To learn about the courses Local Union No.721 offers read below.
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0-8 Ton Carrydeck (Broderson)This course will provide the successful applicant with a Record of Training for familiarization, inspection, safe usage and rigging in conjunction with the operation of a 0-8ton rated capacity Carry Deck Crane.Duration: 2 consecutive days, Saturday and Sunday 8 hours + per day.Requirements: Apprentice applicants must have completed level 2 (intermediate) to register for this course.
Blueprint Reading CourseThere are various blueprint reading courses offered at the training center duration varies for each please specify which course you are interested in taking when you submit your application from one of the following:
Duration: Not AvailableRequirements: None
Confined SpaceDescription to be added soon.
First Aid / CPRThis course will give the successful applicant a valid emergency first aid certificate which will have a three year expiry.
Duration: 8 hours.Requirements: None
(Standard) First AidThis two day course will give the student the required accreditation for first aid that is necessary under WSIB regulation 1101 that is typically necessary for Health and Safety representatives on Jobsites. Recommended for Job Stewards. The course will take place on one weekend, Saturday and Sunday, 8 hours per day. No restrictions of application for the course.The course will take place on one weekend, Saturday and Sunday, 8 hours per day. No restrictions on application for the course.
Foreman TrainingDescription to be added soon.
Forktruck / Propane Handling / WHMIS UpdateApplicants will have to provide a record of training for first time WHMIS in order to challenge the update for whmis. Successful applicants will be given a record of training card which has a three year expiry date. Note: WHMIS must be updated yearly.
Duration: 2 consecutive days, Saturday and Sundays, 8 hours per day.Requirements: None
Generic Health & Safety Level 1This course will give the successful applicant a background on current health and safety legislation in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
Duration: 2 days, 8 hours + per day.Requirements: None
High Angle Rescue Level 1 & 2Description to be added soon.
Instrument CourseThis course will give the successful applicant a comprehensive background in using optical instruments for plumbing, aligning and layout on contractors levels, transits, theodolites, digital theodolites and total stations.This course is not open to ironworker apprentices.
WeldingThis course will allow the participant to practice in advance of C.W.B. testing for procedures using the following types of welding processes:
Course deposit required – $85.00 (refundable). Participants will be afforded three chances at a successful challenge of the C.W.B. procedure they are attempting.
Open weld practices are Mondays from 12pm to 7:00pm & Wednesdays from 12pm to 7:00pm
Power Elevated Work PlatformsDescription to be added soon.
Rigging Safety CourseThis course will give the successful applicant a comprehensive background in fibre-line and wire rope rigging and rigging accessories and applications.
Duration: 3 days, 8 hours + per day.Requirements: This course is not open to Ironworker apprentices.
Swingstage (Suspended Access Equipment)Description to be added soon.
WAH (Working at Heights)This course will give the successful applicant a generic certification for working at heights.
Duration: 6.5 hours.Requirements: None
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