Courses: Introduction to Emergency Social Services

Course Details:
Learn the basic concepts and structure of emergency social services (ESS) in British Columbia. Assess your readiness to be an ESS volunteer, and explore the duties of an ESS responder. This course is a prerequisite for all other ESS courses. It is offered online and as independent-study guide. Review the content for this course at If you wish to have completion of the course recorded on your JIBC transcript, return here to register for an upcoming section. You will receive instructions for accessing BlackBoard to complete the online course activities.

Course Code: EMRG-1600
Department: Emergency Management
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