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Training for Building Capacity
- BC Association of Professional Archaeologists: RISC Archaeological and CMT Inventory Training for Crew Members. A five-day course. You must find your own instructor to deliver the course.
- Natural Resources Training Group: The Cultural Resource Monitor (CRM) training program provides course participants with valuable applied field and research skills and experience in cultural resource management.
Post-secondary Education in Heritage and Cultural Resources
- University of Victoria offers several heritage-focused programs, including a (Museum) Collections Management Certificate, a Cultural Resource Management Diploma and a Visitor and Community Engagement Certificate.
- Simon Fraser University (SFU) offers a Cultural Resource Management Certificate, which can be taken on its own or as part of a bachelor’s degree.
- SFU also offers a Heritage Resource Management Professional Program as either a thesis-based master’s degree or a coursework-only certificate.
- Haida Gwaii Institute offers a Semester in Natural Resources for students who have completed the first two years of an undergraduate degree.
- Coast Mountain College has an Associate Degree in Arts Program with an Archaeological and Cultural Resource Management specialization.
- University of Northern British Columbia offers several Anthropology minor and major degree programs relevant to learning about heritage.
Non-postsecondary Institution Cultural Heritage Training and Education
- National Trust for Canada/Regeneration Works hosts webinars and events for learning about heritage management.
- Archives Association of British Columbia offers distance education courses, webinars and workshops for archiving, including a course on conducting oral history interviews and a workshop on archival practices for Indigenous organizations.
- Museum of Anthropology (MOA) has a Native Youth Program, which is open to urban Indigenous high school students between the ages of 15 and 18 to provide employment and training.
- MOA also provides internship and practicum opportunities, including a Collections Practicum, Conservation Internships, and an Indigenous Internship Program.
- The Canadian Museum of History’s Indigenous Internship Program offers professional and technical training for working in museums for applicants from Indigenous Nations in Canada.
Education for Other Program Needs
These programs help people with grant and proposal writing, which are vital skills for keeping funding going and writing reports:
- British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) offers a Grant and Proposal Writing course.
- Vancouver Community College has a Grant Writing Essentials course, which teaches students the basics of putting together grant proposals for funding organizations.
- First Nations Information Governance Centre offers an online course called The Fundamentals of OCAP®, which covers fundamental concepts of OCAP®, information governance and First Nations data sovereignty.
The University of British Columbia offers a resource for online tutorials and training on research ethics, covering topics such as ethics training for social sciences and how to avoid research misconduct.