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Ice Technician Programs

Ontario Ice Technicians are amongst the best in the world.The Ice Technician certification courses are conducted under the leadership of Curling Canada and were developed to ensure that this tradition continues.It should be noted that a period of practical experience obtained in the club and ongoing education through seminars and workshops is what truly makes an excellent Ice Technician.

Each course includes a technical course and a written exam. Once completed the Ice Technician receives certification from Curling Canada.

Participants will require note-taking materials as well as curling clothing and equipment.

Which course should I take?

 

 

 


 

2017-2018 Ice Tech Reference Manual"Ice Makers Quick Reference Guide"
"Ice Plant & Facility Equipment List""Importance of dehumidification"
Jet Ice Full House Installation Video

Register for one of our courses below!
Having troubles registering? See the step-by-step instructions for registration!

2016-2017 Ice Technician Level 1 Workshop

Level 1 Workshop is a two-day course designed to teach the Ice Technician how to maintain the curling ice during the season.There is no prerequisite to take this workshop.(HST included in Fees)

Registrants must be 16 years of age or older as of the date of the workshop

ClubZoneDateFeeOn-Line Registration
Countryside Arena, SudburyNOCAJune 29-30, 2017
$250.00Register here

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Ice Technician Professional Development

The Ontario Curling Association is embarking on  a series of professional development opportunities about ice and rock maintenance issues.  Ice Technicians, Assistants, board members, etc…  would all be welcome at these training events.

RINK RAT TRAINING

November 19, 2016 at the Kincardine Curling Club in Kincardine, Ontario 9 am -1 pm.

The focus of this training is regular ice maintenance.  Participants will learn pebbling, scraping and routine daily maintenance procedures.

Presenter:  Darrin Sinclair, OCA Ice Team

Cost:  $30.00

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2016-2017 Ice Technician Level 2 Workshop

Level 2 Workshop is a 2 1/2-day course designed to teach the Ice Technician how to install curling ice with a review of maintenance procedures.The prerequisite to take this workshop is Level 1 Ice Technician Certification plus a minimum of two years practical experience after completion of a Level 1 Ice Technician workshop. (HST included in Fees)

ClubZoneDateFee
On-Line Registration
Countryside Arena, SudburyNOCAJune 27 – 30, 2017$350.00Register here

 

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2016-2017 Ice Technician Level 3 Workshop

Level 3 Workshop is a 5-day classroom course designed to teach the Ice Technician the latest techniques from some of the top Ice Technicians in Canada.The prerequisite to take this workshop is Level 2 Ice Technician Certification plus a minimum of 3 - 5 years practical experience after completion of a Level 2 Ice Technician workshop.This workshop is scheduled and administered by Curling Canada.

ClubZoneDateFeeOn-Line Registration
TBAAll ZonesTBATBAcontact Danny Lamoureux for details
danny@curling.ca