Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 71.58
Liaison James Gordon
Submission Date March 3, 2015
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Thompson Rivers University
EN-11: Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 5.00 / 5.00 James Gordon
Environmental Programs and Research Coordinator
TRU Office of Environment and Sustainability
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Does the institution offer continuing education courses that address sustainability?:
Yes

Number of continuing education courses offered that address sustainability:
37

Total number of continuing education courses offered:
152

A copy of the list and brief descriptions of the continuing education courses that address sustainability:
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A list and brief descriptions of the continuing education courses that address sustainability:

TRU Continuing Education Courses That Address Sustainability
2014-2015

First Aid / Health & Safety:
Standard First Aid
Occupational First Aid Level 1 (XOCH 0800)
Occupational First Aid Level 2 (XOCH 0810)
CPR "C" Basic Rescuer (XOCH 0690)
CPR "C" Basic Rescuer Recertification (OCHS 0790)
Babysitters Course
Occupational First Aid Level 3 (XOCH 0820)
Occupational First Aid Level 3 Exam Prep(XOCH 0830)
Fire Suppression and Safety, Basic S-100 (FORT 0980)
Foodsafe Level 1 (OCHS 0850)
Foodsafe Level 2 (OCHS 0870)
Transportation of Dangerous Goods (DRIV 0620)
Transportation Endorsement (OCHS 0780)
WHMIS (OCHS 0860)
WorkSafe: Occupational Health & Safety Committee Training (XOCHS 0700)

Horticulture:
Pesticide Dispenser Certificate

Police and Justice Studies:
Police and Justice Studies Diploma

Professional Driver Training & Heavy Equipment Operator:
Heavy Equipment Operator – Forestry
Class 1 Truck Driver Training
ICBC Certified Air Brakes
Class 1 Greenhorn
Class 1 Regular
Class 1 Long/Short Haul
Class 1 Extended
Class 1 Mountain Hwy
Class 1, 2, & 3 Upgrading
Class 2 Bus Driver Training
Class 3 Driver Training
B Train Driver
Super B-Train Upgrade
5th Wheel RV Trailers & Heavy Trailer EndorsementHeavy Equipment Operator – Forestry

Security Training:
Security Training Certificate Program

Social Work and Human Service:
Field Instructor Certification
Group Facilitation Skills

Traffic Control:
Traffic Control Person Certification

Water and Wastewater Treatment:
WaterSafe
Industrial Communications and SCADA Systems
Continuing Education Courses for Water Treatment Industry


Does the institution have at least one sustainability-themed certificate program through its continuing education or extension department?:
Yes

A brief description of the certificate program:

WaterSafe BC - WaterSafe (XWTP 0200) is a course of basic instruction for owners and operators of small water systems. It provides critical information about water sources, water monitoring, treatment, storage and distribution, and the responsibilities of small water system owners and operators. Successful completion of this course includes WaterSafe certification.
Many British Columbians rely on small water systems for their drinking water. Informed, well trained water system operators play a vital role in helping to keep water safe to drink. http://www.tru.ca/trades/programs/water/watersafe.html


Year the certificate program was created:
2,006

The website URL where information about sustainability in continuing education courses is available :

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