School of Community Government Training Calendar

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May
1

Math for Water Operators - Online

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 13:15 to Friday, June 28, 2019 - 15:15
Course Registration Fee: $300
Course Description:

This optional pre-math course is a course provided to operators with a review of basic math concepts and math formulas relevant to water/waste water operators. Topic areas include volume calculations, flow rates, equipment usage and dosage and concentration calculations. It is offered by the Aurora College and lessons will be delivered using teleconference and the Schoology Learning platform.

 

Please Note: A special calculator is required for this course Casio fx-260 Solar  – MACA has these calculators on hand and they can be mailed out to registered students. So, please register with enough time to get the calculator in the mail.

Course Note:
Classes will begin May 1 and run to June 28, 2019: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 1:15-3:15 PM.
Classroom Location:
Teleconference

May
13

Small System Water Treatment - Yellowknife

Monday, May 13, 2019 - 09:00 to Friday, May 17, 2019 - 17:00
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.

Classroom Location:
Remote Videoconference delivery available. Please contact (867) 767-9163 for more details on available locations and connectivity instructions

May
21

Solid Waste Management - Norman Wells

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 09:00 to Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 17:00
Course Registration Fee: $150
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

Classroom Location:
To be Announced

May
27

Heating and Ventilation - Inuvik

Monday, May 27, 2019 - 09:00 to Friday, May 31, 2019 - 17:00
Course Registration Fee: $250
Course Description:

This course offers detailed instruction and practical sessions on the operations and maintenance of heating and air ventilation systems. The course will focus on hot water heating systems operations and maintenance, oil burning equipment, air ventilation and boiler controls. Modules within the course include; electricity, heat transfer, controls and valves, pumps, air ventilation and oil burner maintenance. Forced air heating systems will be also covered.

Classroom Location:
To Be Announced

Class I Water Distribution - Yellowknife

Monday, May 27, 2019 - 09:00 to Friday, May 31, 2019 - 17:00
Course Registration Fee: $250
Course Description:

The course is designed to ensure that the student is knowledgeable in the following areas of Water Distribution: role and duties of system operators, procedures for operating and maintaining clear wells and storage tanks, components and characteristics of distribution system facilities, operating and maintaining distribution systems, maintaining water quality in the system, disinfecting new and repaired facilities as well as water delivered to consumers, and techniques for recognizing hazards and developing safe procedures and water distribution programs.

Classroom Location:
To Be Announced

Jun
10

Community Airport Summer Maintenance - Hay River

Monday, June 10, 2019 - 09:00 to Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 17:00
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.

Classroom Location:
To Be Announced

Jun
11

Pools I - Fort Smith

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 09:00 to Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 17:00
Course Registration Fee: $100
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.

 

Classroom Location:
To be Announced

Jun
17

Pools Level I and ll - Fort Simpson

Monday, June 17, 2019 - 09:00 to Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 17:00
Course Registration Fee: $200
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.

Classroom Location:
To Be Announced

Jul
8

Mobile Equipment Maintenance - Fort Smith

Monday, July 8, 2019 - 09:00 to Friday, July 12, 2019 - 17:00
Course Registration Fee: $250
Course Description:

This course provides participants who are involved with the maintenance and operations of heavy equipment with an understanding of heavy equipment operations including electronics systems, power train and hydraulic. The key focus is in the area of preventative maintenance.

The course is designed for participants who may operate heavy equipment but are not trained mechanics.

Classroom Location:
To Be Announced

Jul
15

Class I Water Treatment - Yellowknife

Monday, July 15, 2019 - 09:00 to Friday, July 19, 2019 - 17:00
Course Registration Fee: $250
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.

Classroom Location:
To Be Announced

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