English as an Additional Language (EAL or ESL)


EAL Workplace Health & Safety Course

~~ Summer Session ~~

Online (Thursdays, 6 to 8 pm) Starting June 6, 2024

(course description below) 



EAL Workplace Health & Safety Course (Virtual class)

Do you want to improve your English skills in a welcoming environment, while gaining important knowledge about workplace health & safety in BC? Join our FREE English as an Additional Language (EAL) Workplace Health & Safety Course! This 9-week course will empower newcomers, migrants, and refugees with new language, information and resources that support health & safety at work. Students who complete this course will also receive a certificate from the BC Federation of Labor Health and Safety Centre.

Next Session: Thursdays, June 6 - August 1st, from 6-8pm

Cost: FREE

Place: Online (you will receive a Zoom link when you register)

*Who Can Join: Newcomers, immigrants, migrants, and refugees with intermediate English proficiency.

Course Topics Include:

  • Worker Safety Rights & Responsibilities in BC
  • Employment Standards in BC
  • Refusing Unsafe Work
  • First Aid in the Workplace
  • Reporting Injuries & Safety Violations to WorkSafe BC
  • Common Hazards & Hazardous Materials 
  • Bullying, Harassment & Violence at Work
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Health & Safety Committees

Private requests for organizations are possible.

*Please note, immigration status is not a requirement.*


Register Early