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BKK-010

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 Jan 22-Mar 11 $305.00
BKK-010-CVS1 CV Jan 20-Mar 16 $305.00
BKK-010-PAS1 PA Sep 30-Oct 28 $305.00

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 Sep 27-Sep 29 $389.00

CPA-011

Excel Level 1

This course introduces the latest version of Microsoft Excel, one of several widely used electronic spreadsheet and graphing applications. Participants will learn the basics of creating and navigating spreadsheets, how to apply formatting, auto formatting, editing, copying and moving, inserting rows/columns, simple formulas, data entry, charting and printing. In this 12-hour course we will also look at absolute and relative addressing, one of the many features of this amazing program. Note: Please bring a flash drive to class.

Section Location Dates Cost
CPA-011-CRS1 CR Oct 8-Oct 29 $205.00
CPA-011-CRS1 CR Jan 21-Feb 11 $205.00
CPA-011-CVS1 CV Jan 23-Feb 13 $205.00

CREC-1524

Watercolour: Drawing & Painting Birds

Instructor: Marlyne Foos. In this course, we'll use several techniques including pen & ink to paint a variety of birds in their natural habitat. There will be demonstrations and lots of opportunities for practice. This course is intended for those who have experience painting with watercolours. A supply list will be made available prior to start of course

Section Location Dates Cost
CREC-1524-CRS1 CR Oct 5-Nov 2 $30.00

CREC-2212

Writing Your Own Story

Facilitators Gus Valen and Quentin Dodd. Have you ever thought that your life is worth writing about, that your memories have value. If this is you, then you need to join Gus and Quentin to discover the tips and tricks to gather and organize your memories, write interesting introductions, and put your story down on paper. Bring your pencil, paper, and memories to class!

Section Location Dates Cost
CREC-2212-CRS1 CR Oct 3-Oct 24 $30.00

CREC-2350

Life in Poetry

Instructor: Nicole Girard. Explore your inner poet! Learn various poetry forms such as Sonnet, Villanelle, Rhyme Royal and more! Students will receive two handouts per week; one outlining each form with a step-by-step technique for writing it and another about the craft of writing poetry. This course gives students time to write and share their work and to begin the editing process.

Section Location Dates Cost
CREC-2350-CRS1 CR Sep 30-Dec 2 $30.00

CREC-2368

The Fate of Journalism

Instructor: Quentin Dodd. Take a look back at journalism in a large segment of the eastern, rural part of England and in Campbell River, through the eyes of area journalist Quentin Dodd. What was it and what has it become with the advent of radio, television, and the world wide web! What fate has it suffered? There will be time allowed for a robust group discussion.

Section Location Dates Cost
CREC-2368-CRS1 CR Oct 1-Oct 15 $30.00

CREC-3504

Women in Investing

Facilitator: Kim Emsley-Leik. This series shares perspective on a process that women can use to identify financial goals and set a strategy. This seminar series will cover a wide range of topics including stocks, bonds, mutual funds, etfs, insurance, fees and estate planning considerations.

Section Location Dates Cost
CREC-3504-CRS1 CR Sep 25-Oct 30 $30.00

CREC-3526

Tax Issues for Seniors

Instructor: Susan Innes, CPA, CGA. Susan will explain the Disability Tax Credit, how it works, and the procedure to apply for it and backdate it. There will be information regarding medical expenses - what you are able to claim, attendant care and nursing home expenses and discussion on the sensitive topic of how to ease the tax burden when you die.

Section Location Dates Cost
CREC-3526-CRS1 CR Oct 22 $10.00

CREC-4016

Google Maps

Instructor Harry Whale. An introduction to Google Maps - from the basics, like how to find an address on the map, to using navigation, getting live traffic reports, and finding transit, cycling or walking routes. Explore the different 'views' available in Google maps, hone your skills to book hotels, make reservations at restaurants, find and use parking, share your locations, and so much more. Download the Google Map app and bring your cellphone to class!

Section Location Dates Cost
CREC-4016-CRS1 CR Oct 1-Oct 15 $30.00

CREC-6230

Prime Ministers of Canada Part 1

Instructor: Erik Mairs. We will explore the workings of our government as shaped by our Prime Ministers. Erik will focus on the stories behind the people and behind the issues. Previously offered in 2014, updates will include a current appraisal of Sir John A. MacDonald.

Section Location Dates Cost
CREC-6230-CRS1 CR Oct 3-Nov 7 $30.00

CREC-6370

Canada Geese in the CR Estuary

Facilitator: Cynthia Bendickson. Cynthia grew up in Campbell River and on Hardwicke Island. She is currently the Executive Director of Greenways Land Trust in Campbell River. Canada goose populations have increased substantially throughout North America since the early 1990s, and the population in the Campbell River Estuary has mirrored this growth. This talk will explore what is causing this increase, the impact it is having on estuary habitats, management options, and the principles of ethical wildlife control.

Section Location Dates Cost
CREC-6370-CRS1 CR Sep 27 $10.00

CREC-6425

Think About It

Sweep out the cobwebs from your brain and come listen and think about things in our world today. A different speaker each week will present a topic and time will be allowed for questions and discussion. There will be lots of food for thought and our diverse selection of provocative speakers is sure to give you lots to ponder and "think about".

Section Location Dates Cost
CREC-6425-CRS1 CR Oct 16-Nov 13 $30.00

CREC-6436

Canada and the World

Instructor: Bob Hillier. A brief look at Canadian Diplomatic posts, functions and operation, including political considerations and security. We will investigate diplomatic cables as compromised by WikiLeaks and Edward Snowden, the Gouzenko connection plus a brief description of historic and current encryption methods. Also some personal observations of the current situation.

Section Location Dates Cost
CREC-6436-CRS1 CR Oct 15-Nov 5 $30.00

CREC-7515

Microgreens-A Growing Trend

Facilitator: Roger Jennings. This class will provide an introduction into Microgreens, the health benefits, nutrition and art of growing! Microgreens lie between sprouts and mini greens. In just 7 to 10 days you can grow salad greens that professional chefs crave. They can be grown all winter long with little effort. Imagine cropping your salad in February. You will leave class with enough seeds to start your own indoor microgreen garden.

Section Location Dates Cost
CREC-7515-CRS1 CR Oct 1-Oct 15 $30.00

CVEC-1005

Colour

An opportunity to think imaginatively about colour, its history and place in our world, especially in textiles, art, architecture, ritual, and decoration.

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-1005-CVS1 CV Oct 4-Nov 22 $40.00

CVEC-1735

Forever Young for Film Lovers Part 2

This 4-week course will feature films that deal with aging, sometimes with humour, sometimes with sadness, but always truthfully. It will be comprised mainly of European films with tentative titles being "Amour", "Umberto D", "Wild Strawberries", but also "The Tokyo Story". As always we look forward to your avid participation in the discussion following the showing of each film.

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-1735-CVS1 CV Sep 30-Oct 28 $40.00

CVEC-1797

Beginners Improv

We will learn basic Improv techniques, do warm-up exercises and play various Improv games. There is nothing to prepare as it is all improvisation. You will progress at your own comfort level. So come out, have some fun and share a laugh.

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-1797-CVS1 CV Oct 4-Nov 22 $40.00

CVEC-1799

Improv: Intermediate And Advanced

This course is for those who have taken improv classes, and wish to continue exploring more advanced techniques. Participants will review basic activities and games, and be introduced to new ones. Participants will build on the knowledge they have learned to further their skills as Improv Performers. If you like to laugh, are inspired by the creative process, and feel that laughter and well-being complement each other, than this is the course for you. Instructor: Susan Osso

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-1799-CVS1 CV Oct 3-Nov 7 $30.00

CVEC-1889

Maintaining the Mature Singing Voice

Participants will learn techniques designed to increase the fullness and richness of their voices, to increase vocal range and breath support, plus vocal projection.

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-1889-CVS1 CV Oct 1-Nov 5 $30.00

CVEC-1891

Intro to Bucket Drumming

Join this class for a stimulating and fun journey into the world of bucket drumming. The benefits of drumming in general include decreased stress and balancing of the two hemispheres of the brain. Bucket drumming has the added benefit of being accessible to anyone who has a bucket (and who doesn't?!) and being a whole lot of fun! So if you're looking for a class where laughter and rhythm-making combine wonderfully, this is the one for you! Participants must bring a bucket (large plastic garbage can or medium sized plastic paint pail) to class.

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-1891-CVS1 CV Oct 4-Oct 25 $20.00

CVEC-1982

Artists in Their Studios

Gain an insider's view of the creative process of six central island artists in their own studios. Artists include Heather Soos (wildlife painter), Larissa McLean (acrylic painter and teacher), Loris Dawn Nygaard (glass artist), Douglas Walker (metal sculptor using musical instruments), Marianne Enhorning (abstract painting) and Bette Kosmolak (acrylic painter and art facilitator).

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-1982-CVS1 CV Oct 17-Nov 28 $30.00

CVEC-2310

Writers' Workshop

This is an interactive class in which writers and would-be writers may share their work and have it gently appreciated and critiqued by others. Each two hour class will be followed by an optional hour for discussion of writing improvement.

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-2310-CVS1 CV Oct 4-Nov 22 $60.00

CVEC-2480

Hablemos Espanol (Beginners)

Give Spanish a try in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. Through a communicative approach we will talk a little bit about ourselves, learn some grammar basics, get some vocabulary related to everyday situations such as ordering at a restaurant, going shopping, etc. Soon, you will be able to understand and express yourselves at a beginners level.

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-2480-CVS1 CV Oct 2-Nov 20 $40.00

CVEC-2482

Conversemos (Intermediate)

Through a variety of activities, students of Spanish at advanced beginner or intermediate level will have the opportunity to practice their Spanish conversation. Describing images or experiences, discussing a video or a song, participating in short roleplays or practicing some grammar according to the interest of the group, will provide opportunities to increase vocabulary, improve pronunciation, share ideas, ask and answer questions and enjoy Spanish in a fun and relaxed atmosphere.

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-2482-CVS1 CV Oct 4-Nov 22 $40.00

CVEC-2800

Compassionate Communication

Our culture has taught us to communicate in a way that perpetuates conflict and pain. The four-step process of Compassionate Communication teaches us how to listen and speak authentically from the heart and bring peace to our lives. The class focuses on practicing these skills with real life examples. Non-Violent Communication: A Language of Life by Marshall Rosenberg is required reading.

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-2800-CVS1 CV Oct 3-Nov 7 $30.00

CVEC-3532

Be Kind to Those You Leave Behind

Death is inevitable. Before and after that day, there may be health care decisions to make, information required for estate probate, many arrangements to be made, and wishes to be followed. We can be kind to those we leave behind, making it easier to handle all that will be required of them. This course will guide and encourage you to clarify your wishes, gather information and documentation into one place, and have "the conversation."

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-3532-CVS1 CV Oct 3-Nov 7 $30.00

CVEC-4020

Podcasting 101

Learn how to create your first piece of sharable audio. Discover the basics of Audacity - free, open-source audio software - to record, edit and save your first podcast. This course takes place in a computer lab and requires intermediate level knowledge of a PC computer and the Windows 10 Operating system. Bring your earbuds, and your best story idea and turn that into a piece of shareable internet audio.

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-4020-CVS1 CV Oct 4-Nov 8 $60.00

CVEC-4565

Creating Slideshows Using iMovie

Learn how to use iMovie on a MAC computer to turn your holiday photos into a movie with music and titles, for playing on your TV, IPad, Apple TV, and computer. Students must have working knowledge of the "Photos" program and Mac computers, as well as bring a selection of photos and music on a memory stick.

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-4565-CVS1 CV Oct 4-Oct 11 $20.00

CVEC-5340

Wild and Wacky Ceremonies

The Monkey Buffet Festival, a colossal Tomato Food Fight, Carry the Wife and Camel Wrestling - just a few traditions that might test your mettle. This course is designed for those with a great sense of humour and nerves of steel!

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-5340-CVS1 CV Oct 4-Oct 11 $20.00

CVEC-5413

Universal Devotional Chanting

The educational and devotional benefit of this course is the realization, through actual experience, that all traditions are based in the same spirit. Like yoga, devotional chanting unites us with the essential energy of the universe: God, The Tao, The Voice, Great Creator, or re-creative energy found in nature. All are encouraged to participate and all levels of singing ability are welcome.

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-5413-CVS1 CV Oct 1-Nov 19 $40.00

CVEC-5455

Introduction to Meditation

Meditation is a mindful practice; it is calming, relaxing, grounding and helps one to focus. Regular meditation is an exercise for the brain. It increases brain activities in the happy, calm zone of the brain. Meditation is simple and for everyone.

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-5455-CVS1 CV Oct 3-Oct 24 $20.00

CVEC-5461

T'ai Chi Gong

T'AI CHI GONG is a mix of T'ai CHI and Qui GONG. It represents 20 simple movements that are taught at a slow pace and repeated in a gentle form. It is also a form of self meditation incorporating CHI, or energy, that provides improved balance, circulation and calmness. It can be done by anyone of any age and physical condition, modifying the moves to suit the individual's needs and abilities. So come out and have a peaceful session to "Make your day".

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-5461-CVS1 CV Oct 3-Nov 21 $40.00

CVEC-5493

Bike Right

Learn/review rules of the road and safety skills through classroom, parking lot and on-road activities. Participants should be comfortable handling their bikes. Please bring your bike, helmet, suitable clothing, water, and a snack. A mandatory $10 CV Cycling Coalition Membership fee is payable at the beginning of the course (for insurance).

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-5493-CVS1 CV Oct 5 $25.00

CVEC-5506

Walking Local Trails

These 6 walks will take us to different areas of the valley. The trails, while fairly flat, will have some hilly sections and the occasional rough patch. The walks will be about 1 ½ to 2 hours long and about 5 to 7 km. in length. Coffee or lunch after is an option. Well-socialized dogs are welcome but no more than two per person.

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-5506-CVS1 CV Oct 3-Nov 7 $30.00

CVEC-5520

Scenic Hikes (No Dogs)

These 2 - 3 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 Oct 1-Nov 19 $40.00

CVEC-5550

Walking With Your Camera

This course is intended for those who like to take adjustable, and participants should be familiar with how to set shutter speed, aperture, and ISO settings on their camera. In addition to exploring scenic local hikes with a camera, photographic techniques and composition will be presented through a series of tailgate talks at the trailhead and during the hikes.

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-5550-CVS1 CV Oct 8-Nov 26 $60.00

CVEC-5829

The Power of Persuasive Speech

Improve your communication skills. Emphasis is on listening and evaluating. An introduction to the skills taught in leading speech enhancement programs.

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-5829-CVS1 CV Oct 4-Nov 22 $40.00

CVEC-5875

Rumi's Insights

Do Rumi's insights have any relevance to the way I choose to live my life? (Bring a book of Rumi`s poetry)

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-5875-CVS1 CV Oct 3-Oct 24 $20.00

CVEC-5901

Travel Insurance: Buy With Care!

Are you planning some travel? Have you also planned for the unexpected? A health emergency outside the province can drain your retirement nest-egg. In this course, you will learn how to find a suitable travel policy and gain peace of mind.

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-5901-CVS1 CV Oct 11 $5.00

CVEC-6211

Great Books, East and West

Are we different from ancient people? Find out in this lively discussion group based on readings from the Eastern and Western canon. Explore the literature of the world beginning with the ancient Egyptians and moving on to the Greeks for this semester. Later classes will continue the journey. Two to three hours of reading a week are required and links to the material will be provided at no cost.

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-6211-CVS1 CV Oct 1-Nov 19 $40.00

CVEC-6234

History of the Comox Valley

An exploration of the history of the Comox Valley, including the Comox First Nation, the earliest European settlers, the communities of Comox, Cumberland and Courtenay, and the economy, politics and social life of the 20th century. $15.00 charge for external museum entry fee.

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-6234-CVS1 CV Sep 30-Dec 2 $45.00

CVEC-6246

Mah Jong

Learn to play Mah Jong, an ancient tile-based game developed in China. Experience the ways to Mah Jong from the 144 pieces on the board. This is the version played at the two senior centres in the Comox Valley.

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-6246-CVS1 CV Oct 4-Nov 8 $60.00

CVEC-6250

Bridge-Intermediate Bidding

This course is designed for intermediate players who are looking to add more bidding tools to their game. We will explore the more frequently used Conventions, Cue Bids and Doubles.

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-6250-CVS1 CV Oct 4-Nov 22 $40.00

CVEC-6252

Bridge - Intro to Modern Bidding

This course is designed for new players or players returning to the game. This course will cover the modern Standard American system of bidding.

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-6252-CVS1 CV Sep 30-Dec 2 $40.00

CVEC-6253

Bridge - Play the Hand, Defend the Hand

This course is designed to help new or less-experienced players to better play a hand as well as how to defend a hand more successfully.

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-6253-CVS1 CV Oct 4-Nov 22 $40.00

CVEC-6258

Exploring Canadian Short Stories

The short story continues to be a thriving genre in Canadian Literature, particularly since the mid-twentieth century. This discussion-based course will explore a number of seminal Canadian short stories by writers from across the country, with a particular emphasis on the short fiction of Alice Munro - the Nobel prize winning Canadian writer who has been referred to as "our Chekov." Come prepared to share your thoughts and impressions on each week's assigned piece(s) of short fiction.

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-6258-CVS1 CV Oct 2-Nov 20 $40.00

CVEC-6282

Ethical Implcns of Relig Spiritual Prac

All religions are lived out in a society. The challenge is to understand their belief systems and spiritual praxis in our secular world. We will examine eight major world religions (Islam, Christianity, Confucianism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Yoruba, Judaism, Daoism) how they impact our culture. The sessions will consist of a balance of reading, preparation, lecture and discussion. Participants are encouraged to purchase 'God is Not One' by Prothero.

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-6282-CVS1 CV Oct 1-Nov 19 $40.00

CVEC-6284

Rule of Law & Organ Pillaging in China

We will trace the evolution of legal thinking in China from the Zhou Dynasty (551-221 B.C.) to the present. We shall examine the historical schools of theory about law, and identify those concepts which have continuously influenced how Chinese feel about 'Rule of Law', and one of the most fundamental philosophical issues throughout Chinese history, Topics will include whether or not governments should be based on 'Rule of Man' or the 'Rule of Law,' and in more recent years, whether China is in fact characterized by Rule of Law or Rule by Law.

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-6284-CVS1 CV Oct 3-Nov 21 $40.00

CVEC-6285

Rssn Hstry, Tht, Cltr 9-18 Cntry

Why has Russia always been 'the great other'? Against the background of Russian history from the 9th to 18th centuries, this course acquaints adult learners with the country's past, and how the Greek version of Christianity, and then coming under Mongol dominion for over two centuries, affected the Russian mindset. Rapid westernization in the 18th century only scaled down the differences with Europe, but it also exacerbated divisions in Russian society.

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-6285-CVS1 CV Oct 1-Nov 19 $40.00

CVEC-6321

Old Growth Forests: What's Left?

Vancouver Island old growth forests are disappearing at the rate of 34 football fields a day. Mark Worthing, a naturalist and journalist, and Galen Armstrong, an environmental educator and back country ranger, know these forests and are well placed to shed light on their importance. Both now work with Sierra Club BC. This will be an informative class with time for questions.

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-6321-CVS1 CV Oct 17 $5.00

CVEC-6339

Pebble-Bedrock Geology

Make the connection from beach pebbles to the local bedrock. On a fieldtrip we gather beach pebbles, identify them in class and then develop a geological history for each that stretches back to their bedrock source. Recommended text: Fieldguide to the Identification of Pebbles.

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-6339-CVS1 CV Oct 3-Oct 17 $15.00

CVEC-6340

Tsolum: Wild River in Recovery

The Tsolum River flows from Mount Washington and joins the Puntledge River before emptying into the K'omoks Estuary. The river meanders 45 kilometres through rural areas and city neighbourhoods. An abandoned copper mine on the mountain polluted the river with toxic acid mine drainage for 40 years. The mine was capped in 2009. Learn about the problem, the solution, the recovery efforts and this amazing river.

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-6340-CVS1 CV Oct 24-Nov 28 $30.00

CVEC-6390

Mammals

During this course, we will examine this important and diverse group of animals. We will first look at the qualities and unique traits that define mammals. We will then examine their anatomy, physiology, geographic distribution, as well as their evolution from small shrew-like animals to the myriad types of mammals alive today. We'll close with an examination of the diverse groups, ranging from rodents to elephants, and primates to whales.

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-6390-CVS1 CV Oct 2-Nov 20 $40.00

CVEC-6421

Understanding Canadian Constitution

This course will include discussion of the powers of the federal and provincial governments, the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and the roles of municipalities and other government institutions. It will also involve consideration of the taxing powers of each level of government and how the constitution can be amended. Finally, items in the news that raise constitutional issues will be discussed.

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-6421-CVS1 CV Oct 2-Oct 23 $20.00

CVEC-6428

Understanding the US Electoral College

Electing a President. A romp through American history with a focus on the Electoral College and its role in American elections.

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-6428-CVS1 CV Oct 4 $10.00

CVEC-6514

Giving Up War: What We Can Do

The effects of war are now so catastrophic that we need to de-militarize the planet to reduce climate change. Retired physician Dr. Ashford presents a passionate call to abolish nuclear weapons, reform the UN, and rebuild our trust in a rules-based order. Includes choir performance.

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-6514-CVS1 CV Oct 3 $10.00

CVEC-6680

Buddhism And Dzogchen-21st Century

A basic study of Buddhism as a synergistically Integrated educational system. The focus will be on the Wisdom /Compassion traditions through Study/Practice. Patterns that connect Meditation, Contemplation, and Realization. Qualities of self reflective awareness becoming the Altruistic mind of Enlightenment. The Dzogchen symbol for Mind is the mirror! Understanding the qualities of reflections, the conceptual structure of Mind can be known! The paradoxes of change become the paradigms evolution!

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-6680-CVS1 CV Oct 24-Nov 28 $60.00

CVEC-7353

History of Beer Part 1

This course, the first of two parts, investigates the relationship that humanity has had with beer from the dawn of civilization to the Industrial Revolution. Along the way, we will explore beer's central role in the economy, religion and art of ancient societies, the move from medieval kitchens to monasteries to brewing guilds, and the first industrial brewers. A course material fee of $10 will be collected at the first class.

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-7353-CVS1 CV Oct 15-Dec 3 $50.00

CVEC-7525

Preparing Your Garden for Winter

As fall arrives and the garden is winding down from the busy growing season, there are still chores to do before winter weather arrives. Learn what you should do for your garden now, whether you are an ornamental or year-round vegetable gardener.

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-7525-CVS1 CV Oct 11 $10.00

CVEC-8901

Classical Music in 21st Century

By definition, "Classical Music" is our shared heritage of musical masterworks from the past. Yet, in our own time, how we play music of past eras, the expansion of repertoire, changing attitudes towards performances, and the use of technology is creating new challenges and wonderful new opportunities. Join David Gordon Duke for an informative and accessible, illustrated lecture (for all knowledge levels) that considers how exciting developments in music have created a new Golden Age for music lovers. Partial proceeds from this fundraiser event will go to the following worthy community partner: CYMC proposes to contribute the ElderCollege Comox Valley gift to help fund their Artists in Residence Program. Each Artist in Residence delivers masterclasses and workshops to students and is also featured prominently in performance opportunities throughout the Comox Valley.

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-8901-CVS1 CV Oct 20 $15.00

CVEC-9000

Snapshots of Atlantic Canada

Life along the Atlantic Ocean Coast is excitingly unique and different from the West Coast but it also reflects our shared Canadian culture, challenges and values. From Nunavut via Labrador, Newfoundland, Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick to Nova Scotia, these eight presenters share expertise that resonate in our daily lives.

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-9000-CVS1 CV Oct 5-Nov 30 $48.00

CVEC-9001

Confdrtion Bridge: Challenge & Solution

Confederation Bridge is the longest span bridge in the world. Built in 1997, it links the provinces of PEI and NB. Dr Brown was one of the civil engineering specialists who enjoyed the inherent challenges involved in planning and designing this unique structure. While his talk will address many aspects of construction including politics and problems, some emphasis will be placed on the bridge interactions with ice.

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-9001-CVS1 CV Oct 5 $6.00

CVEC-9002

The Maritimes.Much More Than Fiddles

When we think of the Maritimes, we often think of fiddles and fish. In this lecture, you will travel "back east" and discover the cultural diversity that represents the true nature and character of the area. I hope it will capture your heart and imagination. Come enjoy the music, the food, the people, the stories, and the beautiful scenery that always delights me every time I go home.

Section Location Dates Cost
CVEC-9002-CVS1 CV Oct 19 $6.00

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 Feb 1 $105.00
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 Oct 6 $105.00
FAC-010-CVS2 CV Dec 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-PAS2 PA Nov 23 $105.00
FAC-010-PAS1 PA Feb 8 $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

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 Oct 5 $100.00
FAC-020-CRS1 CR Jan 11 $100.00
FAC-020-CRS2 CR Mar 28 $100.00
FAC-020-CRS1 CR May 12 $100.00
FAC-020-CRS1 CR Jul 6 $100.00
FAC-020-CVS2 CV Dec 9 $100.00
FAC-020-CVS1 CV Feb 22 $100.00
FAC-020-CVS2 CV Apr 19 $100.00
FAC-020-CVS1 CV Jul 12 $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 Nov 16-Nov 17 $170.00
FAC-021-CRS1 CR Jan 27-Jan 28 $170.00
FAC-021-CRS2 CR Mar 30-Mar 31 $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 Oct 21-Oct 22 $170.00
FAC-021-CVS1 CV Feb 13-Feb 14 $170.00
FAC-021-CVS2 CV Apr 7-Apr 8 $170.00
FAC-021-PAS1 PA Oct 5-Oct 6 $170.00
FAC-021-PAS2 PA Nov 30-Dec 1 $170.00
FAC-021-PAS1 PA Jan 25-Jan 26 $170.00
FAC-021-PAS2 PA Apr 4-Apr 5 $170.00
FAC-021-PAS1 PA Jun 6-Jun 7 $170.00

FAC-025

Red Cross First-Aid Instructor (Option # 2)

The Red Cross First-Aid Instructor (Option #2) course is for Red Cross Water Safety Instructors or educators (elementary or secondary level) who want to become certified as a Red Cross First-Aid Instructor. This course provides candidates with the knowledge and skills necessary to teach Canadian Red Cross first aid and CPR courses. The candidates are expected to have finely tuned first aid and CPR technical skills, therefore this course focuses on how to teach and facilitate first aid and CPR skills. With this certification you would be able to teach the Canadian Red Cross Standard First-Aid, Emergency First-Aid, Marine Basic First-Aid, Babysitting Emergency Childcare First-Aid, AED, CPR HCP, CPR C and CPR A as well as the recertification for all of these course. In order to complete certification, all instructor candidates must complete teaching experience with a Teaching Experience Supervisor.

Prerequisite(s): Must be 18 years or older. This course is for Red Cross Water Safety Instructors or educations (elementary or secondary level) who want to become certified as a Red Cross First-Aid Instructor. First Aid Certification (a valid participant certificate for the program you wish to teach)

Section Location Dates Cost
FAC-025-CVS1 CV Sep 25-Sep 26 $610.00

FAC-052

MHFA Adults who Interact with Youth

Mental Health First Aid helps students 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-CVS1 CV Oct 8-Oct 9 $250.00

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 29-Oct 30 $170.00
FAC-082-CRS2 CR Dec 4-Dec 5 $170.00
FAC-082-CRS2 CR Jan 22-Jan 23 $170.00
FAC-082-CRS3 CR Mar 4-Mar 5 $170.00
FAC-082-CVS1 CV Oct 16-Oct 17 $170.00
FAC-082-CVS2 CV Nov 12-Nov 13 $170.00
FAC-082-PAS1 PA Oct 19-Oct 20 $170.00
FAC-082-PAS1 PA Jan 18-Jan 19 $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 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-CRS3 CR Oct 19 $275.00
FLO-010-CRS4 CR Nov 16 $275.00
FLO-010-CRS5 CR Dec 14 $275.00
FLO-010-CRS4 CR Jan 18 $275.00
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-PAS1 PA Sep 28 $275.00
FLO-010-PAS2 PA Nov 16 $275.00

GENI-1201

Fused Copper & Silver Earrings

Bring your creativity to create 2 pairs of one-of-a-kind copper earrings with sterling silver fused on top in this beginner-friendly course. Using an application of texture or patina and technique for torch method fusing, you will be able to make the sterling silver and copper earrings very unique. You will also learn to create your own sterling silver ear wires to compliment your design. This is a great course to improve your soldering and fabricating skills while learning new fusing techniques. Please note: materials are provided and included in the price. See the supply list online for additional items you may need to bring from home.

Section Location Dates Cost
GENI-1201-CRS1 CR Oct 19 $120.00

GENI-1217

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 Sep 29 $135.00

GENI-1249

Spinner Bangle

Create a one-of-a-kind bangle bracelet with two captured spinner rings from sterling silver. You can even choose from copper or brass wire for the spinners and use your own creativity to apply texture or patina to make your project stand out as unique. Please note: prior experience with soldering is required as this course is not meant for beginners. Materials are provided and included in the price. See the supply list online for additional items you may need to bring from home.

Section Location Dates Cost
GENI-1249-CRS1 CR Oct 6 $155.00

GENI-1252

Stone Setting (Flush Setting)

Come create a one of a kind sterling silver ring or pendant with flush set faceted gemstone in this intermediate class. This stone setting style is very modern and popular with both men and women. You will have the option to choose a ring or pendant project and the ability to apply texture or patina to make your design unique to you. This is a great course to challenge your skills and get back in to the studio for a fun fast paced workshop. Please note: prior experience with soldering is required as this course is not meant for beginners. Materials are provided and included in the price. See the supply list online for additional items you may need to bring from home.

Section Location Dates Cost
GENI-1252-CRS1 CR Oct 5 $135.00

GENI-1410

Drawing: The Basics

Explore basic drawing techniques with artist Clive Powsey. Learn to accurately draw what you see with line and then render light and shade on form with shading and hatching. Informal perspective and measuring of angles and proportions will be considered. Planar drawing, modular drawing, and shading and separating the effect of local colour from light and shade on form will also be covered. Subject matter will include still life, architecture, machinery, the face and the figure (including drawing from life). Instructor: Clive Powsey Note: Request a supply list when registering.

Section Location Dates Cost
GENI-1410-CVS1 CV Oct 15-Nov 19 $169.00

GENI-1535

Acrylic Painting for Beginners

Enjoy learning to paint with this colourful, versatile, water-soluble medium. The instructor explains the basics of acrylic paint, brushes and painting surfaces. She will introduce you to key elements such as colour mixing, value and painting techniques. The class will include demonstrations and practice in looking at building up layers and abstract backgrounds, flowers up close, and landscapes and natural elements. In a relaxed environment, the instructor will provide group and individual instruction to encourage and inspire the beginner. Request a supply list at time of registration.

Section Location Dates Cost
GENI-1535-CVS1 CV Oct 8-Nov 26 $179.00

GENI-1565

Contemporary Chinese Brush Painting

Are you drawn to the beauty of Chinese art? In this fun and hands on art workshop you will be introduced to both traditional and contemporary Chinese Brush Painting. Students will learn about ink, rice paper, colour, composition and aesthetic principles of Chinese Brush Painting. In addition, students learn how to make special texture on rice paper by using non-traditional materials. Instruction will include instructor demonstrations, lecture, slide presentation and plenty one-on-one time with you. At the end, students will be encouraged to explore your personal style on rice paper by using this ancient medium. Some experience in painting will help, but is not necessary. Supply list available at Registration Office.

Section Location Dates Cost
GENI-1565-CVS1 CV Oct 19 $90.00

GENI-2721

Basic Digital Photography

Learn basic photographic controls such as exposure, focus, depth of field, metering, and white balance in this introduction to digital single-lens reflect (SLR) photography. Lectures, workshops, slide shows and critiques of student work will stress positive achievement and build confidence to tackle more challenging photographic work. Instructor: Clinton Palmer, Campbell River; Paul Wenger, Comox Valley Note: Bring a digital SLR camera to class. No "point and shoot" cameras.

Section Location Dates Cost
GENI-2721-CVS1 CV Oct 1-Nov 5 $229.00

GENI-3082

Public Speaking: Transform Nerves & Speak With Power

This workshop teaches practical skills to shift nervous thinking into present moment engagement, access vocal power and range, communicate with clear intention, bring language to life, and speak to the hearts of your listeners. It combines information-packed content with opportunity for practice and 1-1 coaching within an encouraging learning environment that honors individual learning styles, preferences, and comfort zones.

Section Location Dates Cost
GENI-3082-CVS1 CV Oct 12 $138.00

GENI-4910

Introduction to AutoCAD

In this practical 8 week course, students will learn to become comfortable using AutoCAD and its basic functionality. Students will learn about industry standards and produce simple drawings that meet them, come to understand blocks and when to use them, as well as develop the ability to take a conceptual shape and create fabrication drawings. This general course will allow students to understand how to utilize AutoCAD for a variety of different types of projects. Note: This course will not appear on a transcript.

Section Location Dates Cost
GENI-4910-CRS1 CR Oct 16-Dec 4 $276.00
GENI-4910-CRS1 CR Feb 5-Mar 25 $276.00

GENI-5345

The Art of Living Happily

The Art of Living Happiness Program is a 12-hour workshop offering participants practical tools and techniques to enhance their quality of life, one breath at a time! A central aspect of this program is the research-based breathing technique called S.K.Y, reported benefits include: lowered stress and anxiety (reduced cortisol), improved sleep and immunity, enhanced quality of life, emotion-regulation increased energy and cognitive function. Students will acquire tools to manage their mind and leave feeling refreshed and rejuvenated. This course is designed for everyone above the age of 18. The content is applicable to all walks of life as stress is part of our lives yet we are not taught to manage it with effective methods. It's for people experiencing stress, anxiety, but also those who feel like they have yet to reach their fullest potential and want to accomplish more in their lives. In the past decade, there has been much research demonstrating the immense benefits of yoga, meditation and breathing techniques. Please bring Yoga mats, water bottle, light blanket, small notebook & pen. MEDICAL DISCLAIMER: I represent that I am in good health, and I will inform the course organizer of any limiting health conditions before the course begins. I further acknowledge that, if I am diagnosed with schizophrenia, schizoaffective, bipolar, or seizure disorders; pregnancy; and/or a new mother or recent surgical patient, certain portions of this course may not be suitable for me and I will consult with my medical provider before registering.

Section Location Dates Cost
GENI-5345-CVS1 CV Oct 15-Oct 18 $399.00

GENI-7945

Permaculture: Design Your Property

Large or small, your property has the potential to provide you with an abundance of fresh food! Permaculture is a science-based ethical design system that teaches people how to layout their gardens in a way that cares for the planet. Applying the principles of permaculture, you will design your property by analyzing, mapping and planning it. You will learn the tools and techniques required to develop a regenerative abundant landscape.

Section Location Dates Cost
GENI-7945-CVS1 CV Oct 2-Oct 30 $165.00
GENI-7945-CVS1 CV Feb 6-Mar 12 $165.00

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-CRS2 CR Oct 11 $209.00
MED-003-CRS3 CR Nov 1 $209.00
MED-003-CRS4 CR Nov 8 $209.00
MED-003-CRS5 CR Dec 13 $209.00
MED-003-CRS2 CR Jan 17 $209.00
MED-003-CRS3 CR Feb 7 $209.00
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-UCS1 UC Apr 4 $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 Sep 27-Sep 30 $690.00
MED-032-CRS2 CR Oct 21-Oct 24 $690.00
MED-032-CRS3 CR Nov 18-Nov 21 $690.00
MED-032-CRS4 CR Dec 2-Dec 5 $690.00
MED-032-CRS5 CR Dec 19-Dec 22 $690.00
MED-032-CRS1 CR Jan 20-Jan 23 $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 $695.00
MED-032-UCS1 UC Feb 29-Mar 3 $690.00

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-CRS2 CR Oct 7-Oct 10 $569.00
NAU-005-CRS3 CR Oct 28-Oct 31 $569.00
NAU-005-CRS4 CR Nov 21-Nov 24 $569.00
NAU-005-CRS5 CR Dec 9-Dec 12 $569.00
NAU-005-CRS2 CR Jan 13-Jan 16 $569.00
NAU-005-CRS3 CR Feb 3-Feb 6 $569.00
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-UCS1 UC Feb 24-Feb 27 $569.00

NAU-023

Ship Construction & Stability Level 3 (SCS 3)

This course prepares students for Transport Canada examination on Ship Construction and Stability Level 3, as required towards Master 150 and 500 Gross Tonnage certification. Students will learn about the design and construction of various types of vessels and be able to perform stability calculations and interpret data from hydrostatic tables and curves. The courses covers topics such as stability and construction terminology; transverse stability and trim calculations, stability data for vessels and tugs; survivability of the vessel in case of flooding and damage control; and maintaining watertight integrity.

Section Location Dates Cost
NAU-023-CRS1 CR Oct 16-Nov 15 $2295.00

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 Sep 30-Oct 2 $469.00
NAU-051-CRS2 CR Nov 12-Nov 14 $469.00
NAU-051-CRS1 CR Jan 27-Jan 29 $469.00
NAU-051-CRS2 CR Mar 17-Mar 19 $469.00
NAU-051-CRS3 CR Apr 27-Apr 29 $469.00

OFA-010

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-CRS4 CR Nov 27 $95.00
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-CVS2 CV Sep 27 $95.00
OFA-010-CVS2 CV Jan 14 $95.00
OFA-010-CVS3 CV Mar 31 $95.00
OFA-010-CVS1 CV Jun 15 $95.00
OFA-010-CVS1 CV Aug 20 $95.00
OFA-010-PAS2 PA Nov 20 $150.00
OFA-010-PAS2 PA Feb 20 $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-UCS1 UC Nov 21 $175.00
OFA-010-UCS1 UC Feb 21 $175.00
OFA-010-UCS2 UC Apr 23 $175.00

PAEC-2203

A Look at Children's Literature

Join Candy Ashbridge and explore the wonderful world of children's literature! Revisit cherished tales from childhood, favourite classics, and some lesser known but equally delightful other titles. Come prepared to share at least one of your memorable stories!

Section Location Dates Cost
PAEC-2203-PAS1 PA Oct 3-Oct 17 $25.00

PAEC-5913

Tanzania Adventures & Educl Impacts

Lynne MacFadgen is delighted to share highlights of her educational Leave for Change (L4C) assignment in Tanzania, East Africa. She volunteered with a University-affiliated non-profit to help raise funds for a women's empowerment agribusiness project. During her three-week assignment in 2018, she visited a rural primary school and experienced, first-hand, the deplorable conditions in the remote community of Bwawani Village. Lynne was struck by the heroic efforts of the unpaid teachers, community leaders, parents, as well as the children themselves.

Section Location Dates Cost
PAEC-5913-PAS1 PA Oct 23 $10.00

PAEC-5920

Armchair Travel Series

Join our presenters as they share their travel adventures to places such as: Fiji, Tanzania, the Baltic region & hiking the world.

Section Location Dates Cost
PAEC-5920-PAS1 PA Oct 9-Nov 6 $35.00

PAEC-5983

Fijian Adventures 2019

Lauralee Edgell will be providing a look at Fijian culture and sharing their interesting adventures with photos from land and sea. They visited Voli Voli, a dive resort on the main island of Fiji with beautiful gardens and mangrove shorelines. They boarded Naia, a dive ship where they travelled around the 300 plus islands of Fiji focussing on one of the most beautiful underwater spots in the world. They visited a small village and learned how they subsist in such an isolated area. As well, they visited a market in Nadi and Raymond Burr's Sleeping Giant Orchid garden.

Section Location Dates Cost
PAEC-5983-PAS1 PA Oct 9 $10.00

PAEC-6052

Intro to Genealogy

Join our Introduction to Genealogy sessions and start building your family tree! Learn where to start and how to research using effective techniques and strategies, as well as tips for resources and how to access online records.

Section Location Dates Cost
PAEC-6052-PAS1 PA Oct 9-Oct 16 $25.00

PAEC-6259

19th Century Romantic Poetry

The 19th century Romantic Poets reacted against a callous, mechanical view of life in Europe's Age or Reason, and instead looked for meaning in nature, emotion, and the sublime. This movement was led by gifted introspective youths and elderly misfits driven to challenge civilization's greed and arrogance, and instead embrace the humbling mystery of life. This 6-part course will look at the ideas and work of writers such as William Blake, William Wordsworth, and John Keats amongst others.

Section Location Dates Cost
PAEC-6259-PAS1 PA Oct 24-Nov 28 $35.00

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-CRS2 CR Oct 26 $99.00
TFS-010-CRS3 CR Nov 23 $99.00
TFS-010-CRS4 CR Dec 14 $99.00
TFS-010-CRS1 CR Jan 18 $99.00
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-CVS2 CV Oct 19 $99.00
TFS-010-CVS3 CV Nov 16 $99.00
TFS-010-CVS4 CV Dec 7 $99.00
TFS-010-CVS1 CV Jan 11 $99.00
TFS-010-CVS2 CV Feb 8 $99.00
TFS-010-CVS3 CV Mar 7 $99.00
TFS-010-CVS4 CV Apr 4 $99.00
TFS-010-PAS2 PA Oct 19 $99.00
TFS-010-PAS3 PA Nov 16 $99.00
TFS-010-PAS4 PA Dec 14 $99.00
TFS-010-PAS1 PA Jan 18 $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

WSF-032

Joint Occupational Health & Safety

This course will introduce participants to the fundamentals needed to be a member on the Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee in their organization and meets WorkSafeBC's new mandatory training requirements as referred to in British Columbia Occupational Health & Safety Regulation (OHSR) 3.27 Minimum training requirements for new joint committee members. This course will serve as a great refresher course for current Joint Occupational Health & Safety Committee members. It is designed to assist participants to identify and interpret joint health and safety committee member functions and duties and to carry out their responsibilities to promote workplace health and safety.

Section Location Dates Cost
WSF-032-CVS1 CV Oct 7 $295.00
WSF-032-CVS2 CV Nov 18 $295.00