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eRoot Cause Analysis (eRCA)The eRCA FundamentalsTM course, presented by Sologic, allows participants to gain familiarity and confidence with the Sologic RCA (Root Cause Analysis) method in a three-hour, self-paced course.  PRD_EROOT
ICT: Indigenous AwarenessIndigenous Corporate Training: This training presents the historical background of Indigenous relations in Canada and explains how that background impacts contemporary Indigenous issues that affect all Canadians. This is a self-paced course with 30 day access.  PRD_ICT01
ICT: Indigenous RelationsIndigenous Corporate Training: This training is the companion course to our Indigenous Awareness training. In Indigenous Relations training, our goal is to help you move beyond awareness towards practical skills and tools that can be applied everywhere. This is a self-paced course with 30 day access.  PRD_ICT02
ICT: Working Effectively with Indigenous PeoplesIndigenous Corporate Training: Take Working Effectively with Indigenous Peoples® and save $50 as compared to taking Indigenous Awareness and Indigenous Relations training individually (this training is the equivalent of taking both the Indigenous Awareness and Indigenous Relations training individually). This is a self-paced course with 30 day access.  PRD_ICT03
ICT: Working With UNDRIPIndigenous Corporate Training: This training discusses UNDRIP - the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. You will learn what UNDRIP means and how it affects the consultation and accommodation of Indigenous Peoples in the context of Canada. This is a self-paced course with 30 day access.  PRD_ICT04
VIU: ETCP Environmental Technician Certficate Prog; 5 wksVIU: The Environmental Technician Certificate Program (ETCP) is designed to be delivered directly within communities, utilizing local environmental sites and conditions as the “classroom”. The ETCP courses and program are highly applied ´hands-on’ training sessions, with field work, demonstrations, and/or field training taking place most days.May 27, 2019Prince George BCPRD_VIU10
VIU: Electrofishing: Theory, Safety, and ApplicationThis 2-day certification course is an overview of electrofishing theory, safety and practices. The program meets current provincial Worker's Compensation Board (WCB) requirements for electrofisher certification.May 28, 2019North Vancouver BCPRD_VIU16
EGBC: Tech Writing: Solutions for Effective Written CommsHow do I learn to write more effectively? How can I write for both technical and non-technical audiences? This seminar provides practical, applicable solutions and techniques for how to express your thoughts succinctly in written format. Through a series of hands-on workshops, you will learn to write effective emails, technical memos, letters, reports, and other documents. Whether you are a junior employee or a seasoned professional in your technical field, this seminar will help you to improve your technical writing skills.May 28, 2019Victoria BCPRD_EGBC26
UNBC: Advanced Forest Road DeactivationAdvanced Forest Road Deactivation focuses on road deactivation assessments and prescriptions. Research has shown that many landslides occur due to problems associated with forest road deactivation. This is often a result of using techniques that were unsuitable for the terrain. This course is designed with a strong emphasis on the development of appropriate prescriptions for high hazard sites where non-standard techniques are required. Students will spend one day in the classroom and two days in the field and will review actual deactivation sites and conduct assessments and prescriptions exercises on selected road sections.May 28, 2019Prince George BCPRD_UNBC18
VIU: Water Quality Monitoring: Freshwater Sampling & DesignVIU: The intent of the water quality monitoring and design course is to provide participants with knowledge required in order to sample and design programs for effluents and fresh water safely, properly, and with the ability to obtain the best scientifically-defensible results. This will be accomplished through the use of case studies and exercises which will reinforce the principles developed in the classroom. These will uphold current British Columbia Provincial and federal legislation and best management practices for monitoring program design.Jun 04, 2019Williams Lake BCPRD_VIU11
BC Forest Waste and Fibre Service: Waste Survey PlanningWaste Survey Sample Planning course designed for forest professionals responsible for preparing and submitting government waste survey information using the new procedures announced April 2019. The course provides a detailed review of the new sample planning requirements, submission timelines and block sample plans. This is a three day course including ½ day of field discussion.Jun 04, 2019Kelowna BCPRD_BCFWFS
PFLA Field Tour, Conference & AGMJoin the Private Forest Landowner's Association (PFLA) for their 24th annual event which offers an opportunity to network with other forest owners, catch up on important policy developments, and see inspiring hands-on examples of innovative forest stewardship.Jun 05, 2019Sooke BCPRD_PFLA01
VIU: Level 1: Introduction to Basic Fish Health ManagementA five-day course on the key principles of fish health management for aquaculture (hatcheries and net pen) and aquarium fishes. The theoretical components of this course emphasize recognition of what is ´non-normal’ in fish husbandry settings. The interactive lectures focus on recognition of types of diseases: (e.g., environmental, pathogenic, parasitic or genetic) combined with prevention and mitigation techniques. Additional topics include proper techniques for sampling fish (with a practical fish dissection component) and biosecurity techniques. Additional practical components include creation of several SOPs (standard operating procedures) for recording fish health events, biosecurity monitoring and fish necropsy assessment.Jun 10, 2019Nanaimo BCPRD_VIU15
VIU: Electrofishing: Theory, Safety, and ApplicationThis 2-day certification course is an overview of electrofishing theory, safety and practices. The program meets current provincial Worker's Compensation Board (WCB) requirements for electrofisher certification.Jun 11, 2019Kamloops BCPRD_VIU17
BC CFA: Conference & AGM in MissionBC Community Forests Association: The 16th annual BCCFA event will be hosted by the Mission Municipal Forest. Early Bird Tickets are available until May 13th.Jun 12, 2019Mission BCPRD_BCCFAB
UNBC: Ecological Field Data Collection3-day workshop taught by field practices instructor Diana Gerdenits. Introduces forestry practitioners to the theory and practice of Biogeoclimatic Ecosystem Classification. Includes the identification of critical factors inherent to specific site edaphics and their implications for forest management. Participants are instructed on classification and systems relevant to their forest district.Jun 12, 2019Prince George BCPRD_UNBC22
VIU: Level 2: Practical Fish Health Tech For AquacultureLevel 2: Practical Fish Health Techniques for Aquaculture & Fisheries Ecology. An intensive five-day course on practical skills associated with fish health techniques for aquaculture (hatcheries and net pen) and aquarium fishes. Various topics include animal welfare (including anesthetic use, blood collection and fish tagging), fish anatomy, recognition of common disease symptoms and testing for harmful algae blooms (HABs). Upon completion, students will be able to describe the diagnosis, pathology and treatment of major aquatic diseases. The hands-on laboratory component allows the student to practice various diagnostic and applied techniques essential to fish welfare, proper fish husbandry and health assessment.Jun 17, 2019Nanaimo BCPRD_VIU18
Aboriginal Consultation/Negotiating a Consultation AgreementMâwandônan Consulting: Aboriginal Consultation/Negotiating a Consultation Agreement Workshop.Jun 17, 2019Richmond BCPRD_MC01
Coastal Silviculture Committe: Summer Workshop 2019The CSC is proud to present another Summer Workshop in the field, continuing from the theme of our Winter Workshop: "Will Tradition work in the Transition?" Exploring challenges and new approaches in a rapidly changing coastal climate - The Coastal Transition Zone (CTZ).Jun 18, 2019Pemberton BCPRD_CSC03
VIU:Level 3: Fish Bacteriology Culture, Screening & Diag.Level 3: Fish Bacteriology Culture, Screening & Diagnosis. An intensive, five-day practical skills training on advanced techniques in fish health used for the detection and diagnosis of bacterial pathogens. Students will learn how to properly setup a bacteriology lab, the various types of culture media (including when and why they are used), bacteriology techniques plus differences between bacteria screening and diagnosis, including quality assurance and quality control applications. Common diagnostic techniques (e.g., streak plate for colony isolation, Gram’s stain, oxidative-fermentative test, antibiotic sensitivity tests) will be practiced on live bacterial cultures.Jun 24, 2019Nanaimo BCPRD_VIU19