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Calendar of Workforce Training Courses

Contact the Workforce Training/Continuing Education department.

 

As per NLC Policy, refunds will only be issued if course is cancelled or 24 hours' notice provided by the student or sponsoring company. 

Please Note: All course dates and costs listed in the calendar below are subject to change without notice.

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  • Air Brakes
    5/30/2017 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    1130

    Air Brakes

    3-day course (May 30, 31, June 1)

    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
    5/30/2017 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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  • Fall Protection
    5/31/2017 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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  • Aerial Boom Lift
    5/31/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    1266

    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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  • Oilfield Hauler Course
    6/2/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    Oilfield Hauler Course

    OHC - 1 Day Course

    (Previously known as Heavy Haulers)

    Cost: $382     (course: $335, book: $47)

    Certification: Enform, valid for 3 years.

    Gain knowledge to help improve your ability to safely operate heavy vehicles used within the oil and gas industry. Designed for Oil and gas workers who operate heavy vehicles with a gross vehicle weight of 15,000kg and higher.  Tops covered includes regulatory requirements, hazard assessment and control, vehicle inspection and maintenance, cargo management, vehicle handling, and journey management.  

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  • Pesticide Applicator
    6/2/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    1270

    Pesticide Applicator

    3-Day course,June 2, 3, 4 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm each day

    Cost: $730.00    ($524 course costs, $90 exam fees, $116 books)

    Certificate: Issued by Ministry of Environment, Certificate expiry depends on the percentage mark that each student obtains.  60-74% = Valid for 1 Year, 75-100% = Valid for 5 Years.

    There are four different categories of certificates that Northern Lights College offers. When you register for the course, you must let us know which certificate you wish to take.

    Agricultural General: Manage pests associated with agricultural production of field, orchard, nursery and greenhouse crops, livestock and poultry. This category is for custom applicators, private growers or farm workers. A separate category is available for application of strychnine bait used to control gopher populations.

    Forestry: Manage weeds, insects and diseases in forestry production, including weed control on forest rangeland. Subcategories are available for non-broadcast applications, seed cone orchards and seedling nurseries.

    Industrial Vegetation and Noxious Weed: Manage weeds on industrial land, roads, power lines, railways and pipeline right-of-ways including control of noxious weeds on private or public land. 

    Landscape General: Manage insects, diseases and weeds of gardens, ornamental plantings and turf.

    Certification and training is required for anyone who purchases or supplies restricted class pesticides, assists in the application, transportation, storage, and security of pesticides, applies and dispenses pesticides for authorized holders and vendors.

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  • Learn How to Compost!
    6/3/2017 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    1251

    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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  • Air Brakes
    6/6/2017 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    1205

    Air Brakes

    3-day course (June 6, 7 & 8)

    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
    6/6/2017 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
    6/7/2017 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
    6/8/2017 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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  • Family Fun Painting Class
    6/12/2017 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

    Family Fun Painting Class

    Fearless Leader Child / Adult Paint n' Party Event, 3:30 - 4:30pm

    Cost:  $45/ child and parent pair

    At Paint n' Party and Northern Lights College, we believe in the importance of family time and creativity. This class offers both! This class will give parents the opportunity to paint with their children.  It does not have to be a parent, however, every child must be accompanied by an adult for these classes. 

    Drinks and Snacks will be provided.

    For more information, please contact:

    Lisa Waldon 250-219-7826

    Lisa Dionne 250-219-7008

    To register and pay for the course, please go to www.paintnpartyevents.com

     

     

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  • Aerial Boom Lift
    6/13/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    1267

    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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  • H2S Alive
    6/13/2017 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
    6/14/2017 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
    6/15/2017 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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  • Family Fun Painting Class
    6/19/2017 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

    Family Fun Painting Class

    "Rainbow Rain" Child / Adult Paint n' Party Event, 3:30 - 4:30pm

    Cost:  $45/ child and parent pair

    At Paint n' Party and Northern Lights College, we believe in the importance of family time and creativity. This class offers both! This class will give parents the opportunity to paint with their children.  It does not have to be a parent, however, every child must be accompanied by an adult for these classes. 

    Drinks and Snacks will be provided.

    For more information, please contact:

    Lisa Waldon 250-219-7826

    Lisa Dionne 250-219-7008

    To register and pay for the course, please go to www.paintnpartyevents.com

     

     

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  • Air Brakes
    6/20/2017 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    1131

    Air Brakes

    3-day course (June 20, 21, 22)

    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
    6/20/2017 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.

    Read more
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  • Fall Protection
    6/21/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    Fall Protection

    1-day course

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

    Certification: Greenseal, valid for three years.

    If you wish to bring your own fall equipment and have the instructor check to make sure everything is properly adjusted, you are welcome to.  However, it is not a requirement to bring any gear to the course.

    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
    6/22/2017 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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  • Fall Protection
    6/23/2017 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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  • Family Fun Painting Class
    6/26/2017 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

    Family Fun Painting Class

    "Campfire Treat" Child / Adult Paint n' Party Event, 3:30 - 4:30pm

    Cost:  $45/ child and parent pair

    At Paint n' Party and Northern Lights College, we believe in the importance of family time and creativity. This class offers both! This class will give parents the opportunity to paint with their children.  It does not have to be a parent, however, every child must be accompanied by an adult for these classes. 

    Drinks and Snacks will be provided.

    For more information, please contact:

    Lisa Waldon 250-219-7826

    Lisa Dionne 250-219-7008

    To register and pay for the course, please go to www.paintnpartyevents.com

     

     

    Read more
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  • Oilfield Hauler Course
    6/28/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    Oilfield Hauler Course

    OHC - 1 Day Course

    (Previously known as Heavy Haulers)

    Cost: $335  Book: $47

    Certification: Enform, valid for 3 years.

    Gain knowledge to help improve your ability to safely operate heavy vehicles used within the oil and gas industry. Designed for Oil and gas workers who operate heavy vehicles with a gross vehicle weight of 15,000kg and higher.  Tops covered includes regulatory requirements, hazard assessment and control, vehicle inspection and maintenance, cargo management, vehicle handling, and journey management. 

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