Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

General Interest

 

Roadside Emergency Preparedness- XDRV 0200
Having your vehicle break down can be a stressful experience, especially if you are unprepared for what to do next. Proper planning and preparedness is key to being ready in a roadside emergency event. This 6-hour workshop will walk you through tips on how to handle that roadside emergency scenario as well as tire health, tire pressure checks, uneven tread wear (what could it mean?), changing a flat tire, looking under the hood, checking fluid levels, engine oil, brakes, power steering, automatic transmission, coolant, condition of belts and hoses, and radiator airflow.

Fee: $150 (+ roadside emergency kit to take home)
Date: Call or email to have your name placed on an interest list.


FREE Bike Maintenance Clinic- XADV 0530
Get prepared for a new year of biking.  Bike enthusiast Kevin Aitken will go over some of the basics- and not-so-basics-of bike maintenance, and Marg Hohner will bring an electric bike for people to demo. 

Requirements: bring your own bike to work on
Fee: Free- limited seating capacity, registration is required
Date:Call or email to have your name placed on an interest list.


Plant Grafting and Pruning
In this course you will learn to create fruit trees that can bear a variety of different fruits. Participants will get the opportunity to practice grafting and master the process by the end of class. We will also discover different pruning techniques and learn the theory of winter fruit tree pruning.

Fee: $150
Date: Call or email to have your name placed on an interest list.


Business Communications 1
Focus on correct English usage in a business environment and provide a comprehensive review of grammar, punctuation, and style, as well as spelling and vocabulary development. 70 HOURS (equivalent OACM 110) 

Dates: Call or email to have your name placed on an interest list.


Grow Your Own Organic Food
In this two-day hands-on course you will learn about garden planning, soil health, seed starting, transplanting, weed management, watering, and organic pest control. By the end of this course you will learn all that is necessary to start, maintain, and eat from your own garden. So what are you waiting for, let’s start “Growing”!

Fee: $225 Dates: Call or email to have your name placed on an interest list.


Backyard Composting- Turning Organic Waste into Healthy Food
Composting is recycling at its best. In this course you will be learning about the process of backyard composting, worm composting, recipe, and compost use. Don’t throw away your organic waste, learn how to turn it into what gardeners call ‘Black Gold’.

Fee: $150
Date: Call or email to have your name placed on an interest list.n


The following courses can be arranged on demand for online delivery or face-to-face, anywhere in the region:

WHMIS 2015 online                                   $75
TDG online                                                $75
CSTS-09 or PST online                               $100
Serving It Right                                         $100
Camp/Prep Cook Training Program              Call for a quote
World Host                                                Price varies per module   

Camp/Prep Cook Training Program (Call for a quote)

CS courses can be delivered anywhere in the region. If you don’t see the course you want listed, call to inquire, we are happy to bid on both credit and non-credit courses and programs.

Dates subject to change, call to confirm.

To reduce the chances of a course being cancelled, register early and sign up with a friend! If you have an idea for a course not listed, call the coordinator, chances are we can offer it in your community.