PART-TIME | PORTAGE CAMPUS TRAIP-NA Trade & Industrial Skills

Courses and Descriptions

Courses and Descriptions

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Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
In addition to Transfer of Credit from a recognized post secondary institution, other RPL processes are available for RPL courses. Click here for more information. For courses with no RPL, please check www.rrc.ca/rpl for additional contact information.
BLPR-1031Mechanical Blueprint Reading
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Learn to read and interpret blueprints and to make simple sketches while using the terminology associated with the Machine Trade. Through progressively challenging reading and sketching assignments, learn to apply drafting fundamentals or symbolism as recommended by the Canadian Standards Association.

 

COMP-1235Programmable Logic Controllers
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Learn and understand the relationship between Input/output, and Central Processor. Using Allen Bradley SLC 503/Micro Logix 1100. You will be able to configure a File/I/O. Use Data Files in the programs, and test/run programs.

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COMP-1364MasterCam - CNC Programming
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Learn to write code to run Computer Numeric Control (CNC) machines.

CONS-9000DIY: Framing
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During this hands-on workshop, you will learn how to frame a wall and floor. Topics include: code and permit considerations; shop/project safety, selecting the correct type of frame and framing materials; working with the circular saw, air-nailer, miter saw and hand tools; using ladders and scaffolds; and practical framing tips and techniques. Note: participants must bring CSA approved safety goggles to this workshop.

CONS-9001DIY Projects: Drywall
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During this hands-on workshop, you will learn how to install and finish drywall. Topics include: shop/project safety; selecting gypsum board, tape and plaster; working with the screw gun, hand tools, trowels and putty knives; and practical techniques for dry walling, taping, finishing and sanding. Note: participants must bring CSA approved safety goggles to this workshop.

CONS-9002DIY Projects: Finishing
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During this hands-on workshop, you will learn how to install finishing materials such as casing, baseboards and crown moulding. Topics include: shop/project safety; selecting finishing materials, working with the air-nailer, miter saw and hand tools; and practical finishing tips and techniques. Note: participants must bring CSA approved safety goggles to this workshop.

CONS-9003DIY Projects: Doorways
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During this hands-on workshop, you will learn how to measure, assemble and install a basic doorway. Topics include: shop/project safety; selecting the right doorway materials; working with the circular saw, air-nailer, miter saw and hand tools; and practical tips and techniques to installing door frames, jambs, stops, casings, hinges and locksets. Note: participants must bring CSA approved safety goggles to this workshop.

CONS-9004DIY Projects: Wall and Floor
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During this hands-on workshop, you will learn how to install wall and floor tiles. Topics include: shop/project safety; selecting the right tiles, grout, and sealer; preparing the surface for tiling; working with the tile cutter, grout float, trowel, level and other hand tools; and practical tips and techniques for installing wall and floor tiles. Note: participants must bring CSA approved safety goggles to this workshop.

CONS-9005DIY Projects: Laminate Flooring
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You will learn how to install your own laminate flooring. Topics include shop and project safety, the various types of laminate flooring, base preparation, cutting and laying laminate flooring, practical tips and techniques for installation,  and care of laminate flooring.

CONS-9006DIY Projects: Concrete
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You will learn the basics of working with concrete in this hands-on workshop.  Topics include: building forms, proper cement types, mixing, pouring, and sealing various projects. You will also learn  proper tool uses and shop/project safety. Note: participants must bring CSA approved safety goggles to this workshop.

DRAF-1027Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing
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This course includes the fundamental concepts of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing according to ANSY Y14.5M - 1994. Students will learn how to properly apply the principles of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing to the manufacturing and inspection process. These principles will be applied as students inspect various parts using proper quality control methods.

ELEC-1016Electrical Code
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This introductory course explains: all the sections of the Electrical Code, each rule and paragraph throughout; calculating all of section 8; and all Amendments of the Manitoba Power and City of Winnipeg Amendments to the present Code. At the end of the ten weeks give an examination to the students, and check papers. Diagrams on the board of rules will be provided. The only text that is required is the present code book and the instructor will supply the local amendments.

ELEC-1021Electrical Code - Upgrade
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Learn the latest information on electrical codes, combining levels 1, 2, 3 and 4. It explains the changes and deletions in all sections and tables of the code. Students will solve problems concerning harmonics in electrical installations, calculations for ampacity of conductors (multiple and various insulations), and calculations dealing with branch circuits - appliances, motor calculations, main and subs, transformer calculations, welding machines, various dwelling, various occupancies.

ELEC-1071Electrical Code - Intro and Advanced
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All sections of the Electrical Code, each rule and paragraph throughout; calculating all of section 8; and all Amendments to the present Code are explained.

GASB-9010Gasfitter Red Seal Upgrade
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This course prepares current Domestic Gas B License holders to write the Gasfitter (B) Interprovincial exam and receive the Red Seal Endorsed Certificate of Qualification. The course is designed to refresh the theoretical knowledge and application of the 2015 B149.1-15 Natural Gas and Propane Installation code requirements.

GENI-1005Introduction to Residential Wiring
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MANU-1045CNC Lathe Operator
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This course prepares and instructs individual student on basic cnc operation and setup of cnc lathe machines centers

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MANU-1046CNC Mill Operator
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This course prepares and instructs students on basic cnc operation and setup of cnc mill machines.

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MANU-1047CNC Lathe Fundamentals & GIBBS Cam
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This course offers you basic manual programming skills, and an understanding of "G" and "M" codes along with CNC setup and operation skills. 

To further complement this course, GibbsCAM 2D lathe training will be integrated, as well as advanced lathe techniques.

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MANU-1048CNC Milling Fundamentals & GIBBS Cam
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This course will offer the student basic manual programming skills, understanding of "G" and "M" codes along with CNC setup and operation skills. 

To further compliment the course, GibbsCAM 2d milling training will be integrated, as well as advanced milling techniques.

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MATH-9148Pre-Trades Mathematics
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You will review the four mathematical operations in concepts such as whole numbers, fractions, and decimals, with and without using a calculator. You will learn to apply principles of conversions, using metric and English (U.S. standard) measurements, principles of percent, ratio and proportion, and principles of right-angle triangles. You will also learn how to manipulate equations and formulae to solve shop-related problems as well as problems in basic geometry. You will be introduced to calculations involving perimeter, area and volume.

PDEV-1050Fundamentals of Locksmithing
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Locksmith, an Overview will give you the basic understanding of the terminology and requirements of a locksmith.  A Locksmith is a person who repairs, services and/or installs all types of keys, locks, access/egress control systems (mechanical or electrical), and builds hardware in accordance with the provisions of local Building Codes or Fire Codes.

PRAC-1159Machine Shop - Practical
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This is course will provide students with practical applications of skills on basic machining.  The students will have the ability to identify and accurately read measuring tools including micrometers and vernier scales, calculate speeds and feeds for machines operations, and safely operate machines.

Supplement your training to develop skills on equipment not readily available to them otherwise.

SAFE-1028WHMIS
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The Workplace Hazardous Materials System (WHMIS) is a system for ensuring that important information about hazardous products is communicated where products are used, stored and handled. This course provides Information necessary to understand and interpret information about hazardous products, including pictograms (symbols), labels and Safety Data Sheets.

SEMR-9166Transporting Dangerous Goods
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Required by Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act for those of you who handle dangerous goods for transport. Learn handling of dangerous goods, proper processing, labelling and documentation, actions to take in case of a spill, related hazards of chemicals, proper chemical identification by PIN number. Final written test based on practical application of TDG legislation.

TRAD-1027Basic Housewiring
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Students will interpret wiring diagrams and symbols, understand the various devices and equipment associated with house wiring, will learn the process for properly terminating wiring and grounding in order to comply with Electrical code.  The student will become proficient in wiring with non-metallic sheathed cable and will wire projects and test operation of circuits.  (First Class is Mandatory)

TRAD-1040Solid Edge - Introduction
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Students will be introduced to solid modeling using Solid Edge and shown the fundamentals required to generate engineering drawings of mechanical components. Students will learn how to develop and modify solid models, as well as shop drawings. Time permitting, students will learn how to use the Assembly environment to produce assembled component layouts and the corresponding bill of material, parts list.

 

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WATR-1002Small Water Systems
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This course is intended as preparation for the Manitoba Small Water Systems exam. Participants will study small water and distribution systems.

WOOD-9002Woodworking for Beginners
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Learn to work with wood and power tools under the guidance of a professional woodworker.

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