HVAC: Sheet Metal Fabrication – Big Industry, Big Demand

My name is Corey Laviolette. I’m taking the HVAC Sheet Metal Fabrication course here at NBCC. I’ve been always good with working with my hands building different things and putting stuff together and tearing things apart so it was more of the hands-on side of it that made me really interested in taking this course […]

Why Roller Coaster Track is Filled with Sand

For the past century, theme parks all over the world have been battling one another to construct taller, faster, and more exhilarating thrill machines in order to outshine the competition and attract the largest crowds. Driving this battle forward are the engineers and roller coaster designers who have developed innovative ways to build these towering […]

Making a Rail Anvil Stand

The rail gets traced here to establish a template The outline is cut using a bandsaw The template fits over the rail in both directions Strips of 1/2″ plywood are cut on the table saw Plywood squares are cut The template is used to trace the outline onto each square Holes are drilled to help […]

Leave the desk job behind with Simone Hewitt (Video)

♪MUSIC♪ (BACKGROUND SOUNDS) My Grandpa was a handyman, my Stepdad was an electrician for a long time. You can say trades runs in my family. I love all trades. I’m a fitter, I want to get my welding ticket, my gas and maybe even plumbing one day. ♪MUSIC♪ (BACKGROUND SOUNDS) I love working with my […]

Vocational Instructor (Episode 68)

Education is an important part in everyone’s life. And when you’re ready for further education, you’ll rely on the assistance of a good teacher. Let’s meet one: the vocational instructor. Hi. Well, hi. Brian. I’m Jacquie. Hi. We’ve been expecting you. My name is Jaccquie Scobie and I’m a faculty member of the practical nursing […]

Searching the ocean depths – the 🇨🇦Canadian Diver – #WeAreNATO

So many people spend so long looking at the surface of the ocean, but what’s underneath the surface of that water I want to go find out! Normally it is quite quiet. It’s sort of an added benefit, I think, to diving, like you’re weightless, it’s quiet. Sometimes it feels like you’re on the moon. […]

Making the Makers | Program Coordinator

♪Music♪ I really like being able to work with people, and enrich their lives, and help your own people succeed at something. I am the Pathways to Shipbuilding program coordinator. It’s a program that allows Aboriginal people across the country to have the opportunity to become the shipbuilder with Irving Shipbuilding. I am a single […]

Sawmill Operator (Episode 26)

It’s a job that requires attention to detail and a commitment to safety. Do you have what it takes to be a sawmill machine operator? Throw on some protective gear and find out. Hi. I’m Viviana. Hi, Viviana. I’m Travis. Nice to meet you. Nice to meet you, too. These presents for me? You bet […]

Smoothing PLA with Sandpaper

Hi, Welcome to Tinkerine Experiments. This is a new series where we will take different myths and rumors around 3D printing and test them out for ourselves. Today we are going to start things off with something simple. We will take these PLA prints and some sandpaper to try to polish the surface. We have […]

How To Prevent Arc Eye / Flash Eye Burn – Gear Up With Gregg’s

Good morning and welcome back to Gear Up With Gregg’s My name’s Brady and today I will be teaching you about AGO Welding Screens. Beside me are a few portable safety screens, I know they look like a bunch of room partitions but the fabric used on them is actually far more advanced than the […]