Training Programs

Training Programs offered at LiUNA Local 527

(the top three are mandatory to go out to work)

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[content_box title=”WHMIS ” icon=”” image=”http://liunalocal527.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/pi_whmis.gif” image_width=”75″ image_height=”75″ link=”../training-schedule” linktarget=”” linktext=”Check Schedule”]4 hours
Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System[/content_box]

[content_box title=”Mandatory Awareness Training” icon=”warning-sign” image=”” link=”https://www.labour.gov.on.ca/english/hs/elearn/worker/foursteps.php” linktarget=”” linktext=”Click here for free online training”]
Mandatory Training must be completed by all workers by July 1, 2014 Ontario Regulation 297/13 [/content_box]

[content_box title=”Working at Heights” icon=”” image=”http://liunalocal527.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/fall_pro_03.jpg” image_width=”75″ image_height=”75″ link=”../training-schedule” linktarget=”” linktext=”Check Schedule”]8 hours

Legislation, full body harness, guard rails, and all other equipment & safety requirements[/content_box]

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[content_box title=”Traffic Control Person” icon=”” image=”http://liunalocal527.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/traffic_02.jpg” image_width=”75″ image_height=”75″ link=”../training-schedule” linktarget=”” linktext=”Check Schedule”]5 hours
Guidelines for workers performing traffic control, included in CCW Apprenticeship program[/content_box]

[content_box title=”Confined Spaces Module 1 – Awareness” icon=”warning-sign” image=”” link=”../training-schedule” linktarget=”” linktext=”Check Schedule”]8 hours
Awareness of Hazards that workers may be exposed to when entering into a confined space[/content_box]

[content_box title=”Torch Cutting & Introductory to Welding” icon=”” image=”http://liunalocal527.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/tourch_cutting_03.jpg” image_width=”75″ image_height=”75″ link=”../training-schedule” linktarget=”” linktext=”Check Schedule”]40 hours
Oxy-Acetylene and Oxy-Propane steel cutting, brazing, introduction to arc-welding. Included in CCW Apprenticeship Program[/content_box]

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[content_box title=”Confined Spaces Module 2 – Air Testing” icon=”” image=”http://liunalocal527.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/confined-spaces-air-testing.jpg” image_width=”75″ image_height=”75″ link=”../training-schedule” linktarget=”” linktext=”Check Schedule”]6 hours
Introduction to Instruments & Air quality testing[/content_box]
[content_box title=”Confined Spaces Module 3 – Respiratory Protection & Fit Testing” icon=”” image=”http://liunalocal527.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/confined-spaces-respiratory-protection-fit-testing.jpg” image_width=”75″ image_height=”75″ link=”../training-schedule” linktarget=”” linktext=”Check Schedule”]6 hours
Proper respiratory protection and proper fit testing[/content_box]
[content_box title=”Confined Spaces Module 4 – Non Entry Rescue” icon=”” image=”http://liunalocal527.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/confined-spaces-non-entry-rescue.jpg” image_width=”75″ image_height=”75″ link=”../training-schedule” linktarget=”” linktext=”Check Schedule”]8 hours
Proper procedures for attendant rescue without entrance into the area[/content_box]

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[content_box title=”Welding (Canadian Welding Bureau)” icon=”” image=”http://liunalocal527.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/pi_cwb.gif” image_width=”75″ image_height=”75″ link=”../training-schedule” linktarget=”” linktext=”Check Schedule”]200 hours
In order to Participate you must have been a member for 3 consecutive years . Oxy-Acetylene, and Oxy-Propane steel cutting, brazing, introduction to arc-welding, includes CWB testing in the final week of the program[/content_box]

[content_box title=”Hoisting & Rigging” icon=”” image=”http://liunalocal527.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/pi_hoist.jpg” image_width=”75″ image_height=”75″ link=”../training-schedule” linktarget=”” linktext=”Check Schedule”]16 hours
Construction math, load calculations, proper hitches, rigging equipment, and Universal hand signals[/content_box]

[content_box title=”Chainsaw Safety” icon=”” image=”http://liunalocal527.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/chain_saw_03.jpg” image_width=”75″ image_height=”75″ link=”../training-schedule” linktarget=”” linktext=”Check Schedule”]8 hours
Proper starting procedures, Personal protective Equipment, saw maintenance, and operational hazards[/content_box]

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[content_box title=”First Aid & C.P.R.” icon=”medkit” link=”../training-schedule” linktarget=”” linktext=”Check Schedule”]8 hours 16 hours
Emergency First Aid & Level “A” CPR Standard First Aid & Level “A” CPR[/content_box]

[content_box title=”Fire Extinguisher Training” icon=”” image=”http://liunalocal527.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/fir_ext_02.jpg” image_width=”75″ image_height=”75″ link=”../training-schedule” linktarget=”” linktext=”Check Schedule”]6 hours
Introduction and use of Fire extinguishers[/content_box]

[content_box title=”Forklift Operator ” icon=”” image=”http://liunalocal527.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/fork_lift_03.jpg” image_width=”75″ image_height=”75″ link=”../training-schedule” linktarget=”” linktext=”Check Schedule”]8 hours – 2-3 days
Experienced Operators Included in CCW Apprentice program (time may be reduced if skill testing is adequate)[/content_box]

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[content_box title=”Telescopic Forklift Operator” icon=”” image=”http://liunalocal527.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/telescopic_02.jpg” image_width=”75″ image_height=”75″ link=”../training-schedule” linktarget=”” linktext=”Check Schedule”]16 hours – 2-3 days
Experienced operators For new workers in the industry (time may be reduced if skill testing is adequate)[/content_box]

[content_box title=”Skid steer Operator” icon=”” image=”http://liunalocal527.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/skid.jpg” image_width=”75″ image_height=”75″ link=”../training-schedule” linktarget=”” linktext=”Check Schedule”]8 hours – 2-3 days
Experienced Operators Included in CCW Apprenticeship Program (time may be reduced if skill testing is adequate)[/content_box]

[content_box title=”Scissor lift & Aerial man lift” icon=”” image=”http://liunalocal527.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/sissor.jpg” image_width=”75″ image_height=”75″ link=”../training-schedule” linktarget=”” linktext=”Check Schedule”]8 hours – 2-3 days
Experienced Operators Included in CCW Apprenticeship Program (time may be reduced if skill testing is adequate)[/content_box]

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[content_box title=”Line & Grade for Road Construction” icon=”” image=”http://liunalocal527.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/l_grade_02.jpg” image_width=”75″ image_height=”75″ link=”../training-schedule” linktarget=”” linktext=”Check Schedule”]40 hours
Introduction to Blueprints, lasers, levels, theodolites, and construction math[/content_box]

[content_box title=”Blueprint Reading” icon=”” image=”http://liunalocal527.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/blue_01.jpg” image_width=”75″ image_height=”75″ link=”../training-schedule” linktarget=”” linktext=”Check Schedule”]40 hours
Introduction to Basic blueprints, drawings, and cross sections[/content_box]

[content_box title=”Cement Finishing and Form setting (sidewalk & curb)” icon=”” image=”http://liunalocal527.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/curb.jpg” image_width=”75″ image_height=”75″ link=”../training-schedule” linktarget=”” linktext=”Check Schedule”]80 hours – 2 weeks
Layout, hands on forming, pouring of concrete, consolidation, and finishing, grading & compaction[/content_box]

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[content_box title=”Mini excavator” icon=”” image=”http://liunalocal527.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/mini-excavator.jpg” image_width=”75″ image_height=”75″ link=”../training-schedule” linktarget=”” linktext=”Check Schedule”]8 hours – 2-3 days
For Experienced Operators, an Introduction to the Regulations and the Equipment for proper operating procedures[/content_box]
[content_box title=”Scaffold Builder” icon=”” image=”http://liunalocal527.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/scaffold-builder.jpg” image_width=”75″ image_height=”75″ link=”../training-schedule” linktarget=”” linktext=”Check Schedule”]40 hours – 5 days
Introduction to 3 types of Scaffold used in the industry including proper erecting & dismantling[/content_box]
[content_box title=”Mason Tending” icon=”” image=”http://liunalocal527.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/mason-tending.jpg” image_width=”75″ image_height=”75″ link=”../training-schedule” linktarget=”” linktext=”Check Schedule”]40 hours – 5 days
Scaffold Builder is a Pre-Requisite, Proper procedure for Tending to Masons[/content_box]
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[content_box title=”Quick Cut Safety” icon=”” image=”http://liunalocal527.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/quick-cut-safety.jpg” image_width=”75″ image_height=”75″ link=”../training-schedule” linktarget=”” linktext=”Check Schedule”]5 hours
Introduction to regulation and proper operating procedures[/content_box]
[content_box title=”Rebar Tying” icon=”” image=”http://liunalocal527.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/rebar-tying.jpg” image_width=”75″ image_height=”75″ link=”../training-schedule” linktarget=”” linktext=”Check Schedule”]8 hours
Introduction to rebar tying for slabs and walls[/content_box]
[content_box title=”Forming & PERI Forms” icon=”” image=”http://liunalocal527.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/forming-peri-forms.jpg” image_width=”75″ image_height=”75″ link=”../training-schedule” linktarget=”” linktext=”Check Schedule”]40 hours – 5 days
Introduction to job built forms and the PERI form system[/content_box]
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[content_box title=”Trenching Safety” icon=”” image=”http://liunalocal527.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/trenching.jpg” image_width=”75″ image_height=”75″ link=”../training-schedule” linktarget=”” linktext=”Check Schedule”]5 hours
Introduction to the Act & Regulations and proper Trenching applications[/content_box]
[content_box title=”Overhead Crane” icon=”” image=”http://liunalocal527.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/overhead-crane.jpg” image_width=”75″ image_height=”75″ link=”../training-schedule” linktarget=”” linktext=”Check Schedule”]8 hours – 2-3 days
For Experienced operators, an introduction to proper operating procedures[/content_box]
[content_box title=”Swing Stage” icon=”” image=”http://liunalocal527.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/swing-stage.jpg” image_width=”75″ image_height=”75″ link=”../training-schedule” linktarget=”” linktext=”Check Schedule”]8 hours
Working at Heights is a pre-requisite for this program. Introduction to the regulation and proper operating procedures[/content_box]

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[content_box title=”Propane in Construction” icon=”” image=”http://liunalocal527.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/propane_03.jpg” image_width=”75″ image_height=”75″ link=”../training-schedule” linktarget=”” linktext=”Check Schedule”]5 hours
Proper use, handling and storage of propane cylinders, torches and heaters[/content_box]

[content_box title=”Electrical Safety Awareness” icon=”warning-sign” image=”” link=”../training-schedule” linktarget=”” linktext=”Check Schedule”]8 hours
Proper procedures to be followed when working with or around Utilities[/content_box]

[content_box title=”Sandblasting” icon=”warning-sign” image=”” link=”../training-schedule” linktarget=”” linktext=”Check Schedule”]2 days – 16 hours
Introduction to proper use of a sand blasting pod and safety regulations covered for this equipment[/content_box]

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