IUOE LOCAL 870

Training Centre Policy                                                                                                                    Updated: 28 July 2017

 

Eligible for training paid by Trust Fund: - NO EXCEPTIONS

 

  1. ONLY - Current member in good standing with training contribution dollars made on their behalf.

 

  1. If a member has no training dollars they must pay up front for their training. If they go to work for an employer that contributes to Training Fund, the member may present their training certificate and receipt to the office for reimbursement once sufficient training dollars have been received in the office on the member’s behalf. This request for payment must be received in the office within 12 months of the date training was paid for.

 

  1. If a non-member pays up front for training and then subsequently becomes a member and has hours worked for an employer that contributes to the Training Fund, then the member may present their training certificate and receipt to the office for reimbursement once sufficient training dollars have been received in the office on the member’s behalf. This request for payment must be received in the office within 12 months of the date training was paid for.

 

  1. ALL potential trainees names must be submitted to the office prior to beginning training and must be approved by Trust Funds (confirmed that member in good standing with training dollars to their credit).

 

  1. Trainees who are not approved by the office must pay the fee before training begins.

 

MEMBERS please ensure your tickets are up to date, as one or more of the following tickets may be a requirement for dispatch.  IF YOUR TICKET IS NOT VALID, YOU DO NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS.

 

* Safety Construction Orientation Training  (SCOT)

* Pipeline Construction Safety Training  (PCST)

* Rights & Responsibilities  (R&R)

* Ground Disturbance (GD)

 

These courses are all available through the IUOE Local 870 Training Fund.  Please call Sheryl at (306) 653-1250 to obtain a PIN.   ALL OTHER COURSES FROM OUTSIDE PROVIDERS MUST BE AUTHORIZED PRIOR TO ENROLLING, OR YOU MAY NOT QUALIFY FOR REIMBURSEMENT.

 

GOOD LUCK to all Apprentices attending their Level training this month. Effective immediately, tuition receipts will be reimbursed upon completion of your Level with a copy of your marks. There is travel assistance for members in good standing who are taking their LVL1, LVL2, or LVL3 training that live 50 KM or further from the training, paid from the IUOE Local 870 Training Fund.  These cheques will be mailed out once we have received the attendance sheets from the instructor.  Level's 1 & 2 receive $125 a day and are required to attend on weekends.  Level 3 receives $75 a day and attend for a two week period.  Please make sure the Union Hall has a copy of your current SATCC card, and that you have added your current year to your equipment list.

 

Apprenticeship Grants are offered through the Employment and Social Development of Canada (ESDC). The Apprenticeship Incentive Grant (AIG) is available to Year One and Two Apprentices.  There is also an Apprenticeship Completion Grant (ACG).  There are application deadlines for these grants, please click on the link below for more information, and instructions how to apply. http://www.servicecanada.gc.ca/eng/goc/apprenticeship/index.shtml   

 

Please contact the Trust Funds office for any further information.

Kim Larsen – Trust Fund Administrator – 306-653-2686

Sheryl McPhee – Training Coordinator – 306-653-1250