Online Courses

Education at work

Take an Online Course

 

Sign up for an online career training course. All you need is:

  • An email address
  • A computer with sound and high speed Internet access (1 MBPS or better)
  • Basic computer knowledge

Public school employees are supported by the BCPSEA – an association that provides human resource services for the K-12 public education system. The following courses have been developed by the BCPSEA to help maintain healthy workplaces.


Awareness and Prevention of Harassment

All B.C. public school employees are required to complete training on workplace harassment awareness and prevention.

Register +


Attendance and Wellness

Learn strategies that supervisors or managers can use to support employee health and wellness on their team.

Register +

A course designed to help individuals prepare for the Canadian Pesticide Applicator Certification exam. Training is focused on the safe use of pesticides as well as pest control and prevention with minimal environmental impact.

Register +

A practical resource for anyone who is interested in domestic violence safety planning. Training includes current tools for effective safety planning that can be adapted to different circumstances.

Register +

These courses on food safety are designed for anyone who works in the food service industry. FOODSAFE courses can be used in B.C. and across Canada to meet the requirements for food safety training.

Please select the course below:

FOODSAFE Level 1 Mandatory instruction for food service employees. Course content covers food handling sanitation and worker safety, including food-borne illness, receiving and storing food, preparing food, serving food, cleaning and sanitizing.

Register +

 


FOODSAFE Level 1 Refresher A short refresher course designed for people who already have their FOODSAFE Level 1 certificate and would like to renew it. The course covers key safe food handling information including the causes of food-borne illness, receiving and storing food, serving food and cleaning and sanitizing.

Register +

 


Food Safety Basics A review of safe food handling practices intended for owners, supervisors or managers in food service who have already completed FOODSAFE Level 1 and have applied to take the a face-to-face FOODSAFE Level 2 course.

Register +

 


FOODSAFE Level 2 Instruction for anyone responsible for managing food safety in food service establishments (e.g. foodservice owners, managers, kitchen managers, or executive chefs). This course includes a short review of FOODSAFE Level 1 along with instruction on managing food safety and writing a food safety plan.

Register +


MarketSafe Online Learn about responsibilities and best practices for selling goods at your local market. This program provides training on food safety and safe food handling procedures for those involved with temporary markets (e.g. farmers' markets, artisan markets) – this includes market vendors, managers, farmers, food processors, and others who may make, bake or produce food products.

Register +
This online training is designed to help B.C. public sector employees understand how the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIPP) Act applies to their job.

Register +

This course provides basic information on the importance of identity proofing – the process of checking or authenticating that a customer's identity is valid.

Register +

This course is specifically designed for B.C. government contractors and service providers who have access to private information. It covers best practices for managing and sharing information as well as what to do if there's a privacy breach.

Register +

Training for B.C. public sector employees on the best practices and policies used for protecting personal and sensitive information.

Register +

This orientation training is for new B.C. school district staff only. It covers general health and safety topics as well as some specialized items for specific roles.

Please select from the courses below:

New Employee Health and Safety Orientation – General Staff This brief course is mandatory for new B.C. school district staff members to help ensure that all schools and other work environments stay healthy and safe.

Register +


New Employee Health and Safety Orientation – Teachers of a Specialty Subject This brief course is mandatory for all specialty subject teachers who are new to a B.C. school district. This training helps ensure that schools and other work environments stay healthy and safe.

Register +


New Employee Health and Safety Orientation – Custodial Maintenance This orientation is mandatory for maintenance, trades, grounds / facilities support, stores / receiving, and custodial staff who are new to a B.C. school district. Typically, these roles are responsible for tasks that involve technical equipment, chemicals or supplies. This training helps ensure that schools and other work environments stay healthy and safe.

Register +