Members of LiUNA are experienced Construction Craft Workers who rely on a diverse set of skills, performed on a wide variety of jobsites. LiUNA members build roads, bridges, tunnels, transit and energy systems as well as work on demolition and renovation projects. Members assist in the construction and maintenance of power plants and substations, dig trenches for lines, and repair roads after line installation, and build supporting infrastructure such as oil and gas pipelines. Members are skilled in general construction, concrete placement, roadway construction, site preparation, pipelaying, erosion control, hoisting and rigging, OSSA safety training, permit-required confined space, rough terrain forklift operation, trenching and excavation safety, erecting turbines, and solar panel installation.

Laborers Training Trust Fund

LiUNA offers mobile training and on-site training in every province. If you are a member in Alberta, training is offered through the Alberta Laborers Training Trust Fund (ALTTF).

The Alberta Laborers Training Trust Fund offers training in;

  • Construction Safety Training System
  • Construction Craft Laborer such as; blueprint reading, formwork, grade person, scaffolding tender and erector.
  • Generic Courses such as; H2S alive, first aid, WHMIS.
  • OSSA Skill Courses such as; fall protection fire watch and monitor/entry.
  • Pipeline Construction Safety Training 
  • Safety Courses
  • Skills Courses such as; asbestos worker, foreman course, pipeline safety.

To learn more about the courses, orientation and schedule offered to members through the Alberta Laborers Training Trust Fund...

LiUNA Tri-Fund

The Canadian Tri-Fund works with LiUNA Locals and their Signatory Contractors to establish open paths of communication and develop LiUNA programs sponsored and endorsed by the Management partnership.

The Tri-Fund works to create an understanding of unified resolve between Union and Management and establish an intense focus on issues of mutual importance to LiUNA and Signatory partners.

We invest in our membership through continued training the keeps our members skills up-to-date. 

Each Local provides extensive training to our members. For training in;

British Columbia - CLICK HERE

Alberta - CLICK HERE

Saskatchewan - CLICK HERE

Manitoba - CLICK HERE

Red Seal Certification and Apprenticeship

Training For Your Future

The Red Seal Program is recognized as the interprovincial standard of excellence in the skilled trades in Canada.The program was established more than 50 years ago to provide greater mobility for all skilled workers. Through the program, tradespersons are able to obtain Red Seal Certification through successfully completing an interprovincial exam.

Construction Craft Worker Apprentices:

  • Are paid while gaining work experience.
  • Receive wage increases as level of skill increases.
  • Do not pay for their education.
  • Develop long term transferable skills.

Those who can demonstrate construction skills may be initiated without having to participate in the apprenticeship program. 

To learn more regarding Red Seal Certification or apprenticeship contact your LiUNA Local. CLICK HERE to find an Local near you.