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Primary Drainage Course

The Primary Drainage Course will provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to understand common surveying terms, establish drainage slopes, grade changes and depths, and ensure installations comply with the ‘Drainage Guide for Ontario’. The course includes instruction and practice in surveying and in the principles that apply to the installation of drainage works as per Regulation 18 of the Agricultural Tile Drainage Installation Act.

This 4-day course is one of the mandatory requirements for an operator to upgrade from a Class C to a Class B Machine Operator Licence.

Offering 1

January 13 - 16, 2020

Marden Community Centre (North of Guelph),
7368 Wellington Road 30

Start time: 9:00am on the first day, 8:30am on all other days

Offering 2

February 3 - 6, 2020

Marden Community Centre (North of Guelph),
7368 Wellington Road 30

Start time: 9:00am on the first day, 8:30am on all other days

Course Topics

  • roles, responsibilities, and requirements
  • measuring
  • design
  • installation

 Certificate of Completion

  A Certificate of Completion is granted to particpants that:

  1. Complete the Primary Drainage: An Introduction eLearning course prior to attending the in-class training. Access to the eLearning course provided after registration.
  2. Attend the in-class training
  3. Successfully complete the exam. The exam will be written on the last day of the course. 

Fee

$ 452.00 (includes HST)

Fee covers the cost of the course and exam.

Lunches are provided.

What to Bring

  • suitable clothing for outside field work
  • calculator
  • tripods, levels, rods and laser equipment (primarily laser surveying rods) if possible

Examination

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

Accommodations

You are responsible for your own accommodations.

Register

Registration priority will be given to individuals who require the course to upgrade their operator licence under the Agricultural Tile Drainage Installation Act. Registrations from 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.

Available Dates

Date & Time

Type

Location

Register

January 13, 2020
January 16, 2020 (4 Days)

Course and Exam

Guelph

19 Seats Open 1 Waiting
Continue

February 3, 2020
February 6, 2020 (4 Days)

Course and Exam

Guelph


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Reviewed 10/02/2019