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 Support Service Volunteers

Region Course Name Location Date
Open to All Regions ESS Director Prince George June 4-6, 2019
  ESS Director JIBC New Westminister September 17-19, 2019
CTL 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
  EMRG 1612/1613 - Group Lodging 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
  EMRG 1615 - Registration & Referrals Vernon May 25, 2019
  EMRG 1612/1613 - Group Lodging Tk'emlups te Secwepemc June 27, 2019
  EMRG 1612/1613 - Group Lodging RDOS July 6, 2019
  EMRG 1645 - Managing Walk in Disaster Volunteers Tk'emlups te Secwepemc July 11, 2019
  EMRG 1660 - Public Safety Lifeline Leadership Kamloops November 2-3, 2019
  EMRG 1612/1613 - Group Lodging Merritt March 14, 2020
  EMRG 1612/1613 - Group Lodging RDOS July 6, 2019
SWE 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 11, 2019
  EMRG 1671 - ESS Site Management Surrey October 10, 2019
  EMRG 1615 - Registration & Referrals Delta September 15, 2019
  EMRG 1624 - Resource Acquisition Delta September 29, 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 1645 - Managing Walk in Disaster Volunteers Squamish October 18, 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 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  October 7, 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 25, 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