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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-CRB1 CR May 28-May 30 $389.00

DVX-003

Digital Design

In Module 3 participants will assess digital logos and storytelling visuals, how they correlate to digital brand development and digital marketing, and discuss how these are influenced by social, economical, and political factors of the ever-growing digital economy. Participants will recognize how to build out their branding with an understanding of visual messaging and produce digital logos with an understanding of assets and their specifications.

Section Location Dates Cost
DVX-003-DLS1 PH May 17-May 21  

DVX-005

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Linkedin & More

In Module 5 participants will focus on an overview of the fundamentals of social media including but not limited to Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter - and how to ensure they are pursuing their intended digital target market. Participants will recognize how to create a social media presence that conveys their business brand and marketing to the digital economy with an understanding of each platform's digital asset specifications.

Section Location Dates Cost
DVX-005-DLS1 PH Jun 7-Jun 11  

DVX-006

Business Communications with Google

In Module 6 participants will be exploring how to utilize Google for business communications, while applying their business brand message. Entrepreneurs will learn how to operate Google in the digital economy with Gmail, Google Business, Google Maps, Google Hangouts, Google Docs and more. Participants will understand how to develop a professional Gmail and Google Business presence that properly conveys their brand message and digital business communication skills.

Section Location Dates Cost
DVX-006-DLS1 PH May 31-Jun 4  

DVX-008

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) & Analytics

In Module 8 participants will learn the fundamentals of search engine optimization (SEO) and how to utilize them in order to grow the quality and quantity of website traffic and ultimately increasing the visibility of a business presence in the digital economy. Entrepreneurs will also examine analytics and how they are used for the discovery, interpretation, and communication of meaningful patterns in data. Participants will understand how to improve unpaid search results and digital presences on the world-wide-web and have developed an insight on how to utilize company analytic information in order to apply data patterns towards effective business decision making.

Section Location Dates Cost
DVX-008-DLS1 PH Jun 14-Jun 18  

DVX-011

Websites & their POS Systems

In this module participants will be creating a registered business website while understanding the importance of a domain name, and explore website programs and sales platforms, range of templates and design concepts available and which one will best suit the needs of each business - in addition, they will further refine website knowledge, linking social media and Google Business presence, while utilizing it for a point-of-sales (POS) platform, learn the fundamentals of online and in person digital sales, explore payment gateways, inventory tracking, shipping, applicable sales taxes, and how to fully display products and services online.

Section Location Dates Cost
DVX-011-DLS1 PH May 24-May 28  

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 Jun 5 $110.00
FAC-010-CVS1 CV Jun 19 $110.00
FAC-010-CVS1 CV Aug 8 $110.00
FAC-010-PAS1 PA Aug 14 $110.00

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-PAS1 PA May 29-May 30 $175.00

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 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-CRS3 CR May 20 $209.00
MED-003-CRS1 CR Jun 18 $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-CRS2 CR Jun 7-Jun 10 $825.00

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.

Prerequisite(s): None

Section Location Dates Cost
NAU-005-CRS5 CR May 25-May 28 $570.00
NAU-005-CRS6 CR Jun 14-Jun 17 $570.00
NAU-005-PAS1 PA May 25-May 28 $570.00

NAU-038

Chartwork & Pilotage 1

This course is for those working towards their Master Limited (60 T), Fishing Master IV, Mate 150 GT or Watchkeeping Mate, Fishing Vessel. Students will learn to plan and conduct safe navigation, understand and make use of various navigation-related publications, determine a ship's position and keep required records. This comprehensive 12 day course prepares mariners for writing the Transport Canada exam, Chartwork & Pilotage 1 (CP1), on the final day of the course.

Prerequisite(s): None

Section Location Dates Cost
NAU-038-CRS1 CR May 25-Jun 9 $1610.00

NAU-051

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-CRS1 CR Jun 21-Jun 23 $825.00
NAU-051-PAS1 PA May 17-May 19 $588.00

OFA-010

Occupational First Aid Level 1

This is a WorkSafeBC course that includes an introduction to CPR, choking and hemorrhage control and minor wound care according to WSBC Regulations, Part 3 Guidelines (3.14 - 3.21). The course is excellent for forestry and other industrial applications and required by many employers. 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-CVS1 CV May 26 $100.00
OFA-010-PHS2 PH May 25 $235.00
OFA-010-PHS3 PH May 26 $235.00

OFA-015

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-PHS2 PH May 27 $250.00

OFA-030

Occupational First Aid Level 3

This course meets WorkSafe BC requirements for First Aid Attendants in BC and according to WSBC Regulations Part 3 Guidelines (3.14 - 3.21). The Occupational First Aid Level 3 course is offered with the objective of qualifying candidates for certification as Level 3 First Aid Attendants in industry. Instruction includes: anatomy and physiology; injury and body response; resuscitation- oxygen therapy; wounds and bleeding; thermal, joint, spinal and eye injuries; fractures, bandaging; immobilization; transportation; recording and reporting accidents and injuries. An NIC waiver form will be required to be filled out at class. Certification is by WSBC and is valid for three years.

Prerequisite(s): Students must be 16 years of age. Students under 19 require a parent / guardian signed waiver. Pre-reading and homework required, contact First Aid Dept at 250-334-5092 to arrange to get course materials.

Section Location Dates Cost
OFA-030-CVS1 CV May 31-Jun 11 $765.00
OFA-030-PHS1 PH Aug 16-Aug 27 $1345.00

OFA-032

Occupational First Aid Level 3 Renewal

This course is for Occupational First Aid Level 3 First Aid attendants who prefer not to take the full OFA 030 course, but would like to attend a few classes as a refresher before challenging the Level 3 exam. Homework assignments must be completed before the first class. Note: This course is offered in accordance with WSBC Regulations Part 3 Guidelines (3.14 - 3.21) All studentswill be required to complete an NIC waiver form. Certification is by WSBC for a period of three years.

Prerequisite(s): Students must have or have had a WSBC Occupational First Aid Level 3 ticket or equivalent certification (i.e.: EMP 76 Hour Advanced WorkPlace Level 3 Supplement ticket). Students under 19 years of age require a parent/ guardian signed wavier. Pre-reading and homework required, contact First Aid Dept at 250-334-5092 to arrange to get course materials.

Section Location Dates Cost
OFA-032-CVS2 CV Jun 7-Jun 11 $610.00