CAAR offers discounts on training

Friendly reminder as you start planning for spring, that CAAR saves you time and money with exclusive training programs, specifically catering to the needs of the agri-retailer. 

Below is a list of training available from CAAR. Training is available online, and many courses have an in-person training option. Please remember, to get the CAAR discount prices you must login to your account on the CAAR website.  Visit the CAAR Training page.

For bulk training requests, please contact Maikka Manacsa, Administrative Operations Manager, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Anhydrous Ammonia: Retailer Safe Handling & TDG Certification 

This course is designed to promote the safe transportation and handling of anhydrous ammonia at an agri-retail location or distribution center.

Successful trainees receive: a TDG (Transportation of Dangerous Goods) certificate valid for three (3) years from the date signed, confirming they are qualified to transport and handle anhydrous ammonia (Class 2.3 (8)).

CAAR members: $95.00 



TDG Fundamentals: Retailer TDG Certification 

This course has been developed for CAAR using Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) classes found in agri-retail businesses to assist retailers in complying with the TDG Act and Regulations.

Successful trainees receive: TDG (Transportation of Dangerous Goods) certificate valid for three (3) years from the date signed confirming that they are qualified to handle, offer for transport and transport goods under Classes 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3, 5.1, 6.1 8 and 9.

CAAR members: $29.95

WHMIS 2015 

It’s now easy for you to get your WHMIS certification online through! This version of WHMIS is based on the federal WHMIS 2015 regulations in effect as of December 1, 2018, after the end of the transition period. 

This online course includes information on the Consumer Chemical hazard classes, and information employees need to be aware of when products labelled under the Consumer labeling system are brought into the workplace.

CAAR Members: $24.99 


Investing in Certified Seed 

This interactive course has been developed by the Canadian Seed Growers’ Association to assist Canadian seed retailers to develop the knowledge required to help educate grower customers on the benefits Certified seed provides for individual growers and the Canadian seed industry.

Successful trainees receive: A full understanding of the quality assurance, innovation, traceability, and return on investment Canadian farmers receive when they purchase Certified seed. Certified Crop Advisors are also eligible to receive 0.5 CEU credits in Crop Management.

CAAR members: $10.00 
CSGA members: $10.00 


CCA Examiner

Obtain Your CEUs with CAAR! Now available online, the CCA Examiner newsletters offer Continuing Education Units (CEUs) towards the Certified Crop Advisor Program. Credits are available for three (3) years after the publishing date.

Successful trainees receive Continuing Education Units (CEUs).

CAAR members: $14.95 


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