Commitment to Continuing Education

JMC Consulting Ltd. is proud to support continuing education and lifelong learning. Through partnerships with leading Canadian technical institutions, shutdown professionals of all levels are offered the unique opportunity to enhance their knowledge and share best practices with peers with a wide variety of specialties and experiences.

Beyond its extraordinary technical focus, including a thorough look at materials from the technical manual Practical Management for Plant Turnarounds (2nd Edition), the definitive guide on STO procedures, the highly-acclaimed MasterClass: Turnarounds & Shutdowns training seminar offers participants ample opportunity to share their knowledge, discuss their experiences, and network relationships with other industry professionals who are able to offer support and insight into the STO process.

JMC Consulting Ltd. is proud to be partnered with the following colleges, and is excited to continue working with higher learning institutions to promote life-long learning in the work place:

Keyano College, Fort McMurray, Alberta

Keyano College is located in the heart of the oil sands in Fort McMurray and offers specialized training to more than 2800 full-time students and over 13,000 part-time students, with apprenticeship and coop programs in various technical fields including Power Engineering and Process Engineering. 

For more information on Keyano College and its programs, visit

Northern Lights College, Fort St John, British Columbia

Northern Lights College is B.C.’s Energy College™, serving northern British Columbia in an area covering more than 324,000 square kilometres. Its Power Engineering and Gas Processing program offers an entry-level program that provides graduates with training in 4th Class Power Engineering, 160 hours of firing time on the NLC Boiler, and all four levels of Gas Process Operations (GPO). 

For more information on Northern Lights College and its programs, visit

Norquest College, Drayton Valley, Alberta

Serving 8,500 full-time, part-time and continuing education students each year, NorQuest College “uniquely delivers to the increasing demands of our economy, uniquely shapes the future of our province and uniquely maximizes opportunities that others don’t see.” The Power Engineering (4th Class) program, delivered by NAIT at the Drayton Valley campus, equips students with practical knowledge of power engineering topics related to industrial plants and heavy industry, including heating plants, pulp and paper operations, and oil industry operations, such as refineries. 

For more information on Norquest College and its programs, visit