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  • Air Brakes
    3/28/2017 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    1095

    Air Brakes

    3-day course (March 28, 29, 30)

    Cost: $598

    Certification: ICBC, Valid for 3 years.

    PPE Requirements: coveralls, steel toe boots, clear safety glasses are mandatory to attend course

    Prerequisites: Must have a valid BC Driver's Licence.

    Airbrakes will cover the basic functions of Airbrake systems, their maintenance and service. Northern Lights College Airbrakes course consists of two 8 hour days of theory. All 16 hours of theory is mandatory. Day three, upon passing the theory is split into two groups of five students or less for the practical.

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  • Skid Steer Training
    3/28/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    1136

    Skid Steer Training

    Skid Steer Loader Training - One day course

    Cost: $320

    Certification: Valid for 3 years.

    PPE Requirements: Steel toe boots and gloves manditory

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  • Introductory Lessons in Piano
    3/28/2017 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

    Introductory Lessons in Piano

    Tuesdays & Wednesdays (12 weeks)

    Starting January 10 & 11,  Ending March 28 & 29

    Each student will receive 30 minutes of one-on-one time between 3:30 and 5:30 each day.

    Cost: $265 for all 12 weeks.

    Instructor: Roseanne Crisfield

    For more information, or to register, please contact the Chetwynd Campus at 250-788-2248 or slekavy@nlc.bc.ca or btupper@nlc.bc.ca

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  • Aerial Boom Lift
    3/29/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    1139

    Aerial Boom Lift

    One day course

    Cost: $321

    Certification: Valid for three (3) years

    PPE Requirements: Steel toe boots and gloves are mandatory to attend course.

    Prerequisites: Must have a valid Fall Protection ticket to attend course.

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  • Confined Space Entry Level II
    3/29/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    Confined Space Entry Level II

    1 Day Course

    Cost: $335.00

    Book: $7.00

    Certification: WorkSafe BC, valid for three years.

    PPE Required: Coveralls, Hardhat, Steel toe boots, gloves, clear safety glasses

    Confined spaces in the workplace pose a significant risk of injury and death. Hazards in confined spaces can result in fire, explosion, unconsciousness, asphyxiation, or drowning. Confined space incidents can happen suddenly, often without any warning that something is wrong. Employers must take the necessary steps to ensure worker safety around confined spaces

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  • Fall Protection
    3/30/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    Fall Protection

    1-day course

    Cost: $335

    Book: $46.00

    Certification: Greenseal, valid for three years.

    Falls from heights, even relatively low elevations, can result in serious injuries. The proper use of fall protection equipment — in addition to planning, supervision, and training — can reduce or eliminate the risk of falling. The Occupational Health and Safety Regulation requires workers to use fall protection systems when they could fall from a height of 3 m (10 ft.) or more, or where a fall from a lesser height could result in serious injury.

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  • Body Language Basics
    3/30/2017 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM

    Body Language Basics

    Customer Service Skills - Body Language Basics

    1-Day Course (March 30)

    Cost:  $252,     Course is FREE for Tumbler Ridge Residents

    Instructor: Dawn Pouliot

    For information, or to register, please contact the Tumbler Ridge Campus at 250-242-5591 or TRStudentServices@nlc.bc.ca

    Office Hours: 8am - 4pm, Monday to Friday

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  • Microsoft Word Expert Certification
    4/3/2017
    995

    Microsoft Word Expert Certification

    5-week ONLINE Instructor-led course (April 3 - 28)

    Cost: $367

    Certification: JasperActive, Certificate of Completion.

    Microsoft Word Expert teaches users how to use a variety of intermediate and advanced features to create and format business documents including online forms and personalized mailings. Students also learn to collaborate with other users, create outlines, use master documents and work with long documents. Successful completion of the certification exam provides a competitive advantage by validating the knowledge and skill sets for individuals who may be seeking employment or further job opportunities in their careers. This online course offers you the convenience of online study from home, with the classroom benefits of having an instructor available to help you with any questions.

    This course is also offered as a Self-Paced option without an instructor. Different timeline and costs are associated with this option.

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  • Microsoft Excel Expert Certification
    4/3/2017
    996

    Microsoft Excel Expert Certification

    5-week ONLINE Instructor-led course (April 3 - 28)

    Cost: $367

    Certification: JasperActive, Certificate of Completion.

    Instructor: Dawn Pouliot

     Microsoft Excel Expert teaches users how t use a variety of intermediate and advanced features to merge workbooks, perform data analysis, and audit formulas in spreadsheets. Users also use summary functions, create PivotTables and PivotCharts, and work with macros.  Successful completion of the certification exam provides a competitive advantage by validating the knowledge and skill sets for individuals who may be seeking employment or further job opportunities in their careers    

    This course is also offered as a Self-Paced option without an instructor. Separate timeline and costs are associated with this option.

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  • Microsoft PowerPoint Certification
    4/3/2017
    997

    Microsoft PowerPoint Certification

    5-week ONLINE Instructor-led course (April 3 - 28)

    Cost: $367

    Certification: JasperActive, Certificate of Completion.

    Microsoft PowerPoint Certification teaches the user how to create and manage presentations using a variety of core and intermediate features. Some topics may appear to be basic skill sets but are discussed in more detail, exploring at a higher level different options that can be chosen or applied for that skill set. Successful completion of the certification exam provides a competitive advantage by validating the knowledge and skill sets for individuals who may be seeking employment or further job opportunities in their careers

    This course is also offered as a Self-Paced option without an instructor. Separate timeline and costs are associated with this option.

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  • H2S Alive
    4/4/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    H2S Alive

    1-Day Course

    Cost: $372    (course: $317, book: $55)

    Certification: Enform, valid for three years.

    Learn how to work safely in and around hydrogen sulphide (H2S) environments. Topics covered in course include basic rescue techniques, physical properties of H2S, health hazards of H2S, protection from H2S, hands-on experience operating a self-contained breathing apparatus and performing rescue lift and drag exercises.

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  • Confined Space Entry Level II
    4/5/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    Confined Space Entry Level II

    1 Day Course

    Cost: $342     (course: $335, book: $7)

    Certification: WorkSafe BC, valid for three years.

    PPE Required: Coveralls, Hardhat, Steel toe boots, gloves, clear safety glasses

    Confined spaces in the workplace pose a significant risk of injury and death. Hazards in confined spaces can result in fire, explosion, unconsciousness, asphyxiation, or drowning. Confined space incidents can happen suddenly, often without any warning that something is wrong. Employers must take the necessary steps to ensure worker safety around confined spaces

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  • Fall Protection
    4/6/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    Fall Protection

    1-day course

    Cost: $381      (course: $335,  book: $46)

    Certification: Greenseal, valid for three years.

    Falls from heights, even relatively low elevations, can result in serious injuries. The proper use of fall protection equipment — in addition to planning, supervision, and training — can reduce or eliminate the risk of falling. The Occupational Health and Safety Regulation requires workers to use fall protection systems when they could fall from a height of 3 m (10 ft.) or more, or where a fall from a lesser height could result in serious injury.

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  • FoodSafe Level 1
    4/8/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    987

    FoodSafe Level 1

    One day course

    Cost: $317.00   Manual: $11.50

    Certification: Northern BC Foodsafe Council, valid for five (5) years.

    Instructor: Crystal Brown

    FOODSAFE Level 1 is a food handling, sanitation and work safety course designed for front line food service workers such as cooks, servers, bussers, dishwashers, and deli workers.  The course covers important food safety and worker safety information including foodborne illness, receiving and storing food, preparing food, serving food, cleaning and sanitizing.

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  • Air Brakes
    4/11/2017 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    1199

    Air Brakes

    3-day course (April 11, 12 & 13)

    Cost: $598

    Certification: ICBC, Valid for 3 years.

    PPE Requirements: coveralls, steel toe boots, clear safety glasses are mandatory to attend course

    Prerequisites: Must have a valid BC Driver's License.

    Air brakes will cover the basic functions of Air brake systems, their maintenance and service. Northern Lights College Air brakes course consists of two 8 hour days of theory. All 16 hours of theory is mandatory. Day three, upon passing the theory is split into two groups of five students or less for the practical.

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  • H2S Alive
    4/11/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    H2S Alive

    1-Day Course

    Cost: $317.00

    Book: $55.00

    Certification: Enform, valid for three years.

    Learn how to work safely in and around hydrogen sulphide (H2S) environments. Topics covered in course include basic rescue techniques, physical properties of H2S, health hazards of H2S, protection from H2S, hands-on experience operating a self-contained breathing apparatus and performing rescue lift and drag exercises.

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  • Confined Space Entry Level II
    4/12/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    Confined Space Entry Level II

    1 Day Course

    Cost:  $335.00

    Book: $7.00

    Certification: WorkSafe BC, valid for three years.

    PPE Required: Coveralls, Hardhat, Steel toe boots, gloves, clear safety glasses

    Confined spaces in the workplace pose a significant risk of injury and death. Hazards in confined spaces can result in fire, explosion, unconsciousness, asphyxiation, or drowning. Confined space incidents can happen suddenly, often without any warning that something is wrong. Employers must take the necessary steps to ensure worker safety around confined spaces

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  • Fall Protection
    4/13/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    Fall Protection

    1-day course

    Cost: $335

    Book: $46.00

    Certification: Greenseal, valid for three years.

    Falls from heights, even relatively low elevations, can result in serious injuries. The proper use of fall protection equipment — in addition to planning, supervision, and training — can reduce or eliminate the risk of falling. The Occupational Health and Safety Regulation requires workers to use fall protection systems when they could fall from a height of 3 m (10 ft.) or more, or where a fall from a lesser height could result in serious injury.

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  • H2S Alive
    4/18/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    H2S Alive

    1-Day Course

    Cost: $317.00

    Book: $55.00

    Certification: Enform, valid for three years.

    Learn how to work safely in and around hydrogen sulphide (H2S) environments. Topics covered in course include basic rescue techniques, physical properties of H2S, health hazards of H2S, protection from H2S, hands-on experience operating a self-contained breathing apparatus and performing rescue lift and drag exercises.

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  • Trailer Towing
    4/18/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    Trailer Towing

    Trailer Towing- 1 day course

    Cost: $317

    Certification: Trailer Towing Certificate does not expire.  After successful completion of course, student must take a written test with ICBC for a Heavy Trailer Endorsement

    Prerequisites: Must have a valid Class 5 Driver's License.

    This course of study is designed to increase the knowledge and safety awareness of drivers who are responsible for towing a variety of trailers including utility and tandem units.  this course will benefit experienced drivers as well as drivers who have limited experience in trailer towing and maneuvering.  Topics include checking that the trailer and vehicle are a legal combination, hitching and unhitching, preparing for a journey, securing a load considering weight distribution, conducting a mid-journey safety check, optimizing safe driving techniques and how to reverse a trailer. 

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  • Counterbalance Forklift
    4/18/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    1156

    Counterbalance Forklift

    One day course

    Cost: $321

    Certification: Valid for 3 years.

    PPE Requirements: Steel toe boots mandatory

     

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  • Skid Steer Training
    4/19/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    Skid Steer Training

    Skid Steer Loader Training - One day course

    Cost: $320.00 (includes manual)

    Certification: Skid Steer tickets do not expire, but recertification may be required by employer as per industry standards.

    PPE Requirements: Steel toe boots and gloves mandatory

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  • Defensive Driving
    4/19/2017 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

    Defensive Driving

    Defensive Driving - 1-day course

    Cost: $298

    Instructor: Gerald Bahm

    If you require more information, or would like to register, please contact the Dawson Creek WFTR Department at 250-784-7587 or email kneedham@nlc.bc.ca 

    Office Hours: 8am-4pm, Monday to Friday

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  • Confined Space Entry Level II
    4/19/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    Confined Space Entry Level II

    1 Day Course

    Cost: $335.00

    Book: $7.00

    Certification: WorkSafe BC, valid for three years.

    PPE Required: Coveralls, Hardhat, Steel toe boots, gloves, clear safety glasses

    Confined spaces in the workplace pose a significant risk of injury and death. Hazards in confined spaces can result in fire, explosion, unconsciousness, asphyxiation, or drowning. Confined space incidents can happen suddenly, often without any warning that something is wrong. Employers must take the necessary steps to ensure worker safety around confined spaces

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  • WHMIS
    4/21/2017 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    WHMIS

    One-day course

    Cost: $262      (course: $252, book: $10)

    Certification: Provided by NLC, no expiry

    Canadian law requires that any person exposed to a hazardous material in the workplace must be trained in Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System. (WHMIS)

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  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods
    4/21/2017 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    1224

    Transportation of Dangerous Goods

    TDG - One-day course, 1:30 - 4:30pm

    Cost: $302.70     (course: $261, book: $41.70)

    Certification: Provided by NLC, Valid for three years

    There is a comprehensive set of regulations, which must be adhered to when transporting dangerous goods. This course will provide a simple guide for employees which will enable them to understand and comply with the basic requirements of Transport Canada. The course is ideal for Shippers, Receivers and Carriers.

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  • H2S Alive
    4/25/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    H2S Alive

    1-Day Course

    Cost: $317.00

    Book: $55.00

    Certification: Enform, valid for three years.

    Learn how to work safely in and around hydrogen sulphide (H2S) environments. Topics covered in course include basic rescue techniques, physical properties of H2S, health hazards of H2S, protection from H2S, hands-on experience operating a self-contained breathing apparatus and performing rescue lift and drag exercises.

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  • Weekend Welder Class
    4/25/2017 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    1241

    Weekend Welder Class

    4-day course (April 25, April 27, May 2 & May 4)

    @6:30-9pm each day EXCEPT May 4: 6:30-9:30pm

    Cost: $295 +TAX   Additional costs for project materials is required for the last day.

    PPE Requirements: CSA Approved Steel-toed boots  (helmets and gloves provided by NLC)

    Prerequisites: N/A - no experience required.

    This course will provide the fundamentals of proper setup and operation of welding equipment.  It will outline Rod and wire designators with examples of where to use them.  There will be hands on use of oxy/fuel cutting, stick welding, and mig wire feed.  If you have a welder at home and would like pointers on setup and usage, this course is geared to you.

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  • Confined Space Entry Level II
    4/26/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    Confined Space Entry Level II

    1 Day Course

    Cost: $335.00

    Book: $7.00

    Certification: WorkSafe BC, valid for three years.

    PPE Required: Coveralls, Hardhat, Steel toe boots, gloves, clear safety glasses

    Confined spaces in the workplace pose a significant risk of injury and death. Hazards in confined spaces can result in fire, explosion, unconsciousness, asphyxiation, or drowning. Confined space incidents can happen suddenly, often without any warning that something is wrong. Employers must take the necessary steps to ensure worker safety around confined spaces

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  • Fall Protection
    4/27/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    Fall Protection

    1-day course

    Cost: $335

    Book: $46.00

    Certification: Greenseal, valid for three years.

    Falls from heights, even relatively low elevations, can result in serious injuries. The proper use of fall protection equipment — in addition to planning, supervision, and training — can reduce or eliminate the risk of falling. The Occupational Health and Safety Regulation requires workers to use fall protection systems when they could fall from a height of 3 m (10 ft.) or more, or where a fall from a lesser height could result in serious injury.

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  • Responsibilities of Joint Health & Safety Committees
    4/27/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    Responsibilities of Joint Health & Safety Committees

    1-day course

    Cost: $320

    The committee is an advisory body that helps to stimulate awareness of safety issues, recognizes workplace risks and then deals with these risks. To achieve its goal, the committee holds meetings and conducts regular workplace inspections.

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  • Air Brakes
    5/2/2017 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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    Air Brakes

    3-day course (May 2, 3, 4)

    Cost: $598

    Certification: ICBC, Valid for 3 years.

    PPE Requirements: coveralls, steel toe boots, clear safety glasses are mandatory to attend course

    Prerequisites: Must have a valid BC Driver's Licence.

    Airbrakes will cover the basic functions of Airbrake systems, their maintenance and service. Northern Lights College Airbrakes course consists of two 8 hour days of theory. All 16 hours of theory is mandatory. Day three, upon passing the theory is split into two groups of five students or less for the practical.

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  • H2S Alive
    5/2/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    H2S Alive

    1-Day Course

    Cost: $372    (course: $317, book: $55)

    Certification: Enform, valid for three years.

    Learn how to work safely in and around hydrogen sulphide (H2S) environments. Topics covered in course include basic rescue techniques, physical properties of H2S, health hazards of H2S, protection from H2S, hands-on experience operating a self-contained breathing apparatus and performing rescue lift and drag exercises.

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  • Confined Space Entry Level II
    5/3/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    Confined Space Entry Level II

    1 Day Course

    Cost: $342     (course: $335, book: $7)

    Certification: WorkSafe BC, valid for three years.

    PPE Required: Coveralls, Hardhat, Steel toe boots, gloves, clear safety glasses

    Confined spaces in the workplace pose a significant risk of injury and death. Hazards in confined spaces can result in fire, explosion, unconsciousness, asphyxiation, or drowning. Confined space incidents can happen suddenly, often without any warning that something is wrong. Employers must take the necessary steps to ensure worker safety around confined spaces

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  • Fall Protection
    5/4/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    Fall Protection

    1-day course

    Cost: $381      (course: $335,  book: $46)

    Certification: Greenseal, valid for three years.

    Falls from heights, even relatively low elevations, can result in serious injuries. The proper use of fall protection equipment — in addition to planning, supervision, and training — can reduce or eliminate the risk of falling. The Occupational Health and Safety Regulation requires workers to use fall protection systems when they could fall from a height of 3 m (10 ft.) or more, or where a fall from a lesser height could result in serious injury.

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  • Learn How to Compost!
    5/6/2017 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    1250

    Learn How to Compost!

    1-Day course

    Cost: FREE

    A course all about learning how to compost! Learn the two types of composting, the essential elements for a perfect compost,  as well as the common mistakes made when starting your own.  If you're a gardener interested in investing time into your garden's soil to get the most out of your harvest and keeping yard waste and kitchen scraps out of the landfills, then this is the course for you!  

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