2019/2020 Training Schedule

The courses below are sponsored by Emergency Management BC (EMBC).

To take a course, register with the host community or contact us for help. For courses at the Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC) in New Westminster, contact the JIBC at 604 528-5575 or ess@jibc.ca.

For course descriptions and prerequisites, see the Justice Institute of British Columbia’s training brochure (PDF, 2.8MB).

Dates for 2019/20 Training Schedule for Emergency Social Service Volunteers

Region Course Name Location Date
Open to All Regions ESS Director Location TBD Date TBD
  ESS Director JIBC New Westminister September 17-19, 2019
CTL EMRG 1660 - Public Safety Lifeline Leadership Kamloops April 6 and 7, 2019
  EMRG 1615 - Registration and Referrals Clinton April 13, 2019
  EMRG 1615 - Registration and Referrals Penticton April 13, 2019
  EMRG 1671 - ESS Site Management RDCO - Kelowna May 4, 2019
  Intro to Reception Centres and Applied Training Tk'emlups te Secwepemc May 15, 2019
  EMRG 1615 - Registration and Referrals Tk'emlups te Secwepemc May 16, 2019
  EMRG 1615 - Registration and Referrals Town of Princeton May 18, 2019
  Intro to Reception Centres and Applied Training Penticton May 18, 2019
  Intro to Group Lodging and Applied Training Lillooet May 18, 2019
  EMRG 1624 - Resource Acquisition  Tk'emlups te Secwepemc May 24, 2019
  EMRG 1615 - Registration and Referrals Sun Peaks May 25, 2019
  EMRG 1645 - Managing Walk in Disaster Volunteers RDCO - Kelowna June 1, 2019
  EMRG 1624 - Resource Acquisition Logan Lake June 22, 2019
  Intro to Group Lodging and Applied Training Tk'emlups te Secwepemc June 27, 2019
  EMRG 1645 - Managing Walk in Disaster Volunteers Tk'emlups te Secwepemc July 11, 2019
  Intro to Group Lodging and Applied Training Merritt March 14, 2020
  Intro to Group Lodging and Applied Training RDOS TBD
SWE EMRG 1615 - Registration & Referrals Delta April 1, 2019
  EMRG 1615 - Registration & Referrals Maple Ridge April 1, 2019
  EMRG 1610/1611 - Reception Centres Richmond April 6, 2019
  EMRG 1612/1613 - Group Lodging Langley April 6, 2019
  EMRG 1615 - Registration & Referrals Vancouver April 6, 2019
  EMRG 1610/1611 - Reception Centres Surrey April 13, 2019
  EMRG 1671 - ESS Site Management Surrey April 27, 2019
  EMRG 1624 - Resource Acquisition Delta May 1, 2019
  EMRG 1645 - Managing Walk in Disaster Volunteers Squamish May 1, 2019
  EMRG 1612/1613 - Group Lodging Mission June 1, 2019
  EMRG 1615 - Registration & Referrals Richmond June 8, 2019
  EMRG 1645 - Managing Walk in Disaster Volunteers Vancouver September 14, 2019
  EMRG 1615 - Registration & Referrals Chilliwack  October 1, 2019
  EMRG 1612/1613 - Group Lodging Whistler October 1, 2019
  EMRG 1615 - Registration & Referrals Abbotsford October 5, 2019
  EMRG 1671 - ESS Site Management Vancouver October 5, 2019
  EMRG 1612/1613 - Group Lodging Bowen Island October 26, 2019
  EMRG 1660 - Public Safety Lifeline Leadership Vancouver November 2-3, 2019
  EMRG 1610/1611 - Reception Centres Pitt Meadows February 1, 2020
  EMRG 1615 - Registration & Referrals Vancouver  February 9, 2020
  EMRG 1610/1611 - Reception Centres Langley February 29, 2020
NEA EMRG 1615 - Registration & Referrals McBride June 15, 2019
  EMRG 1615 - Registration & Referrals Tumbler Ridge May 4, 2019
  EMRG 1612/1613 - Group Lodging Valemont May 11, 2019
  EMRG 1612/1613 - Group Lodging Fort St. John June 15, 2019
  EMRG 1615 - Registration & Referrals Fort Nelson September 14, 2019
  EMRG 1645 - Managing Walk in Disaster Volunteers Taylor October 19, 2019
  EMRG 1612/1613 - Group Lodging Williams Lake March 7, 2020
  EMRG 1610/1611 - Reception Centres Prince George  May 15, 2019
NWE EMRG 1660 - Public Safety Lifeline Leadership Burns Lake April 27-28, 2019
  EMRG 1615 - Registration & Referrals Village of Fraser Lake April 27, 2019
  EMRG 1610/1611 - Reception Centres Smithers May 4, 2019
  EMRG 1671 - ESS Site Management Burns Lake May 11, 2019
  EMRG 1660 - Public Safety Lifeline Leadership Tahltan Band May 18-19, 2019
  EMRG 1610/1611 - Reception Centres Terrace June 8, 2019
  EMRG 1612/1613 - Group Lodging Smithers June 8, 2019
  EMRG 1615 - Registration & Referrals New Hazelton July 6, 2019
  EMRg 1624 - Resource Acquisition Prince Rupert September 28, 2019
  EMRG 1610/1611 - Reception Centres Fraser Lake October 19, 2019
  EMRG 1610/1611 - Reception Centres Nisga'a Lisims Govt November 2, 2019
  EMRG 1610/1611 - Reception Centres Lake Babine Nation February 8, 2020
  EMRG 1615 - Registration & Referrals Lake Babine Nation  February 9, 2020
SEA EMRG 1671 - ESS Site Management Cranbrook April 13, 2019
  EMRG 1660 - Public Safety Lifeline Leadership Fernie May 4-5, 2019
  EMRG 1612/1613 - Group Lodging Castlegar May 11, 2019
  EMRG 1615 - Registration & Referrals Shuswap Indian Band June 6, 2019
  EMRg 1624 - Resource Aquisition Shuswap Indian Band June 7, 2019
  EMRG 1610/1611 - Reception Centres Creston June 15, 2019
  EMRG 1612/1613 - Group Lodging Invermere  July 6, 2019
  EMRG 1615 - Registration & Referrals Sparwood August 10, 2019
  EMRG 1610/1611 - Reception Centres Revelstoke September 21, 2019
VIR EMRG 1615 - Registration & Referrals Oceanside April 6, 2019
  EMRG 1615 - Registration & Referrals Juan de Fuca March 9, 2019
  EMRG 1660 - Public Safety Lifeline Leadership Oak Bay April 6, 2019
  EMRG 1610/1611 - Reception Centres Gwa'sala-'Nakwaxda Nations  April 18, 2019
  EMRG 1624 - Resource Acquisition Naniamo April 27, 2019
  EMRg 1671 - ESS Site Management Langford April 27, 2019
  EMRG 1645 - Managing Walk in Disaster Volunteers Quadra Island April 27, 2019
  EMRG 1615 - Registration & Referrals Campbell River May 4, 2019
  EMRG 1615 - Registration & Referrals Gwa'sala-'Nakwaxda Nations  May 16, 2019
  EMRG 1612/1613 - Group Lodging Saanich May 25, 2019
  EMRG 1610/1611 - Reception Centres Comox Valley June 1, 2019
  EMRG 1610/1611 - Reception Centres Sooke September 21, 2019
  EMRG 1615 - Registration & Referrals Saanichton October 5, 2019
  EMRG 1645 - Managing Walk in Disaster Volunteers Tahsis October 5, 2019
  EMRG 1612/1613 - Group Lodging Esquimalt  November 16, 2019
  EMRG 1645 - Managing Walk in Disaster Volunteers Colwood November 30, 2019
  EMRG 1624 - Resource Acquisition  Metchosin  January 18, 2019
  EMRG 1612/1613 - Group Lodging Campbell River February 1, 2020
  EMRG 1645 - Managing Walk in Disaster Volunteers Nanaimo February 22, 2020
  EMRG 1610/1611 - Reception Centres Victoria February 29, 2019
  EMRG 1615 - Registration & Referrals Juan de Fuca March 14, 2020
  EMRG 1645 - Managing Walk in Disaster Volunteers Lantzville March 14, 2020

Remaining Dates for 2018/19 Training Schedule for Emergency Social Service Volunteers

Course Name

Location

Date

EMRG 1624 - Resource Acquisition Richmond Jan. 26, 2019
EMRG 1615 - Registration and Referrals Langley Feb. 23, 2019
EMRG 1660 - Public Safety Lifeline Leadership Abbotsford March 30 and 31, 2019
EMRG 1615 - Registration and Referrals Campbell River March 16, 2019
EMRG 1624 - Resource Acquisition Victoria March 23, 2019