Upcoming courses available in Dawson City

This 27 hour course is designed to prepare you to write your Environmental Operators Certification Program (EOCP) exam for Water Treatment Level 1 or 2. You will go at your own pace through online modules and you will have access to an instructor to answer any questions you may have.

In this course, students explore the written and oral skills needed to communicate in diverse organizational and cultural contexts.

The goal of COMP 161 is for students to become independent and effective computer application users, in both their current studies and future careers. The course will provide students with hands-on interaction with common applications for analysis and problem-solving.

This course provides students with a basic understanding of various theories of child development relevant to facilitating growth and development of the whole child during the first six years of life.

Students will develop essential literary techniques and essay writing skills. Selected works of 20th Century Canadian authors will be studied.
Prerequisite(s): Minimum grade of B- in ENGL 050 or English 11 or suitable score in writing assessment with permission of instructor.

This course introduces students to critical reading, critical thinking, and academic writing through the study and application of the principles of university-level discourse.

This course introduces students to critical reading, critical thinking, and academic writing through the study and application of the principles of university-level discourse.

Students examine a number of persistent themes and dilemmas expressed in contemporary environmental thinking. Selected readings help students develop an appreciation of historic and cultural perspectives as they relate to environmental thought.

This course examines Yukon First Nations history, culture and governance. Topics covered include pre-contact cultures of Yukon, subsistence economies, social and political organizations, cultural expressions, and cultural protocols.

This course examines Yukon First Nations history, culture and governance. Topics covered include pre-contact cultures of Yukon, subsistence economies, social and political organizations, cultural expressions, and cultural protocols.

This is a first course in Statistics. The objective of the course is for students to gain a good intuitive understanding of statistical principles and methods.

This course introduces the theory behind mass media communication. Students will explore successful communication strategies and develop the theoretical foundation needed to understand mass media communication and to conduct effective communications research in the real world.

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:

Yukon First Nations 101 (June 29) $325.00 
https://www.yukonu.ca/programs/courses/yfn-001 


Available face-to-face at the Dawson Campus:

Standard First Aid / CPR-C Recert| Wed, June 8| 9:00am - 5:00pm|$160 (no gst) 

Update and recertify your Standard First Aid/CPR-C certification in this eight-hour course. This comprehensive 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.

Prerequisite: current Standard First Aid/CPR-C certification.


Standard First Aid / CPR-C| Thurs, Fri, June 9-10| 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.


Standard First Aid / CPR-C| Thurs, Fri, June 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.


English Conversation Group  On Hiatus Until Fall 2022 

Your opportunity to practice and brush up on your English and meet new people, from different backgrounds and cultures. Led by Sérgio Borges, Alex Pysklywec, and Lewis Misen. 

Location  :  YukonU Dawson Campus

If you have any questions for the hosts, you can contact them at 1-236-986-9094 (Lewis), 1-867-993-3913 (Sergio), and 1-514-554-5223 (Alex)


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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