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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 A: Metal & Motor New

Gearheads, Flashdancers, and Tinknockers!

Explore the opportunities and requirements for the welding, sheet metal, and automotive trades. You will begin with an overview of job opportunities, safety requirements, and training pathways for each trade. You will then spend two nights in each trade's shop for hands-on exploration of what to expect each of in these professions.

Recommended for anyone interested in one of these careers. No previous experience required!  Steel-toed, CSA-approved safety footwear is required for shop.  Gloves and goggles will be provided.  

2018F TTMC 107V 001 • Sep 6 - Oct 18 (7 sessions) Cancelled

Please note: The schedule has changed from the CE Calendar publication.

2018F TTMC 107V 002 • Oct 30 - Dec 11 (7 sessions) • Various Instructor
  • Tues • 6:30pm-9:30pm • Interurban
  • $450

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Please note: The schedule has changed from the CE Calendar publication.

2019W TTMC 107V 001 • Jan 16 - Feb 27 (7 sessions) • Camosun Faculty
  • Wed • 6:30pm-9:30pm • Interurban
  • $450

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Please note: The schedule has changed from the CE Calendar publication.


Trades Exploration B: Construction New

Thinking of working in construction, but not sure which trade is right for you? Explore the three foundations of construction: Carpentry, Plumbing, and Electrical  On the first night you will have an overview of job opportunities, safety requirements, and training pathways for each trade. You will then spend one night in Carpentry, one in Electrical, and two nights Plumbing and Pipe trades for hands-on exploration of what to expect each of in these professions.

Recommended for anyone interested in a trades career. No previous experience required!  Steel-toed, CSA-approved safety footwear is required for shop.
 

2018F TTMC 105V 001 • Oct 25 - Nov 22 (5 sessions) • Various Instructor
  • Thur • 6:30pm-9:30pm • Interurban
  • $350

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2019W TTMC 105V 001 • Jan 10 - Feb 7 (5 sessions) • Camosun Faculty
  • Thur • 6:30pm-9:30pm • 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.

2018F TTCE 400V 001 • Sep 29 - Sep 30 (2 sessions) • Roadmasters Safety Grou
  • Sat Sun • 9:00am-5:00pm • Interurban
  • $260

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2018F TTCE 400V 002 • Oct 20 - Oct 21 (2 sessions) • Roadmasters Safety Grou
  • Sat Sun • 9:00am-5:00pm • Interurban
  • $260

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2018F TTCE 400V 003 • Nov 3 - Nov 4 (2 sessions) • Roadmasters Safety Grou
  • Sat Sun • 9:00am-5:00pm • Interurban
  • $260

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2019W TTCE 400V 001 • Jan 26 - Jan 27 (2 sessions) • Roadmasters Safety Grou
  • Sat Sun • 9:00am-5:00pm • Interurban
  • $260

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2019W TTCE 400V 002 • Feb 23 - Feb 24 (2 sessions) • Roadmasters Safety Grou
  • Sat Sun • 9:00am-5:00pm • Interurban
  • $260

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2019W TTCE 400V 003 • Mar 22 - Mar 23 (2 sessions) • Roadmasters Safety Grou
  • Fri Sat • 9:00am-5:00pm • Interurban
  • $260

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2019W TTCE 400V 004 • Apr 5 - Apr 6 (2 sessions) • Roadmasters Safety Grou
  • Fri Sat • 9:00am-5:00pm • Interurban
  • $260

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Photovoltaics: Intro to Solar Electrical

Are you interested in working with renewable energy? Photovoltaics (PVs), which generate electricity from the sun, is a growing industry.  Topics include the basics of the market, system components, electrical basics, safety, and sizing and siting considerations. This course provides an overview of PV technology and will be of interest to those involved in sales, manufacturing, and customer service. Curious homeowners are also welcome.

All course materials are included, no pre-requisite or text required. 

2018F TTCE 600V 001 • Oct 2 - Oct 23 (4 sessions) • Ed Knaggs
  • Tues • 6:00pm-9:00pm • Interurban
  • $315

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Ozone Layer Protection Awareness (HRAI certificate)

In this 1-day course ,you will learn about environmentally-correct equipment design, proper handling of refrigerants, and be prepared to comply with provincial regulations that cover refrigeration and air conditioning systems. Specific topics covered include: Science of ozone depletion, leak detection methods, system charging procedures, special maintenance provisions, and refrigerant recovery, reuse, recycle and reclamation equipment. Course materials are included in tuition.  

Participants who attend the course and successfully achieve a mark of 75% or higher on the exam will receive certification card for Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS) through HRAI. 

2018F TTMC 700V 001 • Nov 17 (1 session) • Camosun Faculty
  • Sat • 9:00am-5:00pm • Interurban
  • $225

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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

Commercial 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. 

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. 

You must register two weeks prior to the start date of your course section.

Required: 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.

Required course texts (approx $200) will be available in at the Interurban Bookstore in September.   Course runs Tuesday & Thursday evenings and all day Saturday for two weeks.

2018F TTMC 601V 001 • Sep 5 - Oct 24 (8 sessions) Cancelled

Please note te schedule has changed from the CE Calendar publication.

2018F TTMC 601V 002 • Oct 9 - Oct 20 (6 sessions) • Michael Bocsik
  • Tues Thur • 6:00pm-9:00pm • Interurban
  • Sat • 8:30am-3:00pm • Interurban
  • Sat • 8:30am-3:00pm • Interurban
  • $525

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Designated Inspection Facility Operator

Designated Inspection Facility (DIF) Operator 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. 

2018F TTMC 604V 001 • Oct 27 (1 session) • Michael Bocsik
  • Sat • 8:30am-5:00pm • Interurban
  • $325

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Please bring a bag lunch as campus food services are limited on weekends.

2019W TTMC 604V 001 • Mar 29 (1 session) • Camosun Faculty
  • Fri • 8:30am-5:00pm • Interurban
  • $325

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Please bring a bag lunch as campus food services are limited on weekends.


Air Brake Repair for Mechanics

Complete this course to add an Air Brake Endorsement to your Vehicle Inspector Certificate. Upon successful completion, you will receive a confirmation of completion to submit to the CVSE, Ministry of Transportation, to have the Air Brake Endorsement added to your 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 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). 2018F TTMC 605V 001 • Nov 6 - Dec 13 (12 sessions) • Camosun Faculty
  • Tues Thur • 6:00pm-9:00pm • Interurban
  • $685

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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 (approx $400-650).

2018F TTMC 608V 001 • Sep 17 - Nov 28 (20 sessions) Cancelled

2019W TTMC 608V 001 • Jan 9 - May 22 (20 sessions) • Camosun Faculty
  • Wed • 6:00pm-9:00pm • Interurban
  • $945

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Small Engine Maintenance (Diesel)

This practical course uses classroom, demos, and hands-on 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.

Required 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.



 

2019W TTCE 606G 001 • Mar 9 - Mar 30 (4 sessions) • Camosun Faculty
  • Sat • 8:30am-4:30pm • Interurban
  • $445+GST

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Small Engine Maintenance (Gasoline)

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, this course will build your practical knowledge. Learn how to properly store your fishing boat motor over the winter, fix your lawnmower, and more.

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.
 

2018F TTCE 607G 001 • Oct 13 - Nov 3 (4 sessions) Cancelled

Please note: The schedule has changed from the CE calendar publication.

2018F TTCE 607G 002 • Oct 15 - Nov 19 (10 sessions) • Michael Bocsik
  • Mon Wed • 6:30pm-9:30pm • Interurban
  • $445+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

Drafting: Architectural

From basic linework and use of drafting tools to building technologies and structural requirements this comprehensive introduction will get you drafting! For those new to drafting or those wanting to further develop their skills. Final project is a houseplan to specifications as required for City Hall submissions.

Carpentry apprentices: Please complete this course before you begin your 4th year project, .  

2018F TTCE 407V 001 • Oct 10 - Dec 19 (20 sessions) • Erle Andrucko
  • Mon Wed • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Interurban
  • $545

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2019W TTCE 407V 001 • Feb 12 - Apr 18 (20 sessions) • Robert Warren
  • Tues Thur • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Interurban
  • $545

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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.

2018F TTCE 500V 001 • Oct 16 - Nov 8 (8 sessions) • Camosun Faculty
  • Tues Thur • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Interurban
  • $265

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2019W TTCE 500V 001 • Feb 5 - Feb 28 (8 sessions) • Camosun Faculty
  • Tues Thur • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Interurban
  • $265

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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 (TTCE 500V). 

Please bring textbooks and a trig calculator (Sharp DAL: EL 531W or 520W) to first class. Required textbooks will be available at the Interurban Bookstore: 

  • Carpentry (Vogt & Nauth), 3rd Canadian Edition
  • Principles and Practices of Commercial Construction (Andres & Smith)
  • BC Building Code 2012 (2-binder set)

  2019W TTCE 501V 001 • Jan 9 - May 22 (20 sessions) • Camosun Faculty
  • Wed • 6:00pm-9:00pm • Interurban
  • $945

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Drafting

There are currently no courses offered in this category.


Electrical

If you have any questions, or would like further information, please contact the Coastal Centre at coastalcentre@camosun.ca or 778-265-5005.

Workplace Electrical Safety New

Developed in collaboration with the Canadian Standards Association (CSA), this course identifies the two basic hazards associated with energized electrical equipment: electric shock and arc flash. Participants will gain knowledge of electrical hazards, the safety regulations which apply, and procedures for controlling the risk associated with these hazards. Methods to select appropriate personal protective equipment for shock and arc flash will be identified and practiced. Related safety topics covered will include lockout of electrical equipment and maintenance of personal protective equipment.  Industry approved procedures and techniques will be presented and discussed.

Topics include:

  • Electrical Safety Program Basics
  •  Risk Assessment
  •  Shock Hazards
  •  Lockout
  •  Arc Flash Hazards
  •  Arc Flash Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  •  Arc Flash PPE Category Method of Selecting Arc Flash PPE
  •  Care and Maintenance of PPE
Students who successfully complete the training will receive a certificate of completion.

Instructor: Schneider Electric
Location: Camosun Coastal Centre, 100 Maplebank Road, Victoria, BC V9A 4M1
  2019W CCID 509G 001 • Feb 12 (1 session)
  • Tues • 8:00am-4:00pm • Camosun Coastal Centre
  • $600+GST

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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.

Backflow Assembly Tester Certification (Cross Connection)

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.  Course manual is included in tuition. 

IMPORTANT: The BCWWA Test is conducted on the Saturday; your participation at Camosun is included in this tuition for this course. However, BCWWA collects their exam registration and fee separately. Go to www.bcwwa.org  to pay for the exam ($129) to have your exam sent to Camosun. We encourage you to do this step when you register for this course. Allow at least two weeks prior to the exam date. Phone 250-370-4563 if you have any questions.  

2018F TTMC 303V 001 • Nov 5 - Nov 10 (6 sessions) • Camosun Faculty
  • Mon Tues Wed Thur Fri Sat • 8:30am-3:00pm • Interurban
  • Sat • 8:30am-3:30pm • Interurban
  • $675

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2018F TTMC 303V 002 • Dec 17 - Dec 22 (6 sessions) • Camosun Faculty
  • Mon Tues Wed Thur Fri Sat • 8:30am-3:00pm • Interurban
  • Sat • 8:30am-3:30pm • Interurban
  • $675

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2019W TTMC 303V 001 • Feb 25 - Mar 2 (6 sessions) • Camosun Faculty
  • Mon Tues Wed Thur Fri Sat • 8:30am-3:00pm • Interurban
  • Sat • 8:30am-3:30pm • Interurban
  • $675

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2019W TTMC 303V 002 • Apr 29 - May 4 (6 sessions) • Camosun Faculty
  • Mon Tues Wed Thur Fri Sat • 8:30am-3:00pm • Interurban
  • Sat • 8:30am-3:30pm • Interurban
  • $675

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Backflow Assembly: Refresher Course & Certification (Cross Connection)

For those who already hold a BCWWA certificate in Backflow Assembly Tester (Cross Connection Control) and are due for recertification. Course includes two days of review and updates followed by the BCWWA exam on the Saturday.

Required:  1) the AWWA Canadian Cross Connection Control manual; 2) Steel toed boots for the 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 ($129), selecting the Saturday date.  Registration must be completed at least two weeks prior to exam date.

Sorry, this course is not offered at this time.

Cross Connection Control (Backflow Assembly Tester) 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 Backflow Assembly Tester certificate that has not yet expired or have recently completed a Backflow Assembly Tester course through the Apprenticeship program and are ready to be tested. 

Registration with both Camosun and BCWWA is required at  least two weeks prior to test date.

  • Register first with Camosun on-line at www.camosun.ca/ce ($200)
  • Then go online to BCWWA (www.bcwwa.org) to pay the exam fee ($129)
  • Allow 2 weeks for BCWWA to process your payment and ship your exam to Camosun
Steel toed boots are required for shop. 2018F TTMC 314V 002 • Nov 10 (1 session) • Camosun Faculty
  • Sat • 8:30am-3:00pm • Interurban
  • $200

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2018F TTMC 314V 003 • Dec 8 (1 session) • Camosun Faculty
  • Sat • 8:30am-3:00pm • Interurban
  • $200

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2018F TTMC 314V 004 • Dec 22 (1 session) • Camosun Faculty
  • Sat • 8:30am-3:00pm • Interurban
  • $200

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2019W TTMC 314V 001 • Feb 2 (1 session) • Camosun Faculty
  • Sat • 8:30am-3:00pm • Interurban
  • $200

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2019W TTMC 314V 002 • Mar 2 (1 session) • Camosun Faculty
  • Sat • 8:30am-3:00pm • Interurban
  • $200

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2019W TTMC 314V 003 • Mar 23 (1 session) • Camosun Faculty
  • Sat • 8:30am-3:00pm • Interurban
  • $200

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2019S TTMC 314V 001 • May 4 (1 session) • Camosun Faculty
  • Sat • 8:30am-3:00pm • Interurban
  • $200

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Plumbing Code Overview

This facilitated online course will familiarize learners with the BC Plumbing Code. Suitable for those with little experience 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. Building inspectors will find this course particilarly helpful to prepare for the International Plumbing Code Level 1 Plumbing Inspector Examination. 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
  • 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:
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. 2018F TTMC 712V D01 • Sep 4 - Dec 14 (1 session) • Darren Vaux
  • Mon Tues Wed Thur Fri Sat Sun • 12:00am-12:00am • Online
  • $525

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2019W TTMC 712V D01 • Jan 7 - Mar 31 (1 session) • Darren Vaux
  • Mon Tues Wed Thur Fri Sat Sun • 12:00am-12:00am • Online
  • $525

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2019W TTMC 712V D02 • Apr 1 - Jun 30 (1 session) • Darren Vaux
  • Mon Tues Wed Thur Fri Sat Sun • 12:00am-12:00am • Online
  • $525

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Gasfitter Class B exam prep

This exam preparation course follows the 2009 syllabus of Technical Safety BC for Class B Gas Fitter Certificate of Qualification. This is in addition to the applicable trade background the student would have from acquiring a trade qualification. Check with Technical Safety BC for updates on Gas B certification in BC.

Pre-requisite: An applicant for a Class B Gas Fitter certificate of qualification must have completed their training in one of the following trades before April 1, 2009: 

  • Plumbing
  • Steamfitting
  • Sprinkler fitting
  • Refrigeration Mechanic
  • Domestic/ Commercial Gas Fitter
Please wait until the first class before purchasing textbooks (approx $400-500).
  2018F TTMC 301V 001 • Sep 11 - Dec 13 (28 sessions) Cancelled

TIP: Contact Technical Safety BC "Gas Certification & Licensing" at contact@technicalsafetybc.ca or 1-778-396-2018, to ensure you are eligible to write the exam PRIOR to registering in this course).


Gas Appliance Service Technician (formerly Gas C)

This comprehensive course will help prepare you to write the Gas Appliance Service Technician Certificate of Qualification exam (formerly Gas C). An applicant for a gas appliance service certificate of qualification must have successfully completed a course in gas appliance service training acceptable to Technical Safety BC (such as this course). For details about writing the exam to earn certification, see https://www.technicalsafetybc.ca/certification/gas/gas-appliance-service-technician A Gas Appliance Service Technician certificate of qualification entitles the holder to perform the servicing and repair of gas fired residential and light commercial appliances of the following gas systems:

  • gas appliances installed for residential use, or
  • light commercial appliances up to an input of 82 kW (280,000 BTUs).
To perform regulated work, Gas Fitters must be employed by a registered Gas Contractor or must be Gas Contractors themselves.  Please do not purchase texts for this course as the instructor will go over required textbooks during the first class. Textbooks cost estimat: $400-500. 2019W TTMC 300V 001 • Jan 8 - Apr 11 (28 sessions) • John Gordon Ron Perkin
  • Tues Thur • 6:00pm-9:00pm • Interurban
  • $1135

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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 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!

2018F TTMC 990V 001 • Sep 19 (1 session) • Darcy Baxter
  • Wed • 7:00pm-9:00pm • Interurban
  • Free

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2019W TTMC 990V 001 • Jan 15 (1 session) • Camosun Faculty
  • Tues • 7:00pm-9:00pm • Interurban
  • Free

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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.

2018F TTMC 202V 001 • Oct 2 - Nov 1 (10 sessions) • Camosun Faculty
  • Tues Thur • 6:30pm-9:30pm • Interurban
  • $795

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2019W TTMC 202V 001 • Feb 26 - Mar 28 (10 sessions) • Camosun Faculty
  • 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.

2018F TTMC 204V 001 • Nov 6 - Dec 6 (10 sessions) • Darcy Baxter
  • 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.

2019W TTMC 203V 001 • Jan 22 - Feb 21 (10 sessions) • Camosun Faculty
  • Tues Thur • 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
Class size is limited - register early to avoid disappointment! 
 

2018F TTCE 402G 001 • Sep 27 - Oct 29 (9 sessions) • Russ Franson
  • Mon Thur • 6:30pm-9:30pm • Interurban
  • $525+GST

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

Please register no later than 10 days prior to the start of course, as the instructor will contact you prior to class to discuss supplies required (students supplies extra, approx. $70).

2019W TTCE 402G 001 • Jan 24 - Feb 25 (9 sessions) • Russ Franson
  • Mon Thur • 6:30pm-9:30pm • Interurban
  • $525+GST

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

Please register no later than 10 days prior to the start of course, as the instructor will contact you prior to class to discuss supplies required (students supplies extra, approx. $70).

2019W TTCE 402G 002 • Apr 11 - May 13 (9 sessions) • Russ Franson
  • Mon Thur • 6:30pm-9:30pm • Interurban
  • $525+GST

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

Please register no later than 10 days prior to the start of course, as the instructor will contact you prior to class to discuss supplies required (students supplies extra, approx. $70).


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. 


 

2018F TTCE 399G 001 • Oct 13 - Nov 3 (4 sessions) • Beth Grayer
  • Sat • 9:00am-4:00pm • Interurban
  • $525+GST

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

Register at least 10 days prior to the start of the course so the instructor can contact you to discuss supplies. (Students supplies extra, approx. $70)

2019W TTCE 399G 001 • Jan 12 - Feb 2 (4 sessions) • Beth Grayer
  • Sat • 9:00am-4:00pm • Interurban
  • $525+GST

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

Register at least 10 days prior to the start of the course so the instructor can contact you to discuss supplies. (Students supplies extra, approx. $70)


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.  

2018F TTCE 401G 001 • Nov 19 - Dec 17 (9 sessions) • Russ Franson
  • Mon Thur • 6:30pm-9:30pm • Interurban
  • $525+GST

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

Please register no later than 10 days prior to the start of course, as the instructor will contact you prior to class to discuss supplies required (students supplies extra, approx. $70).

2019W TTCE 401G 001 • Mar 7 - Apr 4 (9 sessions) • Russ Franson
  • Mon Thur • 6:30pm-9:30pm • Interurban
  • $525+GST

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

Please register no later than 10 days prior to the start of course, as the instructor will contact you prior to class to discuss supplies required (students supplies extra, approx. $70).


Woodworking Level 2 (Women's Class)

A Level 2 Women's Class! This course will give you more practice and new skills as you gain confidence working on a more advanced project. The basics of table construction methods will be introduced while building a "Float Top" side table. Students will learn mortise and tenon joinery, advanced table saw techniques, pattern shaping with routers, and much more.

Prerequisite: Completion of either Woodworking Level 1 or Woodworking Level 1 for Women with Camosun College. CSA-approved safety footwear required for shop.  Please bring a bag lunch, and you are welcome to bring your own eye and ear protection if you have them. 

2018F TTCE 398G 001 • Nov 17 - Dec 8 (4 sessions) • Beth Grayer
  • Sat • 9:00am-4:00pm • Interurban
  • $525+GST

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

Register at least 10 days prior to the start of the course so the instructor can contact you to discuss projects and supplies. (Students supplies extra, approx. $70)

2019W TTCE 398G 001 • Feb 9 - Mar 9 (4 sessions) • Beth Grayer
  • Sat • 9:00am-4:00pm • Interurban
  • $525+GST

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

Register at least 10 days prior to the start of the course so the instructor can contact you to discuss projects and supplies. (Students supplies extra, approx. $70)


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

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