FAQ

WHAT IS THE COST?
Training courses are part of your benefits of being a member of Local 1611. As long as you are a member in good standing, you can register for courses free of charge.

HOW DO I REGISTER FOR A COURSE?
You can either call the Training Plus Department at 604 538-5101 or toll free at 1 800-661-3001, or click here. Courses are offered on a first come, first serve basis.

DO YOU OFFER ONLINE COURSES?
The Union offers Pipeline Construction Safety Training online. Call 604 538-5101 or toll free at 1 800- 661-3001 to register. You must have an e-mail address to register for this course.

CAN I TAKE ONLINE COURSES IF I DON’T HAVE ACCESS TO A COMPUTER?
If you live in the Lower Mainland, there is a computer lab at the Head Office that can be used by members. Otherwise, we recommend you ask to borrow a friend’s computer.

WHAT OTHER COURSES ARE ELIGIBLE FOR 100% REIMBURSEMENT BY THE TRAINING PLUS DEPARTMENT?
Reimbursement is offered for the following courses, provided that you are a member in good standing, you have successfully completed the course and you have contributing hours to the Training Plan within the last 12 months. A copy of the Certification and receipt will be required for reimbursement.

  • Blasting Certification
  • Traffic Control Re-certification

WHAT OTHER COURSES ARE ELIGIBLE FOR 50% REIMBURSEMENT BY THE TRAINING PLUS DEPARTMENT?
Reimbursement is offered for the following courses (provided that you are a member in good standing, you have successfully completed the course and you have contributing hours to the Training Plan within the last 12 months. A copy of the Certification and receipt will be required for reimbursement.)

  • Level 2 or 3 First Aid
  • H2S Alive

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