Training Centre & Facilities

Build Your Career

The LIUNA Local 1059 Regional Training Centre provides centralized, cutting-edge construction industry training. Workers from across Southwestern Ontario who want to learn new skills, enhance existing skills and advance their careers in a professional setting, can find their place here.

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Why Training Matters

When it comes to providing work to our members, we don’t just take the person from the top of the dispatch list. We assess the skills and qualifications of each member to match the right person to the right job. This process stems from our deep-rooted commitment in finding optimal job satisfaction for our members, as well as providing skilled and productive workers for our employers. With that being said, the best way to develop career opportunities is to enhance your skill set through continuous training provided by LIUNA Local 1059.

Our 32,000 square foot facility in London allows experienced trainers to deliver cutting-edge construction industry training to 40 to 50 new apprentices, 30 pre-apprentices, 100 first-, second- and third-year apprentices, and several hundred journeypersons each year.

To ensure that curriculum content is up-to-date, training is conducted by 12 sector-specific professionals who are contracted for the duration of the course and who return to their respective positions in construction when training is complete.

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Is a Career in The Construction Industry Right For You?

  • Are you a reliable worker who will show up everyday?
  • Do you work well in a team environment?
  • Are you able to take on a physically demanding career?
  • Do you have your grade 12 diploma?
  • Are you willing to work long hours to get a job done?
  • Are you looking for a career that offers steady employment?
  • Are you interested in a career where you can’t be replaced by a machine, less-skilled worker or free trade agreement?
  • Do you like working with your hands and brain?
  • Are you willing to work outside in a multitude of weather conditions?
  • Do you like learning from industry experts?
  • Are you a diligent and safety-conscious worker?
  • Does the opportunity for continuous learning interest you?
  • Are you interested in the latest construction tools and equipment?
  • Do you like following set procedures and routines?
  • Do you like working at different sites?
  • Do you like seeing progress in your work?

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Member Courses

Please contact the LIUNA Training Centre at (519) 455-5299 to reserve your seat in any of these certification courses.

Confined Space Safety February 2, 2019 8:00 AM
Confined Space Safety March 23, 2019 8:00 AM
Construction Legislation March 9. 2019 8:00 AM
Construction Legislation March 16, 2019 8:00 AM
First Aid/CPR Level C March 9-10, 2019 8:00 AM
First Aid/CPR Level C March 11-12, 2019 8:00 AM
First Aid/CPR Level C March 23-24, 2019 8:00 AM
First Aid/CPR Level C April 13-14, 2019 8:00 AM
First Aid/CPR Level C April 27-28, 2019 8:00 AM
Ground Disturbance February 2, 2019 8:00 AM
Ground Disturbance  April 13, 2019 8:00 AM
Ground Disturbance April 27, 2019 8:00 AM
Hoisting & Rigging Safety January 19, 2019 8:00 AM
Hoisting & Rigging Safety March 30, 2019 8:00 AM
Mini Excavator April 27-28, 2019 8:00 AM
OTM - Book 7 February 9, 2019 8:00 AM
Propane Safety (CH-O2) April 6, 2019 8:00 AM
Propane Safety (CH-O2) April 13, 2019 8:00 AM
Propane Safety (CH-O2) April 27, 2019 8:00 AM
Rough Terrain Fork Lift (CSA Class-7) February 2-3, 2019 8:00 AM
Traffic Control/Signal Person Safety February 25, 2019 8:00 AM
Traffic Control/Signal Person Safety March 9, 2019 8:00 AM
Traffic Control/Signal Person Safety April 27, 2019 8:00 AM
Working at Heights March 23, 2019 8:00 AM
Working at Heights March 30, 2019 8:00 AM
Working at Heights April 13, 2019 8:00 AM
Working at Heights Refresher February 9, 2019 8:00 AM
Working at Heights Refresher February 23, 2019 8:00 AM
Working at Heights Refresher April 6, 2019 8:00 AM

* Prerequisite course to be completed

 

Trade School Schedule

Please contact the LIUNA Training Centre at (519) 455-5299 to apply for the following courses:

Cement Finisher - Basic & Advanced Jan. 2 - Feb. 15, 2019
Construction Craft Worker - Advanced Jan. 14 - March 8, 2019
Construction Craft Worker - Basic March 18 - May 10, 2019
Brick and Stone - Basic Oct. 1, 2018 - Nov. 23, 2019
Brick and Stone - Intermediate Nov. 26, 2018 - Feb. 1, 2019
Brick and Stone - Advanced Feb. 4 – March 29, 2019
Pre-Apprenticeship (multiple intakes) Apr. 1 - Aug. 2, 2019

Contact Us

 

Mike Ropp Training Director mropp@liuna1059.ca

 

Laryssa Parker Training Assistant lparker@liuna1059.ca 

 

Dan Armstrong Instructor and Curriculum Development darmstrong@liuna1059.com