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Canada's Ozone Layer Protection Awareness Program (CFC Recovery)

Course length

9 hours


Based on Environment Canada’s Code of Practice for reducing chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) emissions, this course covers environmental data, B.C. environmental legislation, the principles of safe refrigerant recovery procedures, refrigerant types and applications, refrigerant properties and toxicity, domestic and commercial refrigeration systems, recovery and recycling operations, refrigerant storage and re-use, and a basic comparison study of recovery units. Upon successful completion, you receive an HRAI/Environment Canada/B.C. Environment Certificate in CFC/HCFC/HFC Controls, and a certificate number for refrigerant handling, as required under current B.C. regulations. Course cost includes book purchase, which will be distributed on the first day of class.

Foodsafe Level 1

Course length

8 hours


This course is perfect if you are a front-line food service worker such as cook, server, busser, dishwasher, or deli worker who needs to learn about food handling, sanitation, and work safety. Thoroughly review food safety and worker safety information. Hear about the dangers of foodborne illnesses. Learn safety practices to receive, store, prepare, and serve food, as well as clean and sanitize.

Pesticide Applicators Certificate — Landscape

Course length

15 hours


Learn the laws and bylaws that regulate the use of pesticides and prepare to write the Provincial Pesticide Applicator's Certificcation exam for landscape general. Exam is written on the last day of classes. 

Purchase the following books for the first day of class from the UFV Chilliwack Bookstore:

  • Canadian Pesticide Education Program Applicatore Core maunual, British Columbia - 2011 Edition
  • Landscape Applicatore Certification manual - 2017 Edition

Learning outcomes

Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS)

Course length

3 Hours


For employees and employers, this course covers WorkSafeBC’s requirements for the labeling of hazardous materials in the workplace. Learn about terminology, legal requirements, labeling, safety data sheets, health factors, and responsibilities of employers and employees. Find out how to apply the system to your work environment.

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