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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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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 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.

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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November 19, 2015 - June 17, 2016
Registration deadline: June 2, 2016
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$210.00DistanceCRN: 201509-2821
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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May 16, 2016 - May 20, 2016
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri - 9:00 am-3:59 pm
Room: 119.5
Registration deadline: May 9, 2016
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$999.00ReginaCRN: 201504-852
February 13, 2017 - February 17, 2017
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri - 9:00 am-3:59 pm
Registration deadline: February 6, 2017
Registration opens July 2, 2016
$999.00ReginaCRN: 201603-3
September 19, 2016 - September 23, 2016
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri - 9:00 am-3:59 pm
Registration deadline: September 12, 2016
Registration opens July 2, 2016
$999.00SaskatoonCRN: 201602-15
March 13, 2017 - March 17, 2017
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri - 8:59 am-3:59 pm
Registration deadline: March 6, 2017
Registration opens July 2, 2016
$999.00SaskatoonCRN: 201603-2
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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September 1, 2015 - June 12, 2016
Registration deadline: June 12, 2016
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$650.00DistanceCRN: 201509-1746
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.

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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February 16, 2016 - April 5, 2016
Tue, Thu - 7:00-9:59 pm
Room: 256
Registration deadline: February 16, 2016
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$615.00SaskatoonCRN: 201503-749

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, 2016 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 30, 2016 - June 24, 2016
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri - 7:00 am-6:00 pm
Registration deadline: May 23, 2016
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$4,250.00SaskatoonCRN: 201504-771
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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May 2, 2016 - May 20, 2016
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat - 8:00 am-2:59 pm
Room: 103
Registration deadline: May 1, 2016
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$1,200.00SaskatoonCRN: 201504-74
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.

Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
May 30, 2016 - June 10, 2016
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri - 8:00 am-2:59 pm
Room: 103
Registration deadline: May 29, 2016
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$1,200.00SaskatoonCRN: 201504-75
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.

This course currently has no offerings.

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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March 7, 2016 - March 24, 2016
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri - 8:00 am-2:59 pm
Room: 103
Registration deadline: March 6, 2016
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$1,200.00SaskatoonCRN: 201503-598
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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April 4, 2016 - April 22, 2016
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri - 8:00 am-2:59 pm
Room: 103
Registration deadline: April 3, 2016
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$1,200.00SaskatoonCRN: 201503-599
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 calling 306-659-4800 at 8:00 am, on or after July 2, 2014.

CSA approved footwear and safety glasses required.

Prerequisites: Power Engineering 4th Class /Power Lab 1 (ENGP 1802), Pre-requisite: Power Lab 1 and successful completion of the 4th Class Power Engineering Part B exam OR successful completion of Part B or a correspondence course, as of the first day of classes. Questions should be directed to Les Gulka, 659-4234


(GST included), 90 hours Additional cost: Manuals (approx $20)
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March 7, 2016 - March 24, 2016
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri - 3:00-9:30 pm
Room: A102
Registration deadline: March 7, 2016
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$1,430.00ReginaCRN: 201503-3684
April 11, 2016 - April 29, 2016
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri - 3:00-9:30 pm
Room: A102
Registration deadline: April 11, 2016
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$1,430.00ReginaCRN: 201503-1143
March 7, 2016 - March 24, 2016
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri - 3:00-9:29 pm
Room: S115
Registration deadline: March 11, 2016
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$1,430.00SaskatoonCRN: 201503-751
April 4, 2016 - April 22, 2016
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri - 3:00-9:29 pm
Room: S115
Registration deadline: March 11, 2016
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$1,430.00SaskatoonCRN: 201503-1022
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 2, 2015 - June 17, 2016
Registration deadline: June 12, 2016
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$110.00DistanceCRN: 201509-1426
If you presently hold a Fireman’s Certificate and want to prepare for the Technical Safety Authority of Saskatchewan exam, this course is for you. Following the Panglobal Manual, you will learn about low-pressure heating, refrigeration and air conditioning systems in large buildings.

This course currently has no offerings.

Consider this course if you want to upgrade your knowledge and/or certification to the Fourth Class Power Engineering level. Due to the amount of subject material to be covered, you should be prepared to set aside sufficient time for home study.

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 306-765-1564 in Prince Albert You will be contacted to arrange dates and times when the interest list has a sufficient number of people. Please bring personal protective equipment.

48 hours/8 weeks
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April 12, 2016 - June 2, 2016
Tue, Thu - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: A142
Registration deadline: April 5, 2016
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$680.00ReginaCRN: 201503-648
March 14, 2016 - May 9, 2016
Mon, Wed - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: S113
Registration deadline: March 14, 2016
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$680.00SaskatoonCRN: 201503-756
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 2, 2015 - June 17, 2016
Registration deadline: June 17, 2016
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$90.00DistanceCRN: 201509-1430
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