Continuing Education Workshops

Workshops3.jpg

Continuing Education offers a variety of workshops! They are designed to develop/enhance your skills in a specific area. Invest 10 hours, or less, of your time and learn something new.

This list is for the entire Spring 2019 term.

Click on the Check Availability button to determine if the course you’re interested in is open for registration.


Analytics 101 – INFO10272

Check Availability

Review the initial installation process for Google Analytics and begin to navigate the analytics interface and interpret site user behaviours. Dive deeper to make actionable insights on marketing efforts and site optimizations. 4 hours.

Asbestos Awareness – SAFE10109

Check Availability

Recognize the dangers of working with materials that may contain asbestos. Course must be completed by scheduled end date; run time is approximately 1 hour. You will receive information at your Mohawk College email address on how to access your course. Downloadable certificate of completion available upon successfully completing course.

Basic Electrical Safety – SAFE10110

Check Availability

Understand the different types of electricity, such as low voltage, high voltage, and static electricity, to be more aware of electrical safety. This is for non-electricians. Course must be completed by scheduled end date; run time is approximately 1 hour. You will receive information at your Mohawk College email address on how to access your course. Downloadable certificate of completion available upon successfully completing course.

Basic Rigger & Signalman I-CAB – SAFE10119

Check Availability

I-CAB Recognized/OHSA compliant. Covers rigging, determining load weight, center of gravity, basic hitches, lifting hardware, below-the-hook-devices, verbal communication, hand signals and more. Course must be completed by scheduled end date; run time is approximately 3 hours. You will receive information at your Mohawk email address on accessing your course. Downloadable certificate of completion available upon successfully completing course.

Basic Sewing 1 – TEXTHC177

Check Availability

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

Check Availability

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.

Behaviour Management Systems – CONF10007

Check Availability

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.

Build and Launch Your Website in 1 Day – COMP10211

Check Availability

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 Your Own Raised Garden Bed – BLDG10717

Check Availability

Build your own raised garden bed and explore options for planting in this workshop. Materials included. You must bring CSA approved safety shoes and safety glasses and make arrangements to take your project home at the end of the session.

C.P.R. 'C'/AED Recertification - Basic Life Support Provider Level – HSCI10087

Check Availability

Recognize several life-threatening emergencies, give high-quality chest compressions, deliver appropriate ventilations, and provide early use of an AED. It includes adult, child, and infant rescue techniques. This Red Cross training is designed for healthcare professionals/first responders who have been BLS certified within the past 12 months. No refunds or transfers after course end date. CPR book, certification card fee and pocket mask included.

C.P.R.'C'/AED - Basic Life Support Provider Level – HSCI10086

Check Availability

Recognize several life-threatening emergencies, give high-quality chest compressions, deliver appropriate ventilations, and provide early use of an AED. It includes adult, child, and infant rescue techniques. This Red Cross training is designed for healthcare professionals/first responders and includes using an automated external defibrillator. No refunds or transfers after course end date. CPR book, certification card fee and pocket mask included.

Certified Java Associate – COMP10220

Check Availability

Designed to enable students with little or no programming experience to begin to learn programming using the Java programming language and to prepare for the Oracle CX-310-019 exam. Course must be completed by scheduled end date; run time is approximately 8 hrs. You will receive information at your Mohawk email address on accessing your course.

CISSP Asset Security 2015 – INFO10261

Check Availability

One of 8 domains making up the CISSP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK). Covers ownership, data security controls, handling, and more. Gain the knowledge required to challenge the CISSP exam. Course must be completed by scheduled end date; run time is approximately 2 hrs. You will receive information at your Mohawk email address on accessing your course.

CISSP Communication and Network Security 2015 – INFO10264

Check Availability

One of 8 domains making up the CISSP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK). Covers secure network architecture design, network attacks, secure network components, and secure communication channels. Gain the knowledge required to challenge the CISSP exam. Course must be completed by scheduled end date; run time is approximately 3 hrs. You will receive information at your Mohawk email address on accessing your course.

CISSP Identity and Access Management 2015 – INFO10259

Check Availability

One of 8 domains making up the CISSP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK). Covers third-party identity services, assets control, access control attacks and more. Gain the knowledge required to challenge the CISSP exam. Course must be completed by scheduled end date; run time is approximately 2 hrs. You will receive information at your Mohawk email address on accessing your course.

CISSP Security and Risk Management 2015 – INFO10262

Check Availability

One of 8 domains making up the CISSP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK). Covers confidentiality, security governance principles, professional ethics and more. Gain the knowledge required to challenge the CISSP exam. Course must be completed by scheduled end date; run time is approximately 5 hrs. You will receive information at your Mohawk email address on accessing your course.

CISSP Security Assessment and Testing 2015 – INFO10265

Check Availability

One of 8 domains making up the CISSP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK). Covers management/operational controls, security control testing, security architectures and more. Gain the knowledge required to challenge the CISSP exam. Course must be completed by scheduled end date; run time is approximately 2 hrs. You will receive information at your Mohawk email address on accessing your course.

CISSP Security Engineering 2015 – INFO10266

Check Availability

One of 8 domains making up the CISSP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK). Covers secure design principles, security evaluation models, cryptography and more. Gain the knowledge required to challenge the CISSP exam. Course must be completed by scheduled end date; run time is approximately 4 hrs. You will receive information at your Mohawk email address on accessing your course.

CISSP Security Operations 2015 – INFO10260

Check Availability

One of 8 domains making up the CISSP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK). Covers security administration, intrusion detection, auditing, threats and countermeasures. Gain the knowledge required to challenge the CISSP exam. Course must be completed by scheduled end date; run time is approximately 4 hrs. You will receive information at your Mohawk email address on how to access your course.

CISSP Software Development Security 2015 – INFO10263

Check Availability

One of 8 domains making up the CISSP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK). Covers software development, databases, data storage, and common attacks that must be protected against. Gain the knowledge required to challenge the CISSP exam. Course must be completed by scheduled end date; run time is approximately 3 hrs. You will receive information at your Mohawk email address on accessing your course.

Communicating to your Manager – CRED10134

Check Availability

Designed to assist participants in establishing effective working relationship with their managers for increased positivity, a positive work environment, and career success.

Confined Space Awareness for Entrants and Monitors – SAFE10113

Check Availability

Provides an overview of confined spaces and explains how to safely manage confined space entries. This awareness course follows the CSA 1006-10 Management of Work in Confined Spaces standard. Course must be completed by scheduled end date; run time is approximately 2 hours. You will receive information at your Mohawk College email address on how to access your course. Downloadable certificate of completion available upon successfully completing course.

Digital Cameras-How To Use Yours Effectively – PHTOCR527

Check Availability

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

Discover Your Authentic Voice Through Public Speaking – COMM10363

Check Availability

Speak with confidence, clarity and strength. Improve communication skills, overcome fear and anxiety of public speaking. Unlock the natural power of your voice through interactive dramatic arts engagement. Understand body language and how you wish your audience to perceive you. Follow proven strategies for planning and delivering an effective presentation. Gain skills to combat nervousness, engage and command your audience.

Dispute Resolution – CONF10010

Check Availability

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.

Easter Blooms – FLOR10017

Check Availability

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.

Electrical Safety Training Systems Electrical Workers (Canada) – SAFE10114

Check Availability

Understand arc flash, shock and application of the CSA Z462 Workplace Electrical Safety Standard. Course must be completed by scheduled end date; run time is approximately 6 hours. You will receive information at your Mohawk College email address on how to access your course. Downloadable certificate of completion available upon successfully completing course.

Emergency First Aid & CPR – HSCI10227

Check Availability

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.

Emotional Intelligence – MGMT10142

Check Availability

E.I. is the ability to recognize, understand & manage your feelings & those of others. Learn the power of harnessing your E.I. to enrich your personal and professional life. Facilitated by Linda Marshall, President of Marshall Connects Inc. & author of Giving Back: How to Find Your Personal Joy & Give Back To Others. Visit ce.mohawkcollege.ca/emotionalintelligence for details.

Excel Linking Multiple Worksheets & Workbooks – INFO10191

Check Availability

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

Check Availability

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

Check Availability

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

Check Availability

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

Excel Working with Formulas – INFO10192

Check Availability

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.

Front End Loader - Operation and Safety I-CAB – SAFE10122

Check Availability

CSA/OHS-Compliant/I-CAB Recognized. Satisfies Canada's requirements for the classroom portion of operator safety training. Introduces the equipment, maintenance and inspections, hazards, safe operation, and more. Course must be completed by scheduled end date; run time is approx. 2 hrs. You will receive information at your Mohawk email address on accessing the course. Downloadable certificate of completion available upon successfully completing course.

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

Check Availability

Introduces common garden pests in Ontario and includes tips for identifying and managing them.

Gentle Persuasive Approaches – HSCI10232

Check Availability

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.

Holiday Hors D'oeuvres – CULI10034

Check Availability

Learn to create a light meal with loads of variety or start a meal off with elegance and flair! Discover simple yet elegant ways to create and cook a full Tapas platter. Learn to produce stunning hot and cold hors d'oeuvres that will impress your guests. Bring a sharp knife and towel. Food costs included.

Hydroponics and Gardening Without Soil – HORT10011

Check Availability

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.

Industrial Ergonomics – SAFE10103

Check Availability

Recognize ergonomic problems and their potential adverse effects, as well as pragmatic solutions which can be used to address these problems. Course must be completed by scheduled end date; run time is approximately 1 hour. You will receive information at your Mohawk College email address on how to access your course. Downloadable certificate of completion available upon successfully completing course.

Introduction to Excel – INFO10193

Check Availability

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

Learn to Tile Successfully – BLDG10105

Check Availability

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.

Neonatal Resuscitation-Provider Certification – HSCI10163

Check Availability

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.

Non-Violent Crisis Intervention-Recertification – CONFEH108

Check Availability

Crisis Prevention Institute NVCI Recertification. To be eligible for this course you must have completed the full certification within the last 2 calendar years. Participants must wear comfortable clothing and rubber soled, flat shoes (no sandals). Physical exertion is required. Fee includes workbook. You must bring your valid certification card to class.

Ozone Layer Protection Awareness Program – ENVR10065

Check Availability

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.

Professional B2B Sales – BUSN10216

Check Availability

Participate in live, interactive online sessions with a leading IBM Sales Instructor & Program Leader. Discover the 3 phases of business-to-business selling: building, progressing and closing sales pipeline. Explore development of new opportunities in the digital social age, progression tactics, articulating compelling reasons to act, and negotiating tactics. Each week will include key takeaways, live interactions and practical applications. 12 hours.

Programming in C Sharp – COMP10221

Check Availability

Designed for those who have some programming experience and want to improve their employability prospects for jobs requiring intermediate C# knowledge. Covers managing program flow, debugging applications, implementing security, & more. Course must be completed by scheduled end date; run time is approximately 8 hrs. You will receive information at your Mohawk email address on accessing your course.

Pruning and Maintenance Of Shrubs And Trees – HORTHOR36

Check Availability

Demonstrations with live plants and illustrated presentations by a Certified Arborist are used to give you the confidence to prune your shrubs and garden plants successfully.

Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (Drones) Flight Review – AFTD10035

Check Availability

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 one of our approved flight reviewers. Note: 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

Check Availability

Prepare students 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.

Search Engine Optimization 101 – INFO10271

Check Availability

Learn the basics and begin understanding the importance of Search Engine Optimization. Review the fundamental concepts and tools for improving site visibility, including ranking factors, and learn how to integrate SEO techniques into a marketing strategy. 4 hours.

Setting up QuickBooks Online for Your Small Business – BUSN10183

Check Availability

Effective use of accounting software is essential for small businesses. In this half-day workshop you will use QuickBooks Online (QBO), one of the fastest growing accounting software programs. Topics addressed include setting up your company in QBO, invoicing customers and writing cheques.

Sewing - Introduction – TEXTHC027

Check Availability

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.

Slips, Trips, Falls – SAFE10106

Check Availability

Identify hazardous conditions and unsafe practices that can lead to slips, trips, and falls in the workplace. Course must be completed by scheduled end date; run time is approximately 1 hour. You will receive information at your Mohawk College email address on how to access your course. Downloadable certificate of completion available upon successfully completing course.

Traffic Control Persons for Construction I-CAB – SAFE10128

Check Availability

Explains the techniques, equipment, how to control traffic effectively in a variety of construction scenarios, safety and legal requirements for traffic control persons in a construction environment. Course must be completed by scheduled end date; run time is approximately 1 hour. You will receive information at your Mohawk College email address on how to access your course. Downloadable certificate of completion available upon successfully completing course.

Transitioning to Management – MGMT10167

Check Availability

Designed to assist participants with their transition into management and understanding the challenges of first-time manager.

Transportation of Dangerous Goods Canada – SAFE10107

Check Availability

Understand the basics of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Canada regulations and how to recognize and handle dangerous goods. Course must be completed by scheduled end date; run time is approximately 1 hour. You will receive information at your Mohawk College email address on how to access your course. Downloadable certificate of completion available upon successfully completing course.

Welding Skills Practice Sessions – WELD10071

Check Availability

Attend a 3 hour session for practicing welding skills - from stick welding to advanced pipe welding. Instructor is on site, however, these are non-instructional practice sessions for experienced welders only. Students are responsible for all PPE including safety boots, safety glasses and gloves.

WHMIS 2015 – SAFE10108

Check Availability

Educate everyone in the workplace, including workers, employers, and suppliers, on the new WHMIS 2015 revised standards for hazardous materials in Canada. Course must be completed by scheduled end date; run time is approximately 2 hours. You will receive information at your Mohawk College email address on how to access your course. Downloadable certificate of completion available upon successfully completing course.

Working at Heights - Recertification – BLDG10726

Check Availability

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

Check Availability

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.