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The WORLD CURLING FEDERATION (WCF)
and The GERMAN CURLING ASSOCIATION (DCV)

WCF Level I Ice Technician Course
WCF Level II Ice Technician Course

 

Course conductors:

Mr. Hans Wuthrich: Head Ice Maker at World, World Junior and European Curling Championships for more than 14 years. Certified Level 4 Canadian Curling Association Ice Technician. Licensed for 200 tons+ refrigeration.  Power Engineer’s Certificate – Province of Manitoba, Canada.

Mr. Leif Öhman: Head Ice Maker at World, World Junior and European Curling Championships for more than 14 years. Head Ice Maker at 1998 & 2002 Winter Olympic Games. Educated as traffic and construction engineer. Member of Executive Board - Swedish Curling Assn., and WCF Technical Representative.

WCF Level I Ice Technician Course

Date

Monday July 07, 2003 09:00 - 18.00 and
Tuesday July 08, 2003 09:00 - 18:00

Fees

Euro € 100.00 includes instruction, course material and WCF Level I Ice Technician participation certificate.

Entries

Maximum 25 participants. Register here

Course Contents

Includes qualities of an Ice Technician, ice installation and maintenance, basic curling ice making, water, flooding, pebbling, painting, power scraping, hand scraping, burning, washing the ice. Also an introduction to temperatures/humidity and curling stones. Basic ice rink plant maintenance.

WCF Level II Ice Technician Course

Date

Wednesday July 09, 2003 09:00 - 18.00,
Thursday July 10, 2002 09:00 - 18:00 and
Friday July 11, 2003 09:00 - 12:00

Fees

Euro € 100.00 includes instruction, course material and WCF Level II Ice Technician participation certificate.

Entries

Maximum 25 participants. Register here

Course Contents

Includes Ice Technicians’ and Ice Masters’ roles. Further points on ice making and maintenance. Water quality detail and its importance. Further information on power scraping and hand scraping. Curling ice and skating ice operations. Temperatures and their relationships. Frost heaving, energy costs. Ice rink plant operation and maintenance.

Course Conductors

See above.


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