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

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.

Date: Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Cost: Free, please register - 705.746.9222
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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

SDVBS Small Domestic Vessel Basic Safety

(Replaces MED-A3) 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.

Date: March 19th, 2018
Cost: $255, plus HST
Time: 8:30 to 5:00 pm

Restricted Operator Certificate - Maritime

The Maritime Radio course teaches emergency radio procedures and everyday operating techniques.

Date: March 21-22, 2018
Cost: $240, plus HST
Time: 5:30 pm - 9:30 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 20-23, 2018
Cost: $625, plus HST
Time: 8:30 am - 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