Updated March 11, 2019

 

Eligible for training paid by Trust Fund: - NO EXCEPTIONS

 

  1. ONLY - Current member in good standing with training contribution dollars made on their behalf. 
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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).
  5. Trainees who are not approved by the office must pay the fee before training begins.

 

SAFETY TICKETS

 

PLEASE ENSURE YOUR TICKETS ARE UP TO DATE.

IF YOUR TICKET IS NOT VALID, YOU DO NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS TO BID.

 

* Rights & Responsibilities  (R&R) - 5 year cert

* Safety Construction Orientation Training  (SCOT) - 5 year cert

* Pipeline Construction Safety Training  (PCST) - 5 year cert

* Ground Disturbance Level 2 (GD LVL2) - 3 year cert

 

The above courses are available through the IUOE Local 870 Training Fund.  Please call Sheryl at (306) 653-1250.

ALL courses from outside providers must be authorized prior to enrolling, or you may not be reimbursed.

 

General Mine Safety Awareness will be required at most mine sites across Saskatchewan effective

Apr 1 - June 1, 2019.  Online and in-class courses are available from an outside provider, we recommend the in-class.

Please call Sheryl to see if you qualify and choose a date.

 

International Training and Education Center - Crosby, Texas  Members can view the courses online at iuoe.org, choose the International Training Center.  Call Sheryl for further details.

 

Apprentices  Congrats to the Level 1 & 2 Apprentices that have recently completed their level training. Tuition receipts will be reimbursed to those who qualify, upon completion of your Level with a copy of your marks. There is travel assistance for qualified members in good standing who are taking their Level 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 Level 3 receives $75 a day.

Please make sure the Union Hall is up to date with your current year card, as this affects your wage.

 

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