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default Alberta Regional Council of Carpenters and Allied Workers - Local 1325 and Local 2103 Popular

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The Alberta Regional Council of Carpenters and Allied Workers, Local 1325 and Local 2103 are members of the Alberta Regional Council of Carpenters and Allied Workers (ARCAAW).

ARCAAW offers training courses in its Calgary, Fort McMurray, and Edmonton training centres. The new $23 million Edmonton training centre features a cutting edge scaffolding hall and a carpenter training shop. ARCAAW annually spends $3 million on training for its 12,000 members. Regional trainers take part in train -the[-trainer programs at the US$ 80 million International Training Centre in Las Vegas.

Visit the Alberta Carpenters Training Centre website for further information. See the course schedule for an extensive list of training courses.

Scaffolding Course at Alberta Carpenters Training Centre

Scaffolding Course at Alberta Carpenters Training Centre

The Alberta Regional Council of Carpenters and Allied Workers Local 1325 Alberta Regional Council of Carpenters and Allied Workers - Local 1325

Online

http://www.albertacarpenters.com
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Location

133 15210 - 123 Ave NW
Edmonton, Alberta, T5V 0A3
Phone No. (780) 471-3200
Fax No. (780) 477-7143
Toll Free No. 1-800-272-7905
The Alberta Regional Council of Carpenters and Allied Workers Local 2103 Alberta Regional Council of Carpenters and Allied Workers Local 2103 logo

Online

http://www.albertacarpenters.com
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Location

2626 23 Street NE
Calgary, Alberta
T2E 8L2
Phone No. (403) 283-0747
Fax No. (403) 283-6425
Toll Free No.1-888-331-0563

default Construction & General Workers - Local 92 & Construction & Specialized Workers Union - Local 1111 Popular

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default International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers Local 720 Popular

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Local 720 offers many courses at the Ironworkers Local 720 Training and Test Centre, 10512-122 Street, Edmonton. Local 720 also partners with BIS Training Solutions to offer more than 30 online training courses. A course calendar is available. Ask about free courses for members.

International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers Local 720 logo

Online

http://www.ironworkers720.com
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Location

10512 - 122 St NW
Edmonton, Alberta T5N 1M6
Phone No. (780) 482-0720
Fax No. (780) 482-0874

default International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Ironworkers - Local 725 Popular

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The website includes information on apprenticeship training programs and a calendar of courses with course descriptions. The courses are for members only.

International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Ironworkers - Local 725 logo

Online

http://ironworkers725.com
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Location

6111 - 36 Street, S.E.
Calgary, Alberta T2C 3W2
Phone No. (403) 291-1300
Fax No. (403) 291-2243

default International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators - Local 110 Popular

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Contact Local 110 regarding training, loans, and grants.

International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators - Local 110 logo

Online

http://insulators110.com/
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Location

Edmonton

9335 47 Street NW
Edmonton Alberta, T6B 2R7
Phone: (780) 426-2874
Fax: (780) 428-9434

Calgary

#201D, 3804 MacLeod Trail S.E.
Calgary, Alberta
Phone: (403) 243-1234

default International Brotherhood of Boilermakers Local 146 - Training and Testing Popular

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International Brotherhood of Boilermakers Local 146 - Training and Testing

Boilermakers 146 is committed to lifelong learning for its members. Local 146 provides professional training at its Calgary Learning Centre and new, recently opened Edmonton Learning Centre.

The Boilermaker Learning Centre has been an accredited welder testing school with ABSA since 1988. All testing is in accordance to ASME Section IX Code. Our shop is equipped with 34 welding booths that can be used to offer a variety of weld tests and training. Confined Space Awareness and H2S Awareness Training are also offered.

International Brotherhood of Boilermakers Local 146

You can check out the Boilermakers Local 146 website. See the course calendar for the busy schedule of classes.

International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - Local 146 logo

Online

http://www.boilermakers.ca

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Location

Calgary

11055 - 48 St SE
Calgary, Alberta, T2C 1G8
Phone (403) 253-6976
Fax (403) 252-4187

Edmonton

15220 - 114 Ave
Edmonton, Alberta, T5M 2Z2
Phone (780) 451-5992
Fax (780) 451-3927

default International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers - Local 424 Popular

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The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers - Local 424 believes that

TRAINING MAKES ALL THE DIFFERENCE. It helps give you better opportunities, sets you apart from electricians who aren't in the union, and gives you the edge needed for higher certification and better pay.
And contractors know we’re the best in the business.

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers - Local 424

Course listings and schedules for Calgary and Edmonton are available online. Hands-on, training sessions make use of state-of-the-art equipment in the training facilities or take place on the worksite. The Electrical Industry Training Centres are an intitative of IBEW Local 424 and the Electrical Contractors Association of Alberta (ECAA). Local 424 provides mobile training in remote locations with the assistance of employers, suppliers, and post-secondary organizations.

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers - Local 424 logo

Online

http://www.ibew424.net
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Location

Calgary

3623 - 29 St NE
Calgary, Alberta T1Y 5W4
Phone No. (403) 717-0322
Fax No. (403) 717-0326
E-mail: ibew424@ibew424.net

Edmonton

4232 - 93 St
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 5P5
Phone No. (780) 462-5076
Fax No. (780) 450-0461
E-mail: ibew424@ibew424.net

Fort McMurray

258 Gregoire Drive
Fort McMurray, Alberta T9H 4K6
Phone No. (780) 791-4727
Fax No. (780) 743-8501
E-mail: ibew424@ibew424.net

default International Brotherhood of Teamsters - Local 362 Popular

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Teamsters Local 362 offers training to construction and pipeline workers regarding driver and transportation issues. The courses are part of an effort to establish measurable achievement thresholds that distinguish teamsters from other workers. The courses have been mandatory for dispatch for Pipeline Members and Construction Members since 2011. Course descriptions are available on the website.

International Brotherhood of Teamsters - Local 362 logo

Online

http://www.teamsters362.com
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Location

Calgary

1200A – 58 Avenue S.E.
Calgary, Alberta, T2H 2C9
Phone: (403) 259-4608
Fax: (403) 255-9616
Email: teamcal@teamsters362.com

Edmonton

15035 – 121A Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta, T5V 1P3
Phone: (780) 455-2255
Fax: (780) 455-6976
Email: teamedm@teamsters362.com

Fort McMurray

#108, 400 MacKenzie Blvd.
Fort McMurray, Alberta, T9H 4G7
Phone: (780) 790-9593
Fax: (780) 743-2198
Email: teamfmc@teamsters362.com

default International Union of Bricklayers & Allied Craftsmen - Local 1 Popular

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Visit the training section of the Bricklayers & Allied Craft Workers website for updates on training opportunities.

International Union of Bricklayers & Allied Craftsmen - Local 1 logo

Online

http://www.bacedmonton.ca

Location

Calgary

#100, 5325 - 1A St SW
Calgary, Alberta, T2H 0E5
Phone (403) 252-2180
Fax (403) 252-5495

Edmonton

International Union of Bricklayers & Allied Craftsmen - Local 1
10724 - 113 St. NW
Edmonton, Alberta T5H 3H8
Phone (780) 426-7545
Fax (780) 425-9201

default International Union of Operating Engineers - Local 955 Popular

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International Union of Operating Engineers - Local 955 offers a large number of training courses at its training facilities northeast of Edmonton. Located on 160 acres of land, the training facility provides ample room for students to complete their training using state-of-the-art equipment, such as mobile cranes, tracked excavators, rough terrain telehandlers, dozers, and graders.

A complete list of courses and a course calendar are available on the website. Also see Operating Engineers Local 955 Training on Facebook.

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International Union of Operating Engineers Local 955 logo

Online

http://www.iuoe955.com
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Location

Edmonton

Head Office
17603 - 114 Ave
Edmonton, Alberta T5S 2R9
Phone No. (780) 483-0955
Fax No. (780) 483-1998

Calgary

#201, 1212 - 31 Ave NE
Calgary, Alberta T2E 7S8
Phone No. (403) 250-3840
Fax No. (403) 250-3916

Fort McMurray

258 Gregoire Drive
Fort McMurray, Alberta T9H 4K6
Phone No.(780) 790-1713
Fax No.(780) 715-0567

Edson

Box 6004
Edson, Alberta T7E 1T6
Phone No. (780) 723-5955
Fax No. (780) 723-7540

default International Union of Painters and Allied Trades - Local 177 Popular

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default Millwrights, Machinery Erectors and Maintenance Union (Alberta Regional Council) - Local 1460 Popular

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Local 1460 offers a wide range of courses free to members either at the newly opened Millwright Training Centre in the Alberta Regional Council of Carpenters Training Centre or, for specific courses, at the UBC International Training Centre in Las Vegas. The Alberta Millwright Training Centre has accomplished trainers and cutting-edge millwrighting equipment.

Our teaching technique focuses on 'students' individually performing work order tasks (as opposed to a 'tear-it-down, put-it-together' approach) so when they use their new skills, they do so with confidence.

Local 1460

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Millwrights, Machinery Erectors and Maintenance Union (Alberta Regional Council) - Local 1460 logo

Online

http://www.workunion.ca/L1460/
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Location

15210 123 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta, T5V 0A3
Phone: 780-430-1460 ext. 2164
Fax: (780) 430-9784

default Operative Plasterers and Cement Masons International - Local 222

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Operative Plasterers and Cement Masons International - Local 222

Local 222's training center focuses on

  • Cement Mason Apprenticeship training
  • Plasterer / Fireproofer Apprenticeship training
  • Safety training
  • upgrading for Plasterer / Fireproofer and Cement Mason members

Local 222 reimburses the cost of many training courses to Local 222 members. Local 222 members from Manitoba and Saskatchewan who want to train in Alberta should contact the Local.

Operative Plasterers and Cement Masons International - Local 222 logo

Online

http://www.local222.com

Location

Edmonton

#42, 4004 – 97 Street NW
Edmonton, Alberta, T6E 6N1
Phone: (780) 423-4296
Toll Free: 1-877-423-4296
Fax: (780) 423-4271
Email: www.local222.com

Calgary

Phone: (403) 258-0042

default Sheet Metal Workers International - Local 8 Popular

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See the Sheet Metal Workers International - Local 8 website for a calendar of courses, course descriptions, and instructions for registering. The Local 8 Hall includes a training facility.

SLIDESHOW-NEWSHOP AND SKILLS - 3 PHOTOS IN ALL

Sheet Metal Workers International - Local 8 logo

Online

http://www.local8.ca
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Location

Calgary

#125, 5723 10 Street NE
Calgary, Alberta, T2E 8W7
Phone: (403) 250-1060 or cell (403) 813-5523
Toll-free (in Alberta) 1-800-262-9083
Fax: (403) 250-1061

Edmonton

17310 - 106 Avenue NW
Edmonton, Alberta, T5S 1H9
Phone: (780) 426-3375
Toll-free (in Alberta) 1-800-262-9083
Fax: (780) 426-1694

default UNITE-HERE - Local 47 Popular

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UNITE-HERE - Local 47 is

committed to providing the best trained Camp Culinary workers in Alberta to service all the needs of our signatory contractors.

UNITE-HERE - Local 47

UNITE-HERE - Local 47 is currently constructing new offices and a training centre in Edmonton.

UNITE-HERE - Local 47 logo

Online

http://www.local47.net

Location

12836-146 Street
Edmonton, Alberta, T5L 2H7
Main office phone: 780-426-7890
FAX: 780-426-5098
Toll Free: 1-888-801-4373

default United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitters - Local 488 - Alberta Pipe Trades College Popular

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Alberta Pipe Trades College provides Plumber-Gasfitter, Steamfitter-Pipefitter, and Welder training in its modern 50,000 square foot facility. The College, which boasts 25 staff members, has "trained thousands of journeyperson members to qualify as Interprovincial Red Seal steamfitter-pipefitters, providing them with more employment opportunities, and our employers with a larger supply of skilled trades people". The College's rigging course is now being used throughout North America and is internationally recognized as the best rigging program available. The 38-bay welding shop is ABSA Authorized for pressure weld testing and also offers pre-employment weld testing.

The core of our excellence in pipe trades education is a marriage of the expertise of our education staff and the conviction of our members that we must maintain the highest degrees of skill amongst our members.

United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitters - Local 488

 

United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitters - Local 488 logo

 Online

http://www.local488.ca

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Contact

Edmonton

Pipe Trades Building
16214 118 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, T5V 1M6
Phone: 780 452-7080
Fax: 780 452-1291
Email: info@local488.ca

Calgary

#165, 6223-2 Street SE
Calgary Alberta, T2H 1J5
Phone: 403 253-3516
Fax: 403 253-3534

Fort McMurray

9703A Franklin Avenue
Ft. McMurray AB T9H 2K1
Phone: 780 791-6488
Fax: 780 790-9393

default United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitters - Local 496 - Calgary and District Piping Industry Training School (PITS) Popular

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Local 496's Calgary and District Piping Industry Training School (PITS) has a staff of 10 instructors and offers free training and upgrading courses to members. The Local's website includes information about the facility and equipment as well as descriptions of courses and a course calendar.

The quality of our training program and staff has been recognized by Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training and accreditation was granted in the fall of 2010. We are now certified deliver the formal technical training portions of apprenticeship program for Plumber/Gasfitter B, first and second period and also for the welder first period program. Currently, renovations are completed in our gas lab to comply with the Plumber/Gasfitter B program outlined by Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training.

Local 496

United Association of Journeymen & Apprentices of Plumbing & Pipefitting Industry of the United States & Canada Local 496 logo

Online

http://www.local496.ca
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Location

5649 Burbank Road SE
Calgary Alberta, T2H 1Z5
Phone: 403 252-1166
Toll free: 877-907-8717