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Welding Inspection & Quality Control [Nova Scotia Community College, NSCC]

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Nova Scotia Community College

This program provides skills and knowledge in the field of Welding Inspection, Quality Control (QC) and Quality Assurance (QA). This program has been developed in co-operation with Industry in order to meet the increasing demands for professionals to carry out a number of QA/QC Inspection-related tasks including: testing products at specific stages to ensure acceptable qualities such as dimensional, performance, mechanical, electrical, and chemical characteristics.

Welding - Certified [Nova Scotia Community College, NSCC]

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Nova Scotia Community College

You learn to repair metal parts and structures, fabricate components and apply safe working practices while using various welding and cutting equipment and techniques. You also learn how to integrate problem-solving skills with the dynamic processes and techniques used in the welding industry and are introduced to blueprint reading and welding symbols.

Oil Heat Systems Technician [Nova Scotia Community College, NSCC]

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Nova Scotia Community College

The heating services industry is changing and requires a variety of skills – knowledge of electrical control systems, blueprint reading, piping, and soldering. This program prepares you to work with many aspects of oil-fired heating equipment. Learn new techniques, including design, assembly, and installation of heating and ventilation systems, oil burner components (control devices and associated wiring), and fuel supply systems; and connecting plumbing to mechanical and electrical systems.

Occupational Health & Safety [Nova Scotia Community College, NSCC]

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Nova Scotia Community College

The Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) program can help you turn a real concern for safety into a rewarding career. Opportunities in this field are growing. If you enjoy practical hands-on problem solving; like working with, and educating people; see yourself managing, collecting and interpreting data to identify trends and issues in the workplace; and believe in promoting legislation, standards and best practices in OH&S, you are well suited to a career in occupational health and safety.

Natural Resources Environmental Technology [Nova Scotia Community College, NSCC]

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Nova Scotia Community College

This program combines practical and theoretical skills to prepare graduates to work in environmental and related industries. To keep pace with the increasing requirement for environmental technology workers, all courses are presented from an environmental sustainability perspective. You spend a considerable amount of time participating in outdoor labs. You also develop an integrated resource management plan from start to finish – design, data collection, data compilation and recommendations to improve habitat.

Metal Fabrication [Nova Scotia Community College, NSCC]

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Nova Scotia Community College

This program provides you with the knowledge and skills required to enter the metal fabrication and plating industry. You learn to repair metal parts and structures, fabricate components and apply safe work practices using various welding and cutting equipment and fabrication techniques. You also get experience with lay out practices, blueprint reading and planning and preparing jobs.

Marine Navigation Technology [Nova Scotia Community College, NSCC]

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Nova Scotia Community College

The Marine Navigation Technology program provides the academic and applied skills necessary for an entry-level deck officer trained to International Maritime Organization standards. Pending final program approval from Transport Canada, students who complete the academic courses and obtain the required sea-time internship are prepared to challenge Transport Canada examinations and apply for certification as a Watchkeeping Mate.

Marine Engineering Technology [Nova Scotia Community College, NSCC]

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Nova Scotia Community College

The program offers a comprehensive course load complete with various training methods and techniques. You build a broad-based knowledge of highly complex engineering systems of a modern ship. You study the major principles of mechanical and hydraulic machinery, electrical systems and distribution, instrumentation and control systems, computer and information technology, and then put the theory to work in the operation of a state-of-the-art propulsion plant simulator. Practical safety training is also covered through the campus Fire Fighting and Boat Facilities.

Marine - Industrial Rigging [Nova Scotia Community College, NSCC]

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Nova Scotia Community College

In this program, you develop the skills and knowledge you require to work with rigging and hoisting with a high degree of accuracy and safety in construction, industrial, and marine settings. You also learn to manufacture, install, and repair rigging that is used to lift and move machinery or other heavy objects in shipyards, manufacturing plants, or other locations.

Machining [Nova Scotia Community College, NSCC]

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Nova Scotia Community College

Manufacturing and industrial environments rely on two methods of machining – conventional hand-controlled methods and Computer Numerical Control (CNC). With CNC a computerized machine is programmed for very fine and detailed work and automation. This program will train you in both methods so that you can enter the job market qualified to work in the machining industries.

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