Recreation Manitoba is pleased to offer the Refrigeration Operator for Recreation Facilities course (formerly known as Arena /Curling Rink Operator Course) ONLINE this year. This course helps prepare students to successfully pass the Province of Manitoba Power Engineer Refrigeration Class exam.
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Students will receive 900 credit hours towards the required 1,800 hours to write the provincial exam, when they pass both Levels I & II course assessments.
In addition to the PanGlobal textbooks, the following items will be referenced throughout the course:
Organizations are encouraged to purchase a set of books for their facility as they will be a good resource to have on hand and will be able to be used by other staff preparing to write the provincial exam.
Limited number of textbooks are available to rent for the duration of the course from Recreation Manitoba. These are available on a first come basis. The cost to rent from Recreation Manitoba is $50 for a complete package. Pan Global also provides ebooks for rent.
Course manuals will be provided to each participant and are yours to keep.
Course manuals and textbooks (if rented) are available for pickup free or shipping (at additional charge)
Marc Halford, David Jordan, Justin Gevoga
Registration provides attendee the opportunity to take part in virtual sessions on Zoom offered on Thursday, March 3rd from 9:00am to 1:30pm and on Wednesday, March 9th from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.
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Member early bird, until January 15 and regular rate, after January 15
Non-Member early bird, until January 15 and regular rate, after January 15
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Recreation Manitoba reserves the right to alter the schedule, speakers at anytime. Conference schedule may be altered due to COVID.
Cancellations less a $35 admin fee will be allowed up until four weeks prior to the course. After four weeks no refund will be given however registration maybe transferred to another individual.
Full Conference registration provides attendees access to
Thursday, March 3rd Virtual Sessions
Wednesday, March 9th, Thursday, March 10th, Friday, March 11th in person conference
Member early bird, until January 15th, and regular rate, January 16th on
Non member early bird, until January 15th, and regular rate, January 16th on
PUBLIC HEALTH ORDERS
In person attendees are required to meet and follow all public health orders. These orders may change as conditions change. As of December 14th, 2021 all attendees will be required to wear masks and provide proof of full vaccination.
CHANGES TO PROGRAM
2022 Conference WEDNESDAY registration provides attendees access to
Wednesday, March 9th, in person conference
2022 Conference THURSDAY registration provides attendees access to
Thursday, March 10th in person conference
2022 Conference Keynote: Fotini Iconomopoulos registration provides attendees access to
Thursday, March 10th keynote presentation
FRIDAY Conference registration provides attendees access to
Friday, March 11th in person conference
PARKS, TRAILS and GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE registration provides attendees access to
Thursday, March 3rd AFTERNOON Virtual Sessions
This 3-day certificate course will provide a comprehensive and rigorous in-class experience of those involved in aquatic facility operations.
Areas Covered by the Course
Instructor: Dan Repeta
This is currently scheduled to be an in person class. Public health orders and facility rules may impact class size and other conditions. This may include masks and proof of vaccination. Please email email@example.com if you have any questions or concerns.
This course helps prepare students to successfully pass the Province of Manitoba Power Engineer Refrigeration Class exam.The course follows the SOPEEC (The Standardization of Power Engineer Examinations Committee) Syllabus, which includes chapters on welding, air conditioning and electricity have been added. The course syllabus provides more detail on the new course material.
View course outline.
Organizations are encouraged to purchase a set of books for their facility as they will be a good resource to have on hand and will be able to be used by other staff preparing to write the provincial exam. E-Textbooks are available to rent from PanGlobal.
Limited number of textbooks are also available to rent for the duration of the course from Recreation Manitoba.
Specific Course info
Course to be held in person at the Sport for Life Building located at 145 Pacific Avenue in Winnipeg. Participants must have access to a vehicle as a visit to an arena is part of the course.
Course is slated to be in person. Should a shift to virtual be required the first three days will be held October 3, 4, and 5, 2022 virtually with the in person portion taking place October 13 and 14, 2022
Participants are given the option to write the provincial exam as part of the course. If you are writing the provincial refrigeration exam, upon registering for Level 2 with Recreation Manitoba, the following two documents must be completed and sent to back to the Recreation Manitoba Office (firstname.lastname@example.org) before September 1 in order to be eligible to write the refrigeration exam as.
Application for Power Engineering Examination
Employer Verification of Experience
Marc Halford, David Jordan and Justin Gevoga
Cancellations less a $35 admin fee will be allowed up until four weeks prior to the course. After four weeks no refund will be given however a credit to a future course maybe considered on a case by case basis.
The Arena Ice Maintenance course is an excellent educational opportunity to both new and existing personnel that are responsible for the daily ice maintenance of an arena facility. Course will include classroom and on ice sessions.
Gary Vansickle - I.C.E Marketing
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