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Trades and Industry

Questions? Please contact us at ttce@camosun.bc.ca or phone Trades & Technology CE at 250-370-4563. See occupational safety for additional courses: WHMIS, Fall Protection, Confined Space, OFA 1, Traffic Control, and WorkSafe courses

Trades - General

Trades Exploration

Explore the Trades!  Students spend two nights in each trade area:  welding, sheet metal, plumbing, automotive, carpentry, and electrical. Join us as we explore the opportunities and requirements for each trade. Recommended for anyone interested in a trades career. No previous experience required!  Steel-toed, CSA-approved safety footwear is required for shop.  For the February courses, first class (orientation) will be held on Thursday, February 15th.

2018W TTMC 100V 001 • Feb 15 - Mar 28 (13 sessions) • Joshua Stull • Various Instructor
  • Thur • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Interurban
  • Mon Wed • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Interurban
  • $350

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Traffic Control (Flagperson Training)

Traffic Controllers are responsible for public and construction traffic safety. Learn about the Industrial Health and Safety regulations and safe positions and procedures in this Government approved training course. Includes both theory and practical field sessions with practical and written exams.
Upon successful completion, a three-year certificate will be issued by the BC Construction Safety Alliance.
Requirements: Minimum age is 16. Physical participation is required, including lifting and carrying equipment and directing traffic. Students must wear CSA approved construction safety boots with a minimum 6” on the ankle (not a shoe or hiking boot), and bring a government issued photo-ID to show to instructor. A valid driver's license is strongly recommended.
Please dress appropriately for working outdoors (rain gear may be needed), and bring a bag lunch as no campus food service available on weekends.

2018W TTCE 400V 001 • Feb 2 - Feb 3 (2 sessions) • Roadmasters Safety Grou
  • Fri Sat • 9:00am-5:00pm • Interurban
  • $250

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2018W TTCE 400V 002 • Mar 17 - Mar 18 (2 sessions) • Roadmasters Safety Grou
  • Sat Sun • 9:00am-5:00pm • Interurban
  • $250

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2018W TTCE 400V 003 • Apr 13 - Apr 14 (2 sessions) • Roadmasters Safety Grou
  • Fri Sat • 9:00am-5:00pm • Interurban
  • $250

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2018S TTCE 400V 001 • May 12 - May 13 (2 sessions) • Roadmasters Safety Grou
  • Sat Sun • 9:00am-5:00pm • Interurban
  • $250

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2018S TTCE 400V 002 • Jun 15 - Jun 16 (2 sessions) • Roadmasters Safety Grou
  • Fri Sat • 9:00am-5:00pm • Interurban
  • $250

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2018S TTCE 400V 003 • Jul 21 - Jul 22 (2 sessions) • Roadmasters Safety Grou
  • Sat Sun • 9:00am-5:00pm • Interurban
  • $250

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Ozone Layer (CFC/HCFC/HFC Control) Protection Awareness Program


This 1-day environmental awareness training course, based on Environment Canada's "Code of Practice for Elimination of Fluorocarbon Emissions in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Systems", deals with environmentally-correct equipment design, proper handling of refrigerants, and will prepare participants to comply with provincial regulations that cover refrigeration and air conditioning systems. 
This course is strictly theory and does not incorporate hands-on training. Participants who attend and successfully complete the training will receive an Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS) certificate through HRAI. Course materials are included in tuition. 

Sorry, this course is not offered at this time.

Integrated Pest Management (Pesticide Certificate)

This course prepares you to write the Ministry of Environment exam for a Pesticide Applicator Certificate (Landscape General or Forestry Management) as you learn Integrated Pest Management (IMP) techniques. Topics include how to identify, monitor, and determine actions for managing pests; spraying, including the use of organically certified chemicals and other pest management strategies; use of pesticides and relevant legislation; ways to protect human health and minimize risks to the environment; and how to perform calibrations for pesticide application.

Common core educational materials are studied in class, with an overview of materials for Landscape General or Forestry Management exams, which are further covered thorough self-study. Out of class study is required.


You have the option to write your Pesticide certificate exam at the last class, or write the exam later on your own, or simply take this course for your own knowledge of pest management techniques. (Exam fee of $90 is payable at time of writing your exam).

IMPORTANT: YOU MUST HAVE YOUR STUDY KIT FOR THE FIRST SESSION OF CLASS. Email ttce@camosun.bc.ca to obtain a list of materials for your category; then order your study kit from the Distribution Centre -Victoria, phone: (250) 952-4460 or 1-800-282-7955 (allow 14 days for delivery or you can arrange to pick-up).

2018W TTCE 507V 001 • Feb 19 - Mar 7 (6 sessions) • Dale Toronitz
  • Mon Wed • 6:30pm-9:30pm • Interurban
  • $150

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Confined Space Awareness

When there is a confined space in the workplace, all workers in that workplace are required to complete Confined Space Awareness training. This course meets that requirement. After an introduction to the concepts of confined space, you will review how to identify potential types of hazards, how to establish control measures, and how to outline the elements required for a workplace Confined Space program. Tuition includes course materials. Students receive a Confirmation of Completion certificate. Please bring a bag lunch as campus food services are limited on weekends.

2018W TTCE 210V 001 • Mar 24 (1 session) • Christian Allen
  • Sat • 8:30am-3:30pm • Interurban
  • $145

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Fall Protection

One of the top seven workplace hazards, a fall can have serious consequences! This workshop presents the WCB requirements for fall protection in the construction industry. Topics include planning and application of fall protection systems; types of fall restraining systems; fall arrest systems; and the use of various personal fall protection gear. Course materials are included in the tuition. Wear suitable clothing for wearing harness and bring a bag lunch as campus food services are limited on weekends.

2018W TTCE 211V 001 • Feb 24 (1 session) • Christian Allen
  • Sat • 8:30am-3:30pm • Interurban
  • $145

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Automotive and Mechanical

For more information or to put your name on an interest list for future courses, contact Trades and Technology, Continuing Education at 250-370-4563 or email ttce@camosun.ca

Heavy Mechanical Trades IP Refresher

This theory course prepares qualified students to write their Inter-provincial Heavy Duty Equipment Technician (HDET) or Truck and Transport Mechanic (TTM) exam. It will be of interest to those with appropriate experience or those holding qualifications from other provinces or countries who wish to write the Inter-provincial (IP) challenge exam. It may also be of interest to those who wish to challenge the Heavy Mechanical Trades (HMT) Level 1 exam for BC apprentices.  Review is based on the National Occupational Analysis for the trade.
Prerequisites: Contact the Industry Training Authority (tel. 778-328-8700 or toll free within BC 1-866-660-6011) to determine your eligibility to write the Inter-provincial exam (exam is not included in course).
Email ttce@camosun.bc.ca for a list of textbooks required.

2017F TTMC 608V 001 • Oct 10 - Dec 14 (20 sessions) • Robert Glover Thomas Teer
  • Tues Thur • 6:00pm-9:00pm • Interurban
  • $845

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Vehicle Inspector Certification (CVIP)

Prepares mechanics for the Authorized Vehicle Inspector certification which permits the inspection and decaling of private and commercial vehicle classes. Course includes: up-to-date information on the inspection program and BC regulations; Inspection Facility responsibilities; performing inspections to current standards; and completing the latest on-line inspection forms. Practical tests and a written test are required for successful completion. Course materials are provided. Please bring a bag lunch as campus food services are limited on weekends, .CSA approved safety boots are required for shop session. Prerequisite: Participants must hold a B.C. Trade Qualification or an Inter-provincial Red-Seal Certificate in at least one of the following: Automotive Service Technician, Heavy Duty Equipment Technician, Commercial Transport Vehicle Mechanic, Commercial Trailer Mechanic, or Motorcycle Mechanic. Apprentices who have reached Level 4 in any of the above trades, may also participate in the course, but will not receive their Inspectors Certificate until they become certified mechanics. CSA approved safety glasses and footwear is required for the practical portion of this course. Footwear must be steel-toed leather, ankle covering, safety approved boots. Note: Class runs two evenings a week and Sats for two weeks or three consecutive Saturdays. You must register two weeks prior to the start date of your course section.

2018W TTMC 601V 001 • Mar 6 - Mar 17 (6 sessions) • Patrick Jones
  • Tues Thur • 6:00pm-9:00pm • Interurban
  • Sat • 8:30am-3:00pm • Interurban
  • $845

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Designated Inspection Facility Operator

Are you responsible for the business operations of a designated inspection facility? Do you have the skills to meet the new Designated Inspection Facility (DIF) Operator requirements? Training is now required for all new DIF operators and recommended for existing ones. This one day training session will review the knowledge you need to effectively participate in the Vehicle Inspection Program and to ensure your facility is in compliance with all applicable regulations, legislation, program requirements and standards. Please bring a bag lunch as campus food services are limited on weekends, .

2018W TTMC 604V 001 • Apr 21 (1 session) • Michael Bocsik
  • Sat • 8:30am-5:00pm • Interurban
  • $275

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Air Brake Repair for Mechanics

Completion of an Air Brakes Repair course is required for Automotive Technician Vehicle Inspectors who wish to add an Air Brake Endorsement to their Vehicle Inspector Certificate, to allow them to inspect and service vehicles with air brakes. Upon successful completion, students receive a confirmation of completion that they submit to the CVSE, Ministry of Transportation, to have the Air Brake Endorsement added to their CVIP certification. REQUIRED TEXT & SUPPLIES: Vehicle Inspection Manual 2010 is available for purchase from Crown Publications (approx. $75, also used in Vehicle Inspection CVIP course, TTMC 601V). Please bring your Inspection Manual to class. A supplementary text included in tuition will be handed out at class. Steel-toed, CSA Safety footwear is required for shop. COURSE PREREQUISITES:  Participants must already hold an Automotive Service Technician qualification (CQ) or Red Seal certification and certification as a Commercial Vehicle Inspector (see Commercial Vehicle Inspector Certification course, TTMC 601V).

2018W TTMC 605V 001 • Mar 12 - Apr 23 (12 sessions) • Robert Glover
  • Mon Wed • 6:00pm-9:00pm • Interurban
  • $675

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Small Engine (Diesel) Maintenance

This practical course uses classroom, demos, and hands-on practical sessions to present the basic theory and maintenance for diesel engines. Topics include engine lubrication; fuel, cooling and electrical systems. Learn to troubleshoot problems, what you can tackle yourself and when you need to call your mechanic! This course will be of interest to boat owners as well as owners of pickups and other recreational vehicles that are diesel powered. Textbook: "Marine Diesel Engines" available at the Interurban Bookstore (approx. $45); please purchase for first class. Required for shop: Safety glasses and steel-toed boots.

2018W TTMC 606G 001 • Apr 3 - May 3 (10 sessions) • Michael Bocsik
  • Tues Thur • 6:30pm-9:30pm • Interurban
  • $398+GST

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Small Engine (Gas) Maintenance

Does your lawnmower refuse to start? Does your weed-eater or chainsaw sputter and die? Do you know how to properly store your fishing boat motor over the winter? For the hobbyist or homeowner who wants to learn how to do their own basic trouble-shooting and maintenance on 2 and 4 stroke gas engines and increase their knowledge of how small gas engines work. Required for shop:  safety glasses and steel-toed boots.  This will be a practical course, so students are asked to bring a small engine to class (lawn mower, chainsaw, etc). No engines please for first class.

2018W TTMC 607G 001 • Feb 19 - Mar 21 (10 sessions) • Michael Bocsik
  • Mon Wed • 6:30pm-9:30pm • Interurban
  • $398+GST

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Carpentry/Construction

For more information or to put your name on an interest list for future courses, phone the School of Trades and Technology, Continuing Education at 250-370-4563 or email ttce@camosun.bc.ca

Carpentry CQ (Red Seal/IP Challenges)

Provides a practical review of required theoretical knowledge for carpenters preparing to write the Challenge exam for Red Seal (IP) certification. Student is responsible for exam fees and confirming practical experience requirements with ITA (BC’s Industry Training Centre). Phone 1-866-660-6011 or visit their website at www.itabc.ca. Students with rusty math skills are encouraged to also take Carpentry Math (TTAC 500V). Required textbooks available at the Interurban Bookstore: Carpentry (Vogt & Nauth), 2nd Canadian Edition, Principles and Practices of Commercial Construction (Andres & Smith), BC Building Code 2012 (Binder).  Please bring textbooks and a trig calculator (Sharp DAL: EL 531W or 520W) to first class. Please note: a Tues., Nov. 14 class has been scheduled in place of the Nov. 13th (holiday Monday).

2017F TTAC 501V 001 • Oct 16 - Dec 21 (20 sessions) Cancelled


Carpentry Math

Brush up on your math skills using real problems encountered in the field. Learn to calculate area and volume, use geometry to plan stairways and roofs, and practice calculations used in site layouts. This course is an excellent review for carpenters and apprentices preparing to write their TQ/IP exams and for those who just feel "rusty" on their math. No text required, but bring a trig calculator to class.  Please email ttce@camosun.ca or phone 250-370-4563 to place your name on an interest list for future offerings.

Sorry, this course is not offered at this time.

Drafting

Drafting (Architectural)

An introduction to linework and drafting basics, the course will get you drafting! Includes an overview of building technologies and structural requirements. Students develop a final project of a basic house plan to specifications as required for City Hall submission. No pre-requisities, this hands-on course includes practice and design work under the guidance of the instructor and is suitable for those new to drafting as well as those who wish to further develop their drafting skills.

2017F TTAC 407V 002 • Oct 11 - Dec 20 (20 sessions) Cancelled

2018W TTAC 407V 001 • Feb 13 - Apr 19 (20 sessions) • Robert Warren
  • Tues Thur • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Interurban
  • $545

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Drafting: Perspective & Rendering

Learn to create professional pen and ink architectural renderings for presentation. This hands-on course will develop your drawing skills and teaches you how to use 3D drawings to illustrate forms, building textures and plotting. Supplies extra, approximately $20, will be discussed at the first class. Previous experience not required.

2018W TTAC 408V 001 • Feb 5 - Apr 18 (20 sessions) • Erle Andrucko
  • Mon Wed • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Interurban
  • $545

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Electrical

For more information, phone 250-370-4563 or email ttce@camosun.bc.ca

Photovoltaics: An Intro to Solar Electrical

An introduction to photovoltaics (PVs) which generate electricity from the sun. This course provides an overview of PV technology and will be of interest to those involved in PV sales, manufacturing, and customer service as well as the interested homeowner. Topics include the basics of the PV market, PV system components, electrical basics, safety, and sizing and siting considerations. All course materials are included, no pre-requisite or text required.

2018W TTEL 600V 001 • Apr 10 - May 1 (4 sessions) • Ed Knaggs
  • Tues • 6:00pm-9:00pm • Interurban
  • $315

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BCEA Introduction to Basic Electricity

This Introduction to Basic Electricity covers the basics and is designed for those who want to take steps toward learning about the electrical industry. Classes are held at Camosun College's Interurban Campus and will run on Tuesdays; September 26, October 3, 10 & 17, 2017 for a total of four evenings from 6:30 to 9:30 pm each night.  All course materials will be provided. Registration is through the BC Electrical Association (BCEA), phone 604-291-7708 to register.

Sorry, this course is not offered at this time.

Electrical: Application of Codes and Standards

Unfortunately, Camosun is unable to offer the Electrical Application of Codes and Standards course for Field Safety Representatives at this time.  Please contact the BC Safety Authority (Electrical) for providers who many offer this course.

Sorry, this course is not offered at this time.

Plumbing/Pipefitting

For more information or to put your name on an interest list for future courses, phone Trades & Technology, Continuing Education at 250-370-4563 or email ttce@camosun.bc.ca.

Plumbing Code for Inspectors Level 1

The Plumbing Code for Inspectors – Level 1 is a facilitated online course, designed to familiarize learners with the BC Plumbing Code while preparing to complete the International Plumbing Code Level 1 Plumbing Inspector Examination.
Designed for those with little experience with the Plumbing Code, or as a refresher for those familiar with the Code, this interactive course provides a variety of learning activities to assist with mastering the material.
Topics covered include:
• key definitions,
• tips on how to the navigate the Code,
• an introduction to drainage, waste and venting (DWV) systems,
• basic wet vented and circuit vented systems, and
• water pipe sizing for both residential and small commercial buildings.
Learners will have the ability to work through the content and activities at their own pace over a three-month period, with email access to their instructor throughout the course.  There are no set lecture times that need to be attended and all lessons are available on an ongoing basis.
Requirements:
This online course will be delivered in Desire2Learn, Camosun College’s learning management system. You will receive an email outlining your login instructions prior to the course start date (July 4, 2017). Access to a computer and the Internet is required. Headsets are recommended to listen to video and audio components of the course. A copy of the 2012 BC Plumbing Code is required for reference.

 

2017F TTMC 712V 001 • Oct 9 - Jan 9 (2 sessions) • Darren Vaux
  • Mon Tues Wed Thur Fri Sat Sun • 12:00am-12:00am • Online
  • $475

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2018W TTMC 712V 001 • Jan 9 - Mar 31 (82 sessions) • Darren Vaux
  • Mon Tues Wed Thur Fri Sat Sun • 12:00am-12:00am • Online
  • $475

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2018W TTMC 712V 002 • Apr 1 - Jun 30 (91 sessions) • Darren Vaux
  • Mon Tues Wed Thur Fri Sat Sun • 12:00am-12:00am • Online
  • $475

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Solar Heating Associate (NABCEP)

Successful completion of this course prepares students to take the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) exam for Solar Heating Associate certification. Through a series of lectures and hands-on labs, students will acquire a basic foundation needed for solar thermal and domestic hot water heating. Topics: steps required to conduct a site analysis; relevant safety practices & standards; systems for specific climates and applications; proper system orientation and installation methods; proper use and balance of system components and materials; maintenance requirements and how to draft a maintenance plan. This course will be of interest to installers, pipefitters, engineers, inspectors, and anyone considering their own installation. Trades experience is recommended.  This course is based on NABCEP's Solar Heating Learning Objectives and taught by NABCEP recognized Solar Installation Professionals. 

2018S TTMC 620V 001 • May 7 - May 11 (5 sessions) • James Smyth
  • Mon Tues Wed Thur Fri • 8:30am-3:30pm • Interurban
  • $545

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Solar Heating Associate Exam

The College administers the Solar Heating Associate Exam on behalf of NABCEP (North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners) This industry recognized exam is a way for students to demonstrate they have achieved a basic knowledge of the fundamental principles of the application, design, installation and operation of Solar Heating Systems. Students who successfully complete the exam may use and display NABCEP's Solar Heating Associate Logo.  To Register for the NABCEP Entry Level Exam:
1. a.)Successfully complete Camosun College’s Solar Heating Associate Course (TTMC 620V) and have your instructor sign your Candidate Eligibility form. OR;
1. b)Or submit an online application to NABCEP documenting 6 months of relevant work experience in the renewable energy industry. 
3. Contact Camosun College to register for exam (www.camosun/ce or phone 250-370-3550). REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 10 days prior to exam. If no exam date listed, please contact ttce@camosun.bc.ca to put your name on an interest list for the next available exam.

2017F TTMC 622V 001 • Dec 18 (1 session) • Ttce Office
  • Mon • 1:00pm-3:00pm • Interurban
  • $145

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2018S TTMC 622V 001 • May 25 (1 session) • Ttce Office
  • Fri • 1:00pm-3:00pm • Interurban
  • $145

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TQ Holder (for Challengers) Class B Gas Fitter C of Q

This program is an exam preparation course that follows the BC Safety Authority (BCSA) Class B Gas Fitter Certificate of Qualification – 2009 syllabus. The course content is delivered using 28 sessions of 3 hour duration for a total of 84 hours of instructor-led training. This is in addition to the applicable trade background the student would have from acquiring a trade qualification.
Contact the BCSA "Gas Certification & Licensing",1-778-396-2018, to ensure you are eligible to write the exam PRIOR to registering in this course.  Textbook purchases will be discussed at the first session.
Prerequisite:  Current Trade credential (TQ, IP) as a Plumber, Steam/Pipefitter, Refrigeration and AC Mechanic, or Sprinklerfitter. 

2018W TTMC 301V 001 • Jan 30 - May 3 (28 sessions) • John Gordon Ron Perkin
  • Tues Thur • 6:00pm-9:00pm • Interurban
  • $1035

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Gas Appliance Service Certificate of Qualification (Gasfitter Class C)

Prepares those wanting to write their Gas certificate of Qualification, formerly Gas C.
The Gas Appliance Service Certificate of Qualification allows you to service domestic and light commercial gas appliances up to 280,000 B.T.U.H., while in the employ of a bonded gas contractor.  Please do not purchase texts for this course.  Instructor will go over textbooks required during the first class. 

2018W TTMC 300V 001 • Jan 30 - May 3 (28 sessions) • John Gordon Ron Perkin
  • Tues Thur • 6:00pm-9:00pm • Interurban
  • $1035

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Cross Connection Control Certification (Backflow Assembly Tester)

For plumbers, pipefitters, sprinkler fitters, and steam fitters and others involved in the installation, maintenance, and testing of back flow prevention devices. This course teaches the hydraulic principles of backflow and the testing of backflow prevention assemblies. Successful completion provides certification through the BC Water & Waste Association (BCWWA).  Steel toed boots required for shop sessions. BCWWA Test is conducted on the Saturday. Students must purchase exam directly online from BCWWA, www.bcwwa.orgat least two weeks prior to exam date (approx.$120). Course manual is included in tuition.  Phone 250-370-4563 if you have any questions.  

2018W TTMC 303V 001 • Feb 19 - Feb 24 (6 sessions) • Jamie Mcpherson
  • Mon Tues Wed Thur Fri Sat • 8:30am-3:00pm • Interurban
  • Sat • 8:30am-3:30pm • Interurban
  • $650

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2018W TTMC 303V 002 • Mar 5 - Mar 10 (6 sessions) • Jamie Mcpherson
  • Mon Tues Wed Thur Fri Sat • 8:30am-3:00pm • Interurban
  • Sat • 8:30am-3:30pm • Interurban
  • $650

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Cross Connection Control Refresher Course

For those who already hold a BCWWA certificate in Cross Connection Control (BACKFLOW ASSEMBLY TESTERS) and are due for recertification. Course includes two days of review and updates with the BCWWA exam held on the Saturday. Required:  1) the AWWA Canadian Cross Connection Control Orange manual; 2) Steel toed boots are for shop. IMPORTANT: Students must register first with Camosun, then with  BCWWA for the exam. After registering with the College, go online to BCWWA, www.bcwwa.org, and pay for your exam ($120), selecting the Saturday date.  Registration must be completed at least two weeks prior to exam date.

2017F TTMC 311V 002 • Dec 21 - Dec 23 (3 sessions) • Ron Perkin
  • Thur Fri Sat • 8:30am-3:00pm • Interurban
  • Sat • 8:30am-3:00pm • Interurban
  • $425

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2018W TTMC 311V 001 • Jan 18 - Jan 20 (3 sessions) • Jamie Mcpherson
  • Thur Fri Sat • 8:30am-3:00pm • Interurban
  • Sat • 8:30am-3:00pm • Interurban
  • $425

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Cross Connection Control TEST DAY ONLY

While the Refresher course is recommended for certificate holders renewing their certification, you can also choose to go straight into a "test/exam" session. This "Test Day only" includes written and practical evaluation only and no instruction or study materials are provided. Participants must hold a valid CCC (Backflow Assembly Tester) certificate that has not yet expired or have recently completed a CCC course through the Apprenticeship program and are ready to be tested. Steel toed boots are required for shop.

Registration with both Camosun and BCWWA is required at  least two weeks prior to test date; register first with Camosun ($195) by phoning 250-370-3550 or on-line at www.camosun.ca/ce and then go online to BCWWA (www.bcwwa.org) and pay the exam fee ($120 in 2017; $129 in 2018 ).

2017F TTMC 314V 004 • Dec 23 (1 session) • • Ron Perkin
  • Sat • 8:30am-3:00pm • Interurban
  • $195

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2018W TTMC 314V 001 • Jan 20 (1 session) • Jamie Mcpherson
  • Sat • 8:30am-3:00pm • Interurban
  • $195

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2018W TTMC 314V 004 • Jan 27 (1 session) • Scott Armour
  • Sat • 8:30am-3:00pm • Interurban
  • $195

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2018W TTMC 314V 002 • Feb 24 (1 session) • Jamie Mcpherson
  • Sat • 8:30am-3:00pm • Interurban
  • $195

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2018W TTMC 314V 003 • Mar 10 (1 session) • Jamie Mcpherson
  • Sat • 8:30am-3:00pm • Interurban
  • $195

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Welding

For more information or to put your name on an interest list for future courses, phone Trades and Technology, Continuing Education at 250-370-4563 or email ttce@camosun.bc.ca

Welding Information Night Free Info Session

Have you always wanted to learn to weld but not known how to get started? Join us for an evening session hosted by Camosun's Welding Department and learn more about programs offered, which type of equipment to use for different applications and how to choose the training course to meet your needs. Includes a tour of Camosun's welding shop and facilities. Bring your questions!

2018W TTMC 990G 001 • Jan 11 (1 session) • Chris Stask
  • Thur • 7:00pm-9:00pm • Interurban
  • Free

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WELDING: Oxy-Acetylene

Oxy fuel gas welding is used for welding light gauge materials as used by artisans, hobbyists, and in industry for light repairs. Course covers flame cutting and weld brazing techniques and is an excellent first course for those just starting out in welding. CSA-approved safety footwear, safety glasses, and 100% cotton overall or clothing is required for shop. Course materials are included in tuition.

Sorry, this course is not offered at this time.

WELDING: Gas Metal Arc (MIG)

MIG welding is used for autobody repair, aluminum and plate welds where a clean, fast weld is needed. This course will teach you how to use and maintain MIG equipment as you practice welding. Bring welding gloves and safety glasses to class. CSA-approved safety boots and cotton clothing is required for shop. Course materials and workbook are provided.

2018W TTMC 202V 001 • Feb 27 - Mar 29 (10 sessions) • John Eades
  • Tues Thur • 6:30pm-9:30pm • Interurban
  • $795

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WELDING: Shielded Metal Arc (SMAW)

Shielded Metal Arc or "stick" welding is used to weld mild steel and is often used when portable equipment is needed. You will learn the safe use and maintenance of equipment as you weld in flat and horizontal positions with mild steel electrodes. Bring welding gloves, safety glasses and wear 100% cotton clothing. CSA-approved safety boots are required for shop. Materials and workbook are included in course fee.

2018W TTMC 203V 001 • Jan 16 - Feb 15 (10 sessions) • John Eades
  • Tues Thur • 6:30pm-9:30pm • Interurban
  • $795

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WELDING - Gas Tungsten (TIG)

Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) is used where high quality or specialty welds are used. Learn to safely use and maintain equipment as you practice welding. Mild steel is used for practice with demonstrations using stainless steel and aluminum metals. Course materials and workbook are provided. Bring welding gloves and safety glasses to class. CSA approved safety footwear and cotton clothing is required.

2017F TTMC 204V 001 • Nov 20 - Dec 20 (10 sessions) • John Eades
  • Mon Wed • 6:30pm-9:30pm • Interurban
  • $795

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2018W TTMC 204V 001 • Apr 9 - May 9 (10 sessions) • Tyler Hasebe
  • Mon Wed • 6:30pm-9:30pm • Interurban
  • $795

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Woodworking

For more information or to put your name on an interest list for future courses, phone Trades and Technology, Continuing Education at 250-370-4563 or email ttce@camosun.bc.ca

Woodworking - Level 1

Have you always wanted to try woodworking? This hands-on course has been designed for the beginner who wants to develop sound, basic woodworking skills with an emphasis on safety. You will learn to use stationary power tools including the table saw, jointer, and planer. The use of small power tools such as sanders, routers and drills will also be covered. Students will make a simple project (blanket box) under the guidance of the instructor. CSA-approved safety footwear is required for shop.  Please ensure we have your correct phone number and email address when you register, as the instructor will contact you prior to class to discuss supplies required (students supplies extra, approx. $70). Class size is limited - register early to avoid disappointment! (Please register no later than 10 days prior to the start of course).

2018W TTAC 400G 001 • Jan 15 - Feb 15 (9 sessions) • Russ Franson
  • Mon Thur • 6:30pm-9:30pm • Interurban
  • $495+GST

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2018W TTAC 400G 002 • Apr 9 - May 7 (9 sessions) • Russ Franson
  • Mon Thur • 6:30pm-9:30pm • Interurban
  • $495+GST

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Woodworking Level 1 (Women's Class)

Try your hand at woodworking in a woodshop in this introductory course for women (equivalent to coed Woodworking Level I course). You will learn how to use hand and power tools as you complete a small, useful woodwork project. Gain confidence and have fun in this hands-on workshop!   CSA-approved safety footwear required for shop.  Please bring a bag lunch as campus food services are limited on weekends, You are welcome to bring your own eye & ear protection if you have them.  Register at least 10 days prior to the start of the course so the instructor can contact you to discuss supplies.

Sorry, this course is not offered at this time.

Woodworking - Level 2

If you have completed Level I, this course will help you to tackle more advanced projects under the guidance of an instructor. Students will build a small wall hung cabinet, learn basic door and drawer construction, hinge installation and new tablesaw and router techniques. CSA-approved safety footwear is required for shop.  Please register at least 10 days prior to start date, so instructor can contact you to discuss supplies required (supplies extra, approx. $70). Prerequisite: Woodworking Level I. (Please register no later than 10 days prior to the start of each section).

2017F TTAC 401G 001 • Nov 20 - Dec 18 (9 sessions) Cancelled

2018W TTAC 401G 001 • Feb 26 - Mar 26 (9 sessions) • Russ Franson
  • Mon Thur • 6:30pm-9:30pm • Interurban
  • $495+GST

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2018S TTAC 401G 001 • May 14 - Jun 14 (9 sessions) • Russ Franson
  • Mon Thur • 6:30pm-9:30pm • Interurban
  • $495+GST

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Woodworking Level 3

Take your woodworking skills to the next level! In this Level 3 course, students will focus on "exposed" joinery and ensuring woodworking accuracy. Learn how to choose and design different joints, such as through mortise and tenons, tusk tenons, through wedged dovetails, saddle joints, pegs, and more. Selecting from a variety of methods demonstrated, students will build a trestle bench using both hand and power tools. Bring a bag lunch as campus food services is limited on weekends. You are welcome to bring your own eye and ear protection if you have them. CSA-approved safety footwear is required for shop. Prerequisite: Completion of Camosun's Woodworking Level 2 or permission of instructor. Register at least 10 days prior to the start of the course.

2018W TTAC 406G 001 • Apr 7 - Apr 28 (4 sessions) • Ken Guenter
  • Sat • 9:00am-4:00pm • Interurban
  • $495+GST

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Table Saw Workshop

Do you own a table saw or are thinking of buying one? Join us for this special one-day workshop with both demonstration and hands-on practice. Learn to safely operate your table saw, set up your cutting job, select the proper blade for different purposes, control dust, and care for your saw. Bring a bag lunch as campus food services is limited on weekends. You are welcome to bring your own eye/ear protection if you have them and don't forget to bring your questions on how you can get better use out of your table saw! Prerequisite: None, however  registration is required at least 10 days prior to the start of the course. CSA safety footwear is required for shop.

2018S TTAC 412G 001 • May 26 (1 session) • Russ Franson
  • Sat • 9:00am-3:00pm • Interurban
  • $95+GST

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Contact Us
Camosun College Lansdowne
3100 Foul Bay Rd
Victoria BC V8P 5J2
Camosun College Interurban
4461 Interurban Rd
Victoria BC V9E 2C1
  • 250–370–3000
  • 1–877–554–7555 (toll-free)

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