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Upcoming Courses

BLUE PRINT READING - BASIC

  • Course Code: BLUE
  • Description: Course consists of 4 sets of drawings - shed, house, multi-story apartment building and the UBC office Vancouver. Questions will be asked for each set of drawings. A No Show/Cancellation fee will be levied if there is less than 24 hour notice of cancellation or if there is a "No Show" for the course.
  • Usual Hours: 15.00 hr
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Sat. May 25, 2024 Sun. May 26, 2024 1 LOCAL 1946 TRAINING CENTRE
Sat. Jul 6, 2024 Sun. Jul 7, 2024 1 LOCAL 1946 TRAINING CENTRE

CONCRETE FORMWORK

  • Course Code: CONCRE
  • Description: In construction, the term forms or formwork describes the temporary structures that hold wet concrete in place until it sets. Formwork gives concrete shape and dimensions. Depending on circumstances, formwork can be built from several kinds of materials, including wood, metal, plastic and various combinations of these. Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to explain the purpose of concrete formwork, describe general safety guidelines to followed on a jobsite, demonstrate the use of common formwork hardware and fabricate forms, from both standard and PERI formwork systems. PPE Required: Please bring hard hat, safety boots, safety glasses A No Show/Cancellation fee will be levied if there is less than 24 hour notice of cancellation or if there is a "No Show" for the course. Min. Class Size: 6
  • Usual Hours: 48.00 hr
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Sat. Jul 13, 2024 Sun. Jul 14, 2024 1 LOCAL 1946 TRAINING CENTRE
Sat. Jul 27, 2024 Sun. Jul 28, 2024 1 LOCAL 1946 TRAINING CENTRE

FOREMAN TRAINING

  • Course Code: FOREMA
  • Description: This course allows participants to learn about the responsibilities of a UBC foreman. The skills required of a foreman, such as communication, job planning, scheduling, completing reports and managing a crew are all discussed. The central role of the foreman as the guardian of crew safety on the job site is explained thoroughly. The importance of interpersonal skills, including conflict resolution, problem solving and negotiating are presented. A No Show/Cancellation fee will be levied if there is less than 24 hour notice of cancellation or if there is a "No Show" for the course. Min. Class Size: 8
  • Usual Hours: 24.00 hr
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Sat. Jul 20, 2024 Sun. Jul 21, 2024 1 LOCAL 1946 TRAINING CENTRE

HOISTING & RIGGING

  • Course Code: HOIST
  • Description: Participants will learn to demonstrate the basic knowledge of principles relating to safe hoisting and rigging practices in construction. Course includes theory, demonstration and practical exercises. PPE Required: Please bring hard hat, safety boots, safety glasses Fee: Members: A No Show/Cancellation fee will be levied if there is less than 24 hour notice of cancellation or if there is a "No Show" for the course. Min. Class Size: 8
  • Usual Hours: 16.00 hr
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Sat. Aug 10, 2024 Sun. Aug 11, 2024 1 LOCAL 1946 TRAINING CENTRE

JOB STEWARD

  • Course Code: STEWAR
  • Description: Course will help participants develop leadership skills, information management skills, communication skills and organizational skills. PPE Required: Please bring hard hat, safety boots, safety glasses. Fee: Members: A No Show/Cancellation fee will be levied if there is less than 24 hour notice of cancellation or if there is a "No Show" for the course. Min. Class Size:12
  • Usual Hours: 21.00 hr
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Sat. Jun 15, 2024 Sat. Jun 15, 2024 1 LOCAL 1946 TRAINING CENTRE
Sun. Jun 16, 2024 Sun. Jun 16, 2024 1 LOCAL 1946 TRAINING CENTRE

MOBILE ELEVATED WORK PLATFORMS (PEWPS)

  • Course Code: MEWPS
  • Description: This program will introduce verteran and novice elevating work platform operators to the different types of lifts, the hazards and legal obligations when operating a lift. Participants will receive instruction on how to safely operate a lift and demonstrate their skill and knowledge through a practical segment. This program is run over two days. Day 1 is in-class theory where participants will take part in active lectures and use worksheets to faciltate a review of the content. Day 2 has a hands-on practical demonstration. PPE Required: Please bring hard hat, safety boots, safety glasses NO LUNCH PROVIDED FOR THIS COURSE. PARTICIPANTS WILL BE PROVIDED A TIME SLOT TO RETURN FOR THE PRACTICAL PORTION. PPE Required: Please bring hard hat, safety boots, safety glasses. Fee: Members: A No Show/Cancellation fee will be levied if there is less than 24 hour notice of cancellation or if there is a "No Show" for the course. Course Expires: 3 Years Min. Class Size: 6
  • Usual Hours: 6.50 hr
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Sat. Jun 1, 2024 Sat. Jun 1, 2024 1 LOCAL 1946 TRAINING CENTRE
Sun. Jun 2, 2024 Sun. Jun 2, 2024 1 LOCAL 1946 TRAINING CENTRE

POWER INDUSTRIAL TRUCK OPERATOR - ROUGH TERRAIN

  • Course Code: PITO
  • Description: Participants will learn to demonstate knowledge of the safe operation of on-slab and rough terrain forklifts. Course also includes a practical portion portion where participants will demonstrate safe operating procedures of on-slab and rough terrain forklifts. PPE Required: Please bring hard hat, safety boots, safety glasses. Fee: Members: A No Show/Cancellation fee will be levied if there is less than 24 hour notice of cancellation or if there is a "No Show" for the course. Min. Class Size: 6 PPE Required: Please bring hard hat, safety boots, safety glasses NO LUNCH PROVIDED FOR THIS COURSE. PARTICIPANTS WILL BE PROVIDED A TIME SLOT TO RETURN FOR THE PRACTICAL PORTION.
  • Usual Hours: 16.00 hr
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Sat. Jul 20, 2024 Sat. Jul 20, 2024 1 LOCAL 1946 TRAINING CENTRE
Sun. Jul 21, 2024 Sun. Jul 21, 2024 1 LOCAL 1946 TRAINING CENTRE

SCAFFOLDING - LEVEL 1

  • Course Code: SCAFF1
  • Description:
  • Usual Hours: 20.00 hr
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Thu. May 23, 2024 Sun. May 26, 2024 3 LOCAL 1946 TRAINING CENTRE
Thu. Jun 6, 2024 Sun. Jun 9, 2024 3 LOCAL 1946 TRAINING CENTRE

SCAFFOLDING - LEVEL 2

  • Course Code: SCAFF2
  • Description:
  • Usual Hours: 20.00 hr
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Thu. Jun 13, 2024 Sun. Jun 16, 2024 3 LOCAL 1946 TRAINING CENTRE

SCAFFOLDING - LEVEL 3

  • Course Code: SCAFF3
  • Description:
  • Usual Hours: 20.00 hr
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Thu. Jul 4, 2024 Sun. Jul 7, 2024 3 LOCAL 1946 TRAINING CENTRE

STANDARD FIRST AID & CPR

  • Course Code: FIRST
  • Description: First aid is emergency help given to an injured or suddenly ill person using readily available materials. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation or CPR is artificial circulation that cause blood to flow through the body to give a person a chance of survival. Throughout the course participants will learn the proper way and proper time to perform these life saving techniques, as well as legal boundaries involved with First Aid and CPR. Includes CPR level "C" and AED Training. This training is required for Ontario workplaces of 6 or more employees. A No Show/Cancellation fee will be levied if there is less than 24 hour notice of cancellation or if there is a "No Show" for the course. Course Expires: 3 Years Min. Class Size: 12
  • Usual Hours: 16.00 hr
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Sat. May 25, 2024 Sun. May 26, 2024 1 LOCAL 1946 TRAINING CENTRE
Sat. Jun 8, 2024 Sun. Jun 9, 2024 1 LOCAL 1946 TRAINING CENTRE
Sat. Jul 13, 2024 Sun. Jul 14, 2024 1 LOCAL 1946 TRAINING CENTRE

WORKING AT HEIGHTS

  • Course Code: WAH
  • Description: In accordance with government standards, all construction workers in the province of Ontario must be certified in Working at Heights. During the Working at Heights course, participants will learn about the hazards associated with working at heights, hazard controls and OHSA regulations. Participants will be expected to apply the principles they learned in working at heights daily to protect themselves and others. PPE Required: Please bring hard hat, safety boots, safety glasses. Fee: Members: A No Show/Cancellation fee will be levied if there is less than 24 hour notice of cancellation or if there is a "No Show" for the course. Course Expires: 3 Years Min. Class Size:12 PPE Required: Please bring hard hat, safety boots, safety glasses NO LUNCH PROVIDED FOR THIS COURSE. PARTICIPANTS WILL BE PROVIDED A TIME SLOT TO RETURN FOR THE PRACTICAL PORTION.
  • Usual Hours: 6.50 hr
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Sat. Jun 8, 2024 Sat. Jun 8, 2024 1 LOCAL 1946 TRAINING CENTRE
Sun. Jun 9, 2024 Sun. Jun 9, 2024 1 LOCAL 1946 TRAINING CENTRE

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