Courses

BCCAT courses

Custom Courses

Ask BCCAT to create a course or workshop that will suit the needs of your group. Find out how courses can be specifically designed to meet your tribunal members’ continuing education needs. BCCAT will come to you so you can save on travel costs for your members. The Law Society, the Civil Resolution Tribunal, and the ALC are among the many groups that take advantage of this customized training. Inquire Now


Current Course Offerings

Training for new and seasoned tribunal practitioners:

Administrative Justice
Practice & Procedures for Decision Makers

This 2 day course for newer 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