In response to COVID-19, anyone accessing the Dawson Campus facilities should be prepared to follow COVID-19 safety procedures. This includes using hand sanitizer and a non-medical/surgical face mask upon entry to the facility. Individuals should self-screen and stay home if they are experiencing any of the key symptoms of COVID-19. The downstairs Learning HUB is currently available to the public for computer use.

Beginning February 18, 2022, everyone accessing the campus services and/or attending courses at a YukonU campus in-person must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. By registering for a course occurring after this date, you are attesting to meeting this requirement and agreeing to carry and produce proof of your vaccination status if asked to do so while on campus during the course. For more details please visit our COVID-19 webpage.

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Carpentry Apprentice Training Level I is an 8-week program offered through YTG Department of Advanced Education at Yukon College each year. Students must be registered apprentices to attend this program.

Start date:
CRN: 20300

This course provides instruction in the traditional arts of moose hair and caribou hair tufting, porcupine quill work, and fish scale art. Instruction will include the collection, cleaning, dyeing and storing of these natural materials and the tools and supplies required for each art form.

Start date:
CRN: 20143

To build on their artistic skills, students will apply the knowledge, skills, and techniques learned in the program’s art courses to design and construct a variety of products and small crafts. Emphasis will be placed on product development for the marketplace.

Start date:
CRN: 20165

This 560 hour hands-on program provides the theory and skills necessary for graduates to safely work in a mine setting.

Start date:
CRN: 20279
Upcoming Courses and Programs

Due to COVID-19 safety requirements, the Dawson Campus is delivering courses with smaller class sizes and are filling up quite quickly as a result. Registrations are processed on a first come (with payment), first served basis. A 5-day cancellation policy is in effect, unless otherwise stated. 

To Register: Call 867-993-8800 or email dawsoncampus@yukonu.ca 

Before You Register: Beginning February 18, 2022, everyone attending courses at a YukonU campus in-person must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. By registering for a course occurring after this date, you are attesting to meeting this requirement and agreeing to carry and produce proof of your vaccination status if asked to do so while on campus during the course. For more details please visit our COVID-19 webpage.


Available online from the Northern Institute of Social Justice (NISJ) & Continuing Education at Ayamdigut Campus:

Become Suicide Aware. Notice. Act. Connect (Jan 13, 2022) https://www.yukonu.ca/programs/courses/just-ce110 

Caregiving During Crisis. (Jan 19, 2022) https://www.yukonu.ca/programs/courses/just-ce104 

Responding With Resilience (Jan 20, 2022) https://www.yukonu.ca/programs/courses/just-ce114 

Caregiving Through Loss and Grief - For Frontline Professionals and Family Caregivers (Jan 26 2022) https://www.yukonu.ca/programs/courses/just-ce106

Depression - Practical Intervention Strategies (Jan 27 2022) https://www.yukonu.ca/programs/courses/just-ce89

Building Resilience in Children - Creative Strategies for Helping (Feb 2 2022) https://www.yukonu.ca/programs/courses/just-ce117

Mindful Self-Compassion (Feb 3 2022) https://www.yukonu.ca/programs/courses/just-ce107

Talking Tough (Topics) (Feb 17 2022) https://www.yukonu.ca/programs/courses/just-ce112 

Coping During Crisis (Feb 23 2022) https://www.yukonu.ca/programs/courses/just-ce103

Wellness Strategies - Stress, Compassion Fatigue, Resilience (March 2 2022) https://www.yukonu.ca/programs/courses/just-ce119

Sit in My Puddle (March 10 2022) https://www.yukonu.ca/programs/courses/just-ce111


Available face-to-face at the Dawson Campus:

Yukon Tech Roadshow|Monday - Friday, Jan 17-21| 10:00am - 5:00pm|Free! 

Computer Maintenance: Jan 17-19: Taking a few precautions and performing some basic maintenance can help you keep your computers in tiptop shape for many years of happy computing. This module is about prevention. We will discuss the different types of backups, when to use them and demonstrate how to use the built-in backup software on your devices. We will also look at multiple best practices such as storage sense, offloading, uninstalling, start-up apps, battery case, cases, screen protectors and warranties. 

Online Banking: Jan 20-21: Online banking and shopping have exploded in the past decade and thanks in no small part to COVID-19. This module will cover how to keep your money safe while online shopping, and common online banking tasks like sending an eTransfer, setting up auto deposit, paying bills, moving money between your accounts and more. In addition, we will go over how to safely find helpful websites, how to use Google to make your searches more relevant to your issues and visit a couple well known help websites. This Tech Talk aims to make you more self-reliant when it comes to using modern technology.

Made possible with the help of Yukon Learn.

Register before Wednesday, Jan 12th 


Fall Protection|Saturday, Jan 22| 8:30am-4:30pm|$195 + gst

Learn how to work with fall protection equipment in this intensive, one-day course. Gain exposure to multiple protection systems and regulations as you explore how to inspect and properly care for specialized equipment designed to keep you safe.

Register before Wednesday, Jan 19th 


Confined Space Entry|Sunday, Jan 23| 8:30am-4:30pm|$195 + gst

Learn how to maintain productivity, reduce injuries and save lives by recognizing confined spaces and the hazards involved with them. If you are an industrial worker called upon to work in or around confined spaces, this course will give you the understanding and rules behind safe confined space entry operations.

Register before Wednesday, Jan 19th 


Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training | Thurs, Fri, Feb 3-4| 9:00am - 5:00pm| $355 + gst 

ASIST is a two-day, skill-building workshop that prepares caregivers of all kinds to provide suicide first aid interventions. Professionals, volunteers and informal helpers all need to know how to help persons with thoughts of suicide in ways that increase their suicide safety. As an ASIST-trained first aid intervention caregiver, you will be better able to: Identify people who have thoughts of suicide; understand how your beliefs and attitudes can affect suicide interventions; seek a shared understanding of the reasons for thoughts of suicide and the reasons for living; review current risk and develop a plan to increase safety from suicidal behavior for an agreed amount of time; follow up on all safety commitments, accessing further help as needed.

Made possible with the help of the City of Dawson Community Grant and the Dawson Community Campus Committee.

Register before Friday, Jan 28th 


Wallet Wisdom: an Intermediate Guide to Financial Literacy| Tues-Fri, Feb 8-11| 1:00pm - 5:00pm| Free! 

Welcome to Wallet Wisdom! A series of related workshops on various aspects of personal financial management.  Participants will gain a better understanding of financial concepts, practices, and opportunities and use them to their benefit. The units will be presented as a course to follow on concepts:

  • Financial tools: special vocabulary, math, and record-keeping useful for personal money management
  • Fundamentals of personal finance: income, debt, saving, and budgets
  • Beyond saving: types of investments, registered plans (RRSP etc.)
  • Understanding investing: investing strategies, advice and agents, DIY and on-line investing
  • The others in your life:  Insurance, wills, and community activities
  • Taxes: a guided walk through the T-1 General Income Tax form

Made possible with the help of Yukon Learn.

Register before Wednesday, Feb 2nd 


Proposal Writing| Thurs-Fri, Feb 17-18| 9:00am - 4:00pm, 9:00am-1:00pm| $585 + gst 

Join an experienced proposal writer in this 1.5-day course on the fundamentals of writing a successful proposal. The purpose is to provide you with relevant and practical skills and tools for writing successful project or funding proposals. Instructed by Katelyn Friendship of Raven Quest Consulting. Learning objectives: 

  • To learn and understand what different funders look for in writing proposals and applications
  • To learn how to prepare and identify steps in proposal planning and writing
  • To look at the common elements that are required by funders, such as budget, project description, timelines, and objectives.
  • To understand how to close the loop, by successfully completing funder requirements at project end, such as evaluation and reporting, including financial reporting.

Register before Friday, Feb 4th 

 


Standard First Aid / CPR-C| Wed, Thurs, Feb 23-24| 9:00am - 5:00pm|$250 (no gst) 

Comprehensive 14 hour course offers first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for those who need training due to work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at home. Includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines. Meets federal and a variety of provincial/territorial regulations for Standard First Aid and CPR. Exceeds competitors' standards by including injury prevention content, CPR and AED.

Register before Friday, Feb 18th 


Skillful Manager Seminar: Managing From Your Strengths- Build on Your Best| Tues- Wed, Mar 22-23| 9:00am - 5:00pm|$815 + gst 

The Skillful Manager is a series of 2 day seminars for both aspiring and experienced supervisors and managers which provides skills and tools for optimizing productivity and engagement in the Yukon workplace. These seminars are relevant for employees across all sectors in small companies, corporations, and governments. 

Increase awareness of personal strengths and your natural working style. You will use an assessment tool to identify personal strengths at work and explore ways to identify approaches to manage their strengths and shadows. Develop a learning plan that identifies areas of deliberate development.

Register before Friday, Mar 11th 


Skillful Manager Seminar: Navigating Difficult Conversations| Thurs-Fri, Mar 24-25| 9:00am - 5:00pm|$815 + gst 

The Skillful Manager is a series of 2 day seminars for both aspiring and experienced supervisors and managers which provides skills and tools for optimizing productivity and engagement in the Yukon workplace. These seminars are relevant for employees across all sectors in small companies, corporations, and governments. 

Explore ways to work through conflict and resolve workplace tensions. Emphasis will be on developing skills for effectively approaching difficult conversations in ways that are congruent to an individual's natural style. We will use this knowledge to help you navigate conflict situations for yourself and successfully coach others

Register before Friday, Mar 11th 

 


Supportive distance learning in Dawson City

Distance learning, or online learning, provides students with access to class instruction over the Internet, rather than in a classroom. There are a variety of options, allowing you to study full or part-time via distance.

Learn more about distance learning

Programs offered via distance learning

 
Contact and hours

John McDonald

Instructor/Coordinator -- Dawson City Community Campus

Community Education and Development - Northern

 

Marie-Claire Findlay-Brook
Liaison/Coordinator - Dawson City Community Campus 
Community Education and Development - Northern
867 993 7716
m.findlaybrook@yukonu.ca

Marcia Jordan
Administrative Assistant
Community Education and Development - Northern
867 993 8800
mjordan@yukonu.ca

Campus hours & location

Monday to Friday
8:30am - 5:00pm

When we aren't running courses, we are happy to welcome students and community members to use our internet, computers and office space for course work, creative work, etc. We also have many spaces that can be adapted into small meeting rooms. Just make sure you follow our covid regulations and we'll find a nice space for you to work out of. See you soon!

The public computer lab is open during office hours, but technical assistance/printing is only available from 12-3. 

Dawson City Community Campus 
Box 313, 982 3rd Avenue
Dawson City, Y0B 1G0


We acknowledge that we are teaching and learning on the traditional territory of the Tr’ondek Hwëch’in.

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