Pipeline 101 program: No. 1 of 7
Amanda McKinney celebrates her successful completion of the Pipeline 101 certificate. McKinney is one of approximately 20 women who’ve completed the training.
Pipeline 101 program: No. 2 of 7
These comprehensive, 12-day Enbridge-led Pipeline 101 sessions provided pipeline-readiness training for candidates interested in obtaining employment in future construction projects like the Line 3 Replacement Program (L3RP).
Pipeline 101 program: No. 3 of 7
Training includes seven days of hands-on work facilitated by Straight Talk Aboriginal Awareness Training and five days of safety ticket training in the classroom and online, delivered by Haztech.
Pipeline 101 program: No. 4 of 7
Among Pipeline 101 topics covered are: Pipeline-specific instruction, such as ground disturbance, cribbing and fencing; and basic theory and practical fundamentals of pipeline construction.
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In 2018, another 56 Metis and First Nations students graduated from Enbridge-led Pipeline 101 training in Manitoba, bringing the three-year total to 260 graduates in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.
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“Our instructors were patient,” says graduate Gerald Scott, a resident of Manitoba's Swan Lake First Nation. “We kept at it and we practiced. I know a lot more than I did before coming here."
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Pipeline 101 training also includes specialty skills training, including ATV operation, chainsaw safety, surveying, and oxy-acetylene cutting and burning.