Training Catalogue

Course
Price (+ HST)
Duration
Modules
Expiry
#600100 - Forestry Pit and Road Construction Equipment Operator Training Program Common Core

Achieve a certificate of completion for the Forestry Pit and Road Construction Equipment Operator Training Program #600100 Common Core. The Common Core modules include:
  • #U6353 : Protect Self and Others
  • #U6354 : Protect the Environment
  • #U6355 : Perform Operational Checks and Safety Procedures

To receive MTCU accreditation to the common core modules, an MTCU Modular Training Application must be submitted to the MTCU by an Employer. The participant then has 1 year from the completion date of this common core to be evaluated by a certified evaluator to one or more of the following specialty modules.


Equipment training and evaluations are provided for the specialty modules listed below upon request:
  • #600101 : FPRCEO Supervisor
  • #600102 : FPRCEO Hydraulic Excavator Operator
  • #600103 : FPRCEO Bulldozer Operator
  • #600104 : FPRCEO Front End Loader Operator
  • #600105 : FPRCEO Haulage Truck Operator
  • #600106 : FPRCEO Grader Operator
  • #600107 : FPRCEO Fuel Truck Operator
  • #600108 : FPRCEO Service Truck Operator

To receive MTCU accreditation to the specialty modules, an MTCU Modular Training Report must be submitted to the MTCU by an Employer. MTCU accreditation to the specialty modules does not expire.

#770010 - Underground Hard Rock Miner Common Core

The Underground Hard Rock Miner program is 5 weeks in duration. This comprehensive training program complies with the standards set out by the Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities (MTCU). In the practical training sessions, all aspects of each module are reviewed and practiced. Every module of the training will be completed to the trainee’s personal satisfaction and to the satisfaction of the instructor to ensure the complete working knowledge and skill required for every module.

Each successful graduate of the program will be registered with the MTCU under Program #770010 Underground Hard Rock Miner.

The following modules are included in the program:

  • Surface/Underground Induction Procedures – STH0135 (U0000)
  • General Work Site Inspections - STH0100 (U0001)
  • Rock Conditions – STH0110 (U0002)
  • Perform General Lock Out and Tag on Prime Movers and Other Related Equipment – STH 0145 (U0012)
  • U/G Hard Rock Mining Specialty Modules – Group 8
  • Rock Drilling Methods – STH 0115 (U0004)
  • Rock Support Methods – STH 0120 (U0005)
  • Rock Blasting Techniques – STH 0105 (U0006)
  • Specialized Mining Equipment – STH 0125 (U0010)
  • Extend Services – STH 0140 (U0011)
  • Practical Training for Hard Rock Miners – MNG 1313

Price including WHMIS - $10,197.44

#770121 - First Line Underground Mine Supervisor – Underground Hard Rock Miner Common Core

The three training elements include computer-based training, classroom instruction, and hands-on task demonstrations.

  • U6100 - Follow Safety Program
  • U6101 - Prepare for Emergencies
  • U6102 - Follow Health and Hygiene Procedures/Guidelines
  • U6103 - Practice Effective Communication
  • U6104 - Manage Work Area Activities
  • U6105 - Manage Employees
  • U6106 - Read and Follow Mine Layouts and Specifications
  • U6107 - Identify Geological Features and Supervise Ground Control Installations
  • U6108 - Assess, Control and Apply Ventilation Systems in Workplaces

Pre-requisites:

To be registered in Program # 770121 you must have:

  • A current, standard level Workplace Safety and Insurance Board of Ontario (WSIB) approved, first aid certificate; and
  • Full Basic Underground Hard Rock Miner Common Core accreditation, Program #770010. Modules U0000 to U0012.
  • Meet OHSA requirements for competent person.

It is the candidate's responsibility to inform the local Apprenticeship Client Services office of a change of name, address or transfer to a new employer and provide documents as required for registration. To be accredited in the Underground Hardrock Mining First Line Production/Development Supervisor Common Core Program, the employee must have demonstrated competency in each of the above 770121 Program Modules. Courses are delivered over a minimum three month period with one week each month for classroom and field instruction. A final complete audit & exam is required after four to six months on the job. All candidates must be employed by a sponsor employer WITH APPROVED MTCU SIGNING AUTHORITY.

Upcoming Course Offerings

Date
Location
Availability
Monday, July 15, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury
1 Seat Available
Monday, July 22, 2024
NORCAT - Timmins
11 Seats Available
Monday, August 5, 2024
NORCAT - Timmins
12 Seats Available
#770141 - Generic First Line Supervisor Common Core

The three training elements include computer-based training, classroom instruction, and hands-on task demonstrations.

  • U6300 - Follow Safety Program
  • U6301 - Prepare for Emergencies
  • U6302 - Follow Health and Hygiene Procedures/Guidelines
  • U6303 - Practice Effective Communication
  • U6304 - Manage Work Area Activities
  • U6305 - Manage Employees
  • U6306 - Assess, Control and Apply Ventilation Systems in the Workplace

Pre-requisites:

  • To be registered in Program # 770141 you must have:
  • A current, standard level WSIB approved first aid certificate.
  • As a minimum, MTCU accreditation in the mandatory modules from the appropriate common core program 770010, 770130, 770150, 770210 or 770225.
  • Meet the requirements for 'competent person' as defined in the OHSA legislation.

It is the candidate's responsibility to inform the local Apprenticeship Client Services office of a change of name, address or transfer to a new employer and provide the required documents for registration. To be accredited in the Generic Supervisor Common Core Program, the employee must have demonstrated competency in each of the above 770141 Program Modules. All candidates must be employed by a sponsor employer WITH APPROVED MTCU SIGNING AUTHORITY.

Upcoming Course Offerings

Date
Location
Availability
Tuesday, June 25, 2024
NORCAT - Thunder Bay
0 Seats Available
Wednesday, June 26, 2024
NORCAT - Timmins
3 Seats Available
Monday, July 15, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury
0 Seats Available
Tuesday, July 30, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
13 Seats Available
Monday, August 5, 2024
NORCAT - Timmins
10 Seats Available
#770210 - Surface Miner Common Core

The 1 day Surface Miner Common Core program consists of 28 modules in total. NORCAT performs the first 3 modules (Section 1) as they are the core minimum modules for entry to a pit, quarry, or excavation site. The 25 specialty modules (Section 2-6) are available upon request.

  • Section 1: Surface Miner Common Core Modules (Mandatory)
    • U5030 - Work Safely in the Job Environment
    • U5031 - Lock Out and Tag Equipment and Energy
    • U5032 - Operate Hand and Power Tools
  • Section 2: Production
  • Section 3: Service Vehicles
  • Section 4: Conveyors, Crushers and Screens
  • Section 5: Auxiliary Equipment
  • Section 6: Drilling and Blasting

Upcoming Course Offerings

Date
Location
Availability
Wednesday, June 19, 2024
NORCAT - Timmins
5 Seats Available
Monday, June 24, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
10 Seats Available
Monday, June 24, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury
0 Seats Available
Thursday, June 27, 2024
NORCAT - Timmins
11 Seats Available
Monday, July 29, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Monday, July 29, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury
7 Seats Available
Monday, August 19, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
#770225 - Basic Underground Hard Rock Mine Service Types Common Core

This program is required to be completed before an employee can perform any underground work. The program consists of four modules:

U0000 - Follow Surface and Underground Induction Procedures

The general performance objectives includes: Follow surface and underground induction procedures, by identifying surface and underground areas; responding to emergencies; applying company policies, union contracts and joint health and safety policy; operating communication systems; identifying on-site explosive types and following related handling procedures; and reviewing multi-channel radio use.

U0001 - Perform General Inspections

The general performance objective includes: Perform general inspections, by wearing, adjusting and maintaining personal protective equipment; erecting safety signs; operating fire extinguishers; maintaining ventilation flow; operating hand and power tools; locking out and/or tagging mobile and fixed equipment; performing emergency evacuation; identifying and reporting water in chutes and hang ups; and practicing good housekeeping.

U0002 - Scale Loose Rock

The general performance objective includes: Scale loose rock, by identifying and responding to loose and abnormal ground conditions; identifying and responding to faulty ground support; identifying and responding to workplace hazards; inspecting and preparing the rock for scaling and scaling rock.

U0012- Perform General Lock Out and Tag on Prime Movers and Other Related Equipment

Upon successful completion of the Service Type Common Core training, plus WHMIS training or proof of WHMIS training, NORCAT will provide the trainee with a NORCAT card plus all documentation of the Service Type common core training. This level of safety training has proven useful to individuals who wish to secure employment with mining service contractors. NORCAT does not register the Service Type Common Core.

#770225 - Basic Underground Hard Rock Miner Service Types Common Core (module U0012 only)

Effective April 2014, Service Type Common Core (#770225) was enhanced with the addition of the U0012 module. This program is intended for those who have previously registered their 770225 training transcripts with the MLITSD and are missing U0012 from their training records.


U0012- Perform General Lock Out and Tag on Prime Movers and Other Related Equipment


Upon successful completion of the Service Type Common Core training, plus WHMIS training or proof of WHMIS training, NORCAT will provide the trainee with a NORCAT card plus all documentation of the Service Type common core training. This level of safety training has proven useful to individuals who wish to secure employment with mining service contractors. NORCAT does not register the Service Type Common Core.


#810050 - Basic Mill Process Operator Common Core

The Basic Mill Process Operator – Mineral Ore Common Core Program #810050 was developed by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities.

It has been developed with cooperative efforts from the MTCU, in consultation with representatives from industry.

The program consists of 4 basic mill common core modules and 10 groups of specialty modules. NORCAT performs the first 4 modules (Section 1) as they are the core minimum modules for entry to a mill:

  • U3430 Follow Mill Induction Procedures
  • U3352 Work Safely in a Mill Environment
  • U3358 Handle Reagents, Chemicals, and Designated Substances
  • U3431 Perform General Lock Out and Tag on Prime Movers and Other Related Equipment

The specialty modules (Section 2) are available upon request.

The program is based on attesting to each trainee demonstrating competency and actually performing the exercises or work described in each module. This training module is intended as a guideline for training, all elements in each performance objective may not apply in all operations.

#810090 - CC for Non-Production Workers - Smelter Op

During this training program, trainees will review how to work safely in a smelter environment including how to identify and deal with hazardous conditions such as hot dust, molten metal, operating equipment, conveyors, and confined spaces. Trainees will also demonstrate competencies including: operate a freight elevator, perform lock and tag on hazardous energy, identify hazards and controls, and practice emergency procedures.

This ministry-mandated common core program is required for non-production smelter workers such as process engineers, technologists, specialists, 2nd line supervisors, yard services, trades persons - including millwrights, electricians, instrumentation technologists, stationary engineers, and more.

Course Modules:

  • U1590: Safety – Protect Self and Others
  • U1591: Work Safely in a Smelter Environment
  • U1596: Deal with Designated and Other Hazardous Substances
  • U1597: Operate Elevators

Please note: This course must be registered with the MLITSD in order for the accreditation to not expire.

Upcoming Course Offerings

Date
Location
Availability
Thursday, June 27, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury
3 Seats Available
Friday, June 28, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury
8 Seats Available
Wednesday, July 3, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury
10 Seats Available
Thursday, July 4, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury
10 Seats Available
Monday, July 15, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury
10 Seats Available
Tuesday, July 16, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury
10 Seats Available
Wednesday, July 24, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury
9 Seats Available
Wednesday, July 31, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury
10 Seats Available
#P850715 - Mechanical Harvesting Equipment Operator Training Program Common Core

Achieve a certificate of completion for the Mechanical Harvesting Equipment Operator Training Program #P850715 Common Core. The Common Core modules include:
  • #U5670.0 : Protect Self and Others
  • #U5671.0 : Protect the Environment
  • #U5672.0 : Perform Operational Checks and Safety Procedures

To receive MTCU accreditation to the common core modules, an MTCU Modular Training Application must be submitted to the MTCU by an Employer. The participant then has 1 year from the completion date of this common core to be evaluated by a certified evaluator to one or more of the following specialty modules.


Equipment training and evaluations are provided for the specialty modules listed below upon request:
  • #750025 : MHEO Supervisor
  • #750035 : MHEO Feller Buncher Operator
  • #750045 : MHEO Cut to Length Operator
  • #750055 : MHEO Grapple Skidder Operator
  • #750065 : MHEO Forwarder or Transporter Operator
  • #750075 : MHEO Delimber Operator
  • #750085 : MHEO Slasher Operator
  • #750095 : MHEO Chipper Operator

To receive MTCU accreditation to the specialty modules, an MTCU Modular Training Report must be submitted to the MTCU by an Employer. MTCU accreditation to the specialty modules does not expire.

Accident and Incident Investigation Awareness

This awareness program covers everything workers need to know to properly investigate accidents and incidents.
Agnico Eagle - Macassa Mine Surface & UG Induction

This program covers the policies, rules and procedures workers must know and follow in order to work on surface and underground at the Agnico Eagle Macassa Mine property.
Agnico Eagle - Macassa Mine Surface Induction

This program covers the policies, rules and procedures workers must know and follow in order to work on surface at the Agnico Eagle Macassa Mine property.
Agnico Eagle - Macassa Mine Visitor Orientation

This program covers the information visitors must be aware of when entering and working on the property.
Agnico Eagle - Macassa Surface and Mill Induction

This program covers the policies, rules and procedures workers must know and follow in order to work on surface and also when working in the mill.
Agnico Eagle Detour Lake Mine Site Orientation

This program covers everything workers need to know about getting to site and working and living on site.
Agnico Eagle DLM Process Plant Safety Orientation

This program provides personnel with the basic information required to work safely and efficiently in the process plant. It also covers cyanide awareness training, lead control and awareness training, and sulfur dioxide awareness training.
Alamos Gold Island Gold Surface Induction

The Induction you are about to complete must be taken by anyone performing work on or about the Island Gold Property. This induction provides participants access to our surface operations. All contractors are expected to complete their company Indoctrination prior to arriving at site.
AODA-Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities

This program explains the purpose and scope of the Act, discusses the responsibilities of people and organizations under the Act, and lists recommended principles and relevant information for communicating and interacting with people with disabilities.
Argonaut Gold Magino Project Worker Orientation

This program covers everything workers must know about and follow to ensure their safety on site.
Asbestos Awareness

This program is intended to increase worker knowledge regarding asbestos and to reduce the hazard of accidental exposure.
Basics of Supervising

NORCAT's Basics of Supervising training program is designed to build strong and competent supervisors.

The Basics of Supervising program is comprised of the following 6 modules:

  • Legislation – Act and Regulations
  • Hazard Management
  • Project Management
  • Incident Investigation
  • Emergency Management
  • Managing Employees & Communication Skills – leadership

After Training: The employer is responsible to continue to educate the worker in company/site-specific processes, procedures, and responsibilities. This program is also available in distance learning format using Zoom (12 hours over 2 sessions). Please call for details.

Discount rates for NORCAT Excellence Members

Upcoming Course Offerings

Date
Location
Availability
Monday, July 15, 2024
Zoom based training
10 Seats Available
Monday, August 12, 2024
Zoom based training
12 Seats Available
CCSIC Training Program

Topics include: Sustainable Forest Management Certification; Qualified Logging Professional; Species-at Risk, Invasive Species, Forecest with Exceptional Conservation Value; Best Management Practices for: Harvest Operations, Access, Reforestation & Aesthetics,Dangerous Goods and Legal Requirements.

CGS EHS Rules - Contractor is Constructor

This program is intended to educate Contractors, Subcontractors and their employees about the City of Greater Sudbury's policies and rules regarding Environmental, Health and Safety, as well as their responsibilities and duties as outlined in the Occupational Health and Safety Act, including the Regulation for Construction Projects.
CGS EHS Rules - Service Contracts or CGS is Constructor

This program is intended to educate Contractors, Subcontractors and their employees about the City of Greater Sudbury's policies and rules regarding Environmental, Health and Safety, as well as their responsibilities and duties as outlined in the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
Chemical Hazards

The Chemical Hazards course will give users an understanding of basic chemical principles and terms, the hazards associated with the various broad classes of compounds, and the dangers of inappropriate storage and mixing of incompatible materials.

Confined Space Entry Ontario

This program covers the theoretical information workers must know when required to work in or around a confined space.
Contract Compliancy Verification

The City of Greater Sudbury has partnered with NORCAT to manage the training records as required by each contract. Contractors submit their training records to the Registration Office at NORCAT, where the records of training are uploaded onto the individual’s NORCAT Safety Wallet Smart Card. The price is $20 per individual per year and includes unlimited record updates within the year at no additional cost.

City of Greater Sudbury personnel will be scanning the NORCAT Safety Wallet Smart Card periodically to ensure compliance with the training outlined in the contract documents.

De Beers Victor Mine Process Plant Orientation

The purpose of this orientation is to provide employees, contractors and visitors with the basic information to work safely and efficiently in the processing plant, while operating in accordance with DeBeers - Victor Mine policies and procedures.

Elevated Work Platform

NORCAT’s Elevated Work Platforms training program is designed to promote the safe use, inspection, operation and an understanding of hazards associated with Elevating Work Platforms or Aerial Platforms. This program covers a variety of equipment including Scissor Lifts (SkyJack, Mobile Elevating Work Platforms), Aerial Lifts (Genie Booms, Telescopic Booms).

This comprehensive program is delivered in two parts to provide the necessary theoretical understanding and practical training to facilitate compliance for workers using aerial lift equipment. Includes assessment of both theoretical knowledge and demonstration of practical skill.

Prerequisites:

Valid Working at Heights Certificate

Modules include:

  • Legislation and regulations
  • Responsibilities (employer/supervisor/operator)
  • Operator's manual and familiarization with your EWP (types and uses)
  • Pre-operational checks, testing controls
  • Workplace inspection, and hazards associated with use
  • Fall protection requirements
  • Rescue plan
  • Refuelling/recharging

Equipment Required:

NORCAT Offices: Safety Footwear, Hard Hat.

On-Site: PPE Per Clients H&S Policies, and EWP to be Certified on.

After Training:

Certification will reflect piece of equipment provided for the training. It’s the Employer’s responsibility to provide additional training for any new piece of equipment the employee is expected to operate.

Upcoming Course Offerings

Date
Location
Availability
Wednesday, June 19, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Wednesday, July 3, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Wednesday, July 17, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
6 Seats Available
Wednesday, August 7, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Wednesday, August 21, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Elevated Work Platform Refresher

NORCAT’s Elevated Work Platforms - Refresher training program is designed for workers who have previous training and experience operating Aerial Lifts.


Prerequisites:

Valid Elevating Work Platform Certificate, Working at Heights Certificate

Modules include:

  • Legislation and regulations
  • Responsibilities (employer/supervisor/operator)
  • Operator's manual and familiarization with your EWP (types and uses)
  • Pre-operational checks, testing controls
  • Workplace inspection, and hazards associated with use
  • Fall protection requirements
  • Rescue plan
  • Refuelling/recharging

Equipment Required:

NORCAT Offices: Safety Footwear, Hard Hat.

On-Site:PPE Per Clients H&S Policies, and EWP to be Certified on.

After Training:

Certification will reflect piece of equipment provided for the training. It’s the Employer’s responsibility to provide additional training for any new piece of equipment the employee is expected to operate.

Excellence in Customer Service

This program covers some important information you should be aware of if you are considering a career in the customer service industry.
Fall Protection Awareness

This program covers the dangers of working at heights, as well as hazard elimination, hazard prevention, fall arrest, and administration of the program.
Fire Extinguisher Awareness

This program covers the selection and use of fire extinguishers, as well as how to safely control and extinguish a fire.
First Aid - First Responder

Comprehensive first aid and CPR skills for professional first responders or those training to become first responders. The course teaches the patient assessment model, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, hemorrhage control, and care for a variety of acute and chronic conditions. Participants will be engaged in dynamic training techniques including video, media presentations, skills demonstrations, practice sessions, discussions and scenarios based on real-life situations.

First Aid – Emergency First Aid

Emergency First Aid is a basic one-day course offering an overview of first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for the workplace or home. Includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines. Meets OHS regulations for Basic First Aid. Exceeds competitors’ standards by including injury prevention content, CPR and AED.

Note: This program is only offered at our Thunder Bay location.

First Aid – Standard First Aid Level A & C (AED/CPR)

Standard First Aid Level A & C (AED/CPR) is a comprehensive two-day course offering first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for those who need training due to work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at home. Includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines. Meets federal and a variety of provincial/territorial regulations for Standard First Aid and CPR. Exceeds competitors’ standards by including injury prevention content, CPR and AED.

Note: Our GTA location offers Standard First Aid Level A & C (AED/CPR) as a blended online and in-person training program, in partnership with Rescue 7.

Upcoming Course Offerings

Date
Location
Availability
Wednesday, June 26, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
5 Seats Available
Monday, July 15, 2024
NORCAT - Thunder Bay
0 Seats Available
Wednesday, July 24, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
5 Seats Available
Wednesday, August 21, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
5 Seats Available
Wednesday, September 18, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
5 Seats Available
Wednesday, September 25, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
5 Seats Available
Wednesday, October 16, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
5 Seats Available
Wednesday, October 23, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
5 Seats Available
Wednesday, November 13, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
5 Seats Available
Wednesday, November 27, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
5 Seats Available
Wednesday, December 11, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
5 Seats Available
First Aid – Standard First Aid Level A & C (AED/CPR) - Part 2 Blended

Standard First Aid Level A & C (AED/CPR) is a comprehensive two-day course offering first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for those who need training due to work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at home. Includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines. Meets federal and a variety of provincial/territorial regulations for Standard First Aid and CPR. Exceeds competitors’ standards by including injury prevention content, CPR and AED.

Note: Our GTA location offers Standard First Aid Level A & C (AED/CPR) as a blended online and in-person training program, in partnership with Rescue 7.

Upcoming Course Offerings

Date
Location
Availability
Thursday, June 27, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
5 Seats Available
Thursday, July 25, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
5 Seats Available
First Aid – Standard First Aid Recertification

Recertification in the skills covered in Standard First Aid Level A & C (AED/CPR).

Upcoming Course Offerings

Date
Location
Availability
Thursday, June 27, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
2 Seats Available
Friday, July 5, 2024
NORCAT - Thunder Bay
8 Seats Available
Fit Test - Eye

Even when using the right safety glasses for the job, eye injuries can still take place if the glasses do not fit properly. The quality and security of the fit is critical to the effectiveness of safety glasses. Choosing safety glasses that are too small or too big can leave gaps, exposing the worker to potential hazards.

NORCAT’s Testing Agents measure the wearer for gaps around the soft tissue surrounding the eyes to help choose the safety glasses that provide the best fit.

Forklift Awareness

This program covers important information workers must know and follow in order to safely operate a forklift.
General Safety Awareness

This program provides general work guidelines all employees should know and follow.
Greater Sudbury Utilities Contractor Orientation

This program covers all the information contractors must know and follow when performing work on any GSU job, project, or job site.
High Pressure Washing

High pressure washing is a powerful and reliable method used for industrial cleaning. If operated properly, high pressure washing systems can be extremely effective in maintaining the efficiency and productivity of process equipment. However, if used improperly, serious injuries to workers and damage to equipment and property can easily occur.

This program has been developed to train workers in the safe operation of high pressure washing equipment.

Modules include:

  • Hazards and First Aid
  • Responsibilities
  • High Pressure Washing Principles
  • Training
  • Equipment and Tools
  • General Safe Work Practices
  • Lancing Techniques

The theory portion of this program is delivered online.

Hoisting, Rigging and Moving - Level 2

Rigging is the job of making the necessary preparations for lifting or moving a load safely. This program will teach the skills required to know the strength and capabilities of many tools, materials and devices that are available for rigging work. In addition, how to properly apply this information and use the tools and the equipment safely.

Knowledge of the equipment and materials with which we work is one of the most important factors in occupational health and safety. Each item has been designed and developed to serve a specific purpose. Recognizing its capabilities and limitations not only improves efficiency but minimizes hazards and helps prevent accidents.

There is only one way to do any rigging job, and that is safely.

Minimum class size of 6 required to run class.

Hoisting, Rigging and Moving - Level 3

Rigging is the job of making the necessary preparations for lifting or moving a load safely. This 3-day, 13-module program will teach the skills required to know the strength and capabilities of many tools, materials and devices that are available for rigging work. In addition, how to properly apply this information and use the tools and the equipment safely.

The day 3 emphasis will be on non-routine lifts up to critical lifts. Trainees will be given different scenarios and follow a process to determine which category the lift falls under and who to get involved in the lift as well as in-depth categorizing and planning of lifts in a formal way.

Knowledge of the equipment and materials with which we work is one of the most important factors in occupational health and safety. Each item has been designed and developed to serve a specific purpose. Recognizing its capabilities and limitations not only improves efficiency but minimizes hazards and helps prevent accidents.

There is only one way to do any rigging job, and that is safely.

Minimum class size of 6 required to run class.


IAMGOLD - Côté Gold - General Site Orientation

This program covers the policies, procedures, and rules you must know and follow, as well as what is expected of you while working at site. Other topics include our work culture and values, fitness for duty, available support resources, and Indigenous Peoples of Canada.
IAMGOLD Côté Gold Light Vehicle Driving Training

The purpose of this presentation is to educate all personnel required to drive on site and interact with heavy equipment about the potential hazards and how to avoid them.
IAMGOLD Côté Gold Reagents, Chemicals & Silica Awareness

This site-specific orientation provides personnel with basic awareness training about reagents, chemicals, and silica.
Industrial Vacuum Equipment

Developed with the industrial vacuuming industry, the Industrial Vacuum Equipment training program is intended to improve the level of safety in the operation of industrial vacuum equipment and to provide a basis for safety and operations training of vacuum equipment operators.

Modules include:

  • Introduction and Accidents
  • Types of Trucks
  • Getting Started
  • Pre-Job
  • Working Safely
  • Job Completion
  • Loading/Off-Loading

The theory portion of this program is delivered online.

Joint Health & Safety Committee Certification pt 1

NORCAT is pleased to offer the MLITSD's CPO-approved JHSC Certification Training Program: Part One. At workplaces where a JHSC is required, at least one JHSC member representing the employer and one member representing workers must be certified by the Chief Prevention Officer. Certified members play an essential role in the Internal Responsibility System (IRS) for the occupational health and safety of Ontario workplaces.

This 3-day training program is generic to all workplaces that require both employer and worker certified members, regardless of workplace sector.

Upcoming Course Offerings

Date
Location
Availability
Monday, June 24, 2024
NORCAT - Timmins
6 Seats Available
Monday, July 8, 2024
NORCAT - Timmins
10 Seats Available
Monday, July 8, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury
5 Seats Available
Monday, August 5, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury
8 Seats Available
Joint Health & Safety Committee Certification pt 2

Finalize your certification process by successfully completing NORCAT’s CPO-Approved Joint Health and Safety Certification Training - Part Two. This 2–day course reviews Part One of the JHSC Certification Training and then applies you knowledge and understanding of the RACE methodology (Recognition, Assessment, Control and Evaluation) to hazards that are relevant to your workplace.


Prerequisite: Part Two must be completed within 12 months of completing Part One.

Upcoming Course Offerings

Date
Location
Availability
Thursday, June 20, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury
0 Seats Available
Wednesday, June 26, 2024
NORCAT - Timmins
8 Seats Available
Wednesday, July 10, 2024
NORCAT - Timmins
10 Seats Available
Thursday, July 25, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury
5 Seats Available
Joint Health & Safety Committee Refresher

Reviewing the integral concepts of occupational health and safety, providing updates regarding legislation, codes, and standards, and sharing best practices and challenges.


Modules

  • Health and Safety in Ontario
  • Roles and responsibilities of workplace parties
  • JHSC roles and responsibilities, best practives, etc.
  • Hazards
  • Workplace investigations
  • Staying current


Upcoming Course Offerings

Date
Location
Availability
Thursday, June 27, 2024
Zoom based training
9 Seats Available
Thursday, July 25, 2024
Zoom based training
11 Seats Available
Thursday, August 29, 2024
Zoom based training
12 Seats Available
Kirkland Lake Power Corp - Site Procedures: Contractor’s Package

This program provides workers with the basic information required to work safely and efficiently. The training program will include information specific to KLPC with respect to safety procedures, company rules and policies, and site requirements. The program will be delivered in an eLearning format. The program must be renewed every 36 months. Please be advised that all new contract employees and service providers working on KLPC property are required to complete this new training program before arriving on KLPC property. Proof of training will be required to gain access to KLPC property.

Lake Shore Gold Delivery/Driver Orientation

This program informs delivery personnel and other vehicle operators entering the Lake Shore Gold property about Lakeshore's policies and procedures.
Lake Shore Gold Surface Induction

This program covers the policies and procedures workers must adhere to when working on surface at any Lake Shore Gold property.
Lake Shore Gold Surface/Underground Orientation

This program covers the policies and procedures workers must adhere to when working on surface or underground at any Lake Shore Gold property.
Lift Truck Practical

NORCAT's Lift Truck Practical provides the practical component of the Lift Truck Awareness program.

Lock Out and Tag Out Awareness

This program is an introduction to the practices and procedures of lock out and tag out.
Magris Talc Safety Indoctrination

This program is intended to educate workers about our policies, procedures, and standards so they have the required knowledge, skills, and training to perform their work safely.
McEwen Mining Delivery/Sales Induction

This program covers everything delivery people and vendors need to know to access the Black Fox Mine.
McEwen Mining General Induction/WHMIS Induction

This program covers everything workers need to know to work on or about the McEwen Black Fox Mine or Mill Sites.
McEwen Mining Mill Induction

This program covers everything workers need to know before performing work in the Mill.
McEwen Mining Pit and Underground Induction

This program covers everything workers must know before accessing the open pit area or the underground environment.
Newmont Borden Surface Induction

This presentation is meant to introduce you to the areas and buildings on the Borden property.
Newmont Borden Underground Induction

This presentation is meant to introduce you to Borden Underground.
Newmont General Site Induction

This is a general orientation and introduction to the Newmont Mining Corporation.
Newmont Hoyle Pond Surface Induction (Porcupine)

This presentation is meant to introduce you to the areas and buildings on the Hoyle Pond property. Your first time on site requires a tour from your Newmont contact person; this will include the Business Development Complex (or BDC).
Newmont Hoyle Pond Underground Induction

This presentation is meant to introduce you to Hoyle Pond Underground. The following content will be familiar to workers with underground experience but will highlight site-specific procedures.
Newmont Mill Induction

This training program provides workers with relevant information required to wortk safely and responsibly while on the Newmont Mill property.
Newmont Porcupine Dome Surface Induction

This presentation is meant to introduce you to the areas and buildings on the Dome property. Your first time on site requires a tour from a qualified person.
Newmont Porcupine Hollinger Open Pit Induction

This presentation is meant to introduce you to the areas and buildings at the Hollinger Open Pit. Your first time on site requires a tour from your Newmont contact person.
NORCAT Underground Centre Visitor Orientation

This training is intended for visitors wishing to access the Underground Centre. Contractors, workers, and employees must complete the surface and/or underground training program.
Off-Road Vehicle Training - Fat Truck Level 1

NORCAT is pleased to offer a comprehensive training course for Fat Trucks Operators. The Fat Truck training teaches operators the capabilities and limitations of the vehicle, how to best operate the vehicle in various conditions, and how to use good judgement in any situation. All while doing so in the safest way possible.

Fat Truck - Level 1 is a 1-day course that covers getting to know your machine, learning the controls and operations of the machine, and getting hands-on operation regarding a variety of riding techniques and strategies.

For more information on equipment purchase rental or lease, please contact Daryl Adams at Ruf Diamond at: 705-280-8285 and for additional questions on training and availability, please contact Dan St. Onge at NORCAT at: 705-521-8324 ext. 301


Off-Road Vehicle Training - Fat Truck Level 2

Fat Truck - Level 2 is a course in addition to the Level 1 training. This additional day of training teaches winching techniques and how to safely enter and exit water.

For more information on equipment purchase rental or lease, please contact Daryl Adams at Ruf Diamond at: 705-280-8285 and for additional questions on training and availability, please contact Dan St. Onge at NORCAT at: 705-521-8324 ext. 301


Office Safety Awareness

Workplace accidents are a common occurrence and almost all can be prevented. NORCAT's Office Safety Awareness course will inform you of safe work practices, teach you how to recognize potentially dangerous situations in the workplace and how to react in a responsible manner.

OHS Construction Leadership for Employers

NORCAT’s OHS Construction Leadership for Employers training program is offered to employers and is customizable to reference employer’s current OHS management system.

The OHS Construction Leadership for Employers training program is comprised of the following 4 modules:

  • Legislation – Act and Regulations, and company’s OHS program
  • Hazard identification
  • Incident Management -Preparing for Emergencies
  • OHS Leadership and Effective Communication

After Training: The employer is responsible to continue to educate the worker in company/site-specific processes, procedures, and responsibilities. This program is also available in distance learning format using Zoom. Please call for details.

Discount rates for NORCAT Excellence Members

Practical - Respirator Fit Test

NORCAT’s half-face mask quantitative fit testing meets CSA Standard Z94.4 and is therefore recognized by Sudbury Integrated Nickel Operations and Vale. NORCAT’s Testing Agents are trained in the regulations pertaining to this program and are competent in selection, use and care of respirators.

The fit test is approximately 10 minutes long and no appointment is necessary. Fit Testing is provided between 8:00am and 3:00pm.

NOTE: Our Thunder Bay location offers qualitative fit testing.

Upcoming Course Offerings

Date
Location
Availability
Tuesday, June 18, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
0 Seats Available
Tuesday, June 18, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Tuesday, June 18, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Tuesday, June 18, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Tuesday, June 18, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Tuesday, June 18, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Wednesday, June 19, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
0 Seats Available
Wednesday, June 19, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Wednesday, June 19, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Wednesday, June 19, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Wednesday, June 19, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Wednesday, June 19, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Thursday, June 20, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Thursday, June 20, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Thursday, June 20, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Thursday, June 20, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Thursday, June 20, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Thursday, June 20, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Friday, June 21, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Friday, June 21, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Friday, June 21, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Friday, June 21, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Friday, June 21, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Friday, June 21, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Monday, June 24, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Monday, June 24, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Monday, June 24, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Monday, June 24, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Monday, June 24, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Monday, June 24, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Tuesday, June 25, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Tuesday, June 25, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Tuesday, June 25, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Tuesday, June 25, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Tuesday, June 25, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Tuesday, June 25, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Wednesday, June 26, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Wednesday, June 26, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Wednesday, June 26, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Wednesday, June 26, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Wednesday, June 26, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Wednesday, June 26, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Thursday, June 27, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Thursday, June 27, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Thursday, June 27, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Thursday, June 27, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Thursday, June 27, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Thursday, June 27, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Friday, June 28, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Friday, June 28, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Friday, June 28, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Friday, June 28, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Friday, June 28, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Friday, June 28, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Tuesday, July 2, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Tuesday, July 2, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Tuesday, July 2, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Tuesday, July 2, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Tuesday, July 2, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Tuesday, July 2, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Wednesday, July 3, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Wednesday, July 3, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Wednesday, July 3, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Wednesday, July 3, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Wednesday, July 3, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Wednesday, July 3, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Thursday, July 4, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Thursday, July 4, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Thursday, July 4, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Thursday, July 4, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Thursday, July 4, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Thursday, July 4, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Friday, July 5, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Friday, July 5, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Friday, July 5, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Friday, July 5, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Friday, July 5, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Friday, July 5, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Monday, July 8, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Monday, July 8, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Monday, July 8, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Monday, July 8, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Monday, July 8, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Monday, July 8, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Tuesday, July 9, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Tuesday, July 9, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Tuesday, July 9, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Tuesday, July 9, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Tuesday, July 9, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Tuesday, July 9, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Wednesday, July 10, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Wednesday, July 10, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Wednesday, July 10, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Wednesday, July 10, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Wednesday, July 10, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Wednesday, July 10, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Thursday, July 11, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Thursday, July 11, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Thursday, July 11, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Thursday, July 11, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Thursday, July 11, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Thursday, July 11, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Friday, July 12, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Friday, July 12, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Friday, July 12, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Friday, July 12, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Friday, July 12, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Friday, July 12, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Friday, July 19, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Friday, July 19, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Friday, July 19, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Friday, July 19, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Friday, July 19, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Friday, July 19, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury - Fit Test
1 Seat Available
Practical - Respirator Fit Test (Full Mask)

NORCAT’s full-face mask quantitative fit testing meets CSA Standard Z94.4 and is therefore recognized by Sudbury Integrated Nickel Operations and Vale. NORCAT’s Testing Agents are trained in the regulations pertaining to this program and are competent in selection, use and care of respirators.

The fit test is approximately 10 minutes long and no appointment is necessary. Fit Testing is provided between 8:00am and 3:00pm.

Propane Construction - Heater & Tiger Torch

Providing the theory and practical training required to safely connect, activate, and disconnect heaters, torches, and propane-powered equipment of less than 400,000 Btu/h, in accordance with Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) requirements.

Upcoming Course Offerings

Date
Location
Availability
Wednesday, July 10, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
15 Seats Available
Thursday, August 15, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Rayonier - Espace clos (sensibilisation)

Ce programme couvre les informations théoriques que les travailleurs doivent connaître et suivre si nécessaire pour entrer et travailler dans un espace confiné. REMARQUE: Une formation pratique spécifique au site est également requise pour tout travailleur entrant dans un espace confiné.


Rayonier - Procédure générale de verrouillage

Ce programme couvre l'identification des sources d'énergie et les procédures pour effectuer en toute sécurité le verrouillage et l'étiquetage.
Rayonier - Sécurité et induction environnementale

Ce programme couvre les politiques, procédures et règles en matière de santé et de sécurité que les travailleurs doivent connaître et respecter.


Rayonier Confined Space Awareness

This program covers the theoretical information workers must know and follow if required to enter and work in a confined space. NOTE: Practical site-specific training is also required for any worker entering a confined space.


Rayonier General Lockout Procedures

This program covers the identification of energy sources and the procedures for safely performing locking and tagging.
Rayonier Safety & Environmental Induction

This program covers the health and safety policies, procedures, and rules workers must be aware of and follow.


Recognizing Someone Under the Influence and What To Do

Recommended for supervisors.

Learn what affects your worker’s attitude and behaviors. Understand the difference between substance abuse and dependency and how to approach a worker you suspect may be under the influence. This program will encourage you to take a look at your enforcement policies, documentation procedures and provide you with tools on how to confront an employee.

Respiratory Protection Awareness

The inhalation of toxic materials is perhaps the greatest risk and greatest concern of any worker. That is why it is essential that a person's respiratory system be protected from these chemicals.

This program discusses:

  • The two main types of respirators.
  • Things to look for when performing an inspection.
  • Fit-testing and fit-checks.
  • Physiological and psychological limitations of wearing a respirator
  • Types of filters and cartridges.
  • Warning properties.
  • Respirator cleaning, disinfection and storage.
Rigging/Hoisting/Towing

This course covers the practices and techniques for safe rigging, hoisting, and towing loads. Pre-lift hazard assessments, safety factors and safe working load limits, types of rigging hitches, crane and hoist signals, how a trailer affects a vehicle’s operation, how to connect a vehicle and trailer, how to load a trailer, are covered and much more.

Safe Work Practices

NORCAT's Safe Work Practices program will inform workers about the proper personal protective equipment required to do a job, the safety guidelines necessary for dealing with specific workplace situations and hazards and how to safely handle, maintain, and operate hand tools.

SIMDUT

Système d'Information sur les Matières Dangereuses Utilisées au Travail Veuillez sélectionner un module pour commencer la formation SIMDUT ou cliquez sur l’un des prétests. Pour réussir un prétest, vous devez obtenir une note de 100 %. Autrement, vous aurez l’obligation de parcourir le contenu du module et réussir le test final.
Sudbury INO General Orientation

This program covers important life-saving behaviours, fatal hazard standards, hazard management, general rules and policies, environmental management, as well as how to access Sudbury INO properties.
Supervisor Health and Safety Awareness in 5 Steps

This program covers health and safety for managers and frontline supervisors. (Meets Ministry requirements)
Suspended Access Equipment Installer

Providing the theory and practical training for the installation and inspection of a suspended work platform system. It is designed to meet the training requirements outlined in the current Construction Projects regulation (O. Reg. 213/91, s. 138.1 (3)).

Trainees will be instructed in the reading and use a roof plan and work plan, assemble a suspended work platform system in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions, and inspect the assembled system.

  • Module 1 – Swing Stage Legislation
  • Module 2 – Swing Stage Fall Hazards and Safety Considerations
  • Module 3 – Using Roof Plans and Work Plans
  • Module 4 – Fixed Supports
  • Module 5 – Work Platform
  • Module 6 – Suspension System
  • Practical Training – Install and Inspect a Suspended Work Platform System


Prerequisite: SAE Users & Working at Heights Training

Upcoming Course Offerings

Date
Location
Availability
Wednesday, August 7, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Suspended Access Equipment User

Providing the theory and practical training for the safe operation of a suspended work platform system. It is designed to meet the training requirements outlined in the current Construction Projects regulation (O. Reg. 213/91, s. 138 (2))

Trainees will be instructed in the requirements for roof plans and work plans, as well as the two separate systems of support when working from a suspended work platform: (1) the fall arrest system and (2) the suspended work platform system. Instruction and direction in the daily inspection and safe use of the fall arrest system and suspended work platform system.

  • Module 1 - Swing Stage Legislation
  • Module 2 – Swing Stage Fall Hazards and Safety Considerations
  • Module 3 – Fall Protection System
  • Module 4 – Suspended Work Platform Systems
  • Module 5 – Roof Plans and Work Plans
  • Module 6 – Safe Set-Up
  • Module 7 – Rescue Planning
  • Module 8 – Safe Operation of a Suspended Work Platform System


Upcoming Course Offerings

Date
Location
Availability
Thursday, June 20, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
10 Seats Available
Tuesday, August 6, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Thunder Bay Pulp & Paper Contractor Orientation

This Safety Orientation Program is mandatory training for all those who will be working at the Thunder Bay Pulp and Paper Mill site.
TMD pour les conducteurs

Ce programme de complète la version en langage clair de la Loi sur le transport des marchandises dangereuses et satisfait aux besoins en formation définis par Transports Canada.
Toxicology

This program gives users an understanding of what constitutes a poison,the ways these substances enter the body and their effects on the body, and how the toxicity of a substance is measured.
Traffic Control and Signalling

NORCAT's Traffic Control Person program outlines signs used in traffic control, directing traffic on different types of roadways and speed conditions, Communication methods during traffic, control, role of the Signaler, Personal Protective Equipment used by traffic control person, excerpts from Occupational Health and Safety Act and Ontario Regulations, and construction projects pertaining to traffic control.

Traffic Control Book 7 Training

NORCAT’s Traffic Control OTM Book 7 (2022 edition) Training is ideal for individuals working in temporary conditions on Ontario roads and highways.

This full-day program prepares workers to understand the Ontario Traffic Manual Book 7 and apply the traffic control layouts to safely manage traffic while performing work in and around Ontario roads and highways.

By taking this program, workers will be able to develop effective traffic control plans to ensure workers and motorists are protected.

This program follows the Ontario Traffic Manual Book 7 2022 edition and covers the following topics:

  • Purpose of Traffic Control
  • Work Zone Components
  • Traffic Control Devices
  • Traffic Control Persons
  • Traffic Control Set-Ups
  • Traffic Control Plans

Upcoming Course Offerings

Date
Location
Availability
Thursday, June 20, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Train the Trainer

The Train the Trainer course is based on 3 days. The first session involves instruction in adult-centered teaching methods and principles of learning. Eighty percent of the course consists of the participants engaging in lesson planning, presentation/classroom delivery, the emphasis being on skills transfer, evaluations and primarily program development. The trainer candidate should also be a person of integrity with leadership qualities in his/her area of expertise but above all they must want to do the job, which is demanding. Trainers must have the ability to transfer skills and knowledge to those in their charge and accept full responsibility for their performance while they are in their charge as legal liabilities.

Upcoming Course Offerings

Date
Location
Availability
Wednesday, June 19, 2024
NORCAT - Thunder Bay
8 Seats Available
Monday, June 24, 2024
NORCAT - Timmins
11 Seats Available
Tuesday, June 25, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury
0 Seats Available
Tuesday, July 30, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury
8 Seats Available
Wednesday, August 7, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Tuesday, August 20, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury
10 Seats Available
Tuesday, September 24, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury
10 Seats Available
Tuesday, October 29, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury
9 Seats Available
Tuesday, November 26, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury
10 Seats Available
Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) - Drivers

This program covers important information all drivers must know in order to safely transport dangerous goods.
Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) for Shippers

This program covers all the information shippers must know for transporting dangerous goods.
Verrouillage Et Étiquetage

Ce programme de formation de NORCAT constitue une introduction aux pratiques et procédures relatives au verrouillage et à l'étiquetage.

Wallbridge Fenelon Project General Orientation

This program covers the policies, procedures, and rules you must know and follow, as well as what is expected of you while working at site. The purpose of this orientation is to ensure your safety, that of your fellow workers, and the environment in which you will be working.
Wallbridge Projet Fénelon Orientation Générale

Ce programme couvre les politiques, procédures et règles que vous devez connaître et suivre, ainsi que ce que l'on attend de vous lorsque vous travaillez sur le site. L'objectif de cette orientation est de garantir votre sécurité, celle de vos collègues et l'environnement dans lequel vous travaillerez.
Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd. General Orientation

This general orientation will educate workers about the rules, regulations, and procedures they must follow while working and residing on Wesdome property.
Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd. Visitor Induction

Anyone accessing Wesdome property as a visitor or vendor must participate in this training.
WHMIS

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System Please select a module to begin your WHMIS training or click one of the Pre-Tests. To pass a Pre-Test, you must get a score of 100%. Otherwise, you will be required to go through the Module content and pass a final test.
Worker Health and Safety Awareness in 4 Steps

The program covers essential information all workers must know and be aware of to ensure their safety in the workplace. (Meets Ministry requirements)
Working at Heights

NORCAT's CPO Approved Working at Heights training program is designed to provide instruction to any worker who is regularly, or on occasion, assigned work that may require working at heights criteria whereby fall arrest protection equipment and safeguards are required to be implemented.


Note: Please be here no later than 8am.

Upcoming Course Offerings

Date
Location
Availability
Wednesday, June 19, 2024
NORCAT - Timmins
0 Seats Available
Thursday, June 20, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury
5 Seats Available
Friday, June 21, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Friday, June 21, 2024
NORCAT - Timmins
8 Seats Available
Friday, June 21, 2024
NORCAT - Timmins
11 Seats Available
Monday, June 24, 2024
NORCAT - Timmins
8 Seats Available
Monday, June 24, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury
8 Seats Available
Tuesday, June 25, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Tuesday, June 25, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury
6 Seats Available
Wednesday, June 26, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury
10 Seats Available
Thursday, June 27, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury
9 Seats Available
Friday, June 28, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Friday, June 28, 2024
NORCAT - Timmins
12 Seats Available
Tuesday, July 2, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury
10 Seats Available
Wednesday, July 3, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury
9 Seats Available
Thursday, July 4, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury
10 Seats Available
Friday, July 5, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Saturday, July 6, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
10 Seats Available
Tuesday, July 9, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Tuesday, July 9, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury
10 Seats Available
Wednesday, July 10, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury
10 Seats Available
Thursday, July 11, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury
10 Seats Available
Friday, July 12, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Tuesday, July 16, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Tuesday, July 16, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Tuesday, July 16, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury
10 Seats Available
Wednesday, July 17, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury
10 Seats Available
Friday, July 19, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Saturday, July 20, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Monday, July 22, 2024
NORCAT - Timmins
12 Seats Available
Tuesday, July 23, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Tuesday, July 23, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury
10 Seats Available
Wednesday, July 24, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury
10 Seats Available
Thursday, July 25, 2024
NORCAT - Timmins
10 Seats Available
Friday, July 26, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Tuesday, July 30, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Tuesday, July 30, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury
10 Seats Available
Wednesday, July 31, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury
10 Seats Available
Wednesday, July 31, 2024
NORCAT - Thunder Bay
0 Seats Available
Friday, August 2, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Tuesday, August 6, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Friday, August 9, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Saturday, August 10, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Tuesday, August 13, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Friday, August 16, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Tuesday, August 20, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Friday, August 23, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Saturday, August 24, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Tuesday, August 27, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Friday, August 30, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Friday, August 30, 2024
NORCAT - Thunder Bay
10 Seats Available
Monday, September 9, 2024
NORCAT - Thunder Bay
10 Seats Available
Working at Heights - Refresher

NORCAT is pleased to offer Working at Heights Refresher training. In order for workers to maintain their validity of training, workers must successfully complete refresher training within 3 years of previous Working at Heights training. This Refresher program will reinforce key learning outcomes for workers and will also keep learners up-to-date on any legislative, regulatory or equipment changes which may impact working at heights in construction.

Upon successful completion, each student will receive a NORCAT Certification Card, registration with the MLITSD and an MLITSD certification card (by mail). Proof of prior CPO-approved Working at Heights certification is an absolute requirement., preferable prior to attendance, or on the day of the course.

Note: Please be here no later than 8am.

Upcoming Course Offerings

Date
Location
Availability
Wednesday, June 19, 2024
NORCAT - Timmins
0 Seats Available
Wednesday, June 19, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury
6 Seats Available
Friday, June 21, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
10 Seats Available
Friday, June 21, 2024
NORCAT - Timmins
4 Seats Available
Tuesday, June 25, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
11 Seats Available
Friday, June 28, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
9 Seats Available
Friday, June 28, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury
5 Seats Available
Tuesday, July 2, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Friday, July 5, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Friday, July 5, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury
10 Seats Available
Saturday, July 6, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Monday, July 8, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury
10 Seats Available
Tuesday, July 9, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
11 Seats Available
Friday, July 12, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Friday, July 12, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury
10 Seats Available
Monday, July 15, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury
10 Seats Available
Friday, July 19, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Saturday, July 20, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Monday, July 22, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury
10 Seats Available
Tuesday, July 23, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Thursday, July 25, 2024
NORCAT - Sudbury
10 Seats Available
Friday, July 26, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Tuesday, July 30, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Friday, August 2, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Tuesday, August 6, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
11 Seats Available
Friday, August 9, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Saturday, August 10, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Tuesday, August 13, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
11 Seats Available
Friday, August 16, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Tuesday, August 20, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Friday, August 23, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Saturday, August 24, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Tuesday, August 27, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Friday, August 30, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Workplace Violence and Harassment

This program explains workplace violence, harassment, and sexual harassment as defined under the OHSA and discusses the responsibilities and rights under the Act.
YES - Office Safety Awareness

Workplace accidents are a common occurrence and almost all can be prevented. NORCAT's Office Safety Awareness course will inform you of safe work practices, teach you how to recognize potentially dangerous situations in the workplace and how to react in a responsible manner .

YES - Outdoor Environmental Safety Awareness

The Outdoor Safety Awareness program is aimed at young workers who will primarily be performing manual labour or outdoor work. The program highlights rules of conduct, personal protective equipment, personal hygiene, and safe work practices.

Young workers are also introduced to the safe practices for lifting heavy objects, painting and staining, grooming landscapes, operating power tools, using gas-powered equipment, working with ladders, confined space awareness, handling hazardous materials, and fueling machinery.