Training

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.

 

Safety & Regulations

The Alberta Motor Transport Association, in partnership with the Safety in Schools Foundation of Canada, has developed this online course which is aimed at providing workers entering the automotive repair industry with a basic understanding of the common hazards found in automotive shops.
BCTA offers the National Safety Code (NSC) Program in three sections so that attendees will achieve a complete understanding of the National Safety Code regulations.
Next Date: April 4, 2019
This full day course focuses upon National Safety Code (NSC) compliance and record-keeping with an emphasis on preparing to be audited by NSC auditors.
Next Date: April 5, 2019
This half-day certification course designed for managers and supervisors outlines your roles and responsibilities under a company drug and alcohol program.
Next Date: May 7, 2019

Other

BCTA Classroom 20111 93A Avenue, Langley, BC   In October 2018, Canada became the second country in the world to legalize marijuana for recreational use. But the issue of recreational drug use is not new - substance use, including marijuana, has been a challenge for employers for generations. While many trucking companies, for example, have been addressing potential drug use via US Department of Transportation testing protocols for cross-border work, these requirements will not translate effectively to Canadian workplaces.
Next Date: May 14, 2019
BCTA/CTA Members Invited to Participate in CRA Webinar on Federal Carbon Tax Registration System The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) will be hosting a national webinar on March 25, 2019 for the Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) on the federal carbon tax registration system. Under this system, inter-provincial carriers that operate into, out of, or through Manitoba, New Brunswick, Ontario or Saskatchewan (beginning April 1, 2019), and Nunavut or Yukon (beginning July 1, 2019) will need to register with the CRA.
Next Date: March 25, 2019
BCTA Classroom 20111 93A Avenue, Langley, BC   Finding great people for your business is hard. With unemployment in British Columbia at historic lows, and persistent labour shortages in transportation, hiring has become more challenging than ever. Without the right employees on your team, you can't take on new projects or meet important deadlines. On average, top candidates are only “on the market” for ten days. How can employers possibly keep up?
Next Date: April 2, 2019
BCTA Classroom 20111 93A Avenue, Langley, BC   More than 80% of employees are either actively looking for a new job or are open to one. Organizations are investing in active retention more than ever before. Learn strategies for retaining your organization’s key talent and ensuring the continued growth of your business.
Next Date: April 2, 2019
This webinar will be hosted by BCTA Senior Management and will include an overview of Natural Resources Canada's Fuel Efficiency Programs, which include: