September 2017

2017-2018 PLCAC Student Award Program Now Open!

Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Every year, the Pipe Line Contractors Association of Canada (PLCAC) seeks candidates from across the country for the PLCAC Student Awards Program. To qualify, applicants must be a son, daughter, or ward of a person whose principal income is derived from the pipeline construction industry. The...

Fort McMurray Monument - Petition For Support

Friday, September 8, 2017
Over the years, tens of thousands of members of Alberta’s building trades sacrificed time away from their families and personal lives in order to build oilsands projects over the past fifty years. These projects have enhanced the lives of the Alberta and Canadian building trades workers and their...

Reimbursement Of Work-Ready Workforce Training Courses

Friday, September 8, 2017
Please read the following as it relates to the reimbursement of Work-Ready Workforce training courses. Please note this reimbursement is for Local 488 members only in good standing.

ACTSS 17th Annual Halloween Extravaganza

Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Local 488 is proud to support the Animal Cancer Therapy Subsidization Society's (ACTSS) 17th Annual Halloween Extravaganza. This gala is Edmonton's pet and family friendly fundraiser that raises much needed funds to subsidize pet cancer treatments in Alberta. If you wish to attend this most worthy...

Important Information For Steamfitter-Pipefitter Apprentices

Friday, September 1, 2017
Apprenticeship and Industry Training (AIT) is planning to increase the steamfitter-pipefitter apprentice program from a three-year program to a four-year program starting September 1, 2018. Please click on the following link for all the details.

August 2017

Advanced Work Packaging (AWP) Courses Ready For September and November

Tuesday, August 29, 2017
The Alberta Pipe Trades College (APTC) will be running Advanced Work Packaging (AWP) courses from September 11-15, 2017 as well as November 27-December 1, 2017. Click on the following link for details on how to register.

Confirmation of Tuition Expense Form

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Please read the following revised version of the Confirmation of Tuition Expense Form.

2017 Revised Fall Shutdown Schedule

Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Please click on the updated Fall Shutdown Schedule as of August 9, 2017.

July 2017

Online Registration Now Available For OSSA and BSO Safety Courses

Wednesday, July 26, 2017
In an effort to provide faster and more efficient service to our members, the Alberta Pipe Trades College (APTC) will now be taking registrations exclusively online for all OSSA and BSO safety courses. For Local 488 members in good standing, there is no cost for taking these courses. The costs for...