West Parry Sound Specialty Course Offerings

West Parry Sound Campus

Academic Upgrading - This flexible training is tailored to suit your educational and/or employment goals. You can attend these programs on a full- or part-time basis to suit your busy schedule.

Personal Support Worker - This one-year certificate program trains students to offer personal care and home management services to clients in community or institutional settings.

Practical Nursing - The lab is equipped with interactive mannequins that speak and replicate real symptoms, on which students act out common medical emergencies.

Non-violent Crisis Intervention

Non-violent crisis intervention training emphasizes early intervention and non-physical methods for preventing or managing disruptive behaviour.

Date  TBA

Cost: $55 plus HST, includes textbook
Time: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Location: Canadore College, 1 College Drive, Parry Sound

safeTALK

safeTALK is a three-hour training program that prepares helpers to identify persons with thoughts of suicide and connect them to suicide first aid resources. Most people with thoughts of suicide, either directly or indirectly, invite help to stay safe. Alert helpers know how to identify and work with these opportunities to help protect life. Powerful videos illustrate both non-alert and alert responses. Discussion and practice stimulates learning.

 
Date  TBA
Cost: $55 plus HST, includes textbook
Time: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Location: Canadore College, 1 College Drive, Parry Sound

Mental Health First Aid

What is Mental Health First Aid? Similar to when first aid is administered in a medical situation (e.g., cut) Mental Health First Aid is the help provided to a person developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. First aid is given until professional  treatment is received or until the crisis is resolved.

Dates: May 25-26, 2017
Cost: $210 plus HST, includes textbook
Time: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location: 1 College Drive, Canadore College, Parry Sound

Beekeeping

In Spring 2016, Parry Sound and Area Community Apiary was established on the campus that will used for Canadore beekeeping-related programming, as well as serve as an educational resource for primary and secondary school teachers, the Georgian Bay Biosphere Reserve, the Horticultural Society and other groups. The apiary is possible because of funding received by TD Friends of the Environment and Crofter’s Organic.

Visit the Parry Sound and Area Community Apiary today, call 705.746.9222.

Mason Bees and Monarch Butterflies

Learn about pollinators, mason bees, monarch butterflies and more. All participants will receive a Beehut Kit (includes mason bees and their nest) and milkweed seeds to take home!
Limited to 50 participants

Date: Saturday, March 25, 2017
Cost: Free workship
Time:
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Introduction to Beekeeping - Basic

In this one day workshop participants will learn the importance and benefit of honeybees, basic honey bee biology, getting started in beekeeping (equipment, beekeeper responsibilities), pests and diseases, and harvesting and extracting honey. All levels of experience welcome. A site visit to an active beehive will be dependent on availability and weather.

Date: Spring 2017
Cost: $120.50
Time: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Intermediate Beekeeping

In this one day workshop participants will go into greater detail about bee biology, swarm control, honey production, pest and disease management (e.g., monitoring and treatment). A site visit to an active beehive will be dependent on availability and weather.

Date: Spring 2017
Cost: $120.50
Time: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

MED Small Domestic Vessel Safety (MED– SDVS)

This is a Transport Canada Approved training course designed to provide seafarers with a basic understanding of the hazards associated with the marine environment and with their own vessel.
NEW: Candidates are NOT REQUIRED to obtain their CDN number from Transport Canada for this training course.

Note: This course replaces MED-A3
Date: March 27th, 2017
Cost: $255, plus HST
Time: 8:30 to 5:00 pm

Small Vessel Operator Proficiency (SVOP)

Participants will gain a basic understanding of the hazards associated with the marine environment and their own vessel along with the prevention of shipboard incidents.

Date: March 28 to 31st, 2017
Cost: $610, plus HST
Time: 8:30 to 4:00 pm

     

Contact:

1 College Drive
Parry Sound, Ontario, P2A 0A9
Tel. 705.746.9222 ext. 7351
Fax. 705.746.7347
laura.peddie@canadorecollege.ca