Week long courses are typically held in:
- mid-January to mid-February at Harrison Hot Springs – the Canadian Labour Congress Pacific Region Winter School
- May-June in Kamloops – the CUPE BC Spring Weeklong School
- October-November in Nanaimo – the CUPE BC Fall Weeklong School
The BCFed Health and Safety Centre runs health and safety-related courses throughout the year. You can see what’s available on the course calendar.
Other courses are held throughout the year. Please see the listing on the right for more details. If you want to attend a course please fill in the Union Education Form and send it to Tom Benjamin or Shirley Lyons, the members of the Education Committee.
VIHA Education Fund
In September, 2018 the Health Science Professionals Bargaining Association (HSPBA) announced the creation of a new professional development fund for members of the health care team to undertake professional development to increase specialization, improve health care service to rural and remote areas of B.C., and meet ongoing requirements for professional development.
The guidelines, application, and frequently asked questions documents are downloadable.