What is the purpose of the program?
This Certificate Program includes ten courses and a fieldwork component. The program provides key recreation leadership training as well as practical skills and knowledge for Recreation Leaders to be effective in the delivery of recreation services in the community.
What are the objectives of the program?
- Present practical, relevant courses leading to successful completion of the Certificate Program ;
- Provide experiential learning through fieldwork assignment and practical experiences to enhance academic skills learned in the classroom;
- Prepare students for successful completion of occupational certification as a Recreation Leader;
- Enhance the recognition of the recreation leaders training through accreditation and partnerships with other institutions.
Why should I take this program?
Courses within the program provide Recreation Leaders with skills and knowledge in broad topic areas and enable them to be more effective in the position. Accreditation for selected courses is also provided with the College of the Rockies Tourism and Recreation Management Certificate and Diploma programs.
What do participants receive upon completion?
Students completing all required courses within the Community Recreation Leader Certificate Program will receive a Certificate of Program Completion.
When and Where?
Up to five courses are delivered each year in NWT communities and or regional centres.
Several courses are now available online.