Course Catalog

The training you need when you need it
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Our catalog contains over 752 discrete skills courses. To make things easier, we organize our skills courses into the core skill groups. You will find a comprehensive selection of technical courses and vocational certificate programs that help fill high-demand occupations in industries critical to our economy such as manufacturing, aerospace, apparel, agriculture, food and beverage, construction, and tourism and hospitality.

Courses by Subject

Manufacturing Courses

Advanced Manufacturing Technician

The Advanced Manufacturing Technician program is a 7-week online program designed to help students gain the skills and...

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Drafting & CAD Technician

The Drafting & CAD Technician program is a 7 week online program designed to help students gain the skills and...

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Introduction to Tool Making

The Introduction to Tool Making program is an 11 week online program designed to help students gain the skills and...

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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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CNC Lathe Production Technician

The CNC Lathe Production Techncian certificate program is a 9 week online program designed to help you gain the skills...

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CNC Machining Centre Production Technician

The CNC Lathe Production Technician program is a 9-week online program designed to help students gain the skills and...

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Mechatronics & Industrial Automation Technician

The Mechatronics & Industrial Automation Technician program is a 9 week program designed to help students develop...

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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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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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Fall, Scissor, Boom Lift

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

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Asbestos Awareness & Abatement Level 1

The Asbestos Awareness & Abatement Level 1 is an 8-hour online course designed to help students gain the knowledge...

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Asbestos Awareness & Abatement Level 2

The Asbestos Awareness & Abatement Level 2 is an 8-hour plus 2-3 hr in person skills assessment hybrid course...

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Asbestos Awareness & Abatement Level 3

Tailored for individuals overseeing asbestos-related tasks, such as Supervisors, Managers, Site Superintendents, 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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Food Safety Training Program

The Food Safety Training program primarily focuses on ensuring the well-being of consumers, preventing food-borne...

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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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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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Fall Protection

Gain essential skills in fall protection to safeguard yourself and others in elevated workspaces. This comprehensive...

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Scissor and Boom Lift Training

This specialized training course provides comprehensive instruction on the safe operation of scissor lifts and boom...

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Workforce Quality Courses

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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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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Six Sigma

Lean Six Sigma is a process management method that improves efficiency, reduces waste, and increases quality in...

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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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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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Time Management

Do you feel like you need an extra 2,3 or 4 hours a day to get your work done? Do you ever wonder how some people manage...

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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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Lean

Lean manufacturing or Lean production is a systematic method for reducing waste without sacrificing production within a...

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Communication

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

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Aerospace Courses

Aerospace Electrical Assembly Technician

The Aerospace Electrical Assembly Technician program is a 14 week online program designed to help students gain the...

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Aerospace Structures Technician

The Aerospace Structures Technician certificate program is a 12 week online program designed to help you gain the skills...

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Vehicle Operation Courses

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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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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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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