School of Community Government Training Calendar

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25

Pools Level I and ll - Inuvik

lun, juin 25 - ven, juin 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.

juil
9

Small System Water Treatment - Yellowknife

lun, juillet 9 - ven, juillet 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.

juil
17

Parks and Sportfields Level I and II - Hay River

mar, juillet 17 - ven, juillet 20
Course Registration Fee: $200
Course Description:
This course provides instruction in play space/sportsfield planning, grass and turf maintenance and outdoor equipment maintenance.   The Parks and Sportsfields Level II course builds on the topics and concepts introduced in the Level I course. The course will provide instruction in the areas of horticulture, tree and plant care, landscaping, pest control, trail development and play space planning and maintenance.
Course Note:
Instructed by Alberta Association of Recreation Facility Personnel

aoû
14

Budgeting, Reporting and Monitoring for Finance Results - Yellowknife

mar, août 14 - mar, août 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.

Solid Waste Management - Fort Simpson

mar, août 14 - jeu, août 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

HEO Skills Enhancement - Behchokǫ̀

mar, août 14 - jeu, août 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

mar, août 14 - mar, octobre 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.

aoû
20

Class I Water Treatment - Yellowknife

lun, août 20 - sam, août 25
Course Registration Fee: $300
Course Description:
The course is designed to ensure that the student is knowledgeable in the following areas of Water and Water Treatment: Micro-Biological Characteristics of Water, Physical and Chemical Characteristics of Water, Coagulation and Flocculation, Jar Tests, Sedimentation, Water Filtration, Iron and Manganese Control, Chlorination, Sampling, Records, Safety, Security. This course is designed to assist Water Plant Operator with the operation and maintenance of a Class I water treatment system.

Recreation Facility Operations - Norman Wells

lun, août 20 - ven, août 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.

sep
11

Municipal Finances - Yellowknife

mar, septembre 11 - mar, septembre 18
Course Registration Fee: $300
Course Description:
Is designed to provide Senior Administrative Officers with a comprehensive understanding of their financial responsibilities. Topics include Financial responsibilities of the Senior Administrative Officer/Role of SAO, Legal responsibilities within the financial responsibilities, reporting to council, government reports, government reports, government accounting entities and principles, establishing the budget and conducting variance analysis and goals of government accounting, yearend reporting completing the annual audit.

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