IUOE LOCAL 870 TRAINING

 

Updated JULY, 2021

 

ELIGIBILITY FOR TRAINING

 

  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.

 

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 Local 870 Training Fund, providing you qualify.

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

 

Dalmeny Training Site   Due to Covid19, we are limiting the number of members at our training site. Please call Sheldon (306-341-0277) or Sheryl (306-653-1250) to schedule a time.

 

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

Apr 1 - June 1, 2019.  IF you have taken the GMSA course, please note your expiry.  To recertify, you must enroll prior to your ticket expiring.  Please call Sheryl for more information.

 

International Training and Education Center - Crosby, Texas  Members can view the courses online at iuoe.org, choose the International Training Center.  Travel is not recommended at this time.  Call Sheryl for further details.

 

Apprentices "Congrats" to the Level 3 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 Canada Apprentice Grants.  Please review the available grants to see if you qualify.  There are application deadlines for these grants, please click on the link above for more information and instructions how to apply.  There is another grant available, ACTIMS, for women in trades as Journey Persons or Apprentices.  Please call Sheryl for more details.  

 

                                 Please contact the Training Coordinator for further information.

                                                            Sheryl McPhee  306-653-1250