Do it Yourself

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Grab your hammer and saw! It's time to learn the tricks your father never taught you!


SMALL ENGINE REPAIR - LEVEL I - CANCELLED

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Instructor: Louis Riel School Division Instructor

This course is designed for the individual who wants to know the how's and why's of the operation of a lawnmower, chain saw, outboard engine, snowmobile or any other machine run by a small engine. Items covered in the course include: two-cycle and four-cycle operating principles, fuel systems, internal parts, ignition systems, lubrication, and complete engine tune-ups. Students are encouraged to bring and service their own small engines to service them and will need to bring some basic tools. A supply list will be e-mailed prior to class.

Requirements

PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF START DATE.

Please Note:

No class April 29.


WELDING & MACHINING COMBO - CANCELLED

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Instructors: Toby Punton, Drew Tapley

This 40-hour hands-on combined welding and machining course is designed to expose all level of students to the introductory skills of welding and machining metal. All students will receive welding and machining training along with the option to combine those skill sets. At the end of this course students will be able to perform various metal manufacturing techniques including welding using Oxy Acetylene, M.I.G., and A.R.C. welding processes with the ability to use various hand tools, safely operate a Mill, Lathe, Drill press, Pedestal Grinder and CNC Mill in the machining portion. Students are encouraged to bring their own welding gloves and welding helmet although they will be supplied if required.

Requirements

Lab fee of $120 payable to instructors on the first night.


WELDING THURSDAYS DY2 - CANCELLED

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Instructors: Toby Punton, Garrett Beauchamp

This 20-hour hands-on welding course is designed to expose students to the introductory principles of welding mild steel in the flat position. All students will be exposed to welding using Oxy Acetylene, M.I.G and A.R.C welding processes. Students will be encouraged participate in completing a hands-on project of their choice using the skills learned in class or continue to build on their skill set. Students are encouraged to bring their own welding gloves and welding helmet although they will be supplied if required.

Requirements

Lab fee $80 payable to the instructor at the first class.

Please Note:

PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF START DATE.


WELDING THURSDAYS DY3 - CANCELLED

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Instructors: Toby Punton, Garrett Beauchamp

This 20-hour hands-on welding course is designed to expose students to the introductory principles of welding mild steel in the flat position. All students will be exposed to welding using Oxy Acetylene, M.I.G and A.R.C welding processes. Students will be encouraged participate in completing a hands-on project of their choice using the skills learned in class or continue to build on their skill set. Students are encouraged to bring their own welding gloves and welding helmet although they will be supplied if required.

Requirements

Lab fee $80 payable to the instructor at the first class.

Please Note:

PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF START DATE.


RESIDENTIAL ELECTRICAL - CANCELLED

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Instructor: Daniel Michaud

This 50-hour course will introduce all the concepts of residential/house wiring from basic lighting and receptacles to wiring complete electrical panels. Students will get familiar with the Canadian Electrical Code while learning all the proper wiring methods and techniques to install and trouble shoot basic and intermediate residential electrical scenarios. Some of these concepts include electrical safety concerns, electrical circuitry, wiring standard electrical outlets, 20-amp t-slot receptacles, GFCI and AFCI requirements, smoke detectors, range and dryer receptacle requirements, main distribution panels and breakers. Strong emphasis is on proper procedures for allowing homeowners to wire devices in their own homes, including all insurance liabilities and safety concerns. Please note: Participants will pay $80 lab fee for supplies to the instructor on the first night. This is not a certificate course; this course is for homeowners who want to do wiring in their homes.

Please Note:

Participants will pay $80 lab fee for supplies to the instructor on the first night. No class April 1.


SMALL ENGINE REPAIR - LEVEL II - CANCELLED

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Instructor: Louis Riel School Division Instructor

This course is for those who want to grasp more diagnostic skills of the electrical and carburettor systems in a small engine operation. The course builds on skills learned in the Small Engines Level One course. Items covered in the course will be carburettors, ignition and electrical systems. Please bring small engines not running to first day of class, and some basic tools. A supply list will be e-mailed prior to class.

Requirements

Small Engine Repair Level I


ADVANCED WOODWORKING - CANCELLED

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Instructor: Louis Riel School Division Instructor

Gain more experience and improve your woodworking skills in this advanced class. You will have access to woodworking equipment from wooden lathes to table saws and much more. Expertise will be provided concerning safety, wood joinery, fasteners, and finishing. Project choice and materials will be the responsibility of the participants. Projects like cabinets, chests, tables, bowls, and solid bodied guitars can be built.

Requirements

Participants should have completed a previous Woodworking course.