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Mining, Energy and Manufacturing Non-Credit Courses

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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


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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.

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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
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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July 4, 2016 - June 15, 2017
Registration deadline: June 15, 2017
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$210.00OnlineCRN: 201609-43
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 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
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.

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

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 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.

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.

Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
May 8, 2017 - May 26, 2017
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri - 8:00 am-2:59 pm
Room: 422B
Registration deadline: May 1, 2017
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$1,249.00SaskatoonCRN: 201604-18
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: 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)
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
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
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.

This course currently has no offerings.

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.

This course currently has no offerings.

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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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