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.

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Investigate a manager's role in helping staff to achieve results through effective communication approaches.

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CRN: 90779

Discover ways to improve interpersonal influence within groups and teams. You will explore what makes a healthy group/team, how groups develop and how to work through workplace dynamics within groups.

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CRN: 90780

Comprehensive 14 hour course delivered in your choice of a 2 day in class setting or blended learning (self-paced for up to 30 days with the last day in a classroom).

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CRN: 90909

This course is required if you wish to qualify to apply for or renew your Posession Firearms Acquisition License. Includes safe handling and storage of firearms, safe field conduct, legislation and regulations, student handbook, legislative pamphlets and other relevant materials.

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CRN: 90859
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.

Upcoming Programs:

Contact the campus for information on current and upcoming programs.
Available online from the Northern Institute of Social Justice (NISJ) & Continuing Education at Ayamdigut Campus

Yukon First Nations 101 (Oct 20th or Nov 24th ) https://www.yukonu.ca/programs/courses/yfn-001


Available face-to-face at the Dawson Campus:

Canadian Firearm Safety| Sat, Sept 25| 8:30am-5:30pm | $170 + gst 

This course is required if you wish to qualify to apply for or renew your Possession Firearms Acquisition License. Includes safe handling and storage of firearms, safe field conduct, legislation and regulations, student handbook, legislative pamphlets and other relevant materials. Examination fees are included. There is no minimum age for enrolment although the age requirement to apply for the PFAL is 18 years.

Register before Friday, Sept 24th  


Canadian Firearm Safety| Sat, Oct 2| 8:30am-5:30pm | $170 + gst 

This course is required if you wish to qualify to apply for or renew your Possession Firearms Acquisition License. Includes safe handling and storage of firearms, safe field conduct, legislation and regulations, student handbook, legislative pamphlets and other relevant materials. Examination fees are included. There is no minimum age for enrolment although the age requirement to apply for the PFAL is 18 years.

Register before Friday, Oct 1st 


Standard First Aid / CPR-C| Tues, Wed, Oct 6,7| 9:00am-5:00pm | $250 (no gst)

Comprehensive two-day course offering 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. Course meets legislative requirements for provincial/territorial worker safety and insurance boards and includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines. Instructed by Red Cross instructor Jesse Cooke. 

Register before Friday, Oct 1st


Excel 1| Wed, Thurs, Fri, Oct 6-8| 9:00am-12:00pm | price tbd

(course description to come)

Register before Friday, Oct 1st 


Excel 2| Wed, Thurs, Fri, Oct 13-15| 9:00am-12:00pm | price tbd

(course description to come)

Register before Friday, Oct 1st 


Skillful Manager: Motivating Your Staff - Bring Out Their Best| Tues, Wed, Oct 12+13| 9:00am-5:00pm | $935 + gst 

What motivates people at work? Investigate a manager's role in helping staff to achieve results through effective communication approaches. Instructed by Dr. Lyn Hartley. 

Register before Friday, Oct 8th 


Skillful Manager: Trustworthy Teams - Unleash the Capacity of Groups| Thurs, Fri, Oct 14+15| 9:00am-5:00pm | $935 + gst 

Discover ways to improve interpersonal influence within groups and teams. You will explore what makes a healthy group/team, how groups develop and how to work through workplace dynamics within groups. Instructed by Dr. Lyn Hartley. 

Register before Friday, Oct 8th 

 


Standard First Aid / CPR-C Recertification| Thurs, Oct 21 | 9:00am-5:00pm | $160 (no gst)

Comprehensive one-day course offering 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. Course meets legislation requirements for provincial/territorial worker safety and insurance boards and includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines. Instructed by Red Cross instructor Saskia Robbins. 

Register before Friday, Oct 15th 


Stay Safe| Sat, Oct 23 | 10:00am-4:00pm | $95 (no gst)

Real-world scenarios often call on children to respond to challenges. The Stay Safe! program teaches applicable and age-appropriate skills, while increasing and reinforcing a youth’s capacity to improve his or her own safety. Whether in their community or on their own, this group will be given better tools to Stay Safe! in a variety of different situations.

Register before Monday, Oct 18th 


Fall Protection| Wed, Oct 27 | 8:30am-4:30pm | price tbd 

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 Friday, Oct 22nd

 


Confined Space Entry| Thurs, Oct 28 | 8:30am-4:30pm | price tbd 

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 Friday, Oct 22nd


WHIMIS| Friday, Oct 29 | 8:30am- 12:30| price tbd 

Maintain current WHMIS training requirements and protect yourself against controlled products and hazardous materials at work. 

Register before Friday, Oct 22nd


Transportation of Dangerous Goods| Friday, Oct 29 | 1:30pm- 5:30pm| price tbd 

Legislation requires all people involved with transporting dangerous goods to learn the skills and principles taught in this course. Protect yourself and the public by learning how to avoid dangerous accidents and understanding your responsibilities as a shipper/handler. Earn a TDG certificate (clear language edition) in the process.

Register before Friday, Oct 22nd


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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