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Senior Courses (AGES 11 - 14)

If the FunTECH courses you would like to enroll your child in are now FULL and you would like to be placed on a waiting list, please email us at FunTECHStratford@technicaltraininggroup.org, or call 519-801-8641. 

Courses Description 9:00 am - 12 noon
(pick one)
12:45 pm - 3:45 pm
(pick one)
Welding Technology
Instructor: Don Scheerer andJoel McLeod

Students will learn metal working skills while using equipment such as the MIG welder, plasma arc cutter and metal bandsaw to fabricate their project in the welding shop. At the end of the program the students will take home their completed projects.
FULL
Course Code:
SR - 06
FULL
Course Code:
SR - 16
Construction Technology
Instructor: Nathan Crawford 

Students will learn woodworking skills while using equipment such as the mitre saw, drill press and band saw to construct their project in the woodworking shop. At the end of the program the students will take home their completed projects.
FULL
Course Code:
SR - 07
FULL
Course Code:
SR - 17
Cosmetology
Instructor: Cathie Riddell

Students will learn simple hands-on techniques and identify trends in the hairstyling and aesthetics industry using appropriate materials and equipment. Students will leave with a manicured look and a small goody bag of course related products.
FULL
Course Code:
SR - 08
FULL
Course Code:
SR - 18
Culinary Arts
Instructor: Dean Elieff

Students will learn about food preparation, cooking and presentation while working in a fully equipped restaurant kitchen environment. After working up an appetite, students will get to sample their creations.
FULL
Course Code:
SR - 09
FULL
Course Code:
SR - 19
Sewing (New this year!)
Instructor: Joyce De Decker

Students will learn the skills needed to operate a sewing machine and be shown some basic techniques used to repair clothing. Students will leave with a completed Chenille Pillow.
FULL
Course Code:
SR - 10
Not
Available

Course Code:
SR - 20
Manufacturing Technology
Instructor: Rob Collings

Students will learn about machining and welding processes while using equipment such as the metal lathe, CNC lathe and mill, drill press and metal band saw,  as well as while manufacturing their project. At the end of the program the students will take home their completed projects.
FULL
Course Code:
SR - 11
FULL
Course Code:
SR - 21
Robotics Programming
Instructors: D&D AUTOMATION

Students will learn basic programming fundamentals. After the basics are learned a mini challenge will be presented. Each participant will have the opportunity to create their own robot program. Time will be given to test and refine the robot program before competing in the challenge. This course will use LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Educational EV3 kit.
FULL
Course Code:
SR - 12
FULL
Course Code:
SR - 22

Parent Information:
  • Payment (cheque, money order, or cash payable to the Technical Training Group) must be dropped off at the Stratford Northwestern Sec. School Main Office (428 Forman Ave., Stratford) by November 23, 2016.
  • Students will be working in fully equipped technical areas. Please ensure they are dressed appropriately (no shorts, skirts, baggy clothing, or open toed shoes).
  • Please pack a brown bag lunch for your child each day (non-refrigerated). FunTECH and Northwestern SS are NOT peanut free zones.
  • November 26 FunTECH Schedule:
    • Morning Classes (run 9am until noon): Registration opens at 8:00am, please arrive no later than 8:30am to register.
    • Lunch in Cafeteria: 12:00pm-12:45pm (full day students to bring their own brown bag lunches)
    • Afternoon Classes (run 12:45-3:45pm): If registering for afternoon session only, please arrive no later than 12:15pm to register
  • All classes will start with a thorough safety lesson. We stress SAFETY FIRST!
  • All classes are taught by qualified instructors but volunteer helpers are always welcome. If you would like to help out in a classroom, please include this information in the comment box on your registration form.
  • We take photos during the FunTECH program to add to our online photo gallery and to use in future promotional materials. Local media may also be onsite during FunTECH taking pictures for publication. If you do not want your child to be included in any photos that will be published either through TTG or the Media, please let us know when you register.
  • 72 hour notification is required on any cancellations to be eligible for a refund.