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Advanced Drainage Course

This 6-day course is one of the mandatory requirements for an operator to upgrade from a Class "B" to a Class "A" Machine Operator Licence.

The Advanced Drainage Course will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to assess, plan and design agricultural sub-surface drainage works. Learners will gain an understanding of tile drainage design, so that design and installation will comply with the ‘Drainage Guide for Ontario’. The advanced course includes instruction and practice in the design of drainage works as per Regulation 18 of the Agricultural Tile Drainage Installation Act.

Blended Learning Program

The Advanced Drainage Course is a 6-day blended learning program that includes a classroom and online component.

  • Advanced Drainage Course: Review elearning module (2 hours)
    • A review of the material covered in the Primary Drainage Course to prepare you for the new content covered in the Advanced Drainage Course
  • Advanced Drainage Course classroom training & exam (6 Days)

You will receive instructions on how to access the elearning module by email after registration has closed. 

March 7 - 12, 2022
Registration closes: January 31, 2022

Location: Marden Community Centre (North of Guelph)
7368 Wellington Road 30
Start time: 9:00am on the first day, 8:30am on all other days
*Effective Sept. 22, 2021 ANYONE attending Marden Community Centre will have to show Proof of Vaccination.

Course Topics

  • roles, responsibilities, and requirements
  • site assessment
  • preliminary design
  • legislation and the environment
  • drainage system design
  • construction and materials
  • existing systems
  • cost estimates and post construction records

Prerequisite

Successful completion of the Primary Drainage Course.

 Certificate of Completion

  A Certificate of Completion is granted to particpants that:

  1. Complete the Advanced Drainage: Review eLearning course prior to attending the in-class training.
  2. Attend the in-class training
  3. Pass the exam with a score of 75% or higher. The exam will be written on the last day of the course. . The exam will be written on the last day of the course. 

Fee

$ 621.50 (includes HST)

Fee covers the cost of the course and exam.  Lunch is provided.

What to Bring

  • calculator

Examination

Exam will be written on the last day of the course.


Accommodations

You are responsible for your own accommodations.

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Priority will be given to individuals who require an operator licence under the Agricultural Tile Drainage Installation Act. Organizations are also being asked to limit registration to one individual.  Multiple registrations from an organization, out-of-province participants, or for those who do not require an operator licence, will be added to a waiting list and considered if there is space available.

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Available Dates

Date & Time

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Location

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March 7, 2022
March 12, 2022 (6 Days)

Course and Exam

Guelph

20 Seats Open
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Reviewed 10/28/2021