Manufacturing Major

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Interested in completing training in your OWN time?
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!!! IMPORTANT  NOTE !!!

If you can no longer attend a session you signed up for, you MUST email shsm@wcdsb.ca
3 school/business days before the training.

Trip privileges may be suspended if you do not follow this procedure.

Semester 1

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Working at Heights Certification
IBEW, Cambridge

The Working at Heights training is a requirement from the Ministry of Labour for most construction sites and applies to workers who are required to use a safety belt, safety net, fall restricting or fall arrest system or travel restraint system. Learn about these safety systems and how to protect yourself on the job site! Prove to your employer you have what it takes to be in this field.

Taxi departs at 8:20am and returns by 5:40pm
Training time runs from 9:00am-5:00pm

Lunch is provided.
You will earn 1 elective certification.

Closed

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Leadership, Problem Solving & Communication Skills Training
KW YMCA Outdoor Centre, St. Clements

During this one day session, you will work in groups focusing on initiative tasks which include leadership, problem solving & communication to build on these skills. Outdoor education staff will challenge you to understand how these 3 skills are connected, how they affect the workplace and other business situations.
You will also get a chance to participate in low and high rope tasks!

Bus departs at 8:25am and returns by 2:45pm
Training time runs from 9:30-2:00pm

Lunch is provided.
You will earn 1 elective certification.

Closed

2 DAYS: Tuesdays, Nov. 6  & 13, 2018
Standard First Aid & CPR-C Training
St. John’s Ambulance, Cambridge

Every employer wants to have a safe worker! Take this certification to learn how to assist other’s when in need. Plus, add it to your resume, as it’ll help you find a part time job! After completing this two day training session you will receive 2 certifications in CPR-C and Standard First Aid.

You must attend on both days to earn your certifications!

Training time is from 9:00am-3:30pm on both days

Lunch is provided.
You will earn 2 mandatory certifications

Closed


Tuesday November 27, 2018
3D Printing & Scanning
Tinker Truck

3D printers are being used around the world in so many ways! Printing art, frosting on cakes, and other things like wrenches, and even houses. Take this 1 day training session to learn how this is possible, and how you can print your own product in your school or community.
In this session, you will learn how to make models that move and articulate right off the print bed! Experiment with different Computer Aided Design (CAD) software, including those you can use at home for free. Plus! Experiment with 3D scanning, discuss different kinds of materials to print with, and learn how to design new real-world object to sell, play with or solve problems.

Training is held at Monsignor Doyle CSS.
Event time runs from 9:00am-2:00pm

Lunch is provided.
You will earn 1 elective certification.

Sign Up!

Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Zoom Boom Operating Certification
Hotzone Training Consultants, Cambridge

Obtain your certification to operate a Zoom Boom lift in this 1 day session. You will learn about maneuvering, inspections, fuel & exhaust systems, breaking and more! Participate in group work activities, watch videos, and hear some crazy stories from the experienced staff at Hotzone Training facilities.

You must have your working at heights/fall protection training before taking this training.

Training runs from 9:00am-2:00pm

Lunch is provided
You will earn 1 elective certification

Closed

Semester 2

March 2019  (Date TBD)
Computer Aided Design/Manufacturing
(CAD/CAM) Training
Conestoga College, Doon Campus

Are you interested in 2D and 3D computer-aided design and manufacturing?
During this one day session, you will learn more about AutoCAD for use in mechanical drawings. In this session you will create your own completed drawing of an object using the latest version of this software. You will also design a manufacturing toolpath using MasterCAM X9 for the same part to understand how your drawing becomes reality!

Plus! Learn more about how AudoCAD applies to the workplace in today’s industries. You’ll also receive an explanation of manual CNC programming.

Training time is from 9:00am-2:00pm.
Lunch is provided.
You will earn 2 elective certifications.

Online Sign Up Opens – Mon. Feb. 4

2 DAYS: Tuesdays, April 2 & 9, 2019
Standard First Aid & CPR-C Training
St. John’s Ambulance, Cambridge

Every employer wants to have a safe worker! Take this certification to learn how to assist other’s when in need. Plus, add it to your resume, as it’ll help you find a part time job! After completing this two day training session you will receive 2 certifications in CPR-C and Standard First Aid.

You must attend on both days to earn your certifications!

Training time is from 9:00am-3:30pm on both days

Lunch is provided.
You will earn 2 mandatory certifications

Online Sign Up Opens – March 4

Summer Training

Take training in your OWN time

HOW DOES IT WORK?

1. Call St. John’s Ambulance below to set up a training session (you cannot register online if SHSM is to pay for the training).

2. You MUST CALL St. John’s Ambulance (do not register online) to inform them:
– your name & school
– you’re a student of the Specialist High Skills Major program
– you’re a student with the Waterloo Catholic School Board
– you need CPR Level C & Standard First Aid

3. Attend training on the date you selected.
*NOTE: You will be charged a fee if you do not attend

4. St. John’s will invoice the SHSM program. YOU DO NOT HAVE TO PAY, and your training will be listed on your progress report by the end of the summer!

 

HOW DOES IT WORK?

1. Select the online training you’d like to complete from the list below:

2. Email tara.fitzgerald@wcdsb.ca with your:
– Name, school, major and type of training you’d like to take

3. Complete online training on your own time.

4. Email tara.fitzgerald@wcdsb.ca to confirm you’ve completed training
(Tara will then add it to your SHSM record)

ONLINE TRAINING AVAILABLE:

Looking for more training, or have questions?
Contact : Tara.Fitzgerald@wcdsb.ca or 519-578-3660 ext. 2549