SCET News

2015 Construction Code Update Seminar – SAVE THE DATE

January 5, 2017 • Written by

2015 Construction Code Update Seminar 

NBC / NPC/ NFC/ NECB

SAVE THE DATE

March 8, 2017, 7:30 am to 4:00 pm

CanadInns Polo Park

1405 St. Matthews Ave, Winnipeg

Technology Solutions for the Workplace is pleased to be hosting a one day face – to – face 2015 Code update session presented by staff from Codes Canada. Session cost will be available shortly!  To register click here. Seats are limited.

Tentative Schedule – March 8, 2017

Time Topic
7:30-8:00 Registration and Introductions
8:00-8:20 Introduction – 2020 Highlights in Code Development
8:20-9:00 Part 9 – Stairs, Ramps, Handrails and Guards and Part 9 – Structure and Building Envelope
9:00-9:25 NBC/NFC – Combustible Construction
9:25-9:55 Part 3/9 – Fire Protection and Part 3 Fire Protection
9:55-10:15 Break – Coffee and snacks provided
10:15-10:55 NECB – Update 2015
10:55-11:30 Part 3 – Accessibility and Security Systems and Part 3 – Stairs, Ramps, Handrails and Guards
11:30-11:50 NPC – Stainless Steel and Water-Use Efficiency
11:50-13:00 Lunch – Provided
13:00-13:25 Part 6 – HVAC
13:25-14:00 Part 4 – Earthquake Design
14:00-14:30 NFC – Hazardous Materials and Activities
14:30-14:45 Break – Coffee and snacks provided
14:45-15:15 Part 4 – Structural Design
15:15-15:35 Part 5/9 – EIFS, Roofing and Airborne Sound Transmission
15:35-15:50 Part 5 – Curtain Walls and Wind Uplift
15:50-16:00 Questions and Session Concludes

2015 Construction Code Update Seminar – SAVE THE DATE

November 29, 2016 • Written by

2015 Construction Code Update Seminar 

NBC / NPC/ NFC/ NECB

 

SAVE THE DATE

March 8, 2017, 7:30 am to 4:00 pm

CanadInns Polo Park

1405 St. Matthews Ave, Winnipeg

Technology Solutions for the Workplace is pleased to be hosting a one day face – to – face 2015 Code update session presented by staff from Codes Canada. Session cost will be available shortly!  To register click here. Seats are limited.

Tentative Schedule – March 8, 2017

Time Topic

 

7:30-8:00 Registration and Introductions
8:00-8:20 Introduction – 2020 Highlights in Code Development
8:20-9:00 Part 9 – Stairs, Ramps, Handrails and Guards and Part 9 – Structure and Building Envelope
9:00-9:25 NBC/NFC – Combustible Construction
9:25-9:55 Part 3/9 – Fire Protection and Part 3 Fire Protection
9:55-10:15 Break – Coffee and snacks provided
10:15-10:55 NECB – Update 2015
10:55-11:30 Part 3 – Accessibility and Security Systems and Part 3 – Stairs, Ramps, Handrails and Guards
11:30-11:50 NPC – Stainless Steel and Water-Use Efficiency
11:50-13:00 Lunch – Provided
13:00-13:25 Part 6 – HVAC
13:25-14:00 Part 4 – Earthquake Design
14:00-14:30 NFC – Hazardous Materials and Activities
14:30-14:45 Break – Coffee and snacks provided
14:45-15:15 Part 4 – Structural Design
15:15-15:35 Part 5/9 – EIFS, Roofing and Airborne Sound Transmission
15:35-15:50 Part 5 – Curtain Walls and Wind Uplift
15:50-16:00 Questions and Session Concludes

Young Leaders Mentorship Program – Mentors Needed

October 27, 2016 • Written by

CTTAM’s Young Leaders Committee has developed a mentorship program. This program will help facilitate the progression from post-secondary education into the engineering technology industry by mentoring students and new graduates in career development and opportunities available post-graduation.

For more information regarding the mentorship program, please click here. If you are interested in becoming a Mentor for the upcoming term (December 2016 to April 2017), click here for the Mentor application. Please note that the deadline for applications is Wednesday, November 16, 2016.

This is a great opportunity to help CTTAM’s young professionals.

Mentor applicants must meet the following requirements for consideration:
• Must be a certified member in good standing with CTTAM (C.E.T., A.Sc.T., or C.Tech.)
• Must have a minimum of four (4) years of experience in the engineering technology industry
The role and responsibilities of a Mentor includes, but are not limited to:
1. Willingly and openly communicate and provide honest and constructive feedback to their Mentee(s) and to CTTAM Mentorship Program organizers
2. Encourage and guide their Mentee(s) to recognize, develop, and achieve their career goals
3. Advise their Mentee(s) regarding career paths and technical development opportunities within the engineering technology industry.
The success of the Mentorship Program is contingent on active involvement, and we hope that you consider participating.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at YLC@cttam.com.
Regards,
Michael Turko, C.E.T. & Michelle Amigo, C.E.T.
Young Leaders Committee

2016 Technology Alumni Reception

September 30, 2016 • Written by

2016 Technology Alumni Reception

Red River College is hosting a series of receptions this fall to give alumni the opportunity to re-connect and re-engage with one another.

First up is a reception for RRC Technology Program Graduates.

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For one night only, we are transforming the Voyageur into a fun and funky retro gaming lounge, showcasing hoe far technology has come over the decades. Graduates can mix and mingle with alumni from industry , enjoy a complimentary beverage , and snack on a few delicious appetizers. The space will feature retro video games and exhibits like RRC’s robot Baxter, the solar car, and instructors’ vintage calculator collections.

This is a free event for the alumni, including RRC staff who have graduated from a technology program. You may also bring a guest, free of charge, but registration is required for all attendees. We encourage you to share this invitation with other alumni, including colleagues and graduates that you keep in touch with.

Event Details:
5:00 to 7:00 PM
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Voyageur | Notre Dame Campus | 2055 Notre Dame Ave.
RSVP Deadline: October 5, 2016
Each guest will receive one complimentary drink ticket | Cash bar to follow

To register, please click here.

 

SCET Dean Welcomes 2016-2017 Students

September 15, 2016 • Written by

Welcome Students!

On behalf of Red River College I am so pleased to welcome you to the School of Construction and Engineering Technologies.

Nancy Wheatley Dean, SCET

Nancy Wheatley
Dean, SCET

The past weeks, the halls have been full with students starting their programs whether they be an 8-week apprenticeship level, a one-year certificate program, a two or three-year diploma program or a full 4-year degree program. It is an exciting and sometimes a little overwhelming time for some students and the more informed you are the better prepared you will be to make the most of your time at a post-secondary institution.

We are glad you have chosen to become involved in the field of Construction and Engineering Technologies as it has an unbelievable number of great opportunities available. You will find that learning never really ends and the programs and courses you take are all stepping stones to your continued success.

I know staff and instructors put together very informative orientation days for you to get you started on the right path towards success in your program. So please enjoy, don’t hesitate to ask questions and remember to take advantage of all the opportunities that exist for you at the college whether it be academic support, career counseling, student association, library resources etc. to help you be successful and to thoroughly enjoy your time here.

My office is in A building A134C and I welcome your questions or comments about the programs here at the college.

E-mail: nwheatley@rrc.ca

SCET Departments

Dean’s Office

Nancy Wheatley, B.A.Sc. Eng., M.A.Ed
Dean, School of Construction and Engineering Technologies

Civil Engineering Technology Department

Shari Bielert, M.Ed., B.E.S.(Arch), C.E.T.
Chair, Civil Engineering Technology

Programs:
Applied Environmental Technology
Civil Engineering Technology
Construction Management Degree
Geographic Information Systems Technology
Greenspace Horticulture-Diploma
Greenspace Horticulture-Certificate
Technology Solutions
Water and Wastewater

Electrical Engineering Technology Department

Joe Carey, B.Sc. E.E., P. Eng.
Chair, Electrical Engineering Technology

Programs:
Electrical Engineering Technology
Electronic Engineering Technology
Instrumentation Engineering Technology
Introduction to Electrical Engineering Technology

Construction Trades Department

Michael Watson, B.Sc., M.Ed., CAE, Red Seal 
Chair, Construction Trades

Pre-Employment Programs:
Cabinetry and Woodworking Certificate
Cabinetry and Woodworking Technology
Carpentry
Plumbing
Plumbing Cross Connection Control
Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Technician

Apprenticeship MB Programs:
Bricklayer
Cabinetmaker
Carpenter
Construction Craft Worker
Insulator (Heat and Frost)
Landscape Horticulturist
Lather (Interior Systems Mechanic)
Painter Decorator
Plumber
Roofer
Sheet Metal Worker
Gasfitter (Commercial)
Sprinkler System Installer
Steamfitter-Pipefitter

Electrical, Math and Science Department

Derek Ryan Kochenash, Red Seal Journeyman, M.Ed.
Chair, Electrical Math and Science

Pre-Employment Program:
Electrical

Apprenticeship MB Programs:
Construction Electrician
Power Electrician

Research Chair

Shokry Rashwan, Ph. D., P. Eng.
Paul Charette – Manitoba Applied Research Chair in Sustainable  Construction

Building Envelope Technology Access Centre

Rob Spewak, M.Sc., E.I.T.
Technology Centre Manager

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