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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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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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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 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

Forklift Certification (MATE 186)

This course is an eight-hour theory session followed by a minimum of eight hours of lift truck operation. To receive certification, applicants are required to demonstrate knowledge of lift trucks for pre-operation and operation. Operating time and examination will be given on a lift truck. Certification requires applicants to complete a written and driving examination. This course meets Saskatchewan Safety Council Standards and Occupational Health and Safety requirements. Certification: Saskatchewan Safety Council.

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

Fee: $602 (including course modules)
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CRN: 04-27May 10, 2014 - May 11, 2014
Sa&Su, 8 am-4 pm
Room: 159
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Saskatoon
CRN: 04-41May 24, 2014 - May 25, 2014
Sa&Su, 8 am-5 pm
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Regina

Gas Fitters License Preparation (PIPE 1801)

Theory and practical instruction is provided to prepare piping trades people to write the provincial gas examination. Persons wishing to write the exam must prove fourth year apprentice status in the plumbing or pipe fitting trades, for the Domestic Gas Fitters exam and journeyperson status in the plumbing or pipe fitting trade for the General Gas License. There will be separate classes for those challenging the domestic and the general gas exam.

Note: You must register with the Apprenticeship Board one month prior to this course to write your Exam.

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

   

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Halocarbon Certification (AIR 1801)

Now that Saskatchewan has enacted the Environmental Management and Protection Act, persons involved in the servicing of refrigeration and air conditioning equipment in the province require Halocarbon certification. A training manual developed by the Heating, Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Institute of Canada will be used in this course. The training material reflects the following three industry sectors: automotive, stationary and appliance. An inter-provincially and nationally recognized (by Environment Canada) certificate will be issued to those who successfully complete the course (75% required for successful completion).

If there is sufficient interest, this course will be delivered on other dates in Saskatoon. To place your name on the wait list or for more information, call (306) 659-4195. You will be contacted when the interest list has a sufficient number of people.

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Overhead Crane Operation (HEOP 1801)

You will learn the theoretical and practical application of the OTC (Overhead Traveling Crane). Training emphasizes on practical and safetyoriented components of crane operation and rigging. Rigging is the safe use of hardware such as slings, shackles, eyebolts, chain hoists and comea- longs in lifting operations. Upon completion of all learning outcomes, you will obtain a certificate stating you are a competent operator of up to (but not including) 50 tonne Overhead Travelling Crane according to OH&S regulations.

SIAST also offers this course at dates and times suitable for employers’ training staff.



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) 659-4102. You will be contacted when the interest list has a sufficient number of people.
Please bring safety approved eye protection, work gloves, work boots, calculator and tape measure

Fee: $930 40 hours/1 week
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CRN: TBA
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Safety Construction Orientation Training (SFTY 1213)

The Saskatchewan Construction Safety Association and SIAST offer the Construction Safety Training System (CSTS) course. Individuals seeking employment in the construction industry are strongly encouraged to acquire this certification, which is required on most large government and private construction sites.

The CSTS program is an interactive video computer system designed to train you in the basics of construction safety. It is a performance-based program that requires 100% mastery of the 12 lessons (listed below), which take approximately 5 hours to complete. The program is divided into lessons and topics. Students can repeat any topic as often as required. Each lesson consists of a study, check and test section. Training can be completed on a flexible schedule. It is easy to use, easy to understand, affordable and accessible.

  1. The Law At Work
  2. Workplace Hazards
  3. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  4. Personal Physical Care
  5. Housekeeping
  6. Ladders and Scaffolding
  7. Machinery, Tools and Equipment
  8. Mobile Equipment
  9. Excavating & Trenching
  10. Emergency Response
  11. WHMIS
  12. Environmental Factors



Training and presentations can be readily provided to a variety of audiences within the construction industry. For more information contact Faye at (306) 659-4195

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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
CRNStart DateLocation
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, 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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SIAST is Saskatchewan's primary public institution for post-secondary technical education and skills training. A member of Polytechnics Canada, SIAST's programs range from certificates to degrees. The institution serves 26,000 distinct students through campuses in Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina and Saskatoon, and through extensive distance education opportunities.

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