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The Association is dedicated to excellence in education and to that end ensures its courses are continually reviewed and revised so that all information taught is up-to-date and relevant. Excellence in education also means the RFABC strives to ensure all courses exceed industry standards and competitive offerings. Pool Operator Level I and II, Arena Ice Maker's, Building Service Worker I and II, Refrigeration Safety Awareness,  Ice Facility Operator, Refrigeration Operator, Supervisory Skills and Risk Management Courses are among those quality education opportunities offered. We take courses into your facility! If your municipality or department needs for a specific course, please complete the Course Request Form and email it in today.  We will beat any competitors course pricing - guaranteed! 

RFABC Members receive a 10% discount on all course fees! All prices are subject to GST.

Cancellation Policy 

RFABC requires registrant to cancel registration at least 7 business days prior to the course start date. Cancellation less than one week prior to the course start date will result in the registration fee being forfeited.

As a result of 3rd party processing fees, RFABC must charge a 10% surcharge for all credit card refunds and 5% surcharge for cheques .


Prior to hosting a Recreation Facilities Association of B.C. course in your community or facility and in order that we can provide the best learning experience possible, our Association requires you to complete the this Course Requisition Request

Upcoming Courses in 2020

We are now accepting course host request for 2020


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Course Description: This course is an introduction to the skills required to work in the building service custodial field. Upon successful completion of the course, including written and skills demonstration exams, the student is issued a BSW 1 certificate. (Students must be proficient in written/verbal English) This certificate is a prerequisite or preferred qualification for employment for many school boards, colleges recreation centres and institutions.
Date(s):  November 28,29, 2019 (Thursday 8:30 am start and Friday 8 am Start) Member $330.00 Non-Member $375.00
Registration Fee: Member $330.00 Non-Member $375.00
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Course Description: This exciting new program is designed for the individual that has a keen interest in skating and wants to teach young skaters basic skills to enjoy the sport. Using unique methods of teaching through games, toys, and most of all fun. This course will cover such topics as teaching methods, class management and communication. Sessions will take place on and off the ice. Upon successful completion you will receive a RFABC certification for this provincially recognized course. (Must be minimum of 16 years old and posses strong skating skills) 1 pm - 6 pm daily
Date(s): December 27,28,29,2019
Registration Fee: members $225 non member $250.00
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Course Description: Approved by Technical Safety BC TSBC, this course prepares students to qualify to write the provincial Refrigeration Operator RO examination. Topics for instruction conform to the BCSA and Standardization of Power Engineers Exam and Certification SOPEEC Syllabus including The Act, Regulations and Codes, Safety, Refrigeration Systems Administration, Refrigeration Fundamentals, Compressors, Controls and Instrumentation, Condensers and Cooling Towers, Evaporators and Cooling Coils, Operation, and Maintenance, Electrical, Air Conditioning, Mathematics and Science and Practical Experience. The course runs for two consecutive weeks Monday to Friday 8 am to 4 pm daily in a classroom setting. Students are required to complete pre-reading prior to the scheduled class time. Registration fee includes course texts and student study manuals. Pan Global Course texts are shipped upon receipt of registration fees (two weeks prior to the start date). For more information on the TSBC provincial RO exam, visit www.technicalsafetybc.ca. Prerequisite - completion of the IFO course as the first of three weeks required class room time to qualify to write the provincial exam.
Date(s): November 18-29, 2019
Registration Fee:  $1630.00 members $1820.00 non-members
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