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Community Education and Workforce Development

Community Education and Workforce Development offers an array of programs, workshops, and courses designed to meet the demands of today's workplace and the interests of the Cariboo Chilcotin community. With new knowledge, new skills, and new abilities come greater opportunities for success. If you have questions, or would like to register for any of our courses, please call 250-392-8010

How to register

Registration for our courses can be done in person, by mail, online, or by calling 250-392-8010

Register Online for Community Education and Workforce Development

Register early

Please register early to ensure you secure a spot and the course can be run.

Customized contract training

Community Education and Workforce Development can work with you and set up customized training based on your needs, whether it is for industry, business, a community organization, government agency, or special interest group.

In response to special requests we can provide:

  • Flexible and cost-effective training
  • Training by knowledgeable and experienced instructors
  • Training schedules to suit you and your employees/clients

Withdrawing from courses

If you need to withdraw from a course, you must do so one week (5 business days) prior to the start of the course. To receive a refund, a person must withdraw one week (5 business days) prior to the start of the course.  Refunds come from TRU Kamloops by cheque.

Course changes

Times, dates, prices, and course offerings are subject to change. Courses are checked three days prior to the start of each course, and if there are not enough registrants, the course will be cancelled. If the course is cancelled by TRU, a full refund will be issued.

Your feedback is important

Community Education and Workforce Development is a part of your community. We welcome all communication from current and potential students. If there is a training program you feel would be an asset to our schedule, please contact our office at 250-392-8010. Do not hesitate to tell us if we can improve our products, services or quality. We encourage feedback so that we can provide the education and training that is relevant to our communities.

Programs and Courses

Computer Training

  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Basic Excel
  • Intermediate Excel
  • Microsoft Teams

First Aid

  • Occupational First Aid Level 1
  • Occupational First Aid Level 3
  • Transportation Endorsement
  • Standard First Aid with CPR-C
  • Emergency Child Care First Aid
  • Basic Life Support
  • Mental Health First Aid for Adults who Interact with Youth


  • Chainsaw Safety Training

Health and Safety

  • Aerial Lifts and Booms
  • Confined Space
  • Fall Protection
  • Fire Suppression S100/185
  • Foodsafe – Level 1
  • Forklift / Lift Truck Safety Training
  • Traffic Control Certification

Professional Development & Leadership

  • Food Sovereignty Practicum
  • Management Skills for Supervisors
    • Part 1 - Interpersonal Skills
    • Part 2 - Team Building Skills
    • Part 3 - Administrative Skills
  • Meeting Procedures
  • Minute Taking
  • Proposal Writing
  • Stepping up to Supervision
  • SuperHost™ Customer Service Training

SuperHost™ is a registered trademark of go2 Tourism HR Society.  Used under license.

Trades and Technology

  • Air Brake Certification