BEAHR Course Information

Nationally Recognized Certificate Training Programs

Explore the Right Environmental Training Program for Your Community

ECO Canada has a wide range of training programs and workshops to develop local environmental capacities based on the needs of each individual community.

BEAHR Training Programs Available

Description: These environmental skill development programs will provide students with essential knowledge and applications to prepare for an entry-level position in the workforce. Trainers can choose from seven training programs:

  • Environmental Core (2 weeks) (Prerequisite for EMC, ESAA, CSRC)
  • Environmental Monitoring Coordinator (both Regulatory and Research Specializations, 2 weeks each)
  • Environmental Site Assessment Assistant (4 weeks)
  • Contaminated Sites Remediation Coordinator (4 weeks)
  • Land Use Planning Coordinator (4 weeks)
  • 2-Day Land Use Planning Seminar (2 days)
  • Solid Waste Coordinator (5 weeks)
  • Local Environmental Coordinator (12 weeks)

Technician Training Programs

Description: These are combinations of BEAHR courses that provide students with the entire spectrum of environmental skills to develop fundamental practical environmental skills.

The 15-week Certificate of Applied Environmental Techniques contains the following:

Mandatory (3) Courses:

  • Environmental Core (3 weeks)
  • Environmental Monitoring -Regulatory Specialization (2 weeks)
  • Environmental Monitoring – Research Specialization (2 weeks)

And then any (2) of the following three specialization courses:

  • Contaminated Sites Remediation Coordinator (4 weeks)
  • Environmental Site Assessment Assistant (4 weeks)
  • Land Use Planning Coordinator (4 weeks)

Certificate of Environmental Planning and Administration (CEPA = 16 weeks)

  • Local Environmental Coordinator (12 weeks)
  • Land Use Planning (4 weeks)

Customizable Certificate

Description: This option allows for the flexibility to combine modules from the various Workforce Training Programs to create a certificate program that meets the needs of the community, an employment opportunity or requirements for further education.

Timeframe: Minimum of 2 BEAHR courses

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Program Summary Information Leaflet

Eligible BEAHR graduates can receive up to $15K in Wage Funding

Hear From Others

Many elders noted that it was good to see the First Nations focusing on training youth and providing opportunities. With the level of industrial and land management activities currently going on in the region, and a prognosis of long-term growth, the community was also very pleased to see a focus being placed on monitoring and building skills in land management – Yukon Instructor