School of Community Government Training Calendar

May
29

Human Resources, Planning and Development (Moodle) - Online

Tue, May 29 to Mon, July 23
Course Registration Fee: $300
Course Description:
This course introduces participants to human resources management from a community government perspective. Topics include human resource planning and job design, recruitment and development, employee relations and personnel administration. This is an 8 week online course delivered through the Moodle eLearning platform. Students will be engaged through online discussion forums, webinars, videos, assignments and other self-directed learning activities. The course duration is 45 hours and students can expect to be engaged in course activities for 4-6 hours per week.

Jun
5

Keeping Your Accounting Records and Payroll - Fort Simpson

Tue, June 5 to Tue, June 12
Course Registration Fee: $300
Course Description:
Reviews the conceptual framework of accounting, requirements found in the CICA handbook. It also covers short-term investments, capital assets and the assessing, valuing and capitalizing of community capital assets. Also includes is a review of the valuation and control of liabilities and payroll functions including employee benefits.

Jun
11

Community Airport Summer Maintenance - Hay River

Mon, June 11 to Wed, June 20
Course Registration Fee: $300
Course Description:
Ten days in duration, the course is designed for community government staff or private contractors responsible for the maintenance of community airport facilities. Better understand their roles and responsibilities in the maintenance of community airports. Topic cover in the course include airport regulations,daily inspections, airfield markers and lighting maintenance , equipment operations and maintenance, safety and security procedures , building maintenance, runway surface maintenance, accident / incident reporting and three days of practical training on the runway including airside vehicle operators permit , radiotelephone operators restricted certification.

Jun
25

Pools Level I and ll - Inuvik

Mon, June 25 to Fri, June 29
Course Registration Fee: $250
Course Description:
This course provides an excellent in-class and hands-on experience for those involved in seasonal and year-round swimming pool operations. Topics include: water circulation/filtration, basic chlorine and salt water chemistry, water balance, pool diseases and water testing.   The Pools Level II course builds on the topics and concepts introduced in Pools Level I and provides instruction in the areas of advanced pool chemistry, air quality, pool diseases, specialty chemicals and problem-solving.

Jul
9

Small System Water Treatment - Yellowknife

Mon, July 9 to Fri, July 13
Course Registration Fee: $250
Course Description:
The Small Systems course is designed to ensure that the student is knowledgeable in the following areas of Water and Water Treatment: Sources of Water, Characteristics of Water, Purpose of Chlorine, How Chlorine Works, How to Test the Chlorine Residual, Inspecting and Maintaining Pumps, Safety, Operations and Maintenance Procedures, Record Keeping and Water License Requirements. This course is designed to assist Water Plant Operator with the operation and maintenance of a small water treatment system.

Aug
14

Budgeting, Reporting and Monitoring for Finance Results - Yellowknife

Tue, August 14 to Tue, August 28
Course Registration Fee: $300
Course Description:
Introduces community government staff to the development of the budgeting process, defining revenues and expenses, preparing and monitoring a budget and variance reports.

HEO Skills Enhancement - Behchokǫ̀

Tue, August 14 to Thu, August 23
Course Registration Fee: $300
Course Description:
This course is designed for operators with at least 2+ years of experience and currently operating heavy equipment. This course will focus on improving and enhancing the operator skills of community Works staff with three key mobile equipment units including; grader, dozer, excavator (or back hoe). There will be classroom and hands on practical sessions within the course. Key classroom topics include; operator safety, basic preventative maintenance and operator techniques. The practical sessions will provide supervised, quality practice time on 3 key pieces of equipment.

Lands Administration for SAO's (Moodle) - Online

Tue, August 14 to Tue, October 9
Course Registration Fee: $300
Course Description:
This is an 8-week online eLearning course. It combines the previous Lands I and II course. It provides students with understanding, knowledge and skills in the areas of municipal planning, procedures and documents that are integral in this process. It also examines the process of community based land use planning. This is an 8 week online course delivered through the Moodle eLearning platform. Students will be engaged through online discussion forums, webinars, videos, assignments and other self-directed learning activities. The course duration is 45 hours and students can expect to be engaged in course activities for 4-6 hours per week.

Solid Waste Management - Fort Simpson

Tue, August 14 to Thu, August 16
Course Registration Fee: $200
Course Description:
This course is designed for those working in the field of Solid Waste Management but is open to anyone interested in the field. Highlights of the course include: municipal solid waste; solid waste collection; alternatives to solid waste; landfill operations and maintenance; regulatory requirements and occupational health and safety. This course is run in conjunction with the SCG Small Systems Wastewater Treatment Course, which is optional to take

Aug
20

Recreation Facility Operations - Norman Wells

Mon, August 20 to Fri, August 24
Course Registration Fee: $250
Course Description:
The students will examine the challenges and successes in current northern recreation facility operations and management in this course. They will also be introduced to facility design concepts and be provided instruction in preventative maintenance, risk management as well as practical skills involved in the operation and servicing of recreation facilities. Other topics that will be covered include developing policy and procedure manuals, energy management and facility scheduling.

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