September 15, 2016 - Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) and Siemens Canada are joining forces to address the technical skills gap in Canada and accelerate the “implementation of Industry 4.0 advanced manufacturing concepts”. Beginning in early-to-mid 2017, KPU will offer students the Siemens Mechatronics Systems certification program in association with the Siemens Canada Engineering and Technology Academy (SCETA)—established in 2014 and based out of Siemens Canada’s head office in Oakville, Ont.
September 7, 2016 - The Lighting Controls Association (LCA) has published three new courses for its Education Express program. These include EE107: Lighting Controls for Existing Buildings, EE302: Centralized Intelligent Lighting Control, and an updated version of EE300: Lighting Control of LEDs.
September 6, 2016 - “The students’ designs were an impressive mix of innovation and practicality,” said Malcolm Early, vice-president of marketing with Skyjack, speaking of its recent partnership with Humber College students that has resulted in potential concepts for future Skyjack scissors and boom designs.
August 29, 2016 - Ninety-six training seats for electric utility arborists in Langley, B.C. are now available thanks to a recent investment of $182,000 from the province through the Industry Training Authority (ITA).
August 17, 2016 - Congratulations to Stephanie Seymour and Shadrak Gobert, the 2016 recipients of Ontario Power Generation’s (OPG) John Wesley Beaver (JWB) Memorial Student Awards, which seek to help Indigenous youth in post-secondary studies.
June 30, 2016 - Quality Training Systems, an electric utility consulting services and training management software provider, has announced new enhancements for June 2016 to its Quality Training Database (QTD).
May 25, 2016 - Developed at the request of airport lighting maintenance electricians and others involved in the design and construction of airport lighting systems, Campbell River Airport recently hosted a 4-day Airport Lighting Maintenance Course to provide a formal, standardized training program in the essentials of their trade.
May 16, 2016 - At today’s Ontario Energy Network luncheon, EBMag learned OEN is offering two scholarships under the 2016 EFC Scholarship program, both valued at $3500.
May 11, 2016 - Ontario Power Generation (OPG) says it will continue its support of post-secondary students in Durham Region by renewing a decade-long partnership with Durham College and the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT). The $5-million investment will go towards capital expenditures, educational programs, equipment, scholarships and bursaries for students at both institutions.
EFC Atlantic Region Golf Tournament
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IES Annual Conference
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NETCO Annual Training Conference
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