Upcoming Courses

Training Co-ordinator, Jason Wright at jason@local8.ca   780-426-3375 ext. 228
Adrienne Bode at
training@local8.ca   780-426-3375 ext. 225

The Training Department is now utilizing a tracking system (Bistrainer) for all certificates. To register,  we require your e-mail address. Please email Jason or Adrienne for more details or to complete the registration.

Please note that you MUST contact the Training Department prior to registering in any course if you wish reimbursement. To register, or for more information on any offered course, contact the Training Office.

There will be a NO SHOW fee added to your file if you sign up for a course and do not show /cancel within 48 hours prior to start time.  Please note that courses held at the hall must have a minimum of 3 members registered, or the course will be cancelled.
 


Please ensure that the hall receives a copy of all your training certificates for our records

WHMIS

A generic, free online WHMIS course is offered by AIXSAFETY.COM
Make sure your speakers are on before starting

Course results are not stored, so you must be sure to save a copy of the certificate at the completion of the course - no other verification will be available. You will have the option to
print the certificate. At that time, you should also save or print to file as a .pdf document
and e-mal a copy to training@local8.ca

Courses are in the Edmonton Hall unless otherwise noted
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Available Courses

The Training Trust has approved the addition of  Defensive Driving to the list of approved courses subsidized by the Fund.

The approved course is offered by Alberta Construction Safety and is called "Defensive Driving - 3 Demerit Reduction Program (Alberta)".
It can be accessed through your Bistrainer account (click on the Store, then Driver tab - you'll find it on page 5) or from the Alberta Construction Safety Association website.  On successful completion, submit your receipt and a copy of the completion card to the Training Fund for reimbursement of the $99.95 cost. For more information, see
HERE

List of Approved Courses

Courses in BLUE are directly billed to Local 8. Please contact the Local 8 Training Office for available providers.

Courses in RED are reimbursable.
Copies of receipts and completion cards must be submitted to the Local 8 Training Office for re-imbursement

Alberta Legislation Awareness
(ACSA)
Leadership for Safety Excellence
(ACSA)
Alcohol, Drugs & Safety (ACSA) * Math Refresher
Course

(Local 8)
* Auditor Training
Program
(ACSA)
* Measuring - Advanced
 (Local 8)
* Basic Instructional
Techniques

(ACSA)
  OSSA Basic Safety Orientation (BSO)
(Multiple Providers)
Better Supervision
(BSV)
OSSA Confined Space
(Multiple Providers)
Blueprint Reading
1 and 2
(Local 8)
OSSA Elevated Work Platform
(Multiple Providers)
* Blueprint Reading
for sheeter/deckers
(Local 8)
OSSA Fall Protection
(Multiple Providers)
* Communication and Ethics for the
Safety Leader

(ACSA)
OSSA Fire
Watch
(Multiple Providers)
* Construction
Safety Administration

(ACSA)
Overhead
Cranes
(Multiple Providers)
Construction Safety Training  System (CSTS -09)
(ACSA online)
* Prime
Contractor

(ACSA)
Defensive
Driving
(ACSA)
 Principles of Health & Safety Mgmt. (ACSA)
 First Aid - Standard Level 'C'
2 day course
(Multiple Providers)
Rigging
(Multiple Providers)
Fork Lift
(Multiple Providers)
Swing Stage
(Multiple Providers)
H2S Alive
(Multiple Providers)
WHIMIS / Train
the Trainer
(ACSA)
Horizontal Lifeline Installation
(Multiple Providers)
 * Worksite Investigation Basics (ACSA)
* Introduction to
Welding
(Local 8)
Zoom Boom / Telehandler
(Multiple Providers)
 Industrial Construction Crew Supervisor (AIT)  
* indicates new course

Construction Safety Training System (CSTS) 09 Upgrade

If you have an ACSA CSTS v 3.2 issued between January 1st 2004 and October 31st 2010; you are eligible for the free 09 upgrade. You can complete this online by logging in and clicking "E-learning Registration". It will confirm your eligibility for the upgrade and guide you through the process.

If you need assistance in doing the CSTS-09 upgrade you can call ACSA at 780-453-3311 and ask for e-learning