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Continuing Education & Corporate Training

SHORT COURSES | CLASSROOM & ONLINE LEARNING | Private & Custom Training | CORPORATE TRAINING

2017-18

AUGUST 2017 – JUNE 2018

• Business & Leadership

• Safety & Driver Training

• Computer & IT

• Technical Training

• General Interest

• Water & Wastewater Operator Preparation Training

• Land & Environment • Maintenance Management Professional Certificate

Visit www.northernlakescollege.ca/cect for up to date program and course information


Continuing Education & Corporate Training has

New Opportunities!

new courses Water and Wastewater Operator Preparation: Level 2 — Page 16 Learn to Operate a 3-Phase Separator — Page 18 Learn to Operate a Dehydration Unit — Page 18

new PROGRAMS Essential Skills for Instructors/Facilitators (Adult Education) — Page 8 Renewable Energy Training — Page 17 Advanced Forest Stewardship Certificate — Page 23

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Continuing Education & Corporate Training

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CONTENTS 05 Business & Leadership 10 Computer & IT 12 Maintenance Management Professional (MMP) Certificate 14 Safety & Driver Training 16 Technical Training 20 Contract Training 21 Mobile Trades Lab 22 Land & Environment 24 ed2go 25 UGotClass 26 General Interest 27 Community Adult Learning Councils (CALC) 31 Registration

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LIVEOnline

Same time, different place. You can be anywhere…at work, at home, in camp, on vacation, and still take training with a group at the same time. All you need is: • High speed internet. • Computer, laptop or tablet. • Speakers and microphone, preferably a headset. If you don’t have a microphone you can still use the chat function to ask questions or make comments.

Talk about your experience LIVE online using the hashtags #NLCcect and #NLCLIVEOnline

Benefits of NLC LIVE Online™ training: • Training costs too high? Reduce your training costs by eliminating extra travel costs for training. • Weather bad? Stay put and stay safe. • In camp? In a remote community? Easy access to training wherever you are. • Short-staffed? Your staff can access training without leaving the office for days on end. • Need targeted training? Training can be provided to just one or two people as required. • Can’t make the class? You can access the recording and still get the training. • Need a refresher on what you learned? You have access to the recording for 180 days or more. • Don’t want to listen to a talking head? Classes are interactive with the instructor, other participants and the technology.

Important Information about NLC LIVE Online™ training: • All Courses are on Mountain Time Zone (Canada). • Courses are recorded and the recordings are made available to participants (all recordings expire at a set date). • Course attendance verification or course certification is only granted for those who participate as individuals NLC LIVE Online™. If you miss the class and view the recording, attendance verification and/or certification will not be granted (There are exceptions contact Continuing Education & Corporate Training for more information).

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BUSINESS & LEADERSHIP Take all nine courses within five years and receive the Essential Skills for Supervisors

The courses in the Essential

Certificate.

Skills for Supervisors

SAVE when you register

Certificate and Advanced

three weeks early!

Skills for Leadership Certificate are approved for the Achievement in Business

ESSENTIAL Skills for SUPERVISORS

Competencies (Blue Seal) program through the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry

Managing Time - Scheduling People, Paper and Priorities

Training Department and for

Explore ways of working smarter so that you can proactively manage the people, paper and priorities that come your way. This course will teach you techniques to get control of your time and organize your workday so you can effectively supervise employees, minimize interruptions and still get your own work done.

“CEUs” for Alberta water and wastewater operators.

Grande Prairie Sept 14 - 15, 2017 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm | $395 Dec 4 - 5, 2017 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm | $395 Jun 4 - 5, 2018 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm | $395 Slave Lake Sept 20-21, 2017 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm | $395

Leadership - Giving Employees What They Need to Succeed

Effective Supervision – Directing, Coaching, and Facilitating Employees

Identify your personal leadership style and how to use it effectively so that you can inspire your employees to focus on the big picture.

Develop a toolkit of supervisory skills so you can use the most effective approach in any situation and bring out the best in your employees.

Grande Prairie Oct 16 - 17, 2017 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm | $395 Mar 22 - 23, 2018 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm | $395 May 15 - 16, 2018 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm | $395

Grande Prairie Nov 6 - 7, 2017 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm | $395 Mar 28 - 29, 2018 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm | $395 May 17 - 18, 2018 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm | $395

Slave Lake Oct 24 - 25, 2017 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm | $395

Slave Lake Nov 16 - 17, 2017 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm | $395

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Communication - Getting the Message Across Learn how to send and receive clear messages that minimize confusion and emphasize understanding. Grande Prairie Oct 19 - 20, 2017 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm | $395 Feb 13 - 14, 2018 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm | $395 Jun 11 - 12, 2018 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm | $395 Slave Lake Feb 7 - 8, 2018 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm | $395

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BUSINESS & LEADERSHIP ESSENTIAL Skills for SUPERVISORS Working Together - Building Effective Relationships in Your Workplace Get everyone rowing in the same direction by learning how to build and sustain good working relationships that create cooperation, interdependence, and high morale among employees. Grande Prairie Nov 23 - 24, 2017 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm | $395 Apr 9 - 10, 2018 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm | $395 Jun 14 - 15, 2018 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm | $395 Slave Lake Mar 8 - 9, 2018 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm | $395 Peace River Apr 17 - 18, 2018 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm | $395

Performance Management Optimizing Results Learn how to assess employee performance on an ongoing basis, so that you can identify what employees are doing well, as well as opportunities for coaching and problem-solving to help your employees achieve optimal performance. Grande Prairie Sept 11 - 12, 2017 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm | $395 Dec 11 - 12, 2017 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm | $395 April 12 - 13, 2018 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm | $395 Slave Lake Apr 12 - 13, 2018 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm | $395

Intervention - Managing Employees with Personal Problems Often common personal problems will show up in the workplace and affect job performance, productivity, team morale and safety. Learn how to recognize troubled employees and direct them to the appropriate resources for help. Grande Prairie Sept 18 - 19, 2017 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm | $395 Mar 26 - 27, 2018 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm | $395 Jun 25 - 26, 2018 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm | $395 Slave Lake May 1 - 2, 2018 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm | $395 Peace River Oct 26 - 27, 2017 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm | $395

Resolving Conflict - Reaching Agreement at Work You can turn conflict into opportunity. In this course you will learn to maximize the opportunities created by differing ideas, while reducing the potential for destructive conflict that results in anger, withdrawal, or damage to morale. Grande Prairie Sept 25 - 26, 2017 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm | $395 Mar 1 - 2, 2018 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm | $395 Jun 28 - 29, 2018 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm | $395 Slave Lake May 29 - 30, 2018 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm | $395

Staying Positive - Rewarding and Energizing Employees This course helps you to recognize and reward your employees to build a positive and productive workplace. Grande Prairie Nov 20 - 21, 2017 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm | $395 Apr 5 - 6, 2018 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm | $395 May 10 - 11, 2018 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm | $395 Slave Lake Jun 25 - 26, 2018 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm | $395

Locations Grande Prairie: Ernie Radbourne Pavilion Muskoseepi Park 102 Street & 102 Avenue

Peace River: Northern Lakes College Campus 8106 – 99 Avenue

Slave Lake: Northern Lakes College Campus
 1201 Main St. SE

Peace River Jun 19 - 20, 2018 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm | $395

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BUSINESS & LEADERSHIP Take all six courses within five years and receive the Advanced Skills for Leadership Certificate.

SAVE when you register three weeks early.

ADVANCED Skills for LEADERSHIP Leadership – New Ideas from the Leading Edge Learn to identify strengths and skills within your work team and coach for leadership succession. Grande Prairie Sept 21 - 22, 2017 | 8:30 am - 4:30 pm | $445

Team Harmony – Developing Successful Work Relationships Prevent or minimize conflict by exploring different personal approaches and how they affect communication, learning preferences, and problem-solving skills. Grande Prairie Oct 23 - 24, 2017 | 8:30 am - 4:30 pm | $445

Advanced Communication – Powerful Presentations Made Easy Provides you with the techniques to present with confidence and focus. Grande Prairie Nov 29 - 30, 2017 | 8:30 am - 4:30 pm | $445

Facilitation Skills – Developing Team Based Solutions Learn how to facilitate group-based problem solving sessions with a clear solution focus and tap into the hidden potential on your team. Grande Prairie Mar 19 - 20, 2018 | 8:30 am - 4:30 pm | $445

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Setting Team Goals – Achieving Team Success Hands-on training gives you the skills needed to develop a comprehensive team plan that supports the organization’s direction and goals. Grande Prairie Apr 23 - 24, 2018 | 8:30 am - 4:30 pm | $445

Getting Things Done – From Good Intentions to Great Results Learn to identify the factors that contribute to success and close the gap between good intentions and great results! Grande Prairie May 28 - 29, 2018 | 8:30 am - 4:30 pm | $445

More skills for the workplace SAVE when you register

three weeks early.

Planning an Event or Small Project Focus on developing your skills to keep events and small projects well organized and on track. Grande Prairie Oct 12 - 13, 2017 9:00 am - 4:00 pm | $395

NLC LIVE Online™ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm (One hour break at lunch) $245 per person

Delivering Exceptional Customer Service Examine the key to exceptional customer service by emphasizing the importance of first impressions, a positive service image and a customer focused approach. Nov 9, 2017

Clear and Concise Business Writing Focus on new formats, writing style, tone, clarity, conciseness and results while exploring new skills and time saving approaches. Jan 26, 2018

Minute Taking Topics will include agenda preparation, minute taking styles and formats for different types of meetings, some basics on Rules of Order and motions, what to keep in, what to leave out and more. Mar 1, 2018

Telephone Skills and E-mail Etiquette Learn everything you need to know to develop excellent telephone skills and proper business email etiquette in order to enhance customer service. Apr 12, 2018

Solution Focused Thinking Learn to take action rather than reaction; to see solutions over problems, and to analyze rather than to be paralyzed. Slave Lake May 10-11, 2018 9:00 am - 4:00 pm | $395

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BUSINESS & LEADERSHIP Essential Skills for Instructors/ Facilitators (Adult Education) This program consists of five courses to help all instructors and facilitators in an adult education setting improve their practice of instruction whether you teach face-to-face, online or use a combination of delivery methods. The courses are designed to be taken in order and weave together essential skills that every instructor needs to help students be successful. Each course has been designed especially for instructors/facilitators who don’t have an educational background and there is still room for seasoned educators to learn something from taking this program. The Five Courses: Course 1: Creating a Positive Learning Environment Course 2: Planning Instruction PROGRAM Course 3: Teaching Workshop Course 4: Assisting Students with Learning Barriers Course 5: Effective Online Instruction Each course is approximately 24 hours and delivered in a unique way to engage, instruct, and model the skills being taught.

NEW

Courses will be a combination of NLC LIVE Online™, Face-to-Face and NLC Anytime, Anywhere. Course 1: Creating a Positive Learning Environment Identify strategies to create and maintain an inclusive classroom climate as well as to maintain and reinforce rapport throughout the learning situation.

Course 2: Planning Instruction

Course 3: Teaching Workshop

Explore learning theories that will help in designing instruction. You will develop your skills in writing measurable and achievable learning objectives and then develop effective learning activities and assessment that align with these objectives.

Prerequisite Courses: Creating a Positive Learning Environment and Planning Instruction. In this course you will plan and develop materials and questions that promote the level of learning specified in the learning objectives. You will then practice delivering your lessons using active learning strategies and effective questioning techniques.

$575 Mondays, Oct 2 – Nov 27, 2017

$575

Monday | Oct 2, 2017 Slave Lake 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Mondays | Oct 16 – Nov 27, 2017 NLC LIVE Online™ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Mondays | Feb 12 – Mar 26, 2018 NLC LIVE Online™ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

$575 May 2 – 25, 2018

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Wednesdays | May 2 – 16, 2018 NLC LIVE Online™ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm May 24 – 25, 2018 Slave Lake 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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BUSINESS & LEADERSHIP  Bookkeeper

& Financial Clerk/Assistant Training These courses will help prepare you to gain certification through

for Administrative Professionals

the Institute of Professional Bookkeepers of Canada (IPBC). Get the Essential Skills for Administrative Professionals Certificate when you complete: • Delivering Exceptional Customer Service • Clear and Concise Business Writing • Communication – Getting the Message Across • Managing Time – Scheduling People, Paper and Priorities • Minute Taking

Fridays | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm | $1949+GST per person

Module 1: Introduction to Accounting/Financial Statements Nov 17 – Dec 15, 2017

teaches you how to enter financial transactions into a computerized accounting software

preparing books for a business or organization

program, Quickbooks. Topics including

in Alberta or the North West Territories Using

Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Payroll,

an accounting simulation consisting of actual

GST/HST, Bank and Cash Account are covered.

fictitious source documents, students will enter one month of financial transactions for a small company using the manual five-journal system. This course will show students who use a computerized software program what is actually happening behind the entry screens

• Resolving Conflict – Reaching Agreement at Work

BREAK: Dec 16, 2017 - Feb 15, 2018

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Available Anywhere – NLC LIVE Online™

The second set of ten three hour sessions

looks at the theory and the steps involved in

on their computer and will give them a better

• Telephone Skills and Email Etiquette

Feb 16 – Mar 16, 2018

The first set of ten three hour sessions

• Planning an Event or Small Project

• Solution Focused Thinking

Module 2: Computerized Bookkeeping

overall understanding of the accounting process.

We can create a customized training program for your staff. Contact us for a quote. Here are some of the courses we can offer: • Bookkeeping Basics – Doing the Books for Your Business • Budgeting Basics for Organizations

• Reading & Understanding Financial Statements • QuickBooks (online or desktop versions) • Sage 50 (formerly Simply Accounting) • Excel, Word, PowerPoint and so much more.

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COMPUTER & IT MICROSOFT EXCEL

Sage 50 Module 2: Vendors and Purchases

MS Excel 2016: Introduction to Excel

Explore the Accounts Payable module of Sage 50. Topics include vendor/supplier record setup, purchase and payments, invoicing, inventory adjustments, and vendor and purchase reports.

Learn the basics of what you can do with this powerful electronic spreadsheet program.

Apr 6, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm $99 + GST per person

Oct 27, 2017 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm (noon) $99 + GST per person

Sage 50 Module 3: Employees and Payroll

MS Excel 2016: Formulas, Functions and Fill Learn how to set up formulas and functions to get the MS Excel 2016 to do the math for you. Nov 23, 2017 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm (noon) $99 + GST per person

MS Excel 2016: Formatting the Worksheet Make your MS Excel 2016 workbooks look professional and readable by learning how to format all the aspects of your spreadsheet. Dec 7, 2017 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm (noon) $99 + GST per person

MS Excel 2016: Charts, Tables and Pivot Tables Learn to convert your data from a spreadsheet into a table and/or to turn dry financial and statistical information into a vibrant visual display that will have a powerful impact on your audience. Jan 19, 2018 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm (noon) $99 + GST per person

MS Excel 2016: Excel Extras You know the basics of the MS Excel 2016 program. Now learn about what else you can do to make working with the program even easier and more effective. Feb 22, 2018 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm (noon) $99 + GST per person

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SAGE 50 Sage 50 Module 1: Customers and Sales Explore the Customers module of Sage 50. Topics include entering customer and sales records and receipts; accounts receivable data, refunds and credits, recurring transactions and reporting. Apr 6, 2018 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm (noon) $99 + GST per person

We can create a customized training program for your staff. Contact us for a quote. Here are some of the courses we can offer: Bookkeeping Basics – Doing the Books for Your Business Budgeting Basics for Organizations Reading and Understanding Financial Statements QuickBooks (online or desktop versions) Sage 50 (formerly Simply Accounting) Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and so much more.

Explore the Employees & Payroll module of Sage 50. Topics will include employee records, payroll, WCB remittances and reporting. Apr 13, 2018 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm (noon) $99 + GST per person

Sage 50 Module 4: GST and Banking Learn how GST is tracked and reported and how the Bank Reconciliation feature works in Sage 50. Topics include tracking GST, tax codes; GST returns; bank deposits, service charges and automatic withdrawals, transfer, and bank reconciliation. Apr 13, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm $99 + GST per person

Sage 50 Beyond the Basics Learn some of the additional features of Sage 50, as well as tips and tricks to make the program work better for you. This class will also include a review of the newest features in the most current version of the Sage 50 program. Apr 27, 2018 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm $245 + GST per person

All you need is: • High speed internet • Computer, laptop, tablet • Speakers and microphone, preferably a headset.

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Continuing Education & Corporate Training at Northern Lakes College is your one-stop shop for efficient, effective, employment related training. Our experienced staff can develop a program or course specifically to meet your unique training needs. Our expert trainers will provide an interactive and engaging learning environment, coordinate your training sessions, deliver courses onsite in your community or online. With Northern Lakes College as your partner you can be assured that you are receiving the most relevant up to date training available.

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MAINTENANCE MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL (MMP) CERTIFICATE Tuition Fees 
 Module 1: $525 + materials and shipping.

SAVE when you register three weeks early, $495! Module 2-8: $895 + materials and shipping.

SAVE when you register three weeks early, $845!

LIVEOnline

Shipping in Canada by regular Canada Post is $30 + GST. Any registrations received seven days before the module starts will have a Priority Post or Purolator shipping charge applied at a higher rate.

Materials Textbooks (Subject to Change):

Module 1: $70 + GST Module 2: $170 + GST Module 3: $150 + GST Module 4: $80 + GST

Developed and authorized by the Plant Engineering and Maintenance Association of Canada (PEMAC). The Maintenance Management Professional (MMP) Certificate Program consists of eight modules that lead to Canadian certification as a professional maintenance manager. The courses in the Maintenance Management Professional Certificate Program are approved for the Achievement in Business Competencies (Blue Seal) Program through the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training department and for “CEUs” for Alberta water and wastewater operators.

Module 5: $60 + GST Module 6: $54 + GST

Module 1: An Integrated Strategy for Maintenance Management This module introduces you to an integrated and holistic approach to maintenance and asset management. Sept 6 – Oct 4, 2017 Wednesdays | 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm Nov 6 – Dec 4, 2017 Mondays | 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm Feb 1 – Mar 1, 2018 Thursdays | 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm Mar 27 – Apr 24, 2018 Tuesdays | 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm May 7- Jun 11, 2018 Mondays | 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Module 2: Production and Operations Management for the Maintenance Manager This module links maintenance strategies with those of production and operations. Aug 15 – Oct 17, 2017 Tuesdays | 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Module 7: $52 + GST

Oct 5 – Dec 7, 2017 Thursdays | 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Prices shown exclude shipping and GST. All Module times are on Mountain Time Zone (Alberta, Canada)

Jan 24 – Mar 7, 2018 Wednesdays | 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm Every 2nd Saturday | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Mar 20 – May 22, 2018 Tuesdays | 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Want to know more or promote within your organization? MMP Information Session - FREE Join us for a one hour information session from your home or office. Nov 7, 2017 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am Feb 26, 2018 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Jun 20, 2018 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Module 3: Human Resource Management for the Maintenance Manager This module looks at how human resources practices relate to the maintenance environment. Oct 18 – Nov 29, 2017 Wednesdays | 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm Every 2nd Saturday | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Jan 16 – Mar 20, 2018 Tuesdays | 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm Mar 14 – May 16, 2018 Wednesdays | 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm Apr 5 – Jun 7, 2018 Thursdays | 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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MAINTENANCE MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL (MMP) CERTIFICATE Module 4: Financial Management for the Maintenance Manager This module focuses on the application of accounting and finance principles as it pertains to the maintenance management role. Aug 23 – Oct 25, 2017 Wednesdays | 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm Oct 3 – Dec 5, 2017 Tuesdays | 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm Feb 8 – Apr 12, 2018 Thursdays | 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm Apr 9, 2016 – Jun 18, 2018 Mondays | 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Module 5: Developing and Implementing Maintenance Tactics This module focuses on maintenance efforts to ensure that physical assets safely, capably, reliably and repeatedly perform to their designed specifications. Aug 28 – Nov 13, 2017 Mondays | 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm Oct 5 – Dec 7, 2017 Thursdays | 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Module 7: Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) This module is a study of the features, benefits and the effective use of a CMMS or EAM computerized maintenance work management process. Sept 21 – Nov 23, 2017 Thursdays | 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Module 8: Capstone Course Working in small groups or teams, students will select a project that will audit, assess, and improve their current maintenance departments or develop a new maintenance strategy in their company or resolve a significant maintenance issue within their departments. Sept 26 – Nov 28, 2017 Tuesdays | 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Oct 10 – Dec 12, 2017 Tuesdays | 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Apr 25 – Jun 27, 2018 Wednesdays | 4:30 pm -7:30 pm

Feb 21 – Apr 04, 2018 Wednesdays | 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Jan 25 – Mar 29, 2018 Thursdays | 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Apr 25 – Jun 27, 2018 Wednesdays | 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

FREE PEMAC Lunch and Learn Series Northern Lakes College and PEMAC offer sessions on maintenance, reliability and asset management topics that connect students to their peers and industry experts. To register for any of the PEMAC Lunch & Learn events go to: www.pemac.org/members-area/EventList

Apr 17 - Jun 19, 2018 Tuesdays | 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm Feb 6 – Apr 10, 2018 Tuesdays | 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Module 6: Maintenance Work Management This module provides a study of the fundamental principles of the planning and scheduling process in addition to the basics of planning, scheduling and work coordination methods. Sept 12 – Nov 21, 2017 Tuesdays | 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm Nov 1 – Dec 13, 2017 Wednesdays | 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm Every 2nd Saturday | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Feb 15 – Apr 19, 2018 Thursdays | 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm Apr 17 – Jun 19, 2018 Tuesdays | 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Before taking Module 6 Maintenance Work Management course, I thought I already knew the basics of planning and scheduling and felt pretty confident in my ability to implement a planning and scheduling program at work. I learned a lot of treasured and essential information and still use the course manual and training sheets. The Instructor was engaging and knowledgeable in the field of maintenance work management and provided practical examples with relevance to my day-to-day practice. I highly recommended Northern Lakes Colleges and MMP courses. – Gary Anderson

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SAFETY & DRIVER TRAINING We have a variety of Safety and Driving courses scheduled throughout the year in Slave Lake, Peace River, High Level, and surrounding communities.

CSTS-09 Construction Safety Training System

community, along with all the important details!

Learn to carry out excavation work with confidence that you are operating safely and in compliance. This course meets the ABCGA (Alberta Common Ground Alliance) 201 Standard.

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Available Anywhere Online - Open Enrollment $99 + GST

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DRIVER TRAINING All Terrain Vehicle Safety This is the Alberta Safety Councils ATV/UTV Rider Courses which exposes the trainee to the safe operation of an all-terrain OR utility-terrain vehicle. 9:00 am - 5:00 pm $195 + GST (Students supply their own registered and insured ATV/UTV, safety gear and weather appropriate clothing.) Slave Lake Oct 20, 2017 April 25, 2018

Snowmobile Safety 9:00 am - 5:00 pm $195+GST (Students supply their own registered and insured snowmobile, safety gear and weather appropriate clothing.) Slave Lake Feb 9, 2018

Defensive Driving 3 Demerit Reduction (Alberta Only) Available Anywhere - Open Enrollment $99 + GST

Professional Driver Improvement Course - 3 Demerit Reduction Program (Alberta Only) This course is for drivers involved in the transportation field, including buses and vehicles designated for Class 3 and Class 1. Available Anywhere Online - Open Enrollment $99 + GST

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SAFETY COURSES Transportation of Dangerous Goods - Clear Language or Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System The courses feature video, animations, learning games and skill-building exercises and can take anywhere from 1.5 to 4 hours to complete. You can start and stop training at your convenience, print your personalized wallet certificate upon completion and have printable resources for easy reference. Available Anywhere Online - Open Enrollment $90 + GST for each course (TDG - $90, WHMIS - $90) Call our office at 780-849-8623 OR email work@northernlakescollege.ca

Bear & Wildlife Awareness Keeping yourself and others safe while minimizing the impact to wildlife is the goal in this three-hour webinar. Available Anywhere - NLC Live Online™ Apr 11, 2018 | Wednesday | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm $99 + GST

Fall Protection Focuses on how to identify fall hazards and have a fall protection plan in place when working at heights of 3 meters or greater. All Locations: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm | $195 + GST High Prairie Slave Lake Oct 27, 2017 Oct 25, 2017 Apr 13, 2018 Feb 15, 2018 Apr 20, 2018

Confined Space Entry and Rescue Combines theory, demonstrations and practice! All Locations: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm | $195 + GST High Prairie Oct 26, 2017 Jan 25, 2018 April 12, 2018 Wabasca April 17, 2018

Slave Lake Sep 8, 2017 Oct 5, 2017 Nov 9, 2017 Dec 7, 2017 Jan 11, 2018 Feb 8, 2018 Mar 8, 2018 Apr 6, 2018 May 10, 2018 Jun 7, 2018 July 12, 2018

Ground Disturbance Level II Learn to carry out excavation work with confidence that you are operating safely and in compliance. This course meets the ABCGA (Alberta Common Ground Alliance) 201 Standard. All Locations: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm | $195 + GST High Prairie Oct 13, 2017 Jan 11, 2018 April 26, 2018 Wabasca Oct 17, 2017 April 16, 2018

Slave Lake Sep 21, 2017 Oct 18, 2017 Nov 22, 2017 Dec 14, 2017 Jan 26, 2018 Feb 28, 2018 Mar 22, 2018 Apr 19, 2018 May 24, 2018 Jun 21, 2018

Ground Disturbance Supervisory Available Anywhere Online - Open Enrollment $119 + GST

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SAFETY & DRIVER TRAINING H2S Alive This course is for those who work in the oil and gas industry or wherever H2S may be encountered. Certificates through ENFORM are valid for 3 years. All Locations: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm | $195 + GST High Prairie Aug 16, 2017 Aug 22, 2017 Sep 13, 2017 Sep 27, 2017 Oct 12, 2017 Oct 25, 2017 Nov 16, 2017 Nov 28, 2017 Dec 13, 2017 Jan 10, 2018 Jan 24, 2018 Feb 14, 2018 Feb 27, 2018 Mar 14, 2018 Mar 28, 2018 Apr 11, 2018 Apr 25, 2018 May 16, 2018 May 30, 2018 Jun 9, 2018 Jun 13, 2018 Jun 26, 2018 Jul 18, 2018 Aug 15, 2018 Wabasca Aug 22, 2017 Sep 19, 2017 Oct 16, 2017 Nov 20, 2017 Dec 15, 2017 Jan 16, 2018 Feb 21, 2018 Mar 20, 2018 Apr 20, 2018 May 22, 2018 Jun 19, 2018 Jul 24, 2018

Slave Lake Aug 8, 2017 Aug 21, 2017 Sep 7, 2017 Sep 20, 2017 Sep 25, 2017 Oct 4, 2017 Oct 19, 2017 Oct 24, 2017 Nov 8, 2017 Nov 21, 2017 Nov 29, 2017 Dec 6, 2017 Dec 12, 2017 Jan 10, 2018 Jan 17, 2018 Jan 23, 2018 Feb 7, 2018 Feb 22, 2018 Feb 27, 2018 Mar 7, 2018 Mar 21, 2018 Mar 27, 2018 Apr 5, 2018 Apr 18, 2018 Apr 24, 2018 May 9, 2018 May 23, 2018 May 28, 2018 Jun 2, 2018 Jun 6, 2018 Jun 20, 2018 Jun 25, 2018 Jul 11, 2018 Jul 25, 2018 Aug 9, 2018 Aug 22, 2018

Standard First Aid Level C CPR with AED

Standard First Aid Recertification

You will be required to do practical exercises during this course. Employers should not send injured employees, e.g. employees on Workers’ Compensation or on light duty. Upon successful completion, you will receive a nationally recognized certificate that is valid for 3 years.

Students must provide the instructor with a current Standard First Aid Certificate.

All Locations: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm | $195 + GST High Prairie Slave Lake Aug 14-15, 2017 Aug 9-10, 2017 Sep 11-12, 2017 Aug 22-23, 2017 Sep 25-26, 2017 Sep 5-6, 2017 Oct 10-11, 2017 Sep 18-19, 2017 Oct 14-15, 2017 Sep 26-27, 2017 Oct 23-24 2017 Oct 2-3, 2017 Nov 14-15 2017 Oct 16-17, 2017 Dec 11-12, 2017 Oct 28-29, 2017 Jan 8-9, 2018 Nov 6-7, 2017 Jan 22-23, 2018 Nov 27-28, 2017 Feb 12-13, 2018 Dec 4-5, 2017 Mar 12-13, 2018 Dec 6, 2017 Mar 26-27, 2018 Jan 8-9, 2018 Apr 9-10, 2018 Jan 15-16, 2018 Apr 14-15, 2018 Feb 5-6, 2018 May 14-15, 2018 Feb 20-21, 2018 May 28-29, 2018 Mar 5-6, 2018 Jun 2-3, 2018 Mar 19-20, 2018 Jun 11-12, 2018 Apr 3-4, 2018 Jul 16-17, 2018 Apr 14-15, 2018 Aug 13-14, 2018 Apr 16-17, 2018 May 7-8, 2018 Wabasca May 29-30, 2018 Aug 23-24, 2017 Jun 4-5, 2018 Sep 20-21, 2017 Jun 9-10, 2018 Oct 18-19 2017 Jun 18-19, 2018 Nov 21-22, 2017 Jul 9-10, 2018 Dec 13-14, 2017 Jul 23-24, 2018 Jan 17-18, 2018 Aug 7-8, 2018 Feb 22-23, 2018 Aug 20-21, 2018 Mar 21-22, 2018 Apr 18-19 2018 May 23-24, 2018 Jun 20-21, 2018 Jul 25-26, 2018

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All Locations: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm | $165 + GST High Prairie Nov 27, 2017 Feb 26, 2018 Apr 24, 2018 Jun 25, 2018

Slave Lake Oct 23, 2017 Nov 20, 2017 Dec 11, 2017 Jan 22, 2018 Feb 26, 2018 Mar 26, 2018 Apr 23, 2018 May 22, 2018 Jun 26, 2018

Mental Health First Aid Basic Certificate (MHFA – Canada) Mental health problems are common. There is a stigma associated with mental health problems. Many people are not well informed; professional help is not always on hand. Participants learn how to provide help, promote the recovery of good mental health, and provide comfort to a person experiencing a mental health problem. MHFA Basic is a 12-hour course that discusses the following mental disorders: Substance use disorders; Mood disorders; Anxiety disorders; and Psychotic disorders. Crisis first aid skills for the following situations are learned: substance overdose, suicidal behavior, panic attack, acute stress reaction, and psychotic episode. Participants receive a certificate of participation from the Mental Health Commission of Canada. No recertification is required. All Locations: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm | Sat & Sun | $249 + GST Peace River Oct 28-29, 2017 May 19-20, 2018

Slave Lake Oct 21-22, 2017 May 26-27, 2018

• Confined Space Entry and Rescue • Fall Protection • Ground Disturbance • H2S Alive • Standard First Aid Level C CPR with AED • SFA Level C CPR with AED and Recertification • Mental Health First Aid • UTV Driver Course

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TECHNICAL TRAINING Water and Wastewater Operator Preparation Program: Level 2 Students will become proficient in learning the support systems and technical aspects of water treatment and water distribution. This training is designed to prepare existing operators or new incumbents to learn more about the roles and responsibilities of water and wastewater operators and to write the Level II Water Treatment or Water Distribution provincial certification exam with Alberta Parks and Environment.

A partnership of experts The Water/Wastewater Operator Preparation Program, is offered by NLC in partnership with ATAP Infrastructure Management. These courses provides training for individuals in the safe and effective operation of water treatment, water distribution, and wastewater treatment and wastewater collection systems. Students who complete this program and obtain the required practical hours will be prepared to write the certification exam with Alberta Environment and Parks. This preparation program does not provide certification or placements to complete practical hours.

Water and

Wastewater Operator Preparation Program

Water and Wastewater Operator Preparation Program: Level 1 Students will become proficient in learning the support systems and technical aspects of water and wastewater treatment, and water distribution and wastewater collection. This training is designed to prepare existing operators or new incumbents to learn more about the roles and responsibilities of water and wastewater operators and to write the Level 1 Water and Wastewater Operator provincial certification exam with Alberta Parks and Environment. NLCLIVE Online™ Sept 7, 2017 – Nov 28, 2017 Tuesday & Thursday | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm $1095 + GST NLCLIVE Online™ Jan 16, 2018 – Apr 5, 2018 Tuesday & Thursday | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm $1095 + GST Materials Basic Science Concepts and Applications – Textbook Small Water System Operation and Maintenance – Textbook $315.00 + GST + Shipping The program meets the Entry Level Training requirements of the Province of Alberta and is approved for 5 CEU’s by the Alberta Environment Certification Board.

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NLCLIVE Online™ Sept 11, 2017 – Nov 6, 2017 Monday & Wednesday 9:00 am – 11:00 am $1095 + GST

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Materials Basic Science Concepts & Applications – Textbook Water Treatment Plant Operation – A Field Study Training Program (V1) $315 + GST + Shipping The program meets training requirements of the Province of Alberta and is for 3.2 CEU’s by the Alberta Environment Certification Board.

Students must achieve a minimum of 65% on the final to successfully complete the course. Shipping information: • Cost of shipping is $50 via Canada Post ground delivery. • Any registrations received seven days before the program begins will have a Priority Post or Purolator shipping charge applied at a higher rate.

For more information on Water and Wastewater Operator certification, visit the Water and Wastewater Operator Information Portal under Programs and Services at the Alberta Environment and Parks website. For more information on the Water and Wastewater Program, watch the YouTube Video on the YourFutureNLC Channel

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TECHNICAL TRAINING

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RENEWABLE ENERGY - Solar Introduction to Renewable Energy Sources

Calling all Electricians! Ready for a career in renewable energy? Get certification to install Photovoltaic (Solar) panels!

Receive a certificate in PV when you complete the following: PV Pro Certificate: Introduction to Renewable Energy Sources, CSA PV Exam Preparation. PV Installation Pro Certificate: Introduction to Renewable Energy Sources, CSA PV Exam Preparation, and Battery Based OR Grid-Tie System Installation. PV Business Pro Certificate: Introduction to Renewable Energy Sources, CSA PV Exam Preparation, Battery Based OR Grid-Tie System Installation, Design and Model, and Canadian Electrical Code for Renewable Energy Systems. PV Master Certificate: Introduction to Renewable Energy Sources, CSA PV Exam Preparation, Battery Based OR Grid-Tie System Installation, Design and Model, and Master Electrician.

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This exploratory course introduces the exciting world of renewable energy systems and sources. Students will learn the benefits of renewable energy, be able to identify the category and types of energy sources and understand the basic connection between the electric category, generation technologies, and existing electrical system. September 12, 14, 2017 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm | NLC LIVE Online™ $149 + GST

Canadian Standards Association (CSA) Photovoltaic (PV) Exam Preparation Pre-requisite: Journeyman Electrician (or Red Seal) Using the Solar Electric Handbook produced by Solar Energy International students will prepare to write the CSA PV Exam) Solar Photovoltaic Systems Exam). They will learn the legal requirements, standards, policies and procedures applicable to Solar PV Systems. Students will also have the opportunity to install modules, batteries, charge controllers; energy monitoring control systems and connection distribution systems. This course is designed to give an in-depth understanding of solar electric installation, as well as prepare electricians for the CSA PV Exam. September 18 – 22, 2017 9:00 am - 6:00 pm | Slave Lake $1249+GST plus materials - $99+GST

Grid-Tie System Installation Pre-requisites: 5 day CSA Exam Preparation course and a current Fall Arrest Certificate Students will utilize the skills and knowledge from the 5 day CSA Exam Prep course to perform the hands-on roof top installation and commissioning of a 3-5 kilowatt (Kw) grid-tie photovoltaic (PV) system using the increasingly popular microinverter.

Battery Based Installation Pre-requisite: 5 day CSA Exam Preparation course Students will utilize the skills and knowledge from the 5 day CSA Exam Prep course to perform the hands-on installation and commission of a 10-15 Kw ground mounted PV system including battery charging systems and the inverter system. Oct 27, 28, 29, 2017 9:00 am - 6:00 pm | Slave Lake $999 + GST

Design and Model This course will develop the skills of the student needed to design and model solar electric systems for both residential and commercial installations. Using RET Screen and System Advisor Model software, the student will be able to construct feasibility reports and showcase performance of proposed systems and installations. Feb 6 – Mar 1, 2018 Tuesday & Thursday 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm | NLC LIVE Online™ $499 + GST plus materials - $40 + GST

Canadian Electrical Code for Renewable Energy Systems This course will be exploring Section 64 and 84 of the Canadian Electrical Code 2015 codebook to allow electricians to safely install the wide variety of renewable energy systems currently on the market. There will be an overview of all the systems and an emphasis on solar PV installations. Coming Spring 2018 | NLC LIVE Online™

Master Electrician Pre-requisites: 3 years of electrician field experience. This course will prepare the student to write the Alberta Master Electrician’s examination. Coming Spring 2018 | NLC LIVE Online™

Oct 13, 14, 15, 2017 9:00 am - 5:00 pm | Slave Lake 999 + GST

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TECHNICAL TRAINING Unmanned Aerial Systems Course (UAV) Ground School This course provides training for UAV Theory, Flight and Operations. This in-depth theoretical background provides a solid foundation for operating commercially over diverse Canadian terrain, airspace and environments. You will learn how to: • Read meteorological reports and interpret weather systems • Understand applicability of regulations • Communicate effectively with NavCanada • Read aeronautical charts to interpret terrain and airspace information • Identify components of unmanned aircraft and their importance to the system as a whole • Understand theory of flight in regard to fixed wing, multi rotor and helicopter aircraft

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Learn to Operate a 3-Phase Separator Are you an Oilfield Operator looking to enhance your abilities? Have you ever wondered how oil, gas and water are separated in a 3-Phase Separator? This course will provide you with an overview of 3-Phase Separator fundamentals, paired with hands-on training using lab demonstration equipment. Northern Lakes College Shell Canada Power Engineering and Technology Centre, Peace River (10002-91 Ave.) $299 + GST 8:30 am – 4:30 pm October 11, 2017 PROGRAM October 18, 2017 March 7, 2018 March 14, 2018

NEW

Students supply their own PPE: Hard hat, coveralls & CSA approved steel-toed boots.

Learn to Operate a Dehydration Unit Are you an Oilfield Operator looking to enhance your abilities? This course will provide you with an overview of dehydration fundamentals, paired with hands-on training using lab demonstration equipment. Northern Lakes College Shell Canada Power Engineering and Technology Centre, Peace River (10002-91 Ave.) $299 + GST 8:30 am – 4:30 pm October 12, 2017 PROGRAM October 19, 2017 March 8, 2018 March 15, 2018

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Students supply their own PPE: Hard hat, coveralls, and CSA approved steel-toed boots.

Continuing Education & Corporate Training 1201 Main Street SE Slave Lake, AB T0G 2A3 Phone: 780-849-8623 Fax: 780-849-8704 Toll Free: 1-866-652-3456 ext 8623 work@northernlakescollege.ca Office Hours: Mon - Fri, 8:15 am - 4:30 pm

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TECHNICAL TRAINING

INTRODUCTION TO TRADES Introduction to Trades offers students the opportunity to learn the basics of a particular Trade. Students may be preparing for a career in the trades or looking to learn a new skill.

Contact us for a private offering delivered to your location. Continuing Education & Corporate Training 1-866-652-3456 ext. 8623 Email: work@ northernlakescollege.ca

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Introduction to Welding

Introduction to Electrical

Slave Lake Sept 18 – 21, 2017 9:00 am - 4:00 pm $750 + GST

High Level Jan 22 – 25, 2018 10:00 am - 3:00 pm $649 + GST

Wabasca Apr 23 – 27, 2018 10:00 am - 3:00 pm $750 + GST

Wabasca Apr 9 – 13, 2018 10:00 am - 3:00 pm $649 + GST

Introduction to Carpentry

Introduction to Crane and Hoist

Wabasca Wabasca Oct 2 – 6, 2017 May 14 – 18, 2018 10:00 am - 3:00 pm 10:00 am - 3:00 pm $675 + GST $675 + GST

Slave Lake Apr 16 – 19, 2018 9:00 am - 4:00 pm $645 + GST

Introduction to Heavy Equipment Technician

High Level May 14 – 17, 2018 9:00 am - 4:00 pm $645 + GST

Wabasca Nov 20 – 24, 2017 10:00 am - 3:00 pm $670 + GST

Peace River Dec 11 – 15, 2017 10:00 am - 3:00 pm $670 + GST

Peace River April 30 – May 3, 2017 9:00 am - 4:00 pm $645 + GST

Introduction to Millwright Wabasca May 7 – 11, 2018 10:00 am - 3:00 pm $715 + GST

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CONTRACT TRAINING Build capacity! A well-trained work force is a community’s greatest asset. Northern Lakes College offers a variety of programs that can help strengthen your community. Contact us today to bring one of these programs to your community OR to create a customized program.

Life Skills Program

Technical Preparation Program

Forest Operations Program

Assist your clients to develop the skills, characteristics and attitude necessary to succeed in the workplace or in further schooling.

Prepare your clients to pursue trades-related training opportunities.

Prepare your clients to participate in the forest industry.

Entrance Requirement Completed Grade 10 English and Math This program can be delivered over four months for up to 12 students. Students will receive lab experience in a variety of trades and academic preparation for the basic, Level 2 AIT Entrance Exam. Students successful in this program may wish to pursue a Pre-Employment program in a specific trade, or other technical training such as Power Engineering or Oil Field Operator. Technical Preparation includes: effective study skills, safe work practices, the basic knowledge and skills required to work as a laborer or apprentice in a variety of trades and industries. Understanding of the apprenticeship system in Alberta become an indentured apprentice. Knowledge and skills required of a model employee, researching and applying for employment.

Entrance Requirement Completed Grade 10 English and Math This program can be delivered over three months for up to 16 students. Students will be prepared for a wide variety of entry-level positions in forest operations or to participate in a logging training program. Covering topics such as woodland navigation using GPS and compass, woodland stewardship, woodland wildlife & biodiversity, and safety training, the program also provides students with time on simulators, to assist them with determining their aptitude for various logging equipment.

Entrance Requirement Applicants must demonstrate the ability to read and write independently. This program can be delivered over three months for up to 25 students. Composed of a series of lessons, the structure allows for continual skill practice, development and growth. Topics in the program include, teamwork, listening to others, identifying assumptions, facing fear, time management, handling confrontation. Coaches determine which lessons to feature based on group need.

GED Preparation Program Prepare your clients to successfully write the GED examinations in order to obtain their Alberta High School Equivalency Diploma. Entrance Requirement Completed Grade 9 English and Math This program can be delivered over six weeks for up to 20 students. Successful completion of the General Educational Development (GED) examinations prepares individuals to obtain their Alberta High School Equivalency Diploma. GED Preparation involves five sections of study: Language Arts – writing, Language Arts – Reading, Social Studies, Math, and Science.

PICK. PLUG. PLAY. Contact us today to bring one of these programs to your community OR to create a customized program. ADD COURSES from our Safety and Driver Training (pg. 14) or Business and Leadership (pg. 5-9) Categories to get customized training you need.

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Mobile Trades Lab

TECHNICAL TRAINING

Bringing the Classroom to You! Totally mobile. NLC offers two unique mobile training labs to support the delivery of pre-employment trades programs to northern rural communities.

Opportunities

are endless

The Mobile Trades Lab will deliver the training that your community needs.

Exposure to Trades Mobile Training Lab Each unit consists of a 50 foot trailer with slide outs that quickly transform into 1500 square feet of training space. Eight to ten students can work at portable stations with lots of room for equipment and tools.

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Each 16 week session of the Trades Technical Preparation program provides classroom training and practical hands on experience. The portability of training allows the labs to offer: • Carpentry • Welding • Electrical Call us to discuss Customized Training to suit your community’s needs.

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LAND & ENVIRONMENT Woodland Stewardship and Introduction to Forest Management

Understand the bigger picture and work better in or

People with a general interest in forestry and those working in the industry will benefit by seeing the broader framework under which forests in Alberta are managed.

with the Forest Industry!

Sept 12 & 14, 2017 Tue & Thur | 6:30 - 9:30 pm | $195 + GST

Woodland Wildlife and Biodiversity and Woodland Species at Risk

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Stewardship Certificate

These courses provide an explanation of the science of sustainable management; balancing and protecting social, economic and ecological benefits derived from forested land. They are for anyone with a general interest in woodland environments, environmental educators, recreation providers, Public Advisory Committee members, utility managers, resource extraction executives, grazing leaseholders, ecotourism operators, consultants and even operators/supervisors who have experience but not forest management expertise. Courses can be taken individually. Successful completion of the six courses under Forest Stewardship will result in a Forest Stewardship Certificate. Successful completion of any of the additional four courses (10 in total), Plant Identification and Introduction to Site Classification, Fire Awareness,

Forest managers in Alberta apply wildlife conservation principles in all phases of harvest planning. The people who carry out those plans will benefit by knowing when specific practices are required, and why it makes a difference. Oct 3, 5 & 10, 2017 Tue & Thur | 6:30 - 9:30 pm | $265 + GST

Woodland Water Quality, Erosion Control and Crossing Construction Provides information about the fundamentals of water quality and develop competency in watercourse crossing construction. Nov 7 & 9, 2017 Tue & Thur | 6:30 - 9:30 pm | $195 + GST

Woodland Soils Provides practical ideas to forestry contractors, equipment operators, and field supervisors so that together they can minimize the damage to forest soils during forest operations. Dec 5 & 7, 2017 Tue & Thur | 6:30 - 9:30 pm | $195 + GST

Healthy Landscapes, Woodland Environmental Management Systems Certification and Compliance will result in an Advanced Forest Stewardship Certificate.

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LAND & ENVIRONMENT Woodland Historical Resources Increases awareness and understanding of the importance of historic sites in Alberta, with an aim of having forest workers identify and protect new and existing sites. January 16 & 18, 2018 Tue & Thur | 6:30 - 9:30 pm | $195 + GST

Integrated Resource Management Increases understanding of the broader environmental, social and economic impacts of resource development in Alberta, and the manner in which the Government of Alberta and industrial partners are addressing those impacts. Feb 20 & 22, 2018 Tue & Thur | 6:30 - 9:30 pm | $195 + GST

We can offer more Land and Environment courses that explain science, regulation and best practice. In partnership with 
WOLF (Woodland Operations Learning Foundation), we can offer courses on demand to your organization or community face-to-face, online, or a combination!

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Forest Stewardship CERTIFICATE

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Courses can be taken individually. Successful completion of all four in addition to the six courses from the Forest Stewardship Certificate will result in an “Advanced Forest Stewardship Certificate”. Plant Identification and Introduction to Site Classification An understanding of Boreal ecosystems and characteristic vegetation is required to plan for a suite of ecological goods and services as well as forest harvest, reforestation and access construction for all extensive activities on forested land. Mar 20 & 22, 2018 Tue & Thur | 6:30-9:30 pm | $195 + GST

Healthy Landscapes This course describes how both natural and human-caused disturbance affects ecology, connects habitat to the species present and explains the concepts of natural, current, and future ranges of variation to provide a basis for planning for healthy landscapes. May 22 & 24, 2018 Tue & Thur | 6:30-9:30 pm | $195 + GST

Fire Awareness This course will describe the contributing factors, identify trends in risk, and discuss mitigation strategies to reduce risks. Apr 24 & 26, 2018 Tue & Thur | 6:30-9:30 pm | $195 + GST

Woodland Environmental Management Systems Certification and Compliance Forest management operations are conducted to maintain a sustainable balance between the ecological, social and economic good and services over a 200year planning horizon. This course provides an overview of Certification, EMS and Legislation and Regulation in use today. Jun 19 & 21, 2018 Tue & Thur | 6:30-9:30 pm | $195 + GST

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ONLINE LEARNING PARTNERS Upgrade your skills or learn more about a topic of interest through these online courses delivered in an enjoyable, interactive learning environment. Expert instructors develop and lead every course. The requirements for most courses comprise of internet access, email, and a web browser. Before registering for a specific course, please review its associated requirements. ed2go is a global Registered *Fees for all courses are in USD

Accounting Fundamentals If you are interested in increasing your financial awareness while also gaining a marketable skill, this course is for you; whether you are a sole proprietor looking to manage your business finances or you simply want to gain an understanding of accounting basics. $119 USD | 24 hours

Digital Marketing Suite Learn how to develop an Internet marketing plan, use popular social media platforms, and achieve higher positions with major search engines. $261 USD | 72 hours

Certificate in Nutrition, Chronic Disease, and Health Promotion (12 contact hours) Learn about the impact of food politics, clean water, foodborne diseases, mood, genetically engineered foods, and malnutrition on health and the development of chronic diseases. $119 USD | 24 hours

Discovering Digital Photography An informative introduction to the fascinating world of digital photography.

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Prepare for a career in the health services industry by learning medical terminology in a memorable and enjoyable fashion.

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$119 USD | 24 hours

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Learn everything you need to know to enter the world of non-profits and writing grant proposals.

for professional development

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Speed Spanish Learn six easy recipes to glue Spanish words together into sentences, and you’ll be engaging in conversational Spanish in no time. $119 USD | 24 hours

units through PMI® and have been reviewed by a project management professional (PMP®) to ensure that they meet PMI®’s expectations for professional development in project management.

$119 USD | 24 hours

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ONLINE LEARNING PARTNERS Project Management Knowledge Areas Online certificates and courses

Certificate in Project Management delivered online through UGotClass Project management provides visibility of project health to the business and the customer; it is one of the fastest paths to promotion by increasing your network through greater exposure. First, gain the skills, tools and templates to confidently develop and maintain a project, then acquire a well-rounded knowledge of the five Project Management Processes relating to the Project Management Body of Knowledge Guide. Finally, learn the ten Project Management Knowledge Areas and their support role and relationships to the five Project Management Processes.

Three one-month courses* $259 OR take all 3 courses for $649

*The Certificate in Project Management does not lead to certification with the Project Management Institute.

Introduction to Project Management Project management is one of the fastest paths to promotion by increasing your network through greater exposure. After this course, you will have the skills, tools and templates to confidently develop and maintain a project.

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Project management provides visibility of project health to the business and the customer. Through continuous monitoring, early detection of variations to plan, schedule, and budget is communicated to stakeholders for quick resolution, including project cancellation. This course introduces the student to the ten (10) Project Management Knowledge Areas and their support role and relationships to the five (5) Project Management Processes.

Project Management Processes Acquire a well-rounded knowledge of the five Project Management Processes relating to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) Guide. This basic information will assist you in learning the beginnings of Project Management, whether you are interested in project management, in a project management field, or in any line of work.

Certificate in Data Analysis delivered online through UGotClass Data Analysis is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after skills in the workplace. Companies have vast amounts of data, but it is rare to have someone with the ability to analyze that data to see trends and make predictions. Make a big difference in the success of your organization by acquiring data analysis skills. Begin with getting a basic understanding of how to analyze data in a business setting. Then learn how many of your business decisions involve comparing groups for differences. You will find out how to perform inquiries that will be useful to your business or organization, and have the skill necessary to communicate results through graphs and text that your fellow employees will understand.

Three one-month courses* $259 OR take all 3 courses for $649

Introduction to Data Analysis Data Analysis is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after skills in the workplace. Companies have vast amounts of data, but it is rare to have some-one with the ability to analyze that data to see trends and make predictions. This course will give you a basic understanding of how to analyze data in a business setting.

Intermediate Data Analysis This Intermediate Data Analysis course will introduce you to the statistics behind these group differences and relationships. In addition, you’ll learn how to work with ratings, graphs and userfriendly reports of statistical results.

Advanced Data Analysis Take the guesswork out of important company decisions and make decisions based on statistically significant information. Whether your business is home based or a large company, this class will take you to the next level where important decision-making is concerned.

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GENERAL INTEREST Conversational Cree Level 1 Join us for a six-session NLC LIVE Online™ course that will teach beginner Cree speakers the basics. You will learn numbers, the days of the week, basic greetings, basic introductions, basic conversation phrases and some Cree songs to help you remember it all. Information about the Cree culture and the origin of root words will also be covered. *Students must have a headset with microphone for this class. Oct 10 - 26, 2017 | Tues & Thur 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm | $245 + GST Mar 6 - 22, 2018 | Tues & Thur 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm | $245 + GST

GED Preparation Do you need help preparing for the GED Test? We have the course for you! Our GED Preparation course is set up to be supported by an online tutor (up to 8 hours of help) as you go through the course to get prepared for the GED Test. This course is delivered NLC Anytime, Anywhere so you can have maximum flexibility managing your learning. Register and start anytime. You will have 6 months access to the course. $745 + GST

• Preparing for the Language Arts Writing Test • Preparing for the Social Test • Preparing for the Science Test • Preparing for the Language Arts Reading Test

Northern Lakes College is a

• Preparing for the Mathematics Test

on-campus learning to empower

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unique institution with a flexible delivery model of online and remote communities!

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COMMUNITY ADULT LEARNING PROGRAMS (CALPs) The Community Adult Learning Program supports over 120 community-based learning organizations who provide Adult Literacy and Foundational Learning opportunities in over 430 communities in every region of the province. These Community Adult Learning Programs (CALPs) are supported by the Community Learning Network, who works collaboratively with diverse system stakeholders and partners, to provide CALP staff with the professional development, training and support services they need to drive relevant, quality adult learning. The Community Adult Learning Program is funded and supported by the Government of Alberta. Northern Lakes College has developed a partnership plan with the Community Adult Learning Programs in the NLC service region. The partnership is based on mutual respect and the desire to work together to enhance the learning opportunities for adults in the community. Below is a list of active CALPs in the Northern Lakes College service region. • Athabasca Adult Learning Connection – 780-675-2285 • East Prairie Métis Settlement Community Adult/Family Literacy Program – 780-523-2339 • Falher – Smoky River Community and Adult Learning Literacy – 780-837-3013 • Fox Creek Community Adult Learning – 780-622-3758 • High Level – Chinchaga Adult Learning – 780-926-5625 • High Prairie – Prairie River Community Education – 780-523-4111 • Gift Lake Community Adult Learning – 780-767-3794 • La Crete Community Adult Learning – 780-928-2008 • Manning Adult Learning & Literacy – 780-836-2664 • McLennan - Smoky River Community and Adult Learning Literacy – 780-324-3737 ext.6712 • Peace River Adult Learning – 780-624-4220 • Slave Lake Adult Education – 780-849-8625 • Valleyview Community Learning Council – 780-524-4323

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COMMUNITY ADULT LEARNING PROGRAMS Words Work Literacy Society (Athabasca & Area)

East Prairie Métis Settlement

Web: www.wordsworkliteracy.com Phone: 780-675-5650

Contact Lana: 780-523-2339 or Fax: 780-523-5360 Email: lana@epms.ca Our office is located in the East Prairie Family Centre.

Our role is to help the residents of the Town and County of Athabasca who have difficulties with reading, writing, and numeracy to improve their quality of life by providing assistance with the further development of their academic and social skills. We offer three programming streams and learner supports, including a safe and welcoming learning space in the lower level of the Town office. We offer: • Free Adult Tutoring • Tailored Classroom Setting Learning Opportunities • Family Literacy Programs: Rhymes That Bind and Books for Babies • Learner Support Services • Referrals to other Community Agencies to support our Adult Learners

Community Adult/Family Literacy Program

We provide Literacy & Learning opportunities to residents of East Prairie. • One-To-One Tutors • Individual Instruction • Small Group Instruction • Learner Support Services • Referrals to Community support for Adult Learners • Help with scheduling, time management, • Workplace Essential Skills Set your own goals: • Reading-Writing-Math • Helping your Child Succeed • Computer Usage-Typing • Apprenticeship Preparation • Reading, Writing and Numeracy • Money Management • Iphone/Ipad for beginners • Understanding & Managing Social Media • Community Kitchen • Anger Management • Family Literacy • Monthly Cooking Classes • General Interest Classes • English Language • Safety Courses • Employment Skills • Basic Computer Skills • Basic Math • Basic Interpersonal Conflict Resolution Skills • Driver Terminology and Language

Tell Us What you Want to Learn! Check the East Prairie 411 facebook page for upcoming calendars.

Fox Creek Adult Literacy We can help with Reading/Writing and Math. Ph: 780-622-3758

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COMMUNITY ADULT LEARNING PROGRAMS Gift Lake Community Adult Learning

La Crete Community Adult Learning Council

Serving the community of Gift Lake Settlement

Providing Literacy & Learning Programs to the La Crete Area

Contact: Bev Laderoute Box 60, Gift Lake, AB, T0G 1B0 780-767-3794 Email: gladultliteracy@outlook.com

High Prairie Community Adult Learning Providing Literacy & Learning programs to High Prairie & the surrounding area. Phone: 780-523-4111 prcec@northernlakescollege.ca Our office is located in the Northern Lakes College campus. Programs Available: • Basic Computer Skills • Understanding & Managing Social Media • IPhone/IPad for Beginners • Reading, Writing and Numeracy • Creative Writing • Anger Management • Cooking with Class • General Interest Classes We provide: • Free One-on-One Tutoring • Small Group Instruction • Learner Support Services • Referrals to Community support for Adult Learners • Help with scheduling and time management • Workplace Essential Skills

780-928-2008 Ext: 3550 Fax: 780-928-2074 10105 - 94th Avenue NLC Building Email: lacretecalc2013@gmail.com • English as a Second Language (ESL) • Basic Computer Skills Courses • Jobs Skills Training • Basic First Aid Course • GED Preparation Course • Family Literacy Programs • Foundational Skills • Online Course Access

Manning Community Adult Learning and Literacy Literacy, Computers & English Language Call 780-836-2664 Monday to Friday 10 am to 4 pm We provide: • One-To-One Tutors • Individual Instruction • Small Group Instruction Set your own goals: • Reading-Writing-Math • Basic Computer skills • Budgeting • Apprenticeship Preparation • English Language • Driver’s License Prep • On Line GED testing • Employment and Job Search

Peace River Community Adult Learning Council Serving the communities of: Peace River, Nampa, St, Isidore, Weberville, Three Creeks, Harmon Valley, Marie Reine and Strong Creek Contact: Janet Blayone, Executive Director 9807-100 Street Box 6485, Peace River, AB, T8S 1S3 780-624-4220 Email: admin.learningventre@gmail.com Hours: Wednesday & Thursday 12:00 to 4:00 Available Anywhere – NLC LIVE Online™

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COMMUNITY ADULT LEARNING PROGRAMS Slave Lake Adult Education We provide:

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One-To-One Tutors Individual Instruction Small Group Instruction

Set your own goals:

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Reading-Writing-Math Helping your Child Succeed Computer Usage-Typing Apprenticeship Preparation English Language Safety Courses Employment Skills.

Tell Us What you Want to Learn!

Contact: Karen 780-849-8625 or Kendra: 780-805-4855 Course Offerings: slavelakeadulteducation.com

Measure the size of your heart by the difference you make in the lives of others. Mentor with us!

Smoky River Community Adult Learning & Literacy

Valleyview Community Learning Council

We would Love to hear from you! Located in the Northern Lakes College Campus Phone: 780-524-4323 or E-mail: adultlit@valleyviewlibrary.ab.ca Programs Available: • Basic Computer Skills • ESL/ELL Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening • ESL Driver Terminology and Language • Money Management • IPhone/IPad for Beginners • Reading, Writing and Numeracy We provide: • Free One-on-One Tutoring • Small Group Instruction • Learner Support Services • Referrals to Community support for Adult Learners • Help with scheduling and time management • Workplace Essential Skills

Check for Upcoming Programs on our Course Calendar at www.valleyviewclc.com

What have you learned today? What would you like to learn tomorrow? Contact: Laurrie Lloyd Monday & Tuesday­: McLennan 780-324-3737 ext. 6712 Wednesday – Friday: Falher 780-837-3013 Email us at: srcalp@telusplanet.net Facebook: https://www/facebook.com/Learn4U/

We provide: Adult Learning: Food Handlers Pleasure Craft Operators Standard First Aid – Level C-CPR & AED H2S Quad Safety Hunters Education Spanish Canadian Firearms Unrestricted & Restricted Literacy: Reading,Writing, Oral Communication, Listening, Math, Computer Basics, English French, Clear Language Drivers Guide

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REGISTRATION 5 Easy Ways to Register

Fee Payment: You may pay your course fees by cash, personal cheque or money order (payable to Northern Lakes College), VISA, MasterCard,

1. Website

www.northernlakescollege.ca/cect

2. Telephone

780-849-8623 or Toll Free 1-866-652.3456 ext. 8623

American Express, Interac or company purchase order/authorization. You are considered registered for a course when your fees are fully paid. All course fees listed are per person, per course.

Note: for NLC LIVE Online™ classes: Fees are per person and where applicable a group price (for as many as you want at 1 computer connection) is listed.

3. Email

work@northernlakescollege.ca

4. Fax

780-849-8704

Private Offerings: We can set up customized offerings for your organization. Contact us for more details. Course attendance: Verification or course certification is only granted for those who participate as individuals NLC LIVE Online™. If you take with a group OR you miss the class and view the recording, attendance verification and/or certification will not be granted (MMP modules are an exception for recordings, contact Continuing Education & Corporate Training for more

5. Mail

Northern Lakes College Continuing Education & Corporate Training 1201 Main Street, SE Slave Lake, AB T0G 2A3

information). Withdrawals and Refunds: Your registration will be fully refunded when notice of withdrawal is given two (2) working days before the course start date for regular courses OR five (5) working days for Certificate Program courses (excluding MMP – see note below). When notification is received less than two (2) full working days before the course start date for regular courses OR five (5) full working days for Certificate Program courses (excluding MMP), an invoice will be issued for full payment of the course. When you are unable to attend your course, you may arrange for someone to

REGISTER EARLY AND SAVE!

take your place. Note: For MMP modules, an administrative fee of $50 is charged for all cancelled or transferred registrations. There are no refunds for materials/ shipping. Less than 7 days before the module starts, a partial refund of 75% of the tuition fee is granted if the withdrawal of the registration is received. NLC Live Online™: You will need access to high-speed internet,

Contact Us Continuing Education & Corporate Training 1201 Main Street SE, Slave Lake, AB T0G 2A3 Phone: 780-849-8623 Fax: 780-849-8704 Toll Free: 1-866-652-3456 ext 8623 Email: work@northernlakescollege.ca Office Hours: Mon - Fri, 8:15 am - 4:30 pm

Available Anywhere – NLC LIVE Online™

microphone / speakers (preferably a headset). All times are on Mountain Time Zone. Recorded Training: You will need access to high-speed internet and speakers.

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Customized or Private Training Continuing Education & Corporate Training (CE&CT) at Northern Lakes College is your one-stop shop for efficient and effective employment related training. Any of our programs or courses can be designed and scheduled specifically for your organization in a location that works for you. Contact us for more information at work@northernlakescollege.ca or call 1-866-652-3456 ext. 8623

Make the Canada Alberta Job Grant Work for You What is it? The Canada-Alberta Job Grant is an employer-driven training program. Employers decide who gets training and what type of training is needed for new and existing employees. To qualify for funding, training must • be a minimum of 21 hours in length* • be completed within one year of the training start date • be provided by a third party • not replace prior training investments • result in a record of completion, a mark, a certificate or an industry-recognized credential Training can be completed online, on-site and in the classroom. Classes can be part-time or full-time. Northern Lakes College develops and maintains partnerships with regional businesses, industry and agencies in order to ensure program offerings reflect the training needs of northern Alberta.

*In order to meet the 21-hour minimum, unrelated courses may be “bundled”. For example: • Facilitation Skills – Developing Team Based Solutions (14 hours) • Clear and Concise Business Writing (6 hours) • Minute Taking (6 hours)

How does it benefit employers? This funding will provide employers with the opportunity to invest in the skill development of their current and future workforce, leading to increases in organizational productivity and retention.

What costs does it cover? The Canada-Alberta Job Grant program provides significant savings to employers looking to pursue training for their employees. Under the grant, employers will be required to cover a maximum of one third of the costs associated with direct training. Government contributions can cover a maximum of $10,000 per employee. If you have questions about the Canada-Alberta Job Grant or need additional help, call toll-free 1.855.638.9424 or email jobgrant@gov.ab.ca

Continuing Education & Corporate Training Calendar 2017-18  

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