Decision-making capacity assessment – online training

Training dates to be announced.

This course is mandatory to get official designation from the Minister of Justice and Solicitor General.

Training will be online using Webex Meetings. Learners must attend by remote access for all 3 days and successfully complete a final exam.

This online 3-day course teaches participants how to complete decision-making capacity assessments in accordance with the Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship Act (AGTA). The training is presented by the Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee (OPGT).

Who may apply

This training is only available to these 4 professions:

  • Registered Nurses
  • Registered Occupational Therapists
  • Registered Psychiatric Nurses
  • Registered Social Workers

Training dates and times

Training is presented online using Webex Meetings and runs each day from 9 am to 3 pm.

Day 1: To be announced.

Day 2: To be announced.

Day 3: To be announced.

Learners must take part in the training all 3 days and complete a final test.

Get on the OPGT list

For capacity assessors who want their contact information to be listed on this website.

If you’re a designated capacity assessor (not a physician or psychologist)

Fill out this form:

Capacity Assessor Roster Consent (PDF, 408 KB)

If you're a physician or psychologist

Fill out this form:

Capacity Assessor Roster Consent Form for Physicians and Psychologists Only (PDF, 448 KB)


Important information about forms

  • we prefer you complete the forms electronically – use blue ink if you must complete them by hand
  • print the forms and submit a hardcopy original – photocopies aren’t accepted
  • print all forms single-sided – the court won’t accept double-sided forms

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Co-decision-making capacity assessment

Form 3: Capacity Assessment Report - Co-decision-making (PDF, 88 KB)

Adult guardianship and trusteeship capacity assessment

Form 4: Capacity Assessment Report - Guardianship or Trusteeship or both (PDF, 110 KB)

Personal directive-related


Schedule 2: Declaration of Incapacity to Make Decisions About a Personal Matter (Section 9(2)(a)) (PDF, 40 KB)

Schedule 3: Declaration of Incapacity to Make Decisions About a Personal Matter (Section 9(2)(b)) (PDF, 42 KB)

Regained capacity

Schedule 4: Determination of Regained Capacity (Section 10.1(1)) (PDF, 33 KB)

Schedule 5: Determination of Regained Capacity (Section 10.1(2)) (PDF, 33 KB)

Schedule 6: Determination of Regained Capacity (Section 10.1(5)) (PDF 31 KB)

Specific decision-making capacity assessment

Form 6: Specific Decision Making (PDF, 131 KB)

Form 10: Capacity Assessment Report – Specific Decision-making - Section 96 of the Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship Act (PDF, 2 MB)


Capacity Assessment: Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship Act

Guide for Capacity Assessors: Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship Act

Guide to Capacity Assessment Under the Personal Directives Act 

Capacity Assessments Under AGTA and PDA

Publications order form (PDF, 327 KB)


Capacity Assessment Policy Analyst
Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee
Phone: 780-638-3252
Email: [email protected]

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