Training: Step by Step

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All personnel working with animals in teaching and research at UBC and affiliated institutions are required to complete the CCAC Experimental Animal User Training Program.


Create CWL Account

Campus Wide Login (CWL) is designed to give users access to UBC’s online applications with the same username and password. A CWL account provides users with access to Canvas.

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Register for RISe Account

RISe is an online research administration tool where users can view their certifications. First-time users who are UBC faculty, students, or staff are able to self-register for an account in RISe.

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Complete CCAC Online Ethics

The Canadian Council for Animal Care (CCAC) requires all personnel who work with animals in teaching and research at UBC and affiliated institutions to complete the Experimental Animal User Training Program.

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Self-enroll in Training Courses

Enroll in all training courses relevant to your work from the list of courses currently offered by Animal Care Services. Study the online material and complete the quizzes.

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Enroll in Hands-On Laboratory

Upon successful completion of the online self-study component, enroll in the appropriate hands-on laboratory class.

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View Certifications of Completion

Log in to RISe to view your personal profile and certifications.

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Additional Training Requests

Additional procedure-based workshops are available for other procedures and can be requested by contacting

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Frequently Asked Questions

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