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Interested in completing training in your OWN time?
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!!! IMPORTANT  NOTE !!!

If you can no longer attend a session you signed up for, you MUST email shsm@wcdsb.ca
3 school/business days before the training.

Trip privileges may be suspended if you do not follow this procedure.

Semester 1


Wednesday October 2, 2019
Leadership Skills Training
Training Provider: Common Compass

The focus of this training will be:
– Understanding the role of emotionally intelligent leadership in the workplace and developing skills in how to handle these dilemmas
– Developing communication skills for effective problem solving in workplace culture
– Understanding how inclusion can promote an effective workplace culture
– Understanding and implementing various leadership styles and approaches

Training time is from 9:00am-2:30pm.

Training will take place at St. David CSS

Lunch is provided.
You will earn 2 elective certification(s).

Closed


This is a 2-Day Training!
Tuesday, October 22 and Wednesday October 24, 2019
Standard First Aid & CPR Level C Training
St. John’s Ambulance, Kitchener

Every employer wants to have a safe worker! Take this certification to learn how to assist other’s when in need.
Learn how to perform: adult, child and infant CPR, choking procedures for all ages, how to use barrier devices, AED (Automated External Defibrillation), and more.

Plus, add this training to your resume, as it will help you find a part time job!

Earn up to two SHSM certifications!

You must attend on both days to earn your certifications!

Lunch is provided.
You will earn 2 mandatory certification(s).

Closed


October 30, 2019
Infection Control Training
St. John’s Ambulance, Kitchener

During this 1/2 day morning session with St. John’s Ambulance, you will learn about different types of infections you might be exposed to in the health & wellness field.

In this session you will participate in hands-on activities, learning how to properly take off “contaminated” gloves, face masks and gowns. Plus, understand how to properly wash your hands of viruses and bacteria.

Lunch is provided.
You will earn 1 certification.

Closed


November 14, 2019
Animal First Aid
St. John’s Ambulance, Kitchener

Good first aid knowledge can help to save a pet’s life, reduce the potential for increased injury and promote fast recovery. First aid is not a replacement for going to the vet, but handling emergency situations properly right at the beginning can help you recognize problems early and act on them quickly.

Training time is: 8:30 am – 3:30pm

Lunch is provided.
You will earn 1 elective certification(s).

Closed


November 20 & 21, 2019
Food Handling Certification
Conestoga College, Kitchener

Build your knowledge and improve your safe food handling skills to earn a Region of Waterloo Public Health Safety Food Handlers Wallet Card. A minimum of 70% is required to earn the certificate. Food safety training is recommended for all persons who work in institutions, retail, restaurant or wholesale food services.

Training time is: 9:00 am – 2:00pm

Lunch is provided.
You will earn 1 elective certification(s).

Closed


November 28, 2019
Massage Techniques
Canadian College of Massage & Hydrotherapy, Cambridge

During this 1 day session, you will focus on how to appropriately handle ethical dilemmas, communication skills, and massage techniques in this interactive workshop as you work in the massage lab onsite at the Canadian College of Massage, learning from experienced instructors.

Earn up to two SHSM certifications!

Training time is: 9:30 am – 2:00pm

Lunch is provided.
You will earn 2 elective certification(s).

Online Sign-up Open


Dec 10, 2019
Animal First Aid
St. John’s Ambulance, Kitchener

Good first aid knowledge can help to save a pet’s life, reduce the potential for increased injury and promote fast recovery. First aid is not a replacement for going to the vet, but handling emergency situations properly right at the beginning can help you recognize problems early and act on them quickly.

Training time is: 8:30 am – 3:30pm

Lunch is provided.
You will earn 1 elective certification(s).

Online Sign-up Open

Semester 2

Take training in your OWN time

HOW DOES IT WORK?

!!! SHSM will cover the cost of your CPR Level C & Standard First Aid!!!

*please note that the cost of the blended learning course will not be covered. Please call St. John Ambulance to register for the two-day course to take advantage of this certification free of cost.*

1. Contact St. John’s Ambulance below to set up a WEEKEND training session
(Check out their online schedule HERE and select “Standard First Aid with CPR C + AED”.

2. You must inform St. John’s Ambulance:
– your name & school
– you’re a student of the Specialist High Skills Major program
– you’re a student with the Waterloo Catholic School Board
– you need CPR Level C & Standard First Aid

3. Attend training on the date you selected.

4. Once you complete the training, St. John’s Ambulance will notify SHSM,
and we will add it to your SHSM record.

HOW DOES IT WORK?

1. Select the online training you’d like to complete from the list below:

2. Email SHSM@wcdsb.ca with your:
– Name, school, major and type of training you’d like to take

3. Wait three days for the activation and then complete online training on your own time.

4. Email SHSM@wcdsb.ca to confirm you’ve completed training
(It may take up to two weeks for it to appear on your SHSM record)

ONLINE TRAINING AVAILABLE:

Summer Training

Looking for more training, or have questions?
Contact : SHSM@wcdsb.ca or 519-578-3660 ext. 2549