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The technology division offers this hands-on course to introduce women to a variety of basic technology skills. Upon successful completion of the course, you will be issued a statement of attendance.

The course will provide women with the opportunity to:

  • practice technical skills in a wide range of technology fields
  • realistically assess their own ability to work in a technology field
  • gain knowledge of the range of possible technology occupations
  • make informed career choices through labour market knowledge
  • enhance self-esteem, self-confidence and self-motivation

We encourage agency sponsorship if you are retraining.

     


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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: Workplace Hazardous Materials Information Systems, WHMIS 1800 or an equivalent recognized course is a pre-requisite or co-requisite for SFTY 1808.


CRNStart DateFeeLocation
CRN: 201403-4895April 1, 2015 - June 5, 2015
Registration Deadline: June 1, 2015
Register Online
$399.00Online
CRN: 201403-4896April 20, 2015 - April 23, 2015
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu - 8:00 am-4:59 pm
Room: 103
Registration Deadline: April 6, 2015
Register Online
$399.00Saskatoon
CRN: 201404-1276May 2, 2015 - May 10, 2015
Sun, Sat - 8:00 am-4:59 pm
Room: 128
Registration Deadline: April 18, 2015
Register Online
$399.00Saskatoon
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

This course currently has no offerings.

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.

July 6, 2015 – July 31, 2015
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri - 7:00 am-6:00 pm
Room: S115
Registration Deadline: July 6, 2015
$4,250
Saskatoon



CRN 201501-3
Students may register for this section by phone, in person or by mail effective immediately. However, online registration is NOT available.
Registration by phone: 1-866-467-4278
Register by mail: saskpolytech.ca/admissions/resources/documents/Continuing-Education-Course-Registration-Form.pdf

Prerequisites:

(required upon registration)
Deadline for submitting pre-req documents June 8, 2015
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
CRNStart DateFeeLocation
CRN: 201501-3July 6, 2015 - July 31, 2015
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri - 7:00 am-6:00 pm
Registration Deadline: July 6, 2015
$4,250.00Saskatoon
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 at 8:00 am, on or after July 2, 2014.

CSA approved footwear and safety glasses required

Prerequisites: Pre-requisite: Successful completion of Sask. Government 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)
CRNStart DateFeeLocation
CRN: 201404-1252May 11, 2015 - May 29, 2015
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri - 3:00-9:30 pm
Registration Deadline: May 11, 2015
Register Online
$1,375.00Regina
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, 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)
CRNStart DateFeeLocation
CRN: 201403-4739April 13, 2015 - May 1, 2015
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri - 3:00-9:30 pm
Registration Deadline: April 13, 2015
Register Online
$1,375.00Regina
CRN: 201403-790April 7, 2015 - April 24, 2015
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri - 3:00-9:30 pm
Room: S115
Registration Deadline: April 7, 2015
Register Now
$1,375.00Saskatoon
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.

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.

CRNStart DateFeeLocation
CRN: 201403-4893April 13, 2015 - April 16, 2015
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu - 8:00 am-4:59 pm
Room: 103
Registration Deadline: March 30, 2015
Register Online
$999.00Saskatoon
CRN: 201403-4892April 18, 2015 - April 26, 2015
Sun, Sat - 8:00 am-4:59 pm
Room: 150
Registration Deadline: April 4, 2015
Register Online
$999.00Saskatoon
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
CRNStart DateFeeLocation
CRN: 201403-249April 14, 2015 - June 4, 2015
Tue, Thu - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: A142
Registration Deadline: April 7, 2015
Register Online
$595.00Regina
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.

CRNStart DateFeeLocation
CRN: 201403-4961April 1, 2015 - June 1, 2015
Registration Deadline: June 1, 2015
Register Online
$90.00Online
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
CRNStart DateFeeLocation
CRN: 201502-547October 5, 2015
Mon - 8:00-11:59 am
Registration Deadline: September 21, 2015
$90.00Moose Jaw
CRN: 201501-52August 10, 2015
Mon - 8:00-11:59 am
Registration Deadline: July 27, 2015
$90.00Prince Albert
CRN: 201502-545September 14, 2015
Mon - 8:00-11:59 am
Registration Deadline: August 31, 2015
$90.00Regina
CRN: 201403-4941April 11, 2015
Sat - 8:00-11:59 am
Registration Deadline: April 11, 2015
Register Online
$90.00Saskatoon
CRN: 201403-4942April 22, 2015
Wed - 1:00-4:59 pm
Registration Deadline: April 22, 2015
Register Online
$90.00Saskatoon
CRN: 201404-1277May 11, 2015
Mon - 4:00-7:59 pm
Registration Deadline: May 11, 2015
Register Online
$90.00Saskatoon
CRN: 201501-45July 6, 2015
Mon - 8:00-11:59 am
Registration Deadline: June 22, 2015
$90.00Saskatoon
CRN: 201502-270October 26, 2015
Mon - 8:00-11:59 am
Registration Deadline: October 22, 2015
$90.00Saskatoon
CRN: 201503-256March 7, 2016
Mon - 8:00-11:59 am
Registration Deadline: March 3, 2016
$90.00Saskatoon

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