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Your studies will focus on the preparation required to successfully facilitate in-house workplace hazardous materials information system (WHMIS) sessions for front line workers. You will learn about relevant legislation including requirements of worker training, controlled product classification, and required documentation and labelling. You will also develop skills to design specific workplace training sessions.

Prerequisites: Prerequisite: Must have a valid WHMIS Certificate Note: Employer specific WHMIS training is not acceptable. Training comparable to Saskatchewan Polytechnic's Con-Ed offering of WHMS 1800 (4 hour training) is acceptable.


(includes course materials)
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
December 1, 2015 - December 2, 2015
Tue, Wed - 8:00 am-4:30 pm
Registration deadline: November 10, 2015
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$400.00SaskatoonCRN: 201502-890
June 6, 2016 - June 7, 2016
Mon, Tue - 8:00 am-4:30 pm
Registration deadline: May 16, 2016
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$400.00SaskatoonCRN: 201504-103

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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.

(GST & manual included), 4 hours
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October 5, 2015
Mon - 8:00-11:59 am
Registration deadline: October 4, 2015
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$90.00Moose JawCRN: 201502-547
September 14, 2015
Mon - 8:00-11:59 am
Registration deadline: September 13, 2015
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$90.00ReginaCRN: 201502-545
October 29, 2015
Thu - 8:00-11:59 am
Registration deadline: October 27, 2015
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$90.00SaskatoonCRN: 201502-3091
March 7, 2016
Mon - 8:00-11:59 am
Room: 128
Registration deadline: March 3, 2016
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$90.00SaskatoonCRN: 201503-256
April 7, 2016
Thu - 8:00-11:59 am
Room: 128
Registration deadline: March 31, 2016
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$90.00SaskatoonCRN: 201503-931
This course is designed to familiarize service technicians with the operation, servicing and troubleshooting procedures of air brake systems, including ABS systems. Detailed instruction will be provided in the application of air brake systems presently used in the industry. Operational air brake boards will be utilized for practical training. Statements of Attendance are issued to those who successfully pass a written examination upon completion of the course. Successful completion is recognized by the Vehicle Standards and Inspection Divisions and is also a requirement for Vehicle Inspection Certification (70% required for credit).

For more information call Carol Krawczyk (306-775-7475) or Jim Marcia (306-775-7484)
This course is not recognized as a qualification for 1A Drivers licensing.
Please bring proper eye protection, work gloves and work boots.

28hours/1week (4 days)
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September 28, 2015 - October 1, 2015
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu - 8:00 am-4:00 pm
Registration deadline: September 21, 2015
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$575.00SaskatoonCRN: 201502-1341
March 29, 2016 - April 1, 2016
Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri - 8:00 am-4:00 pm
Registration deadline: March 29, 2016
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$575.00SaskatoonCRN: 201503-1172
You will study the theory and have the opportunity to practice the skills required to conduct hearing tests on noise-exposed workers in industry. You will analyze hearing test results and the necessary process to advise workers on the results of their hearing tests. After the course you will be prepared to counsel workers on hearing test results, advise them about hearing protection and administer hearing conservation programs.

Prerequisites: This course should be taken by OHS Professionals working in the Occupational Health and Safety field, Occupational Health Nurses, Health Nurses and those responsible for implementing an employer’s Hearing Conservation Program.


(includes GST)
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
December 9, 2015 - December 11, 2015
Wed, Thu, Fri - 8:30 am-4:29 pm
Room: 128
Registration deadline: November 25, 2015
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$680.00SaskatoonCRN: 201502-268
This course is intended for students with little or no previous woodworking experience. It is designed to familiarize you with the fundamentals of cabinet construction. You will construct a specified project that will cover basic aspects of introductory cabinet construction. All materials will be supplied, including project plans. You will be required to make a full scale working layout and a cutting sheet.

For more information call Carol Krawczyk (306-775-7475) or Jim Marcia (306-775-7484).



Please bring proper eye protection, work gloves and work boots.

(GST included), 35 hours/2 weeks
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November 13, 2015 - November 22, 2015
Fri - 7:00-9:59 pm
Sun, Sat - 8:30 am-5:00 pm
Room: S103.8
Registration deadline: November 13, 2015
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$545.00SaskatoonCRN: 201502-737
March 11, 2016 - March 20, 2016
Fri - 7:00-10:00 pm
Sun, Sat - 8:30 am-5:00 pm
Registration deadline: March 4, 2016
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$545.00SaskatoonCRN: 201503-1278
This course will appeal to those involved in the application, enforcement, sales, installation and testing of backflow preventers. The first part of the course deals with the principles of cross connections, application of devices and current regulations and bylaws. The balance of time is dedicated to hands-on testing in our Cross Connection Control Lab. Exam to be written on last day of class. 75% required for successful completion. Please bring proper eye protection, work gloves and work boots. Recertification is required every five years.

(materials and exam fee included), 40 hours/2 weeks
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December 4, 2015 - December 13, 2015
Fri - 7:00-10:00 pm
Sun, Sat - 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Room: A134
Registration deadline: November 27, 2015
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$895.00ReginaCRN: 201502-673
May 6, 2016 - May 15, 2016
Fri - 7:00-10:00 pm
Sun, Sat - 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Room: A134
Registration deadline: April 29, 2016
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$895.00ReginaCRN: 201504-87
This course will appeal to those involved in the application, enforcement, sales, installation and testing of backflow preventers. The first part of the course deals with the principles of cross connections, application of devices and current regulations and bylaws. The balance of time is dedicated to hands-on testing in our Cross Connection Control Lab (75% required for successful completion).

Exam on last day of class. For more information, call 306-775-7475 or 306-775-7484. Please bring proper eye protection, work gloves and work boots.

(materials and exam fee included), 40 hours/2 weeks
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October 16, 2015 - October 25, 2015
Fri - 7:00-10:00 pm
Sun, Sat - 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Room: S103A
Registration deadline: October 16, 2015
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$895.00SaskatoonCRN: 201502-734
March 11, 2016 - March 20, 2016
Fri - 7:00-10:00 pm
Sun, Sat - 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Room: S103A
Registration deadline: March 11, 2016
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$895.00SaskatoonCRN: 201503-782
April 8, 2016 - April 17, 2016
Fri - 7:00-10:00 pm
Sun, Sat - 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Registration deadline: April 8, 2016
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$895.00SaskatoonCRN: 201503-755
This course will appeal to you if you have been Certified in Backflow Prevention and your Certification is about to expire. This course is designed as a refresher and to update you on new regulations and new equipment. Exam written on last day of class.

Bring your own Cross Connection Control Manual

(materials and exam fee included), 12 hours/1 week
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November 7, 2015 - November 8, 2015
Sun, Sat - 8:30 am-3:30 pm
Room: S103A
Registration deadline: November 7, 2015
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$505.00SaskatoonCRN: 201502-829
February 6, 2016 - February 7, 2016
Sun, Sat - 8:30 am-3:30 pm
Room: S103A
Registration deadline: January 30, 2016
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$505.00SaskatoonCRN: 201503-1619
Instruction focuses on Gas installations & applications with gas load capped at 400,000 BTUH. Pre-requisite for PIPE 1803 is a Journeyperson status in the Refrigeration trade. Successful students can apply to Sask Apprenticeship to challenge the Provincial Gas Exam for Domestic Gas Certification. Contact Information: Jim Marcia 306-775-7484 or Carol Krawczyk 306-775-7475 No classes week of March 21, 2016.

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October 13, 2015 - November 29, 2015
Tue, Wed, Thu - 6:00-10:00 pm
No classes during the week of Nov 9
Fri - 5:30-10:30 pm Sat & Sun 8:00 am - 5 pm
Room: 140.1
Registration deadline: October 6, 2015
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$2,350.00ReginaCRN: 201502-662
February 9, 2016 - April 2, 2016
Tue, Wed, Thu - 6:00-10:00 pm
No classes week of Feb 29
April 2, 2016 9am - 4pm
Room: 140.1
Registration deadline: February 2, 2016
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$2,350.00ReginaCRN: 201503-645
January 8, 2016 - February 13, 2016
Fri - 6:00-10:00 pm
Sat, Sun - 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Sat, Feb 13 - 8:00 am-3:00 pm
No classes the week of Jan 18, 2016
Registration deadline: January 1, 2016
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$2,350.00SaskatoonCRN: 201503-2828
March 11, 2016 - April 16, 2016
Fri - 6:00-10:00 pm
Sat, Sun - 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Sat, April 16 - 8:00 am-3:00 pm
No classes the week of Mar 21, 2016
Registration deadline: March 4, 2016
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$2,350.00SaskatoonCRN: 201503-2829
Learn how to do small home-based plumbing projects. Topics include: terminology and tools, working with pipes and fittings (copper, ABS, PVC, galvanized, Pex-Pipe/Box Plastic/Kitec, etc.) bathroom installation, sink and dishwasher installation, and hot water tanks. Course will include theory, demonstrations, and some hands-on projects.

(GST included) 30 hours/5 week
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November 7, 2015 - December 15, 2015
Sat - 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Room: A126
Registration deadline: October 31, 2015
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$483.00ReginaCRN: 201502-1428
February 20, 2016 - March 19, 2016
Sat - 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Room: A126
Registration deadline: February 13, 2016
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$483.00ReginaCRN: 201503-1275
This workshop is intended to introduce you to the tools and techniques of proper masonry, brick and block work through demonstration and practical hands-on experience. If you are interested in building a small residential project (e.g., retaining wall, barbecue or intending to do your own brickwork) this workshop will be of interest to you.

Please bring proper eye protection, work gloves and work boots.

(GST included), 18 hours/1 week
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September 25, 2015 - September 27, 2015
Fri - 6:30-9:30 pm
Sun, Sat - 8:30 am-5:00 pm
Registration deadline: September 17, 2015
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$320.00SaskatoonCRN: 201502-1674
April 8, 2016 - April 10, 2016
Fri - 6:30-9:30 pm
Sun, Sat - 8:30 am-5:00 pm
Registration deadline: April 1, 2016
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$320.00SaskatoonCRN: 201503-1451
You will examine the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) Z94.4-11 standard and Saskatchewan legislation related to Respiratory Fit Testing. You will examine the implementation of the standard in the workplace by Occupational Health and Safety Practitioners. You will also have an opportunity to practice both qualitative and quantitative fit testing. You will be trained as a Respiratory Fit Tester and be able to fit test other employees at your worksite.

This course currently has no offerings.

Students will learn basic maintenance and repair of small engines for common machines such as snow blowers and lawnmowers.

(GST included), 30 hours/5 weeks
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November 3, 2015 - December 3, 2015
Tue, Thu - 6:00-9:00 pm
Room: A147
Registration deadline: October 27, 2015
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$487.00ReginaCRN: 201502-661
March 5, 2016 - April 9, 2016
Sat - 9:00 am-3:30 pm
Room: A147
Registration deadline: February 27, 2016
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$487.00ReginaCRN: 201503-1068
Course curriculum emphasizes the structural integrity of a vehicle as well as steering and suspension. You should be a journeyman or have an equivalent level of knowledge and significant practical experience in wheel alignment and steering geometry in order to successfully complete this course. Course instruction will be delivered at a journeyman level. You must attend all 3 days of course instruction and successfully complete examinations developed to determine your level of understanding of each section. Theory and practical examinations are administered during the course. You should be prepared to commit 4-6 hours of personal study time to familiarize yourself with inspection standards and course material. You must acquire a pass mark in each section and an overall mark of 75% to successfully complete the course.

For more information, call Carol Krawczyk at 306-775-7475. For further information concerning technician certification requirements, contact SGI Vehicle Standards and Inspections at 1-800-667-8015, ext. 6188. Please bring proper eye protection, work gloves and work boots.

24 hours/1week (3 days)

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October 6, 2015 - October 8, 2015
Tue, Wed, Thu - 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
Registration deadline: October 6, 2015
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$610.00Moose JawCRN: 201502-696
April 5, 2016 - April 7, 2016
Tue, Wed, Thu - 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
Registration deadline: April 5, 2016
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$610.00Moose JawCRN: 201503-688
May 10, 2016 - May 12, 2016
Tue, Wed, Thu - 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
Registration deadline: May 10, 2016
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$610.00Moose JawCRN: 201504-89
You will learn about legislation and regulations governing the transportation of dangerous goods including information on classification, safety masks, documentation, safe handling, incident reporting and emergency response.

(GST included), 4 hours/1 week
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
October 30, 2015
Fri - 8:00-11:59 am
Registration deadline: October 28, 2015
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$90.00SaskatoonCRN: 201502-3090
March 9, 2016
Wed - 8:00-11:59 am
Registration deadline: March 7, 2016
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$90.00SaskatoonCRN: 201503-255
April 8, 2016
Fri - 8:00-11:59 am
Room: 128
Registration deadline: April 1, 2016
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$90.00SaskatoonCRN: 201503-930
In this workshop the basics of gas welding and cutting, Arc and MIG welding will be covered. Your job may require some fundamental skills or you may have a present hobby in which welding can help you succeed. You will need to bring leather gloves and must wear protective clothing.

This course will be delivered in Prince Albert and Moose Jaw when the minimum number of students has been reached. To place your name on the interest list or obtain more information, call 306-765-1564 in Prince Albert or 306-691-8263 in Moose Jaw. You will be contacted to arrange dates and times when the interest list has a sufficient number of people. Please bring proper eye protection, work gloves, work boots and non-flammable clothing.

(GST included) (Regina), TBD (Woodland), 12 hours/2 weeks
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
November 7, 2015 - November 14, 2015
Sat - 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Room: A142
Registration deadline: October 31, 2015
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$260.00ReginaCRN: 201502-665
February 20, 2016 - February 27, 2016
Sat - 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Room: A142
Registration deadline: February 13, 2016
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$260.00ReginaCRN: 201503-646
May 7, 2016 - May 14, 2016
Sat - 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Room: A142
Registration deadline: April 30, 2016
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$260.00ReginaCRN: 201504-84
In this workshop the basics of gas welding and cutting, Arc and MIG welding will be covered. Your job may require some fundamental skills or you may have a present hobby in which welding can help you succeed. You will need to bring leather gloves and must wear protective clothing.

This course will be delivered in Moose Jaw 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. You will be contacted to arrange dates and times when the interest list has a sufficient number of people. Please bring proper eye protection, work gloves and work boots.

(GST included), 6 hours/1 week
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
November 14, 2015
Sat - 9:00 am-3:59 pm
Room: S113
Registration deadline: November 13, 2015
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$145.00SaskatoonCRN: 201502-738
February 6, 2016
Sat - 9:00 am-3:59 pm
Room: S113
Registration deadline: February 5, 2016
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$145.00SaskatoonCRN: 201503-770
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 306-765-1564 in Prince Albert You will be contacted to arrange dates and times when the interest list has a sufficient number of people. Please bring proper eye protection, work gloves and work boots

(Regina), $510.30 (Saskatoon), TBD (Woodland), 48 hours/8 weeks
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October 20, 2015 - December 10, 2015
Tue, Thu - 7:00-8:00 pm
Room: A142
Registration deadline: October 13, 2015
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$680.00ReginaCRN: 201502-668
January 12, 2016 - March 3, 2016
Tue, Thu - 7:00-8:00 pm
Room: A142
Registration deadline: January 5, 2016
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$680.00ReginaCRN: 201503-649
April 12, 2016 - June 2, 2016
Tue, Thu - 7:00-8:00 pm
Room: A142
Registration deadline: April 5, 2016
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$680.00ReginaCRN: 201503-648
October 19, 2015 - December 14, 2015
Mon, Wed - 7:00-9:59 pm
Room: S113
Registration deadline: October 19, 2015
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$680.00SaskatoonCRN: 201502-735
January 11, 2016 - March 7, 2016
Mon, Wed - 7:00-9:59 pm
Room: S113
Registration deadline: January 11, 2016
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$680.00SaskatoonCRN: 201503-757
March 14, 2016 - May 9, 2016
Mon, Wed - 7:00-9:59 pm
Room: S113
Registration deadline: March 14, 2016
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$680.00SaskatoonCRN: 201503-756

This hands-on course for women offers an introduction to a variety of basic trade skills. Course content includes Automotive Servicing, Carpentry, Electrical, Machining, Plumbing, and Welding (Sheet Metal and Masonry included at Saskatoon campus only).

Upon successful completion of the course, you are issued a statement of attendance. The course provides women with: increased post-secondary training/education and employment potential in trades the opportunity to explore training options in a variety of trades a realistic understanding of the physical, emotional and academic requirements of training/education and employment in trades Shop sessions include:
  • Welding - you will learn to assemble and tack weld steel, use assorted shaping methods, as well as use cleaning, finishing and cutting tools
  • Automotive servicing - you will learn to perform a variety of vehicle checks as well as an oil and filter change
  • Carpentry - you will learn how to frame and erect a wall, repair a hole in drywall and apply sheathing and drywall
  • Electrical - you will learn basic electrical tasks
  • Machining - you will learn to use tap and die, cutting, drilling and grinding tools
  • Plumbing - you will learn basic plumbing tasks

CSA Approved Steel Toed Safety boots are required for this course

For more information about Saskatchewan Polytechnic Regina campus classes in Regina contact Jessica Baldwin at jessica.baldwin@saskpolytech.ca or 306-775-7427 and for Saskatchewan Polytechnic campus classes in Saskatoon contact Devin West at devin.west@saskpolytech.ca or 306-659-4863.

(includes student fees and GST)
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
October 17, 2015 - November 8, 2015
Classes on Oct. 17/18, Oct. 24/25, Nov. 7/8
9:00 am-4:00 pm
Room: A128
Registration deadline: October 2, 2015
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$160.00ReginaCRN: 201502-1809
October 17, 2015 - November 8, 2015
Classes on Oct. 17/18, Oct. 24/25, Nov. 7/8
9:00 am-4:00 pm
Registration deadline: October 2, 2015
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$160.00SaskatoonCRN: 201502-1707

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