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Mandatory Courses (By Province)

Each province has required courses for working on film sets. Please submit photocopies of certificates.  

British Columbia

  1. Motion Picture Industry Orientation Program ($75)

    Developed in partnership with film industry unions and guilds, this 1 to 2 day course provides you with the information you need to know before you go on set. This course can be taken at one of the following institutions:
  2. Motion Picture Safety 101 - General Safety Awareness (MPGSA) - (FREE)
    Online course available to take here: https://www.actsafe.ca/courses/motion-picture-safety-awareness/
     
  3. WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System) - ($30)
    This course is a federal requirement for the film industry, and is available online at http://www.virtualwhmis.com/ or at https://www.actsafe.ca/courses-certifications/

Alberta

  1. Set Etiquette and Protocol

    Calgary -  To register contact the I.A.T.S.E. 212 office at 403-250-2199 or Click Here for the IATSE home page with further information.

    Edmonton - To register contact the I.A.T.S.E. 210 office at 780-423-1863 or Click Here to email their office.

  2. WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System) - ($30)
    This course is a federal requirement for the film industry, and is available online at http://www.virtualwhmis.com/ or at https://www.actsafe.ca/courses-certifications/.

Manitoba

  1. Set Orientation, Safety Awareness and WHMIS ($140 bundle price)
    Offered through Film Training Manitoba. All offered separately or as a bundle: http://www.filmtraining.mb.ca/training/workshop-training/online-courses/
     
  2. WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System) - ($30)
    This course is a federal requirement for the film industry, and is available online at http://www.virtualwhmis.com/ or at https://www.actsafe.ca/courses-certifications/

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