“This 52-week Diploma Program, offered online, provides public works professionals with the specialized knowledge to make tangible differences in their organizations and in the quality of life of their communities. This diploma program is conveniently delivered in an online format, meaning you can earn your diploma and complete all coursework from your own home with minimal disruption to your personal or professional life.”
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“Deanna Johnson, an Aboriginal woman living in Chilliwack, British Columbia, has proven that women can succeed in the construction world. Through her business, Nations Construction & Consulting, she builds quality homes for First Nations people and inspires her community.”
Designed for experienced welders, this program provides skills and knowledge in a broad range of welding practices. The program has been developed in co-operation with industry to meet the increasing demands of the welding and fabrication sector.
In this program, you learn how to permanently join pieces of metal by applying heat, using filler material or fusion process. You join parts that are being manufactured, form part of a structure or are damaged or worn. You also learn various welding and cutting processes to join structural steel and cut metal in vessels, piping and other components. Welders are good problem-solvers who have mechanical and mathematical aptitude and good planning skills.
Are you a team player with good hand-eye coordination? Do you value job safety? Are you comfortable with heights? These are a few of the strengths you will need to succeed in this line of work. The generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity and communications require skills in mechanical systems, advanced electrical/electronic systems, and computer controls among others. Safety and environmental awareness are included in this program along with training in electrical technology, communications, and computer use.
Bricklayers prepare and lay bricks, concrete blocks, stone, and other masonry units to construct, erect, and repair structures such as walls, partitions, patios, arches, paving, fireplaces, smokestacks, and chimneys. Their work also encompasses the laying of fire brick and other refractory materials used in the construction of industrial furnaces, retorts, and boilers. In this program, you learn to safely construct decorative and load-bearing walls using a variety of tools and equipment.
The Nova Scotia Construction Safety Association (NSCSA) offers training and products to help you obtain your Certificate of Recognition (COR), comply with the Nova Scotia OH&S Act and develop a functional safety program. The following provides a brief description of some of the courses and products available through the NSCSA.
With over 40 health and safety training courses ranging from Emergency First Aid to Fall Protection, the Nova Scotia Construction Safety Association (NSCSA) provides online and classroom occupational health and safety compliant courses. From Yarmouth to Sydney, we provide training all throughout Nova Scotia as per our planned schedule of courses each year. We can also have a trainer come to you at your convenience. Contact us and we would be pleased to make the arrangements with you.