Choose from these nationally recognized environmental training programs that can be customized to meet the needs of communities and employers.

Two-Day Land Use Planning Seminar

Duration: 2 days

This targeted two-day seminar introduces learners to land use planning concepts and processes, enabling them to take an active role in their community’s land use planning initiatives.

This course was developed to allow those working in the environmental field an opportunity to build their awareness and understanding of Land Use Planning (LUP) in a shortened format.

It can be offered as a stand-alone program, or could be added on to another BEAHR Training Program. The training program consists of 5 modules with 12 steps needed to develop the skills necessary to be knowledgeable about and work in the land use planning field at an assistant level.

Workforce Training Programs

Environmental Monitoring Coordinator

Duration: 2-4 instructional weeks (depending on the specializations)

Environmental Monitors observe the environment and the impacts of human and industrial activities. Program graduates are prepared to work on various projects, such as Oil & Gas operations, Mining operations, Pipeline Construction, Seismic, Power Generation, Fishing, and Forest-harvesting.

Our most popular program offers two specializations, and the option to study both:

  1. Regulatory Monitoring, which focuses on legislative requirements and monitoring industry activities.
  2. Research Monitoring, which focuses on executing monitoring tasks such as wildlife counts, surveys, and sampling.

Land Use Planning Coordinator

Duration: 4 instructional weeks

A land use planning coordinator assists in the development and coordination of a community land use plan with emphasis on Aboriginal land use planning. The program curriculum prepares students with the fundamental concepts associated with the creation, execution and implementation of a land use plan designed to meet the needs of their community or region.

Graduates of this course are able to:

Environmental Site Assessment Assistant

Duration: 4 instructional weeks

This program covers Environmental Site Assessment Phases I, II, and III for contaminated sites, including how to plan projects, gather local knowledge, collect and interpret data, and prepare reports.

Some of the topics covered in this course include:

Contaminated Sites Remediation Coordinator

Duration: 4 instructional weeks

In this program, students learn how to assist in the confirmatory sampling and remediation of a contaminated site. Learners also build the skills to coordinate long-term monitoring of site health and recovery.

The program curriculum prepares students with the essentials of contaminated sites remediation. Some of the topics covered in this course include:

Local Environmental Coordinator

Duration: 4 instructional weeks

A local environmental coordinator assists in protecting and improving the quality of the environment in his or her community. This program covers the fundamentals of environmental management, preparing learners to coordinate environmental projects in their community.

Some of the topics covered in this course include:

Solid Waste Coordinator

Duration: 5 instructional weeks

A solid waste coordinator is responsible for the management of household and commercial waste in his or her community. Students learn about waste collection, disposal, and diversion processes, as well as supporting community education and waste reduction promotion.

Some of the topics covered in this course include:

Technician Training Programs

Certificate of Applied Environmental Techniques (CAET)

Duration: 15 instructional weeks

This comprehensive certificate program offers a practical introduction to environmental work, including environmental monitoring, site assessment, and contaminated site remediation.

Students will gain valuable experience through both in class and field activities, and will learn about sampling, testing, interpretation and evaluation of data, preparing reports, regulatory implications, and remedial action plans. This certificate brings some of BEAHR’s workforce training programs together into one comprehensive certificate.

The certificate includes modules from the following programs:

This certificate is ideal for communities setting up an environmental business, or for those interested in pursuing further education in the environmental field.

Certificate in Environmental Planning and Administration (CEPA)

Duration: 16 instructional weeks

Students receive an introduction to environmental management practices, including communication and life skills, developing and implementing environmental plans, and integrating Traditional Knowledge within data collection and analysis.

Emphasis will be placed on understanding how to develop, create, and implement a land use plan, introducing students to key concepts and the history of Aboriginal land use planning. This certificate brings together two workforce training programs into one comprehensive certificate.

The certificate includes modules from the following programs:

This certificate is ideal for community members responsible for consulting with government and industry, economic development, and environmental management.

Customizable Certificate

Duration: Minimum of 15 instructional weeks

In this flexible certificate option, communities and individual students can combine modules from the various Workforce Training Programs to create a certificate program that meets the needs of their community, an employment opportunity, or the requirements for further education.