This fall, Winnipeg’s Red River College will introduce an updated architectural technology diploma program, designed to prepare students for careers in the fields of architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC). It replaces the building design technology program currently offered at the college.
The CSC Ottawa Chapter is offering the Specifier (SP) course from January 13 to March 3. Classes will be held over seven Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 17 Fitzgerald Road, Suite 200, in Nepean. The curriculum is a comprehensive overview of the construction specification profession.
On January 8, the Edmonton Chapter of CSC will begin its Specifier (SP) and Technical Representative (TR) courses. Running from 6 to 9 p.m., the 15-week Specifier course will be held at Stantec and the 11-week TR program will be at Stoncor Group. The Chapter is also hosting a curling social. On January 18, it is hosting the 2018 CSC YEG Curling Funspiel at the Shamrock Curling Club. The event, which includes dinner, runs from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m.
The Alberta government has announced it will add another $1.9 million of funding to the Alberta Indigenous Construction Career Centres located at Edmonton’s NorQuest College and Calgary’s Bow Valley College.