Courses

BCCAT courses

Current Course Offerings

Training for new and seasoned tribunal practitioners:

Administrative Justice
Practice & Procedures for Decision Makers

This 2 day course for new tribunal members on their role and responsibilities covers:

  • Administrative law and the principles of Natural Justice
  • Conducting fair hearings and evaluating evidence
  • Writing clear, well-reasoned decisions
  • Independence, accountability and ethical conduct

Administrative Justice
Practice & Procedure for Post Secondary Educational Institutions

This 2 day course for specifically designed for decision makers in post secondary institutions covers:

  • Administrative law and principles of Natural Justice
  • Conducting fair hearings and evaluating evidence
  • Writing clear, well-reasoned decisions
  • Ethical and professional responsibilities for decision makers

Administrative Justice
Practice & Procedure for Staff Members

This 1 day course for tribunal support staff covers:

  • Basics of administrative law and Natural Justice
  • Introduction to judicial review in administrative law
  • Working with natural justice and procedural fairness
  • Dealing with difficult clients

Decision Writing Workshop
*Prerequisite course: Administrative Justice – Practice & Procedures for Decision Makers

This 2 day workshop, including lectures, discussions, writing exercises & individual feedback covering:

  • Adopt a reader-oriented perspective to making and writing decisions
  • How to enhance logic and flow
  • Writing clear, concise and coherent decisions

*Prerequisite course: Administrative Justice – Practice & Procedures for Decision Makers

Hearing Skills Workshop
* Prerequisite course: Administrative Justice – Practice & Procedures for Decision Makers

This 2 day workshop, including lectures, demonstrations and group exercises covering:

  • How to conduct fair and effective hearings
  • Guidelines for admitting evidence
  • Assessing credibility
  • Ethical and independence principles

*Prerequisite course: Administrative Justice – Practice & Procedures for Decision Makers