Frequently Asked Questions
Where can I register? Sign up for our training through our Learning Space.
What are the prerequisites? None of our learning events have prerequisites. However, learning events are offered in a progression. Consider working through core learning events before advanced ones.
Are all learning events delivered online? All our training is delivered remotely (online). To host training in-person, please contact your territorial association.
How much does the training cost? Core learning events are $65 each for members of the territorial recreation and parks associations (RPA) and $85 for non-members. Advanced learning events are $110 for RPA members and $145 for non-members. Register for a certificate and receive a discounted rate.
How do I become a member of my territorial RPA? Becoming a member is easy. Follow this link and click on your territories organization to find out the process for your territory.
Are there other costs? Apart from the fees, there may be other costs such as time away from work, Internet, use of a computer and smart phone, or a membership with your territorial recreation and parks association.
Is there funding to help with the fees? If cost is a barrier, please contact your territorial RPA.
Is there a deadline to complete learning events? Learning Events are scheduled over 2 weeks with 2 conference calls and 2 required learning activities (RLAs). We know that life happens so we allow an extra 2 weeks to complete. Some of the advanced learning events take place over 4 weeks.
Who delivers the training? Our trainers live in North; work in recreation, and know how to facilitate learning online. Our trainers understand the realities of Northern and Indigenous communities and take a learner-centred approach so training is useful and relevant.
How much time should I put into my training? Each learning event may take between 5 and 7 hours to complete. Certificates can be completed between September and May or completed over two years.
Does the training transfer to post-secondary? Not at the moment. However, the training has been designed based on current competencies and trends within the field of recreation.
Where can I get more information? Contact us!