Emergency Support Services Training Schedule

To register for a course below e-mail Farrah Simpson, ESS training specialist. Or to register for a course online, see the Justice Institute of British Columbia website (JIBC) or contact the JIBC by phone 604 528-5667 or e-mail ess@jibc.ca.

For course descriptions and prerequisites, see the JIBC training brochure (PDF, 2.8MB). Courses are sponsored by Emergency Management BC (EMBC). 

Emergency Support Service (ESS) Director Course

Registration for this course opens 6 weeks prior to the course start date. Registration forms will be sent out through your
EMBC regional office.

Course Name Location Date
ESS Director n/a  

2019/20 Emergency Support Service Volunteer Training Schedule

Region Course Name Location Date
Central EMRG 1615 - Registration and Referrals Clinton April 13, 2019
Central EMRG 1615 - Registration and Referrals Penticton April 13, 2019
Central EMRG 1671 - ESS Site Management RDCO - Kelowna May 4, 2019
Central Intro to Reception Centres and Applied Training Tk'emlups te Secwepemc May 15, 2019
Central EMRG 1615 - Registration and Referrals Tk'emlups te Secwepemc May 16, 2019
Central EMRG 1615 - Registration and Referrals Town of Princeton May 18, 2019
Central Intro to Reception Centres and Applied Training Penticton May 18, 2019
Central EMRG 1612/1613 - Group Lodging Lillooet May 18, 2019
Central EMRG 1624 - Resource Acquisition  Tk'emlups te Secwepemc May 24, 2019
Central EMRG 1615 - Registration and Referrals Sun Peaks May 25, 2019
Central EMRG 1645 - Managing Walk in Disaster Volunteers RDCO - Kelowna June 1, 2019
Central EMRG 1624 - Resource Acquisition Logan Lake June 22, 2019
Central EMRG 1615 - Registration & Referrals Vernon May 25, 2019
Central EMRG 1612/1613 - Group Lodging Tk'emlups te Secwepemc June 27, 2019
Central EMRG 1612/1613 - Group Lodging RDOS July 6, 2019
Central EMRG 1645 - Managing Walk in Disaster Volunteers Tk'emlups te Secwepemc July 11, 2019
Central EMRG 1615 - Registration and Referrals Salmon Arm October 19, 2019
Central EMRG 1660 - Public Safety Lifeline Leadership Kamloops November 2-3, 2019
Central EMRG 1612/1613 - Group Lodging Merritt March 14, 2020
Central EMRG 1612/1613 - Group Lodging RDOS July 6, 2019
South West EMRG 1615 - Registration & Referrals Maple Ridge April 1, 2019
South West EMRG 1610/1611 - Reception Centres Richmond April 6, 2019
South West EMRG 1612/1613 - Group Lodging Langley April 6, 2019
South West EMRG 1615 - Registration & Referrals Vancouver April 6, 2019
South West EMRG 1610/1611 - Reception Centres Surrey April 11, 2019
South West EMRG 1671 - ESS Site Management Surrey October 10, 2019
South West EMRG 1615 - Registration & Referrals Delta September 15, 2019
South West EMRG 1624 - Resource Acquisition Delta September 29, 2019
South West EMRG 1612/1613 - Group Lodging Mission June 1, 2019
South West EMRG 1615 - Registration & Referrals Richmond June 8, 2019
South West EMRG 1645 - Managing Walk in Disaster Volunteers Vancouver September 14, 2019
South West EMRG 1615 - Registration & Referrals FVRD-Chilliwack  October 1, 2019
South West EMRG 1612/1613 - Group Lodging Whistler CANCELLED - Oct 1, 2019
South West EMRG 1615 - Registration & Referrals Abbotsford October 5, 2019
South West EMRG 1671 - ESS Site Management Vancouver October 5, 2019
South West EMRG 1645 - Managing Walk in Disaster Volunteers Squamish October 18, 2019
South West EMRG 1612/1613 - Group Lodging Bowen Island October 26, 2019
South West EMRG 1660 - Public Safety Lifeline Leadership Vancouver November 2-3, 2019
South West EMRG 1610/1611 - Reception Centres Pitt Meadows February 22, 2020
South West EMRG 1615 - Registration & Referrals Vancouver  February 9, 2020
South West EMRG 1610/1611 - Reception Centres Langley February 29, 2020
North East EMRG 1615 - Registration & Referrals McBride June 15, 2019
North East EMRG 1612/1613 - Group Lodging Fort St. John June 15, 2019
North East EMRG 1615 - Registration & Referrals Fort Nelson CANCELLED-Sept 14
North East EMRG 1645 - Managing Walk in Disaster Volunteers Taylor October 19, 2019
North East EMRG 1612/1613 - Group Lodging Williams Lake March 7, 2020
North East EMRG 1610/1611 - Reception Centres Prince George  CANCELLED - Oct 7, 2019
North West EMRG 1660 - Public Safety Lifeline Leadership Burns Lake April 27-28, 2019
North West EMRG 1615 - Registration & Referrals Village of Fraser Lake April 27, 2019
North West EMRG 1610/1611 - Reception Centres Smithers May 25, 2019
North West EMRG 1671 - ESS Site Management Burns Lake May 11, 2019
North West EMRG 1660 - Public Safety Lifeline Leadership Tahltan Band May 18-19, 2019
North West EMRG 1610/1611 - Reception Centres Terrace June 8, 2019
North West EMRG 1612/1613 - Group Lodging Smithers June 8, 2019
North West EMRG 1615 - Registration & Referrals New Hazelton July 6, 2019
North West EMRg 1624 - Resource Acquisition Prince Rupert September 28, 2019
North West EMRG 1610/1611 - Reception Centres Fraser Lake October 19, 2019
North West EMRG 1610/1611 - Reception Centres Nisga'a Lisims Govt November 2, 2019
North West EMRG 1610/1611 - Reception Centres Lake Babine Nation February 8, 2020
North West EMRG 1615 - Registration & Referrals Lake Babine Nation  February 9, 2020
South East EMRG 1671 - ESS Site Management Cranbrook April 13, 2019
South East EMRG 1660 - Public Safety Lifeline Leadership Fernie May 4-5, 2019
South East EMRG 1612/1613 - Group Lodging Castlegar May 11, 2019
South East EMRG 1615 - Registration & Referrals Shuswap Indian Band June 6, 2019
South East EMRg 1624 - Resource Aquisition Shuswap Indian Band June 7, 2019
South East EMRG 1610/1611 - Reception Centres Creston June 15, 2019
South East EMRG 1612/1613 - Group Lodging Invermere July 6, 2019
South East EMRG 1615 - Registration & Referrals Sparwood CANCELLED-Aug 10
South East EMRG 1610/1611 - Reception Centres Revelstoke September 21, 2019
Vancouver Island EMRG 1615 - Registration & Referrals Oceanside April 6, 2019
Vancouver Island EMRG 1615 - Registration & Referrals Juan de Fuca March 9, 2019
Vancouver Island EMRG 1660 - Public Safety Lifeline Leadership Oak Bay April 6, 2019
Vancouver Island EMRG 1610/1611 - Reception Centres Gwa'sala-'Nakwaxda Nations  April 18, 2019
Vancouver Island EMRG 1624 - Resource Acquisition Naniamo April 27, 2019
Vancouver Island EMRg 1671 - ESS Site Management Langford April 27, 2019
Vancouver Island EMRG 1645 - Managing Walk in Disaster Volunteers Quadra Island April 27, 2019
Vancouver Island EMRG 1615 - Registration & Referrals Campbell River May 4, 2019
Vancouver Island EMRG 1615 - Registration & Referrals Gwa'sala-'Nakwaxda Nations  May 16, 2019
Vancouver Island EMRG 1612/1613 - Group Lodging Saanich May 25, 2019
Vancouver Island EMRG 1610/1611 - Reception Centres Comox Valley June 1, 2019
Vancouver Island EMRG 1610/1611 - Reception Centres Sooke September 21, 2019
Vancouver Island EMRG 1615 - Registration & Referrals Saanichton October 5, 2019
Vancouver Island EMRG 1645 - Managing Walk in Disaster Volunteers Tahsis October 5, 2019
Vancouver Island EMRG 1612/1613 - Group Lodging Esquimalt  November 16, 2019
Vancouver Island EMRG 1645 - Managing Walk in Disaster Volunteers Colwood November 30, 2019
Vancouver Island EMRG 1624 - Resource Acquisition  Metchosin  January 18, 2019
Vancouver Island EMRG 1612/1613 - Group Lodging Campbell River February 1, 2020
Vancouver Island EMRG 1645 - Managing Walk in Disaster Volunteers Nanaimo February 22, 2020
Vancouver Island EMRG 1610/1611 - Reception Centres Victoria February 29, 2019
Vancouver Island EMRG 1615 - Registration & Referrals Juan de Fuca March 14, 2020
Vancouver Island EMRG 1615 - Registration & Referrals Lantzville November 23, 2019