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Sign Up for Trips & Training Below!

Interested in completing training in your OWN time?
Learn more by clicking
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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 2

2 DAYS: Tuesday Feb. 12 & Thursday Feb. 14, 2019
Portfolio Development Training
Button Factory Arts, Waterloo

Your portfolio is an important part of your application to any studio based program. In this intensive workshop we will discuss what makes a strong portfolio, and how to set yourself up for success. Learn some insights and tips on how to make your portfolio stand out.
For ICT Students, photography, game design and animation can and will be explored.
The workshop will function as a mock interview, individual discussion, group critique and open studio time.

Please bring a selection of your artwork (digital files can be included here) and a sketchbook. Limited computers are available. Please bring your own laptop/tablet if possible (if presenting digital files).

You must attend on both days to earn your certifications!

Training time is from 9:30am-1:30pm.
Lunch is provided.
You will earn 2 elective certifications.

Online Sign Up Open

2 DAYS: Tues. Feb. 26 & Wed. Feb. 27, 2019
Graphic Arts & Design Training
Conestoga College

During this 2 day, hands-on workshop, you will learn more about creating graphics and logos. Using Adobe Illustrator, you will use the drawing and tracing tools to create a logo. Using Adobe InDesign, you will learn how to work with text, graphics and layout tools to create a poster for the SHSM program.

You must attend on both days to earn your certifications!

Training runs from 9am-2pm.

Lunch is provided.
You will earn 2 elective certifications.

Online Sign Up Begins Jan. 21

2 DAYS: March 2019  (Date TBD)
Graphic Art & Design Training
Conestoga College, Doon Campus

During this 2 day, hands-on workshop, you will learn more about creating graphics and logos. Using Adobe Illustrator, you will use the drawing and tracing tools to create a logo. Using Adobe InDesign, you will learn how to work with text, graphics and layout tools to create a poster for the SHSM program.

You must attend on both days to earn your certifications!

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

Online Sign Up Opens – Mon. Feb. 4

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: March 2019  (Date TBD)
Animation Training
SheepDog Animation School, Waterloo

SheepDog Animation is an International Award-Winning Studio (including Disney/Pixar), specializing in 2D, Stop Motion, Classical and 3D Animation. Learn from top industry expert, Alice Sinkner, who graduated from Sheridan College Graduate and went on to illustrate the works of Rugrats, Arthur, Franklin the Turtle and many more.
During this 2 day workshop you will receive an introduction to the animation industry, learn about classical, stop motion, 3D computer animation, augmented reality and children book illustration. You will also divide into groups based on your interest in animation types, and create your own animated movie.

In groups, you will learn about the cameras and software techniques, story-boarding, character modelling, character rotation and much more.

You must attend on both days to earn your certifications!

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

Online Sign Up Date TBD

2 DAYS: Wednesdays, April 3 & 10, 2019
Standard First Aid & CPR-C Training
St. John’s Ambulance, Kitchener

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

April 2019
Electronics & Engineering Workshop
University of Waterloo 

Are you interested in electrical, electronics or computer engineering?
The engineering department at the University of Waterloo is holding a hands-on electronics training session. Learn more about the Engineering fields, while hearing from professors speak about how the electronics industry is changing and booming!

Plus! Work on a soldering project while under the guidance of a UWaterloo Grad student from the Systems Engineering field.

Training runs from 9:00am-1:30pm

Lunch is provided.
You will earn 1 elective certification

Online Sign Up Date TBD

April 2019
Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) Workshop
Conestoga College, Doon Campus

PLC programmers have in demand jobs with high salaries!
Never heard of them?  Then sign up to learn about PLCs in this workshop with Conestoga College experts!

A programmable logic controller (PLC) or programmable controller is an industrial digital computer which has been ruggedized and adapted for the control of manufacturing processes, such as assembly lines, or robotic devices, or any activity that requires high reliability control and ease of programming and processes.

During this workshop, you will learn more about what PLCs are, how they are used and the types of industries they are applied to.
You will learn about the basic wiring of  components and ladder programming.

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

Lunch is provided.
You will earn 1 elective certification

Online Sign Up Date TBD

Take training in your OWN time

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)

HOW DOES IT WORK?

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

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

3. Wait three days for the activation and then complete online training on your own time.

4. Email SHSM@wcdsb.ca to confirm you’ve completed training
(It may take up to two weeks for it to appear on your SHSM record)

ONLINE TRAINING AVAILABLE:

Summer Training

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