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Camosun Coastal Centre

General

Camosun College has increased its regional presence with the opening of the Camosun Coastal Centre. Formerly known as IMTARC (Industry Marine Training and Applied Research Centre), the satellite site is located on Songhees Nation Territory near the Esquimalt Graving Dock. The 4,000 square foot training building sits on leased land and was built in 2013. It features two, state-of-the-art, 40 seat classrooms and a 12 seat computer lab. At this new location, Camosun continues to offer both customized and open enrollment coastal and marine-related courses previously offered by IMTARC; offer customized programs for Indigenous communities; develop new Continuing Education courses; and, offer space rental for marine industry providers. Questions? Please contact Michelle at coastalcentre@camosun.ca or 778-265-5005. Address: 100 Maplebank Road (off of Admirals at 1100, near the Songhees Wellness Centre).

Communicating to Industry Stakeholders New

Project Stakeholder and Communications Management is a two day course where participants be introduced to the art of communication. We tend to do a lot of talking but precious little communication. Communication to key stakeholders needs to be planned and purposeful. In this course, students will learn about stakeholder management and methods to meet or exceed project stakeholder expectations. Students will learn the psychology of power, influence and persuasion and will be introduced to a proven method of negotiation and conflict resolution which students will then apply to an in-class case study. Additionally, this module will address the often neglected art of listening, interviewing and conducting effective meetings.

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Create a detailed communication plan
  • Create a stakeholder management plan
  • Increase stakeholder buy-in
  • Create audience aware presentations
  • Conduct effective interviews

Please note, this course includes catered lunch.  Please notify CCC if you have any food allergies and we will accommodate. 

Thank you! If you have any questions, or would like further information, please contact Michelle at traorem@camosun.ca or 778-265-5005.

Sorry, this course is not offered at this time.

Drydock Training (Industry) New

The course is presented through classroom lectures, student participation in projects and practical application exercises. The course addresses the deck plate level of practical operation needed by the dock operator and the universally accepted mathematical calculations required to carry out operations in accordance with established sound engineering practices.

The course has accreditation with the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) and the Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA).

The course curriculum includes dry docking terminology, calculations, vessel stability, dry dock planning, dry docking procedures, lay period, undocking procedures, and incidents/accidents. Course workbook included.

Please note, this course includes catered lunch. Please notify us if you have any food allergies and we will accommodate.


Thank you! If you have any questions, or would like further information, please contact Michelle at traorem@camosun.ca or 778-265-5005.
 

Sorry, this course is not offered at this time.

Hull Inspection: Damage and Repair New

Identifying defects and damage to ship structures can often be difficult, and deciding if a repair is required is not always obvious. This course will equip you with reliable inspection techniques used by Lloyd’s Register surveyors worldwide. You will learn how to identify different types of damage and defects using practical examples and case studies, and gain an understanding of their causes. The course will benefit anyone who carries out inspections of hull structures including superintendents, shipyard personnel, masters, first officers, chief engineers, ship officers, and independent surveyors.


Upon successful completion of the course, you will:
   • understand the classification and statutory requirements for hull structural integrity
   • understand the requirements for maintenance of class
   • understand the basic structural concepts of a ship’s hull
   • appreciate the process of fatigue defects
   • know how to inspect structure for damage and defects using specific tried and tested techniques
   • be able to identify specific types of defects and damage and understand their causes
   • understand the need for thickness measurements
   • understand the role played by coatings and anodes
   • be able to quantify coatings breakdown and anode wastage
   • know the difference between various grades of shipbuilding steel
   • be able to discuss repair techniques with confidence
   • know different repair techniques for specific defects and damage to prevent re-occurrence.


Please note, this course includes catered lunch.  Please notify us if you have any food allergies and we will accommodate.


Thank you! If you have any questions, or would like further information, please contact Michelle at
traorem@camosun.ca or 778-265-5005.

2018W CCID 531G 001 • Feb 27 - Mar 1 (3 sessions) • Loyd's Register
  • Tues Wed Thur • 8:30am-4:00pm • Off campus
  • $1700+GST

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The course location is Halifax Marriott Habourfront Hotel 1919 Upper Water St. Halifax, NS B3J 3J5


Industrial Ventilation for Shipyard Confined Spaces New

Shipyards that complete refits and repair steel ships require ventilation to protect welders, painters and others working in and on these ships. As yards are expanded to handle larger ships the challenge of providing good ventilation throughout a ship requires new skills and equipment. This course will provide appropriate training for the ventilation crew. Day 1
Seven hours of classroom sessions covering basics of industrial exhaust system design and control of confined space hazards. Day 2
Five hours of classroom instruction on specifics of exhaust system design and testing for welding and painting and Two hours of hands on training on air flow measurement, air pressure measurement and system troubleshooting. Please note, this course includes catered lunch.  Please notify us if you have any food allergies and we will accommodate. Thank you! If you have any questions, or would like further information, please contact Michelle at traorem@camosun.ca or 778-265-5005.

Sorry, this course is not offered at this time.

LLOYD'S REGISTER ISM INTERNAL New

Developing a practical approach and understanding of the interpretation and application of the ISM Code, and the management processes involved. This two-day course, which is a combined ISM familiarisation and internal audit course, will help you develop a practical approach to the interpretation and application of the International Safety Management (ISM) Code. Who will benefit:
This course is comprehensive and fully self-contained. No knowledge of management systems, the ISM Code or auditing is assumed or necessary. This course is equally suitable for those who have, or may have in the future, duties involving matters of safety and pollution prevention and who want to develop a good grasp of how management systems can achieve these goals. The course will provide the knowledge from which an auditor can gain useful practical audit experience. Through a highly participative combination of presentations, group discussions, case studies with individual and syndicate exercises, you will learn about and understand:
• the content of the ISM Code and its interpretation         
• the principles and practice of auditing
• management systems and the risk management principles that underpin the ISM Code Your company will benefit from having a team member who will be able to play an important part in ensuring the effectiveness and continual improvement of its management system.
The course will cover the following modules:
• the background, objectives and impact of the ISM Code
• the content of the ISM Code
• the principles of the ISM Code as a management system model
• the basics of safety management and risk in shipping     
• continual improvement in a management system. In addition you will gain knowledge of the key principles and current practices used in internal auditing including:
• the role and responsibilities of the internal auditor         
• planning and preparation of the audit
• audit techniques                                                                      
• the conduct of the audit
• non-conformity and its resolution                                        
• reporting the audit 
• the relationship between the auditor and the interviewee Please note, this course includes catered lunch.  Please notify us if you have any food allergies and we will accommodate.  Thank you. If you have any questions, or would like further information, please contact Michelle at traorem@camosun.ca or 778-265-5005.

Sorry, this course is not offered at this time.

Managing with Influence and without Authority New


This course provides participants with a deeper understanding of project management as well as skills to manage the people side of projects while working in matrix environments. The traditional intact work team is often not used for projects as teams are often drawn together from multiple functional areas. This leaves project managers or those leading such teams without many of the traditional managerial levers to get work done through other people. Therefore, different skills are required such as influence, persuasion and negotiations. During the course participants will gain knowledge on the following topics: Review of project management fundamentals Examination of 2 key Project Management Knowledge areas as identified in the Project Management Institute’s Body of Knowledge (5th edition): 1. Stakeholder Management
- Identify, assess, build trust respond and monitor
- Understand the relationship and power bases between self and stakeholders
- Stakeholder mapping 2. Communications Management
- Psychology of Influence and Persuasion
- Necessary conversations (building accountability)
- Negotiation tactics
- Presentation Skills
- Use the 4 Ms of Presentation At the end of the course, participants will be able to: - Recognize the need to use alternative methods to motivate teams
- Understand and know how to use appropriate power bases
- Understand and be able to apply influence and persuasion techniques within a project setting
- Understand a simplistic negotiation model
- Understand the importance of presentation skills in persuading decision makers mitigation strategies
- Understand and use a simplistic presentation model. Please note, this course includes catered lunch.  Please notify CCC if you have any food allergies and we will accomodate.  Thank you. If you have any questions, or would like further information, please contact Michelle at traorem@camosun.ca or 778-265-5005.  

2018W CCID 527G 001 • Feb 27 (1 session) • Dale Christenson
  • Tues • 8:00am-4:00pm • Off campus
  • $300+GST

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Meeting Communication Challenges in the Multigenerational Workplace New

Chances are you work with colleagues from two or more of the Baby Boomer, Generation X, and Millennial generations. While there are benefits to this diversity, it can also generate challenges. Issues can range from use of technology to how and when feedback is given, but problems are typically rooted in different expectations and styles of communication. In this workshop you will explore the best ways to bridge the communication gaps and leverage the strengths of each generation. Learning objectives include:

  •  Gaining insight into the values and expectations of each of the generational groups;
  •  Considering the challenges posed by the multigenerational workplace; and
  •  Identifying solutions for creating greater harmony, productivity, and satisfaction for all generations working together.
Please note, this course includes catered lunch.  Please notify the Camosun Coastal Centre if you have any food allergies and we will accommodate.  Thank you!  
Thank you! If you have any questions, or would like further information, please contact Michelle at
traorem@camosun.ca or 778-265-5005.

Sorry, this course is not offered at this time.

Planning & Scheduling in the Industrial Environment New

Learn how to create and use one of the most valuable project management tools: a project schedule.  Defining project success often involves completing on time and on budget, and project budgets are often driven by resource costs and the scheduling of those resources.

This course will prepare you to develop project schedules for new ship construction and ship repair projects. You will learn to identify and value critical path and float, use standard scheduling terminology, update and track project schedules, intricacies of resource loading and levelling, prepare performance reports, and use earned value management to identify changes.

With these valuable skills, project managers and planners will have improved control of their projects as they will be able to identify the full effect of the unexpected and the full impact of scope changes on their project schedules.

Learning Objectives:

  • Create effective project schedules                               
  • Implement project schedule controls
  • Use earned value management                                   
  • Evaluate project metrics and prepare project performance reports
  • Apply best practices in scheduling projects

Please note this course includes catered lunch. Please notify us if you have any food allergies and we will accommodate. 

Thank you. If you have any questions or would like further information, please contact Michelle at traorem@camosun.ca or 778-265-5005;

Sorry, this course is not offered at this time.

Project Management Professional (PMP) Exam Boot Camp New

This program provides participants with practical guidance in how projects are managed as well as explaining how these practical processes align with the latest PMBOK.  Participants will be able to successfully take the PMP®  examination (attaining their professional designation) and put this knowledge to work in managing real projects.

The course focuses on three critical areas:

  • - Understanding the Project Management Body of Knowledge
  • - Understanding the Project Management Professional  Examination Specification
  • - Understanding how to successfully study for the exam.

Please note, this course includes catered lunch.  Please notify us if you have any food allergies and we will accommodate.  

Thank you. If you have any questions, or would like further information, please contact Michelle at
traorem@camosun.ca or 778-265-5005.

Sorry, this course is not offered at this time.

Project Management Team Building New

This workshop is designed for those managing or participating on a project team. You will learn how to identify the necessary project skills and how to select the right team members to meet this human resource requirement.  Participants will also gain an understanding of how to keep your team engaged and operating as a high performance team.  

2018W CCID 528G 001 • Feb 26 (1 session)
  • Mon • 8:30am-4:00pm • Off campus
  • $260+GST

Register online or Register by phone, fax or in-person…

This course includes a catered lunch. Please notify us if you have any food allergies and we will accommodate. If you have any questions, or would like further information, please contact Michelle at traorem@camosun.ca or 778-265-5005.


Public Speaking and Powerful Presentations for Professionals New

  This workshop has been designed for those in positions where they must speak in front of audiences that are hostile or demanding. This material is also suitable for those who are relatively new speakers who want some encouragement to speak up in meetings or who want some training before they begin making presentations on behalf of the organization. Speaking under pressure, or thinking on your feet, means being able to quickly organize your thoughts and ideas, and then being able to convey them meaningfully to your audience to modify their attitudes or behavior. It applies to formal speeches as well as everyday business situations. This is aimed at improving your skills and learning some new techniques which will give you the persuasive edge when you are making a presentation, fielding difficult questions, or presenting complex information. You will be introduced to the 4 Ps of presentations: Prepare, Practice, Present and Playback.  We will also briefly touch on effective presentation aids. What will you learn?

  • Apply quick and easy preparation methods that will work whether you have one minute or one week to prepare.
  • Prepare for and expect questions, even before you know what those questions will be.
  • Overcome nervousness that you may have when speaking in front of a group, particularly if the group is not sympathetic to what you have to say.
  • Use presentation techniques that establish your credibility and get people on your side.
  • How to prepare powerful presentation aids.
What topics are covered?
  •  Getting started and planning
  •  Force field analysis
  •  Understanding your audience
  •  Controlling your jitters and body language
  •  Making your listener hear you
  •  Key themes and sentences
  •  Structuring ideas and organization methods
  •  Beginnings and endings
  •  Creating a basic plan

   

Sorry, this course is not offered at this time.

Successful Performance Management (Industry) New

Do your employees look forward to talking about their performance and discussing the ways in which they can improve, grow and learn? Do you look forward to giving feedback on an employee’s performance? No? Then you should attend this workshop to learn how to make this management tool into one that builds employee engagement and retention; making it a partnership for improvement and organizational growth. Take the pain out of performance planning and review once and for all – and everyone will benefit.

In this workshop you’ll learn how to:

  • Make performance management a partnership for excellence
  • Discuss past results so the employee can go forward stronger; feeling pleased with the
  • Hold conversations and provide feedback that is helpful, honest and respectful
  • Set goals that are realistic, measurable and attainable
  • Ensure performance plans are aligned with the organizations’ purpose and culture.

Please note, this course includes catered lunch.  Please notify us if you have any food allergies and we will accommodate.

Thank you. If you have any questions or would like further information, please contact Michelle at traorem@camosun.ca or call 778-265-5505.

Sorry, this course is not offered at this time.

Supervisor Training New

Supervisors represent an important force in the economy. You have the power to turn on or turn off the productivity of the people who report to you. You are the crucial interface between the employee on the shop floor or the service desk and the managers of the organization. Although you usually have more technical experience than the employees you supervise, you may not have had a lot of leadership experience. This one-day course will give you the skills in communication, coaching, and conflict that you need to be successful. What Will Students Learn?

  • Ways to prioritize, plan, and manage their time
  • How to identify their primary leadership style
  • How to develop some flexibility to use other leadership styles
  • Ways to meet the needs of employees and co-workers through communication and coaching
  • Ways to make conflict a powerful force for creative, well-rounded solutions to problems
What Topics will be Covered?
  • Pre-assignment review
  • What’s your type? How about mine?
  • Understanding leadership
  • Managing your time and your energy-
  • The commitment curve
  • Employee development models
  • Dealing with conflict and difficult issues
  • What successful leaders do
Please note, this course includes catered lunch.  Please notify us if you have any food allergies and we will accomodate.  Thank you.

Sorry, this course is not offered at this time.

Technical Writing New

Whether you write emails, reports, or documents, this course will help you write easier, faster, and more effectively. Common writing problems - and solutions - will be covered, in a hands-on class format. Upon completion of the course, you will be equipped with a wealth of tips and strategies for writing at a higher level of quality, and with more confidence!

You will learn to:

  • Use an efficient writing process;
  • Organize ideas and information;
  • Write effective instructions
  • Format emails and letters;
  • Write for multiple audiences;
  • Use appropriate tone and formality;
  • Write clearly and concisely; and
  • Identify and fix common grammar, sentence structure, and punctuation errors.
Please note, this course includes catered lunch.  Please notify CCC if you have any food allergies and we will accommodate. 

Thank you. If you have any questions, or would like further information, please contact Michelle at traorem@camosun.ca or 778-265-5005.    

Sorry, this course is not offered at this time.

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