Register for Upcoming Courses Available in Dawson City

Excel is Microsoft’s powerful and easy-to-use spreadsheet program. This course is intended to help all beginner computer users get up to speed with Excel quickly.

The Canadian Firearms Safety Course is a basic firearms safety training course for non-restricted firearms. The course is designed to give students a working knowledge of safe firearms handling and familiarity with the laws and procedures regarding firearms ownership in Canada.

Microsoft Excel Expert teaches students how to use a variety of intermediate and advanced features to merge workbooks, perform data analysis, and audit formulas in spreadsheets. Students also use summary functions, create PivotTables and PivotCharts, and work with macros.

The Canadian Firearms Safety Course is a basic firearms safety training course for non-restricted firearms. The course is designed to give students a working knowledge of safe firearms handling and familiarity with the laws and procedures regarding firearms ownership in Canada.

View the Calendar of Current Courses and Programs in Dawson City

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 


Online / Livestreamed Courses from the Northern Institute of Social Justice (NISJ) at Ayamdigut Campus:


Yukon First Nations (YFN) 101| Wed, Thurs, March 6, 7| 1:00pm - 4:30pm|$325 (+ gst) 

Developed to educate people about the culture and history of the First Nations Peoples of the Yukon, the cultural values shared among Yukon First Nations today and how to communicate respectfully with First Nations individuals and communities. This course has been vetted by the 14 Yukon First Nations.


Ethics of Helping| Tues, March 19| 9:00am - 4:30pm|$299 (+ gst) *early bird registration fee is $269 (+ gst) if you register before Feb 27

Delivered in partnership with Crisis Trauma Resource Institute (CTRI). It is very common for anyone working in the helping profession to encounter ethical dilemmas. Ethics are at the heart of competent and effective practice for anyone in the helping field, particularly when managing boundaries and relationships. This 1-day, introductory level workshop is designed to give you and your organization an opportunity to review common principles and standards for ethical practice that are relevant for your settings. You will practice using an ethical decision-making process to work through common areas of ethical concerns and leave with a stronger awareness of your own ethical base.


Beyond the Binary: The Evolution of Gender | Mon, March 25 | 10:00am - 11:00am|FREE  *Registration Deadline is March 18

Curious, hopeful and determined to support the folks in your life who identify as gender diverse? Or to just become a more informed and inclusive person? This webinar was designed to help educate and bring awareness to the ever-evolving world of gender. What once operated as a binary system has significantly evolved. As a result, some folks might be feeling confused, concerned about misinformation and desiring more knowledge. This webinar provides insights around terminology, ways to be inclusive and respectful, as well as some workplace considerations. And no matter what kind of an amazing human we are, mistakes are still going to happen. We'll explore how to manage these blunders and also explore some common curiosities that you might have.


Sit In My Puddle: The Art of Empathy| Thurs, March 28| 10:00am - 11:30pm|FREE

In this introductory-level workshop you will: Learn why solution-giving is not always what someone needs; Learn techniques for holding space for someone; Learn how to become more comfortable with 'just being' in the moment with the person; Better understand how allowing someone to sit in the uncomfortable (puddle) is actually what will move them forward.


Online / Livestreamed Courses from Continuing Studies at Ayamdigut Campus:


Project Management Essentials: Part 1| Mon - Wed, February 12 - 14| 9:00am - 5:00pm | $997.50 (+ gst)

Gain a comprehensive overview of project management techniques so that you can effectively plan, manage and control projects based on the standards of the Project Management Institute (PMI).


Project Management Essentials: Part 2| Thurs, Fri, February 15 - 16| 9:00am - 5:00pm | $997.50 (+ gst)

A continuation of Project Management Essentials: Part 1 with more advanced skill development based on the Project Management Institute (PMI) framework.


Project Management for Admin Professionals| Wed, Thurs, April 24, 25| 9:00am - 5:00pm | $997.50 (+ gst)

Designed for executive assistants and other administrative professionals, this course will help you discover how to apply project management processes for supporting multiple people and projects in a team setting. Learn how to plan, prioritize and manage projects on time, on budget, while meeting stakeholder expectations. This course will provide an opportunity to work on case studies within groups to provide insight into working with others and how to use the techniques presented to achieve a successful project outcome. Earn Professional Development Unit (PDU) credits from the Project Management Institute (PMI).


Project Management Professional / Certified Associate in Project Management Exam Certification Prep| Mon - Fri, February 26 - 28 and March 4 - 8 | 9:00am - 5:00pm | $1,997.50 (+ gst)

Industry-standard certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI). This five-day workshop prepares you to write the PMI Project Management Professional (PMP) or the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPC) certification exam and provides the required educational credits for new applications.


Available Face-To-Face at the Dawson Campus:


Standard First Aid / CPR-C| Tues, Wed, February 13 & 14| 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.


Emergency Medical Responder| Mon - Fri, February 15 - 29| 9:00am - 5:00pm|$1,200 (+ gst) 

This course provides the knowledge and skills necessary in an emergency to help sustain life, reduce pain, and minimize the consequences of injury or sudden illness. Emergency medical responder (EMR) is for those providing emergency response in a pre-hospital setting and in the workplace: firefighters, law-enforcement officers, workplace first attendant and emergency medical services personnel.

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


Standard First Aid / CPR-C| March/April (Tentative)| 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.


Class 7 Learner's Permit Prep| Mon - Thurs, February 19 - 22| 3:30 - 5:00pm|FREE

This course provides the knowledge and skills necessary in an emergency to help sustain life, reduce pain, and minimize the consequences of injury or sudden illness. Emergency medical responder (EMR) is for those providing emergency response in a pre-hospital setting and in the workplace: firefighters, law-enforcement officers, workplace first attendant and emergency medical services personnel.


Class 5 Driver's License| Mon - Fri, March 11 - 15| 10:00am - 2:00pm (In-Class) + additional on-on-one hours to be scheduled directly with the instruction (practical)|$1,300 + gst

This is a defensive driver program to orient new drivers to the responsibilities of driving, defensive driving techniques, evasive driving techniques and knowledge of basic skills. Successful completion of this training may reduce a driver's insurance rates and qualify high school students for accreditation. Participants must possess a valid Class 7 Learner's Permit (driver license).

NOTE: The remaining 4 hours of the course must be completed in Whitehorse (included in the course fee).


Defensive Driving| Thurs, March 14| 4:00 - 9:00pm|$250 + gst

The Canada Safety Council’s Defensive Driving Certificate Program is for those who have been ordered by the Court or Driver Control Board to take a “Remedial” DDC in order for them to recover their Driver’s License.  You can also use it for a reduction of 3 points on your driver abstract.  


Instructional Skills Workshop| Wed - Fri, March 20 - 22| 9:00am - 5:00pm|$150 + gst

Leigh Ayton and Fawn Fritzen from Aurora Workshops (in partnership with Learning Disabilities Association Yukon) will be in Dawson to help participants build their instruction and teaching practice.

This workshop is an opportunity to experiment with different ways of instructing and make mistakes with a supportive group of peers and facilitators! In this interactive three-day training, participants will explore and apply effective teaching strategies for adult learners.  This is for people who are experts in their field but have little or no training as adult educators.


Firearms Safety (Non-Restricted)| Sat, March 23| 8:30am - 5:30pm|$170 + gst

Topics covered in this course include: the evolution of firearms, major parts, types and actions; safe handling and carrying procedures; safe firing techniques; care of firearms; responsibilities of the firearms owner or user; and safe storage, display, transportation and handling of firearms.

Individuals must complete the course and pass a written and practical test to be eligible to apply for a firearm license.

Please bring your photo ID to the course.


Excel Level 1| Wed, Thurs, Fri | March 20, 21, 22, 27, 28 | 9am - 12pm|$250 + gst

Simplify spreadsheet creation with this beginner's course on Microsoft Excel! You'll start with a detailed introduction to the interface and get hands-on experience with various topics. Learn to use the Quick Access Toolbar and the Ribbon; enter text, numbers, dates and times; manipulate rows and columns; work with formulas; format your worksheets and add cell borders. By the end of this course, you'll be confident in using Excel to create user-friendly, efficient and professional spreadsheets.


Excel Level 2| Wed, Thurs, Fri | April 3, 4, 5, 10, 11 | 9am - 12pm|$250 + gst

Build on your Microsoft Excel skill set with the introduction of advanced functions. Level 2 will cover technical topics such as printing and previewing the workbook, moving and resizing charts, inserting screenshots, sorting by single-level data, sorting by multi-level data, and modifying and deleting named ranges. Troubleshooting and questions are encouraged!


Professional Minute-Taking| Wed, April 3 | 9:00am - 4:00pm|$125 + gst

Establish yourself as the minute-taking expert in your volunteer role or workplace! This one-day course covers meeting preparation, understanding various meeting types, and adapting to their specific goals and contexts. You'll learn to create well-structured agendas, identify the vital elements of excellent minutes, and employ valuable tips and tricks to enhance your minute-taking skill set. Through hands-on practice and provided templates, you'll refine your minute-taking and writing skills, ensuring efficiency and consistency in your role.


Airbrakes| Wed - Fri, April 3 - 5 (Tentative) | 8:30am - 5:00pm|$495 + gst

This classroom-based course is for those who want to operate vehicles equipped with air brakes. Students will be prepared to challenge the theory and practical test.

Successful completion leads to an Endorsement 15 on a Yukon license.


Class 3 Driver's License Prep| Mon, Wed, Fri |April 8, 10, 12 & 15, 17, 19| 3:30pm - 5:00pm|FREE

As part of YukonU’s Commercial Vehicles Pathways, this short course will cover the material in the Commercial Driver Handbook relevant to the Class 3 license. Through a combination of review and quizzes, students will gain the confidence to challenge the exam at the Territorial Agent.

NOTE: In order to be qualified to attain a Class 3 license, the driver must be over the age of 18 years and have full-privilege Class 5 license. 


Class 3 Driver's License| Mon - Fri, April 15 - 30| Time TBA (In-Class) + additional on-on-one hours to be scheduled directly with the instruction (practical)|$2,700 + gst

This in-truck training is for those who want to gain experience driving class 3 vehicles. These 15 hours of one-on-one practical training prepares qualified students to take the road test with a YG driver examiner.

NOTE: Participants must complete class 3 written knowledge beginners test at YG Motor Vehicles branch prior to starting this training.


Firearms Safety (Non-Restricted)| Sat, April 13| 8:30am - 5:30pm|$170 + gst

Topics covered in this course include: the evolution of firearms, major parts, types and actions; safe handling and carrying procedures; safe firing techniques; care of firearms; responsibilities of the firearms owner or user; and safe storage, display, transportation and handling of firearms.

Individuals must complete the course and pass a written and practical test to be eligible to apply for a firearm license.

Please bring your photo ID to the course.


Firearms Safety (Restricted)| Sat, April 27| 8:30am - 5:30pm|$170 + gst

Topics covered in this course include: the evolution of firearms, major parts, types and actions; safe handling and carrying procedures; safe firing techniques; care of firearms; responsibilities of the firearms owner or user; and safe storage, display, transportation and handling of firearms.

Individuals must have a valid PAL to be eligible for this course. 

Please bring your photo ID to the course.


Foodsafe Safe Level 1| April, Date TBD| 9:00am - 5:00pm|TBD

FOODSAFE Level 1 is a food handling, sanitation and work safety course designed for front line food service workers such as cooks, servers, bussers, dishwashers, and deli workers. The course covers important food safety and worker safety information including foodborne illness, receiving and storing food, preparing food, serving food, cleaning and sanitizing.


Confined Space| May 6 - 9 (Tentative) | 9:00am - 5:00pm|$350 +gst

This two day course allows you to gain knowledge in Yukon legislation. Terms and their definitions as well as roles and responsibilities. Through both theory and practical components you will discuss how to create a confined space entry plan, equipment needed, hazards and non-entry rescues.

Equipment needed: CSA approved steel toed boots.


Fall Protection| Thurs, May 16 | 9:00am - 5:00pm|$350 + 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!


TDG & WHMIS| Fri, May 17 | 9:00am - 12:00pm& 1:00pm - 4:00pm|$125 + gst per course

Ensure you know how to properly read and understand labels, identifiers, and material safety and data sheets as you explore the responsibilities of suppliers, importers, distributors, employees and employers. Protect yourself and the public by learning how to avoid dangerous accidents and understanding your responsibilities as a shipper/handler. Earn certificates in the process. 


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

 
Contacts

Ashley Doiron
Manager, Programs and Courses
Community Education and Development - Northern
867 993 7716
adoiron@yukonu.ca

John McDonald
Instructor / Coordinator
Community Education and Development - Northern
867 993 8801
jmcdonald@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
(closed on statutory holidays and weekends)

Campus Hub
When we are not running courses, we are happy to welcome students and community members to our Campus Hub (situated downstairs) where they can use our internet, computers and space for course work, research, communications, etc.

The public computers are accessible during office hours, but technical assistance / printing is only available when our Administrative Assistant is working at the reception desk. 

Room Bookings / Rentals
We have a selection of office and classroom spaces that can be adapted into small meeting rooms. Room availability, reservations and fee information is provided at our reception desk.

Tr’odëk Hätr’unohtän Zho
Dawson City Community Campus 
Box 313, 982 3rd Avenue
Dawson City, Y0B 1G0

dawsoncampus@yukonu.ca


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

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