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  WRDC OTT  
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Orientation to Trades and Technology

 

OUTLINE

Women of all ages are invited to apply.


ACADEMIC:

Introduction to Computers, Math Fundamentals, Introduction to Physics

ESSENTIAL WORK SKILLS:

Occupational Health and Safety, Traffic Control, Workplace Hazardous Management Information Systems (WHMIS), Occupational Fitness, Standard First Aid, CPR, Job Search Techniques and a lot more.

HANDS-ON SKILLS DEVELOPMENT:

Carpentry, Welding, Heavy Equipment Operations, Industrial Electrical, Engineering Tech programs, Machinist, Millwright and Motor Vehicle Repair among others.

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT:

Problem Solving, Goal Setting, Women in Society, Influencing Workplace Culture, Respectful Workplace Training.

EXPLORATION OF THE NATURAL RESOURCE SECTOR:

In this component, the OTT participants look at Environmental considerations and exploration of the natural resources in Newfoundland and Labrador: water, fishery, oil and gas, mining, forestry and agriculture. This is done mostly through site visits.

WORKPLACE EXPERIENCE:

This is 1 week of Job Shadowing. It lets course participants see how these jobs are applied in onsite workplaces.

ELIGIBILITY/ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS:

To be eligible for OTT, women must:

* Demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in trades and technology in the natural resource industry;

* Possess a Newfoundland and Labrador High School Certificate or EQUIVALENT (Grade XI and up);

OR

* Be at least 19 years old (applicant will be considered on an individual basis under the Mature Student Clause of College of the North Atlantic - applicant will need to write CAAT Test)

 

 

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