The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (the Agency) provides training on impact assessment 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 (the Act).
Working in partnership with experts, practitioners and Indigenous peoples, the Agency develops and delivers a variety of training opportunities adapted to various audiences to ensure it meets the needs of diverse learners.
*New* All training opportunities are now offered free of charge to everyone.
Your training needs may vary depending on whether you are a member of the public who wants to learn more about impact assessments in Canada, Indigenous groups or federal government employees.
The training program is divided into three levels:
If you are interested in registering for training on impact assessment in Canada, please see the opportunities available below.
* You must have completed the above Level 1 training prior to participating in the Level 2 courses.
* You must have completed the above Level 1 training prior to participating in the Level 3 courses.
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
The Agency has developed training courses for employees of federal authorities working in the area of impact assessment. If you are a federal government employee, we invite you to join the
Impact Assessment Training group on GCconnex.
The link includes information on the Agency’s training program for federal employees, the sessions offered and how to register.
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