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Continuing Education Courses

Welcome to the Continuing Education course list. Browse our current offerings below to find detailed course descriptions and the most up-to-date schedules.

Courses starting this month can be found on our Month at a Glance page – a handy guide organized by start date so you can select the classes that work with your schedule.

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Business and Professional Training
Bookkeeping & Accounting
Sage 50 Level 1
ACCT 001
This course is an excellent, comprehensive introduction to Sage 50 software.
Sage 50 Level II
ACCT 002
This course is a continuation and advancement of Sage 50 Level 1.
Bookkeeping Fundamentals Level 1
ACCT 003
This three-week course is designed specifically for those with little or no bookkeeping experience.
Bookkeeping Fundamentals Level 2
ACCT 004
This course is a continuation and advancement of Bookkeeping Fundamentals Level 1.
Excel 2013 Level 1
EXCL 001
Simplify the production of spreadsheets with this introductory course to Microsoft Excel 2013.
Excel 2013 Level 2
EXCL 002
Build on your Microsoft Excel 2013 skill set with the introduction of advanced functions.
Customer Service
HLTH 004
FOODSAFE Level 1 is a food handling, sanitation and work safety course designed for front line food service workers such as cooks, servers, bussers, dishwashers, and deli workers.
Human Resources
Employee Recruitment and Selection
HRAC 004
Help keep your organization on the cutting edge by learning the latest practices for attracting qualified candidates to your workplace.
Orientation & Mentoring
HRAC 005
Orientation and mentoring programs can help attain and maintain excellent employee performance in a workplace.
Performance Management
HRAC 006
Assuring employees fully develop -and maintain- optimal performance is an essential component of successful organizations.
Professional Development Workshops
Professional Minute-taking
MINU 001
Establish yourself as the minute-taking expert in your organization.
Project Management
Project Management Essentials: Part 1
PROJ 001
This course is specifically designed for new project managers or those without previous formal project management training.
Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification Exam Preparation
PROJ 002
Industry-standard certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI).
Project Management Essentials: Part 2
PROJ 003
A continuation of Project Management Essentials: Part 1 with more advanced skill development based on the PMI framework.
Managing Project Teams and Stakeholders
PROJ 004
Develop comprehensive skills by learning real-world strategies and best practices used in project management.
MS Projects for Managing Projects
PROJ 006
MS Project is a powerful industry standard software tool than can help you manage projects, programs, and multiple tasks.
Project Risk Management
PROJ 005
Learn how to effectively identify, analyze and mitigate risks that may potentially impact your organization or project.
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Resolution
Foundations of Collaborative Conflict Resolution: Workplace Focus
CRES 1101
This course introduces the basics of conflict resolution within the workplace, and how to resolve conflicts collaboratively.
First Aid
Emergency Medical Responder - RED CROSS
Emergency Medical Responder - Advanced First Aid
EMR 001
This 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.
Emergency Medical Responder Recertification
EMR 002
Prerequisite: current Emergency Medical Responder certification.
Instructor Training - RED CROSS
Red Cross First Aid Instructor
FA 005
The Canadian Red Cross First Aid Instructor Development Program trains and certifies Instructors to organize and deliver First Aid & CPR courses.
Standard First Aid/CPR-C – RED CROSS
CPR-C AED Recertification
CPR 006
Update and recertify your CPR-C AED certification in this four-hour course.
Standard First Aid/CPR-C
FA 003
Comprehensive two-day course offering first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for those who need training due to work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at home.
Secourisme général et RCR C
FA 007
Ce cours complet de deux jours présente des techniques de secourisme et de réanimation cardiorespiratoire (RCR) aux personnes qui ont besoin de formation pour des raisons professionnelles ou qui veulent approfondir leurs connaissances pour intervenir lors d’urgences à la maison.
Standard First Aid/CPR-C Recertification
FA 022
Update and recertify your Standard First Aid/CPR-C certification in this eight-hour course.
Wilderness First Aid – RED CROSS
Wilderness and Remote First Aid/CPR-C
WFA 010
Basic level of Wilderness & Remote First Aid that covers material in Standard First Aid/CPR-C, plus special material on techniques for wilderness and remote areas.
Advanced Wilderness and Remote First Aid/CPR-C
WFA 011
Comprehensive first aid and CPR techniques for those who need a higher level of training to work and respond to emergencies in isolated or wilderness settings.
Wilderness and Remote First Aid/CPR-C Recertification
WFA 012
Update and recertify your Wilderness and Remote First Aid/CPR-C certification in this 12-hour course.
Advanced Wilderness and Remote First Aid/CPR-C Recertification
WFA 013
Update and recertify your Advanced Wilderness and Remote First Aid/CPR-C certification in this 20-hour course.
Industry-Specific Training
Exterior Insulation and Finishing Systems
As Canadian codes evolve to meet increasing demands for building resiliency and energy efficiency, the use of continuous exterior insulation is becoming required practice.
Geometric Design for Highways
This two day course provides highway designers with a review of critical elements of the geometric design process.
Pavement Design, Evaluation and Management
This two day course provides an introduction to the design, evaluation and management of pavements.
Preserved Wood Foundations
This two day course is designed to provide builders, contractors, engineers, architects and building officials with updated information on the design and construction of permanent wood foundations based on the new Canadian Standards Association standard: S406-16 Specification of Permanent Wood Foundations for Housing and Small Buildings.
Protecting Northern Community Infrastructure Due to Climate Change
This course will enable participants to better understand the impact of climate change on the work of infrastructure owners, managers, designers, and developers in Northern Communities.
Spanish Level 1
SPAN 001
This course will introduce students to the Spanish language.
Northern Gardening
Greenhouse Design for Northern Climates
GARD 001
This course covers the range of greenhouse structures you can build or buy, and examines some of the drawbacks and advantages of each.
Gardening for Beginners
From a Master Gardener, learn the basics of gardening to get you growing your own food this summer.
Sub-Arctic Permaculture
Beyond Organic - Applied Permaculture for Northern Backyard Gardens

Learn how to grow healthy, nutritious food, how to increase biodiversity and food resilience by co-creating efficient, sustainable, organic gardens through working with natural patterns .
Yukon Master Gardener
Yukon Master Gardener
GARD 010
Presented in partnership with the Yukon Agriculture Branch.
Social Justice
Northern Institute of Social Justice
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training
ASIS 002
ASIST is a two-day, skill-building workshop that prepares caregivers of all kinds to provide suicide first aid interventions.
FASD Informed Support
FASD 010
This 9-hour training aims to answer the questions of caregivers, multidisciplinary front-line service providers, professionals, community members and others who care about and work with individuals with FASD.
Advanced Decision Writing
JUST 004
This two-day workshop builds on the decision-writing module in the basic Foundations course.
Advanced Decision Writing
JUST 004
This two-day workshop builds on the decision-writing module in the basic Foundations course.
Administrative Justice for Decision Makers (Practice & Procedure)
JUST 006
This introductory course is for members of boards, tribunals, and committees with a quasi judicial function.
Grief and the Frontline Professions
JUST 014
This 2-day workshop, presented by Hospice Yukon, explores the challenge of loss in the workplace.
Trauma Training
JUST 018
This 3-day course is for those who provide support services to individuals exposed to trauma material or work with trauma survivors.
Understanding Legislation
JUST 019
This workshop introduces non-lawyers to the theory and practice of interpreting legislation and regulations.
Arbitration Training
JUST 029
This 1-day course is an expansion of the 3 hour course piloted in 2016.
Mental Health First Aid Canada for Northern Peoples
JUST 034
The Mental Health First Aid Canada for Northern Peoples course is guided by a number of important principles including respect, cooperation, community, harmony, generosity, and resourcefulness.
Communication for Transforming Conflict: Module 1
Communication Skills for Transforming Conflict

Module 1.
Yukon First Nations 101
YFN 001
This 1-day course is intended for anyone interested in learning more about Yukon First Nations and Self-Government.
Trades and Safety
Industry Training
Basic Home Wiring
BHWR 001
Become a practical (and safe) homeowner by learning the proper procedures, skills and theory needed to carry out common electrical home maintenance.
Confined Space Awareness
CNSP 003
Every year, confined space entry results in numerous injuries and fatalities.
Enform: H2S Alive
H2S 001
This one-day program is intended for all workers who could be exposed to hydrogen sulphide (H2S).
Basic Home Plumbing
PLMB 001
This 20-hour course will provide students with a solid foundation in plumbing systems and teach the skills necessary to do minor plumbing repairs and installations.
Fall Protection
SAFE 005
Learn how to work with fall protection equipment in this intensive, one-day course.
Small Engine Repair 2
SENG 002
This course is designed to teach the learner basic skills necessary to troubleshoot and diagnose minor engine problems and to service, maintain and do minor repairs to various small engines.
Transportation of Dangerous Goods
TDG 001
Legislation requires all people involved with transporting dangerous goods to learn the skills and principles taught in this course.
Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System
WHMS 001
Maintain current WHMIS training requirements and protect yourself against controlled products and hazardous materials at work.
Construction Carpentry for Beginners
WOOD 001
This course will introduce students to the tools, materials and skills necessary in the field of carpentry.