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AET-020

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-CVS1 CV Jun 3-Jun 14 $995.00

CREC-1261

Carpentry 101 - Oh Canada

Get ready to display your Canada Day project. Join Dan in the workshop to construct a rustic Canadian flag just in time for the holiday. Only basic carpentry skills are required. Instructor: Dan Stevenson

Section Location Dates Cost
CREC-1261-CRS1 CR Jun 7-Jun 14 $30.00

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

FAC-020

Emergency First Aid with CPR Level C

The emergency first aid course covers the basic skills necessary to deal with time priority emergencies. The RC Emergency First Aid course is now recognized by WorkSafe BC as a valid equivalent certification for the Occupational First Aid Level 1. Certification is transferable between provinces and recognized nationally for workplace requirements. It includes initial assessment, respiratory distress, CPR, AED, bleeding, unconsciousness, shock, poisons, and secondary assessment. Certification is by the Red Cross and is valid for a period of three years, but yearly recertification in CPR Level C is recommended.

Prerequisite(s): None

Section Location Dates Cost
FAC-020-CRS1 CR Jun 22 $100.00
FAC-020-CRS1 CR Oct 5 $100.00
FAC-020-CRS1 CR May 12 $100.00
FAC-020-CVS1 CV May 22 $100.00
FAC-020-CVS1 CV Aug 18 $100.00
FAC-020-PAS1 PA Sep 14-Sep 15 $100.00
FAC-020-PAS2 PA Dec 14 $100.00
FAC-020-PAS2 PA Feb 29 $100.00
FAC-020-PAS1 PA Apr 25 $100.00
FAC-020-PAS1 PA Jul 20 $100.00

FAC-021

Red Cross Standard First Aid with CPR Level C

This is a comprehensive first aid course for those who require the skills and knowledge necessary to deal with life-threatening situations and to give assistance to people in physical distress. The RC Standard First Aid course is now recognized by WorkSafe BC as a valid equivalent certification for the Occupational First Aid Level 1. Certification is transferable between provinces and recognized nationally for workplace requirements. Includes all of the content of the Emergency First Aid course (FAC 020) plus injuries due to heat and cold, medical conditions, bone and joint injuries, head and spinal injuries. Certification is by the Red Cross and is valid for a period of three years, but yearly recertification in CPR Level C is recommended.

Prerequisite(s): None

Section Location Dates Cost
FAC-021-CRS1 CR May 29-May 30 $170.00
FAC-021-CRS1 CR Aug 27-Aug 28 $170.00
FAC-021-CRS1 CR Nov 16-Nov 17 $170.00
FAC-021-CRS1 CR Jun 9-Jun 10 $170.00
FAC-021-CVS1 CV Aug 14-Aug 15 $170.00
FAC-021-PAS1 PA Jul 13-Jul 14 $170.00
FAC-021-PAS1 PA Oct 5-Oct 6 $170.00
FAC-021-PAS2 PA Nov 30-Dec 1 $170.00
FAC-021-PHS1 PH Jun 5-Jun 6 $260.00

FAC-056

Psychological First Aid - Self-Care

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

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

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

FAC-057

Psychological FAID - Caring for Others

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

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

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

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-CRS1 CR May 26 $275.00
FLO-010-CRS2 CR Jun 22 $275.00
FLO-010-PAS1 PA Sep 28 $275.00
FLO-010-PAS2 PA Nov 16 $275.00

GENI-1204

Silver Jewellery Express I

This 2-day course is an introduction to the creative and fun world of jewellery making for beginners. It has been specifically designed for students with no previous metal working experience. You will learn all the techniques needed to create your own beautifully finished band ring and one-of-a-kind pendant. Through demonstrations and hands-on practice you will learn various basic techniques such as piercing, filing, soldering, annealing, sanding, polishing, texturing and fabrication. A focus will be on safe studio and equipment practices. We will demonstrate all the steps needed to complete each piece as well as provide handouts with all the details for your reference. By the end of this course you will be able to take home two new pieces of jewellery you will be proud to wear or share. Note: The cost of materials for the two projects are included in the tuition. Please check the supply list online for additional items you need to bring from home. There will be a few templates for designs for those who don't want to design their own. Extra material will be available for an added cost.

Section Location Dates Cost
GENI-1204-CRS1 CR Jun 1-Jun 2 $215.00

GENI-1241

Vacuum Casting

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

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

GENI-1244

Repoussé

Learn to push metal into 3D form with one of the most exciting of all jewellery techniques: repoussé. Your instructor will demonstrate several repoussé and chasing techniques, teaching you how to prepare a pitch bowl and work with soft copper to create a piece of wearable art. No previous experience is necessary. 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-1244-CRS1 CR Jun 8-Jun 9 $229.00

GENI-7530

Permaculture-Abundance in Small Space

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

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

HRT-011

CPR Level C with AED

This is an adult, child and infant CPR course. Skills taught and practiced include one- and two-rescuer CPR; Adult, child, and infant CPR techniques; management of the obstructed airway and Automated External Defibrillation (AED). Skills taught and practiced include one-rescuer CPR, choking, barrier devices/pocketmasks, and AED. Certification period is three years, but recommended for one year.

Section Location Dates Cost
HRT-011-CRS1 CR Aug 23 $70.00
HRT-011-CRS1 CR Nov 25 $70.00
HRT-011-CVS1 CV Jul 21 $70.00
HRT-011-PAS1 PA Jun 1 $70.00
HRT-011-PAS1 PA Jul 20 $70.00
HRT-011-PAS1 PA Dec 7 $70.00

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 Jun 7 $209.00

MED-032

Domestic Vessel Safety (DVS)

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

Section Location Dates Cost
MED-032-CRS3 CR May 21-May 24 $690.00
MED-032-CRS2 CR Jun 10-Jun 13 $690.00
MED-032-CRS4 CR Jun 17-Jun 20 $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 Jun 3-Jun 6 $569.00
NAU-005-CRS3 CR Jun 17-Jun 20 $569.00

NAU-016

Restricted Operator Certificate - Maritime

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

Prerequisite(s): None

Section Location Dates Cost
NAU-016-CRS2 CR Jun 8 $219.00

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 May 27-May 29 $469.00
NAU-051-CRS2 CR Jun 3-Jun 5 $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-CRS1 CR Jun 11 $95.00
OFA-010-CRS1 CR Aug 14 $95.00
OFA-010-CRS3 CR Sep 26 $95.00
OFA-010-CRS4 CR Nov 27 $95.00
OFA-010-CVS1 CV Jun 28 $95.00
OFA-010-CVS1 CV Aug 7 $95.00
OFA-010-PAS1 PA Sep 18 $150.00
OFA-010-PAS1 PA Aug 19 $150.00
OFA-010-UCS1 UC Nov 21 $175.00
OFA-010-UCS1 UC Feb 20 $175.00
OFA-010-UCS2 UC Apr 23 $175.00

OFA-030

Occupational First Aid Level 3

This course meets WorkSafe BC requirements for FirstAid Attendants in BC and according to WSBC Regulations Part 3 Guidelines (3.14 - 3.21). The Occupational FirstAid 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 Jul 8-Jul 19 $750.00
OFA-030-PHS1 PH Jun 15-Jun 26 $750.00

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-CRS1 CR May 25 $99.00
TFS-010-CRS2 CR Jun 22 $99.00
TFS-010-CRS1 CR Jul 20 $99.00
TFS-010-CRS2 CR Aug 17 $99.00
TFS-010-CVS2 CV Jun 1 $99.00
TFS-010-CVS1 CV Jul 6 $99.00
TFS-010-CVS2 CV Aug 10 $99.00
TFS-010-PAS2 PA Jun 15 $99.00
TFS-010-PAS1 PA Jul 20 $99.00
TFS-010-PAS2 PA Aug 17 $99.00
TFS-010-PAS1 PA Sep 21 $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-UCS1 UC May 27 $99.00

WFO-013

Power Saw Operator

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

Section Location Dates Cost
WFO-013-CRS2 CR Jun 8-Jun 9 $599.00