Biosafety Training

Mandatory for all persons working with Risk Group 1-3 biohazards

IMPORTANT NOTICE: (Vancouver Campus Only)
Starting February 2019, no practical training sessions will be offered for the RMS Biosafety, Chemical safety, or Radiation Safety training programs due to the Vancouver Campus teaching laboratory renovations.

We will be moving into a swing space at Lower Mall Research Station and the resumption of practical sessions will be as follows:

  • Biosafety practical training – anticipated to resume March 2019

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Biosafety Training

Which Biosafety Course do I need?

If you are… Then take It includes
Faculty who has or is applying for a Biosafety Permit Biosafety for Permit Holders
UBC Principal Investigators Only
1 online module and exam
Staff, visiting research or student working under a Biosafety Permit who has not taken the course before and with access to or handling of risk group 1-3 biological materials Biological Safety Course
Non-UBC $250
9 online modules ending in quizzes
1 practical session with a quiz
Staff, visiting research or student working under a Biosafety Permit who has an expired certificate Biological Safety Course (with Refresher Option in Entry Survey)
Non-UBC $250
9 online modules ending in quizzes
1 assignment submitted online
Faculty, staff, visiting researcher or student shipping biological substances who has never taken TDG training Transport of Dangerous Goods Class 6.2 Full Course
UBC $200
Non-UBC $300
6 hour session
Faculty, staff, visiting researcher or student shipping biological substances who needs to renew an expired TDG 6.2  certificate Transport of Dangerous Goods Class 6.2 Refresher Course
UBC $125
Non-UBC $185
4 hour session

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