March 2018

Work Ready Work Force (WRWF) Information

Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Please read the Terms and Conditions of Work Ready Work Force (WRWF) that went into effect at the beginning of last year.

2018 Bohler Rod Upgrade and Evaluation Course Now Offered

Tuesday, March 27, 2018
UA Local 488 will be running a 2018 Bohler Rod Upgrading and Evaluation course throughout the month of April into early May. Please click on the link for a date that works best for you. If you have any questions, please contact Jason Elias, Business Representative, Pipelines, at (780) 819-4090.

2018 UA Local 488 Committee Election Results

Friday, March 23, 2018
Please view the following results from the 2018 UA Local 488 Committee elections. Congratulations to those who were elected and a special thanks to all who put their names forward.

AWP & WFP Fundamentals Course - June, 2018

Thursday, March 22, 2018
The Alberta Pipe Trades College (APTC) is now accepting registrations for an Advanced Work Packaging (AWP) and Workface Planning (WFP) Fundamentals Course June 25 - 29, 2018. If you are interested in this course offering, please contact the Registrar at (780) 482- 9529. ​

Bill 1 - The Energy Diversification Act: Important Background

Thursday, March 15, 2018
During last week's Throne Speech, the Government of Alberta announced the expansion of the Petrochemicals Diversity Program. The intent of this Bill is to diversify Alberta's economy and stop the boom/bust policies of the past. Please read the announcement here: https://www.alberta.ca/release.cfm?...

Two Instrument Fitter Courses Offered in May

Wednesday, March 14, 2018
The Alberta Pipe Trades College (APTC) will be running two Instrument Fitter courses in May. Registration is now open for the following dates: • May 7 – 11, 2018 • May 14 – 18, 2018 Please contact the Registrar at (780) 482-9529 and register today.

Pipeline Newsletter For March, 2018

Tuesday, March 6, 2018
The March 2018 edition of the Pipeline Newsletter is now available. Please read the reports and stay up-to-date with what's going on with YOUR Local.

New Policy Helps Alberta’s Apprentices Get To Work

Thursday, March 1, 2018
A new bidding policy for construction contractors will ensure apprentices receive work experience on all major Government of Alberta-funded infrastructure and transportation projects. Click to read the complete story.

February 2018

Apprenticeship Classes Now Available!

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Registration is now available for the attached Apprenticeship classes at the Alberta Pipe Trades College (APTC). Please call and reserve your spot today.

2018 Spring Shutdown Schedule

Monday, February 26, 2018
The 2018 Spring Shutdown Schedule is now available for your viewing. Please note that the expiration date on this schedule is June 24, 2018.