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 […]

Hot work and welding near explosive substances

A mechanic at a repair workshop was killed while welding a fuel tank on a ute. The fuel tank was empty, but contained residual flammable substances and vapour. Sparks and heat from the welding ignited the flammable substances, causing the fuel tank to explode. To stop this happening at your workplace, there are a few […]

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 […]

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General Career Video

It takes a broad set of skills and knowledge to maintain buildings, including the ability to troubleshoot mechanical problems when they come up. General maintenance and repair workers employ those skills to fix and maintain machines, mechanical equipment, and buildings. They may repair roofs and floors, paint woodwork and walls, and fix other parts of […]

How to prevent breathing in dangerous fumes during welding – Go Home Healthy

Welcome to my experimental chamber. Let me introduce you to Dave the welder, not very human looking except for one thing, he breathes. Look, his plastic lungs are inflating and deflating. When they do this Dave breathes in the air from inside the chamber, together with anything else that’s in the air. The chamber can […]

Ironworker (Episode 54)

There are many steps between a blueprint and a finished building. Today, we meet one of the key players involved in construction. These workers install and assemble what is essentially the skeleton of a building. Let’s meet the iron worker. Hi. I’m Viviana. Hi! I’m Lisa. Nice to meet you! It’s nice to meet you! […]

Pipefitter (Episode 56)

There’s a complex structure of pipes responsible for air flow, water supply and hydraulics, in anything from buildings to ships. The next career assembles and maintains these systems… on this submarine! Let’s meet the pipefitter. Hi! Howdy. I’m Viviana. I’m Darshan. Nice to meet you. Nice to meet you, too. So, this is where you […]

Welder (Episode 109)

If you like the idea of building things with metal, then this career may spark your interest. Let’s meet a welder. Hi. I’m Viviana. Hi, Viviana, I’m Tyler. Welcome to Western Pacific Metalworks. Let me show you around. Sounds good. I’m Tyler Elwood. I’m a welder fabricator for Western Pacific, Terrace, B.C. A welder is […]