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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 2, 2019
Leadership Skills Training
Training Provider: Common Compass

The focus of this training will be:
– Understanding the role of emotionally intelligent leadership in the workplace and developing skills in how to handle these dilemmas
– Developing communication skills for effective problem solving in workplace culture
– Understanding how inclusion can promote an effective workplace culture
– Understanding and implementing various leadership styles and approaches

Training time is from 9:00am-2:30pm.

Training will take place at St. David CSS

Lunch is provided.
You will earn 2 elective certification(s).

Closed


October 23, 2019
CAD/CAM Training
Conestoga College

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.

9:00 am – 2:00pm

Lunch is provided.
You will earn 1 certification.

Closed


This is a 2-Day Training!
November 13 & 20, 2019
Standard First Aid & CPR Level 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.
Learn how to perform: adult, child and infant CPR, choking procedures for all ages, how to use barrier devices, AED (Automated External Defibrillation), and more.

Plus, add this training to your resume, as it will help you find a part time job!

Earn up to two SHSM certifications!

You must attend on both days to earn your certifications!

Training time is: 9:30 am – 4:30pm

Lunch is provided.
You will earn 2 mandatory certification(s).

Closed


December 4, 2019
Scissor Lift Operations Training
Hotzone Training Consultants , Cambridge

AERIAL MANLIFTS PRESENT CERTAIN RISKS AND CHALLENGES TO THE OPERATOR. PRIOR TO TRUSTING ANY EMPLOYEE WITH THE TASK OF OPERATING AN AERIAL MANLIFT, COMPREHENSIVE CERTIFICATION TRAINING IS MANDATORY. THIS COURSE MEETS OR EXCEEDS ANY/ALL STANDARDS AND LEGISLATION (CSA, ANSI, THE OHSA AND/OR ANY MOL GUIDELINES FOR SAFE OPERATION/MAINTENANCE)

Training time is: 9:30am – 2:30pm

Lunch is provided.
You will earn 1 elective certification(s).

Closed

Semester 2


March 11, 2020
Sector-Partnered Contextualized Experience
Organized by the Business & Education Partnership

Interested in pursuing a career in the skilled trades after high school? This event will help prepare you to meet the expectations of employers today through sessions led by CLAC (a labour union) and its members and training partners.

Topics will include:
• Marketing yourself for employment
• Being successful as an apprentice
• Workplace health and safety

Training time: 9AM – 1:45PM
PPE is not required.

Lunch is provided.
You will earn your Sector Partnered Contextualized Component.

Closed


March 12, 2020
Working with Programmable Logic Controllers
St. Benedict CSS, Cambridge

In this one day session students will work with PLC’s and learn ladder logic programming. Students will wire basic circuits to use with their programs and learn how PLC’s are used in industry.

Lunch is provided.
You will earn 1 certification.

Closed


March 24, 2020
Confined Space and Electrical Safety Training
Hotzone Training, Cambridge

This certification has been cancelled due to the school closures. Please check back for a reschedule date.



March 26, 2020
Working at Heights Certification
IBEW, Cambridge

This certification has been cancelled due to the school closures. Please check back for a reschedule date.



March 27, 2020
Lean Manufacturing Workshop
St. Benedict CSS, Cambridge

This certification has been cancelled due to the school closures. Please check back for a reschedule date.



April 8, 2020
Lockout/Tagout
Grand River Occupational Health and Safety, Cambridge

Lockout Tagout (LOTO) protects a worker by preventing others from turning on equipment or from a release of energy while working on or servicing equipment and machinery. This course will introduce participants to Lockout Tagout requirement, procedures for affixing appropriate lockout devices or tag out devices to energy isolating devices, and to otherwise disable machines or equipment to prevent unexpected re-energizing, start up or release of stored energy in order to prevent injury to workers.

Course Outline
– Introduction to electrical safety
– Lockout and Definitions
– Lockout Devices
– Lockout procedures, verification of de-energization
– Individual versus group lockout, shift changes, lockbox, lock removal
– Risk and hazard assessment, engineering safeguards, warning and alerting, and communication

Upon completion of the course, participants will be issued a three (3) years valid certificate showing proof of training.

Lunch is provided.
You will earn 1 certifications.

Online Sign-up Open


This is a 2-Day Training!
April 21 & 22, 2020
Standard First Aid & CPR Level 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.
Learn how to perform: adult, child and infant CPR, choking procedures for all ages, how to use barrier devices, AED (Automated External Defibrillation), and more.

Plus, add this training to your resume, as it will help you find a part time job!

Earn up to two SHSM certifications!

You must attend on both days to earn your certifications!

Training time is: 9:30 am – 4:00pm

Lunch is provided.
You will earn 2 mandatory certification(s).

Online Sign-up Open

Summer Training

Take training in your OWN time

HOW DOES IT WORK?

!!! SHSM will cover the cost of your CPR Level C & Standard First Aid!!!

*please note that the cost of the blended learning course will not be covered. Please call St. John Ambulance to register for the two-day course to take advantage of this certification free of cost.*

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 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:

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