Continuing Education at the Timmins Campus
Here is a link to the Continuing Education Registration Form (PDF, 185 KB) If you have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
SP-100 Forest Firefighting Training
Are you exploring a career as a seasonal forest firefighter (Fire Ranger) or a forest firefighter position in the private industry? In order to obtain a forest firefighter position, you must complete training from an Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) accredited SP-100 Forest Firefighting Training Program.
Program and Registration Information
Dates: Wednesday, April 23 to Sunday, April 27, 2014
Location: Northern College, Timmins Campus
Time: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm daily
Duration: 40 hours (five days/8 hours per day)
Format: Classroom (40%) and field exercises (60%)
Tuition: $1,289.35 per person (cost includes HST and WHMIS certification)
Eligibility: Persons 18 years of age and over in good physical condition
Deadline to register is March 28, 2014.
The Creating Beadwork course will teach participants the skills necessary to produce pieces of beadwork utilizing several different techniques. Participants will learn: the elements of First Nations beadwork through a variety of beading techniques; from the basics of stringing beads to intricate design, how to create beadwork inspired by First Nations art, how to identify the various items needed to complete multiple projects.
Start: March 20 - April 24, 2014 (6 weeks)
Time: Thursday Evenings from 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: Timmins Native Friendship Centre
Cost: $188.00 (HST and materials included)
Deadline to register is March 11 at 2:30pm
This course aims at providing the participant with the necessary fundamental skills and knowledge to carry out basic welding tasks in a safe and competent manner. The creative welding course focuses on shielded metal arc welding and oxy-fuel as the principal welding and allied processes. Participants will also learn forging, ornamental design and fabrication with a variety of metals. No previous welding experience is required.
Start: March 11 - April 29, 2014 (8 weeks)
Time: Tuesday Evenings from 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: Northern College - Timmins Campus
Cost: $396.65 (HST included)
MTO - Approved Beginner Driver Education Course Provider
Saturday and Sunday 9:00am - 3:00pm
February 8, 9, 22 and 23
March 8, 9, 22 and 23
April 12, 13, 26 and 27
Cost: $989.50 (HST included)
Course consists of: 20 hours of in-classroom training, 10 hours of home links and 10 hours of private driving lessons
Northern College offers the following advantages:
Flexible driving times including pick-up at school or at home and state-of-the-art driving simulator
Upon course completion, students are registered with the Ministry of Transportation
Income Tax receipts will be issued to participating students in the following year
Instructors are Ministry of Transportation Certified
The Driver Licence History provides proof of successful completion and graduation from a BDE course and is widely recognized by the insurance industry
Graduates with a Driver’s Licence History may be eligible for an insurance discount
First Aid/CPR with Level HCP
Saturday and Sunday (9:00am—5:00pm)
February 22 and 23
March 22 and 23
April 5 and 6
CPR/Level HCP Recertification
Saturday (9:00am - 5:00pm)
The course will provide Basic first aid and caregiving skills for youth 11–15 years old. Participants learn how to provide care to younger children in a variety of age groups, and how to prevent and respond to emergencies. Course also offers youth the training to promote themselves as a babysitter to prospective parents. Course content includes: business of babysitting, caring for babies, toddlers, preschoolers, and school-aged children and creating safe environments and how to handle emergencies and first aid.
Start: Saturday, February 8, 2014
Time: 9:00am - 4:30pm
Cost: $65.00 HST included
Deadline to register is February 3 at 2:30pm.
The Ontario Hunter Education Program will assist participants to understand the natural world and become a knowledgeable and responsible hunter. The program provides introduction information about:
Ecosystems and wildlife management and hunting laws and regulations. Topics covered include: hunter responsibilities, identification, biology, management of and hunting techniques for big game, small game and waterfowl, survival equipment and the hunter's role in society.
The program also reinforces the firearms safety information contained in the Canadian Firearms Safety Course. New hunters of all ages must take Hunter Education training and pass an exam before they can purchase their first hunting licence.
One Stop (combined Firearms/Hunter Safety)
Friday 6:00pm - 10:00pm; Saturday 8:00am - 5:00pm and
Sunday 8:00am - 5:00pm
February 7, 8 and 9
March 7, 8 and 9
April 4, 5 and 6
Cost: $220 (includes textbooks)
February 7 and 8
March 7 and 8
April 4 and 5
Cost: $125 (includes textbook)
February 8 and 9
March 8 and 9
April 5 and 6
Cost: $133 (includes textbook)
An exam fee of $40/exam must be paid to the Instructor at time of the exam.
Course description provided by: Ontario Hunter Education Program Website: http://www.ohep.net/index.cfm
Ozone Depletion Prevention Certification (ODP)
The Ozone Depletion Prevention Certification course is suitable for residential, commercial, industrial, domestic, automotive and mobile applications. The course and the participant’s manual supplied deal with the environmentally correct equipment design, proper handling of CFC/HCFC/HFC and will prepare the participants for complying with provincial regulations governing refrigeration and air conditioning systems. Participants who attend this course and successfully achieve a mark of 75% or better on the exam will be eligible to receive an Ontario Certificate Ozone Depletion Prevention Card required under recent Ontario Refrigerant Regulations. *Certification is valid for 5 years*
Cost: $314.05 (cost includes taxes, student manual and HRAI exam)
Admission and General Information
Confirmation of Registration
Students are encouraged to register as early as possible to ensure a seat in their chosen course (some courses have limited enrollment). Students may register over the phone with a major credit card, or visit Northern College and pay with cash or debit. Personal cheques for Continuing Education courses will not be accepted. All Continuing Education courses must be paid in full prior to the first day of the class. A student is not considered registered unless they have paid in full. Unless stated, fees do not include text or materials.
Here is a link to the registration form (PDF, 185 KB)
If inclement weather forces cancellation of classes, every effort will be made to broadcast announcements over local radio stations. Should there be a potential for this to occur, please contact the College at 705-235-7231 to confirm the class is still running. If classes need to be cancelled for any other reason, students will be called at the earliest opportunity. Providing additional contact numbers (i.e.: secondary numbers and email addresses) are extremely helpful. The College reserves the right to cancel any course due to unforeseen circumstances or low enrollment. Students will be notified by telephone or email provided by them at time of registration. PLEASE ENSURE WE HAVE YOUR CORRECT DAY AND EVENING TELEPHONE NUMBERS. Students will receive a full refund when cancellation of course occurs.
Official Tax Receipts
Official Tax Receipts will be available to students if tuition fees exceed $100 in a calendar year. Activity fees and costs of texts and materials are not included. The receipt the College issues upon payment of fees is a temporary receipt. Please retain your receipt as you will need your username and password to access your T2202-A slip. Official receipts for income tax purposes are available online through the College website in February at www.mynorthern.ca.
Accidents / Injuries
Northern College will not be responsible for any claims for damages arising from any accident or injury which is caused by or occurs when a student is participating in any program at any facility.
Refunds for withdrawal from courses or seminars will be subject to a $25 administrative fee (course dependent) except when the activity is cancelled by the College. All requests for withdrawals must be received 6 days prior to the start date of the course. Failure to attend the course does not constitute withdrawal. You are financially responsible for your course(s) unless you withdraw officially by the given deadlines. Check the refund policy for your course at time of registration.
Should you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us at 705-235-7231 or by email to email@example.com.