PROGRAMS & COURSES

PROGRAM:

Targeted Training

OVERVIEW

Courses in the Targeted category vary from year to year. Training is designed to meet the direct needs of the municipalities.  The specific needs are identified through the MTO’s annual Training Needs Survey, a detailed analysis of previous years’ deliveries, and through direct requests from the municipalities themselves as the year progresses. Occasionally the MTO is asked to conduct training by a partner and should the partner contribute the entire costs of this training, the MTO will be able to accommodate the requests.

This categotry of training requires the flexibility to respond directly to the pulse of the community.  

Courses:

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The First Response course enables graduates to stabilize emergency situations in prehospital environments. This training is ideal for security personnel, teachers, fitness instructors, health and safety committee members, designated workplace first aid team members, volunteer firefighters, internal EMS personnel, firefighters, wilderness guides and outfitters, camp instructors, and lifeguards.

Course Content includes:

- Legal issues and liabilities

- Primary and secondary scene management

- Advanced first aid procedures

- Airway management

- Oxygen therapy

- C-spine management

- Spinal boards and patient packaging

- Motor vehicle accidents

- Patient transfer to Emergency Medical Services

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Small Systems Water Treatment training will be taking place in Kugaaruk in two blocks. The Small Systems Water Treatment Course is part of a long-term strategy to ensure all personnel who work within the water system understand their role in ensuring the safety of the municipal drinking water system. Participants may include Water Treatment Plant Operators, Water Truck Drivers, Water Truck Driver Assistants, Foremen or Public Works Directors and/or and Building Maintainers, depending on the structure of operations in your municipality. This course will provide a foundational knowledge for drinking water operations, which will be built upon for further training.

Week 1: March 2-6

Week 2: March 9-13

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Small Systems Water Treatment training will be taking place in Hall Beach in two blocks. The Small Systems Water Treatment Course is part of a long-term strategy to ensure all personnel who work within the water system understand their role in ensuring the safety of the municipal drinking water system. Participants may include Water Treatment Plant Operators, Water Truck Drivers, Water Truck Driver Assistants, Foremen or Public Works Directors and/or and Building Maintainers, depending on the structure of operations in your municipality. This course will provide a foundational knowledge for drinking water operations, which will be built upon for further training.

Location: Hall Beach

Block 1: November 5 - 8, 2019

Block 2: November 12 - 15, 2019

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Good supervisors, managers or team leaders are essential to the success of any organization.

In many workplaces, people often find themselves elevated to positions of authority with little or no training. This workshop introduces the critical skills necessary to be an effective leader and supervisor. Participants will learn proven, time tested techniques in developing their supervisory style and experience the hands-on skills necessary to lead others on a day-to-day basis.

LOCATION: Online

Dates: 

June 23, 24, 25, 29, 30 & July 7, 8, 15, 16, 2020

Small Systems Water Treatment training will be taking place in Cape Dorset in two blocks. The Small Systems Water Treatment Course is part of a long-term strategy to ensure all personnel who work within the water system understand their role in ensuring the safety of the municipal drinking water system. Participants may include Water Treatment Plant Operators, Water Truck Drivers, Water Truck Driver Assistants, Foremen or Public Works Directors and/or and Building Maintainers, depending on the structure of operations in your municipality. This course will provide a foundational knowledge for drinking water operations, which will be built upon for further training.

LOCATION: CAPE DORSET

BLOCK 1: SEPTEMBER 30 - OCTOBER 4, 2019

BLOCK 2: OCTOBER 7 - 10, 2019

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Class 3/Air Brakes training provides the skills & knowledge for new drivers to test for their licence. It gives licensed drivers enhanced safety & vehicle management skills. 

Location: Cape Dorset

Dates: November 18 - December 8, 2019

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The Municipal Training Organization will conduct Heavy Equipment Operator training in your community. The Hamlet of Igloolik and the MTO have opened up this training to the general public but space is limited!

Location: Igloolik

Date: September 9-28, 2019

Class 3/Air Brakes training provides the skills & knowledge for new drivers to test for their licence. It gives licensed drivers enhanced safety & vehicle management skills.

Location: Naujaat

Date: November 21 - Dec 10, 2019

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The Municipal Training Organization will conduct Heavy Equipment Operator training in your community. The Hamlet of Resolute Bay and the MTO have opened up this training to the general public but space is limited!

Location: Sanikiluaq

Date: TBA

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Class 3/Air Brakes training provides the skills & knowledge for new drivers to test for their licence. It gives licensed drivers enhanced safety & vehicle management skills.

Location: Pond Inlet 

Date: August 19- September 7, 2019

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The Municipal Training Organization will conduct Heavy Equipment Operator training in your community. The Hamlet of Resolute Bay and the MTO have opened up this training to the general public but space is limited!

Location: Resolute Bay

Date: August 12-31, 2019

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The Municipal Training Organization will conduct Heavy Equipment Operator training in your community. The Hamlet of Chesterfield Inlet  and the MTO have opened up this training to the general public but space is limited!

Location: Chesterfield Inlet 

Date: August 6 - 22, 2019

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Class 3/Air Brakes training provides the skills & knowledge for new drivers to test for their licence. It gives licensed drivers enhanced safety & vehicle management skills.

Location: Coral Harbour 

Date: July 2-21, 2019

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This workshop is focused on the introduction of best practices, modern techniques and established strategies to improve the process of business or professional writing, Overall, the result is a more professional and polished product: written documents aligned to your readers’ needs.

 

Learning outcomes to include:

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Confined and restricted spaces are work areas which are not intended for continuous occupancy, and which have by design, limited or restricted entry or exit. Confined Space Entry Hazard Awareness trains personnel to recognize hazards of working in a confined or restricted space and to carry out confined space entry and attendant duties safely.

MTO is offering a Dust Suppression and Safety course in Arviat. This course aims to teach about dust control and stabilization, application, and safety. There will also be training provided around defensive driving and fall protection for Public Works senior staff. 

Location: Arviat

Dates: August 26, 2019 - August 30, 2019

Professional Drivers’ Upgrading delivered in partnership with the Alberta Motor Association. Training and certification were provided in: safe performance backing procedures, vehicle handling & control, observance of rules & regulations, defensiveness & planning, and general skills.