Ice Maintenance and Equipment Operations
Monday, September 9 to Thursday, September 12, 2019
8:30am to 4:30pm
Thornhill Community Centre (B1 & B2 Basement - Main Building), 7755 Bayview Ave, Thornhill, ON L3T 4P1 - Google Map
Prerequisites: Participants should have completed a) Basic Arena Refrigeration or the Advanced Refrigeration Facility Operator course; b) and the Ice Making and Painting Technologies course; and c) have two years of practical artificial ice knowledge with some ice resurfacer operational experience or a Safe Ice Resurfacer Operator permit.
Workplace-Specific Training: Please note this course does not provide participants with hands-on training in driving an ice resurfacer. A reminder is given to facility supervisory staff that to complete the educational process successful participants must return to work and be provided with specific workplace-specific training.
Personal Protective Equipment Required: Participants attending this course are required to supply and wear their own CSA-approved head protection, layered clothing, and appropriate footwear suitable for an ice arena environment. No exceptions.
Instructor: Graham Nesbitt, CRFP, CIT, CARPT, Coordinator, Training and Development, Ontario Recreation Facilities Association Inc.
This course is worth 28 professional development credits towards recertification of any ORFA professional designation