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Days Events

Postponed: Employment Readiness Bootcamp

This event has been postponed until further notice

April 15, 2020 | 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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. The course covers important food and worker safety information including foodborne illness, cleaning and sanitizing, and receiving, storing, preparing, and serving food.

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)
April 17, 2020 | 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Maintain current WHMIS training requirements and protect yourself against controlled products and hazardous materials at work. Ensure you know how to properly read and understand labels, identifiers, material safety, and data sheets as you explore the responsibilities of suppliers, importers, distributors, employees, and employers. Successfully complete the course to receive a WHMIS certificate.

Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG)
April 20, 2020 | 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Legislation requires all people involved with transporting dangerous goods to learn the skills and principles taught in this course. Protect yourself and the public by learning how to avoid dangerous accidents and understanding your responsibilities as a shipper/handler. Earn a TDG certificate (clear language edition) in the process.

Class 7 Driver’s Licence Tutorial
April 22-24, 2020 | 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

These tutorial sessions are intended to help participants gain the information and confidence to pass the computer test to obtain a Learner’s Licence. We will cover signs and road markings, the rules of the road and the Yukon graduated drivers licence system.

B.A.R.S.: Be A Responsible Server
April 30, 2020 | 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

B.A.R.S. training is required by many restaurants and bars when hiring servers or bartenders. Learn About:

• Alcohol and its effects
• Liability
• Recognizing signs of intoxication
• Prevention techniques
• Checking proof of age
• Server responsibilities
• Developing house rules/policies

Fall Protection
May 4, 2020 | 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

This one-day program has been developed in accordance with the requirements acceptable to CSA and Occupational Health and Safety. Participants will gain knowledge of the various options of Fall Protection Systems. This program provides participants with experience and understanding of the following:

• Equipment selection and use
• Equipment care and inspection
• Fall protection vs. fall arrest
• Rescue
• Anchor points
• Regulations and standards
• Hands-on proper harness fit

Counter Balance Forklift
May 7, 2020 | 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

This Leavitt training program is designed to provide vertical mast forklift operators with a solid foundation in health and safety standards, preventative maintenance and proper procedures for safe operation. The course consists of classroom theory with a written component and practical, hands-on experience. Course content is delivered through a PowerPoint presentation and interactive discussion, and reinforced through workbooks and supplementary handouts.
**Students will need to bring approved safety footwear with toe and ankle support, and all-weather clothing for outdoor practical sessions.

Small Business Workshop
May 19-21, 2020 | 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)

Däna Näye Ventures will present this introductory course to people considering starting their own business and becoming an entrepreneur. This workshop is conducted over three days and will review four themed components essential for a successful business start. Each client will get two hours of one-on-one coaching services about their business idea.

Wilderness and Remote First Aid/CPR-C
June 1-4, 2020 | 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Entry 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. Course also offers strategies for providing extended care for up to 24hrs. Part of the course is taught in an outdoor setting, and requires greater physical activity and endurance than typical first aid training. Suitable for those who work or live in remote locations, or who are outdoor recreation enthusiasts. Be prepared for a portion of the course to be conducted outside, regardless of weather.


To register or for more information, please contact:

Mark Smith - Adult Educator, House of Learning
(867) 633-8422 ext. 512
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Gayle Ball - Employment Support Facilitator, House of Learning
(867) 633-8422 ext. 505
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