• Upcoming Training Courses

  • Toronto - Calgary

    An intense 3-day training course delivered in a workshop atmosphere, providing attendees with the training required to conduct Phase I (One) Environmental Site Assessments in Canada. Suitable for both experienced practitioners and those wishing to enter the field. Each course is based on CSA-Z768 guidelines, and enhanced to include provincial guidelines (O-Reg 153, Alberta Environment, BC & Saskatchewan MOE Regs, etc.) This course is a perquisite to the CESA (Certified Environmental Site Assessor) Designation.

    Date and Locations:

    Calgary AB: June 8th - 10th 2021

    Toronto ON: May 18th -  20th 2021

    Upstream ESA Training Course 1-day:
    Calgary AB: June 11th 2021*

    * New rescheduled dates

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  • Toronto - Calgary

    An intense 3-day training course delivered in a workshop atmosphere, providing attendees with the training required to conduct Phase II (two) Environmental Site Assessments in Canada. Suitable for both experienced practitioners and those wishing to enter the field. Each course is based on CSA-Z769 guidelines, and enhanced to include provincially specific guidelines (O-Reg 153, Alberta Environment, BC & Saskatchewan MOE Regs, etc.) This course is a perquisite to the CESAII (Certified Environmental Site Assessor Phase II) Designation.

    Dates and Locations:

    Calgary AB: June 22nd - 24th 2021*

    Toronto ON: June 1st - 3rd 2021

    * New rescheduled dates

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  • AESAC's new Webinar Series is a great way to stay informed and up-to-date on provincial and national Environmental Site Assessment regulations, as well as gain valuable points towards CESA Certification.

    Dates and Details:
    Phase 1 ESA; CSA Guideline Overview
    Date: February 24th, 2021
    Presenter: Bill Leedham, P.Geo, QP, CESA

    Phase 2 ESA; CSA Guideline Overview
    Date: March 3rd, 2021
    Presenter: Bill Leedham, P.Geo, QP, CESA

    Upstream Oil & Gas - An Overview of ESA's in the Energy Sector of Alberta
    Date: May 26th, 2021
    Presenter: Rani Wiedemann, M.Env.Sc, P.Ag., CESA

     

     

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  • Since 1993, AESAC has been developing and delivering Environmental Site Assessment training courses in accordance with CSA-Z768, CSA Z769, and provincial guidelines. These workshop based courses are 2 to 3 days in length, provide extensive knowledge and instruction of ESA techniques and regulations, and are developed and instructed by industry leading, experienced, professionals.

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  • AESAC offers the Certified Environmental Site Assessors (C.E.S.A) Designation and the Enhancement C.E.S.A.II for Phase Two practitioners.
    Applicants must pass a 100 point checklist; which includes Experience, Education, and submitting an ESA report for review.
    C.E.S.A. Designations are nationally accredited and required by many Banks, Lenders, Stakeholders, and Employers

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    AESAC Membership Benefits include:

    - National Directory
    - Free Referrals
    - Certifications (C.E.S.A & C.E.S.A.II)
    - Group Insurance options
    - Online “Members Only” Forum
    - Industry News and Regulatory Updates
    - Training Courses; discounts for members

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  • The Instructors Blog

  • So You need a Record of Site Condition.. Part 1

    In Ontario a Record of Site Condition (RSC) is legally required when a property is to be changed to a more sensitive land use (e.g. from Industrial or Commercial to Residential). The legislation was formally adopted in 2011, but I still take a lot of calls from prospective clients who are

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  • What’s in your toolbox? Part 2: Groundwater Sampling

    Last month I discussed some of the common tools and equipment for soil sampling in a Phase Two Environmental Site Assessment. Many investigations will also require groundwater sampling, which will necessitate some additions and alterations to your sampling toolbox. Of course, you will

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  • What’s in your toolbox? Part 1: Soil Sampling

    It must be January because I find myself out in the field conducting Phase Two Environmental Site Assessments, more than when the weather was nice and the ground was free of snow and ice. Loading up my gear got me thinking of all the equipment on my mental checklist for field sampling;

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