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Training on Impact Assessment

The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (the Agency) provides training to inform the public about impact assessment in Canada, and to assist the federal government and others in meeting their obligations under the Impact Assessment Act (IAA).

Working in collaboration with experts, practitioners and Indigenous peoples, the Agency develops and delivers a variety of training opportunities adapted to various audiences to ensure the needs of diverse learners are met.

All training opportunities are offered free of charge.

Training opportunities

Your training needs may vary depending on whether you are an Indigenous person, a federal government employee, or a member of the public who wants to learn more about impact assessments in Canada.

The training program is divided into three levels:

Courses offered to the public

If you are interested in registering for training on impact assessment in Canada, please see the opportunities available below.

LEVEL 1 - INTRODUCTORY TRAINING Schedule & Registration
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Description
Overview of the Impact Assessment Act (English live webinars)

January 12, 2021
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST

Overview of the Impact Assessment Act (French live webinars)

January 14, 2021
10:00 am to 12:00 pm EST

E-learning course (English) [link to the e-course]
E-learning course (French) [link to the e-course]
LEVEL 2 - ADVANCED TRAINING* Schedule & Registration **
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Description
Advanced Training on the Impact Assessment Process (English- Webex)

November 16, 18 and 20, 2020
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm EST
- FULL / COMPLET

November 30, December 2 and 4, 2020
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm EST
- FULL / COMPLET

December 07, 09 and 11, 2020
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm EST
- FULL / COMPLET

January 11, 13 and 15, 2021
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm EST
- FULL / COMPLET

January 18, 20 and 22, 2021
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm EST
- FULL / COMPLET

February 8, 10 and 12, 2021
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm EST
- FULL / COMPLET

March 8, 10 and 12, 2021
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm EST
- FULL / COMPLET

March 22, 24 and 26, 2021
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm EST
- FULL / COMPLET

Advanced Training on the Impact Assessment Process (French- Webex)

January 25, 27 and 29, 2021
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm EST

* A maximum of 20 participants per session. If you are unable to attend, please modify your registration as soon as possible as this will allow the next person on the waiting list to be notified
** Virtual Training: Three (3) sessions of 3 hours each (for a total of 9 non-consecutive hours)

LEVEL 3 - TECHNICAL AND SUBJECT SPECIFIC
TRAINING*
Schedule & Registration
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Description
None at this time

* You must have completed the above Level 1 training prior to participating in a Level 3 courses.

Targeted training for Indigenous groups

The Agency is developing training on impact assessment for Indigenous groups, targeted to their needs. To enquire about training opportunities, Indigenous groups are invited to contact the training coordinator at ceaa.training-formation.acee@canada.ca.

Questions or comments?

For additional information and resources on impact assessment, consult the Policy and Guidance section.

For more information about any of our courses or learning events, send an e-mail to ceaa.training-formation.acee@canada.ca.

2019-08-27