Winter 2020 London Campus

Winter classes run on Thursdays from February 20 – June 4, 2020 (15 weeks).

Photo of mock trialCanadian Criminal Justice System: PFLP-1002

Police, courts, and corrections are the trinity that constitutes the Canadian criminal justice system. This course will enable the student to understand the history, roles, and organization of the major criminal justice agencies in Canada as well as the process by which laws are made and enforced at the federal, provincial and municipal levels.

Photo of ECE classChild Development (Early Childhood Education): ECED-1074

In this course, students will investigate foundational child development theorists and their linkage to practice and pedagogy in early care and education systems.

Students will have opportunities to examine the structure and function of the brain, as well as consider the role that both heredity and environment play in the developing child. Current research that informs policy in the early year's field will additionally be analyzed.

Construction Tools: CONS-1002

Students will study the proper maintenance and safe operation of carpentry hand tools, select and use portable power tools, including circular saws, sabre saws, reciprocating saws, drills (with stand for press), routers, planers, sanders, screwdrivers, and nailers. The selection and use of stationary woodworking equipment, such as table saws, radial arm saws, jointers, and thickness planers will also be taught.

Photo of diesel class Diesel Engine Principles: MOTP-1063

This course covers all aspects and operation of internal combustion engines. Course content includes discussions on spark ignition engines, design features and operating principles, with special emphasis placed on current engine technologies.

The study will also include engine performance and effects, fuel flows and requirements, thermodynamics, heat transfer and friction, efficiency and emission control devices.

Esthetics Makeup Artistry: AEST-1043

Students will discuss the fundamentals and theory of natural day, evening, and bridal make-up applications, along with knowledge of analyzing facial features and corrective make-up techniques.

The emphasis in this course is on practical demonstration and experience.

Photo of fashion program Fashion Visual Merchandising: MRCH-1001

Students will learn and apply the principles of colour, design and visual merchandising techniques to display fashion products and hard goods to help generate sales.

A collaborative team environment allows for experimentation in two and three-dimensional window display design, using merchandising and store planning techniques, theories, props and tools of the trade within a cost-effective budget.

Gasoline Engine Principles: MOTP-1062

This course covers all aspects of the design and operation of internal combustion engines. Course content includes discussions on compression ignition engines, design features and operating principles, with special emphasis placed on new current engine technologies.

The study will also include engine performance and effects, fuel flows and requirements, thermodynamics, heat transfer and friction, efficiency, and emissions control devices.

Photo of electrical program Installation Practices (Electrical): ELEC-1125

This practical wiring course studies the installation of wiring systems used in residential, commercial and industrial buildings. Students will learn to interpret and gain an understanding of the current Canadian Electrical Code as applied to the construction of electrical systems.

Students will design, install, and test circuits for lighting, power and control application. Relevant regulations and codes that govern personal safety requirements in the workforce will also be studied.

Interpersonal Development (Early Childhood Education): PSYC-1101

This course will introduce the concepts of bias-free values and respect for diversity as foundations for effective interpersonal relationships. In this course, students will assess personal values and professional disposition which influence attitudes towards relationships with children, families and colleagues.

Sensitive, effective and supportive communication methods will be identified and practised within the classroom setting. Both verbal and non-verbal communication skills and attitudes required for collaborative professional interactions will be emphasized throughout.

Photo of paramedic program Intro to Emergency Services (Paramedics): PARA-1014

Students are taught by active-duty Paramedics working for rural, urban and helicopter-based Emergency Medical Services (EMS). Students will receive an overview of Emergency Services with a focus on Paramedicine and Emergency Medical Services.

Students will learn through didactic and practical simulated education in the Paramedic lab and the college ambulance(s).

Intro To Public Safety (Police Foundations): PFLP-1021

In this course, students will receive an overview of Public Safety touching on the roles of Paramedics, Dispatchers, and Firefighters with the emphasis on an introduction to law enforcement.

Students will learn through theory as well as practical scenarios within the classroom. The successful student will actively participate in activities such as interviewing, group discussion & presentations, fingerprinting, arrest procedures and evidence collection.

Personal Wellness: INDS-1081

This course introduces students to the concept of wellness. Students develop strategies for a healthy lifestyle in all aspect of their lives. Through traditional lectures and learning activities, they learn through both individual and group processes. They investigate wellness as it applies to mindfulness, self-responsibility, social/emotional development, stress-management, physical activity, spirituality, substance abuse, nutrition, and complementary health. This course provides the opportunity for students to evaluate their present lifestyle, identify successes, and develop areas requiring personal growth.

*This is a general education elective.

Photo for plumbing program Plumbing (Tools and Piping Methods):

This course will provide students with an introduction to the plumbing trade. They will have hands-on experience with various hand and power tools in the trade.

Students will learn to join dissimilar materials while constructing piping projects displaying various drains, wastes, and vents and waterline applications.

Practical Photography (Camera Applications): PHOT-1062

This course is a practical introduction to small format digital camera techniques, and colour and B/W printmaking. The emphasis will be on learning different camera settings to control exposure and image quality. This is a project course whereby students demonstrate practical camera skills, knowledge and photographic competency by submitting regularly scheduled photographic assignments. Students can produce an optional first-semester portfolio.

Most of the work will incorporate digital workflow and image editing software, using laptop computers, inkjet printers, external hard drives, servers and other peripheral devices.

Photo for production program Production Techniques (Digital Photography): PHOT-1008

This course introduces the student to the production techniques that occur using a computer after images are captured with a camera.

Students will learn how to use professional image management software (Adobe Photoshop) to import, organize and process raw files. Students will learn basic image editing skills that will allow them to colour correct, size and enhance photographs, and to produce professional-quality digital images and prints in both colour and black and white.

Photo for manicure program Professional Basic Manicure/Spa Manicure: AEST-1040

Students will learn the anatomy and physiology of the hand and arm, and will perform a basic and spa manicure including proper cuticle care clipping and filing. Professional conduct and etiquette is extremely important in the esthetics industry and will be discussed and demonstrated in this course.

*Students must have natural nails for the practical work; no artificial nails, please!

Residential Framing And Building Services: CONS-1053

In this dual credit course, students will apply residential building knowledge in a hands-on project-based learning environment. Floor, wall, roof framing and basic exterior finishing techniques will be the main focus of study.

Sheet Metal Practical: SHMT-1004

This course will enable the student to gain an understanding of the purpose, construction and operating principles of developing fittings and products, selecting materials, calculating cut sizes, shaping metal to specified dimensions, and joining and utilizing appropriate finishing procedures.

Students will also set up and operate hand brakes, foot shears, power brakes, power shears, roll forming equipment, rotary bench machines, punching and notching equipment, slitting equipment, drill presses, rotary cutting equipment, power rolling equipment, abrasive and friction cutting equipment.