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A millwright must be able to cut and join metals by the use of oxyacetylene and the arc welding process. The learner will also be required to cut material and assemble metal components using welding equipment.

This course will cover the identification and selection of proper lubrication products for the lubrication of moving parts in all types of machinery. As machines are made of moving parts, friction creates wear that can be kept at a minimum by choosing the proper lubricant. The choice of the optimum lubricant depends on the temperature, speed,...

A millwright must be proficient in the safe and effective use of support machines. The learner will be able to demonstrate the proper usage, applications, and safe operation of all types of grinders, power saws, drilling machines and engines lathes.

Comprehensive exam on all modules taken in the program.

Mining Exploration & Natural Resources Field Assistant is a 14-day program designed to provide students with a comprehensive set of entry-level skills for employment as field assistants in the natural resource sector.  

Students will be trained to work safely as field assistants on a variety of field programs including forestry,...

Mining Fundamentals has been designed to train students to be employed as entry level labourers at mine or industrial sites.

This 20-day program includes Orientation to Mining, Introduction to Mine Rescue and Mine Safe Work Practices.

It also incorporates a number of safety certificates including:

  • Forklift Operations...

Whether you are just starting out, or have been in the industry for years, the information presented in this course will help you to understand what you can do to keep yourself, your co-workers and the environment you work in safe every day. This course has been accredited by the Canadian Construction Association (CCA) to two (2) credits...

This course is designed for entry-level employees in the marine industry or those who work on the water in various capacities. The Marine Emergency Duties course is designed to meet the recommendations of the 1978 International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for seafarers stated in its annex to resolution 19...

This module will train the student in the use of VHF radio equipment in accordance with International Telecommunication Union Regulations. Included in the module is a Ministry of Industry examination for a Restricted Radio Operators Certificate.

Learn how to be an effective manager or supervisor by developing leadership skills that can help you gain the respect and admiration of others, while also allowing you to enjoy success in your career. You will also learn how to master the basics of business and organizations, the people skills required to motivate and delegate, the tools for...

  • Self-paced

This course introduces the beginning student to the dimensions of professional nursing practice. Through group and individual learning activities, students are introduced to concepts, professional nursing practices, issues and trends in nursing, and the Canadian health care system. Students are introduced to foundational nursing skills in the...


This course provides a foundation for therapeutic communication in nursing practice. Communication skills are fundamental in any relationship to facilitate the health and well-being of clients. Students have the opportunity to increase self-awareness and explore perceptions, attitudes, and values via a variety of communication methods applied...


Introduction to Health Assessment provides the basis to gather a health history and to assess the functioning of individuals through the proper use of physical examination techniques. Psychological and cultural assessment is included. The emphasis is on recognition and identification of normal findings. Recognition and identification of common...


Introduces theory related to families across the lifespan within the context of primary health care in the North. Emphasis is on family assessment skills and working in partnership with families in the development of health promotion and illness and injury prevention strategies. Holistic care for families during transitions such as normal...


This course provides an overview of First Nations health, factors influencing health status, and issues arising from Northern and remote living. Historical events and their impact on health are introduced. Current barriers to health are explored. Culturally sensitive nursing implications are explored.


This course examines principles and practices of nursing adults with health problems. The focus is on the acquisition and application of knowledge in planning, implementing and evaluating the nursing care of clients requiring medical and surgical intervention. Holistic health care of individuals is highlighted. The course includes laboratory...


This course enables Practical Nurses as Northern Baccalaureate Nursing Program students to apply previously learned theory and skills and acquire additional basic psychomotor skills needed to provide nursing care to meet the role and skill level expectations to proceed in the program. This course includes laboratory instruction in psychomotor...


This course provides the opportunity for consolidated clinical nursing practice, with adults who have health problems. It builds on previous clinical practice with adults and may occur in various practice settings in northern BC. The practicum is restricted to students in the NCBNP. (0,0,26)


This WorkSafeBC class provides training in basic first aid skills including C-spine control, respiratory and circulatory emergencies, soft tissue injuries, identification and management of stroke, diabetes, seizures and fainting. This course includes the use of automated external defibrillator (AED) trainers.

Students will receive...

  • HAZ Jul 24 (2018) 8:30am-5pm
  • RUP Sep 22 (2018) 8:30am-5:30pm
  • TER Oct 6 (2018) 8:30am-5pm
  • RUP Oct 20 (2018) 8:30am-5:30pm
  • TER Dec 1 (2018) 8:30am-5pm

This course introduces the history, methodology and fundamental principles of physical, chemical and geological oceanography. Some of the topics covered include: history and development of oceanography; methods; ocean basin structure; properties of sea water; salinity, temperature and density distributions; circulation; waves and tides;...