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Limited Power Engineering, Fireman Level "Prep" (ENGP 1805)

This course is intended to assist students to prepare to write the Technical Safety Authority of Saskatchewan Limited Power Engineering (Fireman’s Certificate) exam. Topics include: low pressure heat boilers, fuel and firing equipment, automatic controls, pumps, piping fittings, valves, steam and hot water heating, ventilation, basic electricity, and the Boiler Pressure Vessel Act and Regulations. Lab work is conducted to reinforce classroom work. Provincial testing is not included – contact the Technical Safety Authority of Saskatchewan (1-866-530-8599) to book an exam sitting.

Fee: $565 45 hours/15 sessions
Additional costs: Textbooks (approx. $340). Steel toed boots and safety glasses required for lab work.
Steel toes boots and safety glasses required for lab work.
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CRN: 03-3917March 31, 2014 - June 20, 2014
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Air Brakes (BRAK 1800)

This course is designed to familiarize service technicians with the operation, servicing and troubleshooting procedures of air brake systems, including ABS systems. Detailed instruction will be provided in the application of air brake systems presently used in the industry. Operational air brake boards will be utilized for practical training. Statements of Attendance are issued to those who successfully pass a written examination upon completion of the course. Successful completion is recognized by the Vehicle Standards and Inspection Divisions and is also a requirement for Vehicle Inspection Certification (70% required for credit).

This course will be delivered when the minimum number of students has been reached. To place your name on the interest list or for more information, call (306) 659-4195. You will be contacted when the interest list has a sufficient number of people.
This course is not recognized as a qualification for 1A Drivers licensing.
Please bring proper eye protection, work gloves and work boots.

Fee: $528 28hours/1week (4 days)
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CRN: TBA
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Audiometric Testing (HLTH 1890)

You will study the theory and have the opportunity to practice the skills required to conduct hearing tests on noise-exposed workers in industry. You will analyze hearing test results and the necessary process to advise workers on the results of their hearing tests. After the course you will be prepared to counsel workers on hearing test results, advise them about hearing protection and administer hearing conservation programs.

Prerequisites: This course should be taken by OHS Professionals working in the Occupational Health and Safety field, Occupational Health Nurses, Health Nurses and those responsible for implementing an employer’s Hearing Conservation Program.


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Auto Body Metal Work (ATBD 1800)

Basic theory and repair practice are discussed. Topics cover shaping, shrinking, filling and finishing skills. Exercises are done on practice panels. Oxy-acetylene or MIG welding experience is an asset, but not a requirement. There will be a brief introduction to both types of welding.

Please bring proper eye protection, work gloves and work boots.

Fee: $512 (GST included), 42 hours/7 weeks
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CRN: 03-881March 15, 2014 - April 26, 2014
Sa, 9 am-4 pm
Room: S108
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Saskatoon

Build Your Own Project (CARP 1621)

This is an opportunity to build your own project in our Carpentry shop. Students will supply their own plans and materials for the project, which is subject to approval by the instructor at the first class, based on size and difficulty. Students must be familiar with power tools, or have taken a power tool class.

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Cabinet Making (CARP 1609)

In this course you will become familiar with the fundamentals of cabinet construction, including shelves, drawers, edging, etc. After consultation with the instructor, you will draw or bring along a drawing, develop a materials list and create a project of your own. You will be responsible for the cost of building materials, such as wood or arborite, but miscellaneous fasteners and supplies will be provided.

Fee: $556 (includes GST), 42 hours/7 weeks
CRNStart DateLocation
CRN: 03-536April 15, 2014 - May 29, 2014
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Regina

Cabinet Making, Basic (CARP 1800)

This course is intended for students with little or no previous woodworking experience. It is designed to familiarize you with the fundamentals of cabinet construction. You will construct a specified project that will cover basic aspects of introductory cabinet construction. All materials will be supplied, including project plans. You will be required to make a full scale working layout and a cutting sheet.

Please bring proper eye protection, work gloves and work boots.

Fee: $363 (GST included), 35 hours/2 weeks
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CRN: 03-883March 14, 2014 - April 23, 2014
F, 7:10 pm (1st weekend only), Sa&Su, 8:30-5 pm
Room: S103.8
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Saskatoon

Ceramic Tile (CARP 1615)

Beautify your home with ceramic tile. Learn the techniques for installing ceramic tile for counter tops, islands, backsplash and flooring. See how to prepare surfaces, plan, cut, and shape tiles for unique designs. Adhesives, grouting and sealing will also be taught.

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Confined Space Entry and Rescue Level I and II (SFTY 1413)

This Cansafe Safety certified course prepares candidates to work safely in confined spaces and is ideal for workers, supervisors and safety personnel. Topics include: hazards of confined spaces, preparing for entry, working in confined spaces and post-entry debriefing.

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Cross Connection Control (PLMB 1603)

This course will appeal to those involved in the application, enforcement, sales, installation and testing of backflow preventers. The first part of the course deals with the principles of cross connections, application of devices and current regulations and bylaws. The balance of time is dedicated to hands-on testing in our Cross Connection Control Manual (75% required for successful completion).

This course will appeal to those involved in the application, enforcement, sales, installation and testing of backflow preventers. The first part of the course deals with the principles of cross connections, application of devices and current regulations and bylaws. The balance of time is dedicated to hands-on testing in our Cross Connection Control Lab.

Exam to be written on last day of class.

Please bring proper eye protection, work gloves and work boots.

Recertification is required every five years.



Fee: $835 (materials and exam fee included), 36 hours/2 weeks
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CRN: TBA
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Regina
CRN: TBA
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Regina

Cross Connection Control (Back Flo Prevention) (WTER 1800)

This course will appeal to those involved in the application, enforcement, sales, installation and testing of backflow preventers. The first part of the course deals with the principles of cross connections, application of devices and current regulations and bylaws. The balance of time is dedicated to hands-on testing in our Cross Connection Control Manual (75% required for successful completion).

This course will appeal to those involved in the application, enforcement, sales, installation and testing of backflow preventers. The first part of the course deals with the principles of cross connections, application of devices and current regulations and bylaws. The balance of time is dedicated to hands-on testing in our Cross Connection Control Lab.

Exam to be written on last day of class.

Please bring proper eye protection, work gloves and work boots.

Recertification is required every five years.



Fee: $835 (materials and exam fee included), 36 hours/2 weeks
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CRN: TBA
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Regina
CRN: TBA
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Regina

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Cross Connection Control Awareness, 0.6 CEU (WTER 1244)

This one-day workshop will allow participants to gain a better understanding of cross connections and backflow conditions that can occur in distribution systems. Methods and devices available for protection will also be discussed. This understanding will help to protect owners, technicians and operator of buildings, laboratories and power/heating/cooling plants from litigations resulting from operating facilities in an illegal and/or unsafe manner.

Registration deadline two weeks prior to course start date

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Cross Connection Control Recertification (PLUM 1607)

This course will appeal to you if you have been Certified in Backflow Prevention and your Certification is about to expire. This course is designed as a refresher and to update you on new regulations and new equipment.

Exam written on last day of class

Bring your own Cross Connection Control Manual



Fee: $467 (materials and exam fee included), 12 hours/1 week (Kelsey), $426, 10 hours/1 week (Wascana)
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CRN: TBA
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Regina
CRN: TBD
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Regina

Cross Connection Control Recertification (1801) (WTER 1801)

This course will appeal to you if you have been Certified in Backflow Prevention and your Certification is about to expire. This course is designed as a refresher and to update you on new regulations and new equipment.

Exam written on last day of class

Bring your own Cross Connection Control Manual



Fee: $467 (materials and exam fee included), 12 hours/1 week (Kelsey), $426, 10 hours/1 week (Wascana)
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CRN: TBA
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Regina

Ground Disturbance (SFTY 1403)

This is a Global certified course based on the Pipeline Act and Regulations. Students learn the basic legal requirements and expectations through all major aspects of the ground disturbance process. Pre-job preparation, search methods for underground facilities, notification requirements, locating and hand exposure, permitting, crossing agreements, hand exposure requirements, backfill inspections and reporting requirements.

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H2S Alive (SFTY 1400)

This is an ENFORM certified course designed to teach students about the dangers of Hydrogen Sulfide gas and how to anticipate problems before encountering this gas. They learn how to wear Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) and how to operate gas detection equipment.

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Homeowners Plumbing (PLMB 1605)

Learn how to do small home-based plumbing projects. Topics include: terminology and tools, working with pipes and fittings (copper, ABS, PVC, galvanized, Pex-Pipe/Box Plastic/Kitec, etc.) bathroom installation, sink and dishwasher installation, and hot water tanks. Course will include theory, demonstrations, and some hands-on projects.

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Introduction to Woodworking and Power Tools (WOOD 1600)

You will grasp woodworking, and carpentry, principles with emphasis on developing the basic skills and techniques for using carpentry power tools and machinery. Projects will include a step stool, mitre box, cord holder, push stick, and upper wall cabinet.

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Laminate and Hardwood Flooring (CARP 1614)

Nothing spruces up a home like laminate flooring or hardwood flooring. Learn to install them yourself and save a bundle. This class will teach you how to plan your design, prepare the surfaces, cut and install laminate flooring and hardwood flooring in your home. Laminates and hardwood are both durable and easy to clean. You’ll love it. There’s no substitute for hands-on learning.

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Machine Shop I: Lathe (MACH 1800)

This essential first course in lathe work will provide experience in selection and preparation of lather tooling, shop safety, precision measure, and speed and feed calculations. The project work will provide ample hands-on experience in rough and finish turning, parting, facing drilling, tapping, taper cutting with compound rest, boring and turning with carbide.

Please bring proper eye protection, work gloves and work boots.

Fee: $452 (GST included), 36 hrs/6 weeks
CRNStart DateLocation
CRN: 03-888March 15, 2014 - April 26, 2014
Sa, 8:30 am-3:30 pm
Room: S106
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Saskatoon

Machine Shop II: The Milling Machine (MACH 1812)

This course will provide hands-on experience in milling set-up and operation with the focus on machine types and construction, cutter selection, machine alignment, speed and feed calculations and machine maintenance.

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Machine Shop Lathe (MACH 1605)

This course will provide instruction in safety, precision measuring with vernier calipers depth gauges, micrometers, telescoping gauges and hole gauges. You will also learn to service engine lathe, grind lathe cutting tools, use dial indicators, lathe work holding devices and perform face and centre drill operations as well as turn between centres.

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Machine Shop Lathe 2 (MACH 1606)

This course will provide instruction on safety for lathe operations. You will also learn how to drill, bore and ream, perform knurling operations, perform grooving, parting, and tapping as well as external threading including various thread forms.

Prerequisites: Machine Shop Lathe


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Machine Shop: CNC 2 Axis Lathe (MACH 1803)

This course will provide hands-on experience in machine set-up and operation with the focus on machine operation. Practical experience will be derived from programming and creating the following external shapes: grooves, radii straight threads, tapers and shouldered shafts. Internal lathe operations will be demonstrated.

 

Fee: $490 36 hours/6 weeks
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CRN: TBA
Sa, 8:30 am-3:30 pm
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Saskatoon
CRN: TBA
Sa, 8:30 am-3:30 pm
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Saskatoon

Machine Shop: CNC 3 Axis Milling (MACH 1805)

This course covers programming a CNC vertical machining centre. Basic advanced techniques are taught as well as programming methods. Tool diameter compensation is covered by both calculations and automatic compensation. You will also learn how to apply the various drilling, boring and tapping canned cycles.

This course will be delivered when the minimum number of students has been reached. To place your name on the interest list or for more information, call (306) 659-4195. You will be contacted when the interest list has a sufficient number of people.
Please bring proper eye protection, work gloves and work boots.

Prerequisites: Previous machining experience preferred


Fee: $490 36 hours/6 weeks
CRNStart DateLocation
CRN: TBA
Sa, 8:30 am-3:30 pm
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Saskatoon
CRN: TBA
Sa, 8:30 am-3:30 pm
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Mastercam X6 Mill 2D (MACH 1607)

This is an introductory course in to using Mastercam. Topics include 2D geometry creation, 2D toolpaths on a vertical milling machine, and tips and techniques on how to perform common functions on Mastercam toolpath verification.

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Respirator Fit Testing - Tester (HLTH 1891)

You will examine the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) Z94.4-11 standard and Saskatchewan legislation related to Respiratory Fit Testing. You will examine the implementation of the standard in the workplace by Occupational Health and Safety Practitioners. You will also have an opportunity to practice both qualitative and quantitative fit testing. You will be trained as a Respiratory Fit Testing Trainer and be able to train other employees at your worksite to be Respiratory Fit Testers.

Fee: $545 (includes GST), 16 hours
CRNStart DateLocation
CRN: 03-950April 24, 2014 - April 25, 2014
Th&F, 8 am-5 pm
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Saskatoon

Respirator Fit Testing for Healthcare Workers (HLTH 1892)

You will learn about the regulations governing the use of N95 masks. Proper techniques for donning and doffing masks will be covered. You will be personally fitted with an N95 mask.

You must be clean shaven. Please consult your physician prior to registering if you have medical or other conditions that might affect your ability to wear a respirator. You will complete a health screening form prior to being tested.

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Respirator Fit Testing for Industrial Workers (HLTH 1893)

You will learn about the regulations governing the use of N95 masks. Proper techniques for donning and doffing masks will be covered. You will be personally fitted with an N95 mask.

You must be clean shaven. You must bring your own respirator and cartridges.

Please consult your physician prior to registering if you have medical or other conditions that might affect your ability to wear a respirator. You will complete a health screening form prior to being tested.

 

Fee: $65 (includes GST), 3 hours/1week
CRNStart DateLocation
CRN: 04-122May 2, 2014
F, 12-4 pm
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Saskatoon

Safety Training for Supervisors (SFTY 1804)

You will review the general duties and responsibilities of the employers, supervisors, workers and self employed persons. You will review safety management systems and supervisory functions and activities including: hazard identification, prevention activities and resolving concerns required under the Saskatchewan Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations. Supervisors will learn key terms and regulations applying to most workplaces.

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Small Engine Repair (ENGN 1200)

Students will learn basic maintenance and repair of small engines for common machines such as snow blowers and lawnmowers.

Fee: $424 (GST included), 30 hours/5 weeks
CRNStart DateLocation
CRN: 03-543April 5, 2014 - May 10, 2014
Sa, 9 am-3:30 pm
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Regina

Stone Masonry & Brick Laying, Introduction (MSON 1800)

This workshop is intended to introduce you to the tools and techniques of proper masonry, brick and block work through demonstration and practical hands-on experience. If you are interested in building a small residential project (e.g., retaining wall, barbecue or intending to do your own brickwork) this workshop will be of interest to you. Please bring proper eye protection, work gloves, work boots and safety glasses.

Please bring proper eye protection, work gloves and work boots.

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Total Loss Vehicle Inspection (VEHC 1800)

Course curriculum emphasizes the structural integrity of a vehicle as well as steering and suspension. You should be a journeyman or have an equivalent level of knowledge and significant practical experience in wheel alignment and steering geometry in order to successfully complete this course. Course instruction will be delivered at a journeyman level. You must attend all 3 days of course instruction and successfully complete examinations developed to determine your level of understanding of each section. Theory and practical examinations are administered during the course. You should be prepared to commit 4-6 hours of personal study time to familiarize yourself with inspection standards and course material. You must acquire a pass mark in each section and an overall mark of 75% to successfully complete the course.

To place your name on the interest list, call Faye Eberle at SIAST Kelsey Campus, (306) 659-4195 or Diane Stephanson at SIAST Palliser Campus, (306) 691-8263.
Please bring proper eye protection, work gloves and work boots.

Fee: $575 21 hours/1week (3 days)
CRNStart DateLocation
CRN: 04-104May 13, 2014 - May 15, 2014
T-Th, 8 am-4 pm
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Moose Jaw
CRN: 04-105June 3, 2014 - June 5, 2014
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Saskatoon

Total Loss Vehicle Inspection (ATBD 1202)

Course curriculum emphasizes the structural integrity of a vehicle as well as steering and suspension. You should be a journeyman or have an equivalent level of knowledge and significant practical experience in wheel alignment and steering geometry in order to successfully complete this course. Course instruction will be delivered at a journeyman level. You must attend all 3 days of course instruction and successfully complete examinations developed to determine your level of understanding of each section. Theory and practical examinations are administered during the course. You should be prepared to commit 4-6 hours of personal study time to familiarize yourself with inspection standards and course material. You must acquire a pass mark in each section and an overall mark of 75% to successfully complete the course.

To place your name on the interest list, call Faye Eberle at SIAST Kelsey Campus, (306) 659-4195 or Diane Stephanson at SIAST Palliser Campus, (306) 691-8263.
For further information concerning technician certification requirements, contact SGI Vehicle Standards and Inspections at 1-800-667-8015, ext. 6188.
Please bring proper eye protection, work gloves and work boots.

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Transferring, Lifting, Repositioning (SPCR 100)

You will participate in activities to move and position clients/objects in health care settings using minimal physical effort and maximizing the use of mechanical aids and equipment. The course focuses on client/caregiver safety. Upon successfully completing the course, you will receive a Transferring, Lifting, Repositioning (TLR) certificate.

Fee: $170
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CRN: 04-66May 10, 2014
Sa, 8 am-5 pm
Registration deadline May 2
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Regina
CRN: 04-32May 24, 2014
Sa, 8 am-5 pm
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Saskatoon
CRN: 04-65June 14, 2014
Sa, 8 am-5 pm
Registraton deadline Jun 6
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Regina
CRN: 04-76June 20, 2014 - June 21, 2014
F, 6:30-9:30 pm; Sa, 9 am-4 pm
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Regina

Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TRAN 1800)

You will learn about legislation and regulations governing the transportation of dangerous goods including information on classification, safety masks, documentation, safe handling, incident reporting and emergency response.

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Welding Basic Pressure (WELD 1607)

You will learn the fundamentals of welding 6” sch. 80 pipe in the 2G, 5G positions using the SMAW welding process. This includes proper fit-up, weld joint preparation, tacking and electrode manipulation in vertical up welding. Instruction will be in the form of lecture, shop demonstration and individual practice time.

This course will be delivered in Prince Albert when the minimum number of students has been reached. To place your name on the interest list or obtain more information, call 306-765-1564.

Participants should call 306-787-1443 (Boiler and Pressure Vessel Office) to determine eligibility to test prior to enrolling in this course.

Please bring proper eye protection, work gloves, and work boots.

Prerequisites: Trainees should have a minimum three years welding experience.


Fee: $2145 (GST included), 90 hours
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CRN: TBA
This course will be delivered when the minimum number of students has been reached. To place your name on the interest list or obtain more information, call 306-765-1564. You will be contacted to arrange dates and times when the interest list has a sufficient number of people.
Prince Albert
CRN: TBA
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Prince Albert

Welding Certification Upgrade (WELD 1816)

This course is designed to assist qualified trainees to prepare for CWB, Sask. Journey, Sask. Pressure, or specific employment qualifications or job tests. Protective clothing is required for class by all students.



This course will be delivered in Saskatoon when the minimum number of students has been reached. To place your name on the interest list or obtain more information, call (306) 659-4195.

Prerequisites: Trainees should be eligible or required to challenge a weld certification test


Fee: $1045 (GST included), 40 hours/4 weeks
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CRN: TBA
F, 6-10, Sa, 9 am-4 pm
This course will be delivered when the minimum number of students has been reached. To place your name on the interest list or for more information, call 306659-4195. You will be contacted when the interest list has a sufficient number of people.
Saskatoon
CRN: TBA
F, 6-10 pm, Sa, 9 am-4 pm
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Saskatoon

Welding, Basic Skills (1621) (WELD 1621)

In this workshop the basics of gas welding and cutting, Arc and MIG welding will be covered. Your job may require some fundamental skills or you may have a present hobby in which welding can help you succeed. You will need to bring leather gloves and must wear protective clothing.



This course will be delivered in Prince Albert when the minimum number of students has been reached. To place your name on the interest list or obtain more information, call 306-765-1564.
Please bring proper eye protection, work gloves and work boots.

Fee: $239 (GST included) (Wascana), 12 hours/2 weeks
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CRN: TBA
This course will be delivered when the minimum number of students has been reached. To place your name on the interest list or obtain more information, call 306-765-1564. You will be contacted to arrange dates and times when the interest list has a sufficient number of people.
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Prince Albert
CRN: TBA
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Prince Albert
CRN: 04-68May 3, 2014 - May 10, 2014
Sa, 9 am-3:30 pm
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Regina

Welding, Basic Skills (1800) (WELD 1800)

In this workshop the basics of gas welding and cutting, Arc and MIG welding will be covered. Your job may require some fundamental skills or you may have a present hobby in which welding can help you succeed. You will need to bring leather gloves and must wear protective clothing.



This course will be delivered in Moose Jaw when the minimum number of students has been reached. To place your name on the interest list or obtain more information, call (306) 691-8263 in Moose Jaw. You will be contacted to arrange dates and times when the interest list has a sufficient number of people.
Please bring proper eye protection, work gloves and work boots.

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Welding, CWB Prep (WELD 1605)

This is a four-week specialty course designed to teach the skills required to pass an all-position arc welding test. Please bring proper eye protection, work gloves, work boots and non-flammable clothing.

Canadian Welding Bureau testing is available in Saskatoon and Regina.  Visit gosiast.com/welding for more information.



Prerequisites: Two years of welding experience or pre-employment welding certificate.


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Welding, Pressure Pipe “B” (WELD 1608)

You will learn the fundamentals of welding 6” sch. 80 pipes in the 2G, 5G positions using the SMAW process. This includes proper fit-up weld joint preparation, tacking and electrode manipulation in vertical up welding. This three-week course is designed to prepare you for your first pressure qualification test and related field of work. All students require steel toed or safety shoes, safety glasses, leather gloves and protective clothing.



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Welding: Multi-Process (WELD 1841)

Participants will be provided with basic instruction in the process of SMAW (Stick), GMAW (MIG), GTAW (TIG) and Oxy-acetylene welding and then pursue the option of their choice. All students require protective clothing.

Please bring proper eye protection, work gloves and work boots.
This course will be delivered in Prince Albert when the minimum number of students has been reached. To place your name on the interest list or obtain more information, call (306) (306) 765-1564

Fee: $530 (GST included), 48 hours/8 weeks
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CRN: TBA
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Prince Albert
CRN: TBA
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Prince Albert
CRN: 03-892March 10, 2014 - May 12, 2014
M&W, 7-10 pm
Room: S113
No class April 21 (Kelsey)
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Saskatoon
CRN: 03-597April 14, 2014 - June 11, 2014
M&W, 7-10 pm
No class May 19 (Wascana)
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Regina

WHMIS Train the Trainer (WHMS 184)

Your studies will focus on the preparation required to successfully facilitate in-house workplace hazardous materials information system (WHMIS) sessions for front line workers. You will learn about relevant legislation including requirements of worker training, controlled product classification, and required documentation and labelling. You will also develop skills to design specific workplace training sessions.

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Women in Trades Exploratory Course (CEXP 1600)

This hands-on course for women offers an introduction to a variety of basic trade skills. Course content includes Automotive Servicing, Building Systems, Carpentry, Machine Shop and Welding. Upon successful completion of the course, you are issued a statement of attendance.

The course provides women with:

  • increased post-secondary training/education and employment potential in trades
  • the opportunity to explore training options in a variety of trades
  • a realistic understanding of the physical, emotional and academic requirements of training/education and employment in trades
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Shop sessions include:

  1. Welding - you will learn to assemble and tack weld steel, use assorted shaping methods, as well as use clearning, finishing and cutting tools
  2. Automotive servicing - you will learn to perform a variety of vehicle checks as well as an oil and filter change
  3. Carpentry - you will learn how to frame and erect a wall, repair a hole in drywall and apply sheathing and drywall
  4. Machining - you will learn to use tap and die, cutting, drilling and grinding tools
  5. Building systems - you will learn basic plumbing tasks

For more information about Regina classes contact Anna Kwasnica at anna.kwasnica@siast.sk.ca or 306-775-7427 and for Saskatoon classes contact Devin West at devin.west@siast.sk.ca or (306)659-4863.

 

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Workplace Hazardous Materials Information Systems (WHMS 1800)

WHMIS is a uniform, national regulatory system to inform about hazardous material (legally called “Controlled Products”). This course will enable participants to understand the intent of WHMIS symbols, labels and procedures for filling out MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheets) in places of employment. Participants will be trained on recognition and safe handling as well as use and storage of controlled products used at the workplace.

Fee: $80 (GST & manual included), 4 hours
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CRN: TBA
This course will be scheduled when sufficient interest is shown. For more information or to be placed on an interest list call 306-775-7472.

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Regina

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