Online Courses

Educational opportunities for learning about gender diversity and creating gender-affirming environments.

The following courses are offered through the LearningHub. The first two are available two ways:

  • You can register for a free LearningHub account, which provides you with a certificate when you complete the course.
  • You can use the one-click links to bypass registering and receive no certificate.


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Intro to gender diversity

This 30+ minute version of Intro to gender diversity introduces key terms and concepts, along with basic strategies for creating welcoming and accessible gender-affirming services.

If you engage often with service users, clients, patients, and their families, then we recommend you take the expanded version of the course, listed below.

Register for intro course

NOTE: If you do not require a course completion certificate, you can quickly access the course outside of the LearningHub: Intro to gender diversity (one-click access, but no completion certificate)


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Intro to gender diversity - expanded

This one-hour version of Intro to gender diversity is designed for care and service providers and staff who engage directly with clients, patients, and their families.

This course introduces key terms and concepts, the barriers gender diverse people experience accessing services, and basic strategies for creating welcoming and accessible gender-affirming services.

Register for expanded intro

NOTE: If you do not require a course completion certificate, you can quickly access the course outside of the LearningHub: Intro to gender diversity – expanded (one click-access, but no completion certificate)



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Indigenous gender diversity: Creating culturally relevant and gender-affirming services

This three-hour online course is for people working in health and social service settings to increase their awareness, knowledge, and skills when improving service access for gender diverse Indigenous people across British Columbia.

The course has been developed in collaboration with gender diverse Indigenous and Two-Spirit community members.

Register for Indigenous gender diversity



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Supporting gender creative children and their families

This 90-minute online course is for people who work with children and their families. It builds on the key terms and concepts explored in the foundational course Intro to gender diversity.

This course introduces foundational information about gender development and affirmation along with strategies for supporting children and their families.





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Trans rights toolkit

A 30-minute online course introduces the learner to the legal rights of gender diverse people in B.C. This course is a companion piece to the Trans Rights BC web guide.

Register for toolkit course

Online course for health care providers:


Gender-affirming primary care

This CME accredited 60-90 minute online continuing medical education course is designed for physicians, nurse practitioners, and nurses. By understanding trans and gender diverse health issues and considerations for care, you will then have knowledge and skills to implement the Gender-Affirming Framework to improve the care of gender diverse patients. The course also provides patient hand-outs and resources.

Designed in collaboration by Trans Care BC and UBC CPD.

Register for gender-affirming primary care



Further resources for health and service workers

Share our resources and education opportunities

If you are aware of providers and services that can benefit from learning about our resources and education opportunities, consider sharing these quick-access resource sheets with them.

Feedback welcomed

We believe your feedback is one of the best ways to improve our educational resources. Please email the education team at trans.edu@phsa.ca if you have any questions, comments, or suggested revisions.

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