Continuing Education Weekend Courses

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This list is for the entire Spring 2020 term.

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ACHIEVE: Therapeutic Adventure Programming – HLTH10213

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Topics include experiential learning, group dynamics, activity sequencing, facilitation and learning transfer. Course is taught experientially through initiatives and challenge experiences. Students must provide their own transportation to base camp near South River ON and arrive by 1 p.m. Friday. Departure is 1 p.m. Sunday. Fee includes accommodations and meals. MAY BE USED AS A GENERAL ELECTIVE TOWARDS ANY POS. Visit ce.mohawkcollege.ca/achieve for more information.

Air Brake Training – MOTPSAM70

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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. Student Manual and Ministry of Ontario Driver Certification Program Fee are included.

ASIST: Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training – HMNS10038

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

Build-A-Bot Workshop – INFO10294

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Learn to assemble a simple roving bot. Program the bot using the CircuitPython programming language derived from Python but made simpler and smaller to works with micro-controllers. The bot can also be controlled using a free iOS or Android app with Bluetooth communication. Take your bot home at the end of the course and continue developing your skills! Materials included.

Ceramics Master Class – CERA10005

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Challenge your skills on the wheel. Work to interpret, investigate, experiment with process/assembly through a series of clay projects. Bring your own clay or buy in class. Work not kept/fired at Mohawk. Glaze fees included.

Chinese Brush Painting – ARTTPD101

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Explore the styles, supplies and equipment used in Chinese brush painting to produce basic and simple strokes.

Chinese Brush Painting 2 – ARTTPD102

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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

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Practice basic classical techniques used in painting landscapes. Prerequisite: ARTTPD102.

Chinese Brush Painting 4 – ARTTPD104

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Experiment with Chinese painting techniques to render fish and animals in classical and contemporary styles. Prerequisite: ARTTPD103.

Chinese Brush Painting 5 – ARTTPD105

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Through study of proportion and anatomy, learn to capture people of different ages in various poses. Prerequisite: ARTTPD104.

Chinese Brush Painting 6 – ARTTPD106

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Experiment with a variety of compositions, materials and methods, while working with subjects of your choice. Prerequisite: ARTTPD105.

Communication D – COMM11040

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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.

CSCT Exam Preparation – HSCI10185

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Designed specifically for individuals who have completed CSCT approved Cardiovascular Technology program and preparing for the CSCT certification exam. Based on the CSCT Exam Hand Guide and the National Competency profile (NCP) for cardiology technologists. NOTE: Proof of Cardiology Technology program completion must be shown during the first class. No class Sep 5. 18 hours.

Cyber Security Workshop – INFO10285

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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

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Explore camera controls, resolution, exposure, automatic flash, creativity and composition. Supply your own digital camera.

Digital Photography 2 – PHTOPY300

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Building on techniques covered in Digital Photo 1, learn and experiment with new creative and technical concepts. Prerequisite: PHTOPY101.

Drone Introduction – AFTD10036

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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 manoeuvres during indoor exercises.

Easter Blooms – FLOR10017

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Create a colourful table arrangement(s) in spring colours for your Easter entertaining. Follow easy instructions using a variety of fresh flowers and greens. Floral supplies included. Bring your own tools. Registration deadline 1 week before workshop date.

Emergency First Aid & CPR – HSCI10227

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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

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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

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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 Productivity with Macros – INFO10217

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Learn to automate repetitive tasks using Microsoft Excel macros feature. Reduce the number of keystrokes by using macros to speed up your production and reduce time spent on spreadsheets. Using Excel 2016.

Excel Working with Charts – INFO10190

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Learn to create a graphical view of worksheet data using Excel's Chart feature. Using Excel 2016.

Excel Working with Formulas – INFO10192

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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

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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.

French Farm House Cooking – CULI10103

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Interested in the classics? Learn some of the traditional, yet non fussy methods of classic French country cooking. Discover where it all began in this hands-on introduction, with a bit of history and loads of classic flavours. Bring a sharp chef's knife, apron, towel, and food containers. Food costs included.

Garden Pests - How to Spot Them and How to Deal With Them – HORT10048

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Introduces common garden pests in Ontario and includes tips for identifying and managing them. Held at Royal Botanical Gardens, 680 Plains Road West, Burlington, check in at Reception.

Gentle Persuasive Approaches – HSCI10232

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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.

Human Figure – PHTO10056

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Photograph the human form in a studio with attention to lighting, directing a model, protocol, and the photo shoot. Studio experience required. Nude models will be used. Model fees included.

IBM Application Security Technologist – COMP10235

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Scan web applications against vulnerabilities and attacks. Explore OWASP security standards, Glass Box scanning, cross-site scripting, broken authentication, cross-site request forgery and threat analysis and reports. Earn IBM Official Badges. 40% online and 60% in class. Basic knowledge of web development, HTML, HTTP and application security is required. Schedule might change. Check the website for details.

IBM Business Process Developer – BUSN10226

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Discover process modeling, case management, enhancing coaches, and integration services in the different phases of the business process management (BPM) lifecycle. Explore implementation of BPM methods and understanding the process portal. Earn IBM Official Badges. 40% online and 60% in class. Basic experience of modern programming, SQL syntax, JavaScript, web services as well as practical knowledge of data structures is required. Schedule might change. Check the website for details.

Intravenous Therapy - RN/RPN – NRSGNSC90

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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 May 16, 30. In Class May 24, Jun 6, 7. 39 hours.

Introduction to Excel – INFO10193

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Always wanted to know what Excel is all about? Discover the world of spreadsheets with Excel 2016.

Lab Basics Workshop for MLA – MLSC10014

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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 fumehood, safe operation of the centrifuge and Kohler Illumination. Equivalent to: MLSC10003.

Landscaping for the Home – HORT10049

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Learn to navigate the horticultural world as it applies to your home and garden. A great way to get geared up for the spring season! Held at Royal Botanical Gardens, 680 Plains Road West, Burlington, check in at Reception.

Learn to Tile Successfully – BLDG10105

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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. Materials included.

Metal Fabrication Intro Level 1 – MANU10056

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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

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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

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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.

Mind, Body, Spirit The Connection – HLTH10225

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Identify the patterns of an individual?s life & deep inter-workings of body, mind & spirit. Engage in activities & dialogue about issues pertaining to mental health & psychology. Discover the connection between physical disease & emotional, psychological & spiritual links. Make these connections in the context of the anatomy of the human energy system & individual spirit, while creating a blueprint for optimal connection for maximal health & wellness potential.

Nature Photography – PHTOPY106

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Learn to photograph various subjects in their natural habitat including flowers, wildlife, insects, geological formations, and more. Field trips: Saturday dates to be determined. Prerequisite: PHTOPY101.

Net Zero Buildings – BLDG10141

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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.

Night Sky Photography – PHTO10085

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Photograph the stars and night sky using a camera, tripod and the internet. Learn tips, techniques and theories to achieve the best results. A sound knowledge of camera operation is required.

Nonviolent Crisis Intervention – CONFMHN08

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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

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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.

Perinatal Support Worker – HSCI10240

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As an independent, ancillary, member of the health care team the PNSW will act as an advocate for the women and families they support. Working in collaboration with other members of a woman's health care team the PNSW can create the most appropriate and personalized emotional, educational and physical support for mother, baby and family. Blended delivery: 128 hours in class, 384 hours of independent study, 500 hours apprenticeship/volunteer work.

Phlebotomy Training – MLSC10040

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Introduces the theory and techniques required for safe practice in Phlebotomy, when collecting both venous and capillary blood samples. Blended delivery: Online May 2, in-class May 16 & 23. 22 hours.

Portraiture – PHTOPY402

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Hands-on course covers studio techniques, location shoots, hand-held flash, lenses, composition, posing. Model fee included. Recommended prerequisite: PHTOPY225.

Printmaking on Clay – CERA10016

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Learn a variety of printmaking on clay techniques, including lino cut, photo lithography, monoprinting, and screen printing. Develop imagery and textures through these techniques to create interesting surfaces for your ceramic pieces. Beginners and advanced students welcome!

Private Investigator-Licensing Requirements – LAWS10091

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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 (April 25, May 2, 3, 9), 10 hours online.

Private Security Basic Training – LAWS10214

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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 (April 25, May 2), 10 hours online.

Programming Workshop – INFO10286

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Explore the core ideas and skills a coder needs when programming on any platform with any language. Focus on the most important languages like JavaScript, C, Ruby, and Python. Discover the strengths of each languages and learn why you might choose one over another. Goals include: recognizing what is common across all of these languages; identifying what the program is doing under the hood; and making sense of the buzzwords and jargon that you cannot avoid when programming.

Pub Style Cooking – CULI10104

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Casual is King in this one-day fun and hands on visit to the local pub. Learn some of the classics of traditional pub fare and mix in some modern twists. Join one of our resident Chefs for some fun and flavourful frolic. Bring a sharp chef?s knife, food containers and a towel. Food costs included.

Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (Drones) Flight Review – AFTD10035

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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.

Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (Drones) Ground School – AFTD10033

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Designed to meet and exceed Transport Canada?s Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) Pilot Knowledge Requirements (TP 15263) this training covers the knowledge required to conduct advanced flight operations with small RPAS (drones) in Canada. Upon successful completion, students will be able to confidently challenge the online Transport Canada certification exams. See website for location details.

RPAS Flight Training – AFTD10034

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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.

Seafood Cooking – CULI10105

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Join us for a fun and flavourful introduction to seafood cookery. Traditional and surprisingly simple methods of creating your own signature fish dishes at home with some professional guidance from one of our resident Chef instructors. Bring a sharp chef?s knife, food containers and a towel. Food costs included.

Serger Know How – CREA10169

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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

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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

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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

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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.

Springtime Wreath – FLORGI614

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Shades and tints of green, pink and yellow speak of springtime and a hint of romance. Use a grapevine wreath, take an armful of garden delights of curly-willow branches, clusters of pussy willows and fillers for texture. Then add a colourful selection of flowers that will capture the airiness of the spring season. Further complemented by a wire ribbon bow for that romantic allure. Floral supplies included.

Standard First Aid, C.P.R. 'BLS' (HCP)/AED – HSCI10088

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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.

The Art of Communicating – COMM10369

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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. Visit ce.mohawkcollege.ca/art-of-communicating for more information.

The Management Of Wounds – HSCIHS127

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Enhance theoretical knowledge and practical skills in caring for complex wounds, including leg ulcers. Blended delivery. In class dates: May 9, Jun 13, Jul 11, remainder on MyCanvas. Text available from Titles Bookstore at McMaster Hospital Room 1G. Must bring proof of CNO registration and textbook to first class.

Waterfall Photography – PHTO10099

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Discover techniques for photographing waterfalls. Begin with one hour in class and then travel to some beautiful Hamilton waterfalls for 2.5 hours.

Weekend Cooking – CULI10106

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Learn to cook slow and luscious comfort family meals that will warm bellies and keep them talking for weeks about your newfound abilities in the kitchen. Join one of our resident Chefs for this hands-on slow-food course, where you will learn international family favourites. Bring a sharp chef?s knife, food containers and a towel. Food costs included.

Welding Introduction - Level 1 – WELD10073

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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

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Designed for beginner to intermediate welders who have completed Welding Introduction - Level 1. 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

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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.

Welding Introduction - Level 4 – WELD10205

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Designed for welders who have completed the Welding Intro Level 3 course. Tools are supplied and practice materials are included. Materials beyond basic practice plates and rods/wire are the responsibility of the student. Continue to develop skills in more advanced Shielded Metal Arc Welding, Gas Metal Arc Welding and Gas Tungsten Arc Welding. Students are required to bring their own welding gauntlet gloves, steel-toed boots and safety glasses. Prerequisite: WELD10078.

Wood Finishing Basics – BLDG10135

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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

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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

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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 Training – BLDG10113

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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.

You're Hacked. Now What? – CYBR10012

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An estimated 54% of companies have experienced cyber attacks in the last 12 months. Examine the impact of phishing, malware and hacking in this hands-on workshop. Take this opportunity to apply simple and proven strategies to prevent access to sensitive information and learn to develop an incident response plan.