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Acting for Adults – CREA10194
In partnership with Theatre Aquarius, build performance and presentation skills in this active, fun course led by theatre professionals. Engage in acting techniques to gain experience in voice and body awareness, text analysis, character development, ensemble building, stage presence, theatre and rehearsal practice. Theatre skills are life skills; creative problem solving, teamwork, empathy, and awareness are essential to life and art. Location: Theatre Aquarius, 55 Wentworth St. South.
Air Brake Training – MOTPSAM70
Learn the airbrake system and components. Earn your 'Z' Air Brake Endorsement on your Ontario License, as required by The Ontario Ministry of Transportation. Test & Booklet included. When you have successfully completed the endorsement course, you need to report to a DriveTest Centre within 6 months to add the Z endorsement to your licence.
Alternative Healing Methods – HLTH10228
Discover the complementary, alternative medicine (CAM) and healing practices that are used in combination with conventional medicine and treatment. Understand the five categories of CAM including: alternative medicinal systems, manipulative therapies, mind-body interventions, biological based treatments and energy therapies. In class dates: January 18, 25, February 1, 15, March 7, 14.
ASIST: Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training – HMNS10038
Learn to recognize risk and how to intervene to prevent the immediate risk of suicide, in this intensive, interactive and practice-dominated course. Suitable for mental health professionals, health care providers, pharmacists, teachers, counsellors, youth workers, police and correctional staff, school staff, clergy and community volunteers. Fee includes training materials. Visit ce.mohawkcollege.ca/asist for more information.
Augmented/Virtual Reality Workshop – INFO10283
Interested in learning about Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality (ARVR) technology? Discover the history of the technology, the current and future applications, and how it affects industries. Explore the main companies and technologies in this space, future trends in the field, and the available career pathways. Gain a general understanding of AR/VR and discover future learning opportunities.
Basic Electrical – ELEC10123
Join an expert electrician to learn how to plan a rewiring, upgrading, and add-ons, according to code. Learn when an electrician and an inspection is a MUST. Materials included. Safety glasses and CSA approved safety shoes are mandatory and are the responsibility of the student.
Basic Plumbing – BLDG10072
Learn how to maintain and improve all your basic plumbing! We will show you how to save $$$ by knowing what to look for. Step-by-step instructions from fixing a leaky faucet to installing a toilet and everything in between. Bring a tape measure, and CSA approved safety glasses and safety boots.
Basic Sewing 1 – TEXTHC177
Develop skills in pattern reading, preparing the fabric, measuring, marking, pressing and machine sewing as you make a pair of elasticized shorts or pants. Patterns and fabric suggested. Some materials included.
Basic Sewing 2 – TEXTHC203
Develop new skills in measuring, easy set in sleeves, facings, interfacings and finishing details by making a simple collarless shirt or top. Patterns and fabric suggested. Some materials included.
Basic Sewing 3 – TEXTHC322
Continue to develop sewing skills by constructing a sleeveless or semi-fitted dress with set in sleeves and explore new techniques for zippers, easy fitting, hem and neck finishing. Patterns and fabric suggested. Some materials included.
Basic Sewing 4 – TEXT10023
Make a semi-fitted jacket, with short cut-on or 3/4 length sleeves, with simple lines which will suit anyone. This project works up quickly and will enhance your skills in measuring, layout, cutting, top stitching and construction. Pattern and fabric suggested. Some sewing experience beneficial. Some materials included.
Basic Sewing 5 – TEXT10024
Challenge yourself more with new sewing skills! Enhance your wardrobe with a casual and trendy "Hoodie" jacket with either a zippered or buttoned center front. Patterns will be suggested. Sewing skills needed. Some materials included.
Behaviour Management Systems – CONF10007
Learn to intervene in non-physical ways to calm and de-escalate student behaviour before violence occurs. Ontario-based curriculum to understand, prevent, and change negative behaviours. Preferred by many school boards and appropriate for all who work with children. Participants receive a BMS practitioner certificate. Bring proof of registration to class. Fee includes workbook.
Blockchain Workshop – INFO10284
What is a Blockchain and Cryptography? What are Bitcoin and Ethereum? How do distributed networks play a role (peer-to-peer protocols)? Explore the role of Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other blockchains like HyperLedger, in monetary policy, healthcare, data storage and other industrial/commercial applications. Understand blockchain fundamentals, Bitcoin and Ethereum, and their current and potential applications.
Bluebeam Workshop – BLDG10137
Bluebeam Revu is a PDF viewing and editing software made specifically for architects, engineers, superintendents and other professionals in the construction industry. Explore creating and managing PDF markups, strategies for tracking changes, creating RFIs, quantity take-offs and customization tools to make Bluebeam ideal for the user. A basic understanding of construction contract documents and data flow is recommended.
Build and Launch Your Website in 1 Day – COMP10211
Delivered by industry leading faculty. Non-experts will gain the necessary skills required to setup a website for their small business needs. Includes setting up a shared hosting account, installing WordPress, and building a fully featured website using various plugins and themes. NOTE: You must register for a domain and shared hosting account. The approximate cost is up to $100. You will be walked through the process in class. Please bring a valid credit card.
Chinese Brush Painting – ARTTPD101
Explore the styles, supplies and equipment used in Chinese brush painting to produce basic and simple strokes.
Chinese Brush Painting 2 – ARTTPD102
Focus on traditional techniques for painting flowers and birds with emphasis on classical fine line drawings using colour. Prerequisite: ARTTPD101.
Chinese Brush Painting 3 – ARTTPD103
Practice basic classical techniques used in painting landscapes. Prerequisite: ARTTPD102.
Chinese Brush Painting 4 – ARTTPD104
Experiment with Chinese painting techniques to render fish and animals in classical and contemporary styles. Prerequisite: ARTTPD103.
Chinese Brush Painting 5 – ARTTPD105
Through study of proportion and anatomy, learn to capture people of different ages in various poses. Prerequisite: ARTTPD104.
Chinese Brush Painting 6 – ARTTPD106
Experiment with a variety of compositions, materials and methods, while working with subjects of your choice. Prerequisite: ARTTPD105.
Communication D – COMM11040
An introductory college level English course. Through a variety of assignments, develop the reading, writing, critical and analytical skills essential for communicators in college and upon graduation. Teaches writing through the critical reading of various fiction and non-fiction materials and brings students with basic skills to college level foundational skills.
Cyber Security Workshop – INFO10285
With Cybercrime at an all-time high it is no longer an option to forgo cyber security even in a small business or at home, everyone is at risk. Focus on small business and home owners who want to learn how to better secure their home or business networks against cyber threats. Gain knowledge on cyber threats and vulnerabilities and how to protect against them.
Digital Cameras-How To Use Yours Effectively – PHTOCR527
Explore camera controls, resolution, exposure, automatic flash, creativity and composition. Supply your own digital camera.
Digital Photography 2 – PHTOPY300
Building on techniques covered in Digital Photo 1, learn and experiment with new creative and technical concepts. Prerequisite: PHTOPY101.
Dispute Resolution – CONF10010
Provides an understanding of negotiations among conflicting groups and how to achieve mutual agreement. Explore the characteristics of conflict and how it manifests itself in the workplace. Identify various solutions to difficult problems while maintaining relationships, negotiating issues, mediating disputes and dealing with emotionally charged situations. For emerging and aspiring leaders.
Drone Introduction – AFTD10036
Interested in Drones? Curious as to how drones work and how to fly one? Want to see how using a drone could help you in your business, or just for fun? Come out to our Drone Introduction workshop to see what can be done with drones, and to learn more about our RPAS courses. Instructors will demonstrate flying outside (weather permitting); students participate in basic flight control manoeuvers during indoor exercises.
Emergency First Aid & CPR – HSCI10227
Basic lifesaving first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for the workplace or home. Course meets legislation requirements for provincial/territorial worker safety and insurance boards and includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines. Defibrillator training is included. Certification is valid for 3 years in Emergency First Aid and CPR Level A or BLS. CPR book, certification card fee and pocket mask included.
Excel Linking Multiple Worksheets & Workbooks – INFO10191
Introduces the user to advanced features such as working with multiple worksheets and workbooks. Creating/deleting worksheets, creating a formula that links more than one worksheet and or workbook. Using Excel 2016.
Excel Pivottables and Outlines – INFO10187
PivotTables interactively rearrange large amounts of data into different views in order to make sense of the information that you have. Use Outlines to easily group data and create totals. Using Excel 2016.
Excel Working with Charts – INFO10190
Learn to create a graphical view of worksheet data using Excel's Chart feature. Using Excel 2016.
Excel Working with Formulas – INFO10192
Automate your worksheets through the use of absolute referencing, formulas, and built in functions: such as average, minimum, maximum, count date, if scenarios. Using Excel 2016.
First Responders Basic American Sign Language – LANG10088
Police! Fire! EMS! Ambulance! If you are a first responder, or plan to become one, this training could help you save lives. Learn the ASL signs for emergency situations including alphabet, family members, numbers, useful expressions so that you can communicate with the deaf/hard of hearing.
Garden Pests - How to Spot Them and How to Deal With Them – HORT10048
Introduces common garden pests in Ontario and includes tips for identifying and managing them. Delivered at the Royal Botanical Gardens, 680 Plains Road West, Burlington. Classroom 5 (upon arrival, check in at reception to confirm room location).
Gentle Persuasive Approaches – HSCI10232
An innovative, 4-module dementia-care curriculum based on a person-centred approach to care. The curriculum is evidence-based, interactive, and practical. Understand responsive behaviours so you can effectively and appropriately respond in a workplace setting. GPA includes respectful, self-protective, and gentle redirection techniques for use when catastrophic behaviours do occur. Book fee included. Visit ce.mohawkcollege.ca/gpa for more information.
HDR Imaging Techniques – PHTO10028
Learn techniques and procedures required to create stunning High Dynamic Range (HDR) colour images using the popular Merge to HDR process in Photoshop and the Photomatic Program. Sound knowledge of camera operation required.
HTML 2 – INFO10242
ACCELERATED! Create web pages suitable for business or personal use, using Hyper Text Markup Language (HTML), in a windows environment. Classes begin online (via eLearn) on January 20. You MUST login prior to the classroom sessions. In class dates: January 25, February 1 & February 8. Prerequisite: INFO10241 or INFO10144. Equivalent to: INFO10110 (Web Page Design).
Hydroponics and Gardening Without Soil – HORT10011
Learn about hydroponics and the art of growing plants without soil in this one day workshop. Discover the basic types of hydroponic systems, the types of growing media that are used and the plants best suited to growing in hydroponics. Hands on experience is provided. Materials included. Delivered at the Royal Botanical Gardens, 680 Plains Road West, Burlington. Classroom 5 (upon arrival, check in at reception to confirm room location).
IBM Blockchain Developer – COMP10234
Icentia CardioSTAT ECG Analysis and Reporting – HSCI10239
Develop advanced ambulatory ECG analysis and reporting skills using Icentia?s CardioSTAT ECG analysis reporting tool (EART) software. EART software is an adjunct to the CardioSTAT ambulatory long-term ECG monitor. Visit ce.mohawkcollege.ca/icentia for more information.
Intravenous Therapy - RN/RPN – NRSGNSC90
Intended for RNs/RPNs who work with individuals who are receiving IV therapy. Covers anatomy and physiology, types of IV solutions, variety of equipment used, initiating IV therapy (venipuncture) and appropriate nursing care. Understand generally accepted practices for IV therapy. Certification for the skill remains the responsibility of the employing agency. Proof of current RN/RPN CNO registration required. Blended Delivery - Online Mar. 7 & 21 In Class Mar. 14, 28, 29 & Apr. 11. 39 hours.
Introduction to Excel – INFO10193
Always wanted to know what Excel is all about? Discover the world of spreadsheets with Excel 2016.
Lab Basics Workshop for MLA – MLSC10014
Gain practical skills in basic laboratory techniques, and use of basic laboratory instrumentation. Become familiar with the use of glassware in standard and reagent preparation, use of the fume hood, safe operation of the centrifuge and Kohler Illumination. Equivalent to: MLSC10003.
Learn to Tile Successfully – BLDG10105
Learn the basic steps of tiling by starting with a simple project. Hands-on instruction will be given from selecting tiles to the actual installation and completion of a project. A good stepping stone to have the confidence to undertake a backsplash or similar project. Safety glasses and CSA approved safety shoes are mandatory and are the responsibility of the student.
Machine Shop 1 – MACHRE165
Study engine lathe operation with attention to safety, measuring, layout tools, set-up with 3 and 4 jaw chucks, speed/feed calculation, drilling, tapping, reaming, and external thread cutting. Material fee included. Safety glasses and CSA approved safety shoes are mandatory and responsibility of the student.
Machine Shop 2 – MACHRE265
Focus on safety procedures, operational formulae, intermediate engine lathe operation, eccentric turning, internal and external thread cutting, basic drilling, milling and surface grinding operations. Material fee included. Safety glasses and CSA approved safety shoes are mandatory and responsibility of the student. Prerequisite: MACHRE165.
Machine Shop 3 – MACHRE465
Study safety procedures, advanced turning operations, advanced milling applications and operational calculations. Material fee included. Safety glasses and CSA approved safety shoes are mandatory and responsibility of the student. Prerequisite: MACHRE265.
Medical/Surgical Theory Review – NRSG10110
Update nursing management skills for acute and chronically ill adults. Focus on nursing assessment, diagnosis and intervention implementation and evaluation, using evidence-based practice.
Mental Health First Aid – HMNS10123
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) gives people the skills to provide the early help that is so important in recovery. The aim is to improve mental health literacy, and provide the skills and knowledge to help people better manage potential or developing issues with mental health. Recognize the signs and symptoms of mental health problems. Fee includes training material that will be provided in class.
Mental Health First Aid - Adults who Interact with Youth – HMNS10147
Intended for an adult audience whose primary focus is youth aged 14-25, prepare to interact confidently about mental health with the young people in your life - including at school, extra-curricular activities, social services, family, friends, and in the community. Includes instruction about eating disorders and deliberate self-injury in addition to the 4 most common disorders discussed in MHFA BASIC. Fee includes training material that will be provided in class.
Metal Fabrication Intro Level 1 – MANU10056
Designed for beginner fabricators or hobbyists who have welding experience (will be evaluated by instructor on first night of class). Develop skills and read shop drawings by building small steel projects using a variety of techniques and equipment. Gain experience using the oxy-acetylene torch, plasma cutter, shear, iron worker and other supplied tools. Materials included. Students must bring CSA approved safety glasses & safety boots, welding gloves, and a tape measure (metric and imperial).
Metal Fabrication Intro Level 2 – MANU10058
Further develop the skills gained in Level 1 by fabricating a more advanced project. Choose between three designs: coffee/end table, fire pit or bookcase. Drawings and materials will be provided. Students must supply their own CSA approved safety glasses, CSA approved safety boots, welding gloves and a tape measure. Prerequisite: MANU10056.
Metal Fabrication Intro Level 3 – MANU10059
Build your own metal project with the guidance of an expert metal fabricator. Apply techniques learned in Levels 1 and 2 to build your own custom project (size limitations; all projects to be approved by instructor). Materials included. Students must supply their own CSA approved safety glasses, CSA approved safety boots, welding gloves and a tape measure. Prerequisite: MANU10058.
Neonatal Resuscitation-Provider Certification – HSCI10163
Gain hands-on experience in individual skill practice and integrated simulations of mega codes and newborn scenarios. Bring proof of successful completion of online NRP exam (dated within 1 month of start date) to first class. Visit www.cps.ca/en/nrp-prn/online-examination for details. Exam requires self-study. Textbook required.
Net Zero Buildings – BLDG10141
Have you wondered what the difference is between traditional and net zero buildings? Learn the difference between the two, how net zero contributes to low carbon and obtain first hand knowledge of net zero building operations by touring Canada's first net zero institutional building, The Joyce Centre for Partnership and Innovation at the Mohawk College Fennell Campus.
Nonviolent Crisis Intervention – CONFMHN08
Crisis Prevention Institute NVCI Certification valid for 1 year upon successful completion. Participants must wear comfortable clothing and closed-toe, rubber soled, flat shoes. Physical exertion is required. Registrations will only be accepted from current Mohawk College Diploma or Certificate students. Bring proof of registration to class. Fee includes workbook. Equivalent to: CONF10004.
Ozone Layer Protection Awareness Program – ENVR10065
Examine environmentally correct equipment design, and handling procedures for CFC/HCFC/HFC refrigerants. Intended for those who wish to maintain an ODP card or whose card has expired. Course manual included.
Phlebotomy Training – MLSC10040
Introduces the theory and techniques required for safe practice in Phlebotomy, when collecting both venous and capillary blood samples. Blended delivery: Online Feb 22, in-class Feb 29, Mar 1. 22 hours.
Private Investigator-Licensing Requirements – LAWS10091
Complete the training and study the curriculum for the private investigator's test as mandated by the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services. Blended delivery. 40 hours in class (February 22, 29, March 1, 7), 10 hours online.
Private Security Basic Training – LAWS10214
Complete the training for security guard testing as mandated by the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services. Ministry required Emergency Level First Aid certification training (HSCI10227) must be taken as a corequisite. Blended delivery. 20 hours in class (February 22, 29), 10 hours online.
Programming Workshop – INFO10286
Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (Drones) Flight Review – AFTD10035
This mandatory assessment is required for candidates wishing to apply for their small RPAS endorsed for advanced operations pilot certificate. Work through skills documented in TP15395 while under the careful assessment of an approved flight reviewer. In order to be admitted to this course, the candidate shall have successfully completed and passed the Transport Canada Small Remotely Piloted Aircraft (VLOS)?Advanced Operations exam. See website for location details. Drone required.
RPAS Flight Training – AFTD10034
Prepare to undertake the Transport Canada flight review requirement for advanced operations in this practical course. Explore rudimentary aircraft attitudes and movements and then progress though exercises devoted to developing the necessary hand eye coordination and situational awareness to manipulate these aircraft. See website for location details. Students must bring their own drone.
Serger Know How – CREA10169
Discover how to use your serger to its fullest potential with proficiency! Master various techniques, use decorative threads, and a variety of fabrics including knits. Practice these skills by completing project(s) during the course. The purchase of supplies is required. A materials list will be provided before the course starts. Please contact us for more information or to receive materials list by email. You must supply your own serger. Some materials included.
Sewing - Introduction – TEXTHC027
Tackle a simple project and gain basic skills in operating a sewing machine. A great stepping stone for future participation in other sewing courses and the Dressmaking Certificate program. Some materials included.
Sewing Window Treatments - Part 1 – CREA10103
Learn basic design tips for window treatments with emphasis on correct measuring, estimating yardage, fabric selection and hardware. Projects include sample of a basic cafe curtain and lined and unlined pinch pleated drapes. Basic sewing skills required. Some materials included.
Sewing Window Treatments - Part 3 – CREA10105
Try your hand at roman shades/balloons and more sophisticated and stylish drapery treatments. Start with the basic design rules, measuring, estimating yardage, hardware and install correctly. Complete samples in class. Some drapery and sewing skills beneficial. Some materials included.
Standard First Aid, C.P.R. 'BLS' (HCP)/AED – HSCI10088
Basic Life Support Provider Level. Complete intensive training, according to Red Cross Standards, WSIB (ON) approved. Designed to meet training requirements of community or industry personnel. A prerequisite for many college entry programs (e.g. MedRadSciences, CVT, DCS, OTA/PTA, PSW, ECE, CYC, ES, Fire Fighters, etc.). First Aid Valid for 3 years. CPR valid for 1 year. No refunds or transfers after course start date. CPR book, certification card fee and pocket mask included.
Statics – MECHMC322
Examine the effect of static forces and force systems and their importance in Mechanical Engineering Technology.
The Art of Communicating – COMM10369
Speak with confidence, clarity and strength. This innovative, interactive learning workshop is designed to engage students creatively to overcome fear and anxiety of public speaking. Follow proven strategies for planning and delivering an effective presentation. Build key communication skills to increase success in interviews, an elevator or sales pitch, presentations or social situations.
The Business Of Photography – BUSNPY112
Augment your Applied and/or Art Photography Certificate and gain the practical and in-depth information you need to operate your own business or sell your photography/artwork.
Valentine Floral Workshop – FLORGI617
Create an eye-catching and romantic oasis ring for your dinner table on this special occasion. Floral supplies included.
Weekend Boot Camp-Wheel Throwing – CERA10003
Throw faster, larger, more consistently. Come throw for a whole weekend and hone your skills before the start of the term. Bring your own clay or buy from the studio. Work will not be kept/fired at Mohawk. Studio fee included.
Welding Introduction - Level 1 – WELD10073
Designed for beginners with little to no previous experience in welding. Tools are supplied and materials are included, as are the course study materials and tests. Learn the basics of Shielded Metal Arc Welding and Gas Metal Arc Welding. Students are required to bring their own welding gauntlet gloves, steel-toed boots and safety glasses.
Welding Introduction - Level 2 – WELD10077
Designed for beginner to intermediate welders who have completed the Welding Intro, Level 1 course. Tools are supplied and materials are included, as are the course study materials and tests. Learn an intermediate level of Shielded Metal Arc Welding and Gas Metal Arc Welding. Students are required to bring their own welding gauntlet gloves, steel-toed boots and safety glasses.. Prerequisite: WELD10073 or WELD10197.
Welding Introduction - Level 3 – WELD10078
Designed for advanced welders who have completed the Welding Intro, Level 2 course. Tools are supplied and materials are included, as are the course study materials and tests. Learn an advanced level of Shielded Metal Arc Welding and Gas Metal Arc Welding, along with a basic introduction to GTAW. Students are required to bring their own welding gauntlet gloves, steel-toed boots and safety glasses. Prerequisite: WELD10066 or WELD10077.
Wood Finishing Basics – BLDG10135
Designed for beginners and expert woodworkers alike, learn the fundamentals of wood finishing through a step-by-step process focusing on texture, colour, sheen and protection. Includes surface preparation, application, different finishing options as well as tips for building with a finish in mind. Materials included. CSA approved safety shoes and glasses are required.
Woodworking Level 1 – BLDGTZ070
Produce several small woodworking projects from solid lumber in order to develop basic machine competency skills on the radial arm saw, band saw, table saw, jointer, planer, drill press and hand router. Tools supplied. Materials included. Theory and practical tests included. Safety glasses and CSA approved safety shoes are mandatory and are the responsibility of the student. Equivalent to: BLDG10022.
Woodworking Level 3 – BLDGTZ073
Build a piece of furniture or cabinet with the guidance of a cabinet maker. Use techniques from Levels 1 and 2 to build your own custom project (size limitations). Supply own plan and materials. Safety glasses and CSA approved safety shoes are mandatory and are the responsibility of the student. Prerequisite: BLDGTZ071.
Working at Heights - Recertification – BLDG10726
Individuals who obtain their working at heights certification are required by law to recertify every 3 years. Did you receive your certification in 2015? If so, you will be required to recertify this year by taking a practical working at heights recertification course. Chief Prevention Officer approved, practical hands on assessment, certification card provided to those who are successful.
Working at Heights Training – BLDG10113
Employers in Ontario must ensure that workers on construction projects who may use certain methods of fall protection successfully complete 'working at heights' training that meets training program and provider standards established by the CPO. This mandatory training is for anyone on a construction site who works at heights (10 feet/3 m and above). Obtain the required theoretical and practical training to meet Ministry training requirements. Course manual included.
WSIB Case Management Adjudication – BUSNBU159
Develop your skills in effective caseload management. Emphasis on Reemployment Obligations, the Work Reintegration Program, the payment of long-term LOE Benefits and controlling premium costs. Recommended prerequisite: BUSNBU158 or permission from instructor.