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Industry Skills Training & Certification

Preferred Training Provider for Canadian Industry

Northwest Skills Institute



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From online courses to instructor training plans, all your training needs are covered with our comprehensive training system. In addition, our specialized team of curriculum developers, instructors, and subject matter experts can create and deliver specialized and customized training for any industry.

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Other Essential Skills for a Stronger Industry

Safety & Compliance Courses

Joint Health and Safety Committee Training (JHSC)

The Joint Health and Safety Committee training for BC is an 8 hour online course. The training is designed to introduce...

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Forklift Operator Safety Training

Following the Occupational Health and Safety Guidelines outlined in the CSA B335-15 (R2020) Standard, our on-site...

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Fall, Scissor, Boom Lift

This series of one-day intensive courses offers participants specialized training in fall protection, aerial scissor...

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Counterbalanced Forklift Theory Program

The Counterbalanced Forklift Theory Program is a 2 ½ hour long online forklift certification theory training for...

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Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

This course meets the requirements set out in Sections 5.5 – 5.7 of British Columbia’s OHS Regulation WHMIS stands...

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Confined Space Awareness

Confined space work involves some of the most critical hazards in workplaces today. Hazards in confined spaces can...

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Workforce Quality Courses

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Workshop

In a world where perspectives on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) often seem polarized and predetermined, our...

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Project Management

This comprehensive course, integrating project management, time management, technology management, and stress...

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Administrative Professional Certificate: Level 1

The Administrative Professional Certificate: Level 1 is designed to equip individuals with essential skills and...

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Administrative Professional Certificate: Level 2

The Administrative Professional Certificate: Level 2 builds upon foundational skills and introduces more complex...

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Administrative Professional Certificate: Level 3

The Administrative Professional Certificate: Level 3 is the advanced tier of the administrative professional series,...

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Communicating with co-workers, customers and clients is an important part of everyone’s work. How well we communicate...

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Customer Service

Learn about topics such as identifying and meeting customer needs, building customer relationships, respecting diversity...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Training Program

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) are critical in the workplace and contributes to the overall success and...

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Drug & Alcohol Awareness

The Drug & Alcohol Awareness: Staying Fit for Work course is a 3-hour workshop designed to help workers develop an...

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Team Building

Training your employees in team building strategies can translate into real benefits for your organization? Studies have...

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Manufacturing Courses

Composite Manufacturing & Repair Technician

The Composite Manufacturing & Repair Technician certificate program is an 8 week online program designed to help you...

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Quality Assurance Technician

The Quality Assurance Technician certificate program is a 9 week online program designed to help you gain the skills and...

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Preparing you for success

The Northwest Skills Institute is an industry focused training organization.

Our programs are geared specifically for industry, making students more qualified and READY FOR WORK.

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It's time to upskill your employees and solve your workforce problems.

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Trusted by companies looking to develop highly skilled workers

Manufacturing BC
Discover Tours
Print Forward
Mission Community
BC Food & Beverage
Go Industrial
Great Little Box Company
BC Apparel & Gear
Mustang Survival
Red Wood Rubber

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