New Continuing Education Courses

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This list is for the entire Spring 2018 term.

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A+ Certification – COMP10217

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Includes the nine domains that are covered in the exams including: Hardware, Networking, Mobile Devices, Troubleshooting, Windows and Other Operating Systems & Technologies, Security, and more. Course must be completed by scheduled end date; run time is approximately 31 hrs. You will receive information at your Mohawk email address on accessing your course.

Advanced Security Practitioner Certification – COMP10218

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Learn concepts related to advanced security practices such as securing network systems and authentication. Prepare for the CompTIA exam CAS-002. Course must be completed by scheduled end date; run time is approximately 18 hrs. You will receive information at your Mohawk email address on accessing your course.

Aerial Lifts for Construction – SAFE10117

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Introduces common hazards associated with aerial lifts and discusses safe work practices that should always be followed. 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.

Articulated Boom Truck I-CAB – SAFE10118

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Training is needed to ensure safe operation and productivity for truck cranes of all sizes. Covers the anatomy of the crane and stresses the importance of inspecting it each day before it is put into service. 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.

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.

Build Your Own Raised Garden Bed – BLDG10717

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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.

Canadian Aviation Regulations and Human Factors – AMEM10044

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Provides insight into the structure, purpose, and applications associated with the Canadian Aviation Regulations. The relevance of the CARs to the Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME), the Approved Maintenance Organization (AMO), and the privileges and responsibilities of each will be examined in detail. The philosophical, legal, and moral aspects of aircraft maintenance, aircraft maintenance management, and aircraft maintenance quality assurance systems will be studied. 40 hours.

Canadian Welding Red Seal Self-Assessment – WELD10198

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This online practice exam is as an effective tool for individuals and companies to assess welding knowledge prior to challenging the red seal journeyman exam. 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.

Ceramics: Extended Throwing – CERA10014

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Increase the scale of your through a series of projects and exercises. Learn several techniques used in throwing larger pieces. Over the course of the week we will cover coil, slab and sectional throwing. Work made will not be glaze fired.

Certified Java Associate – COMP10220

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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 2015 Certification Series – INFO10267

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Covers all 8 domains making up the CISSP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK). Includes: Security and Risk Management, Asset Security, Security Engineering, Communication and Network Security, Identity and Access Management, Security Assessment and Testing, Security Operations, and Software Development Security. Course must be completed by scheduled end date; run time is approximately 25 hrs. You will receive information at your Mohawk email address on accessing your course.

CISSP Asset Security 2015 – INFO10261

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

Computer Forensics and Electronic Discovery – COMP10219

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Designed to train cyber crime investigators to furnish irrefutable burden of proof from a digital artifact. Prepare for the CDFE certification provided by Mile2. Course must be completed by scheduled end date; run time is approximately 17 hrs. You will receive information at your Mohawk email address on accessing your course.

Convert Your Dresser into a Vanity – BLDG10718

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Using a dresser and sink you bring with you, you will make the amazing conversion from simple dresser to bathroom vanity! List of materials will be provided in advance of the class. You must bring CSA approved safety shoes and safety glasses and make arrangements to take your project home at the end of the session.

Creating a Dementia Care Skill Kit – HSCI10223

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Explore a variety of dementia care skills including creating meaningful programs and activities, therapeutic caregiving strategies, needs communication messaging models (NCM), life stories, and compassionate communication. Equivalent to: HMNSDEM03.

Crochet and Knitting for Beginners – CREA10193

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Learn crochet and knitting basics. Take home a yarn project at the end of each class. Kit included.

Design Your Ideal Garden and Landscape – HORT10057

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Work with an experienced landscape designer to create your ultimate backyard. Using simple steps and plenty of examples we'll create plan drawings for your ideal garden. Discuss decks, planned privacy for an urban retreat, rain gardens and incorporating vegetables, native plants, composting, shade structures, permeable paving and more.

Developing Web Applications with ASP.NET and C# – COMP10216

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Introduces web application development and database connectivity and builds on the fundamentals of C# programming. Emphasizes creating basic, dynamic, and advanced ASP.NET pages in Microsoft's new C# programming language, and how to interact with the database using ADO.NET. 42 hours.

Discover Your Authentic Voice Through Public Speaking – COMM10363

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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.

Dump Truck Safety I-CAB – SAFE10130

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OHS,CSA,I-CAB Recognized Dump Truck Operator training for Canada. Satisfies the requirements for the classroom part 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 your course. Downloadable certificate of completion available upon successfully completing course.

Engagement Photo – PHTO10103

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Learn the tools to plan and photograph engagement sessions. Includes live demo and hands on shoot with sample clients. Model fees included.

Excavator Safety Training I-CAB – SAFE10120

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Helps employers and operators complete OSHA-compliant operator safety training and record it. Introduces the equipment, maintenance and inspections, hazards, safe operation, and more. Course must be completed by scheduled end date; run time is approximately 1 hour. You will receive information at your Mohawk email address on accessing your course. Downloadable certificate of completion available upon successfully completing course.

Family Photography – PHTO10102

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Learn the tools to plan and photograph family sessions this fall. Includes live demo and hands on shoot with sample clients. Model fees included.

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

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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.

Gerontology – HSCI10222

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Outlines the normal aging processes including the physical, cognitive, sensory, communication and psychological needs of older adults. Highlights common pathological problems and specialized needs in aging. Emphasis is placed on developmental disabilities and Alzheimer's Disease. Knowledge of community resources and understanding the role of the service provider in promoting health and well being among older adults is discussed. Equivalent to: HSCIGER10.

Loader Backhoe Operation and Safety I-CAB – SAFE10124

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Helps employers and operators complete OHS-compliant operator safety training and record it. Introduces the equipment, maintenance and inspections, hazards, safe operation, basic trenching and more. Course must be completed by scheduled end date; run time is approximately 1 hr. You will receive information at your Mohawk email address on accessing your course. Downloadable certificate of completion available upon successfully completing course.

Network+ – COMP10215

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Prepare to work in a network environment and gain knowledge in networking technologies, key concepts and TCP/IP. Helps you to prepare for the Network+ Certification exam offered through CompTIA. 42 hours.

Next Generation Family Business Breakfast Series – BUSN10209

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Designed to help the Next Generation Family Business members navigate the difficult but exciting stages of management and ownership succession. Sessions focus on what it means to belong to a family business including the commitment, buying in to the business, decision making, the stages of a family business, different work roles and relationships and the non-family manager. Series runs on April 5, May 3, June 7, Sept 13, Oct 11, and Nov 8 with a skilled facilitator at the Cotton Factory.

Oncology Nursing 2 – HSCI10219

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Topics include nursing management of cancer of the brain and CNS, breast, colon, rectum, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, gynecologic, head & neck, leukemia, lung, lymphoma, metastatic multiple myeloma, skin cancer, and pediatric cancers. Equivalent to: HSCINSCC3.

Oncology Nursing 3 – HSCI10220

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Includes discussions on oncologic complications, cancer treatment modalities of surgery, chemotherapy, radiation, biotherapy, bone marrow transplant, and cancer clinical trials. Equivalent to: HSCINSCC4.

Oncology Nursing 4 – HSCI10221

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Discusses cancer supportive therapies and symptom management in the care of the cancer patient. Equivalent to: HSCINSCC5.

Overhead Crane Awareness I-CAB – SAFE10125

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Covers types of cranes and lifting devices, how to inspect and safely operate them, and how to recognize the common hazards that surround their use. 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.

Patient Navigator: Health Promotion – HSCI10216

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In-depth examination of the effects of social determinants of health and their impact on the ability of a patient to incorporate effective change is the focus of this course. The awareness of health literacy and effective message tailoring to a target audience is also explored. Prerequisite: HSCI10242.

Patient Navigator: Interpersonal Collaboration and Communication – HSCI10215

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The concepts of motivational interviewing will incorporate learning how to ask questions and to incorporate reflective listening to support a patient in their health experience. The importance of transitioning these skills within the healthcare team will also be explored. Prerequisite: HLTH10242.

Patient Navigator: Navigating the System – HSCI10217

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Navigating complex medical systems while incorporating a wide breadth of resources will be the key focus in this curriculum. Emphasis will be placed on identifying what the patient really needs and how to support that. Prerequisite: HSCI10242.

Patient Navigator: Specialization and Applied Project – HSCI10218

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Expanding on the traditional model of patient navigator, emphasis will include the areas of community & rural, cardiology, Aboriginal Groups, dialysis & Mental Health. Comprehensive application of the previous courses will support a rich experience incorporating an Applied Research Project in your selected area of interest or expertise. Students must complete all five of the Patient Navigator courses prior to entering this Applied Project course.

Programming in C Sharp – COMP10221

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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.

Scaffolding Safety – SAFE10126

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Helps employers and operators complete OHS-compliant operator safety training and properly record it. Introduces the equipment, inspections, hazards, safe operation and more. Course must be completed by scheduled end date; run time is approximately 1 hr. You will receive information at your Mohawk email address on accessing the course. Downloadable certificate of completion available upon successfully completing course.

Scissor Lifts in Industrial and Construction Environments – SAFE10127

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Introduces workers to scissor lifts, makes them aware of the hazards associated with these lifts, and gives them the information they need to work safely using a scissor lift or working near one. 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.

Sculpting With Clay – CERA10015

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Introduces the methods of creating sculpture in clay. Learn to hand sculpt clay using a variety of techniques including slab forming, carving, imprinting, modeling, and casting. No previous experience is necessary!

Slips, Trips for Construction – SAFE10129

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Recognize and avoid slip and trip hazards. Learn how to take the proper measures to ensure your safety and the safety of others on the jobsite. 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.

Take up the Reins – GINT10055

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Women underestimate their own abilities. They can be uncomfortable negotiating for themselves at work; and tend to attribute their success to outside resources rather than being aware of their internal strengths. Horses teach you that to be an effective leader, you un-mask any internal frustrations and conflicts that prevent you from moving forward. Equine-assisted learning will enable you to find your authentic self through the non-judgmental eyes of the horse. Location: sierracres.ca/contact.

Traffic Control Persons for Construction I-CAB – SAFE10128

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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.

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.

Working at Heights - Recertification – BLDG10726

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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.