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Vacuum Truck Program - 1400 Hours*

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Vacuum Truck Program – 1400 Hours*

*This program is ONLY for experienced users/union members that require an update on the proper safety and handling around vac trucks. A company letter will be required verifying a minimum of 1,400 hours of experience.  This 2 day program focuses on the safety around vac trucks and covers such topics as: – Why is proper […]

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Advanced Blueprint ReadingAdvanced Blueprint Reading

Advanced Blueprint Reading

This course develops blueprint reading skills and Building Code interpretation skills.  The course focuses on plan reading for High Rise residential construction and similar non-wood frame type structures built of concrete and steel. Students should have intermediate plan-reading skills and familiarity with the Ontario Building Code.  This course provides students with detailed information regarding reading […]

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Advanced Blueprint ReadingAdvanced Blueprint Reading

Introduction to Blueprint Reading

In this introductory course the student will learn the basic concepts of how to read and interpret construction drawings.  The focus of the course will be on the fundamentals of print reading.  The format of the course will be a combination of lectures and practical exercises which will take place in class.  The course will […]

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Welding (Day Course)Welding (Day Course)

Welding (Night Course)

Welders permanently join pieces of metal together by applying heat, using the filler metal or fusion process. They join parts being manufactured, build structures, and repair damaged or worn parts. They use various welding and cutting processes to join structural steel and cut metal vessels, piping, and other components. They also fabricate parts, tools, machines, […]

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Sewer and Water MainSewer and Water Main

Sewer and Water Main

In this eight (8) week program, trainees will be introduced and become familiar with blueprint reading and surveying. They will be required to review various sets of plans, understand what information is contained in the different types of drawings, and be able to find the information required to construct various construction projects specific to the […]

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Low Rise FormingLow Rise Forming

Low Rise Forming

The Low Rise Forming program focuses on building the foundation of residential homes. This is one of the most physically demanding sectors in construction. With changing technologies and the use of different forming structures, up-to-date training for our members is required.

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Residential TrimResidential Trim

Residential Trim

To coincide with the economic growth in the High Rise Construction Sector, a Residential Trim program has been added to the program guide. This program has been developed based on a need expressed to the Training Centre by our employer partners. Members working in this sector need to be updated on new technologies and techniques […]

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Tile SettingTile Setting

Tile Setting

The Tile Setting program will focus on installing tiles in the Residential Sector. As the industry changes, evolves and new types of adhesives and tiles are used, the demand to train the existing workforce on new materials increases. It is necessary for the Training Centre to ensure that the demand for trained workers in this […]

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UtilitiesUtilities

Utilities

The LiUNA Local 183 Training Centre offers a Utility program that exposes trainees to work in many aspects of the Utility Sector. In this hands-on program, trainees will work on rebuilding existing, as well as, new cable chambers. This type of work involves exposure to high voltage therefore, trainees should be aware of this prior […]

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Residential HandymanResidential Handyman

Residential Handyman

The Residential Handyman program is tailored to suit the needs of those wanting to learn the fundamentals of various trades. Trainees will be exposed to plastering, kitchen fitting, bathroom installation, minor tile replacement, and some basic carpentry. The program will cover taping, caulking, and sanding areas requiring preparation for various treatments such as priming or […]

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Road ConstructionRoad Construction

Road Construction

The LiUNA Local 183 Training Centre Road Construction program has been one of the Centre’s signature programs and has run successfully over the last 15 years. During the program, trainees cover many areas of this sector, including but not limited to, general labour, curb machine operation, maintenance, as well as, concrete forming and finishing. Sidewalk, […]

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LandscapingLandscaping

Landscaping

In the Landscaping program, trainees will learn various aspects of landscaping such as surveying, interlocking brick, and basic blueprint reading. Landscapers construct and maintain gardens, parks, golf courses, and other landscape environments. In addition, they advise clients on issues related to horticulture and landscape construction. They can be self-employed or employed by landscape designers, architects […]

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