At the UA, training and education are at the core of everything we do. Whether training new apprentices or providing advanced programs for journey workers, UA members participate in state-of-the-art training programs. These include specialized processes, accelerated welding training, management courses, certification programs, and so much more.  By facilitating the training needs of our members, we maximize their employability and prepare them for our ever-changing industry. At the UA, training is a lifelong benefit given to all of our members.

New Welding Apprentices for 2022

Congtraulations to our new welding apprentices that finished up the Pipe Course at the Con College and spent three weeks in our back shop with our instructor Scott Donio (from left to right – Lea Enders, Instructor Scott Donio, Elliot Arpin, Dillon Stroud, Dale Ball, Blake Mayes & Ben Lavoie) They all came out of the course with their F3/F4 & F6.


2022 CSA P.I.P.E.S Rigging Course. This was a 40hr course with a practical and theory exam (From left to right in group photo- Instructors Richard Carlson & Mike Otto, Kevin Lepinsky, Mike Caul, Martin Fortier, Joe Hainrich, Connor Moro,  Brad Davis, Broderson Operator Terry Melnyk, Mike Jurcik, and Kyle Wiejak