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Red Cross Emergency Medical Responder - EMR

The EMR course provides the knowledge and skills necessary in an emergency to help sustain life, reduce pain, and minimize the consequences of injury or sudden illness in a pre-hospital setting and includes CPR level HCP and AED. The certification is valid for three years. Being a certified EMR opens the doors to a variety of employment opportunities including BC Ambulance Services, private ambulance services (ie LifeSupport Transport), fire departments, law enforcement, ski-patrol and rescue, and industry employers in remote locations in BC / Alberta.

Prerequisite(s): Participants must be certified in Standard First Aid with CPR level C or higher. Pre-reading and homework required, contact First Aid Dept at 250-334-5092 to arrange to get course materials. Minimum of 16 years of age. Students under 19 require a parent / guardian signed waiver.

Section Location Dates Cost
AET-020-CVSI CV Mar 16-Mar 27 $995.00
AET-020-CVS1 CV Jun 1-Jun 12 $995.00


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-CRS1 CR Mar 20-Mar 22 $389.00
BSW-101-CRS1 CR May 29-May 31 $389.00
BSW-101-PAS1 PA Apr 24-Apr 26 $389.00


Fundamentals of Mixing Watercolours

Instructor: Marlyne Foos. This workshop is intended for beginner watercolourists. The workshop includes colour theory, demonstrations and lots of practice mixing watercolour paints. The students will also have the opportunity to create paintings from reference photos which will be provided. A supply list will be made available prior to the workshop.

Section Location Dates Cost
CREC-1500-CRS1 CR Mar 7-Mar 28 $30.00


Go with the Flow

Flow painting is the latest craze in acrylic art. Free-flowing liquid paints and mediums are at the heart of the pouring process. Learn how to select products and use them in various ways to create stunning canvasses, vinyl records, rocks and more. You don't have to be an artist to participate but you should be prepared to get messy while you are having fun! All supplies will be provided. Instructors Wendy Samaroden and Marion Schnurr.

Section Location Dates Cost
CREC-1533-CRS1 CR Mar 18-Mar 25 $40.00


Women in Investing 201

Course Description: Facilitator: Kim Emsley-Leik. You have identified your financial goals and are on the way to building a meaningful portfolio. This seminar series will cover a wide range of topics while building on your current knowledge of stocks, bonds, mutual funds, ETFS, insurance, fees, and estate planning considerations.

Section Location Dates Cost
CREC-3506-CRS1 CR Mar 5-Apr 16 $30.00


Supporting Healthy Aging of Our Vulnerable Seniors

Instructor: Jane Osborne. Neighbours, Friends and Family Caring for Our Elders: This workshop introduces participants to the topic of abuse and neglect of older adults using materials developed at the University of Western Ontario. The "It's not Right!" program represents the best and latest collective thinking in Canada for educating people about this difficult topic. To round out the offering, get real information about BC's Adult Guardianship Legislation & Community Response Networks, explore ways to prevent abuse and neglect, and develop the tools you need to help you decide who to refer to, and where to find help.

Section Location Dates Cost
CREC-5770-CRS1 CR Mar 18-Mar 25 $20.00


The Geology of Pebbles

Using PowerPoint, bedrock and pebble samples I'll build a geological history of pebbles from the region. I briefly will describe rock classification, geological setting, plate tectonics, paleogeography and more in developing this history. Instructor: Dixon Edwards and Jon Ackroyd.

Section Location Dates Cost
CREC-6323-CRS1 CR Mar 12-Mar 19 $20.00


Current Events Discussion Group

Facilitator: Quentin Dodd. A lively discussion on current news stories of interest; local and provincial matters that directly affect our community and national and international issues that are hitting the headlines. Reporter and freelance writer Quentin Dodd will moderate and suggest some topics to get us started. Then we will decide on further subjects to explore and debate.

Section Location Dates Cost
CREC-6430-CRS1 CR Mar 3-Mar 24 $30.00


Emergency Preparedness

Would you know how to help yourself and those you love before and after a disaster? What are the real threats to the Strathcona Region? Be prepared! Know the risks and make a plan. Instructor: Shaun Koopman

Section Location Dates Cost
CREC-6915-CRS1 CR Mar 4  


Film's Greatest Directors (Pt 1- Orson Welles)

Throughout the history of film many great directors have left their mark on this popular medium of dramatic expression. In this course we will view four diverse films by Orson Welles: The Magnifcent Ambersons, The Lady From Shanghai, Touch of Evil, and Chimes at Midnight. Unlike his more famous Citizen Kane, these four are not often shown on the large screen but illustrate just as well his incredible creativity.

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-1721-CVS1 CV Mar 11-Apr 1 $40.00


Art of Cultural Patterning

Examine artistic patterns of the Celts through the knots and illuminated texts; East Indian mandalas; patterned Islamic tiles and Plains Indians and Haida art forms. In the second half of class, create your own patterned works of art. All materials are provided by the instructor; a $25 supply fee will be automatically added to your tuition at registration.

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-1915-CVS1 CV Mar 19-Apr 2 $55.00


Financial Literacy for Women

Four classes with the goal of helping women to feel confident in their financial futures through education and discussions around topics which impact future decision making. At the completion of the course, participants will have a much better understanding of the tools available to create a comfortable retirement as well as a meaningful legacy. Class content is designed specifically to meet the financial literacy needs of women students.

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-3508-CVS1 CV Mar 10-Mar 31 $20.00


Introduction to Mac "Photos"

Explore the use of the Mac application " Photos" to store, sort and edit your pictures as well as produce slideshows and cards. Must be familiar with the operation of Mac computers.

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-4580-CVS1 CV Mar 6-Mar 13 $20.00


Cannabis: Miracle Cure Or Snake Oil?

Dr. Booth will guide us through accepted medical uses for cannabis, such as for chronic pain, insomnia, anxiety, and treating the side effects of chemotherapy. Learn more about this developing field of treatment, and be a wise consumer.

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-5392-CVS1 CV Feb 24 $10.00


Yoga for Men

A yoga class for men. All levels, introductory to more advanced. Please wear comfortable clothing you can easily move in. Mats are available but you can also bring your own. The cost of studio space will be shared among participants - to be collected at the first class. The course will be held at The House of Now, 536-5th Street, Courtenay.

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-5411-CVS1 CV Mar 4-Mar 25 $20.00


Scenic Hikes (No Dogs)

These 2 - 4 hour hikes, covering variable terrain for 7 - 10 km, are suited for those who enjoy walking or hiking regularly. We will do hikes from Bowser to Campbell River, so car pooling is encouraged. The hikes can be postponed due to extreme weather but otherwise go on rain or shine. Experience great exercise, discover new places, meet great people!

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-5520-CVS1 CV Feb 25-Apr 14 $60.00


Life on a Whole Food, Plant Based Diet

Great benefit can be gained from Whole Food, Plant Based (WFPB) eating for health and curing many health related conditions. The instructor is 77, in excellent condition (plays squash at least 5 times a week). The material taught in this class is all supported in the research literature. Recipes for delicious WFPB meals will be provided, with explanation, in class.

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-5626-CVS1 CV Mar 4-Mar 25 $20.00


Who Cares? Home And Residential Care Options

Comox Valley Elders Take Action members Jennifer Pass and Betty Donaldson explore the journey from independence through home care to residential care in the Comox Valley. What is the process? How does it start? What are one's options?

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-5720-CVS1 CV Feb 28-Mar 6 $10.00


Secrets to Happiness

This course explores roots of happy, meaningful life. Most humans hold fast to a number of wrong ideas of what makes us happy. Neuroscience and neuropsychology help explain how happiness is fostered in our brains. and what biological purpose it serves. Using concepts from genetics, human history, and positive psychology, the central focus of 'Secrets to Happiness' will look into the future and discover what best will make us happy.

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-5750-CVS1 CV Feb 24-Mar 30 $30.00


iRest© for Sleep And Pain Relief

iRest is an evidence-based protocol that combines deep relaxation with meditative inquiry to promote healing. Learn easy-to-use techniques to relieve chronic pain, insomnia and anxiety and enhance your well-being. Experience a guided iRest practice. Accessible for all physical abilities.

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-5752-CVS1 CV Feb 22 $10.00


From Wellhead to Your Gas Tank

This course will review the processing of crude oil to produce the fuels used in transportation. First, we will review the characterization of crude and then the basic processes of separation, conversion, purification, and blending of refinery streams to produce the various fuels.

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-6325-CVS1 CV Feb 27-Apr 2 $30.00


Understanding Canadian Constitution Pt2

This course is designed to compliment Part One, which is not a prerequisite. This course will include a more detailed discussion of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Constitution topics include analysis of how First Nations are considered as well as the taxation powers of each level of government. Finally the class will consider how the Constitution can and should be amended to reflect our current society.

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-6422-CVS1 CV Mar 2-Mar 23 $20.00


Home Maintenance Course

This course will cover tips for the Senior to easily and safely perform basic home maintenance. Topics will include siding, roofing, drywall, plumbing, electrical and preparing homes for when you leave on vacation.

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-7028-CVS1 CV Mar 10-Mar 31 $20.00


The Role of the Media

Sean Holman is an associate professor of journalism at Mount Royal University. He is currently writing a book on the history of freedom of information and is active in campaigning for the news media to cover the climate crisis with the urgency it demands In the coming months and years, no decision will be more important than how we decide to respond to climate change, both individually and collectively, and the media plays a major role in informing such decisions.

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-9003-CVS1 CV Feb 22 $6.00


Observations of the Salish Sea

Briony Penn is an award-winning writer of creative non-fiction books as well as a contributor to many anthologies and chapter books. She has many awards for her work including the national Environmental Learning award from Canadian Geographic. Based on her observations of WENNANEC, a bay on the south end of Salt Spring Island, Briony Penn takes you through the last 50 years to illustrate some of the recorded impacts and trends of climate change on shorelines, water, weather, plants and animals of this relatively intact part of the Salish Sea that has been the home of WSANEC people for millennia.

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-9004-CVS1 CV Feb 29 $6.00


Why Modern Civilization Is Unsustainable

William Rees is a Professor Emeritus and former Director of the University of British Columbia's School of Community and Regional Planning. H. Sapiens is capable of exponential population growth and tends to use up accessible resources. These tendencies are held in check by 'negative feedback' - disease, food shortages, conflict. However, modern technology has freed humans from negative feedback and humanity's natural expansionism is being reinforced by growth-oriented economics. As a result the human enterprise is in 'overshoot'.

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-9005-CVS1 CV Mar 7 $6.00


Environmental Law

Andrew was an environmental activist before he was an environmental lawyer. During law school Andrew helped found the University of Victoria's Environmental Law Centre and volunteered with the noted Indian environment lawyer, M.C. Mehta. These experiences changed his opinion of what is possible through law. Increasingly climate change is ending up in the courts. Andrew will discuss the opportunities and limits of using the law to fight climate change.

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-9006-CVS1 CV Mar 14 $6.00


Disaster At the Crossroads

Dr. Richard Guthrie is an internationally recognized geoscientist with particular expertise in geohazards and risk assessment. He leads an expert team of specialists to solve slope, river and erosion problems related to engineering, construction, and the natural environment Our achievements come at a cost. By supplanting natural systems with those we've designed, we are increasingly exposed to the unintended impact of our success. How are we to respond? This talk builds on an article published in Nature Geoscience.

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-9007-CVS1 CV Mar 21 $6.00


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-CRS2 CR Apr 25 $105.00
FAC-010-CRS1 CR Jun 13 $105.00
FAC-010-CRS1 CR Aug 8 $105.00
FAC-010-CVS1 CV Mar 8 $105.00
FAC-010-CVS1 CV May 24 $105.00
FAC-010-CVS1 CV Aug 9 $105.00
FAC-010-PAS1 PA May 2 $105.00
FAC-010-PAS2 PA Jun 20 $105.00
FAC-010-PAS1 PA Aug 15 $105.00


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 May 12 $100.00
FAC-020-CRS1 CR Jul 6 $100.00
FAC-020-CVS1 CV Feb 23 $100.00
FAC-020-CVS2 CV Apr 19 $100.00
FAC-020-CVS1 CV Jul 12 $100.00
FAC-020-PAS1 PA Jul 20 $100.00


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 Feb 29-Mar 1 $170.00
FAC-021-CRS1 CR Jun 9-Jun 10 $170.00
FAC-021-CRS1 CR Aug 11-Aug 12 $170.00
FAC-021-CVS1 CV Mar 9-Mar 10 $170.00
FAC-021-CVS2 CV Apr 14-Apr 15 $170.00
FAC-021-CVS1 CV Jul 14-Jul 15 $170.00
FAC-021-PAS2 PA Feb 29-Mar 1 $170.00
FAC-021-PAS1 PA Jun 6-Jun 7 $170.00
FAC-021-PHS1 PH Mar 9-Mar 10 $260.00


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-CRS4 CR Mar 30-Mar 31 $170.00
FAC-082-CVS1 CV Feb 27-Feb 28 $170.00
FAC-082-CVS2 CV Apr 27-Apr 28 $170.00
FAC-082-PAS2 PA Mar 7-Mar 8 $170.00
FAC-082-PAS1 PA May 9-May 10 $170.00
FAC-082-UCS1 UC Apr 4-Apr 5 $190.00


Marine Advanced First Aid & CPR C

The Marine Advanced course will cover the Red Cross; first aid kit; body structure and function; toxicological hazards; examination of person or patient (oxygen administration); spinal Injuries; burns, scalds and effects of cold and heat; fractures, dislocations and muscular injuries; medical care of rescued persons; radio medical advice; pharmacology; sterilization and cardiac arrest, drowning and asphyxia. Certification is by Canadian Red Cross and is valid for three years.

Prerequisite(s): Minimum of 16 years of age. Some previous  knowledge of Frist Aid/ CPR is recommended, but  not required.

Section Location Dates Cost
FAC-084-CVS1 CV Mar 2-Mar 6 $625.00


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 Feb 22 $275.00
FLO-010-CRS6 CR Mar 21 $275.00
FLO-010-CRS7 CR Apr 25 $275.00
FLO-010-CRS1 CR May 23 $275.00
FLO-010-CRS2 CR Jun 20 $275.00
FLO-010-CRS1 CR Jul 18 $275.00
FLO-010-CRS2 CR Aug 22 $275.00
FLO-010-PAS2 PA Mar 7 $275.00
FLO-010-PAS3 PA Apr 25 $275.00


Silver Jewellery Express II

In this fast-paced and exciting workshop, a continuation of Silver Jewellery Express I, you will be creating two more sterling silver projects. Learn new techniques such as advanced fabrication and soldering, creating a tube setting for a ring and setting the stone with accuracy. We will be adding texture by introducing surface ornamentation techniques using our studio stamps and hammers, fusing with metal, and coloring with patinas. Advance your skills and reignite your creative process in a creative group atmosphere. Note: Materials are provided and included in the price. See the online supply list for additional materials you may need to bring from home.

Section Location Dates Cost
GENI-1207-CRS1 CR Feb 22-Feb 23 $231.00
GENI-1207-CRS1 CR May 23-May 24 $231.00


Viking Knit Bracelet

Explore the surprisingly simple but dramatic ancient art of viking knit. You will use sterling silver wire to cast, weave, draw and add finishing touches to a gorgeous bracelet that will be admired for years. 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-1217-CRS1 CR Mar 7 $135.00


Stone Setting II

Create two jewellery pieces in two days, one with a four-claw prong setting and one with a tube-style setting, both with faceted stones. This fast-paced workshop is for those who have had some experience with fabrication or have completed NIC's beginner jewellery course or equivalent. There will be some freedom with project selection as we will offer two choices for each type of setting. Note: Materials are provided and included in the price. See the online supply list for additional materials you may need to bring from home.

Section Location Dates Cost
GENI-1228-CRS1 CR Mar 14-Mar 15 $195.00


Silver Chandelier Earrings

Join this one-day course will to create a one of a kind pair of silver chandelier earrings. Silver, pearls and semi-precious stones will all be provided and students will learn to saw, texture, patina and design something truly unique. Wire and chain work will be part of the class and students will learn some very simple soldering techniques as well. All materials are included in the course fee. See the supply list online for some basic items that you may need to bring from home, such as a mask, apron and safety glasses.

Section Location Dates Cost
GENI-1251-CRS1 CR Feb 29 $159.00


Spanish Conversation for Beginners Lvl 2

Students strengthen knowledge acquired in level 1 in this fun & interactive class. Learn to speak in a more detailed way about daily life, family, work, and hobbies. You will be able to carry on a simple conversation after this course.

Section Location Dates Cost
GENI-2471-CVS1 CV Mar 10-Apr 16 $220.00


Activity Assistant Program: Info Session

This free information session provides you with an overview of the Activity Assistant Certificate Program. This program is designed to provide post-basic training for individuals with previous Health Care Assistant (HCA) training and experience. Graduates will be prepared to work as Activity Assistants in a variety of settings including intermediate care facilities, assisted living settings, adult day care programs, clients' homes, seniors' centres or residential group homes. Please note students must pre-register.

Section Location Dates Cost
GENI-5120-PAS1 PA Mar 11  


Market Gardener Program Info Session

This informative info session will provide prospective students with a comprehensive overview of the Market Gardener Program, and a chance to meet the instructor teaching the program.

Section Location Dates Cost
GENI-7580-PAS1 PA Mar 4  


Animal Care Aide Info Session

This program provides students with the knowledge and basic skills needed to provide care to animals in the thriving animal care industry. Graduates of this program may seek employment in animal care facilities, including veterinary hospitals, recovery centers, shelters, pet stores, kennels and specialty businesses. This informative and interactive information session is strongly recommended for prospective students, and will give you the opportunity to meet the program instructor. Note: The session is free, but students must pre-register.

Section Location Dates Cost
GENI-8020-CVS1 CV Mar 4  


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 from 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-CRS4 CR Mar 6 $209.00
MED-003-CRS5 CR Mar 30 $209.00
MED-003-CRS6 CR Apr 24 $209.00
MED-003-CRS1 CR May 8 $209.00
MED-003-PAS1 PA Mar 28 $209.00


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-CRS6 CR Mar 9-Mar 12 $690.00
MED-032-CRS3 CR Mar 13-Mar 16 $690.00
MED-032-CRS4 CR Apr 6-Apr 9 $690.00
MED-032-CRS5 CR Apr 20-Apr 23 $690.00
MED-032-CRS1 CR May 11-May 14 $690.00


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 Mar 13-Mar 15 $609.00
MVI-010-CRS1 CR May 22-May 24 $609.00


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.

Prerequisite(s): None

Section Location Dates Cost
NAU-005-CRS5 CR Mar 9-Mar 12 $569.00
NAU-005-CRS4 CR Mar 26-Mar 29 $569.00
NAU-005-CRS6 CR Apr 14-Apr 17 $569.00
NAU-005-CRS1 CR May 4-May 7 $569.00
NAU-005-PAS1 PA Mar 23-Mar 26 $569.00
NAU-005-UCS1 UC Feb 24-Feb 27 $569.00


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-CRS4 CR Mar 7 $219.00
NAU-016-CRS5 CR Mar 31 $219.00
NAU-016-CRS6 CR Apr 18 $219.00
NAU-016-CRS1 CR May 9 $219.00
NAU-016-PAS1 PA Mar 27 $219.00
NAU-016-UCS1 UC Feb 28 $219.00


Restricted Operator Certificate - Maritime Commercial

Mariners serving on compulsorily-fitted commercial ships (Global Maritime Distress and Safety Systems or GMDSS) within the North American A1 sea areas require this course for compliance with the International Convention of Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978, as amended in 1995 (STCW 95 Regulation IV/2). Note: Existing ROC certificate holders who take a valid (1999 or earlier) certificate to class, are required to attend the last two days of classes only (NAU 041). Canadian Power & Sail Squadron certificates do not meet this requirement. You must present this certificate when registering. Persons without an existing ROC certificate must attend all three days of classes.

Prerequisite(s): Minimum 18 years of age.

Section Location Dates Cost
NAU-051-CRS2 CR Mar 17-Mar 19 $469.00
NAU-051-CRS3 CR Apr 27-Apr 29 $469.00


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-CRS6 CR Feb 26 $95.00
OFA-010-CRS7 CR Apr 29 $95.00
OFA-010-CRS1 CR Jul 8 $95.00
OFA-010-CVS1 CV Jun 15 $95.00
OFA-010-CVS1 CV Aug 20 $95.00
OFA-010-PAS2 PA Mar 1 $150.00
OFA-010-PAS3 PA Apr 22 $150.00
OFA-010-PAS1 PA Jun 3 $150.00
OFA-010-PAS1 PA Aug 19 $150.00
OFA-010-UCS2 UC Apr 23 $175.00


The Chemistry and Biochemistry of Food

You are what you eat. Have you ever wondered where this phrase came from, and whether it is actually true? Learn about the vitamins, minerals, fats, oils, carbohydrates and proteins in the food you eat. Is maple syrup/honey better for you than ordinary table sugar? What exactly happens to the foods once they hit your stomach? Who can you believe, and why does the research on good/bad foods seem to change all the time? No previous chemistry or biochemistry knowledge is required for the course.

Section Location Dates Cost
PAEC-5621-PAS1 PA Feb 25-Mar 17 $25.00


Generations in Stories

Join Sean Hickey to examine elder protagonists and their relationship with passing time and young characters. Each session you will look at a different short story. The stories include: "A Rose for Emily" by William Faulkner; "A Good Man is Hard to Find" by Flannery O'Connor; "A Friend of my Youth" by Alice Munro. Each of these stories are available online at various websites.

Section Location Dates Cost
PAEC-6225-PAS1 PA Feb 26-Mar 11 $20.00


Home Maintenance-Roof/Attic

In this session Terry will focus on preventative maintenance, safety tips and will explain how upkeep will influence the condition of your home roof and attic. Know that, for peace of mind, the care and attention to your home will serve you well year after year and in comfort.

Section Location Dates Cost
PAEC-8301-PAS1 PA Feb 25 $10.00


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 Feb 22 $99.00
TFS-010-CRS3 CR Mar 21 $99.00
TFS-010-CRS4 CR Apr 25 $99.00
TFS-010-CRS1 CR May 30 $99.00
TFS-010-CRS2 CR Jun 20 $99.00
TFS-010-CVS3 CV Mar 7 $99.00
TFS-010-CVS4 CV Apr 4 $99.00
TFS-010-CVS1 CV May 9 $99.00
TFS-010-CVS2 CV Jun 13 $99.00
TFS-010-CVS1 CV Jul 11 $99.00
TFS-010-CVS2 CV Aug 15 $99.00
TFS-010-CVS1 CV Sep 12 $99.00
TFS-010-CVS2 CV Oct 17 $99.00
TFS-010-CVS3 CV Nov 14 $99.00
TFS-010-CVS4 CV Dec 5 $99.00
TFS-010-CVS1 CV Jan 9 $99.00
TFS-010-CVS2 CV Feb 20 $99.00
TFS-010-CVS3 CV Mar 13 $99.00
TFS-010-CVS4 CV Apr 10 $99.00
TFS-010-PAS2 PA Feb 22 $99.00
TFS-010-PAS3 PA Mar 21 $99.00
TFS-010-PAS4 PA Apr 18 $99.00
TFS-010-PAS1 PA May 23 $99.00
TFS-010-PAS2 PA Jun 20 $99.00
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