Training Catalogue

Course
Price (+ HST)
Duration
Modules
Expiry
Accident and Incident Investigation Awareness

This awareness program covers everything workers need to know to properly investigate accidents and incidents.
AODA - Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities

NORCAT's Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act 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.

Asbestos Awareness

The Asbestos Awareness course is intended for anyone who may come across asbestos in their normal line of work, or anyone who works in a facility where asbestos may be present. It is intended to increase worker knowledge regarding asbestos, and to reduce the hazard of accidental exposure.

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 Awareness

This program covers the general information workers must know to work near or in a confined space. NOTE: It is an awareness program only.
Construction Supervisor

Managing and leading is hard. NORCAT's Construction Supervisor training program is designed to build strong and competent supervisors that will lead by example, drive regulatory compliance, enhance productivity, and create a healthy and safe work environment - all day, every day.

The Construction Supervisor program is comprised of the following 6 modules:

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

This program is also available in a distance learning format every Monday and Friday morning using Zoom (12 hours over 3 sessions). Please call for details.

Discount rates for NORCAT Excellence Members.

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, or Fall-Arrest Certificate depending on field/job requirements

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.

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, or Fall-Arrest Certificate depending on field/job requirements

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
Thursday, October 14, 2021
NORCAT - GTA
6 Seats Available
Friday, October 15, 2021
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Elevated Work Platform Training - SkyJack SJIII 3219

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, or Fall-Arrest Certificate depending on field/job requirements

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.

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.
General Safety Awareness

This program provides general work guidelines all employees should know and follow.
Joint Health & Safety Committee Certification pt 1

NORCAT is pleased to offer the MOL-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.

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
Monday, September 27, 2021
NORCAT - GTA
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
Friday, September 24, 2021
NORCAT - GTA
7 Seats Available
Lift Truck Awareness

NORCAT's Lift Truck Awareness training program provides the theory a lift truck operator requires prior to practical training.

Lift Truck Operator Trainer - Hyster H65XM

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

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.
Occupational Health and Safety for Supervisors

The Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act is designated to protect workers against health and safety hazards on the job by spelling out the rights and responsibilities of the various parties.

Occupational Health and Safety for Workers

The program covers essential information all workers must know and be aware of to ensure their safety in the workplace.
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

OHS Construction Leadership for Supervisors

NORCAT's OHS Construction Leadership for Supervisors training program is designed to build strong and competent supervisors.

The OHS Construction Leadership 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

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
Friday, October 1, 2021
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Thursday, October 7, 2021
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
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.
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
Thursday, September 30, 2021
NORCAT - GTA
8 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
Wednesday, September 29, 2021
NORCAT - GTA
7 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.

Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) for Driver

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.
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.
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
Thursday, September 23, 2021
NORCAT - GTA
4 Seats Available
Friday, September 24, 2021
NORCAT - GTA
7 Seats Available
Saturday, September 25, 2021
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Monday, September 27, 2021
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Thursday, September 30, 2021
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Friday, October 1, 2021
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Monday, October 4, 2021
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Friday, October 8, 2021
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Thursday, October 14, 2021
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Friday, October 15, 2021
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Monday, October 18, 2021
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Thursday, October 28, 2021
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Friday, October 29, 2021
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Monday, November 1, 2021
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Thursday, November 11, 2021
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Friday, November 12, 2021
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Monday, November 15, 2021
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Thursday, November 25, 2021
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Friday, November 26, 2021
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Monday, November 29, 2021
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Thursday, December 9, 2021
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Friday, December 10, 2021
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Monday, December 13, 2021
NORCAT - GTA
8 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 MOL and an MOL certification card (by mail) Proof of prior, Ministry certified Working at Heights certification is an absolute requirement, preferably prior to attendance, or on day of course.

Note: Please be here no later than 8am.

Upcoming Course Offerings

Date
Location
Availability
Thursday, September 23, 2021
NORCAT - GTA
6 Seats Available
Friday, September 24, 2021
NORCAT - GTA
7 Seats Available
Saturday, September 25, 2021
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Monday, September 27, 2021
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Thursday, September 30, 2021
NORCAT - GTA
5 Seats Available
Friday, October 1, 2021
NORCAT - GTA
5 Seats Available
Monday, October 4, 2021
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Wednesday, October 13, 2021
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Thursday, October 14, 2021
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Friday, October 15, 2021
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Monday, October 18, 2021
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Thursday, October 28, 2021
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Friday, October 29, 2021
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Monday, November 1, 2021
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Thursday, November 11, 2021
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Friday, November 12, 2021
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Monday, November 15, 2021
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Thursday, November 25, 2021
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Friday, November 26, 2021
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Monday, November 29, 2021
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Thursday, December 9, 2021
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Friday, December 10, 2021
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Monday, December 13, 2021
NORCAT - GTA
8 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.