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Mining, Energy and Manufacturing Non-Credit Courses


WHMIS is a uniform, national regulatory system to inform about hazardous material (legally called “Controlled Products”). This course will enable participants to understand the intent of WHMIS symbols, labels and procedures for filling out MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheets) in places of employment. Participants will be trained on recognition and safe handling as well as use and storage of controlled products used at the workplace.

(GST & manual included), 4 hours
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April 8, 2017
Sat - 10:00 am-2:59 pm
Room: 418
Registration deadline: March 24, 2017
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$95.00SaskatoonCRN: 201604-93
This course provides an overview of safe work practices when handling compressed gas and cylinders. It examines compressed gas/cylinder identification, safety devices, ventilation, safe transportation, storage, safe use in confined spaces, and safe handling procedures.

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July 2, 2016 - June 15, 2017
Registration deadline: June 15, 2017
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$110.00DistanceCRN: 201609-40
March 23, 2017
Thu - 8:00-11:59 am
Registration deadline: March 21, 2017
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$110.00Moose JawCRN: 201603-109
March 16, 2017
Thu - 8:00-11:59 am
Registration deadline: March 14, 2017
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$110.00Prince AlbertCRN: 201603-108
March 2, 2017
Thu - 8:00-11:59 am
Registration deadline: February 28, 2017
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$110.00ReginaCRN: 201603-107
March 9, 2017
Thu - 8:00-11:59 am
Registration deadline: March 7, 2017
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$110.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-106
This course provides an overview of confined spaces and the importance of planning an entry. Topics include legislative requirements, identifying hazards and controls, atmospheric testing, emergency response plans, signage and tagging, and filling out a confined space entry plan.

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March 24, 2017
Fri - 8:00 am-4:59 pm
Registration deadline: March 22, 2017
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$210.00Moose JawCRN: 201603-91
March 17, 2017
Fri - 8:00 am-4:59 pm
Registration deadline: March 15, 2017
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$210.00Prince AlbertCRN: 201603-90
March 3, 2017
Fri - 8:00 am-4:59 pm
Registration deadline: March 1, 2017
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$210.00ReginaCRN: 201603-89
March 10, 2017
Fri - 8:00 am-4:59 pm
Registration deadline: March 8, 2017
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$210.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-88
July 4, 2016 - June 15, 2017
Registration deadline: June 15, 2017
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$210.00OnlineCRN: 201609-43
Learn how to become a motivated and competent trainer to make your training programs effective. Examine learning theory to ensure that adult education principles are applied throughout. Learn how to develop learning outcomes and how to design a course and evaluate learners. Develop techniques for communicating with learners while keeping your audience engaged. Practice your skills in a training session that you will design and deliver for instructor feedback. Call 306-765-1563.

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February 13, 2017 - February 17, 2017
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu - 9:00 am-3:59 pm
Registration deadline: February 6, 2017
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$999.00ReginaCRN: 201603-3
March 13, 2017 - March 17, 2017
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu - 8:59 am-3:59 pm
Registration deadline: March 6, 2017
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$999.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-2
This course provides an overview of fall protection including legislative requirements, specific fall arrest terminology, types of fall protection equipment and use, determining when fall protection is required, hazards associated with working at heights, and how to complete a fall protection work-entry plan. Participants can expect to briefly suspended in a harness.

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February 17, 2017
Fri - 8:00 am-4:59 pm
Registration deadline: February 15, 2017
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$210.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-87
This course provides a general overview of mine safety and offers an introduction to: personal protective equipment; safe use of hand and power tools; safe use of scaffolding and ladders; controlled energy safety; environmental awareness and spill reporting; hazard identification and control; reporting incidents; Saskatchewan Mining Regulations & Saskatchewan Employment Act; ground control awareness and safe work practices; self-rescue techniques; asbestos awareness; and fit for duty and drug testing.

Prerequisites: WHMIS 1988 (WHMS 1800), WHMIS 2015 (GHS) (SFTY 1817), WHMIS 1800 or an equivalent recognized course is a pre-requisite or co-requisite for SFTY 1808.


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July 4, 2016 - June 15, 2017
Registration deadline: June 15, 2017
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$650.00DistanceCRN: 201609-44
January 30, 2017 - February 2, 2017
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri - 9:00 am-3:59 pm
Registration deadline: January 30, 2017
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$650.00Moose JawCRN: 201603-60
April 3, 2017 - April 6, 2017
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri - 9:00 am-3:59 pm
Registration deadline: April 3, 2017
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$650.00Moose JawCRN: 201603-61
January 30, 2017 - February 2, 2017
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri - 9:00 am-3:59 pm
Registration deadline: January 30, 2017
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$650.00Prince AlbertCRN: 201603-58
April 24, 2017 - April 27, 2017
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri - 9:00 am-3:59 pm
Registration deadline: April 24, 2017
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$650.00Prince AlbertCRN: 201603-59
January 23, 2017 - January 26, 2017
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri - 9:00 am-3:59 pm
Registration deadline: January 23, 2017
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$650.00ReginaCRN: 201603-56
April 24, 2017 - April 27, 2017
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri - 9:00 am-4:59 pm
Registration deadline: April 24, 2017
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$650.00ReginaCRN: 201603-57
February 6, 2017 - February 9, 2017
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri - 9:00 am-3:59 pm
Registration deadline: February 6, 2017
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$650.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-5
April 3, 2017 - April 6, 2017
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri - 9:00 am-3:59 pm
Registration deadline: April 3, 2017
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$650.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-62
This comprehensive course provides a thorough background in ground disturbance. It examines pre-job planning strategies, searching the disturbance area, notification requirements, locating and marking, hand and mechanical exposure guidelines, and post-inspection requirements.

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January 20, 2017
Fri - 8:00 am-4:59 pm
Registration deadline: January 18, 2017
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$210.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-92
This course provides an introduction on how to investigate incidents in order to prevent reoccurrence. The basics of investigations are covered including outlining legislative requirements, interviewing witnesses, collecting and analyzing evidence, and writing reports.

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July 2, 2016 - June 15, 2017
Registration deadline: June 15, 2017
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$209.95DistanceCRN: 201609-41
January 19, 2017
Thu - 8:00 am-4:59 pm
Registration deadline: January 17, 2017
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$210.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-105
This in-class course is intended to assist students to prepare to write the Technical Safety Authority of Saskatchewan Limited Power Engineering (Fireman’s Certificate) exam. Topics included: low pressure heat boilers, fuel and firing equipment, automatic controls, pumps, piping fittings, valves, steam and hot water heating, ventilation, basic electricity, and the Boiler Pressure Vessel Act and Regulations. Lab work is conducted to reinforce classroom work. There is a final exam; students receive a final grade from Saskatchewan Polytechnic. Provincial testing is not included – contact the Technical Safety Authority of Saskatchewan (TSASK)(1-866-530-8599) to book an exam sitting.

45 hours/15 sessions Note: Some dates will be rearranged to accommodate labs

Additional Costs: Textbooks approx $340, Steel toes boots and safety glasses required for lab work.
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January 10, 2017 - February 28, 2017
Tue, Thu - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 119.5
Registration deadline: January 3, 2017
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$639.00ReginaCRN: 201603-229
February 6, 2017 - March 27, 2017
Mon, Wed - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 128
Registration deadline: February 6, 2017
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$639.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-560

The 200 hour 4th Class Power Lab is for students who have completed an approved "4th Class Power Engineering Theory Course" but do not have qualifying work experience towards the 4th Class TSASK certificate. Upon completion students will have the necessary experience to earn 6 month's qualifying time credit from TSASK.

Attendance is mandatory.

Topics include: Plant Safety, Piping & Valves, High Pressure and Heating Boiler Design & Operation, Parts & Fittings, Feedwater Testing & Treatment, Prime Movers, Pumps & Compressors, Electrical Controls & Instrumentation, Heating Systems, Compression Refrigeration and Boiler Mainenance.

CSA approved footwear and safety glasses are required.



Prerequisites:

Submit pre-req documents by April 30, 2017 to les.gulka@saskpolytech.ca
Proof of successful completion of an approved 4th Class Power Engineering Theory course, or
- Proof of attainment of 4th Class Part A & B government exam papers

SAIT, NAIT & BCIT’s 4th Class Power Engineering Correspondence Theory courses are approved and can be used as the pre-requisite.

Candidates with other than these courses who feel they have training that should be considered should contact the Power Engineering Technology program at Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Saskatoon Campus by email les.gulka@saskpolytech.ca or phone 306-659-4234.

OUT OF PROVINCE STUDENTS please check with your local boilers branch to ensure the course meets steam time requirements.


(GST included), 200 hours, Course Materials – approx. $35.00
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May 29, 2017 - June 23, 2017
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri - 7:00 am-6:00 pm
Room: S115
Registration deadline: May 22, 2017
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$4,250.00SaskatoonCRN: 201604-139
This course covers 2nd Class Part A Paper 1 SOPEEC syllabus topics including ASME Sections 1 & 8 Code Calculations - vessel component thickness, reinforcement compensation of openings and firetube boiler components and stays, Industrial Administration - management principles including maintenance and safety and Applied Mechanics. Students will be prepared to challenge the SOPEEC certification exam in their jurisdiction. The short time allotment (90 hours) requires students to be familiar with all topic areas prior to the course start date. Emphasis will be placed on typical exam question answering techniques. Student should expect 2 hours of after class work each day.

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March 20, 2017 - April 7, 2017
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri - 8:00 am-2:59 pm
Room: 423
Registration deadline: March 13, 2017
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$1,249.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-110
This course covers 2nd Class Part A Paper 2 SOPEEC syllabus topics including Thermodynamics - Gas Laws, Thermal expansion of solids, liquids and gases, Entropy, Practical cycles and Energy flow calculations. Metallurgy - material properties, composition, treatments and uses and corrosion principles and control methods. Testing of Materials - destructive and NDE methods. Students will be prepared to challenge the SOPEEC certification exam in their jurisdiction. The short time allotment (60 hours) requires students to be familiar with all topic areas prior to the course start date. Emphasis will be placed on typical exam question answering techniques. Students should expect 2 hours of after class work each day.

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April 18, 2017 - May 5, 2017
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri - 8:00 am-2:59 pm
Room: 147
Registration deadline: April 10, 2017
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$1,249.00SaskatoonCRN: 201604-17
This course covers 2nd Class Part A Paper 3 SOPEEC syllabus topics including Boiler design, operation, maintenance and inspection, Pumps and Water Treatment - Internal, External, Cooling water and Wastewater. Students will be prepared to challenge the SOPEEC certification exam in their jurisdiction. The short time allotment (60 hours) requires students to be familiar with all topic areas prior to the course start date. Emphasis will be placed on typical exam question answering techniques. Students should expect 2 hours of after class work each day.

This course currently has no offerings.

This course covers 2nd Class Part B Paper 3 SOPEEC syllabus topics including Electrotechnology - AC Theory, AC and DC Machines, Air and Gas Compression and Refrigeration - systems, plants, equipment, operation, safety and computations. Students will be prepared to challenge the SOPEEC certification exam in their jurisdiction. The short time allotment (90 hours) requires students to be familiar with all topic areas prior to the course start date. Emphasis will be placed on typical exam question answering techniques. Students should expect 2 hours of after class work each day.

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May 8, 2017 - May 26, 2017
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri - 8:00 am-2:59 pm
Room: 408
Registration deadline: May 1, 2017
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$1,249.00SaskatoonCRN: 201604-18
This course covers 3rd Class Part A Paper 1 SOPEEC syllabus topics including Math, Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Chemistry, Metallurgy and Industrial Drawings. Students will be prepared to challenge the SOPEEC certification exam in their jurisdiction. The short time allotment (90 hours) requires students to be familiar with all topic areas prior to the course start date. Emphasis will be placed on typical exam question answering techniques. Students should expect 2 hours of after class work each day.

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January 9, 2017 - January 27, 2017
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri - 8:00 am-2:59 pm
Room: 421
Registration deadline: January 2, 2017
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$1,249.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-111
This course covers 3rd Class Part A Paper 2 SOPEEC syllabus topics including Prime Movers - Steam and Gas Turbines, Internal Combustion Engines, Cogeneration, Compressors, Refrigeration, Wastewater Treatment, Plant Maintenance and Administration. Students will be prepared to challenge the SOPEEC certification exam in their jurisdiction. The short time allotment (90 hours) requires students to be familiar with all topic areas prior to the course start date. Emphasis will be placed on typical exam question answering techniques. Students should expect 2 hours of after class work each day.

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January 30, 2017 - February 10, 2017
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri - 8:00 am-2:59 pm
Room: 423
Registration deadline: January 23, 2017
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$1,249.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-112
This course covers 3rd Class Part B Paper 1 SOPEEC syllabus topics including Boilers - classification, components, operation, control, Feedwater Treatment, Pumps, Welding and Pressure Vessels. Students will be prepared to challenge the SOPEEC certification exam in their jurisdiction. The short time allotment (90 hours) requires students to be familiar with all topic areas prior to the course start date. Emphasis will be placed on typical exam question answering techniques. Students should expect 2 hours of after class work each day.

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February 13, 2017 - February 24, 2017
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri - 8:00 am-2:59 pm
Room: 425
Registration deadline: February 6, 2017
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$1,249.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-113
This course covers 3rd Class Part B Paper 2 SOPEEC syllabus topics including Prime Movers - Steam and Gas Turbines, Internal Combustion Engines, Cogeneration, Compressors, Refrigeration, Wastewater Treatment, Plant Maintenance and Administration. Students will be prepared to challenge the SOPEEC certification exam in their jurisdiction. The short time allotment (90 hours) requires students to be familiar with all topic areas prior to the course start date. Emphasis will be placed on typical exam question answering techniques. Students should expect 2 hours of after class work each day.

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March 6, 2017 - March 17, 2017
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri - 8:00 am-2:59 pm
Room: 149
Registration deadline: February 27, 2017
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$1,249.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-114
You will learn the major components of a steam plant, participate in the start up of the equipment which is similar to that used in industry, learn about and practice the various types of maintenance required to keep plant equipment functioning in a safe workplace. You will also perform water testing and chemical treatment. You will be introduced to the operation of computer controlled systems used to operate plant equipment. Space is limited. To increase your chances of obtaining a seat in the ENGP 1802 Power Lab 1 course, please register by calling 306-659-4800.

CSA approved footwear and safety glasses required. Power Labs 1 & 2 must be taken at the same location.

Prerequisites: Pre-requisite: Successful completion of TSASK 4th Class Power Engineering Part A exam OR successful completion of Part A of a correspondence course, as of the first day of classes. Questions should be directed to Les Gulka, 659-4234


(GST included), 90 hours , Additional costs: Manuals (approx $20)
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March 27, 2017 - April 13, 2017
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri - 3:00-9:30 pm
Room: A102
Registration deadline: March 27, 2017
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$1,489.00ReginaCRN: 201603-3130
You will manipulate steam production with the purpose of operating turbines, heat exchangers, pumps and auxiliary fuel systems in a functioning high pressure steam lab. The lab will allow you to bring all of your previously learned theory and skills from 4th Class Power Engineering Power Lab 1 together in order to validate your knowledge and operating skills. You will receive hands-on training on plant maintenance tasks (including the construction of piping systems and shaft alignment. You will have the opportunity to run a piping system using simulation. Completion of Power Labs 1 & 2 earns you 6 months qualifying time credit towards your 4th class TSASK certification. Space is limited. To increase your chances of obtaining a seat in the ENGP 1803 Power Lab 2 course, please register by phone on or after July 4, 2016.

CSA approved footwear and safety glasses required. Power Labs 1 & 2 must be taken at the same location.

Prerequisites: Power Engineering 4th Class /Power Lab 1 (ENGP 1802), Pre-requisite: Power Lab 1 and successful completion of both 4th Class Power Engineering Part A & Part B TSASK exams OR successful completion of a 4th class Power Engineering correspondence course,


(GST included), 90 hours Additional cost: Manuals (approx $20)
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March 6, 2017 - March 24, 2017
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri - 3:00-9:30 pm
Room: A102
Registration deadline: March 6, 2017
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$1,489.00ReginaCRN: 201603-685
April 24, 2017 - May 12, 2017
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri - 3:00-9:30 pm
Room: A102
Registration deadline: April 24, 2017
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$1,489.00ReginaCRN: 201603-686
May 15, 2017 - June 2, 2017
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri - 3:00-9:30 pm
Room: A102
Registration deadline: May 15, 2017
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$1,489.00ReginaCRN: 201604-687
January 30, 2017 - February 17, 2017
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri - 3:00-9:30 pm
Room: S115
Registration deadline: January 30, 2017
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$1,489.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-843
March 6, 2017 - March 24, 2017
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri - 3:00-9:30 pm
Room: S115
Registration deadline: March 6, 2017
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$1,489.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-556
March 27, 2017 - April 13, 2017
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri - 3:00-9:30 pm
Room: S115
Registration deadline: April 3, 2017
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$1,489.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-558
This course provides an overview of respiratory protection and fit testing procedures. It specifically addresses OH & S legislation; inhalation hazards and how to select appropriate respiratory protection; different types of respirators; the use, care and maintenance of respirators; and general fit testing procedures.

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July 4, 2016 - June 15, 2017
Registration deadline: June 15, 2017
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$110.00DistanceCRN: 201609-147
March 23, 2017
Thu - 8:00-11:59 am
Registration deadline: March 21, 2017
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$110.00Moose JawCRN: 201603-96
March 16, 2017
Thu - 8:00-11:59 am
Registration deadline: March 14, 2017
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$110.00Prince AlbertCRN: 201603-95
March 2, 2017
Thu - 8:00-11:59 am
Registration deadline: February 28, 2017
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$110.00ReginaCRN: 201603-94
March 9, 2017
Thu - 8:00-11:59 am
Registration deadline: March 7, 2017
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$110.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-93
Participants will be provided with basic instruction in the process of SMAW (Stick), GMAW (MIG), GTAW (TIG) and Oxy-acetylene welding and then pursue the option of their choice. All students require protective clothing.

This course will be delivered in Moose Jaw and Prince Albert when the minimum number of students has been reached. To place your name on the interest list or obtain more information, call 306-691-8263 in Moose Jaw or 306-765-1563 in Prince Albert You will be contacted to arrange dates and times when the interest list has a sufficient number of people. Please bring personal protective equipment.

48 hours/8 weeks
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March 28, 2017 - May 18, 2017
Tue, Thu - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: E125
Registration deadline: March 28, 2017
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$709.00Prince AlbertCRN: 201603-655
February 28, 2017 - April 20, 2017
Tue, Thu - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: A142
Registration deadline: February 21, 2017
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$709.00ReginaCRN: 201603-231
January 9, 2017 - March 1, 2017
Mon, Wed - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: S113
Registration deadline: January 9, 2017
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$709.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-522
March 13, 2017 - May 3, 2017
Mon, Wed - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: S113
Registration deadline: March 13, 2017
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$709.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-523
Canada has aligned the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) with the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) for WHMIS 2015 legislation. This course addresses the WHMIS 2015 education requirements for workers to understand the hazards, and know how to work safely with hazardous products. The current education and training requirements that fall under the WHMIS related occupational health and safety regulations for Saskatchewan are also addressed in this course. Note: Employers are still responsible to provide workers with site-and-job-specific training and information.

Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
July 4, 2016 - June 15, 2017
Registration deadline: June 15, 2017
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$90.00DistanceCRN: 201609-45
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