Leadership and Training Program

The Leadership and Training Diploma Program leverages experience and relationship building, to deliver a vastly integrated learn, which explores the demands of leadership and the skills that are required to lead effectively.

Successful leaders know their significance lies not only in managing teams and organizations, but in inspiring others, setting focused goals, executing strategic visions, and creating cultures with merit.

This program is designed to challenge your perceptions about leadership, the values that shape it, and encouraging you to think differently. From exploring power and influence and organizational change, to developing authentic communication habits, to understanding and appreciating your teams learning styles, the Leadership and Training program will enhance your skills as a leader.

“There is no other program on the market that uniquely combines the skills of self-inventory as a foundational piece for great leadership with the clinically proven theories of Multiple Intelligence and value awareness facilitation. The learning is then topped off by practicing how to give and receive authentic evaluations.

The Leadership and Training Diploma is essential for anyone in a leadership position. Leaders deal with variety personalities on a daily basis, this course will make those interactions easier and more productive.

The Leadership and Training Diploma is relevant for all professionals.”

Chief Karen Ogen ~ Wet’suwet’en First Nation

This program maintains the highest possible level of standards and it keeps current with the industry and employers’ requirements.

The Leadership and Training Diploma is right for you if:

  • You are gainfully employed in small-to-large organizations
  • You are eager to gain leadership skills to execute your new or current role better
  • You are a first-level manager and/or supervisor in any industry

If you’re interested in developing stronger leadership skills to help you in your current work or to advance your career, be sure to check with your employer as you may receive industry-sponsorship to help cover costs for additional education.

This program is designed for the adult learner. Courses maybe scheduled on evenings and weekends. The courses are seminar and practical hands-on based which means they are not graded. Learning is experiential in nature with an introduction to the concept followed by application.

Upon graduation, students are prepared to begin a career in leadership and training and can work in:

  • Oil and Gas
  • Forestry
  • Utilities
  • Infrastructure

Upon successful completion of this program students will receive the following:

  • Leadership and Training Diploma

Program Breakdown

Please mouse over the course names listed below to view further details for each module.

Course No. Course Name Hours Credits
L410 Advanced Communication 18 1.5
L425 Advanced Team Building 24 2.0
L440 Advanced Leadership 18 1.5
L445 Stress Management in the Workplace 4 0.5
L610 Advanced Wilderness Survival 54 4.5
TOTAL HOURS OF PROGRAM (8 weeks) 118 10

Program Fees

Please contact us for more information on tuition, program costs and other details.  Please see Student Loans, Grants and Tuition for more information on program funding options and tuition.

Admissions Requirements

A prerequisite for this Diploma is the Communication and Team Building Certificate.

Steps to Admission into the Leadership and Training Program

  1. Proof of Citizenship / Identification

    a.  Copy of picture identification (BCID, Driver`s License, Passport, Citizenship Card, Permanent Residence Card, Status Card)

    i. If applicant is under 19 years old, parent/ legal guardian consent required

  2. Age Requirement

    a. 18 years or older

  3. High School Graduate / Academic Qualifications

    a.  Copy of Transcript from a Canadian high school or College English Assessment Exam:

    i.  65% or better

    b. Fluent in English (if English is not your first language) – IELTS score of 5.5 or higher

  4. Two References – These must be from people who can attest to your ability to successfully complete this program. These references should be teachers, employers or professional members of the community. Fillable form available.

    a. Reference Form 1

    b. Reference Form 2

  5. Resume (current)

  6. Written Submission

    a. Write a paragraph outlining your experience and background in wilderness environments.

    b. Why would you be a good candidate for this program?

    For those applicants who do not have the wilderness background, your application will be considered on an individual basis.

  7. Doctor’s Certificate. Fillable form available.

  8. Criminal Record Check – results must be within six months of program start date. Must include Vulnerable Sector check. Insignia College reserves the right to deny admission to this program based on an unpardoned criminal record that would be relevant to the academic or placement requirements of the program.