Keeping communities safe in Yukon JIBC Primary Care Paramedic (PCP) program now available through Yukon College JIBC has negotiated a program delivery agreement with Yukon College to offer the Primary Care Paramedic (PCP) certificate program that will allow emergency medical responders to complete their studies closer to home. “There is a keen interest from Yukon volunteer emergency medical responders to take this training,” said Doug MacKay, chair of the Education Program Committee of the Volunteer Ambulance Society. “I have nine people on a waiting … Continued
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ACP expansion enables Vancouver Island and Okanagan students to study closer to home JIBC’s School of Health Sciences is pleased to announce an expansion of the Advanced Care Paramedic Program (ACP) to Victoria and Kelowna. The regional offerings will be delivered in parallel with the main ACP offering at JIBC’s New Westminster campus . The expansion was initiated in response to feedback from students around the province that the financial and personal impact of relocating to New Westminster was a barrier to registering for the ACP Program. … Continued
Momentous day for students from United Arab Emirates June 27, 2012 will be a momentous day for a group of students from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) who have been studying at JIBC since 2009. That day, the students will cross the graduation stage at JIBC’s New Westminster campus to receive Fire Service Leadership Diplomas. “We are very pleased and proud to have the students from UAE among our graduates,” says Charlene Jordan-Jones, Acting JIBC Fire & Safety Division Director. … Continued
How dedicated was Andrew Lovett to excelling in JIBC’s Career Fire Fighter Pre-Employment Certificate Program ? On a memorable day in March he participated in a drill in the burn building on JIBC’s Maple Ridge campus, rushed out of the burn building to see his son being born, and rejoined his classmates later that day. That was one of the inspiring stories told March 30 – graduation day for students in the program. Lovett was among the 22 students in Class 87 who graduated from the … Continued
The 23 members of Sheriff Recruit Class 12-01 crossed the JIBC graduation stage March 29, culminating 10 intensive weeks of training and preparation for their role in maintaining security in courthouses across BC. The new deputy sheriffs will join the more than 500 sheriffs working in 45 courthouses and 44 circuit courts in communities across BC. “The level of training which we have received here at the Justice Institute by our dedicated cadre of instructors is bar none the best … Continued
JIBC faculty, staff, work teams, friends and associates, and alumni were recognized for their significant contributions at the annual JIBC Awards of Excellence held March 27. In a ceremony at the Institute’s theatre on the New Westminster campus, JIBC President Jack McGee presented awards to the following recipients: CLICK HERE
JIBC develops manual for people working with Aboriginal youth in rural and isolated communities The Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC) School of Community & Social Justice has developed an information, prevention, and capacity-building manual – Restoring the Honouring Circle: Taking a Stand Against Youth Sexual Exploitation – for people working with Aboriginal youth in rural and isolated communities in BC. Read more…….