Mark your calendars for these upcoming training programs being offered through Beacon Community
Food Safe Level 1: Saturday, April 8, 8:30- 4:30, at the Shoal Centre in Sidney - Cost: $50.00 - cash, cheque or credit card accepted. Food
Safe is useful for anyone working in the food service, food retail,
or food processing industries. You will learn how to handle food
safely in order to prevent food from being contaminated.
Gardening Basics Course: Saturdays, May 6, 13,
27 - 1:00 to 4:00 pm. Cost: FREE. The
Gardening Basics Course is offered in the gardens of Beacon’s
licensed dementia care homes in Brentwood Bay. This course taught by
master gardeners benefits students participating and the residents
too. The course is designed to teach students skills to prepare them
to do paid work in the community. Classes will cover the topics of
soil preparation, planting seeds and plants, plant care, weeding,
pruning, and safe use and care of tools. Residents appreciate the
flowers and edibles the gardens produce throughout the summer.
Alert Emergency First Aid with CPR "C" + AED: Monday, May 8th, (NID). Cost: $50.00. This fun and interactive 8-hour course trains people how to react and improvise during time priority, life threatening emergencies. This course covers initial assessment, disease prevention, secondary survey, airway obstruction, adult/child/infant CPR, and the use of an Automated External Defibrillator. This course also includes recognition and first-aid treatment for head and spine injuries, shock, bleeds, anaphylactic shock, heart attacks and strokes. Participants spend the majority of the course doing hands on first-aid training. By practicing with scenarios students gain confidence and learn to react and improvise in emergency situations. This course meets Adult and Child Licensing Guidelines.
Register for any of these programs by contacting Sara at firstname.lastname@example.org or 250-656-5537