Curling Canada and Curling Alberta recognize the need for a National Ice Technician Education Certification Program. Managers and Board members of clubs should strive to provide their memberships with quality playing conditions.
For each workshop, participants will require note-taking materials, and clothing, and footwear suitable for on-ice work.
Certificates of Completion are issued by Curling Canada.
Level 1 Ice Technician Workshop (2 1/2 -day workshop)
Designed to teach the Ice Technician how to maintain the curling ice during the season.
Participants can expect to learn:
- Ice Plant Care and Operation
- Tools of the Trade
- Ice and Building Temperature
- Use of Hand and Mechanical Scrapers
- Maintenance Long Term Care of Curling Stones
- Ice Conditions
Level 2 Ice Technician Workshop (3-day workshop)
Designed to teach the Ice Technician how to install curling ice with a review of maintenance procedures.
Prerequisite: Level 1 Ice Technician Certification plus min. 2 years practical experience after completion of a Level 1 Ice Technician course.
Participants can expect to learn about:
- Floors and Draining
- Spraying and Flooding
- Ice Equipment
- Plant Equipment
- Pebbling and Water Quality
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