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In this course, the student will connect with the community through job sharing, work experience or a community project either undertaken individually or in collaboration with other students.

In Community Connections 2 the student will build on connections formed in Level 1 and/or on experiences that will enhance skills required for a chosen career field.

In Community Connections 3, the student will build on connections formed in Level 2 and/or on experiences that will enhance skills required for a chosen career field.

 

Hours: 6

Price: $100

An introduction to fundamental accounting principles and terminology including: debits, credits, assets, liabilities, equity, revenue, and expenses. 

Note: Bring your own calculator.

Times:
  • SMI Nov 5 - Nov 7 (Mo/We) 6:30-9:30pm

 

Hours: 24

Price: $119

Teams are becoming a staple in today’s workplace. In this course, you’ll learn the components of a successful team and the stages of its development. You’ll master the skills you’ll need to effectively manage projects, make decisions, and solve problems in a team...

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  • Online at www.ed2go.com/nwcc

Participants will study the history of tourism and adventure travel and will examine some of the trends, challenges, realities, and ethical dilemmas the adventure/Eco-tourism industries now face. A study of the complexity and diversity of the industry will reveal some of the main legal and safety issues faced by operators in this highly...

This course is intended to provide the student with the essential leadership and people skills required for the delivery of a safe, professional and satisfying adventure product. Adventure Tourism guides must often take on several roles in their daily work. They are required to be not only proficient at their technical skills, but also; a team...

This course addresses the relationship between tourism activity and conservation issues, with special attention to the impact of adventure tourism in natural settings. Through a variety of readings, discussions, and field experiences, students will develop a perspective on the ethical issues related to environmental stewardship, and will...

This course introduces the principles and skills needed to conduct quality interpretation programs with specific emphasis on sensitivity towards cross-cultural interpretation. Through the application of interpretation principles to British Columbia’s coastal heritage, and through a variety of in-class and in-the-field experiences, a general...

This course teaches the fundamentals of land based navigation using the skills of reading the terrain, map reading and use of a compass. It is intended to introduce the students to these principles to create a foundation for the marine navigation topic area contained within the Power Boat Operator. It is worth noting that Orienteering is a...

This course focuses on fundamental sea kayak leadership, paddling, rescue and teaching skills. It is intended to introduce the students to these techniques so that they may eventually meet the industry standards as outlined by the Sea Kayaking Guides Alliance of BC, and Association of Canadian Sea Kayaking Guides and assist in guiding kayak...

This course will prepare the student with the requirements expected of an entry level fishing guide as well as employment with whale watching and other power boat charters and operators within the adventure tourism sector. Despite a continuing change, sport fishing remains a significant sector within the tourism industry. This sector includes...

This course is aimed at students who wish to know more about maintenance and repair of outboard motors up to 70 h.p. 

This course contains the fundamentals of trip preparation and logistics, essential for planning, embarking and returning from any overnight wilderness trip. It is intended to introduce the students to the necessity of well organized trip preparation and the safety margin created not only for a trip without incident but also in the event of an...

This course has been designed for the operator of any small commercial vessel such as a charter boat, crew boat or water taxi and contains fundamental skills for the mariner such as Marine Navigation and therefore is directly applicable to the student in the Coastal Eco-Adventure Tourism program.

This course is designed to provide students with the theory and practical experience required to meet the Basic Cruising Standard of the Canadian Yachting Association.

Bronze Cross teaches the distinction between lifesaving and life guarding, emergency procedure principles and teamwork. Candidates learn to rescue a victim with a suspected or actual spinal injury and a victim with no pulse. Bronze Cross is a prerequisite for many other training programs in the Adventure Tourism Industry as employment...

Through participation in a work experience placement with a host adventure tourism operation, participants are provided with the opportunity to demonstrate the skills and knowledge base gained throughout the training period. As part of the mentor role, the employer will be charged with the responsibility of creating and monitoring a meaningful...

These days, creating a website is so easy almost anyone can do it. But with all the competition on the Web, creating a site that’s effective is more challenging than ever. To do that, you need to employ good design principles. Regardless of your current skills or level of knowledge, in this course you’ll master the basics of Web design and...

Got an old computer that’s too good to throw away? Give it new life with Linux. Linux is a freely distributed operating system with software that has the potential to rival the great software monopoly. Students will learn to download, install, use, and maintain their own Linux systems on a variety of computers.

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Times:
  • SMI Oct 7-16 (Tu/Th) 6-9pm
  • TER Feb 24-Mar 5 (2015) (Tu/Th) 6-9pm

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