New Certification Program for Building Operators in Halifax
CIET offers a large variety of energy efficiency training programs, including the Building Operator Certification (BOC) program, targeted directly to building operators. This new program is offered in Ontario since March 2014, with over 100 building operators trained only in the past year.
Tech Nova’s members will be happy to know that starting in the fall of 2015, CIET will be offering the BOC program in the Maritimes!
October 22 & 29, November 5, 12, 19 & 26, December 3, 10 & 17
The BOC program, developed by the Northwest Energy Efficiency Council (NEEC), based in Seattle, WA, consists of eight modules delivered in a total of nine days of training. Each course consists of highly interactive and hands-on classroom training facilitated by very knowledgeable and experienced building professionals, project assignments to be completed at the participant’s facility, and an in-class exam administered at the end of each day of training. . It is a widely-recognized training program, with more than 14,000 certified professionals in North America.
- This should be taken by everyone who works in a building (Toronto, April 2014)
- Very good tools for operators in day to day operations in energy conservation (Toronto, March 2014)
- Opened up my eyes on how to run my building more efficiently (North York, ON, June 2014)
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CTEN - Canadian Technical Employment Network
The Canadian Technical Employment Network (CTEN) is an online job posting and applicant screening service. It brings together certified engineering technicians and technologists and prospective employers.
CTEN is a specialized job board with more than 5,000 jobs posted and 10,000 candidate profiles posted in the last two years. Candidates who post profiles on CTEN have met academic and technical experience standards, creating a valuable database of résumés.