For today's road transportation professional, continuing education is an important element of maintaining a competitive edge. BCTA and our partners offer training courses, workshops and seminars that keep you and your staff informed and current on regulations that affect your businesses, increase your business value through leadership and HR training, and boost your safety programs.
Our courses, seminars and workshops are presented in two categories: Safety & Regulations and Other (which includes Business, Human Resources and Leadership). Selecting an offering will show you the next available dates. You can also search the calendar to find training and events suited to your schedule.
Canada-BC Job Grant
This grant assists eligible employers to offset the cost of training current and future employees up to a maximum of $10,000 per employee per fiscal year – and transportation is one of the priority sectors for funding. The employer contributes one-third to the cost of training. Applications for training that starts between September 1 and December 31, 2017 are now being accepted.
As of April 1, 2017, employers need a BCeID account to apply for th Canada-BC Job Grant. Visit WorkBC for details about the grant and application requirements.
Bowman Employment Services Inc. is the Canada-BC Job Grant Delivery Partner for the Transportation Sector. Delivery Partner services are provided by the Province at NO COST to employers.
Bowman Employment Services supports employers by:
ensuring all eligibility requirements are met,
providing information regarding obligations under the CJG program,
completing and submitting grant applications, and
monitoring the progress of their application through to reimbursement.
This Transportation of Dangerous Goods Train the Trainer course is a 2-full-day training program which will bring new and current instructors up to date with the regulations as well as the proper method for classroom instruction.
This half-day certification course designed for managers and supervisors outlines your roles and responsibilities under a company drug and alcohol program.
The Workplace Drug & Alcohol Course will educate attendees to identify alcohol and drug use and its impacts in the workplace. The course includes information on the physical, behavioral, speech and performance indicators of probable drug and alcohol use, the US regulatory requirements, and other responsibilities in implementing a company policy.
Are you prepared to switch to electronic logging devices (ELDs)?
Are you ready for ELD regulations?
This webinar will include presentations from US and BC government officials who will outline ELD requirements, key dates, enforcement and audit considerations, and other ELD-related concerns for trucking in a post-paper log world.
Jeffrey James, Division Administrator, US Department of Transportation
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will be introducing new rules under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) for Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food (STF) beginning in April 2017. The objective of the rule is to ensure food is being properly refrigerated, vehicles and equipment are properly cleaned/sanitized, and food is properly protected during transport.
Crestcom International's Bullet Proof ® Manager training program is offered to BCTA members at a 10% discount on annual tuition for companies new to the program in BC. Contact Mike Lorenz (BC Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island) or Patti Skogg (Kelowna), or click here for more information.
BCTA's Online Training Service, powered by CarriersEdge, gives you unlimited use of a complete library of online training courses for one low monthly fee. For more information click here.
Online Dispatcher Courses, including Professional Skills and Interpersonal Skills, are available through Trucking HR Canada. When registering, please indicate BCTA as the referring organization. For more information, click here.