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 for additional contact information.
PIPE-1007Cross-Connection & Backflow
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Designed for Journeyperson Plumbers, Steamfitters and Sprinkler fitters involved with planning, design, installation, maintenance and inspection of plumbing, piping systems or water-supplied equipment that connects to the potable water system, either inside or outside buildings.

Cross Connection & Backflow Prevention is a duel stream program.  One stream of students from all walks of life can take this course to increase their basic knowledge of recognizing cross connection and recommending proper cross connection devises to protect the occupants in the building as well as the public water supply.  These students will write the Red River College exam.  The other stream of students consisting of Journeyperson Plumbers, Steamfitters and Sprinkler Fitters may go on to write the AWWA sanctioned exam to become a AWWA certified Cross Connection Control Specialist and later apply to the City of Winnipeg for a City of Winnipeg Cross Connection Control Testers License.

PIPE-1009Cross Connect Re-Certification
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Gain hands-on skills with testing procedures and exercises. This course will prepare you to challenge the AWWA Testers Refresher Written and Practical Examination. 
Note: This course is ideal for certified individuals with credentials that will expire.

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In order to write the Trades Qualification Certification exams, students are required to produce proof of 9600 hours experience. An Industrial Mechanic is a "skilled worker who installs, repairs, improves, or maintains equipment used in commercial, or industrial establishments". (The Apprenticeship and Trades Qualifications Act: Regulation 76/78R.) To become a qualified journeyperson Industrial Mechanic, you must pass the challenge exam under the Trades Qualifications Act through the Apprenticeship Branch with a mark of 70% or better and you must have a minimum of 6 years or 9600 hours of approved experience within the last 10 years. The purpose of this course is to prepare those individuals with the theory to write this exam.

TRAD-1026Machinist Theory - IP Prep
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In order to write the Certification of Qualification exam for the Apprenticeship Branch, you must have 6 years (10,800 hours) of verified experience in the trade. This course is designed to prepare the student for the Interprovincial exam. Registrants should already have received permission to write the exam through the Trades Qualification at the Apprenticeship Branch. For more information on the Trades Qualification application process, please call 204.945.3337.

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