Continuing Studies Courses & Workshops

Browse through courses and workshops offered by UNBC continuing studies.

  • Advanced Forest Road Deactivation

    Natural Resources
    Course

    This three-day class and field course focuses on road deactivation assessments and prescriptions. Research has shown that many landslides occur due to problems associated with forest road deactivation. This is...

  • Advances in Land Reclamation: From Theory to Practice

    Natural Resources
    Course

    Reclamation is an essential part of many natural resource industry and/or development works, from mining to road construction. This two-day course is a study of advanced topics in reclamation geared towards...

  • Biomass Combustion Safety in Industry

    Natural Resources
    Course

    The Biomass Combustion Safety in Industry course educates owners, operators, emergency personnel and regulators of the risks involved with industrial equipment that produces synthetic gas (syngas, otherwise...

  • Ecological Field Data Collection

    Natural Resources
    Course

    The purpose of this three-day field and class based course is to introduce forestry practitioners to the theory and practice of Biogeoclimatic Ecosystem Classification (BEC). Participants will learn basic BEC...

  • Forest Road Construction

    Natural Resources
    Course

    This 3 day classroom course covers practical forest road applications and techniques and includes seven modules: 1. Construction Surveys 2. Subgrade Construction 3. Drainage Structures 4. Surfacing 5....

  • Introduction to Forest Road Bridge Field Inspections

    Natural Resources
    Course

    The purpose of this one-day workshop is to equip participants with the skills and knowledge required to make preliminary forest road bridge safety and maintenance inspections. This classroom and field-based...

  • Introduction to Prospecting

    Natural Resources
    Course

    Prospecting and the prospector are central to the discovery of new mineral occurrences and eventually of mines. Prospectors learn to recognize potential mineral deposits, and conduct basic initial exploration...

  • Jet Boat Safety Course

    Natural Resources
    Course

    This two-day Jet Boat Safety course will provide participants with specific skills and knowledge that will allow them to make an informed decision about their own safety, the safety of any crew members, as...

  • S-100: Basic Fire Suppression and Safety (Class/Field)

    Natural Resources
    Course

    ​This two-day workshop introduces participants to the basic techniques, processes and procedures required for entry level Type 2 contract wildland firefighting. Its purpose is to equip potential firefighters...

  • Safe and Effective Electrofishing Certificate

    Natural Resources
    Certificate, Certificate Course

    Electrofishing is a common scientific survey method used to sample fish populations to determine abundance, density, and species composition. This course introduces participants to safe and effective backpack...

  • Spruce Beetle Ground Surveying

    Natural Resources
    Course

    With increasing spruce beetle caused mortality in British Columbia’s central interior there is a need to increase knowledge of the beetle and ensure that ground detection crews are proficient in survey methods...

  • Using Tablets in the Field

    Natural Resources
    Course

    Get the most out of your mobile device. The tablet has become an indispensable piece of field equipment allowing us to efficiently gather field data, access information, prepare data for reporting and...