Recreation Facility Operator Training

What is the purpose of the program?

The program provides NWT recreation facility operators with the practical knowledge and skills to effectively maintain and manage recreation facilities in the community.

What are the objectives of the program?

  • Maximize lifespan of recreation facilities in northern communities
  • Ensure safe operation, maintenance and management of northern public recreation facilities
  • Prepare students for successful completion of occupational certification as a Recreation Facility Operator;
  • Enhance the recognition of the recreation facilities training through accreditation and partnerships with other training organizations.

Why should I take the Recreation Facility Operator Training program?

Courses will enhance the skills and knowledge of Recreation Facility Operators to ensure the safe operation, maintenance and management of public recreation facilities and maximizing the life space of the facility.

What do participants receive upon completion?

Students completing all required courses within the Recreation Facility Operator Program or within their designated area of responsibility will receive a Certificate of Program Completion from the GNWT.

When and Where?

A variety of courses are delivered each year in NWT communities and regional centers.