Local 30 offers a variety of courses on an ongoing basis. Courses will proceed provided that there is significant registration. The following courses are open to members who work under the Provincial Sheet Metal Collective Agreement.
Apprentices will not be accepted for any course that interferes with night school attendance. Deposits are required for each course and will be returned upon successful completion or proof of 85% attendance.
If you require further information on the courses outlined below, or to register contact Derek MacLachlan (416) 299-7260 Ext: 225 to have your name placed on a waiting list.
Training Criteria/Objective: This course is a review of subjects covered in apprenticeship trade school. The course has successfully prepared apprentices to write and attain the Sheet Metal Worker license. Apprentices are especially encouraged to take this course.
To achieve a Sheet Metal Worker license apprentices must attain a 70% mark on the Ministry of Labour Certificate of Qualification exam.
Obtaining and renewing your welding certification is a very valuable asset in our industry. Having your welding certificate and the appropriate expertise will increase your opportunity for being dispatched and/or continuing your current employment. Local 30 has arranged for Mig, Tig and Stick welding courses to be available to you at the following locations:
Weldtech Training Centre Mississauga (905) 567-1388 Ontario Sheet Metal Training Centre Oakville (905) 829-5655 Canadian Welding Skills Bridgenorth (705) 292-0494
A: Members must contact one of the above three schools to register.
B: Members must contact the union hall to notify that they are enrolled in a course and submit a $250.00 deposit to Local 30. The $250.00 deposit will be used if a member does not show up for a welding class without notifying the teacher and the welding school charges Local 30 for that missed time.
C: The $250.00 deposit will be returned to members after proof of completion has been shown and as long as they have attended 100% of their classes.