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September

Start Date: September 10, 2019

End Date: December 17, 2019

Module One: Introduction to Commercial Plant Production
Students will learn to identify the key differences in plant characteristics, receive an introduction to treatment techniques and Integrated Pest Management and the fundamentals of how to design and optimize the environment for commercial-scale cannabis production. In addition, students will study irrigation options and techniques; growing mediums and hydroponic systems; crop cycles; drying and storage procedures—all within the scope of Health Canada’s strict regulations.

Module Two: Introduction to Good Production Practices, Quality Assurance, Quality Control and Health Canada’s Regulations
Students will study the foundational topics and concepts in Good Production Practices including sanitation, security, storage, labelling, destruction, Standard Operating Procedure design and implementation, and record keeping. Students will also examine the key concepts in Quality Management Systems, Quality Assurance and Quality Control, an introduction to the history of legal and regulatory changes, and the application process for becoming a micro or standard licensed producer.

Who should attend?

Those who would like to learn more about the Cannabis Industry, working in or operating a Cannabis facility.

What you will Learn

  • Introduction to the Cannabis Plant
  • Facility and Cultivation Design and Cultivation Inputs
  • Pests and Disease
  • Environmental Conditions and Monitoring
  • Good Production Practices and Post Processing
  • Security
  • Quality Assurance, Quality Control & Quality Management System
  • Regulations and Laws

Prerequisite:

None

Your Facilitator:

Mathew Columbro

Duration:

14 Weeks, Online

Location:

Online

Investment:

$ 1499.00 plus HST

Contact

Email Colleen Ringham cringham@loyalistcollege.com or call 613-969-1913 Ext 2497 for questions.

December

Start Date: December 12, 2019

End Date: December 12, 2019

January

Start Date: January 14, 2020

End Date: January 15, 2020

Warehousing operations are often plagued with extended lead times and unbalanced business process connections. This course covers lean principles that can help you reduce waste in your warehousing operations by as much as 25%, manage and reduce the flow of inventory, instill disciplined processes, and effectively use visual management.

Who Should Attend?

Executive through front-line team leaders responsible for working capital improvement, supply chain, logistics, materials, purchasing, production, warehousing, and transportation.

How you’ll Benefit?

• Reduce total cost of ownership
• Reduce inventory levels
• Reduce logistics costs
• Reduce space requirements
• Reduce lead time
• Increase fill rates
• Improve supplier performance and accountability
• Improve customer satisfaction and customer relationships
• Reduce overall organizational and operational waste

Duration:

2 Days

Location:

Loyalist College

Investment:

$1299 per module or $1129 each when booking all 3 at the same time

Contact:

Email Melanie Roy mroy@loyalistcollege.com or call 613-969-1913 Ext 2480 for questions.

Start Date: January 14, 2020

End Date: April 21, 2020

Module One: Introduction to Commercial Plant Production
Students will learn to identify the key differences in plant characteristics, receive an introduction to treatment techniques and Integrated Pest Management and the fundamentals of how to design and optimize the environment for commercial-scale cannabis production. In addition, students will study irrigation options and techniques; growing mediums and hydroponic systems; crop cycles; drying and storage procedures—all within the scope of Health Canada’s strict regulations.

Module Two: Introduction to Good Production Practices, Quality Assurance, Quality Control and Health Canada’s Regulations
Students will study the foundational topics and concepts in Good Production Practices including sanitation, security, storage, labelling, destruction, Standard Operating Procedure design and implementation, and record keeping. Students will also examine the key concepts in Quality Management Systems, Quality Assurance and Quality Control, an introduction to the history of legal and regulatory changes, and the application process for becoming a micro or standard licensed producer.

Who should attend?

Those who would like to learn more about the Cannabis Industry, working in or operating a Cannabis facility.

What you will Learn

  • Introduction to the Cannabis Plant
  • Facility and Cultivation Design and Cultivation Inputs
  • Pests and Disease
  • Environmental Conditions and Monitoring
  • Good Production Practices and Post Processing
  • Security
  • Quality Assurance, Quality Control & Quality Management System
  • Regulations and Laws

Prerequisite:

None

Your Facilitator:

Mathew Columbro

Duration:

14 Weeks, Online

Location:

Online

Investment:

$ 1499.00 plus HST

Contact

Email Colleen Ringham cringham@loyalistcollege.com or call 613-969-1913 Ext 2497 for questions.

Start Date: January 25, 2020

End Date: January 25, 2020

Is your ODP Card valid? You can’t purchase refrigerants without it.

Here’s a one-day course to get you certified!

This Ontario government recognized Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institutes (HRAI) program, provides the student with the Ozone Depletion Prevention Card (ODP). This card is mandatory for all personnel working with ozone depleting substances.

Who should attend?

Anyone refilling, servicing or repairing refrigeration equipment or handling refrigerants Suitable for residential commercial, industrial, domestic, automotive and mobile applications.

What you’ll learn

Based on Environment Canada’s “Code of Practice for Reducing CFC Emissions in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Systems”, the course and the Participants Manual supplied to deal with environmentally correct equipment design and proper handling of CFC/HCFC/HFC’s. It will prepare the participants for complying with provincial regulations covering refrigeration and air conditioning systems. Specific topics covered are CFC’s and the ozone layer; isolation valving; recommended components; leak detection methods; system charging procedures; special maintenance provisions, refrigerant recovery, reuse, recycling, and reclamation equipment.

Seminar Content:
  • CFC’s and the Ozone Layer
  • Global Efforts to Reduce CFC/HCFC/HFC Emissions
  • The Significance of the Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Industry
  • The Code of Practice
  • Minimizing Emissions
  • Recommended Standard Practices
  • Commercial/Industrial Systems
  • Residential Systems
  • Domestic Appliances
  • Mobile Systems
  • Summary of Current Federal Regulations on CFC’s and Halons
  • Recovering, Reusing, Recycling and Reclaiming Techniques
  • Provincial Regulations
  • Supplementary Information for the Recommended Standard

Facilitator: Roy Richard

Prerequisite: None

Duration: 1 Day (9am – 3pm).

Investment: $ 249 plus HST

Contact: Email Melanie Roy mroy@loyalistcollege.com or call 613-969-1913 Ext 2480 for questions.

February

Start Date: February 07, 2020

End Date: February 07, 2020

Start Date: February 11, 2020

End Date: February 11, 2020

Driving is only part of the job. Safety is key!

A one-day course to put you in the driver’s seat.

Ask most aeroplane pilots what their most important function is, and they’ll likely say “safety”. This is no less true for forklift work, where you’ll have to operate swiftly with people moving around, worry about hazardous materials, and stack loads securely. Your Forklift Operator Safety Certificate is valid for a three-year period. If your card has expired, you too will need this training session. This course meets or exceeds all Ontario and CSA regulations and standards

Who Should Attend:

This is a compliant course. Inexperienced forklift drivers, and those with moderate prior experience operating a motorised, counterbalanced forklift.

What You Will Learn:

  • Minimum skill levels for using a motorised counterbalanced forklift in a reasonably challenging work simulation.
  • Practical, hands-on pre-use inspection, safe operating and parking/shut-down procedures. Practice under the helpful eye of the program trainer.

Your knowledge and skill level will be evaluated, and only those able to demonstrate a minimum level of operational competence will receive documentation of successful program completion.

Reach Truck Training may also be included in this training session at no extra charge for corporate clients!
Seminar Content:

  • Applicable regulations
  • Types of forklifts
  • Main parts of a forklift
  • Understanding forklift safety
  • Fuels and batteries

Prerequisite:

Trainees should have a moderate level of experience on the equipment but inexperienced drivers are welcome.

Your Facilitator:

Larry O’Donnell

Duration:

1 day (8:00-3:00 pm)

Locations:

Loyalist College & AllCan Warehouse (Belleville)

Investment: $249 + HST per person.

Requirements: All Participants are required to provide protective safety footwear to attend the warehouse portion of the class.

Contact: Email Melanie Roy mroy@loyalistcollege.com or call 613-969-1913 Ext 2480 for questions.

Start Date: February 26, 2020

End Date: February 26, 2020

Managing individuals experiencing mental distress can be daunting tasks for supervisors. By participating in this session, participants will learn about the difference between mental health and mental illness, as well as the stigma that surrounds mental illness. Managers will become more confident in understanding a variety of mental illnesses, including their common symptoms and presentation. This course works to empower leadership through enhancing their effective communication skills, to support an employee experiencing mental distress.

Who should attend?

Managers, Supervisors, Leads  and Employees

What you’ll learn

Skills Developed in this Course

  • Understanding the difference between sadness and clinical depression
  • Recognizing the difference between healthy andunhealthy stress in another
  • How to provide support to an employee experiencing imminent mental distress
  • Supporting someone that may be experiencing psychosis
  • Simple verbal-escalation strategies for supporting an agitated individual
  • Where/how to direct an employee experiencing thoughts of suicide for help

Facilitator:

Jack Veitch, Manager of Community Engagement and Education with CMHA

Prerequisite

None

Duration

1 Day (9 am – 4 pm)

Investment

$ 269 plus HST (includes parking)

Contact:

Email Melanie Roy mroy@loyalistcollege.com or call 613-969-1913 Ext 2480 for questions.

March

Start Date: March 11, 2020

End Date: March 11, 2020

The Career Centre at Loyalist College will be hosting its Annual Career Fair on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 from 11 am to 2 pm.

Showcase your business or organization by participating in the 2020 Career Fair at Loyalist College. The Career Fair provides a great place for employers to market current and upcoming full-time, part-time or placement opportunities to Loyalist College students, and graduates.

Please register by February 14, 2020. Space is limited to the first 100 registrations received.

REGISTER

Start Date: March 28, 2020

End Date: March 28, 2020

Is your ODP Card valid? You can’t purchase refrigerants without it.

Here’s a one-day course to get you certified!

This Ontario government recognized Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institutes (HRAI) program, provides the student with the Ozone Depletion Prevention Card (ODP). This card is mandatory for all personnel working with ozone depleting substances.

Who should attend?

Anyone refilling, servicing or repairing refrigeration equipment or handling refrigerants Suitable for residential commercial, industrial, domestic, automotive and mobile applications.

What you’ll learn

Based on Environment Canada’s “Code of Practice for Reducing CFC Emissions in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Systems”, the course and the Participants Manual supplied to deal with environmentally correct equipment design and proper handling of CFC/HCFC/HFC’s. It will prepare the participants for complying with provincial regulations covering refrigeration and air conditioning systems. Specific topics covered are CFC’s and the ozone layer; isolation valving; recommended components; leak detection methods; system charging procedures; special maintenance provisions, refrigerant recovery, reuse, recycling, and reclamation equipment.

Seminar Content:
  • CFC’s and the Ozone Layer
  • Global Efforts to Reduce CFC/HCFC/HFC Emissions
  • The Significance of the Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Industry
  • The Code of Practice
  • Minimizing Emissions
  • Recommended Standard Practices
  • Commercial/Industrial Systems
  • Residential Systems
  • Domestic Appliances
  • Mobile Systems
  • Summary of Current Federal Regulations on CFC’s and Halons
  • Recovering, Reusing, Recycling and Reclaiming Techniques
  • Provincial Regulations
  • Supplementary Information for the Recommended Standard

Facilitator: Roy Richard

Prerequisite: None

Duration: 1 Day (9am – 3pm).

Investment: $ 249 plus HST

Contact: Email Melanie Roy mroy@loyalistcollege.com or call 613-969-1913 Ext 2480 for questions.

April

Start Date: April 27, 2020

End Date: April 28, 2020

Transitioning to a high-performance culture.

3 A’s of Leadership – it’s all about your coaching skills.

How does a supervisor or manager lead individuals, teams, and departments towards higher involvement and higher quality? This question is raised by many who realize that theory cannot replace practical skills when it comes to leading people. The focus of this training is to go past theory and into practice. Participants will gain new insights on the use and misuse of authority and discover and apply practical ways to use organizational authority to lead individuals and teams to a new level of contribution.

Who should attend?

  • All managers and promotable high-potential staff.
  • Experienced front line supervisors
  • New managers and front line supervisors
  • Plant & manufacturing managers
  • Team Leaders and Lead Hands
  • Human Resources Managers and in-house trainers
  • LEAN and continuous improvement champions

What you’ll learn

  • About your personal natural approach to supervision
  • About differing types of organizations and challenges posed to supervision
  • Three skill sets that lead individuals and teams to more ownership of their work
  • To read situations and discern behaviours needed to lead individuals and teams to greater ownership of their work
  • To develop consistent coaching skills that apply to everyday work and settings
  • To establish strategies that will lead teams and individuals to greater autonomy

Seminar Content

In this workshop-intensive seminar, which involves Climat-e, electronic simulation, participants will gain new insights into the use and misuse of authority. They will discover and apply practical ways to use organizational authority to lead individuals and teams to a higher level of
contribution. Who is the facilitator?

Benefits to individuals

  • Provides practical coaching skills and improves communication
  • Reduces conflicts and frustration and improves teamwork
  • Increases self-commitment from their people

Benefits to organizations

  • Increases organizational responsiveness to employees
  • Drives fundamental change in a very practical way
  • Maintains adaptability to changing needs

Facilitator:

Gary MacDonald brings 42 years of experience in non-profit leadership and is known for his ability to inspire and motivate clients to achieve excellence in their own work and enhance the performance of their organizations.

Gary is a dynamic facilitator with extensive proficiency developing communication and leadership competency skills with individuals and groups. His clients include leaders in government, business and the non-profit sector. In the fundraising arena, he coaches non-profits and their leadership in achieving higher levels of quality connectedness with their partners (donors), generating real results.

Prerequisite:

None

Duration:

2 Day (9am – 4pm)

Investment:

$ 899 plus HST, includes lunch and parking both days

Contact:

Email Melanie Roy mroy@loyalistcollege.com or call 613-969-1913 Ext 2480 for questions.