Training Opportunities

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Training for Building Capacity

Post-secondary Education in Heritage and Cultural Resources

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.