $275.00

GENI-1212

Metal Jewellery Design Info Session

This free information session will give prospective students the opportunity to meet instructors and learn about the 8-month Metal Jewellery Design Certificate as well as the evening, weekend and summer jewellery workshops available at NIC. Tour the well-equipped studio, discover more about the field of jewellery making and design, learn about jewellery-making equipment and tools, and see what past students have accomplished. There is no cost to attend but we ask that you please pre-register.

Section Location Dates Cost
GENI-1212-CRS1 CR May 9  

GENI-1215

Metal Jewellery Open Studio

The Open Studio is an excellent opportunity to continue to work on the skills you learned in other courses and complete some additional projects in a professional studio under the guidance of a professional! You can use the equipment and tools in the NIC studio to work on your jewellery projects (excluding lost wax casting and mold-making), while getting expert guidance and tips from the instructor. The Open Studio also allows you to work side by side with your peers in a supportive, creative environment. Our Campbell River studio is well equipped with a variety of electric and hand tools, work benches and reference materials. Note: Participants must have some experience in jewellery making and design and come with some projects & pieces to work on. The Open Studio is suitable for students who have taken one or more of the NIC Metal Jewellery courses/programs including the part-time Silver Jewellery Making-Beginner's course OR the Silver Jewellery Express I & II OR the Metal Jewellery Design certificate OR other similar jewellery-making courses. Students must supply their own materials and consumables for their projects.

Section Location Dates Cost
GENI-1215-CRS1 CR May 4-May 5 $155.00
GENI-1215-CRS2 CR May 11-May 12 $155.00

GENI-1241

Vacuum Casting

Create a one-of-a kind ring that will be carved, cast and finished in only two days. On the first day, you will learn to size and carve a ring in wax and then invest it to prepare for the cast. On day two, you will learn how to pour the metal, saw off the sprue, clean and polish your ring. This course is suitable for any jewellery-making student, beginner to advanced, who wants the opportunity to cast with professional equipment and instruction. Note: Materials are provided and included in the price. See the online supply list for additional items you may need to bring from home.

Section Location Dates Cost
GENI-1241-CRS1 CR May 25-May 26 $239.00

GENI-7530

Permaculture-Abundance in Small Space

Permaculture design can increase the productivity of our gardens, provide beauty, abundance, and the leisure to enjoy it. This introduction to permaculture class will include an opportunity to participate in planting a perennial herb garden. Permaculture takes a systems approach to garden planning, building soil fertility, and generating year-around harvests. The class will explore small plot intensive techniques, such as keyhole beds, companion planting, and succession planting to maximize yields and reduce labour. The techniques discussed are perfect for small urban gardens and can be scaled up for larger production areas. 6 hours in class and hands on. Dress appropriately for the weather and bring gloves.

Section Location Dates Cost
GENI-7530-CVS1 CV May 25 $99.00

MED-003

Small Non-Pleasure Domestic Vessel Basic Safety (SDV-BS)

Gain the knowledge and skills required to operate small, non-pleasure vessels operating within 25 miles of shore (formerly MED A3). Topics include maritime hazards and emergencies, emergency response, firefighting, lifesaving equipment, abandonment, personal survival, signaling devices and rescue response. The goal of the course is to assist you in responding to marine emergencies in the coastal area.

Section Location Dates Cost
MED-003-CRS1 CR May 10 $209.00
MED-003-CRS2 CR Jun 7 $209.00

MED-032

Domestic Vessel Safety (DVS)

In addition to topics covered by the Basic Safety (SDV-BS) course, this Transport Canada approved course enables you to learn safety-related skills associated with small boat operation and ensuring the safety of passengers. These skills include assisting passengers to survive an emergency, maintenance of safety equipment, and safety record keeping. Note: Bring a towel and bathing suit for pool exercises.

Section Location Dates Cost
MED-032-CRS1 CR May 13-May 16 $690.00
MED-032-CRS3 CR May 21-May 24 $690.00
MED-032-CRS2 CR Jun 10-Jun 13 $690.00

MVI-010

Vehicle Inspector

This course prepares trade-qualified mechanics for the Authorized Vehicle Inspector (AVI) certification. Upon completion, students will be able to perform inspections on private and commercial vehicles according to specifications and responsibilities described in the Vehicle Inspection Manual and the Motor Vehicle Act Regulations. AVIs help maintain road safety and ensure compliant and safe vehicles are operating on BC roadways.

Prerequisite(s): Participants must hold a B.C. Trade Qualification or an Inter-provincial Red-Seal Certificate in at least one of the following: Automotive Service Technician, Heavy Duty Equipment Technician, Commercial Transport Vehicle Mechanic, Commercial Trailer Mechanic, or Motorcycle Mechanic. Apprentices who have reached Level 4 in any of the above trades may also participate in the course, but will not receive their Inspectors Certificate until they become certified mechanics.

Section Location Dates Cost
MVI-010-CRS1 CR May 10-May 12 $609.00

MVO-071

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 May 1-Jul 30 $75.00

NAU-005

Small Vessel Operator Proficiency Training Course

Gain the knowledge and skills required to operate small commercial vessels, other than tugs and fishing vessels, up to five gross tonnage engaged on a near coastal, class 2 or a sheltered waters voyage, and for fishing vessels up to 15 gross tonnage or 12 meters overall length engaged on a near coastal, class 2 (including an inland voyage on Lake Superior or Lake Huron) or a sheltered waters voyage.

Section Location Dates Cost
NAU-005-CRS1 CR May 6-May 9 $569.00
NAU-005-CRS2 CR Jun 3-Jun 6 $569.00

NAU-016

Restricted Operator Certificate - Maritime

This seven-hour course will prepare you for the Department of Communications examination for the Restricted Operator Certificate (Maritime) (ROC-M).

Prerequisite(s): None

Section Location Dates Cost
NAU-016-CRS5 CR Apr 27 $219.00
NAU-016-CRS1 CR May 11 $219.00
NAU-016-CRS2 CR Jun 8 $219.00

NAU-030

Simulated Electronic Navigation Ltd

This course is designed to provide the student with a practical knowledge of the application of the Collision Regulations and principles to be observed in keeping a navigational watch while using Radar, Loran-C, GPS, Echo Sounder, a compass, and an Electronic Charting System. Each course participant must attend a minimum of 90% of lecture classes and 100% attendance is required during simulation exercises and evaluation. Participants must have prior training in topics such as basic Chart Work and Navigations Safety in order to have background knowledge required for the navigation of a vessel under simulated conditions.

Section Location Dates Cost
NAU-030-CRS1 CR Apr 29-May 3 $799.00

PAEC-0001

PA ElderCollege Membership

Section Location Dates Cost
PAEC-0001-PAS1 PA Apr 30 $10.00

TFS-010

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-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-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-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-UCS2 UC Apr 28 $99.00

WFO-013

Power Saw Operator

Intended for both new and experienced chainsaw operators, this course provides participants with an understanding of their limits. Participants will gain an understanding of safe work procedures and saw handling principles necessary to safely operate a chainsaw. This training does NOT qualify participants to fall trees. Training meets the minimum WorkSafeBC requirements. Participants must dress for weather, wear safety approved boots and bring a lunch. Participants receive a wallet card upon successful completion.

Section Location Dates Cost
WFO-013-CRS1 CR May 11-May 12 $599.00
WFO-013-CRS2 CR Jun 8-Jun 9 $599.00

WSF-019

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 May 1-Jul 31 $45.00
WSF-019-CRW1 CR Jul 1-Sep 30 $45.00
WSF-019-PAW1 PA May 1-Jul 30 $45.00
WSF-019-PAW1 PA Jul 1-Sep 30 $45.00

WSF-024

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 May 1-Jul 30 $75.00