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.
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, December 11, 2023
Zoom based training
5 Seats Available
Monday, January 15, 2024
Zoom based training
5 Seats Available
Wednesday, February 14, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Monday, February 19, 2024
Zoom based training
8 Seats Available
Wednesday, March 13, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Wednesday, April 17, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Wednesday, May 15, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Monday, June 10, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
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.
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.

Upcoming Course Offerings

Date
Location
Availability
Thursday, December 7, 2023
NORCAT - GTA
4 Seats Available
Tuesday, December 19, 2023
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Thursday, January 11, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
7 Seats Available
Tuesday, January 30, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Thursday, February 15, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
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 - 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, December 14, 2023
NORCAT - GTA
5 Seats Available
Thursday, January 18, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
7 Seats Available
First Aid - Standard First Aid Recertification

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

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.
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.

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.

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, December 21, 2023
Zoom based training
4 Seats Available
Thursday, January 25, 2024
Zoom based training
11 Seats Available
Thursday, February 29, 2024
Zoom based training
11 Seats Available
Lock Out and Tag Out Awareness

This program is an introduction to the practices and procedures of lock out and tag out.
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.
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

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, December 20, 2023
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Thursday, January 11, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Tuesday, January 16, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Thursday, February 8, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Tuesday, February 20, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
10 Seats Available
Thursday, March 7, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
10 Seats Available
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, December 20, 2023
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Thursday, January 11, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Tuesday, January 16, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Thursday, February 8, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Tuesday, February 20, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
10 Seats Available
Thursday, March 7, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
10 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.
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, January 10, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Tuesday, January 23, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
10 Seats Available
Tuesday, February 27, 2024
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
Thursday, January 4, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Monday, February 26, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
8 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.
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
Saturday, December 2, 2023
NORCAT - GTA
1 Seat Available
Wednesday, December 6, 2023
NORCAT - GTA
10 Seats Available
Friday, December 8, 2023
NORCAT - GTA
5 Seats Available
Saturday, December 9, 2023
NORCAT - GTA
7 Seats Available
Wednesday, December 13, 2023
NORCAT - GTA
10 Seats Available
Friday, December 15, 2023
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Saturday, December 16, 2023
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Monday, December 18, 2023
NORCAT - GTA
10 Seats Available
Wednesday, January 3, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Friday, January 5, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Monday, January 8, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Wednesday, January 10, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
11 Seats Available
Friday, January 12, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Saturday, January 13, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Monday, January 15, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Wednesday, January 17, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Friday, January 19, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Monday, January 22, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Wednesday, January 24, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Friday, January 26, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Saturday, January 27, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Monday, January 29, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Wednesday, January 31, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Friday, February 2, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Monday, February 5, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Wednesday, February 7, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Friday, February 9, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Saturday, February 10, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Tuesday, February 13, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Saturday, February 24, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 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
Saturday, December 2, 2023
NORCAT - GTA
3 Seats Available
Wednesday, December 6, 2023
NORCAT - GTA
9 Seats Available
Friday, December 8, 2023
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Saturday, December 9, 2023
NORCAT - GTA
5 Seats Available
Wednesday, December 13, 2023
NORCAT - GTA
10 Seats Available
Friday, December 15, 2023
NORCAT - GTA
9 Seats Available
Saturday, December 16, 2023
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Monday, December 18, 2023
NORCAT - GTA
9 Seats Available
Wednesday, January 3, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Friday, January 5, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Monday, January 8, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Wednesday, January 10, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Friday, January 12, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Saturday, January 13, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Monday, January 15, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Wednesday, January 17, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Friday, January 19, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Monday, January 22, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Wednesday, January 24, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Friday, January 26, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Saturday, January 27, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Monday, January 29, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Wednesday, January 31, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Friday, February 2, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Monday, February 5, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Wednesday, February 7, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Friday, February 9, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Saturday, February 10, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
12 Seats Available
Tuesday, February 13, 2024
NORCAT - GTA
8 Seats Available
Saturday, February 24, 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.