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Frequently Asked Questions

Who can participate in the training?
Our training is designed for anyone who works or volunteers in recreation in rural, remote, Northern or Indigenous communities. Our participants are Recreation Coordinators, Recreation Managers, after-school leaders, youth, volunteers, coaches, people working for non-profit organizations and more.
Where can I register?
Sign up for training through our Learning Space.
What are the prerequisites?

We don’t have prerequisites. However, there is a progression in our schedule. If you want to take several learning events or a certificate, consider beginning in September and working through core learning events before the advanced ones.

Are all learning events delivered online?

Our training is delivered remotely using our online Learning Space and video calls. Custom training can be delivered in-person.

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 making training useful and relevant.

How much does the training cost?

Fees are set based on the type of learning event or certificate. Fees are discounted for individuals living in the Yukon, NWT or Nunavut who are members of their territorial recreation and parks association.

How do I become a member of my territorial recreation and parks association?
Becoming a member is easy. Click the link to your territorial recreation and parks association below.
Are there other costs?

Apart from the fees, there may be other costs such as 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 recreation and parks association.

Is there a deadline to complete learning events?

Learning Events are scheduled over 2 weeks with 2 video 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.

How much time should I put into my training?

Plan to spend about 5 to 7 hours on core learning events and 7 to 10 hours on advanced learning events. Certificates can be completed in a year (September and May) or over two years.

Does the training transfer to post-secondary?

Not at the moment. We offer community-based learning that is based on current competencies and trends within the field of recreation.

Where can I get more information?

Territorial Recreation and Parks Associations

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